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The Gala Dinner Quickie

I love Afro puffs, they are quick, easy and everyone always thinks you spend a lot of time on it. 🙂 🙂  With this one I only had 10 minutes after a conference and I was going to a gala dinner, so with some furious finger combing and my hairs best friend, which is water, ...

Awesome Final Flexi-Rod Attempt :)

So after my first attempt at flexi-rods I finally got my technique right; it had to do with what I used in my hair as well as the way I wrapped my hair around the rods.  The last time I used only our Afrorage coconut hair butter and got nice tight coils, and this time ...

Protective Styling Review: Yarn Braids! And the Continuation of Naomi’s hair regimen…

This is a review of Yarn braids as well as a continuation of my regimen… Since the last time I shared, my hair has been hidden away in long, long yarn braids. I believe I promised to never do yarn braids again – oh and how the mighty have fallen back on their words! Trust ...

Get your Natural Hair done at Simana Naturals Emporium!

                Who are you to the world? I am a locs wearing naturalista who has had more big chops than I have fingers on one hand.  I am also mother to a 12 year old girl who has a massive Afro! I am in love with Afro hair ...

Namibia Naturalista’s Series

So who are you to the world? My name is Ros (rhymes with boss). I was named after my mom’s best friend and for some reason people think my name, Ros Limbo, is fake. I’m an auditor, a writer and a blogger. I speak a bit of French. And I’m one for an adventure. Why ...

Namibia’s Naturalista’s Series

Who are you to the world?  My name is Sitali Nyambe, born and bred Namibian girl. 100% African girl! Finding my place among the people of this big beautiful universe and my hair journey is a part of that process. What are your hair goals? I have three hair goals at the moment. The first ...

Namibia’s Naturalista’s Series

In continuing our celebration of the beauty and diversity of Namibian Naturalista’s, meet our next beauty Lydia! So who are you to the World?     My name is Lydia, born in Oshakati, bred in Windhoek. I am told I am a little spark that ignites happiness (I guess that says a lot about me) ...

Namibia’s Naturalista’s

We would like to start 2015 off with a focus on Namibian naturals and in celebration of the diversity and beauty of the ladies of the African continent.  We start with Christina Nadezhda! So who are you to the World? I am Christina Nadezhda – 32 years old, mother, sister, daughter, friend and ‘naturalista’. Being ...

How the Slave Trade framed our view of African Hair

  So I did a bit of digging into hairstyles, how they came to be, how they have changed over time, and the different influences through history. This piece scans over some of the finds that stood out for me during my dig. These nuggets of interesting finds are generally themed around how black African ...