Archive for May, 2017

The Very Early Stages of My Dreadlock Journey

The Very Early Stages of My Dreadlock Journey

| May 26, 2017 | 2 Comments

My loc journey began on the evening of May 11, 2017. After washing my short TWA I watched it coil up and decided, “Why fight it?” I might as well twist my hair and allow it to do what it’s been wanting to do for decades…lock. So, I took each individual coil and twisted it. […]

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Homemade Hair Oils for 4C Hair

Homemade Hair Oils for 4C Hair

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before I go onto the next leg of my natural hair journey, I wanted to share this leg of the journey before I forget. When I decided to allow my natural hair to grow (no longer buzzing it off every 2 to 3 weeks to a ¼ inch of growth), I realized I needed to create […]

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The Beauty of Activated Charcoal

The Beauty of Activated Charcoal

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Some time ago I bought a jar of activated charcoal. It wasn’t until my daughter came home for a visit that the jar got opened. She used it for a face mask. The mask consisted of combining activated charcoal with Elmer’s glue and slathering it all over her face until it dried. The not so […]

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Homemade Deep Conditioner for 4C Hair

Homemade Deep Conditioner for 4C Hair

| May 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Now that I’ve shared with you my trials and errors with shampoos, it’s time to share my trials and errors with homemade conditioners. Actually, my trials and errors weren’t so bad, it’s just that when you have kinky 4C hair like I do, you have to make sure the conditioner’s consistency is correct. My First […]

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Homemade Shampoo – 4C Hair

Homemade Shampoo – 4C Hair

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m taking the plunge! I’ve decided to forgo all commercial hair care products and make my own. Yes, I know there are a host of “natural” hair care products on the market, but I’ve decided not to use them. I’ve decided to use the experimentation and trial and error method for caring for my hair. […]

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