Who Do You Wear Blue For? #AlopeciaAwareness

September is Alopecia awareness month! Alopecia is an autoimmune disease that effects the hair follicles, in most cases the hair falls out in small round patches about the size of a quarter. Rarely, the disease causes total hair loss on the head, face, and body. Anyone can get it and it often begins in childhood. … Continue reading Who Do You Wear Blue For? #AlopeciaAwareness

Tipsy Tuesday: Natural Hair Tings

Confession time: I'm not a natural hair guru but I can definitely round up some useful tips to have you caring for your hair like a pro! There are millions of blog post, vlogs, you name it, about natural hair. So how do you know what's right and wrong? Well, that's the thing you really … Continue reading Tipsy Tuesday: Natural Hair Tings

Lets Discuss: Nappy Hair

There are many negative connotations behind the word "nappy" that stem from times of slavery. As Black people we have always been taught to hate our hair and most importantly who we are. Growing up we are taught that nappy hair is bad we need to get a perm, boys are told nappy hair doesn't look good … Continue reading Lets Discuss: Nappy Hair

Embracing My Natural Hair

There was once a time when I would feel the roots of my hair and automatically say "I need a perm" or "My roots are getting nappy." As African Americans we are conditioned to hate the natural texture of our hair and to prefer straight hair over our own curls and kinks. Although there is … Continue reading Embracing My Natural Hair