Turning Thirty

The ‘Dirty Thirty’! Ignore that reference because it’s all been quite quiet clean since thirty! But I’m here, in a new decade of my life, and I couldn’t be happier!  Is it odd that I’m…

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It’s Just shampoo and conditioner – or is it?

The three-year anniversary of my big chop is fast approaching and it will mark me wearing my hair naturally for three years, officially. But my journey began long before my cut and, if I am…

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Abandoning My Curls For Good?

Woah! Take five steps back and let’s consider this one.  I couldn’t help but sense the angst in the comments of my Instagram followers when I posted my stories of my ‘curly to straight’ transformation…

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Should you be co-washing?

Co-washing, quite simply, is using a conditioner to wash your hair. It goes without saying that the best cleanser for dirty hair and product build-up is shampoo but, in the natural hair community, co-washing is…

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There was no money for me to study…

Yet, I graduated from university on three occasions. I’m going to need to start this post in 2003, three years before I’d finished high school: I remember standing to greet the teacher in my Grade…

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