Hello, my name is Ashlei and I’m a product abuser. *audience choirs back* “Hi Ashlei”. I didn’t know I was an abuser until that faithful day. I was standing in the natural hair care aisle at Target negotiating with myself like a mother talks to a toddler at meal time: “eat what you have on … More Product Abuse Anonymous
Hey y’all! I won’t tarry on this post because I’ve done a similar one on the same technique. Check it out! I did however change-up a couple of things for this set that I thought are worth mentioning. The question I always get when I do twist on cutie is “how do you make them … More Curly Cutie: Creating Neat Twist
I colored my hair! Let me explain. You may remember a few posts back Stop! Henna Time I mentioned being tired of the blonde coloring in my hair. I had it bleached and colored professionally a while ago. I’d say roughly 3 year ago. Since then the color has of course grown out to the ends of my hair. … More You did what to your hair?!
Can you believe it’s already May? Where does the time go?! We are almost half way through the year which means it’s about to get hellishly hot here in SC. I’m talking about three showers a day HOT. Funky “Johnny” gets funkier HOT. I’m not riding with you because you’re too cheap to run the … More The Case for Glycerin
Hey guys! It’s been a while! I apologize for my radio silence. I am back, but look for me to post more often on FB than here on the blog for the time being. My laptop crashed 😩 I am trying to resuscitate it however, it is looking like ill need a new one! You … More Easy Flaxseed Gel
Cutie has been trying to convince me that she’s ready to wear her hair out like a big girl. She would like to exclusively wear it out..meaning no pony tails, no beads and braids, just big fabulous curls. I’ve always been hesitant just because Cutie is so active and she is super extra when she … More Cutie’s wash and go
Can you believe I achieved these gorgeous waves without heat 😍? Yup, and it is super simple! I’ll show you how: First section your hair in medium sized sections. I made 8 sections in all. Three in the front, three in the middle, two in the back. Next working one section at a time twist … More No heat flirty buxom waves
I get this question often…and I really don’t know *shrugs*. I don’t do compulsive length checks or have a certain hair goal I am shooting for at the moment. My focus has always been on healthy hair. And you know my favorite saying “focus on healthy hair and the length will come”. So I’ve just … More Just how long is your hair?
Remember when I mentioned that there are other ways to stretch your hair without using heat? Well one of those ways is with Curl Formers! Curl Formers are kind of like rollers except you place your hair on the inside of the roller not the outside. They come in a variety of sizes to accommodate … More ~Curl Formers~
A great curly hair stylist located in Cali that I follow 👀 on IG (@shaiamiel his work is wonderful btw!) says that you should leave curly hair in its natural state for it to look it’s best and for best styling results. Meaning no protective styling..no twist outs, cornrows, braid outs etc 😨 All of … More Protective styling stretches curl pattern?