Racist Beauty: Hiding the Real Natural You

“Mom, what happened to your hair?,” I exclaimed.  She stood before me, and I assumed she had gotten a perm or some sort of hair treatment, but the truth was…I had never seen my mother’s natural hair texture until the end of my twenties!  We often will see a video of a black little girl…

Curly Hair: Advice from Life Experience 

   Curly hair brings up memories of babies, the idea of Cupid…and for those with curls, frizz, humidity, & nappyness.  Before the dawning of the age of the flatiron, curlers predated the blow dryer as the go-to, and then there was the hair steamer.  Kids these days won’t understand how much I would’ve appreciated knowledge…

Going Blonde Tamed My Curls!

Since having gone blonde, I’ve noticed my hair is actually more manageable- given I look like Einstein without a flatiron- the frizz is gone!  I only have a bit of frizz at the back of my head, and no longer feel the need to straighten my hair all the time.  I do deep condition several…