Saturday, November 5, 2011

Looking for a Hair Colour

Has anyone ever tried "Water Works" Hair colour? I've seen it and was wondering if it would be a good one to try as an aspiring DIYer. I tried another colour but it faded quickly and my brown ends, which were previously coloured, and grays are peeking out again. I want something that can last a little longer than 8 wks.
I'll probably ask this same question on the "Lock It Up" website and look out for the responses.
Will keep you posted.........
I saw it at Collins so I hope you readers can give me some feedback.   Until next time
Remember: "Wear Your Natural Hair With Style"

Sunday, October 30, 2011


Here are some photos of what my hair looks like in the most recent times.  Also check out my channel on youtube.

                                    One week old spiral set, one of my favourite hair styles.

                                             Cold wave rod (jheri curl rod) set

                                      I tried an up do at the back with a side flip

Friday, October 21, 2011

My Recent update

A quick update on my hair.
  • Twenty-six months sister locked and counting.
  • Reaching my shoulder (Yeaah)
  • My favourite - spiral set on pipe cleaners.
  • Coloured about seven weeks ago.
  • Due a wash and condition.
  • Have  one delinquent lock that wants to do its own thing.
  • Its located over my ear
  • Generally I'm  quite happy with the way my hair is evolving.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The Story That doesn't get Old

My friend sent this  to me a little while back but I was listening to it again and thought I'd share it with everybody.

Tamara Lowe, the Awesomely inspired God Loving motivational speaker and Author of Get Motivated, does the fastest to the point sermon on what you better do to secure your eternal comfort.

Listen,  enjoy and Obey :)

Sunday, October 9, 2011


Hey ,
I just wanted to drop by and let you know what is happening with my hair. I've been super busy the last few weeks but had to check in with you guys. would you believe what happened to my hair????

Monday, September 12, 2011

Spirals Revealed

I thought I'd show you all what they looked like, the curls after I took them out of the spiral set and separated each spiral. Nice, I liked the effect.  When you can, follow my channel on You Tube. Hope you enjoy this clip

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Spiral Set on my Sister locks

I finally figured out how to convert my Windows Live Movie file into a movie file that is compatible to upload to You Tube. This is the most recent video. Stay tuned more to come or check out                     for viewing my videos.

 I wore a spiral set to work last week and I think I can still get some mileage out of this style in this coming week. :)
So Please let me know what you think.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Second Locversary !!!!!!!!


I was really excited about getting my videos uploaded to the site to coincide with my locversary but due to some glitches with the technology i.e I didn't know how to do it, I was alone and really wanted to get it done correctly so I did have to wait on family members to assist which means that the help was not always available etc.etc
I hope you enjoy my videos.
 I also wish to announce that I have a you tube channel.
So visit me and leave a comment. I'm new at this so please be patient. :) Here's a recent photo

I was thinking that it would be neat to improve on the pipe cleaner so as to minimize the amount of lint /fur/fuzz which would be left in your hair from the pipe cleaner so this is what I did. Hope you like. If you have any questions, write and let me know.

Enjoy it and let me know what you think

Friday, August 12, 2011

Interesting stages to Accepting our Hair

Hi everybody,
I was just browsing through some sites and came across this video post on Nappturality Hair Styles on Facebook and I wish to share it with you . Watch and enjoy. I'd say Amen to that....cuz it's soooo True.

Let me know what you think about it. Remember: "Wear Your Natural Hair With Style"

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Sprial Set

I want to try a spiral set within the next few days. Here's the thing. I am ANTI-LINT anything that will leave residue or a buildup of any kind as much as is possible I'll avoid it so I got to thinking about the much talked about pipe cleaners. From checking on You Tube and various blogs I've noticed that lots of people use the pipe cleaner and it gives a really lovely set. The down side is that there is lint/bits of fuzz from the pipe cleaner left in the locks after use. I decided to cover the pipe cleaners with some masking tape to cover the fuzz. I'll try it and then keep you posted on the results. Will be sure to post some pix of the whole process. I'll be back :)
Remember "Wear Your Natural Hair With Style"
Psalm 139:14
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Hair Care Regime

