Hey everybody! This week, I thought it would be fun to do something a little bit different and take a look a serious look at a few myths about natural hair. But not just any natural hair… we’re talking 4C hair. THICK 4C hair. I’ve been natural for just over 5 years now, and I’ve noticed a few recurring ‘opinions’ about 4C hair over the years. There are dozens and dozens of opinions out there, and a lot of them have been widely accepted. But are they myths, or are they true? Let’s take a look at a few.Continue reading “Debunking Natural Hair Myths!”
I have VERY thick, very coily hair. Which basically means I cry a little on the inside when I know it’s time to wash and re-style it. Jokes aside though, since going natural in 2015, I’ve learned a lot about how to properly care for my body and my hair, and my hair has been flourishing. However, after trying out different products over time, my scalp was starting to get very dry and irritated. My holy grail shampoo was no longer being sold, and my scalp was starting to suffer. I knew I had to find some sort of scalp treatment or shampoo, and was doing some of my own DIYs which worked, but they were also fairly drying to my hair, which made detangling a nightmare….hence, my dread of wash day… Thankfully, after much trial and error, I’ve been able to narrow in on ingredients that work for both my scalp and hair, and a go-to method to detangle my hair and keep it detangled from start to finish of wash day.Continue reading “Wash Day Routine for 4C Hair”
Hi guys! Today, I wanted to share some of my favorite carrier oils with you. They are my top 3 for sealing moisture into my hair, and for a few other uses we’ll be getting into. I was introduced to the world of carrier oils when I started transitioning in mid-2014. There are more that I would like to try out, but my favorites to use right now are coconut oil, olive oil, and sweet almond oil. Cold-pressed and extra virgin options are the best because of their higher quality – trust me there’s a difference. I use all of them for different reasons and they all work amazingly. Let’s start with coconut oil.