October 19, 2016

Curl activator was a must-have back in the day.  Whether you had a Jheri Curl or rocked a natural, oil based products helped to keep your hairdo "outta sight"! 

Today, those products are still around and they are perfect for maintaining Crochet Braids. Oil based pr...

October 4, 2016

This debate has been ongoing since Crochet Braids regained popularity in the last 7 years. Crafters are up in arms because the Hair Industry is using the term Crochet. This is my feeble attempt to put this debate to rest.

Back in the late 70s and early 80s, individual h...

September 28, 2016

"I want hair that dosen't tangle!" .... is absolutely THE most common request among my clients and people inquiring about Crochet Braids.

My response: "All hair tangles, period."

Human hair tangles.  Synthetic hair tangles. Nose hair tangles. Dogs, cats, horse hair tangl...

September 14, 2016

There's been a lot of debate lately on the subject of crochet braids and protective styles in general for children. There are some pretty disturbing images online of children wearing hair that's longer than their little bodies. And unfortunately, those images have caus...

I can feel the backlash and I haven't even started writing yet, lol. I'm about to step on some toes and likely upset some folks.  But its time to have this conversation out in the open.

 

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A KNOTLESS CROCHET BRAID.  You may not see the knots, but...

We want our protective styles to be pleasing to the eye but functional for our everyday lives.  If you work out in the gym or simply sweat in your head a lot, you'll want to find a  Crochet Braid texture that suits your needs. 

 

Here are some of my favorite, t...