Hair Styles

In an op-ed on the New York Times, British-Nigerian filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa explained the basis for her documentary about the transition from relaxed to natural hair and what it means to Black women. “There are as many ‘natural hair journeys’ as there are transitioning women. What I find remarkable about the movement is the way [...]


So I’m creeping up on 22 months (eta… 23 months. Not sure how I messed that one up) into my long transition to natural hair. I really don’t have any complaints right now. I’ve been in love with my hair lately w/o the frustration that I usually complain about every few months. Since the last [...]


Flexi Rods Hairstyle

August 10, 2010

This was my first time attempting a flexi rods hairstyle. The results turned out great with the help of LottaBody (Love that stuff!) and I can’t believe that just a few years ago I was completely style challenged and hopelessly dependent on my hair stylist. It felt so good to pull this one off. I [...]


Been gone for a minute but I’m still going strong with this long transition to natural hair. I’ve straightened my hair three times since the Straight Hair, Fresh Cut post in January. But now I’m ready to get back to less heat until September. I’m probably going to cornrow it up for a few weeks [...]