New Shampooing Technique
Nov09

New Shampooing Technique

This may not be a “new” technique per say, but I came up it out of necessity. My hair is 8 weeks post and very difficult to manage right now. I can barely get a comb through and when I do try to detangle it alot of breakage happens. This morning instead of simply hopping in the shower and doing my shampoo, I sat down armed with a wide tooth comb and my trusty coconut oil and went to work. I divided my hair into quarters....

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Cowashing and Braidouts Are Not for Everyone!
Jul31

Cowashing and Braidouts Are Not for Everyone!

So I jumped on the bandwagon and decided to try the cowash and braid out on relaxed hair. I must admit that I do like the cowash method (when I use a water based conditioner WITHOUT protein).  My hair is soft and manageable – especially if I incorporate some coconut oil with the condish. The issue comes with the air drying and braid outs. While it is an easy alternative to the time consuming blow-drying or sometimes...

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Stretch Your Relaxer with Cornrow Braids
May22

Stretch Your Relaxer with Cornrow Braids

Have you ever considered using cornrow braids to stretch your relaxer? I’m no newbie to “stretching” but back in the day there was no term for it…it was just a case of “Not-being-able-to-afford-to-spend-money-on-a-relaxer-this-month”.  It was not something to be admired back then, in fact you felt somewhat embarrassed walking around with close to 2 inches of new growth. My how the times have changed...

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