By: on June 7, 2017
Hello June!!! How have you ladies been sine we last met? Today I will be discussing my relationships with people in general; especially in light of the fact that I am all natural. I've been natural for a few years now. And trust me, it has been a liberating experience. I can remember when I went natural, a lot of people kept asking me if I was sure of what I was about to do...or doing. For a moment then, I almost turned around and quit on the natural game. About the same time, I remember Al...
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By: on September 8, 2016
Beauty has always been a difficult subject for me. Actually, no. This isn’t quite true. This is the more true statement — I have had a difficult relationship with beauty since the year that I was 11 or 12, or 11 and 12 (because really, I cannot quite distinguish those two ages in my head). Somewhere in the midst of trying to maintain complete Integrated Science and Intro Tech notes, and also stay out of the line of every teacher’s cane in JS 2, the word “beauty” and the force of the id...
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By: on August 17, 2016
Most people will claim to love their natural hair and argue that it's one of the reasons that they are natural. From my little observation, I have realized people don't actually love their hair. What they love is what they think their hair should be. Which in most cases is a huge Afro; preferably with looser curls and very easy to manage. Allow me to burst that bubble. We are different and not everyone will have a huge ass afro. I'm sorry - or maybe not, but it's true. You just have to ...
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By: on June 21, 2016
This is not a typical blog post, it's more like a "question post". Protective styling is good, if done right it can help hair growth. What this post is about is the cultural implications. The natural hair movement is beyond quitting the creamy crack. It is also a cultural movement for black/African people. That is where my question comes in. Is it okay to use straight weaves or any "white hairstyle" or "white girl hair" for protective styling?
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