Stunning Headwrap Styles for your hair; Part II

Stunning Headwrap Styles for your hair; Part II

Why I love headwraps: 1.They are great for covering up a bad hair day. When I’m too lazy to comb my hair or wash it. I just use a headwrap to cover up the mess without anyone knowing what lies beneath. 2. Since I went natural, I discovered the importance of deep conditioning but sometimes [...]

Stunning Headwrap Styles for your Hair; Part I

Stunning Headwrap Styles for your Hair; Part I

"My love for headwraps wasn't instant! Growing up, I'd always loved African print. Being Ugandan, I saw kitenge items of clothing so widely praised, it was hard not to be passionate about them. My older sister who was transitioning to natural hair hated how her hair looked during that stage. She vowed to wear headwraps [...]

Inspiring Afro Hairstyles for your natural hair

Inspiring Afro Hairstyles for your natural hair

How I learnt how to style, and what my experience has been like? I think styling is very texture dependent. The first time I went natural I had very healthy hair. I would do very easy washes, mostly because I didn’t know a lot about managing natural hair. I used kitchen-based products such as; olive [...]

All you need for a smooth transition to a natural hair journey.

All you need for a smooth transition to a natural hair journey.

A quote by Coco Chanel declares that “a woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life”. I had poured through thousands of pictures of women owning their natural hair and was haunted by old images of my mother and great-aunt sporting their full, voluminous hair. I remember clearly the day I looked [...]

Protective styling to retain length for longer natural hair

Protective styling to retain length for longer natural hair

Protective styling for hair growth This is a practice that I have done for years though not properly, long before I knew of the benefits of protective styling. Most of us within the natural hair community know protective styling to be done using hair extensions only (braids, twists, wigs, weaves etc.). However, you may protective [...]

3 Home Remedies to Naturally get Rid of Dandruff

Dandruff! Let’s talk about that itchy scalp About 50% of people struggle with dandruff so there’s nothing to be ashamed of. It is also the most commercially exploited skin disease/ disorder by personal care industries (Ranganathan S, 2010). Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means I may earn some money if you click on [...]

How I have grown my 4c natural hair!

How I have grown my 4c natural hair!

The journey started when I was in primary school (middle school). My mum would relax my hair each term. However, the relaxer would only work for two-three weeks. I had very thick 4c hair with a lot of volume. When I got older, I would go to the salon for my quarterly relaxer treatment. The [...]

Hot Oil Treatment

Hot Oil Treatment

What is a hot oil treatment? This treatment prevents dry, brittle hair and split ends while strengthening and moisturizing your hair strands. The process involves applying warm oil to hair and scalp. Both wet and dry hair can benefit from this treatment. I have recently discovered that doing this treatment after washing and conditioning your [...]