Afrorage

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 ...

Still Searching for the Perfect Box Braids

Over the years, and I can say many years!!! I have always had box braids added to my hair about three to four times a year.  And now that its spring again, I find myself looking around for the perfect set again.  Braids are the ultimate protective style, but it is rare that I have ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Mole Hills: Afrorage Hairstyles

The Mole Hills (This works well for hair shrunk to 80% of its length, or medium length hair). This was one of my  older hairstyles when I just went natural and was trying to come up with creative hairstyles for everyday use. I call this one the mole hill as the hairstyle tends to resemble ...