Every Curl has a story. What exactly does it mean to be "natural"? Black Curl Power welcomes back Latice to share her thoughts on the controversy surrounding Brazilian hair treatments within the natural hair community. I struggle sometimes with the urge to straighten my hair. I love and am very thankful that I am able … Continue reading Girls with Curls: Latice
Every Curl has a story. After sharing her natural hair journey with Black Curl Power, Freddie is back to discuss the challenge of caring for her daughter's not so similar curls. I am a naturalista momma with five naturalista daughters. I am in awe that all of us have unique, diverse coils to define our … Continue reading Girls with Curls: Freddie
Disclaimer: This product is not curly girl friendly and contains silicone that isn't water soluble. In my recent favorite conditioner post, I talk about the struggles of being a broke college student and how that has led me to explore my options in the name of health and being pro 'fro. Most recently, that search … Continue reading Deep Condition with a Shallow Budget
**If you didn't catch my last post breaking down one of my favorite protective styles, AKA faux locs, do yourself a favor and check that out as I'll be doing a lot of comparison between the styles! Goddess Locs “I have called on the Goddess and found her within myself” ― Marion Zimmer Bradley What … Continue reading Loc It In: Goddess Edition
Faux Locs Faux locs are without a doubt one of my favorite protective styles. Not only do I find them super convenient, but I adore how natural they look in comparison to other alternatives. Just as their name suggests, Faux locs are a type of protective style that mimic the look of actual dreadlocks. They … Continue reading Loc It In!
As a college student, I am all about shopping on a budget, but as a college student with natural hair, I take that phrase to a whole ‘nother level! See, when it comes to my hair products, I’m all about stretching my dollar as far as it can go because let’s face it – many … Continue reading Favorite Conditioner
Ever have those days when you just have no idea what to do with your hair? I know I do... Sometimes, it's just a matter of my style not being fully dry and ready to take down, but other times, it's just a matter of me not wanting to deal with the mess atop my … Continue reading My Lazy Day Hair Hack
If you find yourself reading this blog, chances are you're someone who cares about the health of your hair, but sometimes, even the most well-meaning naturalista makes an oopsie when it comes to her curls. Find out if you're one of the naturalistas Chrissy's looking at by reading about 5 common hair mistakes that lead … Continue reading 5 Common Mistakes That Are Damaging Your Curls
If you couldn't already tell, I'm a huge fan of protective styling, but despite having tried so many looks, Pinterest reminded me that there are many more I have yet to rock and have fun with... so of course I compiled a top 5 list of looks I can't wait to try in the near … Continue reading My Protective Style Wishlist
SheaMoisture recently introduced a Jojoba Oil & Ucuuba Butter Collection catering to protective styling that is currently being sold exclusively at Walmart. One of the products featured in the collection is a no-rinse foam shampoo that can be used to easily clean cornrows, box braids, extensions and other protective styles. Since I'm currently wearing … Continue reading Foaming Cleanser for my box braids?