First thing I should have stressed before saying anything about Charlene -my mane- is the importance of moisture. My hair, like most black people's hair, is naturally very dry. The reason our hair is so dry is because of the tiny coils in our strands that make it difficult for sebum -an oily or waxy... Continue Reading →
I want long, thick, healthy hair. I'm not ashamed to announce that. My current goal is to get her to be thick and bouncy first. She is growing, there is no denying that but I'd love for her to be thicker. I have been wondering if it is a gene thing, I have noticed that... Continue Reading →
So, its been almost a year since I last made this post. How am I doing? Not so good. So thought it best to get back on the challenge horse. But first, here is how challenge begun. I like to think that I’m not alone when I say that I’ve had a nail-biting situation (literally)... Continue Reading →
One year 2 months! Yay! It was my healthy hair anniversary two months ago but unfortunately, more pressing matters-mostly my own failure to tame my laziness- got in the way of proper celebration. So how am I doing for 14 months? AWESOME! Charlene's health, shine and length have improved. I can honestly say this is... Continue Reading →
I'd like to start with an apology, I have been MIA for over a month now, I chalk that down to laziness and procrastination; I really should work on that. Now this post will be one of my most personal and intimate posts. Like model and actress Kelly Brook wrote a book from the perspective... Continue Reading →
Charlene and I, my natural hair journey.
The second post on protective styling African Threading.
The dark heavy clouds begin the tryst, Vision delightfully blurred by mist, The drops they dribble they fall beauty at best, From south to north, west to east, The smell of the earth, A straight connection to nature, A whiff gives rise to hope of new birth, A wonder science deems fit to name Petrichor,... Continue Reading →
A journey to figuring out my hair. Link below. Charlene and I.