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Happy Ending for ‘Gorilla Glue Girl’

Gorilla Glue Girl

We are relieved Tessica Brown, also known as “Gorilla Glue Girl,” is having a happy ending to her hairy predicament. We’ve been following her viral story for the past several days with curious eyes like most of you. If you don’t know who Gorilla Glue Girl is, you must have been hiding under a rock. Don’t worry. We will get you up to speed in this post. Continue reading Happy Ending for ‘Gorilla Glue Girl’

My Favorite Electric Pressing Comb

electric pressing combGrowing up, I did not have a relaxer. I was a press and curl girl! My mother would faithfully take me to an old-school hair salon for seven years for a shampoo, deep condition, blow-dry, press with a marcel pressing comb, and curl with marcel curling irons. My hair always looked lovely, but the high heat took a toll on my hair strands, primarily due to the thermal stove’s uncontrollable temperature. Luckily, over the years, hair tools, including pressing combs, have advanced. You do not need to use a thermal stove anymore; an electric pressing comb will do! Continue reading My Favorite Electric Pressing Comb

Are You Obsessed With Hair Growth?

obsessedWhen I started my hair journey over a decade ago, I was obsessed with hair growth. I would often catch myself jotting down the remaining months in a year and calculating how many inches I could obtain. I would take lots of pictures of my progress, and at one point, I purchase a t-shirt with measurements on the back from a hair care forum.  Continue reading Are You Obsessed With Hair Growth?

Gray Hair Don’t Care

Gray Hair Don't CareLike many of you, I have been embracing my silver strands lately. I wish I could blame it on a hair salon being closed, but I can’t. I color my hair at home with henna and just have been procrastinating. It has almost been three months since I went to work, and I have only stepped outside of the house a handful of times. Since there is no one to judge me for my unruly gray hair peeking out around my edges, my motto has been: Gray Hair Don’t Care!  Continue reading Gray Hair Don’t Care