Natural Afro Hair Blow Dry with Cold Air

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This is an example of how natural afro hair looks when it is blow dried. I got this blow dry about a month ago at my local salon in Mikocheni. It was a good blow dry but I told Thomas to use cold air instead of hot air.

He also used a heat protectant so that my hair would not be damaged.

Just wanted to share a blow dry afro update.


5 Protective Hairstyles for Black Women

5 Stunning Protective Hairstyles for Black Women

  1. African threading Afro 1
  2. Two Strand TwistsAfro 2
  3. Chunky Box BraidsAfro 3
  4. Long and Unique CornrowsAfro 4
  5. Chunky Two Strand Twist BraidsAfro 5

These are 5 of my favourite protective hairstyles for black women. These afro hairstyles are ideal to help you hair grow while keeping your hair safe and protected.

I am totally OBSESSED with the African threading hairstyle and I cannot wait to try it.



The Ultimate Guide to Growing Afro Hair


-This is an image of me and my Afro-

If you want to grow your Afro hair, you need to have a dedicated plan in order to see growth. Every woman has a different regime and method to make her hair grow long. I’m going to share all of my ideas that work on how to actually see growth with your Afro.

Drink water to make your hair healthy

Guys – water is really important if you want to make your hair long and healthy. Healthy hair comes from within and your hair follicles need nourishment in order to grow. Drink water that is filtered if you want extra brownie points. I like bottled water and sparkling water – always drink water every day to keep your hair hydrated.

Eat kale, spinach and avocados

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Eat healthy portions of kale, spinach and avocados to give your hair strength and growth ability. Avocados are wonderful for grow and so is spinach and kale. You can add these into your diet at least 3 times a week so that you can see results.

Trim split ends

Get rid of split ends. They help no one in this world least of all your hair. It’s better to have healthy hair that is going to grow quickly as opposed to hair full of split ends. Go to your favourite stylist to have them take care of the problem if necessary.

Always plait your hair before going to bed 

You should always plait your hair into two strand twists or three strand braids before you go to bed. If you sleep without plaiting your hair, you make your hair more susceptible to it breaking.

Use protective styles to help your hair grow

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Protective styles such as the box braids before are a wonderful way to help your hair to grow because they lower daily manipulation. Don’t get them done too tight to avoid hurting your edges.

Consider vitamins to supercharge your hair growth

Hair vitamins can be used if you are impatient and you want to see results quickly. Choose vitamins that have a lot of Biotin inside because this is the active vitamin that is responsible for healthy hair, skin and nails.

Measure your hair growth by taking pictures

Do length checks by measuring how long your hair is growing. You can also take pictures or shoot videos to see if your hair is growing and if you are retaining length.

Do African threading to let your hair GROW without you touching it

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Use African threading styles like the one above to help your hair look beautiful and long quickly. African threading is the best way to make thick Afro hair grow long. If you want to see results, I would recommend this ASAP.

Keep long nails out of your natural Afro hair

Keep long nails out of your hair if you want to maintain long Afro hair. Long nails can literally cut your hair off and make it break. Keep your nails short or wear protective styles if you love long nails.

With this guide, you are going to have long gorgeous Afro hair and I would love to know if these tips work for you.

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Upclose Shot from my shoot with Beautiful Imperfectionz

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I am so happy with this – this is one of the pictures from my shoot that I received from Beautiful Imperfectionz. When I receive the rest, I will share them with you. Some will go on my website and I will see which ones work for the website since it’s very business oriented. I am so happy with the pictures I have seen so far – I think they really capture who I am.

What do you think of this picture?

The art of jealousy & money : thoughts on Rae Dawn Chong

Rae Dawn Chong & Oprah

I am sure you guys have heard about RDC’s comments about Oprah and comparing her to being a field n/gger. I mean this is a totally crazy thing to see about Oprah and while I am not African-American, I think it’s crazy that she would go after Oprah. To me, her comments were totally filled with jealousy.

Do you think RDC was jealous of Oprah and her glittering success or could she be right that O is an egomaniac? Whatever the response, I don’t think she should have gone after Oprah like that – you can have your opinion but you better have a background to back that shit up.

What do you think about the situation?