The 2016 Dream Big Fair: Motivation to Live Our Dreams

My first GR Naturals Meetup

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CURLS – My Favorite Natural Hair Group

It’s All About the Curls! It’s All About the Curls! It’s All About the Curls! I can’t help but get excited when I think about this invigorating social networking community for naturalistas on Facebook and Instagram. It’s members are jazzy, classy, and sassy. You will find some of everybody there, from the novice transitioner to the most sensational natural hair vloggers/bloggers on the web, including the fabulous Ty Crable, Lawanda Trice, Regal Fro, Staci Watson and many more. The FB group is jammed packed with…

Fighting Like a Curly Girl

Relationships are so important but challenging. I feel society creates unwarranted competitiveness amongst women that causes us to sabotage instead of support one another. That’s why I want to share information about those who have helped and continue to help me along my hair journey. These are women whom I love and respect. They are insatiable, brillant, positive and vibrant. Some will be bloggers and vloggers but others will be Curl Friends from around the way, family, friends and classmates. Game recognizes game so it’s…

I Do It For My Curl Friends

My hair journey started out all about me learning to love myself. It’s evolved into a passion as I was forced to ask experienced naturals what to do. The next thing I knew, people were asking about my routine. I shared my trials and tribulations and they in turn shared their experiences. I realized that I wasn’t the only 35 year old woman who didn’t know how to do her hair. Other sistahs were struggling with pressures to conform to society’s standards of beauty instead…

My hair regimen

It has literally taken five years for me to figure out how to make my curls pop and retain moisture. The hardest part is figuring out what products my hair likes and what it doesn’t. First, I tried to figure out my hair type. I’m a 4b,  4c but what does that mean? It wasn’t helpful. Next I read about the LOC method. Liquid, oil, and creamy usually left me with creamy flakes. My hair doesn’t like to be styled with creams. I can moisturize…

LoveLEE Hair 101: The Basic Tools

Going natural evokes so many different feelings. I was very excited to begin my journey toward love myself (LoveLEE) and unleash the beast (my natural hair). I was afraid that I wouldn’t be able to handle the situation though. People may say that it’s just hair; but for me, it was a situation, a major situation. I didn’t know where to begin so it was a lot of trial and error… Some days it still is.  You don’t have to do it alone though. Here are the tools…

Natural hair. Why Does It Matter?

My grandmother used to say, “You’re hair is your crown and glory.” That essentially means: if you take care of yourself, you’ll feel good about yourself. When you feel good about yourself, you can accomplish whatever you set your mind on. Black women understand this very well. That’s why the black hair industry grosses over $5 billion dollars each year. After several years of introspection, I realized that there was a time in my life when I didn’t like myself. I set out to find…