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The Writers Talk Mane Q/A with the writers discussingย their favorite hair products, their hair journeys, they favorite hairtubers, etc.ย  Ziera 1. What was the best decision you’ve ever made in regards to your hair? I would have to say that the best decision I’ve ever made in regards to my hair was definitely cutting it off! 1a. To the care of your hair? Using natural products…better yet, MAKING my own products. I thought it would be difficult, but there are so many resources to help you create concoctions. 2. Name one product you use that has completely transformed your hair for the better Silicon Mix & Crece Pelo deep conditioner. They made my hair soooooo soft and manageable after I cut my hair and during the transition of it growing wild. 3. Name one style you’d like to try but have not yet tried Shaving one side of my…

OK Pistils, so I know it’s been quite some time since I’ve been active. Life decided to throw a few curve balls and I didn’t have the right bat at the moment. HOWEVER, I prayed about it and was sent a bat made of the purest earthly elements! Hello to all of you beautiful ladies! I’ve missed you. Guess what?! I cut about 7 inches of my hair off in August (Aaaahhhhh). Not due to damage,ย  I just wanted a new look for my birthday. Since then, I’ve been in a constant battle with my newfound tresses. My hair hasn’t been this short since my Big Chop(BC) back in 2006 and I NEED HELP; I don’t know what to do with my hair. Humidity is the enemy and I just can’t seem to find a nice style to suit me with my shrinkage (it’s the “debil”). Here’s what I’ve…

“1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and get them sit ups right and tuck your tummy tight and do your crunches like this” It’s time to workout!! YAY!!! For those of you who love working out that, “yay,” was not sarcastic at all. Whether you love it or hate it, working out and staying healthy is an important part of every naturals hair journey. Once you find the time to workout, the question becomes what do you do with your hair??? Not to worry, I’m here with five easy, workout friendly hairstyles; one less reason for skipping that workout! The Bun This one is a no brainer.ย  Whether it’s high or low the bun is a great protective style for your hair. It’s super easy to do and keeps your hair out of ย hurt, harm and SWEAT! The Bun in the Front Party in the Back The some…

Ah! Time to wake up! As I stare out the window, I notice the awesome scene before me. The sun is out, bright blue skies, but little did I know the moment I step outside, HUMIDITY. Humidity? In the little voice of my niece, “We’re Not Friends!” Many of us ladies struggle day to day with humidity and our hair. What are we supposed ย to do? Do we wear a hat all day? Or maybe a bag, big enough for the tendrils! Well, I hit the Naturalista’s of the FB community to see just how they beat the battle with Humidity. Shonda Edwards says, “They say your hair is your outfit’s best accessory, well my hair is the first thing I think about when picking out something to wear. My second thoughts are typically what hairstyle is flexible enough to match my outfit and hold up in that day’s…

5 Things Every New Natural Needs to Know Water is your best friend! On your journey you will find your greatest companion to be water.ย  The key to maintaining a healthy mane is by keeping your hair moisturized.ย  Water is the only true source of moisture.ย  Any product that claims to be a moisturizer should have water listed as the first ingredient.ย  This may be a no-brainer, but make sure you are drinking the proper amount of water too.ย  Healthy hair starts from the inside, so DRINK UP!! Trial and error is the name of the game. Going natural somewhat feels like youโ€™re venturing into a world of the unknown.ย  The good news is that nowadays there are lots and lots of resources to help you along your journey.ย  The semi bad news is that not everything you find will work for your hair.ย  You will have…