Like many other black women, relaxing my hair was entering a rite of passage into womanhood. In the fourth grade, I stopped pressing/hot combing my hair after my hairdresser asked me if I wanted a perm to avoid my hair reverting to frizz.
Have the products that worked for you all year long been unable to help you maintain a soft, moisturized scalp this winter? In these cold months, has your scalp returned to being dry and flakey only days after you apply your favorite moisturizer? No need to sing the blues, I have a solution for you. (more…)
“Eventually I knew precisely what hair wanted: it wanted to grow, to be itself, to attract lint, if that was its destiny, but to be left alone by anyone, including me, who did not love it as it was.” – Alice Walker
Zavi’s Zesty Shikakai Scalp-Ade When I opened our box of challenge items and saw the Shikaki I was thinking shi- what ? What the heck is this stuff ? However, after reading the back of the box and learning that it’s a natural conditioner that cleans your scalp of dirt and dandruff , I was willing to give it a try…