I Really Owe My Curly Hair an Apology

Dear Luisa's Hair, This is a letter of apology for all the terrible things I’ve done to you—starting when I was a teenager. I blame the beginning of my cruelty on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." I watched it on Nick at Nite and was entranced by Mary Tyler Moore’s smooth, perfect flip. You were kind of the opposite: super-curly and super-unruly. But I’d never had a problem with you before I laid eyes on Laura Petrie. Suddenly, I wanted my hair to look like hers. I started innocently enough, with rollers to flatten out the curl. Then I graduated to blowouts. ...more
Fabulous! It took me until my 20s to finally figure out why my (curly) bangs wouldn't hold hair ...more

How to use a Hot Air Brush

This tutorial by far has been my most popular!I love my hot air brush, it blow dries, straightens and curls all at the same time! Especially useful in the winter season.I love muti-use tools.This is an item I have been using for years and has saved so much time for my hair type.I've also found that my hair is better protected because I'm not using different heat sources on it....more

Best Travel Essentials for Your Carry-On Bag

I thought today I’d share some of my all-time favorite carry-on travel items. You know – those things that you always have to have on you at all times....more
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Romantic Curls Perfect for Valentine's Day

 With Valentine's Day rapidly approaching, I...more

Inside the Barber shop with Marvin Church

Valentine's Day is just around the corner! Many of you are looking for original gift ideas and sentiments to express Happy Valentines, to the love of your life. Whether it's for your husband, significant other or the important man in your life, and it may be your goal to top what you did last year.Many people will flood the seasonal isle at Walmart, looking for that box of chocolates, teddy bear, maybe even a bottle of wine; before making dinner reservations at your fancy restaurant of choice. Perhaps all of the above along with jewelry and a heartfelt card....more

Really, really red hair

As you can see from my picture, my hair is a nice cherry shade of red.It was supposed to be a strawberry blonde or a light auburn. Or something other than flaming red.I followed the directions for timing carefully. I carefully read all the labels on the package of dye to be sure I purchased the correct color. My blonde hair sucked in the redness and decided to "own it"....more

Half Top Knot: My new FAVE hairstyle!

My (several) obsession..

Just a few things that make me happy.....more

That’s New To Me! Product First Impressions

Dark and Lovely Au Naturale anti-shrinkage knot out conditioner The last time I had some Dark and Lovely on my head it was the 90’s and I was looking to get rid of my curls, not make them pop. I’ve seen this line floating around and it made me curious to see what all the fuss was about. I can’t help but feel some kind of way about Dark and Lovely jumping on the “natural” bandwagon but, who am I to say anything? These are my first impressions after using it twice....more