Tag Archives: natural 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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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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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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So I met JO’M…

I keenly joined an intimate bloggers session with South African natural hair care brand JO’M yesterday to get more info on what they’re about. Right from the start, what I really liked is that JO’M proudly & boldly help women to celebrate the choice of natural hair without putting other choices … Continue reading

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Black Women’s Transitions to Natural Hair

Ahead of anything else, let me reiterate that how you wear your hair is your business. In bashing another’s choice you’re really just showing that you’re not confident in your own. There are so many options & no matter which one you choose, … Continue reading

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More curls… in Dubai

Still on a high from the gorgeous curls I spotted in Istanbul, I decided to keep snapping as we made out way home via Dubai. Elmira is from Uzbekistan. What I wouldn’t do for that length!!! Meet cute Sam from Ethiopia – … Continue reading

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The gorgeous curls I spotted in Istanbul

My own journey with my hair that catapulted some 10 months ago makes it impossible for me not to notice natural gorgeous curly hair everywhere I go and Istanbul was certainly no exception. And so I indulged in some people-watching … Continue reading

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