Length Check! →
I made it to APL! The back might be past APL but I’m really bad at taking pictures of the back of my head (go figure) so I had to pull it forwards which probably throws this measurement off. Would you believe me if I said this was a flat twist out? It’s been SO HUMID that I got a stretched out wash and go instead of my usual poof!
I’m not gonna sit around and waste my precious divine energy trying to explain...– —Esperanza Spalding (via theredtree)
Hair Idol: Tracee Ellis Ross →
Tracee Ellis Ross is probably the most popular Hair Idol for new naturals and it’s amazing I haven’t featured here on this site yet! For those that don’t know her, she’s an American actress most famous for her roles in T.V. sitcoms.
When you cut facilities, slash jobs, abuse power, discriminate, drive people...– Dr. Martin Luther King (via zeitgeistmovement) His crusade. The KING they wont show. (via howtobenoladarling)
Hi Everyone, Sorry I missed the post yesterday. I moved back to Zone A and it was an unusually chaotic and difficult move. Thankfully, I’m completely settled and ready to get back on schedule, which leads into our next topic…There are big changes in Nappyland folks. I’m rolling out some new features….
Comment of the Day: True Facts About Iman →
slightlypretentious: Iman has two speeds: catwalk and kill. Wherever Iman is is the catwalk. Iman invented Blue Steel. Iman never participates in a walk-off. She just looks at her competitor and wins. Iman criticized Vogue Italia and Vogue Italia went bankrupt. Iman doesn’t need sample sales. Iman owns every sample there is. Iman once guest-starred on Project Runway and won. Iman once wrestled...
Product Review: Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk Shampoo →
Carol’s Daughter’s products are pretty hit or miss for me and usually when I get a hit, I don’t want to buy it for myself because I hear my wallet crying as soon as I go “Wow! This is GOOD!”. So, I did not buy this. My aunt let me borrow it because she loved it and wants everyone in the family to try it. I’m 90% sure if I don’t give it back she’ll kill me take it by force.
Hair Idol: Herieth Paul →
Herieth Paul is a Tanzanian model who was recently on the cover for Elle Canada looking suspiciously like a Naomi Campbell look alike. I wish she would work her fro in more editorials. Look at how fluffy and fly it is!
Reflections/Diaspora/Culture Shock/Whatever →
I’ve been trying to write this post since I landed stateside but I haven’t been able to put my feelings into words. Was this an absolutely amazing, inspiring and rewarding experience? Absolutely. I didn’t talk much about what I was doing since I figured no one would be interested in my day to day routine/I wasn’t sure if I was allowed to because some of the projects had set announcement...
Lalibella is the second holiest city in Ethiopia (second to Axum, which I didn’t get to go to because I ran out of grant money ;_;) and is about an hour and 10 minutes by plane north of the city. I wanted to come here because of it’s famous thirteenth century rock hewn churches and because it’s where my grandfather grew up!