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 [...]

Finger Coiling

Finger Coiling

This is part 1 of the curls series. This series will be exploring the different methods used to define curls. I have not always worn my hair in a curly style and I have received a couple of comments discouraging me from wearing my hair like this because it appears "unkempt" to some. I have [...]