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Making Flax Seed gel for Flexi Rod Sets

Because I am not a fan of using normal store bought gel for my hair (after having a really bad experience with it!), I have been trying more natural ways to make my own gel.  For my flexi rod set, I used flax seed gel. Flax Seed Gel Looks Great in Hair but is so ...

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 ...

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) ...

African Black Soap, Africa’s Beauty Secret

As far as beauty care goes, my face has always commanded the most attention. I suffered from terrible acne in my teenage years, which did not change as I graduated to my early twenties. In my late twenties my acne persisted, and with a face covered in acne scars, pockmarks and discolouration, I found myself ...

Hair Profiles Namibia: My Hair and I! Odilia Camarao

  Hi hair sisters! This is my journey up to now, last year November I relaxed my hair with Afro permanent relaxer and i was loving it, until my hair started to break and get weak(maybe because i did not know how to take care of it like i do today), so I decided to ...