Since posting about the toxic ingredients hidden in black hair products, I’ve been taking my time to research and better understand how to read product labels. It’s interesting how simple a task it is to read a product label but how difficult it is to understand what you’re reading or what you’re looking out for.… Continue reading How to read hair product labels
For the past few years there’s been a spotlight on black women’s shift from using chemical relaxers to straighten our hair to taking care of our hair as it naturally grows from our scalps. The natural hair movement has seen significant growth and interest in the black hair care community worldwide. However, not at the… Continue reading Do you know what’s in your hair products?
I’d say for the past 10/11 months I’ve been enjoying a life of wash and gos on my natural type 4 textured hair. Initially I started doing them because with my fresh fade haircut it was the easiest and most refreshing thing to do with my hair and I had the freedom of doing it… Continue reading Soaking wet Wash and Go fail…but I like it (and I know what to do to make it better next time)
“What are you going to do next? Are you going to focus on getting a job in your field? Have you started applying for jobs?” These were just a few of the questions I asked myself and was asked by others after graduating from University. It’s been six years since I graduated from University with… Continue reading Life after Uni and Finding my voice
There’s no better time than the changing of seasons to decide to switch things up, whether it be your wardrobe, your interior house designs or your hair. Although Autumn and Winter tend to call for more darker red, auburn, brown and black shades I’m still in love with the Rose Gold trend. Rose Gold has… Continue reading Hair Colour Inspiration: Rose Gold
As I’m currently growing my hair out from a tapered TWA to a shoulder length bob, I’m being very diligent and intentional about how I care for my hair. I’m also focusing on enjoying my hair while still keeping it healthy and being mindful of styling techniques. Instead of being too tunnel vision on my… Continue reading My Current Hair Care Routine
As I mentioned in my previous post I have a better understanding of my type 4 kinky coily hair having studied it over the past 5+ years. So the practices I now incorporate into its upkeep are based on what I found best kept my hair soft, moisturised, manageable, shiny and stress free. In the… Continue reading The Hair: Back to Basics