Browsing Tag : Natural Hair Styles

Twist Out for Short Natural Hair

Twist Out for Short Natural Hair

Last week, I was in Clearwater, Florida for my friend’s wedding! Yay! I got the chance to hang out on the beach, chill and take a few days off the #30day veg challenge. I was enjoying eating a vegan diet, but it was getting tough! I took a small break for a few days because I really wanted ...

Monisha’s Minute: My Hair Washing Routine

Monisha’s Minute: My Hair Washing Routine

Later on in the week we’ll give a recap of our trip to the Oklahoma City Naturals Expo. While there, I was re-inspired to do my full out hair washing routine. Over the past two months I slacked off from doing the residue removal, deep conditioning and oiling stage of my hair wash regimen. My ...

Solange’s Hair Secrets!

Solange’s Hair Secrets!

Essence.com recently did an article about Solange and her natural hair secrets. Check it out below. Solange Knowles is under the hot lights on set, but her demeanor is cool while hairstylist Chuck Amos coifs her strands into French rolls. Knowles’s now famously impulsive act, chopping off ...

Bantu Knot Twist Out

Bantu Knot Twist Out

About a year ago, I tried bantu knots and they were an epic fail. Then, I saw a bantu knot how to video and the girl did a two strand twist then bantu knotted her hair and hers came out GORGEOUS!  I decided to try that technique this time. I had high hopes. First, I prepooed, washed, deep ...

Easy Styles for Short to Mid Length Hair

Easy Styles for Short to Mid Length Hair

I don’t have long hair. Even if I did, I have some serious shrinkage so it would take forever to be considered “long hair.” There aren’t a lot of styles that are for the girls whose hair is in between being long and short. And the few styles that do work for us are not ...

Protective Style – Fro Hawk

Protective Style – Fro Hawk

For my last triathlon, I wore a fro-hawk. I liked it so much I have kept the style. This has allowed me to have an easy protective style yet still look cute. The sides of my hair break off often for a variety of reasons. Also, while running, I also noticed my sides are VERY sweaty which annoys ...

Shea Moisture Review from 24 Seven Curls

Shea Moisture Review from 24 Seven Curls

Don’t you hate it when you start of with a great idea for your hair but it doesn’t work out? Blogger 24 Seven Curls has a great post on this same thing but with a twist. This past Friday I washed my hair with Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo. I loved the ...

Braid Out Trial

Braid Out Trial

Last week, I attempted a braid out. After doing my ayurvedic regimen (check out yesterday’s post) to wash my hair.  I separated my hair into six sections and braided them. To add a little extra hold I used a little Kinky Curly Gel in each section and coconut oil to seal my ends. I know a lot ...