YouTuber Longhairdontcare2011 dies from complications of Lupus.

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I’m shocked and saddened by the news of the passing of Domineque Banks.  Known across the Net  and in online hair care communities as Longhairdontcare2011, LHDC2011 and Domin, she passed away due to complications of Lupus on April 9th, 2014. She was 27 years old. A fund has been set up by her friends, known […]

Can I be real right now?


Maintaining my natural hair is more effort than I care for. I’m not saying that I don’t love being natural, because I do. I’m saying, as a low-maintenance, hair-lazy sort of Diva, I am doing the MOST caring for my natural hair. Well, let me back up. It’s really not the maintenance as much as […]

5 exercises to increase your growth results

I’ve been meaning to make this post a few days ago.  But thanks to a wonderful, crushing sinus headache that I’d been dealing with over the past few days, it was a no go.  But I didn’t forget!  While  cowashing my hair in twists the other night, I reveled in the weight and length that […]

Homemade Banana-Avocado Deep Conditioner

Lack of a babysitter cancelled my Friday night plans.  So, what’s a girl to do? How about a nice deep conditioning with steam?  That’s exactly what I did.  I mixed up a banana-avocado deep conditioner.   It is super moisturizing, nourishing and straight from my kitchen. 2 over ripe bananas 1 large over ripe avocado molasses olive […]