My hair anniversary, that’s right I said it! Celebrating both my decision to go natural and the day I finally became natural. My only issue; I don’t actually know the exact date these things happened. So in my usual style I decided I’d celebrate the entire month of May.
Big chop I big chopped May 2015 I became natural again after 12 years of chemical process I was natural
Cutting my natural hair has been an experience and a half. I’ve always known that to keep your hair healthy you must have regular trims. But cutting my natural hair meant straightening it, and you guys know how I feel about straightening my hair. Here lies my dilemma.
Hair growth challenge One of my new years resolutions was to go on a hair growth challenge. I had never done one before but after being inspired by a natural on You-Tube, I thought why not?
Hair Typing. OK, so I have to put my hands up and apologise to you guys. I’ve realised that on my about me page I have used a certain system to explain what my hair looks like but I haven’t clued you in to what it actually means. The first thing that I did when I went […]
When we discuss going natural, it is always from the vantage point of the individual. What can You do to gain confidence? What can You do to retain moisture? What can You do…? But we’re not islands. We’re not isolated from others. As people we interact with others every day and like it or not […]
Going natural- goodbye heat Heat. I did not realise how much of a problem it was, I did not realise it was an enemy to my progress. I had been deceived into believing it was my best friend! It is not. I learnt that if I was going natural I’d have to say goodbye heat.
Going natural, patience is key. So, I had made the decision I was going natural, I was excited and rearing to go! But what I had failed to realise was that my natural hair journey is a marathon, not a sprint. I didn’t realise that it wasn’t a straight forward journey either.
Going natural was not a simple decision for me. It was an important, life-changing decision. People asked me “why is it such a big deal? Just stop getting relaxers”. But it was so much bigger than that. For me going natural meant completely changing my idea of what is beautiful. From the age of 9, […]