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More than a Pretty Pink Ribbon: A candid conversation about breast health…

More than a Pretty Pink Ribbon: A candid conversation about breast health…

  If you’re anything like me (a low-key health crusader and alternative health investigator), the increasing rates of women afflicted with breast cancer are giving you growing cause for concern. Recent statistics from BreastCancer.org report that: About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will […]

What’s in my bag? Natural Hair Essentials to Keep Your Curls Poppin’ When Traveling Abroad

What’s in my bag? Natural Hair Essentials to Keep Your Curls Poppin’ When Traveling Abroad

The Natural Girl’s Guide to International Travel When planning an international trip, there’s usually a long checklist to tick off when packing, and when you add natural hair to the mix, the list gets even longer… And yes I agree, rocking a protective style is […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide for the Naturalisto in Your Life

Father’s Day Gift Guide for the Naturalisto in Your Life

Gifts for Him You Probably Didn’t Think Of… Father’s Day is right around the corner and you’re not planning to give him another tie or bottle of whisky for the umpteenth time, right? Getting gifts for guys can prove to be stressful because, what do […]

Sound the Alarm: How the Latest Hair Color Trends May Be Causing Your Painful Periods

Sound the Alarm: How the Latest Hair Color Trends May Be Causing Your Painful Periods

How Closely Related Are Your Hair Products To Your Lady Business? There are numerous chemicals in use today that negatively affect our health, hence the rise of “all natural” products that have flooded the market, from pet food to household cleaners. But have you ever […]

Is An Afro Puff Professional Enough for the Office?

Is An Afro Puff Professional Enough for the Office?

Since returning to being a loose Natural after 11 years of being loc’d,  I am rediscovering different things to do with my hair and ways to wear it out and about, to work, and in various other daily activities. I think of myself as a […]

Cutie Pie Hair Accessories for Locs, Braids & Twists

Cutie Pie Hair Accessories for Locs, Braids & Twists

Okay, maybe I’m a little biased but I just have to tell you about Sugar Snaps Hair Barrettes for Locs & Twists. Read on and you’ll soon understand my enthusiasm… Little girls love to feel beautiful, cute, and pretty. One of the many ways they […]

Ankara Fashion Styles That Slay!

Ankara Fashion Styles That Slay!

From festivals to fashion runways, you’ve seen these bold and colorful prints pop up in the most modern of ways. And while instantly recognizable, you may not have know it by name. So what exactly is Ankara fashion, and why is there such a buzz? Well, […]

A Natural Hair Journey of Trial and Triumph…Can You Relate?

A Natural Hair Journey of Trial and Triumph…Can You Relate?

“I love my hair…you, not so much.” — Natural Hair T-shirt Ok, the quote above is a bit tongue in cheek, but the struggle of having a hair complex is very real. Seriously though, when I was growing up, it was during time when being […]

Is There Really A “Best” Hair Growth Vitamin?

Is There Really A “Best” Hair Growth Vitamin?

Hair Vitamins? Really?? You’ve seen them on store shelves and you’ve read the hype online. “Take these pills and your hair and nails will grow like crazy!!!” We secretly wish… ?   Shoulder length? Check. ?   Bra strap length? Yes please. ?   Waist length? […]

Tips on Choosing the Best Dreadlock Shampoo

Tips on Choosing the Best Dreadlock Shampoo

6 Down & Dirty Tips on Choosing A Dreadlock Shampoo Whether you’re just starting to explore natural hairstyle possibilities, are beginning to grow dreads or have been wearing locs for a while now, it’s important that you learn just how to shampoo dreads to ensure […]