I had the pleasure of attending the World Natural Hair Show in ATL this weekend where I introduced a concept and network I’ve started combining two of my biggest passions Jesus Christ and Curls! Visit CurlyChristian.com for more info and be sure to follow us on Instagram for daily spiritual and natural hair inspiration! Here’s a look at some of the Curly Christians branding and pics of me and some beautiful Curly Christians I met this weekend at the show.
The January issue of Natura Magazine is here! With the gorgeous Kerry Washington gracing the cover I am even more proud to say that I am a part of Team Natura. With a focus on self empowerment, this issue is full of inspiration and encouragement for women to be who they are which you all know is right up my passion alley!
As a contributing natural hair blogger expert for this amazing online publication I always look forward to seeing the finished product that founder Malia Brown and team have worked so hard to produce. I highly encourage you to go check it out! From natural hair care, fashion and health, it is 188 pages of Awesomeness! Click the cover below to see what the January issue has to offer. You won’t be disapointed!
You can also check out my weekly blog posts for this great publication here.
If you’ve been considering a growth challenge, do it!! I’m so motivated by my growth so far. I’m claiming mid back length by the end of this challenge/my 3 year natural anniversary. Two months to go. Stay tuned!
While the rest of the world seems to be hating on Mondays, here I am taking them on by force!
Monday’s tend to set the tempo for the rest of the week for me. So rather than fight them, I’ve decided to embrace them. This requires three simple things:
1. A positive attitude: this one is fairly easy. I just wake up thankful. Thankful for my family, for life, health and purpose
2. A mean face beat: I always try to make sure my makeup is on point on Mondays. It encourages me throughout the day.
3. DRESS!: My Monday outfits should epitomize the Monday Motto, POW!
Mondays are the beginning of the week. They give me another opportunity to chase my goals and my purpose. Assuring I’ve got these three things handled helps me get out the block strong and on fire like a bullet. POW!!
Happy Monday Beauties!
At one of the Natural Hair Small Group meetings I help lead for my church, the conversation of using or not using a comb came up. Some believed that combing natural hair can contribute significantly to breakage, even with a wide tooth comb. I had previously never thought twice about combing my natural hair. I would typically comb it as I co-washed in the shower or immediately after as I applied my leave-in conditioner. Frankly, not combing my hair seemed pretty crazy to me.
After that meeting I decided to try out this not combing my hair nonsense. Turns out, I love it! Since chucking up the deuces to my wide tooth comb I’ve noticed a few things. 1. My curl pattern is more defined without applying any product to it. 2. My everyday texture is incredible and 3. I seem to have retained more length than usual.
Instead of using a comb, now I just use my fingers. Finger combing, what a brilliant concept. I’m still able to detangle my hair effectively without losing the benefits of not using a comb. So, outside of using a rat tail comb for precision parting for various styles, I think I’m pretty much done combing my natural hair…ever.