Does Un-Natural or Straight Hair Determine Your Character?

Does Un-Natural or Straight Hair Determine Your Character?

I was raised by the old phrase “Never judge a book by it’s cover” since I was 5 years old. I remember it was constantly instilled throughout my youth but really didn’t come to understand the true meaning until I was a little older. As a natural I think it is easy for some to(…)

Shingai Shoniwa

Shingai Shoniwa

I absolutely, utterly adore the beautiful and talented Shingai of the Noisettes, from the hair (my oh my the hair), style, fearless attitude and contagiously charming personality this woman is the meaning of a complete stunner!

Clarify your Hair w/Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo

Clarify your Hair w/Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo

Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle with Peppermint and Eucalyptus is my staple  shampoo. Oh how I love the tingling sensation and the super clean feeling it gives without stripping my hair. Its all natural which means its not harsh on your strands and its $3.99! This stuff is awesome because the ingredients prevent dry, itchy(…)

Have You Noticed?: Beyonce’s Back Up Dancers

Have You Noticed?: Beyonce’s Back Up Dancers

Beyonce’s two main back up dancers, who have traveled and danced alongside her through the success of “Single Ladies,” rock their huge Afros freely. Their kinks and coils can be seen flying everywhere throughout her many concerts and performances. I felt so compelled to do a post about this because Beyonce sometimes gets a bad rep for her long,(…)

Has Natural Hair Changed your Style?

Has Natural Hair Changed your Style?

Transitioning to au natural can change aspects of your life much more than just the physicality of the hair that can ultimately lead to the change of your inner spirit and open portals of fashion you never imagined yourself wearing and maybe this change has to do with a freedom that is unleashed a certain fearlessness that(…)

Is an Undefined Curl still a Curl?

Is an Undefined Curl still a Curl?

Is an undefined curl pattern still a curl? Is a flamingo still a bird even though it can’t fly? Uhhh absolutely but you will be surprised how many think otherwise. Nikisha and I believe all textures are absolutely beautiful and really try to showcase the full spectrum and versatility of natural hair but it is(…)

UPDO VS FREE: THE FIGHT OF THE YEAR

UPDO VS FREE: THE FIGHT OF THE YEAR

Sometimes deciding whether to wear your hair up or down can very much feel like the fight of the year but depending on your perspective there is only one reigning champion or perhaps a draw. This fight will be a toe to match as the contenders will battle it out to the twelfth round. The fighters have weighed(…)

Betty Davis: “They Say I’m Different”

Betty Davis: “They Say I’m Different”

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional pictures. I remember the first time I heard the beautiful funk, rock and soul singer Betty Davis sing “They say I’m different cause I’m a piece of sugar cane /Sweet to the core that’s why I got rhythm/My great grandma didn’t like the foxtrot/Nah instead she’d spit her(…)