This is the first year that I have made a conscious commitment to participate in Lent. Since October 2017 I have made very intentional strides in my goal to grow closer to God. So I am excited that I made it to a point to sacrifice things I felt were a distraction. I decided to … Continue reading Lent: What are You Giving Up?
Whew! Another year has passed. I mean really, where did the time go?! I claimed at the end of 2016 that 2017 would be another year of blessings for me and it was. I set to accomplish a number of goals and I met most of them. And some, I went ten steps back (fitness … Continue reading 2017: Year of Determination
Happy New Year Everyone! I'm back! I'll make another post about how 2017 ended and 2018 began (probably should have done that first). Anyways. . . . I wanted to try something new with my hair so I went to my favorite site, Youtube. I saw a bunch of naturals have tried perm rods with … Continue reading Twist Out With Perm Rods
Once a year I get a professional silk press and good ol' trim to maintain healthy hair. A silk press is not required, but I prefer this method because it's easier to see the split ends. However, throughout the year I get "mini trims" in my hair's natural state. Most recommend that you trim your … Continue reading Annual Press and Trim
It's FINALLY the season for protective styling. I know many of my fellow naturals are looking for the perfect style to protect and maintain your hair. In case you're new to the natural hair community, a protective style is ANY style that protects your hair from the harsh elements. A protective style for me is not … Continue reading Protective Hairstyles for Winter
Hey guys! I know it's been a while. But let's jump right into it. A few times throughout the year I go on a reading binge. I might read 2-5 books in a week or two. I actually love reading a lot so spending hours diving into a good book brings a lot of peace … Continue reading Everything, Everything: Review
Hey guys! So this will be a quick, little post. If you haven't already, check out my post about my wash routine and the products I used at the time https://coco-afro.com/2016/02/19/wash-day-routine/. Since that post, I changed brands, lines, and added totally new products to my wash day routine and daily maintenance of my hair. It … Continue reading Product Update