Category: HAIR

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HOW TO: Stretching natural hair 

We have tackled why it is important to Pre-poo our hair and how to wash our hair… In this post though, we delve into a whole new world… The world of heat. If you have been natural for long enough…. you have heard all the negative or maybe positive talk about heat… let’s clear up the air about heat.

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Keeping moisture in the dry season 

Happy new year and welcome back to the newbie natural series. It’s January and here in Nairobi it’s generally hot and dry… Which is an external condition that our fro has to deal with… So How do we get a hold of the ever elusive moisture?

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Asymmetrical mini-buns

Happy new year 2018 to you guys… So grateful for hanging out with me on here in 2017… We made many cool achievements that we will be recounting in the next post…

How to properly do a clay wash

Hello lovelies, Remember talking about a mud wash in this post? Yes we talked about how to do or rather how I usually use bentonite clay to cleanse my scalp. Well I am not sure you have tried it yet but in case you are interested, I have a few pointers for you on how to effectively use clay.

Everything you need to know about conditioning

This is the excerpt for your very first post.

Everything you need to know about Pre-poo

After having a lengthy discussion about  wash day  …. It is almost impossible to go on without first having the Pre-poo conversation. Of late pre-pooing has come under harsh criticism by a couple of naturals because they argue that it doesn’t make sense now that we have gentler shampoos. I still pre-poo my hair though and In this post we delve into the nitty-gritty … Read More Everything you need to know about Pre-poo

Let’s talk trims

Hey guys… We have been on a roll… Getting to talk about all these amazing hair practices. So today we talk about trimming. Before that have you subscribed to my blog yet? If you haven’t yet, please do. So I have gotten a couple of requests to explain how I trim my hair so here we go. Let’s call this a trim guide for … Read More Let’s talk trims

Wash day essentials

In today’s post we tackle washing your hair. This is the basic action of removing dirt from dust, product build up from your hair and scalp. Because our scalp is made up of tiny pores from which our hair grows, dirt, excess product and dust can block our pores hindering hair growth. So how do you know that your hair is due for washing?

The bun life

  Hey loves, Happy Monday hope you are doing well. Glad to be back on here after some silence. I had some logistical challenges (no camera) but I am grateful that they are over and I am up for some great content for the rest of August and hopefully September too.  While I was away… I learnt that my hair is finally big enough to … Read More The bun life