Hair, Protective Styles

Braids 2021: April Ombre

I recently let you know that I’ve been living my best life in chunky twists but there’s nothing better than when you get into a funk than to change your hair. And as someone who wears box braids fairly regularly, it’s a great non-damaging-ish way to quickly change up your look. And if it’s purple…even better!

Hair Products (Bought), Reviews

Speed Reviews #2

I’ve tried a lot of products over the years, so many in fact, that I look at curly hair websites and think, “Ooo, it might be nice to give that a try!” to something I’ve already tried, dismissed and forgotten about! I guess that’s where being a product junkie gets you…but it also gets me a sh*t load of content for reviews so here we are again!

Hair

DIY Hair Oil: Naptural85 Inspired

When I started my journey, I was all for DIYing. I had very high aspirations for how much I was going to make for myself. There were going to be shampoos, conditioners, leave ins, deep conditioners, gels. I was going to do it all.

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Miscellaneous, That Blog Life

The Office: My Happy Place In The Making

A little while ago, I saw this Facebook ad from Poster Store with the above picture front and centre. Usually I just scroll past Facebook ads (because most of them seem like scams) but I instantly fell in love with the colour scheme, the feel and the simplicity of this. It was definitely one of the inspirations for my office space, for sure.

That Blog Life

I Just Deleted Over 20,000 Spam Comments!

I’ve just deleted over 20,000 spam comments from my blog. I think it was actually over 24k but I didn’t make a note of the exact number so I won’t accidentally make false claims but it was definitely over 20k. That was a lot of spam and a ridiculous amount of trackbacks. It was not a fun process at all but it’s something I’ve procrastinated over dealing with for some time.

Hair

A Pictorial: Clay Wash Day

I only use Bentonite Clay every 4 weeks to cleanse my hair but I genuinely look forward to that particular wash day. If Bentonite was a person, I would gush about them all day. I was stocking up on clay and I was trying to make an order up to a certain amount on the Anita Grant website and so I decided to try out the Rhassoul Deep Condish and Double Cream as well.  And when it was time to bring the Bentonite out again, I thought, why not pair it with the Rhassoul and see what happens?