Category Archive: Braids and weaves

I braided my own hair!

This is a quick update on what my hair is doing right now… Currently I am in kinky twists and I am especially proud of these because I braided them myself! I had… Continue reading

Braided up again!

Just a quick update on ma hurr! :) Decided to braid my fro up for the festive season because I don’t want to deal with it while at home and while travelling. I… Continue reading

Box braid styling tutorials

So my braids are out now and I miss them! Over the month and a week that I had them I had so much fun styling them. I flooded my Instagram account with… Continue reading

Box braids and fake locs

If you follow my shenanigans on Instagram (@bstar_88) or on my Soul Canvas Facebook page you know that I’m currently in box braids! I am absolutely in love them! I needed this break… Continue reading

My love affair with afro twists!

About 2 weeks ago I braided my own hair! Sort of… (I got some help from my cousin). A friend of mine had the foresight to bring 4 packets of afro kinky braid… Continue reading

Protective style idea: Marley Twists

I’m so mad I saw this after I got my braids!!!! The Good hair blog has a protective style challenge running currently and the host of the challenge came up with marley twists… Continue reading

A little heat and some braids…

So December is around the corner and the heat in Botswana is at an all time high. We are constantly being assaulted by 36 degree temperatures which is ridiculous. I can never get… Continue reading

I’m in Afro kinky bulk twists

I finally got my hurr did! Did twists with some afro kinky bulk extensions a friend of mine was so kind to send from the UK. She sent me 3 packs and I… Continue reading

The return of the (box) braid

Looks like the humble braid making a come back! Recently Beyonce , Brandy, Chrisette Michelle model Sessilee LopezĀ and Solange have been spotted in braids/box braids. Of course Solange has been rockin braids for… Continue reading

Hair goodies!

So I’m pretty excited! I finally got my hands on some Afro kinky extensions! What’s the big deal you say? Well first of all that type of extension is not available in retail… Continue reading

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