Long Hair Does Care!

The number one question I am always asked pertains to hair growth. Never fails! On my hair growth journey, I have tried a lot of different tips and tricks to maximize it. When it comes to growing long, healthy locks, it is important to stimulate hair growth and retain length. I’ll be sharing a few of my tips that cover both of those key components! The first tip is such an old hair hack, but I feel it’s been forgotten about over time. I’m talking about hot oil scalp treatments! It’s an easy way to stimulate hair growth if you Read More

Back to School with UFD

Yes! Summer time is officially over and it’s that time of the year again… BACK to SCHOOL. Summer came and went, so now we have to get back to our daily regimen of preparing our girls’ for school. Here’s a quick look into our survival guide for tackling hair for Back to School with UFD! Our hair routine starts on Sunday. Sundays are for washing/co-washing, conditioning (deep), detangling, and prepping. I like to alternate the Uncle Funky’s Daughter Squeaky Deep Cleansing Shampoo until the girls’ hair is 75% dry. I then go in with the UFD Midnite Train Leave-In Conditioner. This Read More

Work, Work, Don’t Stop!

It’s that time again for school to start, which means it’s also time for me to start work again, being that I work in a school. Managing natural hair for the work week does not have to be a task that you dread every morning before you head out of the door. For me, styling my hair in the morning is the last thing that I want to be worried about when I am trying to start my day. I don’t know about you guys, but my wash day is usually on a Sunday, so I use that time at Read More

Who Said You Can’t Keep Your Curls After Going Straight?

Naturals can’t wear their hair straight! That’s a common phrase that lingers around the natural hair community but has been proven to be false. Natural hair is versatile, durable and uncategorized.  Twenty three year old blogger, Lexi Marcella began her healthy hair journey in 2011. Her hair is definitely something to lust over! You can now hear about it from Lexi, herself. I began blogging shortly after and have since received many questions about my natural hair — straight and curly. Even after a short time period of growing and caring for my natural hair, I quickly learned that heat styling Read More

The Secret to Getting the Ultimate Twist Out

Uncle Funky’s Daughter has products everyone’s hair type. What I love most about their products is… well, everything! To narrow it down, the results I am able to achieve with their products, not to mention the wonderful aroma! The Ultimate Curly Girls kit is my go-to because of the variety of products it offers; it’s a one stop shop. If you’ve ever struggled with finding the right products for your coily; kinky curls, then today is your lucky day, because this kit is the answer to all your problems. Today I will show you the sassy results of a flat twist Read More

4 Tips for Wedding Fashion Etiquette

It’s wedding season and that means cute hair and cute outfits! You ALWAYS want to look your best when it comes to a wedding. If you’re single….let’s just say the possibilities are endless! All jokes aside, looking your best should always be the goal. Let’s explore a few ways you can achieve your best hair and style all wedding season long.  Keep your hair moisturized: It’s important to make sure your waves, kinks and curls don’t appear to look dry and crunchy. Outdoor weddings are especially dangerous due to the sun’s UV rays. I like to use Thirsty Curls or Midnite Train to retain the moisture in my hair while outside. Read More

Jennifer: Pushing Your Limits

What is the meaning of life? It’s the most fundamental philosophical question to ever be posed, and one that can not only invoke several different answers, but even twice as many questions. We spend a large bulk of our existence trying to decipher and make sense of our behaviors, beliefs and principles. For Jennifer, taking up the practice of yoga opened her eyes to a new way of looking at herself and the world around her. Like many others, she took her first yoga lesson under the auspice of simply needing a way to decompress and relieve stress. Instead she found a Read More