Training Your Natural Curls: What I wish I knew in the begining

Yesterday three different people ask me for hair tips. I love it! I’m really glad to help other people find joy in themselves. People who ask about my hair usually want to know one or two things – how I make my curls pop and how I retain moisture. I’ve shared my routine in the past (Click here for a refresher). Today, I’m going to give you an updated version to save you time and money.First and foremost, if you are thinking about embracing the natural life,…

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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…