protective styling

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been passing time playing with my hair. Well, not playing playing, really just trying out different protective styles. Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of natural hair information sources talk about the importance of protecting the ends of your hair—since it’s the oldest and therefore, most vulnerable … More protective styling

fall flat iron

here are some pictures from my annual flat iron/length check. instead of flat ironing after washing and then blow drying my hair like i’ve usually done, i actually blow dried my hair from a braid out, and then flat ironed it this time. i think i like this way better. it makes for fewer crispy kinks … More fall flat iron

poofy & powerful ponytail!

anything-but-simple ponytail poof! ok, i’m exaggerating a bit, it’s pretty simple, but i like it. lol i did it after taking out my twists (before a hairwash). kept it put with goody’s stayput thick elastics (these). and fyi, i had on a strapless dress, you just cant tell b/c of the camera angle. 🙂

l’pompadour

the pompadour is one of my favorite natural hair styles. s/o to my girl candace for the inspiration. it’s so cute! 🙂 to achieve this look: plat your hair all over (exactly like when doing a braid out) take out the braids put all hair except some at the front into a ponytail and tuck … More l’pompadour

braid out

here’s a picture of one of the styles that i’ve been wearing for the last several weeks: the braid-out! this super easy style is accomplished in three steps: 1. braid your hair 2. unbraid your hair 3. style as desired and there you have your braid out 🙂 i used olive oil to help my … More braid out