What is My Hair Type?

People have told me I have 3c hair. 4a. 4b. To be honest, I have to learned to embrace all the different textures of my hair rather than confine it to a specific category. For the most part, I identify my hair as 4a/4b hair or sometimes I just say I have type 4 hair. ...

Shea Moisture Curl Stretch Pudding: Does it Really Help with Shrinkage?

The curl stretch pudding from Shea Moisture’s Red Palm Oil and Cocoa Butter Collection is my staple product for braids and twists. My best braid outs and twist-outs feature the Curl Stretch Pudding. When it comes down to this product, I think it outperforms in curl definition and moisturising than it does with elongation. In ...

Follow Acacia on Her Natural Hair Journey

Our writer and model Acacia Williams is finally sharing her natural hair journey! Williams decided to create a new Instagram page showing how she manages her natural tresses. “In my senior year of high school, I did a big chop around the beginning of the year. I had a perm from 9th-10th grade and decided ...

Welcome to my YouTube Channel

I finally started my YouTube Channel! I’m so happy to bring this addition to Savvy and Beautiful. I hope you guys are just as excited as I am 🙂

My Crown (Poem)

On November 19, 2019, I had the pleasure of performing my spoken word at my school, the University of Florida, for an event called A Heavy Crown Black Hair’s Journey Through America hosted by Black Hair Politics and the Omicron Zeta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi. Enjoy my piece: No, you cannot touch my crown  ...

Taking Care of Your Natural Hair in the Winter

Whether you live in New York or Florida, winter is approaching and your natural hair has to be ready for the cold weather. Cold weather has different effects on natural hair. For a lot of people, it’s hard to retain moisture in the winter, which makes their hair very dry. So, what you can do ...

I’m Back!

I’m back guys! It’s been a month and a half since my last post, and I have to say, college life has been crazy! As I started the journey to my new life this past month, I had to put blogging to the side. I’m more than happy to have finally settled in, so I ...

College Life at a Predominantly White Institution: Black Girl Problems

I am a freshman at the University of Florida, which is currently the Top 7 Public School in the United States. The university has high standards when it comes to academics, and I’m truly grateful to be at one of the most academically excelling universities in the country. It wasn’t easy getting here. That being ...

A Review of Eden Body Works Curl Defining Cream on 4a/4b Hair

Eden Body Works Curl Defining Cream is amazing! It works wonders on my 4a/4b hair. Lately, I’ve been looking for a curl definer that’s not going to break the bank and it’ll be something I can use on my hair without it being wet. I’m not much of a wash-n-go person because I don’t like ...