Let's face it, trying to get a your hair to look good on a rainy day is a bitch. Nope, can't straighten it or it will be ruined. Forget about soft loose curls, the minute you walk outside, it's a big frizzy mess. So what do I do?? I just go with it. Don't fight it. Most of us have a combination of wavy, straight and curly hair anyway and in my opinion, following these instructions will bring out and enhance your natural curls. Start by untangling your freshly washed, out of the shower hair. ...more
There’s something about summer that makes me forget my denim collection. Maybe it’s the KC heat ‘n humidity, or maybe it’s that I missed my summer dresses + shorts so much over the winter I throw myself into a pretty strict legs-out policy come late May, but either way it’s been a minute since I’ve slipped on a pair of jeans....more
Somewhere around 2009, I decided to grow my hair out. To be 100% honest, as I always am on this blog, I decided to grow my hair because I thought I would be getting married in the next few years. Boy, did I miss the mark on that one (but found my Mark three years later ... wow, that was a cheesy pun)....more
It’s been said that hair growth is hereditary. That no matter what you do, the length your hair will grow is ultimately predetermined by genetics. Whether (or not) this is true, one thing is for sure: Growth is only one component of hair length. No matter how long your hair grows, if you treat it like crap and zap it of all its moisture, it’ll fray like the hem on a pair of blue jean cut-offs.
It all started with four simple words from the soft-spoken young cashier at the grocery store as she rang through the eclectic assortment of foodstuffs I'd chosen to carry my husband and I through a quiet New Year's Eve at home.
"I like your hair," she said shyly.
Recently I found out that one of my favoritesmall business owners who sold natural hair care products has closed their doors...I'm sad to announce that Nyenzo in Raleigh, NC has closed their doors....more
Summer is finally upon us and I can't wait to enjoy the sun. If you have long hair, I'm sure you are looking for easy and cute ways to tuck your hair away. No one wants wet hair stuck to their face and in 90 degree weather. I have the perfect hair style to complete your summer look. ...more