10 REASONS WHY YOUR NATURAL HAIR IS NOT GROWING

“Why is my natural hair not growing?”. This is one of the frequently asked questions and I thought it was prudent to finally explore some of the reasons your natural hair may be stagnating at a certain length. I am not a length chaser as much as I am a volume and health chaser. But I believe the two are very much related and some practices that help attain a healthy afro ultimately lead to long hair. So here are some reasons why your natural hair is not growing:

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GOING BLONDE-ISH

I have been thinking of colouring my hair for a very long time. But before settling on a particular colour, I decided to explore coloured wigs and braid extensions to see how they match my skin tone and how I generally look in them. This is a great tip for anyone who wants to colour their hair but is unsure of which colour to settle on. It is good to try different wigs and coloured braids extensions just to get a feel of the various colours you may want to explore.

Watch Youtube tutorial here

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BLUNT CUT STRAIGHT WIG REVIEW| SC ELEGANT HAIR

If you are searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror

Guuuuys! I was absolutely shocked and pleased as well to look into the mirror and see how I looked in this blunt straight wig.  I was so hesitant when Sheila, the owner of SC Elegant Hair Store asked me to try it out but this turned out beautiful!! It’s different, it’s new, it’s exciting, and I love it! So let me spill the tea about this new look….

Watch wig review here: 

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5 TIPS ON HOW TO BUILD YOUR SELF ESTEEM/CONFIDENCE

Thirteen  years ago, at the height of puberty, I could never look into the mirror without picking out ‘flaws’. From my face, my chubby cheeks, my full hairline, my tiny nails, my small hips: I did not like the girl I saw. Flash forward to today, I look in the mirror these days and I can’t believe how in love I am with myself.  I am proud of the woman I’ve become. I love all the features I thought were flaws.  I have learnt to love myself and embrace my insecurities. There are several things that I did/stopped doing that helped build my self esteem and embrace myself and today I want to inspire you who might be going through a similar phase:

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QUICK WASH & GO PUFF (STEP BY STEP PICTORIAL)

 

It can be extremely difficult to style your hair after washing it especially if you don’t have time! I recently had to wash my hair because midweek because I felt it was a little bit dirty to take me to the end of the week.  Whenever this happens,  I usually opt to to tie it up in a puff using minimal products and this saves time for me.  So if you want to know how to do the same then this blog post is for you 😉

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10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD WEAR A WIG

It’s been tough rocking a wig in Nairobi due to wig snatching around the CBD area but I’m very happy that it’s all calm now. Other than security reasons, there is usually a lot of stigma associated with wigs. To be honest, I used to be the kind of girl who thought wigs and weaves were for older women exclusively. Well, I was clearly part of the problem and let’s just say I grew up/older and now I can proudly share 1o reasons why every woman should invest in at least one wig. My very first wig to wear was this afro wig and in case you missed out on how I made it, watch this video here just before I convince you why you should own one.

Watch the Afro Wig tutorial here

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