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A Natural Hair Inspired Halloween

Happy Halloween, Everyone!!! The costumes are out, the vibe is spooky, and fall has finally arrived in Virginia! With all the costume ideas out there this year, I decided to not only have some fun at work, but to work a costume around a fabulous protective style: Paying homage to the iconic Janelle Monae, a little extra “umph” to the classic pomp transformed this work look into a perfectly fashionable (and work-appropriate) Halloween statement. How are you rocking your natural hair this Halloween?    

Why Air-drying May Be Damaging Your Tresses

Do the rules of natural hair care confuse you?  One minute, you’re reading “no shampoo! low manipulation!” and the next you’ve found a blog featuring a naturalista who does twistouts daily, shampoos weekly, and has hair down to her butt! We all know the cardinal rule: No heat. Welp.  Now even that’s changed.

OOTD: Neon Colorblock

I wore this outfit to the Send-off brunch at the 3rd Annual Delaware Naturally Redefined Hair & Holistic Expo.  It’s a lovely ensemble to blend the transition of summer to fall. Dress: Nachiket Barve Tumeric Spice Sheath Black Pumps: Fioni Night Jeanna Nails: Sally Henson Insta-dri Mint Sprint

OOTD: All Chained Up

  I wore this edgy number to the 3rd Annual Delaware Naturally Redefined Hair & Holistic Expo as my panelist dress.  It certainly got a number of stares and compliments.  It’s also perfectly suited for a night out on the town. Dress: Moschino Chain to Zip Dress Black Pumps: Fioni Kutzie Nails: Sally Henson Insta-dri Mint Sprint

Is Transitioning A Waste of Time?

I joined Blogging University 101 and Writing 101 this month and the first challenge in Writing 101 is a stream of consciousness exercise. As I’m sitting here letting my thoughts flow regarding what I want to write about for this challenge, I remembered how someone mentioned to me once that it was a complete waste of time to transition to natural hair—one should just big chop.

Pre-poo with Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Line

This post has been a long time coming–like three months long time coming [insert shame face here].  But since I’ve slightly altered my regimen from the first time I experimented with the pre-poo, I’m going to summarize my review of the initial product combination I tried and update what my actual pre-poo regimen is today.