Category Archives: Hair Care

Coconut Oil for Skin, Hair… and Acne?

Note to my readers: Hi everyone! Whew, I’ve been M.I.A. for awhile. I’ll be honest – it’s hard for me to stay consistent with writing blog posts while being in school and working and everything. Plus, I feel like it takes me forever to write a good blog post with good content for you guys. Maybe I should switch to a different medium, like videos or something. Hmmm… anyways, enough blabbing, onto the blog post!

Coconut Oil and Its Health BenefitsVitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is excellent for your overall health, whether you use it internally or externally. It has tons of beneficial “anti” properties in it: antifungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antioxidant… all of these in one oil!

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Natural Hair: To Cut It, or Not to Cut It?

TWA, BSL,  APL…

In the natural hair community, I have seen multiple acronyms like the ones above all referring to natural hair length. I’ve also seen many people documenting their hair growth after they decided to go natural. I think it’s wonderful that natural-haired women (and men) are setting hair length goals for themselves. For so long, African-Americans, women especially, have believed this myth that their natural hair does not grow past a certain length without a relaxer. Many still believe that to this day. That’s why I love the “natural movement” because it disproves that belief and empowers us to rock our natural hair!

So, have I ever documented my natural hair growth? No, but when I initially cut the remainder of the relaxer out of my hair, it was already a pretty good length, and I didn’t really have the desire to grow my hair to a certain length. I just wanted to be fully natural.

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