General Topics, Random Thoughts and Opinions.

The Faux Locs Wig and Cultural Appropriation of Locs

The Real Cultural Appropriation of Locs

Discussing the cultural appropriation of locs and why the natural hair market is dominated by profited on by all races except those it markets towards.

Why the Natural Hair Community Does NOT Trust Stylists -

Why the Natural Hair Community Does NOT Trust Hair Stylists

The Top 5 reasons why the natural hair community does NOT trust Hair Stylists and lack-owned Hair Salons are failing— from the perspective of a Licensed Cosmetologist and Natural Hair Blogger.

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Would You Sell Your Locs?

We live in a very instantaneous society— if you want long hair you can go to the store and buy a weave; similarly, if you want long locs, you can get faux locs. Pretty much anything you can think of, if you want it, you can order it online, but if it takes longer than 2 days to arrive at your doorstep it’s the end of the world. With that mindset, naturally, commodities in the...

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The Secret to Achieving Crochet Hairstyles on Locs

Ya’ll remember that time I installed crochet Marley Twists over my locs and did a natural looking crochet twist out; but then failed miserably at Crochet Havana Twists?! Read: How to Install Crochet Marley Twists on Locs See Also: Crochet Havana Mambo Twist FAIL Well, during my last crochet attempt, as I was trying to strategically cornrow my locs down, I kept thinking “there should be some type of pre-braided hair net that I could just...

Is Natural Hair Acceptable in the Workplace? -

Is it Acceptable to Wear Natural Hair in the Workplace?

A few days ago, news/TV personality Angela Green, posted a video with her assistant, a 19-year old college student with voluminous blonde ringlets, and the video caused an epic uproar in the natural hair community (video below). The problem— Angela Green, the “seasoned professional” made it blatantly clear that her assistant needed to straighten her hair if she wanted to succeed in the news industry because that’s what “her bosses like”… Personally, I did the...