Tag Archives: ethnic hair

How I’m using my shea butter

I realise this post is insanely overdue but forgive me. I won’t even attempt an excuse! I’ve been meaning to write for a while now about the different ways I have been using my home-made whipped shea butter. I’m still pretty … Continue reading

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TRESemmé Naturals – review

A year on & I think I’m kinda finding my groove on this natural hair thing. One of the products that’s become part of my regime is the TRESemmé naturals nourishing conditioner (750ml) for dry/damaged hair. I saw it coming up from … Continue reading

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Hair lengths – explained!

There are so many new words & in particular acronyms I’ve had to wrap my head around since I’ve started my hair journey almost a year ago now. And yes, Google is fabulous but sometimes it’s just a little overwhelming – at … Continue reading

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My struggle to go natural

Whenever I’ve blogged or spoken about going natural, I’ve always said that my only regret is that it took me so long to do it because I thought about it for a year before I actually took the leap. Well I lied. A … Continue reading

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Curly girls in Cape Town

Ok so I don’t need to tell you that I’m hair-obsessed & I’ve made quite a hobby of stalking women with gorgeous locks. And so my current holiday in Cape Town has certainly not deterred me! Have a peek at these stunners that I … Continue reading

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The curls in Cape Town & Jozi

Completely spontaneously I started approaching ladies with natural/curly hair & asking if I could snap them for my blog when we were travelling in Istanbul & Dubai. Well we’ve been back for a whiiiiiiile & the compulsion (i.e my stalking) hasn’t … Continue reading

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Mistakes I made when relaxing

Ironically, my natural hair journey has inadvertently taught me so much about how I could (& should have!) been taking much, much better care of my relaxed hair in the nearly decade & a half that I wore it straight. I … Continue reading

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So I went for a haircut…

I’ve been saying for weeks months that I want to get my hair shaped/styled but I’ve also been utterly undecided about the whole thing. Like most naturals on the one hand I yearn for length & when I say length I … Continue reading

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fro update – 9 months

Ja, so time flies & all that. Apparently. If you ask me, when it comes to my hair, not nearly fast enough! I’m 9 months post the big chop & the journey continues. As does the learning. Other than wishing my hair was loooong already, … Continue reading

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JO’M Q&A

As promised in my last post from when I met the JO’M team, I’ve compiled some Q&A’s that came out of our discussion in the session. I’ve often seen that many of us sit with the same questions, so here’s … Continue reading

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