I just wanted to share with you guys my regime for my hair care and a few other lessons, I've learnt along the way. I drink lots of water in order to moisturize inside and out. I consciously have to work on that daily.
I wash my hair every seven to ten days. I wash with a clarifying shampoo from VO5 called Kiwi Lime.  I dilute it one part to two parts water, so I don't encourage buildup of product in my hair. My first wash is with clarifying shampoo and my second wash is with a moisturizing shampoo called L'Oreal Ever Pure Moisture Shampoo, which by the way is Sulphate Free . After washing I always dry my hair with a shamois, it collects the moisture but gives no lint (Yeah). Next I apply some Tallijah Waajid Mist Bodifier and set in curl rods. I usually let it  stay overnight or longer to give me a good set. I apply Tui Oil from Carol's Daughter to my scalp and if I discover any dry scalp I apply Rosemary and Glycerin Astringent.

I've learnt along the way:
  • Always protect my hair as much as possible, by covering my head in a satin night cap, in order to prevent lint buildup since it's the number enemy of locks.
  • Massage the scalp daily or at least several times per week because it encourages the scalp to release its natural oils and it feels good.
  • Wearing locks is a process that is dynamic so there's no need to obsess too much about the little issues which you will encounter, cause there are answers out there online ( Youtube or Hair groups), from your consultant or locktician.
  • Confidence will build as you continue in the process, there are always persons that you will encounter who like your hair, and really are genuinely fascinated by it or at worse those who are curious and just want to stare at your locks.
  • Last but not least Be Patient

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Natural Hair style for Kids

Hey everyone,
I thought I'd experiment and try out a new style on my daughter so we decided to do an Apple Cider Vinegar rinse, then shampoo with Sauve Clarifying Shampoo and finish with Jamaica Mango & Lime No More Itch Conditioning Pac

Jamaican Mango & Lime No More Itch Conditioning Pac

I towel dried her hair and applied Cantu Shea Butter Daily Oil Moisturizer. Next I braided hair in small box plaits, used curling rods to set a spiral curls. I took them out the next morning and had a really nice set. These pixs are after 3 days but still pretty good.

Box Plaits

Spiral Curl

 This is what her hair looks like at the back.
This is what it's like all open. Soooo CUTE!!!!!

She likes to wear it in an updo too.

Remember "Wear your Natural Hair with Style"


Hey everyone,
         It's been a while since I last posted but I promise I'll make it up to you guys.  I was just plain old busy and things got a little too hectic for me to fit everything in. 
        So let me fill you in on what I've been doing-  I changed the hair oil from the Khoret Amen Oil to the Tui Oil from Carol's Daughter it smells so refreshing and it's definitely more tolerable for me, I even have a leave in moisturizer with the same scent  from Carol's Daughter. I'm continuing the use of the TGel Shampoo from Neutrogena and the L'Oreal Ever Pure Moisture Shampoo. I added one more thing that is helping me wonderfully with the dry scalp. It occurred to me while I was reading the Lock it Up site that lots of the persons who commented about the elimination of dry scalp used one thing......some kind of astringent so I decided to get an astringent. I went to the Supermarket and noticed an astringent at a good price......... about $5.00, called Glycerine and Rose Water I use it often, before each wash I'll apply it to my scalp then wash as usual. So far so good. This time I went for 2 weeks with out  washing my hair and it actually had no major itching, totally COOL!

  My locks are 23 months and counting, still loving it.......
So until next time remember to "Wear your Natural hair with STYLE."

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

New Look

 I thought I'd change the look of my page and freshen it up a bit. Hope you like 
Well what's new about my hair, life etc? Life is hectic at this time of the year, it's near the end of the school year reports, parent meetings, graduation, checklist......... Hectic to say the least.
           I recently finished my shampoo - Nature's Gate Shampoo Color Protecting but I started getting itchy scalp and majorly so. I bought a Neutrogena T Gel for itchy scalp condition and decided to give it a try. I used it once ........... here's how I did the first wash with the Neutrogena T Gel and the second wash with L'Oreal Ever Pure Moisture Shampoo. I also used Khoret Amen oil from Carol's Daughter, the oil really settled my scalp BUT I don't really like the woodsy scent I found it too over powering for my senses. SOOOO I think I'll try the Tui oil from Carol's Daughter and hope that I can tolerate it. I'll continue with this regime and keep you folks up to date on how it's going.

