How To Style Your TWA After The Big Chop

So you recently did the big chop and now you are at a crossroad. What are you to do with your hair, or lack thereof? You are starting to question your sanity and doubting the decision to get rid of your relaxed hair. But let’s face it, it’s too late to turn back now. So, the best thing for you to do at this point is to find different ways to style your TWA so you can feel better about you decision to chop your hair off. Where should you start? Don’t worry, I got you covered… In this post we will be discussing different ways to style your hair after the big chop. I recently received an email from one of my lovely readers asking for advice on how to style her hair after the big chop. She recently cut her relaxed ends out after transitioning for 5 months…

View Post

The Do’s and Don’ts For Low Porosity Hair Care

If you have low porosity hair, you must know how hard it is to get moisture to penetrate your hair strands. Low porosity hair care can get a little challenging. But the good news is, once you know what to do, keeping your hair moisturized does not have to be complicated. All you have to do is follow a few simple steps. Then you will be on your way to beautifully moisturized hair. Your dry brittle hair days will be put behind you for good. Knowing the dos and don’ts for low porosity hair care is the key to beautiful hair. So what is the best way to care for your low porosity hair? Caring for your low porosity hair includes a few simple steps. The list below will go over the dos and don’ts to caring for your low porosity hair. If you incorporate these techniques in your daily regimen, you will have…

View Post

1 Thing Every Newly Natural Should Know

First of, let me start by saying I finally did the big chop! No more transitioning, I am officially a member of the natural hair community! After 5 long months of transitioning, I finally decided to chop my relaxed ends off.  It was a very exciting moment for me. I believe the big chop was the best decision I could have made. In my excitement as a newly natural, I thought I had covered all my bases. After all I have very little hair to manage. How hard can it be, right? I quickly realized that I was wrong. There is one major thing I did not know: my hair porosity level and how it affected me. The truth is taking care of your newly natural hair doesn’t have to be difficult. But if you don’t have the proper knowledge to do so, it will be the most frustrating thing you’ll get to do.  That’s…

View Post

7 Things You Should Know Before Ditching Your Relaxer

You’ve been relaxed all your life, but now you are to the point where you are seriously thinking about going back to your roots and ditching your relaxer. This can be an exciting thought but also scary. Now that mainstream media portrays a lot more women wearing their natural hair, more regular women are ditching their relaxers and going natural. I went natural not because it was cool, but because my hair needed it. First time I thought about it, I changed my mind. But now, knowing there’s a huge community of natural hair women out there ready to give support, definitely made the decision of ditching the relaxer much easier. I made the decision to go natural 5 months ago, and this is the best decision I could have made for my hair. It could be the same for you. Just know that if you are currently thinking about ditching your…

View Post

Going Natural Is It Really For you

Going Natural, Is it really for you? It might sound like a weird question, but it’s really important you take the time to think about it. Some women decide to go natural or start transitioning impulsively. They do it just because they see beautiful pictures of natural hair without really thinking it through. But they quickly revert back to their relaxer once the going gets rough. Are you asking yourself the question yet? Is going natural really for you? Please keep in mind that I am not bashing natural hair.  That’s not what this post is about. I am a natural woman and I wear my natural hair with pride. I just would like to bring awareness to certain aspects of going natural. We all know that once you change your hair, you appearance changes as well. I want to talk about the mental and emotional aspect of going natural. I was pushed to do some…

View Post