LITK: The MixedChicks PR Debacle

Man, talk about making a STUPID move!  I’ve used Mixed Chicks in the past and wasn’t impressed with the products.  Too watery and didn’t do anything good for my hair.  The name alone kind of put me off because it IMPLIES it’s only for Mixed women but I looked past…

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Freedom from chemical bondage….

(ORIGIN) I am seeing two different types of Naturals: 1.   Completely Natural without the use of chemicals altering the natural texture of the hair. 2.   Semi-Natural without the use of  chemical altering of the texture BUT will straighten with flat-iron. May or may not use chemical dye to color hair. I guess I fall into the…

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Would you go to a Stylist who wasn’t BLACK?

Salon Avicenna  I’ve seen this question on many blogs, forums and articles.  As a former relaxed Black woman I only went to Black stylists.  I’ve never considered going to anyone who wasn’t Black and when I first went Natural I still felt that way.  I’ve since changed my way…

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CO-Washing: Natural Hair 101

Co-washing is a staple technique for Naturals.  It’s one of the first things I learned about on my quest for maintaining healthy, happy Natural hair.  It’s essential and (I think) the number one reason lots of Black women won’t go Natural.  Water…it’s essential for life and extremely essential for healthy…

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