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]


HOTD: French Braided Headband

If you've been following me for a while you know that I am not the biggest fan of straight hair for very long.  Its weird because if I'm wearing curly styles exclusively for a while, I will get the urge to wear straight hair...but then after about three days I'm usually over it! lol.  So after rocking my rollerwrapped hair for a few days, true to form, I got bored.  To spice it up, I did a french braid across the front of my head to create a … [Read more...]

Vlog: Things I Wish I Figured Out Earlier in My HHJ!

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Shampooing Your Hair 101: How, When, and Why

Gone are the days when Black women only washed our hair once per month or less, when we cleansed until our strands squeaked,  and when we equated huge lather with the level of cleanness.  So if you still believe any of the mentioned, please open your minds and be prepared to change your views if you want to achieve the healthiest locks possible. Clean hair and scalps are essential to create the best growing environment.  Clean hair also … [Read more...]

Sisterhood Sunday: Appreciate Your Beauty!!!

"Dark am I, yet lovely..." (Songs of Solomon 1:5)I absolutely LOVED Sunday's message at church and could not wait to share it with you!  Once again, I am one of the co-chairs for Women's Month at my church.  And the committee decided that the 3rd Sunday would be dubbed Sisterhood Sunday.  And we began planning this year much later than normal so getting someone to speak for the occasion was a bit stressful but whenever the Holy Spirit is in … [Read more...]

Birthday Weekend Wash Day – Rollerwrap

Notice how I totally didn't post my wash day deets last week?  I did do my normal wash routine, but I have been so occupied that I literally didn't have the time to rollerset!  Oh the horror!!!  I felt like a bum all week in a fake twist out bun (I put it into 6 large twists to go to bed).  But such is happens!  My hair was well moisturized and protected on the positive side of things. I celebrated my birthday this weekend with … [Read more...]

Rollersetting Challenge: Spiral Set – VOTE NOW!!!

Rollersetting Challenge update!!! Just so you know, as I write this...I am hanging my head in shame!  I know many of you may be giving me the supreme side-eye because I didn't post MARCH'S mini challenge participants!  I didn't forget.  And I won't make any excuses.  But if you know the deal, you get busy!  If you don't blog, you still know the deal because you probably say you are too busy too blog! lol!!!  Well...I searched … [Read more...]

Simmering Sundays: Freezing Soups & Stews

This isn't really a recipe post per se...I intended for it to be, but as I was cooking, I just kept throwing more stuff into the pot and tasting and mixing, then throwing something else in! So, I can't even give you enough details for you to call this a recipe.  But to give you the basic idea:I sauteed diced onions, peppers and minced garlic in a bit of grapeseed oil then browned some ground turkey in the mixture.  Drained oil and seasoned meat … [Read more...]

My HUGE gripe with the Style Bloggers of Color Awards

I follow so many blogs, some of which I visit all the time and others more sporadically.  Everything from fitness, fashion, weight loss and nails.  I always see awards, conferences, gatherings, meet-ups, etc. being organized for fashion bloggers and naturals.  It's never bothered me in the least because if you started blogging to get recognition or fame...then you probably should direct those efforts elsewhere.  Sign up for a reality show … [Read more...]