Natural Hair For Beginners

5 Basic Hair Care Principles For Natural Hair

5 Basic Hair Care Principles For Natural Hair

One of the major misconceptions a lot of people have about natural hair is that it is stressful and expensive to maintain. Hence it is not particularly favorable for the average Nigerian. Now, I believe stress and affordability are relative. Just because you don’t want to commit to learning how to take care of your …

Big Chop, Natural Hair For Beginners

How To Prepare For The Big Chop

How To Prepare For The Big Chop

In our previous post, we discussed one of the two ways you can start your natural hair journey. (Read: How to Transition to Natural Hair). In today’s post, we will be discussing how to prepare yourself and your natural hair for the life-changing decision of a big chop. For some people, chopping their hair is …

Natural Hair For Beginners, Transitioning

Transitioning to Natural Hair (A Beginner’s Guide)

How To Transition to Natural Hair (A Beginner's Guide)

Just like every new journey, a natural hair journey requires a series of decisions to be made before being embarked on. Often times, these decisions are usually backed up by adequate research. (See the importance of research in a natural hair journey) You don’t want to start and enter one chance. Trust me, we will …

Natural Hair Conversations

Should You Wait Until You Have Long Natural Hair Before Flaunting it?

Should You Wait Until You Have Long Natural Hair Before Flaunting it?

  With the rise of social media influencers and YouTubers, there has never been more pressure to flaunt long natural hair. It’s almost like a shortcut to rise through the ranks of fame and popularity. When you think about it, it’s not necessarily a bad thing. I mean most of us started our natural hair …

Big Chop, Natural Hair For Beginners, Transitioning

The Importance Of Research In A New Natural Hair Journey

The Importance Of Research In A New Natural Hair Journey

One of the few things I discovered in recent times is that people (Nigerians) don’t read/do research. Instead, they get information from unverifiable sources such as word of mouth from friends and family who might or might not have embarked on their natural hair journey at one point or the other. The result is half-baked/watered …

Wash Day

Your Wash Day Shouldn’t Be As Frequent As You Think

Your Wash Day Shouldn't Be As Frequent As You Think

One of the most vital aspects of your natural hair journey is your wash day. Just as the name implies, it’s a day set aside to treat your natural hair to some Tender Loving Care (TLC). It’s a day to shampoo, condition and follows all the ten steps involved in natural hair maintenance. For most …