The Marriage Ref

Really? An interracial couple couldn’t agree on what to do with their daughter’s hair, so they went on national television to have entertainers tell them who is right and who is wrong. I’ve watched The Marriage Ref once or twice, and I don’t find it all that funny or enlightening. In this episode, which aired […]

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Natural Hair

My hair has been giving me a tough time, and I am going back to what works. I also revisited a piece I wrote a year ago that features advice from natural hair care experts. Enjoy. For those of us sporting anything from a teeny-weeny Afro to hair so long it would make a horse […]

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Curls

The good thing about having three curlies under one roof is we can switch up products. What doesn’t work for one, may work for the other. Jane Carter Solution, Miss Jessie’s, Curls for Target and SheaMoisture are now available at some Target stores. It was big news for curlies, especially those of us who don’t […]

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Disappointed Curly

A host of curly hair products were stocked at Targets across the country, and I rushed to my local store to see what I’d like to try. Jane Carter Solution, Miss Jessie’s, Curls for Target and SheaMoisture are now available at some Target stores. This is huge for curlies, especially those of us who don’t […]

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Look, Don't Touch

Raise your hand if this has happened to you. While minding your own business, someone compliments you on your natural hair and then proceeds to invade your personal space and touch it. Okay, put your hands down. It has been a while, but this has happened to me. It happened a lot when I had […]

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Look, Don’t Touch

Raise your hand if this has happened to you. While minding your own business, someone compliments you on your natural hair and then proceeds to invade your personal space and touch it. Okay, put your hands down. It has been a while, but this has happened to me. It happened a lot when I had […]

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Darcy's

The long-awaited package finally arrived. Curlies have been raving about Darcy’s Botanicals, because it is affordable and made with natural ingredients. When I learned it could be used on all kinds of curls, I just have to give it a try. After washing and conditioning, I applied Darcy’s Botanicals Natural Coils Curling Jelly to Simone and Nadia’s […]

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Darcy’s

The long-awaited package finally arrived. Curlies have been raving about Darcy’s Botanicals, because it is affordable and made with natural ingredients. When I learned it could be used on all kinds of curls, I just have to give it a try. After washing and conditioning, I applied Darcy’s Botanicals Natural Coils Curling Jelly to Simone and Nadia’s […]

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Product Junkie

A rush of cold, dry air has unleashed my inner product junkie. A product junkie, for the uninitiated, is someone who is constantly trying new hair products. I can usually tame this urge with a solid list of go-to items. This year, though, I have been searching for a good moisturizer. It does not help […]

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Detangling

I found this video and a version of this post at Beads, Braids & Beyond. Detangling is tough to do. Most drench the hair in conditioner and then start detangling from ends to root with a wide-tooth comb. That is what I usually do. A mother reminds us the best tools we have are our fingers. […]

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