Box Braid Challenge: Month Four

Are y’all bored with my braids yet? I’m not. Accessories help keep it interesting! Well last night, I finally finished up my hair. Sick with bronchitis for the better part of three weeks now, I’ve been getting a little better everyday and on Wednesday I washed my hair. And, I’ve been redoing my braids a few everyday … Continue reading

Seriously, I Really HATE My Hair

Sometimes! I’ve been very sick recently with horrible fever and chills, congestion, uncontrollable coughing, hacking, post nasal drip… OK, I’ll spare you the rest of the gory details; I’m sure you get the picture. This stupid cold, well the doc called it bronchitis, has left me feeling totally miserable and has made me miss over a week of … Continue reading

Caring for My Box Braids

Charting New Territory Well tonight I really wanted to wash my hair. Not that it felt or looked dirty. It just seemed to feel and look dry and lifeless. But how to revitalize it without having to jump through a whole lot of hoops?   Then I had an aha moment.  I got my small spray bottle … Continue reading

Dandruff Problem: Quick Update

Well, after doing three back-to-back treatments (although in my previous post  I said I’d do five), it’s much, much, much better. It’s not entirely gone, though. I probably should have done the five-day treatment and it most likely would be gone altogether. Prior to the treatments, usually after only three days, that nasty dandruff would be all caked … Continue reading

Exfoliating Scalp Scrub…

I gotta try this. Ini as in Roshini…as in recently posted about a homemade exfoliating scalp scrub that she recently did that I just gotta try. It was made of brown & white sugar, honey, olive oil and rose castile soap . She did it in combination with a home-made pre poo concoction that consisted of Pantene Moisture … Continue reading

Dandruff? Whatever it is…

It’s really, really, really getting on my nerves! Uh…yeah. Many years ago, back when I was a permie living in Columbus, Ohio, I started noticing some really bad dandruff right along my front hair line. It ran from just above one temple to the other. Back then, my routine was to wash, condition, and blow … Continue reading

My Box Braids are Back!

Well after a 10 day hiatus, I’m back in box braids. I kept my press n curl as long as I could but it was starting to look bad. I had sweated out my sides while sleeping and by Sunday evening they were starting to look matted. I also had sweated out my roots. When … Continue reading