Category: Beauty

Zit Issues: 5 Tips to Get Rid of Acne

Zit Issues. One of the main reasons being a teenager sucks. And it’s worse when we girls have to take care of every little issue. I’m blessed because I never really worried about acne as a teenager. I guess it’s because I washed my face! (though, not really) Anyways, if you struggle profusely with acne issues – ...

A Review of Miss Jessie’s Baby Buttermilk Cream

Miss Jessie’s is like the best thing that’s happened to me in my natural hair journey. When I found it, though, I was anxious at first. I was paying $40 for two products (the Curly Pudding and the Baby Buttermilk), so naturally I didn’t know if I wanted to pay that much. After talking to some other ...

A Review of 3 Curl Activators: Shea Moisture, Miss Jessie’s, and Cantu

I have tried several curl activators, but the most common ones I’ve been referred to are: Shea Moisture, Cantu Shea Butter and Miss Jessie’s. I tried all three and they produced very different results for my hair. But first, a little background information on my hair: I have 4b hair  It’s relatively thin and fragile ...

Why Isn’t My Hair Growing

You’ve hit a brick wall and your hair is not growing. At all. There can be a number of reasons for this, but here are the most common ones (and some of these I’ve done myself, causing major breakage and hair loss): #1 You’re Constantly Picking, Playing with, or Combing Your Hair Sounds ironic that ...

Why Won’t My Parents Let Me Get a Weave?

I was faced with this heartbreaking question about a year ago when my parents said I couldn’t get a weave. Bummer. I wanted to do something with my afro, change it up a bit, and look stylish. And if you’re reading this and you can’t get a weave – girl, I feel for you. So, the number ...

3 Easy Steps for a Natural Hair Blowout

Oftentimes, girls who go natural are constantly trying to find new styles that still look cute but are protective. Adding heat to your hair, especially if you’re trying to grow it, may not be the best option. However, when doing a simple blow out with the right materials – your natural hair can look fantastic. ...

The Best Natural Hair Products to Activate Your Curls

Here are 10 great products that can help define your curls! Don’t be afraid to give a few of these products a try (even if they don’t work). Luckily, you can do a bit of research and read these product descriptions to find out what works best for your hair. Miss Jessie Quick Curls “With a ...