Step 2: Wash day

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Friday is finally here, as promised a preview of my wash day routine. The norm since I can remember is you had to go to a salon pay at least sh. 70/- to get you hair washed and then an extra amount to have it straightened or have the “full blow dry”.

You’d walk into a salon , a woman most times would say hi, ask what you want. You tell her, she then looks at your hair and concludes that it’s too dirty and needs thorough washing before straightening it. You oblige cause well, she’s the expert on hair and who are you to say no to her.

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My All Day go-to

Once you go natural, you get bombarded by all this new information from the internet. You are as naïve and you do whatever it takes to get to your goal, you do as they say from A to Z. You research and spend so much money on products which won’t make any change on your hair whatsoever, then end up frustrated and angry when you don’t see any results. What I have come to learn is you don’t have to do as they say. Do what you like and stick to what works best for you and your hair.

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New Perspective

It’s a Friday morning; the weather does not look as promising though. The sun rays are nowhere to be seen it looks like it’s going to rain sometime in the course of the day, but then again Nairobi’s weather is a little bit bipolar. You can’t be too sure on what to expect. I’m running late for school, I should have been there an hour ago but here I am aimlessly taking my time.

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Step 1: Pre-Pooing

Today is the day, as promised we are about to embark on the step by step process to basically help you all understand what I do to my hair. The compliments make me want to sleep in my shoes, that Kenyan joke never gets old. But it’s true, if it wasn’t for the all the love and the hate too I wouldn’t be posting all this right now. Just as a plant starts its life as a seed, so does the hair journey start from somewhere. We won’t get to step Z if we don’t understand step A and the perks that come with it, right? So let’s dig in, shall we?

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Natural Hair 101

Hey guys, Its Monday again. Hope ya’ll are ready for the week ahead cause I’m not I can’t wait for Friday to get here already. I just want to sleep, eat of course and have a rerun of Scandal but that’ll have to wait, till then survival mode; taking it a day at a time.

Many of you have been asking me what I do to my hair and my answer is always the same. Continue reading