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3 Step Ayurvedic Hot Oil Treatment

3 Step Ayurvedic Hot Oil Treatment

  Experiencing dry, brittle hair this winter? Try an Ayurvedic hot oil treatment to add some life back to your tresses. Here’s how to do a quick hot oil treatment in 3 easy steps. Step 1 Use 1/4 cup of Sporty Afros Ayurvedic Oil and heat it up using a double broiler or a bowl over a ...

How to Achieve a Roller Set on Fine/Thin Natural Hair

How to Achieve a Roller Set on Fine/Thin Natural Hair

I’ve been experimenting with new ways to wear my natural hair for about 8 months now. About a year ago, I got a fabulous Dominican blow out in NYC and some fabulous heat damage to go along with it. I was still able to wear my wash and gos when all of my hair was heat damaged. But, as the new ...

4 Hairstyles for Heat Damaged Natural Hair

4 Hairstyles for Heat Damaged Natural Hair

Heat damage is like a cuss word in the natural hair community. We’ve all heard the horror stories of girls who grew their hair out for years, flat ironed it once and it never curled again. It’s so sad. I never thought my hair would get heat damaged. I subjected it to pretty harsh abuse ...

A Complete Christmas Gift Guide for 2014!

A Complete Christmas Gift Guide for 2014!

  Can you believe Christmas is just around the corner?  I took some time during the Thanksgiving break to roundup my top picks for fitness, hair and nutritional holiday gifts!  I have been a fan or using many of the recommended products.  Check out my Christmas gift guide for 2014 below. ...

Marathon Training Tips From Head to Toe

Marathon Training Tips From Head to Toe

In less than 10 days, I will be completing my first marathon on December 14th in Dallas, Texas. Marathon training has been very tough yet educational but I’ve managed to train in style. If you’re thinking about training for your first marathon, I have three training tips to help you from ...

#AskSportyAfros: How to Take Care of Crochet Braids with Marley Hair

#AskSportyAfros: How to Take Care of Crochet Braids with Marley Hair

  Originally, I thought crochet braids were those horrible, shiny fake braids that were semi-popular around my middle school years. Now, thanks to some crafty and stylish beauticians and you-tubers,  this year Crochet Braids with Marley Hair have become the go-to hairstyle for many ...

#AskSportyAfros: Taking Care of Pressed Hair

#AskSportyAfros: Taking Care of Pressed Hair

In this segment of #AskSportyAfros, we’re  tackling the ever popular natural hair question – How do I care for my pressed hair?! Check out the video below to learn about my hair care regimen. #AskSportyAfros – How to Care for Pressed Hair       Pressing your hair ...

5 Easy Gym Hairstyles For Every Texture

5 Easy Gym Hairstyles For Every Texture

  When going into the gym or working out outside, I try to make sure I look cute because you never know when you have to take a quick post-workout selfie! With a little preparation before I go into the gym, I can achieve looking cute before, during and even after a hard workout. Now your hair ...