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2017 Relaxed Hair Goal

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Hello everyone, Happy New Year! It’s been a while isn’t it? First of all, I sincerely apologize for staying off the blogging sphere for so long. Honestly, I do not have a valid excuse. Please accept my sincere apologies! On another note, I am officially back to blogging! I definitely needed to take some time to plan out 2017 and i can’t wait to share all my findings from the past few months with you. Hair Status: Transition to Texlaxed...

2 Years Blog Anniversary + Youtube

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Hello everyone! Yes, yes, I know it’s been a while since the last post. Life has been very busy, but also rewarding. I have 2 fantastic news: 2-Years Blog Anniversary June 30th 2016 marks my 2nd year blogging! Eek, I can’t believe it’s been 2 years already. When I began blogging, I didn’t know what to expect. I started the blog to primarily answer the question, I get on a daily basis… “OMG! I love your hair! What do you do to...

My Spring Skincare Regimen

Now that spring is (finally!) here, I ensure to take proper care of my skin, as it tend to change according to the weather. Below is my summer skincare regimen. Daytime Skincare Routine 1. Cleanser The Simple Moisturizing Facial Wash has been a staple in my skincare regimen for over 2 years. It is so gentle on my skin, and it does a great job removing impurities without leaving it dry. I use it twice daily, in the morning and at...

Flat Twist Out with Shea Moisture Transitioning Milk & Curl Gel Soufflé

Flat twist out (a.k.a flat twist) is my go-to protective style when I am over 4 weeks post relaxer. I have done the style multiple times but this is the most defined and softest my hair has ever been and I credit the Shea Moisture products used. I came by Shea moisture products via my hair crush, Jess @mahoganycurls when she used the Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curling Gel Soufflé to achieve an amazing twist out. I have been meaning to...

Bantu Knot on Relaxed Hair

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I was just past 10 weeks post relaxer and was getting quite bored with putting my hair up in a bun or ponytail, so I decided to change things up a bit and try something new. A few weeks prior, I came by series of YouTube videos in my quest to be more versatile with protective styles. I have always wanted to try Bantu Knots but I never took the time to learn, as I find it quite cumbersome. A few...

2016 Hair Goals

2015 Hair Summary Happy New Year! 2015 was an interesting year; I started the first 3 months on a very good note, but increasingly began to procrastinate. I started missing key steps (i.e. detangling) in my regimen. Due to my carelessness, I started experiencing breakage and thinning ends. At first, I ignored the warning signs. I overextended my relaxer schedule without caring for my new growth. Unfortunately, my negligence caught up to me when I went to braid my hair in September...

Review | Naat Brazilian Keratin Line

A lovely lady from NuNaat reached out to me in October, asking if i am interested in reviewing some hair products from their collection. I  was quite excited, as this was my first sponsored contact. She provided me with several collections to choose from and i opted for the Naat Brazilian Keratin line. I was very impressed with the speed of shipment, as i received the products within a week of contact though the product was shipped from US. I was also impressed by...

Oil Series | Jojoba Oil

I mentioned on Facebook and Instagram that I will have a series on my staple natural oils and I have to say it was quite a challenge to narrow them down. My top 5 natural oils are Jojoba Oil, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Avocado Oil and Castor Oil. I am starting the series with Jojoba oil, as it has become my favourite oil. Jojoba (pronounced ho-HO-ba) oil is actually not oil, but a ‘wax ester’ with very similar characteristics to skin...

Ghana Braids | October 2015

Hello everyone! If you’ve been following me on Instagram and Facebook, you will have noted pictures of my Ghana braids. I braided my hair on September 20 as it was becoming too cumbersome to style. I went to my aunty who ususally braids my hair. I love Ghana braids because it helps thicken my hair. I opted for the ‘2-step’, also known as ‘kolese‘. I used Xpression extensions in burgundi, i think its colour 35. Here is a close up of...