Thayers Alcohol-Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel Toner: The Multi-Tasking Wonder

  Lately, I’ve been loving using old favorites in new ways.  And, if I can find a way to use a natural skincare product for my hair/scalp,  even better!  Whether you follow the curly girl method or just love natural beauty products, Thayers Alcohol-Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel Toner isContinue Reading…

Protein-free Hair Routine for Wavy Curly Hair: Bouncing Back from Protein Overload

Since my protein-detox has been going well, I thought I’d share my protein-free hair routine for wavy curly hair like mine.  I searched long and hard for information online but did not see too many recommendations for protein-free products for my hair type…everything seemed to be catered to folks withContinue Reading…

Protein Sensitivity and Protein Overload: Diagnosing My Hair Rut

How is it mid-November already?!  Somewhere between starting a new job and the weather changing, I’ve completely lost track of time.  And in the midst all of this change, my hair fell into a weird rut that I struggled to navigate. It’s been rough, frizzy, and straw-like with horrible curl/wave definition.Continue Reading…

My Favorite Affordable Curly Girl Method Hair Products

While I am a sucker for a good deal, I am an even bigger sucker for curly hair products that actually work.   Yet, shelling out twenty-ish bucks for each cowash, shampoo, conditioner, leave-in, styler, etc.  is simply not sustainable for so many of us.   Thanks to my TargetContinue Reading…

3 DIY Curl Refresher Spray Ideas That You Need to Try Now!

  You know the best thing about curly and wavy hair?   With proper refreshing, it can look even better  2 or 3 days after your wash.  These days, there are 3 DIY curl refresher spray recipes that I use between washes. They have been working pretty well for me, so  IContinue Reading…

How to Achieve a Healthy Blowout (for When You Must Use Heat)

  I have a confession to make. In a moment of panic (and vanity) for my friend’s wedding this summer, I indulged in a blowout for the first time since I started my healthy hair journey. The only explanation I have for this is that I’m human and cutting out heatContinue Reading…

6 Tips for Managing Wavy Hair and Living Your Best Hair Life

  While I often use the word “curly” as a catch-all to describe my hair, I want to make it clear: I have wavy hair AND I have curly hair.   It could easily belong to two different people and it looks different every doggone day.  Seriously. Last week, I passedContinue Reading…

BRB!

Yikes.  I had so many fun posts and things planned, but life happened.  I got an amazing new job (back to working in an office full of lawyers, and loving it!) Feeling so blessed and actually feel like I’m finally living my law-student-self’s dream right now.  Ah, but my hair.Continue Reading…

The Curly Hair Dictionary: A Primer for Beautiful Hair

I’m ashamed to admit it, but I could have started loving my hair a lot sooner.  In 2010, I purchased a DevaCurl travel kit and, for the first time, began to somewhat understand my hair.  Unfortunately, back then, I was also a law student.  Devacurl was too expensive to consistentlyContinue Reading…

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, One Day (or Decade) at Time

Before I begin, I want to state the obvious:  2007 called.  It wants this blog back.  I get it.  If you look at today’s blogosphere, I use this space in a somewhat outdated way to share all of my feels about hair.  You see, I have a lot of lostContinue Reading…