Author Archives: violet wangu

Is the “Ethnic Hair Aisle” really necessary?

I have always wondered how politically correct the Walmart “ethnic hair aisle”  really is. In a way I find it a little segregative and frankly quite racist. Why can’t it just be called “the hair aisle”? Why Is there such a great … Continue reading

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My favorite website: coterie.com

I recently came across a website that sells luxury beauty products at a huge discount and I just couldn’t help myself, I purchased a few products from the website and received them a few days ago, and I must say … Continue reading

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Motions CPR Treatment Conditioner, good or bad?

This is one of those products I still don’t know why I stopped using them. I had been thinking about getting back to it so I picked it up at Walmart over the weekend. During my relaxer days, this was … Continue reading

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Swap your old shampoo for a Frederic Fekkai Shampoo..for free!!

If you haven’t done it yet, head on over to your local Saks 5th Avenue today for a brand new full size Frederic Fekkai Shampoo, all you need to do is bring your old shampoo bottle and they will swap … Continue reading

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If you have been a part of the natural movement as long as I have, you would have seen hundreds of “natural” hair products come and go. From having nothing specifically geared towards…

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Bioinfusion Curl Pomade

For a while I have been looking for the perfect product that would make my twist-outs pop. I recently stumbled upon Bioinfusion Curl Pomade while shopping at Walgreen. It was a BOGO so I decided what the hey, I got … Continue reading

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Why natural hair is like a growing child

Having been natural for a while now, I have come to the conclusion that being natural is not unlike being a mother. When you first do your big chop, you are scared and clueless on how to care for natural … Continue reading

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Seasons change,as should your hair regimen

Fall is finally upon us. As it gets colder, the air is also increasingly getting dryer, especially indoors where some people might have their heaters on already. This is of course bad news for your hair, but if you follow … Continue reading

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When being a natural just isn’t enough

A few months ago, a friend of mine requested me to twist her hair as she didn’t know how to do it herself, I had no problem helping her out. I was shocked at the condition of her hair, it … Continue reading

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What being natural really means to me

It has been almost a year since I did my big chop. I have learnt so much about my natural hair, and I still continue to learn new things as the days pass. Recently someone asked me what being natural … Continue reading

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