We Show Love Around Hair: Grand Rapids Area Natural Hair Meet-Ups & Related Events

Hair in GR, we show made love for our curlfriends. A few Sundays ago, I had the pleasure of having brunch with an incredible group of ladies. It was a brunch held by the Women of Color Creatives (WOC Creatives). It was hosted by aestheticism and make-up artist, Janiece Hughuley, the owner Studio 824 Beauty Lounge. We weren’t meeting about a hair-related issue but I could help but to crush on everybody’s hair. I love when Sistah Queens get together to encourage one another and…

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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…

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…