Category Archives: Natural Hair


ZuriWorks Presents: “It’ll Grow Back!” Natural Hair Workshop with Celebrity Stylist Felicia Leatherwood

Hello My Lovelies! I’ve been asked to spread the word on an incredible and important event taking place in DC next Sunday. I will be in attendance and I hope that many of Dirty Pretty Thangs family in the DC area can attend as well. Check it out: NATURAL HAIR WORKSHOP WITH FELICIA LEATHERWOOD Learn the best natural hair techniques from “The...
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Standing As An Example: Who Will You Be When Your Turn Comes?

Two weeks ago, I had just hopped of my bus to go into work (yes, I hop off of buses all the time-I have very short legs) and I was standing at the corner waiting for the light to change so I could cross Columbia Road in Adams Morgan, right here in DC. While I was standing on that corner, a little...
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“Go Comb Your Hair!” And Other Quips From The Loser Brigade

The other night I was out with my friend Kellie. We stopped in a 7-Eleven and happened upon a very crass and dusty Black man. He had to have been all of 35 years-old and had some fuzzy straight back cornrows. His entire essence gave me the impression that he’s either just finishing a stint in jail or about start one, undoubtedly...
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Product Review: Curl Care by Dr.Miracle’s

I was recently contacted by the Public Relations Director at Dr.Miracle’s and asked if I’d be interested in reviewing their new product line, Curl Care, for kinky/curly/wavy hair. I said “Sure”, since I am a blogger with natural hair (not a “Natural Hair Blogger”). I was provided these products free of charge in exchange for my honest review. Here’s what Dr.Miracle’s has...
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Dear Tyra Banks: “TypeF”?? TypeWhatTheF Is More Like It!

Dear Tyra, Hey Girl. Hey. What’s going on? Still out there being a media mogul and all? Yeah, Sis! You betta werk. You’re on your way to being the next Oprah. Possibly. Maybe. Just say your prayers every night then rise n’ grind. As for me, I’m cool, just doing the things I do, trying to make my mama proud and not...
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Hey You Asked: Advice For A Transitioning Naturalista

Dear PBG,                 I am 24 yrs old and have never had the interest or desire to transition to natural hair until now. My hair was falling out in patches and the breakage was unbearable.  I cut my hair in May and I haven’t had a perm since February. I have been researching how to transition to natural hair but everywhere I look someone...
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Naturalista Meet-Up: My Very First Visit To The Oyin Handmade Store

Last Saturday, my good friend and brand new Naturalista Lauren of Life of A Libra and I went up the road a ways to the city of Baltimore for a Natural Hair Meet-Up. The meet-up was organized by some ladies in Maryland that are members of the Baltimore Natural Hair Meet-Up group and the CurlyNikki Forums. I’m not a member of either...
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“Beauty In Diversity”: Something’s Missing

The [black] [woman] Internet is all a’buzz over the new Carol’s Daughter ad campaign “Beauty In Diversity”: “Amidst of working on new albums, singers Solange Knowles and Cassie team up with Victoria’s Secret model, Selita Ebanks to become the faces of the new Carol’s Daughter multiracial campaign. The beauties can be seen gracing the cover of WWD Style magazine above the caption:...
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Product Review: HANA Air Premiere Hair Dryer from Misikko

About a week ago, I was contacted by John D. of Misikko Marketing and asked if I would like to review one of their hair dryers. I had to pause and think before accepting the offer because I don’t use heat on my hair often. I’m scared to death of heat damage! But I figured that this could be an opportune time...
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Story Time: The Twitter Natural Hair Creeper

I have found Twitter to be a very valuable resource for natural hair info and tips. I check the #naturalhair timeline several times a day looking for new blog posts, videos, products and contests. If I find anything useful, I usually retweet it and then go share it with my natural hair group on Facebook. When I do my checks, one thing...
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