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Everyday Natural Hair Up-do

This is a favourite up-do style which I wore this week. It consists of a French Roll at the back, two flat twists at the sides and  a mini pompadour at the front. I blow-dried my hair to create this style but I made sure to use A LOT of heat-protectant beforehand. It’s perfect if… Continue reading Everyday Natural Hair Up-do

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Jumbo Flat Twists on Stretched Natural Hair

Well my Up-do style on Curlformers-stretched hair barely lasted one day. I knew this would be the case as the style was just too loose for my short hair, but I was in a hurry for work. No big deal. I just did a swirly part down the middle, grabbed some coconut oil and created… Continue reading Jumbo Flat Twists on Stretched Natural Hair

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Weekly Up-do on Curlformer-Stretched Natural Hair

  Another week, another up-do. My Curlformers are getting a good work-out these days. They are the ultimate tool for heat and chemical-free ‘straight’ hair 🙂 I did this style in a hurry so it’s not as neat as I would have liked. This was  meant to be a French Braid but I’m still not… Continue reading Weekly Up-do on Curlformer-Stretched Natural Hair

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Natalie Gumede & Artem’s Charleston to ‘Bang Bang’

My Natalie Gumede obsession is alive and well. In last Saturday’s episode of Strictly Come Dancing Natalie and Artem danced a Charleston to Will.i.am’s ‘Bang Bang’. I wasn’t sure if the song would work but it does. It’s very addictive! The live singers sang it brilliantly and deserve much credit. It was also good to… Continue reading Natalie Gumede & Artem’s Charleston to ‘Bang Bang’

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12 Months of Protective Styles on Natural Hair

I’ve been blogging since November 2012 so to mark this milestone I created this gallery of my favourite styles from the past year 🙂 As you may have observed I’m a big fan of flat-twists and up-dos. This is because they ‘tame’ my locks,  look stylish and do not require the use of heat and… Continue reading 12 Months of Protective Styles on Natural Hair

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Natalie Gumede and Artem’s Viennese Waltz

Natalie Gumede is still riding high  on Strictly Come Dancing. Last week she danced a beautiful Viennese Waltz and scored two nines and  two Tens! Amazing! I’m pleased to see that her natural hair is looking as gorgeous as usual. The show’s stylist put in what looks like green spray into the jumbo braids at… Continue reading Natalie Gumede and Artem’s Viennese Waltz

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