Crochet braid, waist length, senegalese twists pt 2

If you haven’t already, read part one here. As promised here is a quick run through of what I did differently the second time I installed my *deep breath* Crochet braid, waist length, senegalese twists.As I showed in the video linked to pt1, removing the senegalese twists from the cornrows is extremely easy.  I was able…

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Crochet braids, Waist length Senegalese Twists pt 1

In my previous post Hmmm so THATS a protective style? I wrote rather briefly about hair loss sustained through my DIY attempt with Crochet braids, Waist length Senegalese Twists (mouthful) lol. Sometime last year, I decided to self install some Marley twists using the Senegalese twist method…I did it twice in four months and both times…

Hmmm so THAT’S a protective style?

Hmmm I’m not convinced. Protective styles are so termed because, well, they protect your hair.  They aim to prevent breakage thereby assisting growth.  I hear a lot of naturals proclaim, not in these words but the tone of voice as they say it implies, “don’t be stupid.  A hairstyle doesn’t grow your hair.  Hair grows anyway”…to these…

Pads, Tampons, Mooncups, Period

Mooncups have a weird rep I don’t want to say bad, because I like hippies but I remember sitting at a poetry night listening to this awesome poet guy make reference to a Mooncup wearing woman as a negative…inwardly I cringed, outwardly I remained straight-faced furtively glancing to see if anyone could tell I was currently that woman?

Cioccolatina Rosemary and Peppermint Soap

. Ok, I don’t know the first thing about reviewing soap so I’m going to  just wing it First of all Cioccolatina products can be purchased from the Sheabutter Cottage website. Sheabutter Cottage is a Fair Trade company owned and run by the wonderful and beautiful Akua Wood.  They pride themselves on ethics and Eco friendly practices. They ship internationally and…

Jewelry by NyDesignz…Bangles

I am an avid collector of bangles…I LOVE them…it’s got to the point where I don’t need to buy anymore…however if I see one that is unique and suitable…calling my name like Huuuniii Huuuunnnii I’ll get it. This bangle by NyDesignz, is simple and delicate…it rests nicely on my wrists.  I love it because one, it’s not…