Growth & Retention

Urban Bush Babe: Denise Michel

Urban Bush Babe: Denise Michel

Tell us your name and where you are from?  Peace, my name is Denise Michél and I currently reside in New York City How long have you been natural?   I have been natural since the age of 13, prior to that I was insisted to get a relaxer because my hair was untamable and(…)

Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner

Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner

Last week I did a review on Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo and this week I’m talking about its awesome partner Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner. This is one of my staple conditioners. Its $3.99, its almost all natural ;), provides great great great slip, leaves my hair moisturized, uber soft, and ohhh…..the tingling sensation(…)

What You Know About Hair Struggles?

What You Know About Hair Struggles?

(Kay not pictured). I hope ya’ll don’t mind if I keep it real for a second. I want to bring up a bit of a touchy subject. Should type 3 curly girlies really be included in the natural hair movement? I mean, I’m sure during times of slavery, the darker toned, kinky headed slaves thought(…)

How Do You Wear Your Hair For The Warmer Weather?

How Do You Wear Your Hair For The Warmer Weather?

Ok, so I don’t know how I have been leaving my fro out in the heat for all these years, it makes me too hot! I’m looking to do some protective styles for the warmer weather. Here is a throw back pic with corn rows, a great style to keep cool in the heat while(…)

Jaden

Jaden

I am about to put Nikisha on blast but I’m sure most of you know by now Nikisha has a beautiful little boy named Jaden. The essence, intelligence and spirit of this little boy is a great testament of the love and amazing upbringing that Nikisha has instilled. Click this link to check out the(…)

What Advice Can we Give for New Naturals and Transitioning?

What Advice Can we Give for New Naturals and Transitioning?

Transitioning can be a tricky thing especially if you have only seen your hair straight for most of your life and that’s the only way you know how to take care of it. There are many things I hear women say to me like, ” I don’t know what my hair would look like without(…)

Want Super Slip? Try Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Conditioner

Want Super Slip? Try Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Conditioner

Herbal Essences Hello Hydration conditioner is the business! This is one of my staples although it isn’t natural. It gives your hair so much slip that any hair type should have an easier time getting through tangles and knots. I also use it on my son Jaden’s 4a/4b hair and it saves me a lot(…)

Length: 5 Tips to Help You Achieve it

Length: 5 Tips to Help You Achieve it

If you want to gain length but frustrated with your results here are 5 tips that just might put you on the path to achieving more length. Patience: Learning this  can not only save you precious strands when detangling but also internally will make you much happier in the process of attaining length which will(…)

Natural Hair Confessions

Natural Hair Confessions

Sometimes I want to chop off all of my hair, maybe dye it and pull a Kelis number. Her hair styles are always so inspirational and tempting! How I prevent myself from doing this is looking at old pictures when my hair was jacked up from dying and frying it, I also look at pics(…)

Have You Ever Had Any Natural Hair Mishaps?

Have You Ever Had Any Natural Hair Mishaps?

My experience happened years ago, when I use to wear my hair in a pony tail puff on top of my head, almost like a pineapple. This created one of my worst natural hair experiences. I left it in that same pony tail for like 3 weeks without touching it, and the part where the(…)