How to keep your fro soft and manageable

How do you keep you afro so soft? This is easily the number one question I get from new naturals or people who’ve had natural hair for ages but never wear it out. I must admit, keeping the nap manageable is a tricky feat at first but once it becomes second nature you won’t think…

Newly Natural Series part 3: Choosing and buying products

Take a peek at part 1: Getting Started and part 2: Do’s and Don’ts if you haven’t already. When I went natural I had not done any research so I had no idea what products worked best with natural hair or why certain products were preferred to others. I continued using the products I had used when I…

Newly Natural series part 2: Do’s and Don’ts

Before you continue reading take a peek at part 1: Getting Started if you haven’t already seen it. So you now that have some sort of routine in place it’s time to develop a few habits that will help you manage your hair from day to day. Do wear a satin or silk scarf/bonnet when sleeping…

Newly Natural Series part 1: Getting started

So you’ve done it! You picked up the scissors and chopped off your hair! Now what? That’s the question I aim to answer with a series of posts on being newly natural. It’s a learning curve for the majority of us so I’m sure some advice wouldn’t hurt. Chances are you’ve spent your life regularly…