Angela Simmons Shares Long Hair Secrets

Ever since the era of social media, celebrities have shared photos of their hair sans weaves first through Twitter and now via Instagram.  Angela Simmons’ hair share a few years ago quickly circulated the internet with women on blogs and hair boards alike in awe of how long and healthy her hair is.  Although there… [Continue Reading]

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Wash Day | Flexirods on Dry Hair

Arguably my favorite two styles of all times are roller and rod sets.  While relaxing my hair, I had gotten to the point where I was able to set my hair in 45 minutes or less and with my amazing dryer, would also dry in about the same amount of time.  I prefer not using… [Continue Reading]

Flexirods on 4C Natural Hair

All About Crochet Braids!

Crochet braids have had a HUGE resurgence in popularity over the past few months.  You may remember this look from the 90s, but a few updates to technique and hair used has given the style completely new life!  As a refresher from my original post on crochet braids, the style is created by braiding your hair… [Continue Reading]

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7 Scarf Hairstyles for Bad Hair Days

Despite the fact that I’ve been hiding my hair away through protective styles through most of my transition, I still have bad hair days.  Days where my edges and closure isn’t quite blended right, or when I don’t want to use heat to straighten them or when the waves and curls of my virgin hair… [Continue Reading]

Scarf Hairstyles

Atlanta Exes Star Torrei Hart Talks Hair, Locs & Family

Vh1′s new reality show, Atlanta Exes, is a spin-off of the Hollywood version and also features a group of women who were once married or engaged to famous entertainers.  Torrei Hart is one of the stars of the show and was once married to comedian superstar, Kevin Hart.  If you are a fan of Kevin’s comedy,… [Continue Reading]


Rollerset Challenge Updates & Prizes

For those who are not aware, I am hosting a 6 Month Rollersetting Challenge that will run from January 1 - June 21, which is the first day of summer.  Please check out the original post for more details and to let me know if you would like to sign up by 12/31.  We would love to have you along!I mentioned in the original post that there will be prizes awarded.  I wanted to let you know early how you can win and the prizes.  As stated in the … [Read more...]

New Hair Company Sells Pre-made ‘U’ Part Wigs!

Tonsure HairI'm super excited about this upcoming review.  As you know, I recently created a Facebook page and twitter for L4L (info on the left sidebar).  I follow mostly hair enthusiasts like myself and a couple hair companies.  I found Indore by looking thru Traycee's (from KISS) twitter followers.  I was intrigued by their description which reads:Tonsure Hair is the first exclusive, online members-only discount hair extension boutique … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Have our HHJs caused us to stop supporting black owned haircare lines?

One of my personality pieces has definitely been displayed for you since I started L4L. In case you missed it check out the following posts:my love for black men heremy boycott of Asian owned BSSs here (which I have definitely been sticking to)my pro-black t-shirt and support of minority owned businesses hereSo yes, to say that I am pro-Black may be a bit of an understatement.  LOL!  Well, I did a guest blog on … [Read more...]

Jumbo Flexi Set – Day 4

Just letting you know how this week's flexirod set is holding up.  Today is Day 4.So...even larger curls are last pretty well.  In case you missed it, here is the link to the post and video I posted about how I achieved this look; I follow this method nightly to preserve my set.  So EASY and low maintenance! I really think the Rollersetting Challenge is going to help me take my hair to the next level.  Check out my rollersetting tips, which … [Read more...]

Tips for a Successful Rollerset (incl. videos)

Thank you so much to everyone who signed up for the Rollersetting Challenge!!!  We already have about twenty participants (give or take 1-2) so far and I could not be more excited.  Special thanks to Ally (My Healthy Hair Journey), Shika (Hair I Am World) and Jeni (Just Grow Already) for re-posting on your blogs!  I heart my "hair girls"! lol. I am asking for starting pictures to be taken by 12/31/11.  Pictures are an important part of a … [Read more...]

Social Networking: Add, follow, friend, tweet, subscribe, lol!

Yep, I am asking you to do it all, but I promise I have good reason...just listen!See the left sidebar or click the links below:Like the Facebook page, Follow me on Twitter, Subscribe on YouTubeAnd follow the blog by whichever avenue you choose!Even though I've been YouTubing for over two years now and all over the hair forums and boards...I never really felt the need to sign up for all the different social media platforms that are available for … [Read more...]

Grown Woman Topic: A 2k Dollar Personal Massager?!?!

Ok so I'm finishing up my cyber Christmas shopping today right?  Since I am travelling to NJ for Christmas, I buy a lot online and want to ensure that my gifts are delivered in time.  No sense in buying a lot of gifts only to have to make them fit in my luggage.  So, I'm browsing on Brookstone, checking out the prices of the towel warmers  for my brother (he's incessantly cold) and I click on the personal massage section just for kicks.  I … [Read more...]

6 Month Rollersetting Challenge!!!

Rollerset Your Hair til Summer! January 1 - June 21 Rollers have come a very long way.  They are so extremely versatile and can give a number of different looks.  Curls, spirals, waves, flips, and yes even straight!  They add smoothness to the hair, body, movement,  and volume.  The possibilities of different looks you can achieve using different rollers are endless. Let me know that you plan to participate in this rollersetting … [Read more...]