I'm now twentyone months sisterlocked....... and going :) and going :) and going :) :)

Khoret Amen Hair Oil

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L"Oreal Ever Pure Moisture Shampoo - Sulfate Free

    Neutrogena T Gel for Dandruff, Seborrheic Dermatitis and Psoriasis

That's my update, will post again soon. Enjoy and leave a comment. Wear your Natural Hair with STYLE.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Comfortable With My Hair

My HAIR is versatile, natural,cute healthy, and I love my sisterlocked hair.. When I was growing up, I hated to have my hair washed because it meant tangles and long hours of detangling, it  was combed  and combed until my scalp was good and sore. Ahyeeee!!!  But now I am PROUD to say that I am at peace with the hair God has blessed me with.
What are the images that I encourage in others? When I embrace my natural hair, How am I influencing my daughter ?  I affirm and celebrate my natural hair and my daughter's natural beautiful hair. I'm training her to be proud of who she is, accept that she is the Princess God created her. Are you looking at your God given beauty and enjoying it? I am.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Cha Cha Cha

Hey everyone,
I went to my first Latin dance class this evening. It was fun..... exciting............ and a little intimidating, cuz we did a few steps and then got to practice practice practice. I'm afraid I fell over my feet and my partner's feet a couple times BUT all in all I think it was a learning experience. So what did I learn?
1. The guy leads, I follow
2. Listen to the music and start on the beat
3. Relax and have fun........... I tried but I felt a little stiff at time, since everyone and everything was new to me. Hee Hee Hee :)

Will I go to the class aagain? DEFINITELY!!!!!

P.S. My hair is fine for now, no major problems, actually due a wash and set tomorrow. Bought some Infusium 23 Conditioner and Leave-in Treatment to use along the way. Will let you know the results.

Infusium 23 Moisturologie, Conditioner 16 fl oz (473 ml)Moisturologie Conditioner from Infusium 23. I'll dilute this and spray into my hair about once every eight weeks.

Product Details   Professional Infusium 23 Moisturizing Formula, Pro-Vitamin Leave-In Hair Treatment. I'll dilute this and spray into my hair after washing.

Drop by and leave a comment.
Peace out

Thursday, March 10, 2011


Hi guys,
Here are two pictures for comparison. The first was taken during Christmas 2010 before I got my hair groomed and the next in March 2011 after it was groomed. My locks actually feel skinnier and firm, less fuzzy. I think I liked the fuzz, cuz that was the way they always were...... I guess I just have to get used to this new feeling.

Before Grooming with lots of FUZZ

AFTER GROOMING with a lot less FUZZ:)

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Hey Everyone

Hey everyone,
I know its been a while since I posted but life, work, family and other commitments have been weighing heavy on my free time. Never the less, here I am.Well I've decided not colour for a while to see how my hair will respond.Of course now I have three colours black, brown and the frosty grey mmmmm. Guess I'll have to get used to it.  My loctician says my hair seems to be fuzzing  quite a bit, says it might be because of colouring..... and suggested a grooming. I'll try it and see how that works.  I have another concern about my locks, hope you guys can suggest...I noticed very fine white balls on the shaft of my locks near the roots on several of them. I washed as usual with the organics Shampoo, then shampooed with VO5 Clarifiying Shampoo but to no avail. It's freaky!!!. When I asked my loctician she said it was called shedding. Have any of you ever heard of that. What do you think can fix it?

Here are some of my recent photos ................ 17 months and counting YEAH!!
Favourite way to wear my hair. Yellow and Peach curling rods, air dry, sleep in them overnight, remove and this style morphs on its own with the curls getting looser and looser as the week goes by. Cann last upto two weeks if I want to but that doesn't happen too often cuz I wash weekly.