Real Talk

To All the Moms

To All the Moms

I got pregnant when I was 16 and it was one of the toughest things I have ever had to go through. Parenting is a journey and its not for everyone, because anyone can have a baby, but it takes certain characteristics and sacrifice to be a real mother. I’m sending my blessings and love(…)

Bad Mama Jama

Bad Mama Jama

(Left: Twin TK Wonder, Center: Bad Mama Jama, Right: Me) To the beautiful, intelligent, amazing and selfless woman who taught me the true meaning of wisdom, respect, determination, patience and love, Happy Mother’s Day! I feel so blessed to have been born with a best friend who I idolize in every way. I love you(…)

Texture Denial: You’re not really a True 4b-c…..Are You?

Texture Denial: You’re not really a True 4b-c…..Are You?

It seems I have been getting the random (for the most part the majority is supportive) emails of individuals who want to debate me on the authenticity of my texture type. I feel I have major support from many of our reader but I am going to be honest it is a bit frustrating and(…)

Natural Hair Advice: Make it Your Own

Natural Hair Advice: Make it Your Own

One of the most important factors I have learned through my hair experience is that no matter how similar two heads of hair seem just alike the reality of this illusion is exactly that…. it may SEEM but no two heads of hair are the same. Sometimes people fail to understand not only does the(…)

Hair Typing Divisions: “Bad Hair” or Are you a Solider of War?

Hair Typing Divisions: “Bad Hair” or Are you a Solider of War?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but I see beauty in every form, texture, color and length of natural hair but it seems that SOME individuals do not want to claim 4b-c or feel ashamed in doing so. The 4 range is considered the tightest curl or s- shaped pattern now 4c strands(…)

Is That Your Hair? No!!! Really?

Is That Your Hair? No!!! Really?

(Pictured above, hair down in 140 loose twists) Unfortunately women of color with natural long hair especially women with type 4a-c hair have been stigmatized as the official “bearers of weaves” (I am not a natural head against women who wear weaves because it can really assist during a transitional period, reaching personal length goals(…)

IS NATURAL HAIR JUST A TREND?

IS NATURAL HAIR JUST A TREND?

Remember in the 70′s when majority of women were rockin an afro? I was talking with a good friend of mine who is a natural, and she wondered if natural hair was just a trend right now, something that was gonna be around for a short time and then disappear like it did in the(…)

YOUR TRUE LIGHT IS WAITING FOR YOU

YOUR TRUE LIGHT IS WAITING FOR YOU

Someone asked me how I react when negativity is directed towards my hair and style and I simply say Martin Luther King said it best “Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.” People make fun of what they don’t understand, fear or something they want to attain but do not think it is possible(…)