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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 ...

Sharon’s Flexi-Rod Set Attempt 1

So for the first time I decided to stop staring at the bunch of flexi-rods heaped up in a pile in my bathroom cabinet and actually put them to good use.  My hair is thick and fluffy so I knew it would take quite a while to dry out, and as I wasn’t going to ...

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 ...

Hair Talk :)

Hair Talk 🙂 So, this is going to be a very short blogpost :).  I have now reached the region of being a long haired natural, and as much as I love long hair, I really miss the ‘no fuss days’ of teeny weeny Afro freedom. My hair is creeping down to bra strap length ...

The Counterculture

The 1960s and 1970s saw a visible global shift towards embracing natural hair, during this time wearing one’s natural hair was a statement of sorts. For a little bit of historical context we can reference the hairstyles of performers such as James Brown; Sammy Davis Jr. who with his wife Altovise, became the first black ...