The Savings Challenge

So, I have decided to do this savings challenge that has been circulating around the blogs and Facebook. I am a shopaholic thanks to my mother and I love to buy groceries and home goods and hair products and……okay; I just like to shop. What makes things worse is that I’m a college student and…

Another Perm Rod Set

This step by step guide is from one of my favorite natural hair Instagram accounts. Enjoy. Happy Nappy

Perm Rod Chart

So I have mentioned before that I do perm rod sets in my hair. I never mentioned what colors or what I do. Above is a picture of a perm rod wheel. Different colors result in different size curls or waves. I use white and gray through out my hair because I like how it…

How to tie a Middle of Everywhere Headwrap

First you wrap a rectangle scarf around your head bringing the long parts to the front and covering your ears. Twist the long parts together as one as close to the end as possible. Tie the ends together to secure the twist. Bring the twist back to the center of your head and tuck the…

How to tie the Heidi Braid Headwrap

So for Christmas I got a bunch of headwraps in different patterns and fabric. (My current obsession) I ordered them from a site that sells hijabs because I know the quality and length would be good. This gray one is a jersey fabric. It’s really soft and long. So to do this you need a…

Singing

So not only am I fining myself on this hair journey, but I am starting back up some old hobbies. I use to sing and perform all the time and I just stopped for some reason. My mother has requested that I start back up. I don’t know how I am going to pull off…

5 Days

This has been the longest I have kept my hair untouched and I tried a new style. So this is day five of my perm rod set in my hair. The front is still stretched out, but the back has shrunken back. So I decided to do kind of do a fro hawk. I twisted…

Another Little Girl is told to tame her Hair or be Expelled

UPDATE: Vanessa VanDyke Can Keep Her Natural Hair But… | HelloBeautiful. I am so tired of schools trying to regulate the hair of little black girls. The latest expulsion case is of Vanessa Vandyke who attends Faith Christian Academy in Orlando, Fl. Apparently, in addition to a standard dress code policy, this school also has…

” Strong women …

” Strong women don’t play victim, don’t make themselves look pitiful, don’t point fingers. They stand & they deal.” –Mandy Hale What makes a strong woman? Is it the same qualities that makes her phenomenal? What makes an independent woman? Is it the same qualities that makes her a leader? What makes a woman, a…

Abandoned

School has caused me to abandon my blog. 😦 I have not mastered time management yet so I’ve been trying to cram everything into the small amount of time I have. But I am here to say that I’m back and I have no choice but to post at least once a week. Juggling school,…