Challenges

  • For this month’s 30 day challenge I’ll be using my long-time boo-thang, grapeseed oil, as well as castor oil and peppermint oil. GRAPESEED OIL I’ve been using grapeseed oil for years as both my number 1 sealant and for hot oil treatments. Grapeseed oil helps strengthen hair, smooths the hair…

  • Thank you again to everyone who joined us for last month’s 30 Days of Protective Styling Challenge. If you have a protective styling post, please feel free to add it to the challenge link up. It’ll be open for another day.  September has arrived! The most amazing month of the…

  • August has come and gone and true to my challenge goals, I was a boring betty and used marley twists as my go-to protective style. Marley twists have made it super easy to tuck my hair away and avoid fussing with it. Protective styles can be a wonderful way to…

  • Now that I no longer have my nose wedged between the pages of bar prep books, I can happily get back to doing things that I enjoy without feeling guilty or overwhelmed… and that includes 30 day challenges! This month’s challenge will focus on protective styling. Prior to going natural,…

  • This month’s challenge focuses on increasing/maintaining daily water intake. I used to hate drinking water until I started adding it to my monthly goals. Now my water bottles and I are inseparable.  I normally drink 64 oz of water day but my goal this month is to work my way…

  • Sometime after October 1st, I blinked and when I opened my eyes my calendar read “October 31st.” This month our challenge focused on avoiding direct heat. Excessive/frequent use of direct heat (e.g. from flat irons, hot combs, curling irons, blow dryers) causes split ends, breakage, and dry hair. HERE’S THE…

  • New month, new challenge! This time Tiki of Grow It Girl joins us this month to co-host our no heat challenge. Yay! The goal for this month is go 30 solid days without direct heat. The use of direct heat, like all things, in moderation isn’t a bad thing, but giving…

  • Thank you to everyone who joined Jay of Relaxed Thairapy and I for this challenge! My hair loves moisture so this was my second favorite 30 day challenge so far (the ceramide challenge is my first fave… no surprise there, huh?). GAME PLAN REVIEW I kept my goals short for this month: [1]…