DIY Deep Conditioners with Avocado

Hi there! It’s been way too long. So sorry for my absence! Am I the only that has noticed that avocados have been around for a while? Nah don’t think so. For those who might not know what they are, they look just like this Some people call them African pear. They’re awesome! They are…

How to Stretch your Hair Without Heat in 7 Simple Steps

Shrinkage is Real! Your hair gets clumped up, tangled and a lot difficult to do anything with. I should start by stressing the fact that you should never go to bed with your hair left out even if you have a satin piece on. It gets even worse when you sleep and turn on your…

8 Secrets to Getting that Perfect Hairstyle you See Online

Still on the protective styling issue. I’ve gotten a lot of complaints from girls of how they see such lovely styles that look so easy on social media, but they never seem to get it right on their own. I’ve been through that a lot of times, so I know the feeling. I also know…

Protective Styling Pt.2 – Extensions; Before, During and After

So last week, we talked about maintaining short-term protective styles, which are styles that last no longer than 2 weeks and are mostly done with your own hair. If you haven’t read that, you can check it out right here. On Instagram, I put up lots of styles from some awesome people, I’m sure you guys must…

Protective Styling Pt 1

For me, this is a major! Protective styling is simply a way of keeping your strands protected for a period of time, particularly your ends, such that there’s low manipulation because you don’t have to touch your hair or detangle, thereby, giving it some breathing space to grow naturally. If you’re not one who enjoys…

6 Simple but Effective DIY Moisturizing Spritz

If you’ve read my post on Moisturizing dry hair (right here), you’d know that having a spritz at hand helps to keep your curls refreshed and nourished. Now you could buy one or you could make yours. Here are a few tips that would be very effective for you: Pure Water Water is Moisture. Moisture is…

10 Tips for Detangling with Ease and Avoiding breakage 

Oh the struggle! Detangling is one of the major causes of breakage, because we’re always so impatient with it. I do have a few tips to make the job a lot easier. Keep in mind, patience is always key. 1. Use a wide-tooth comb These are the only type of comb you should use to…

How to Protect Your Hair During the Harmatthan 

Dry again. All the cracky lips and lotions that never seem to work. Oh and the worst part, this dust! Urgh, I hate that part, can’t even breathe properly. As much as you hate it, your hair hates it even more; it gets dry so easily, breaks more often and then it feels so hard…

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Hair Porosity 

So you got this amazing deep conditioner, that you’ve heard so much about; only great things can be said about it. You’re so excited, as soon as you get home, first thing, you apply it on your hair with smiles all over, wear a plastic cap over it, leave it for as long as the label…

Deep conditioning for Protein vs Moisture: The Big Difference 

In my previous post on deep conditioning, you would already know the basic reasons to deep condition, and a little bit on when and how to do so. What a lot of people don’t know is that there are different types of deep conditioners and these various types perform different functions.

How to Moisturize Dry Hair 

Our hair is naturally dry and hard. Deep conditioning helps to reduce this, but isn’t sufficient, especially since it is bad practice to deep condition hair too often. Moisturizing is simply adding moisture and retaining this moisture. Just like our bodies need water constantly to stay fresh and healthy, our hair needs that as well. Here’s…