Hair Spotlight: Lemonade Braids

Happy Hump Day lovelies!!!

Today, I am showcasing a new protective style perfect for when your natural hair needs a break!

Side braids, also know as lemonade braids (thanks to Queen Bey), are a simple, but fierce style. Lemonade braids add a touch of sophistication and edge to any look.

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Depending on whichever side is your “good side” or how you are use to wearing your hair, let that determine which side is slicked back and which side the braids will fall on. I am right handed and consider my right side my “good side,” so that’s the way I wanted my braids to fall.

Upkeep for the braids are simple; wrap them up in a scarf or bonnet at night and unwrap in the morning. Piece of cake!..Which I kind of want a piece of now after mentioning it 🙂

I unfortunately felt stuck with my natural hair so to get out of my hair funk, I tried this look and loved it!

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It is okay to not be in love with your hair every moment, just make sure you take care of it and it will flourish. Sometimes all you need is a new look to make you appreciate the hair God blessed you with.

Having natural hair requires a lot of trial and error. Some products may work for your mom and best friend, but does absolutely nothing for your hair and that’s okay because you will find something that definitely works for you.

My “hair funks” or feeling stuck and powerless because I am not sure what to do with my hair usually goes away pretty quickly. I’ve been natural for going on 4 years and it is still a learning process.

But do I regret going natural or want to go back to the creamy crack, never!! Being natural is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. So love your short fro, long curly hair, kinky bush, or long lemonade braids. Embrace it baby ❤

P.S. This is my favorite picture out of the group…super dramatic super edgy

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Talk to you all again soon!!!

Love,

Tati

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New Growth Post

It’s a warm winter day in Baltimore today! I hope everyone is enjoying the weather where they are or at least staying as warm as possible!

Today’s post focuses on natural hair ❤ I have been natural for almost 2 years now and it is one of the best decisions I made for my hair!

It is healthier, thicker, and longer than ever before. Below you will see shots of my 4c fro ❤

 

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If you would like to see the different stages of my hair growth head over to this blog post discussing my Natural Hair Journey.

Have a wonderful weekend everyone! ❤

Puff Post

puff 2Hello lovelies! This is going to be a rather short post because I just wanted to show all of my wonderful followers and readers a new hairstyle I tried!

My hair is getting longer and has been growing rapidly ever since I cut it a little over a year ago so, of course, I have to start trying out new ways to wear my hair. puff

My new hairstyle is called a high puff or just a puff. My hair is very thick and tightly curled so when I put a elastic headband around my hair, the hair outside of the headband puffs up into an afro-like style.

I really love this hairstyle because it is quick and easy to do and it looks super cute! By adding a chic headband, like the gold one I am wearing in the photos, it adds a bit more style and flair to the hairstyle.

As my hair continues to grow, I am excited to see how big my puff can get! ^-^