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. …

African Black Soap is The Truth.

Happy Monday. So, I talked about my skincare routine here. Recall that I wanted to make some improvements to my quick routine, being that with age came crazy, random blemish bursts and also, I think my skin had become way too used to the products I had been using for years. Several months ago, I …

Products from Heaven: It’s Shea, Baby, All Shea. [The Body Edition]

Apparently, it wasn't enough that I use almost every product in the wonderful and quite effective SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus line for my mind-of-its-own natural hair. I had to go and discover that SheaMoisture has amazing products for bath & body, too. (Where was I, you ask? Living under a rock, apparently. It takes square pegs some …

Products from Heaven.

Not pennies, but products. And if you sport your natural texture, you know exactly what I'm referring to. The search for products that will benefit your natural hair seems never-ending, not just in the beginning, but  sometimes throughout the hair journey. Add to the fact that I believe our natural roots occasionally like to play too …