Loc Feature Pi

Hi guys! picking up where I left off with my Kenyan adventure, I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Priscilla while out in Nairobi. I stumbled across her Instagram feed Pi_waithera and absolutely fell in love with her gorgeous locs. I reached out to her a few days before heading out to Kenya, we swapped contacts…

DIY Avocado Hair Mask

Spring has sprung and with it, the ‘fros’ are coming out. I’m often sceptical about having my hair out, with the frizz and detangling afterwards it always seemed to be a lot more hassle than it was worth. I can never seem to get the curl definition just right after a wash day, apart from…

Hair Formula

I am beyond excited to share this months’ blog post on essentially ‘cracking your hair formula’; figuring what and why your hair does what it does. For me, this has been the jackpot of all hair tips when it comes to understanding my own natural hair. I find that as a natural, this is information has been…

Postpartum shedding

Birth Story I can’t believe my little munchkin is exactly “6 WHOLE MONTHS” today. I get a little emotional thinking about it and I’m so eternally grateful to God for getting us to this point. Who knew I could fall so deeply in love with one little tiny person and I can’t imagine what life…

My 5 Key Principles on Length Retention

As promised here are details of what I’ve been doing with my hair this past year and my length check. I feel the need to put a disclaimer right here to say what I’m about to share is by no means spectacular, just a few simple tips that can go a long way. I can already…

Yoghurt Treatment for Natural Hair

Treatment For Natural Hair ….Yoghurt and Mayonnaise…      2 days post Yoghurt Treatment Yoghurt is great for conditioning your hair, I tend to use it as a protein treatment by mixing it with other ingredients I find in the kitchen. I know it doesn’t sound as appealing, to slather yoghurt onto you hair, but it’s really worth…

Avocado Treatment for Natural hair

Protein Treatment For Natural Hair ….Avocado… Avocado is not just a healthy part of our diet but also an amazing hair treatment. There are so many benefits to avocado in general. Here are a few reasons its great for your hair. Avocado oil has a variety of proteins and vitamins that promote hair growth and…

Moisture and Natural Hair

Importance Of Moisture For Natural Hair …Protein treatments.. Hey guys!! This month I’d like to share some of the ways you can maintain moisture in natural hair. Moisture is key in the health and maintenance of those lovely locks. Some characteristics of good mosturised hair are:   good elasticity in Afro hair (if you ping…

Benefits of Apple-cyder vinagar (ACV) for natural hair

                                        APPLE CYDER VINEGAR Happy New year folks!! 2013 has been a crazy good year and a lot’s happened since my last posts. I got married in August…Yay!! and will at some point… do a wedding series!!…

Why CUT Natural Hair

FOR THE LOVE OF HAIR NEW LENGTH AFTER CUT I had an interesting weekend, it all started with a new hair cut. It’s so disheartening when you’re constantly plagued by those tenacious  knots and scissors are the only way out. I blame myself entirely!! I haven’t had a trim for over a year and with the condition my…

5 tips for Transitioning Natural Hair

YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS… So it’s about that time and you’ve probably been wrestling with the idea of going natural BUT chopping off all your hair is leaving you in a cold sweat. Don’t sweat it!! here are a few tips for transitioning hair. PS: These tips aren’t the holy grail for transitioning hair, they’re simply snippets from…

Hair Care

Shea Butter Oh The Joys Of Shea Butter!! One of the things I’ve discovered along my natural hair journey is shea butter. I don’t know why but my hair loves this stuff. It locks in moisture and really helps when it comes to detangling. I use it after ‘spritzzing’ my hair with water- trusty hair…