The Beach VS My Curls, Who Will Win?!

The Beach VS My Curls, Who Will Win?!

 Hellohello lovelies, This is kinda a late post from 4th of July *cringe* Sorry haha Well this day I was going to the beach with some family so I thought that I should put in some curls instead of trying … Continue reading

Henna Results and End of the Year Progress

Here’s the post I promised you guys about the henna color results! Before I applied the henna I did the rainwash treatment for 40mins for absolutely noooo reason. Only because I had forgot I’d already purchased a shower filter which … Continue reading

Bentonite Clay Mask

Bentonite Clay Mask

Bentonite Clay What is it? Bentonite clay aka montmorillonite or living clay, can be used both internally and externally to cleanse and detoxify the body. It comes from naturally occurring volcanic ash sediments. This clay contains over 70 trace minerals. … Continue reading

Benefits of Silk Amino Acids for Hair and Skin

Benefits of Silk Amino Acids for Hair and Skin

I know some of you reading may have seen me say something about adding silk amino acids to some of my dc’s, so I decided to do a explanation of what they are. Enjoy 🙂 Silk Amino Acids. What are they? Silk … Continue reading

My hair texture/curl pattern revealed!!!

My hair texture/curl pattern revealed!!!

So I think it is safe to say my hair texture is 3C. 😀 You can see just how many different textures I’m working with as well, I have my natural texture then it goes down to the slightly looser … Continue reading

Keep Calm <3

Keep Calm <3

Black Hair Myth! Dundundunnnn!

Why is there this myth that black hair is incapable of growing long?

I believe black hair can be grown to great lengths with patience, protection, and proper care.

Unfortunately, most women today are unconsciously mishandling their hair and are breaking it off faster than it can grow!

Take note that coily, curly, kinky hair must be handled very gently because it is the most delicate of all hair types and breaks with little to no effort. Because black hair coils and curls, each point where the hair bends is a potential spot for breakage to occur, because the hair shaft there is weaker.

The deciding factor in hair length isn’t how fast or slow your hair grows but how much of that growth you retain. Length retention occurs best when you use protective styling methods to protect the ends of your hair from being damaged, they are the oldest parts of our hair therefore the most fragile. Styles like buns, two strand twists, flat twists and braids are great examples of protective styling.

Lets keep it g, we women do a lot of damaging things to our fragile hair like, blow drying, flat ironing, relaxing, bleaching, dying, frying! The list goes on, it’s no wonder our hair isn’t long and flowing down our backs. ( Not saying that’s what every women needs to aspire to do because we all know there are many fabulous ladies out there rocking the short hair) needless to say, all these factors cause our hair to become extremely dry and brittle eventually leading to breakage.

Hair in general needs a balanced level of moisture and protein to keep it healthy and to retain elasticity. Healthy hair with a good protein to moisture ratio will stretch and will be less likely to break or snap off during regular styling. Hair with a deficit in either of these two areas will show some warning signs.

Hair with a low moisture content, which is very common in black hair especially, will feel rough and brittle and breaks off very easily during styling, detangling, or just even running your fingers through. If you find little broken bits of hair all over your clothes or sink you probably have a moisture deficiency. To repair this focus on moisturizing your hair more often.

Healthy hair needs water!!! Water is your friend!!!

A spray bottle filled with water is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to help hydrate your hair. Doing a weekly deep conditioning would greatly benefit those with this type of problem. Focus on using conditioners that specialize in moisturizing. Aussie moist is a good one or the Trader Joes Naturals conditioner has worked well for me and its cheap!

Like 3$ #wepoppintaggsss

Moisture overload is the opposite of a protein overload but doesn’t happen very often, if it does your hair will feel limp, soggy, and stretch quite a bit without or before breaking. If this happens, its easier to fix than a protein overload. Try using a mild protein reconstructive treatment or if its really bad something hardcore like Aphogee 2step treatment.

Well I hope this little bit of information was of some value


In need of a haircut…

Ive recently reached my goal of midback length but I was looking at my ends and I desperately need at least one to two inches cut off. My biggest fear after reading some of the horror stories girls post of scissor happy stylists who end up taking them from bsl to nl, is losing all this length I’ve worked so hard to keep.


I’ve read so many awful posts about “jealous” stylists and people who just didn’t know how to properly handle black hair which inevitably ended up in setbacks, which is the last thing I’m looking to do.

I honestly haven’t had my hair cut professionally since I was like 15 so I have no idea where I should even be looking to get the job done.  I need to find a good stylist in my area

I’m kinda afraid to even get it done, so much so that I’m considering to just continue trimming it myself. #yolo

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