Black and Red. (And Other Updates.)

So, as you know, I’ve been growing out Le Fro since mid-2019. This was yours truly before She (my hair) went into protective style mode. Since then, in between braids and all that, my excellent stylist has ensured that I receive my trims and deep conditions. Recently (a few weeks ago), we 1. removed the …

The Frompadour Files.

Oh, hey. Have you missed me as much as I've missed you, dear reader? Have you longingly gazed at your notifications, hoping to see that I've reached out to you with another post? No? Well, I love you anyway. It's been a while since I've talked about this fro (known as She) on my larger-than-average …

fruit salad.

Can I tell you how much I miss my tropical paradise/coconut/fruit salad? I will. December 2016 was the last time I: saw my curls got the chance to detangle as I go run my fingers through my kinks engaged in hours-long twisting sessions while catching a movie on the Netflix  "tamed" these edges before pushing …

“edge control”? 

Who are the scientists or hairologists that create the gel for those of us with edges that have temperamental minds of their own? They need to work harder. Because people like me with edges like me laugh at these gels, these silly things that do absolutely nothing to tame these rebellious follicles that rest on …

Bonjour, December.

I welcomed the new month with a high puff, a little red lippie, and a sweater/turtleneck combo because it's currently freezing in Dallas. Yes, you read that right.  ​​ Welcome to the last month of the year. Wherever you are, may you remain warm and toasty.  (I'm 4 years natural this month, y'all! So the …