My Natural Hair, Roller Setting, Wash Day

Testing Out Perm Rods

For the past few weeks, I’ve been bouncing all over the place.  And doing my best to keep up with my hair.  Deep conditioning with heat was on the back burner, but I did my best to, at the very least, slather on some conditioner before trying to style my hair.  …some weeks, I didn’t even make it to the…

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My Natural Hair, Wash Day

Embracing My Afro

I keep telling myself, “one of these days, I’m going to wear my hair in an afro.  Not today, but one day for sure.”  My hesitation comes from it becoming a complete fail.  And so I’ve only been doing my wash and go coils because I trust them.  But here I am almost two weeks since this last wash day…

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My Natural Hair, Wash Day

Two Months Natural | Wash Day

twa natural hair type 4 hair

HELLO OUT THERE!!!! Can you believe it has been a little over 2 months since I big chopped?!?  Sometimes I find myself shaking my head in amazement that I cut all my hair off!  But then I think about why I did it and I’m happy I took the leap of faith.  I’m definitely not walking around looking like an…

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Hairstyling, My Natural Hair, Wash Day

Wash Day | Styling My TWA

After last week’s finger coils fail, I attempted it once again this past weekend. And it was another hot mess.  I’m not sure if I’m doing something wrong or the products I’m using aren’t working well with it.  But regardless of the reason why I can’t get it together, I’ll be leaving ‘full out’ finger coils alone for a while.…

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Ayurvedic Hair Care, My Natural Hair, Tutorials, Videos

Homemade Ayurvedic Hair Oil | Less Shedding and More Growth

Finally, here is the Ayurvedic hair oil recipe that I’ve been using in all my recent wash day posts.  The main Ayurvedic herbs are amla, brahmi and fenugreek seeds.  This has been the only oil that I’ve used in my hair regimen for the past month.  Based on the ingredients included, these are the purported hair benefits of this Ayurvedic…

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My Natural Hair, Wash Day

Wash Day: Shampoo, anyone?

I’ve been trying to see how many weeks I can go without shampooing.  It had been 3 weeks since my last shampoo wash day.  Since then I’ve been conditioner washing (or co-washing) my scalp with each wash day.  But my scalp started itching me leading up to this wash day, so I knew it was time to shampoo.  I’m thinking…

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