• Beauty

    High Porosity Hair 101

    I’ve been natural for 8 years but I did not realize the importance of hair porosity until a few years ago. I get many questions on how to care for natural hair. I then found out there are many women who are not familiar with porosity. More focus is on identifying our curl pattern through the hair pattern system that was created by hairstylist, Andre Walker. While I appreciate his creation of the system to give us the basics of identifying our hair, we’ve become so focused on finding out our curl pattern. We even debate on what is considered “4C”…

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    How To: Apply Aphogee Protein Treatment

    Happy Wednesday!!! I FINALLY have a YouTube video for y’all!!! I know it’s been a while but I promise I will be consistent-ish. Lol!!! People told me they love hearing my voice so I’m giving the people what they want. Plus I love creating videos about natural hair. You can read blog posts about it but I know that some of y’all learn better through demonstration. As mentioned in this blog post, I’m currently doing a no heat for a year challenge that started in April 2020. One of the most important routines for stronger hair is to apply a protein…

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    How and Why I Stopped Applying Heat to My Hair for a Year

    Confession time!! I posted the picture below on Instagram several months ago (March) to advertise SheaMoisture’s newest products. I received many compliments on my hair. But in reality, I experienced heat damage. A month prior to this shoot, I had a silk press. It usually lasts a couple of weeks, but I tried to maintain it for a month. EPIC FAIL!! I attempted to preserve it by continuously applying heat to my hair. Not a good idea!! I applied a flat iron after vigorous workouts and experiencing Georgia humidity. After 3 weeks, I was over it and finally washed my hair…