Trimming 4b/4c Natural Hair

Trimming 4b/4c Natural Hair

I’m getting a trim this week’s self care Sunday & sharing 3 different methods I have used for trimming 4b/4c natural hair. Before I dive right into the trim, let’s talk about why having a routine is crucial to healthy natural hair, how I finally accepted this fact & what my routine is. In the…

DIY Lotion for Skin & Hair

DIY Lotion for Skin & Hair

Take a look at your lotion.  What’s the first ingredient? Water! What’s next?  If it’s any good, probably some butters (shea, cocoa, etc), oils (olive, coconut, etc.), glycerin.  Some have oats, honey, flaxseed – all kinds of good stuff.  And then there’s the alcohol and all the “other junk” that only chemists can pronounce because…

The Loc Cut

It’s Spring and I’m feeling the need for a change.  Lots of change, but I’ll just start with this. Last May, I got a loc cut – I mean a loc CUT, 4-6 inches off – and only a couple of months later I felt like I’d done nothing at all.  Well this time, I…

Mom’s Loc Oil

Before our oldest son, my baby boy, went back to university we spent a few quality hours together grooming his locs.  I gave him a very thorough wash, oiled him up and twisted/latched his locs.  In doing so I had to ask him, for the millionth time, how he cares for them when he’s at…