How do you recover your hair from heat damage? You don’t! It is as good as gone and that’s the truth. It has to be cut. Now, you may think your letting go of length but you’re really not. That hair is dead, it no longer responds like the rest of your hair. If you can muster up the strength to let it go – … Continue reading Recovering From Heat Damage : My Story
You came here to see what the best curl creams are so keep scrolling! Yes, I have personally tried and loved all these products! Taliah Waajid Curly Curl Cream Taliah Waajid Curls, Waves and Naturals Curly Curl Cream, 6 Ounce … Gives great shine, which is underrated in natural hair products! Sticky in consistency but thick – meaning it gives great hold. … Continue reading Moisturizing Curl Creams Every Natural Should Try!
Hey all! On my birthday (July 28th woo!) , I got a protective style for my week long cruise. Because who wants to do their hair on vacation? I wanted something quick and easy, so I got the fairly popular style of 6 feed in/goddess braids with small braids in between. There was much deliberation about whether I should get them straight back or to … Continue reading First Time Feed In Braids! : Trigger Warning Included
Quick video on how I do this easy style! Continue reading How to: High Puff With A Bang!
When I read my heat damage story I posted a few months back I cringe. “How do you fix heat damage? You don’t!” So harsh! I straightened my hair on October 15, 2017. When I washed it out after 3 weeks and my curls didn’t all revert back I was DEVASTATED. I smelled the burnt smell I had smelled when my hair was being blow … Continue reading My Outlook on Heat Damage , Respectfully REDACTED
Im on YouTube! Subscribe – HonestHairDiary . I use this style to stretch my hair after wash day, or as a protective style. Easy enough right? Continue reading HOW TO: Crown Braid
Cutting down breakage is the first step to long hair. Length retention is the key to healthy growing hair! Here are 4 steps that’ll help! Protein Treatments Protein treatments are great for strengthening your hair and battling breakage. You should do one about 1-2 times a month. You can find homemade recipes for protein treatments, their main ingredients being eggs and mayo. My favorite … Continue reading 4 Steps To Preventing Breakage in Natural Hair and Retaining Length
One of the keys to length retention is low manipulation of your hair. Doing your hair everyday can cause serious breakage and shedding. Getting the most days out of your style is super important to maintain length, healthy hair, and time! Because who has time to do their hair everyday? Use Moisturizing Products That Suit Your Hair How long a style … Continue reading 3 Key Tips To Getting the MOST Days Out Of Your Natural Hair Style
Hey all! I have had eczema since the day i was born and I’m always really picky with what i put on my skin. This is mainly because it is so sensitive and extremely dry. Shea butter has worked great for me recently but i like to layer products for maximum moisture! These products are all very thick which is great for dry skin and … Continue reading 5 Great Moisturizers to Battle Dry Skin in the Winter – Eczema Friendly!
I am so excited to announce I am now a brand ambassador for form beauty! I was sent the moisturizing Twist Crème and the Multitask leave in conditioner. Form Beauty has a full line, including shampoos, conditioners, heat protectants, gel, and pomade. These products VERY moisturizing and made my hair super soft. I kept seeing these two words associated with this product and I was … Continue reading Form Beauty!
Issa Rae Easy flat twists into a low puff. 2. Tracee Ellis Ross Slicked back puff with some baby hair. 3. Teyonah Parris Curls swept to the side! 4. Uzo Aduba Colored pins used to create a fun twist on a classic afro. 5. Issa Rae Twists in the front to spice up an afro. 6. Simone Missick High bun in … Continue reading 10 Easy Celebrity Natural Hairstyles You Can Recreate
Anxiety: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.Anxiety comes in many forms—panic attacks, anxiety attacks, phobia, and social anxiety—and the distinction between a disorder and “normal” Deep Breaths. I know its cliche but it actually works. Its like your slowing your body down. Your heart rate will decrease and hopefully so will … Continue reading 4 Quick Tips for Anxiety Management
Does this twistout equal self hate? Or am i reaching? I have a mixture of 4A-4C hair, its definitely not all the same texture. Anyone who can relate knows how much of a pain that is when your hair behaves differently based on where it is on your head. The crown of my hair is loose curly hair, the back and sides of my head … Continue reading Kinky vs. Curly: Twistouts and Self-Hate
I must say, I wasn’t always a believer in deep conditioners. This explains why my list is so short! The idea of putting on product and leaving it on just to wash it out seemed like a waste of money. I also thought what can a deep conditioner or masque do that regular conditioner cant? You live and you learn. Deep conditioning is the truth … Continue reading 4 Deep Conditioners You Should Try
When I first “became natural” I was very intrigued by homemade natural hair treatments. How crazy was it that things in your own kitchen could be beneficial to your hair! Meaning I don’t have to go out and buy things, I can just make it myself? Amazing. It seemed like every week a new recipe would come out or some secret yet very common household … Continue reading 4 Homemade “DIY” Hair Treatments I’ve Tried : Must or Bust?
Scroll through quickly to see the products listed and a brief explanation of why! Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker To me this product barely did anything. It has a thick jelly consistency but not heavy enough to be a gel. It gave me some moisture, but for a “gel” it gave no hold. When I used it to style my hair it made … Continue reading Anti-Haul: 6 Products I Would NOT Purchase Again!