Author Archive: Deborrah

Blogger, writer, relationships/dating expert, fitness trainer and natural hair enthusiast since 1997. Sharing information from grandmomma, books and scientific journals, as well as my personal discoveries and experiences with natural hair as we journey from relaxers, flat irons and weaves together.

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Natural Hair Mistakes I Made on My Natural Hair Journey

Natural Hair Mistakes I Made on My Natural Hair Journey

I think we all agree that keeping you natural hair looking healthy and feeling strong takes some effort. What are some of the natural hair mistakes you made early in your natural hair journey?

09/09/2013 | By | More
Soap Nut Shampoo – How to Make Soap Nut Shampoo

Soap Nut Shampoo – How to Make Soap Nut Shampoo

Soap nuts make a fabulous 100% natural, easy to make, low cost shampoo that will gently clean away butters and gels, leaving your hair soft and moisturized. Here’s how to make and use soap nut shampoo.

09/07/2013 | By | More
Back to the Grind Castor Oil Challenge – Week 3 Check-In

Back to the Grind Castor Oil Challenge – Week 3 Check-In

Check in for week three of the Back to the Grind Castor Oil Challenge. All registrants should log onto the site and respond to the check-in questions by midnight, Friday September 6, 2013.

09/06/2013 | By | More
Sheryl Underwood Hates Black Folks Nappy Natural Hair – So What?

Sheryl Underwood Hates Black Folks Nappy Natural Hair – So What?

Talk show host and comedienne Sheryl Underwood hurt lots of black women’s feelings when she recently declared how much she hates nappy natural hair. We just laughed about it over here, because to us it’s no different than someone saying they hate spinach.

09/03/2013 | By | More
Back to the Grind Castor Oil Challenge – Week 2 Check-In

Back to the Grind Castor Oil Challenge – Week 2 Check-In

Okay, we’re two weeks down. Hope everyone is being consistent with their castor oil application and cleansing routine. Remember, those of you who missed the registration date, it’s too late for you to be an official competitor for the grand prize, but you can always do the competition “unofficially” and chart your progress along with […]

08/29/2013 | By | More
Back to the Grind: Castor Oil Challenge Week 1 Check-In

Back to the Grind: Castor Oil Challenge Week 1 Check-In

Castor oil is what we’re using in this hair growth challenge. “Back to the Grind” challenges women of all nationalities and all hair textures to use castor oil to stimulate hair growth and support healthy hair.

08/22/2013 | By | More
If Your Hair Won’t Maintain Moisture

If Your Hair Won’t Maintain Moisture

When a natural hair wearer complains that her hair won’t hold moisture no matter what product she uses, it is apparent to me that she needs to stop spending money on products and instead take a look at what is going on with her hair.

08/13/2013 | By | More
Benefits of Avocado for Natural Hair

Benefits of Avocado for Natural Hair

Exploring the nutritional benefits of eating avocado for physical health, as well as in DIY hair conditioners that vastly improve the health of your dry natural hair. If you haven’t tried avocados in your diet or hair, you’re missing out.

08/10/2013 | By | More
What is the Baggy Method?

What is the Baggy Method?

All over the web Naturalistas have reported a noticeable reduction in dryness, split ends and hair loss by using the baggy method 1-2x per week. They’re thrilled that such a simple method of hair moisturization has allowed them to FINALLY retain length.

08/04/2013 | By | More
Moisturize Your Hair Using the L.O.C.S. Method

Moisturize Your Hair Using the L.O.C.S. Method

Trap moisture into your dry natural hair using a variation of the L.O.C. Method which I call the L.O.C.S. Method. Moisturize your hair with specific oils, sealants, and conditioners to end fairy knots, split ends and breakage which prevents length retention.

08/04/2013 | By | More
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