Hair blog hopping (3)

Welcome to my 3rd hair blog hopping post! Time to see what my fellow African hair bloggers have been blogging about lately…. Our first stop is on Fro Chic where there’s a great article for the newbie nappy heads. It covers natural hair myths, hair lingo you need to know to be able to understand…

Hair blog hopping (2)

I’m still learning about this nappy hair of mine that I have and the richest source of info is of course other hair blogs (both natural and relaxed hair). Here are the most recent articles that caught my eye and taught me something new… African Hair Blog gives us the low down on sulphate free shampoos and…

Africa International Hair Extravaganza

Originally posted on africanhairblog:
This past Saturday (11 August) I attended the inaugural edition of the Africa International Hair Extravaganza (AIHE) which was held at the Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.  I have to mention up front that I only attended the expo on Saturday 11 August.  I arrived at about 1pm and…

Hair blog hopping (1)

So every now and then I blog surf my favourite fro/relaxed hair bloggers and find a few interesting articles. Here are this weeks finds (Click the pictures): Alice in Nappyland has put together an international list of nappy hair blogs for those who want advice that’s closer to home… Deepbrown and kinks looks at natural…

The Asian Afro, Braids and more…

Originally posted on An Afroetic Narrative:
Japanese Boxer rocking an Afro A few weeks ago, I was in walmart doing some grocery shopping, and I saw this group of Korean teenagers shopping for what looked like school supplies.  When I went to check out, I noticed the Korean guy in front of me was rocking…

Blog hopping: African Hair blogs (Relaxed and natural)

You’ve gotta love the Internet. Sharing knowledge and learning from other peoples experiences has never been as easy as it is today. I was looking at a post Africanhairblog wrote about her daughters hair and I noticed how healthy and well groomed her daughters hair was. On the link on her facebook page I commented…

Quick link…

While wondering around on Facebook, I stopped by Africanhairblog‘s page (follow her page and blog! esp those of you with relaxed hair) and I happened to spot a link one of her readers posted. It was a link to her own blog where she had written about her hair journey and how she’s learning to…

Relaxers – what I have learnt

Originally posted on africanhairblog:
This is going to be a long post!  Brace yourself because I have so much to say!  Please bear with me. I have been relaxing my hair since around 1993 (except for a 4 year break when I was natural from 2005 to 2009.  In all the time I was relaxed…