Naturalista

Permed

I did it... Three weeks ago I went to the beauty store, purchased a relaxer, and I straightened 7 years of natural hair growth. I was disappointed at first; it took longer than the directions stated as max time to apply the chemical, and sure enough that tingle I had became a minor chemical burn.… Continue reading Permed

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Creamy Crack or Stick to Knaps?

I've been a "naturalista" for a while now. My last rendezvous with Creamy Crack was back in September of 2007. Shortly after I found out I was pregnant, and believing the old wives tale that my baby would be bald if I permed my hair, I steered clear of the promise to silky smooth locks. Over the course… Continue reading Creamy Crack or Stick to Knaps?