Products from Heaven: Temp Color, Perm Win.

Don't be alarmed by the "perm" reference: it's a permANENT win for me. So, I've been graying since high school. It wasn't a big deal and bit unique to me; my dear Dad grayed fully at 20 so I wasn't surprised by the silver strands that started arriving in my hair in my early teens. …

Do you know what today is?

It’s my naturalversary. Eight years ago today, I drove to a salon in Maryland and told the stylist to commence with le big chop. Best decision ever. Several months before, I had decided that I was done with relaxers and straightening my hair. I’d place my fingers in my roots and feel the thick, coily …