Sunscreen for Spots As a dark skin girl who hated the idea of my skin getting even darker in the summer I spent my teenage and early twenties running away from the sun at peak hours. I didn’t love my darker hue in my thirties but I accepted it since I spent many days taking … Continue reading Shades of Brown in Summer: Spotty Skin
Activated charcoal is not your charcoal briquettes. Activated charcoal, emphasis on activated, is created when you take carbon sources like coconut shells, bone char, coal, olive pits or sawdust (I know those ingredients sound somewhat disturbing but trust me the end result is amazing for you) these carbon sources are cooked at a high temperature … Continue reading Activated Charcoal
Finally, the warm weather gods have decided to grace us with back to back warm days. Looks like spring is upon us and summer is coming. Time to change up that winter regimen for summer hair care. Sadly, I did not do a great job taking care of my hair this winter. I only had … Continue reading Spring/Summer Hair!
Sunday is my hair day, the day I try to devote to washing, deep conditioning and every six weeks or so dyeing. I bought some dye a few days before, jet black, and was all set to take a few hours to get rid of my gray hairs that pop up around my edges. Then … Continue reading Back to Henna
Black Hair Economics Although I find it insane that schools do not teach their students how to do all types of hair I do wonder if they did how that will impact the black hair stylist in the black communities. Would we then run out to the high end streets to get our hair … Continue reading Salon Diversity, Are You Here For It?
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To the the extent that you are ruining your natural hair journey? I have been chasing the curl since 2011 when I started my transition back to natural. I remember looking at countless photos on numerous natural hair blogs and dreaming of the day when I would have this big curly afro that defied gravity … Continue reading Are You A Curl Chaser?