No doubt you have to deal with shrinkage when it comes to your natural hairstyles. It just comes with the territory. Here’s a quick, 3 minute video showing you what I do to get more length (AKA “hang time”) from my two strand twists…
Rod Set Tips for Natural Hair (Video)
This is the first full-head rod set I’ve done since my transition in late 2010. Whew! What a task considering how much hair I have now compared to then. First, here’s a list of the products I used and my routine. Products Pre-Poo: Water, Suave Naturals Coconut Conditioner (any drugstore) and Olive Oil Shampoo: Kinky […]
Wet vs. Dry Twists – Length Comparison
I just said “Bye Bye” to twisting my hair while it’s wet. Not only was I able to twist my hair much faster when it was dry (not sure why), but the twists were neater and I retained more length with my twists and twist outs. My Routine 1) I washed my hair and put […]
Staple Products – 2 Months Natural
Whew! Time flies. Can’t believe I’ve been natural for two months already. A lot of people on YouTube have been asking me about the products I use post transition, so I thought I’d share them on my blog as well. And if you’d rather read than watch, I’ve listed the products below the video. Shampoo […]
My First Natural Puff
Here is a video showing my first all natural puff. This style took less than an hour to create, which is fast compared to many other styles I’ve tried. It will definitely be my go-to hairstyle when I need something quick and low maintenance. I have been sleeping with a satin bonnet and moisturize my […]
Flat Twist Pin Up Do (Cool, Summer Hairstyle!)
This style was inspired by YouTuber KeKe52284. She does a lot of great flat twist styles so I use her channel for inspiration. Here’s my version of one of her styles. This is a great example of a protective style because most of my ends are tucked away. If you want to retain and gain […]
Chunky Flat Twist Out Hairstyle
A quick and easy flat twist out style.
Getting Short, Transitioning or Natural Hair Into a Ponytail
Finally, a style that doesn’t take me a couple of hours or more! 🙂 Here’s a way to get your hair into a ponytail if it’s not quite long enough to reach.
Another Flat Twist Up Do
I wasn’t as excited about the outcome of this style as the previous one, but it’ll have to do ’cause I’m rockin’ it for 2 weeks no matter what. 🙂
Flat Twist Hair Update & New Theme Song :)
Still enjoying my flat twist up do, but enjoying my iPad2 even more! Here’s a quick update on some modifications I made to my hairstyle. At the end of the video, you’ll hear a natural hair theme song I created, arranged and recorded on the iPad2. Enjoy!