Motivation: Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

Hey Sisters, Some of you have expressed an interest in leaving the chemical relaxer behind and returning to your natural hair texture. This is certainly a personal decision that involves both mental and physical preparation. My decision was based on a number of reasons that I disclosed in the Ask Dionne page. However, the main … Continue reading Motivation: Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

Be Inspired: News Anchor Proudly Removes Her Wig on Live TV!

Ladies, have you seen this story?! Last year, Memphis-area news anchor Pam McKelvy underwent chemotherapy after a double mastectomy. As a result of the treatment, Ms. McKelvy lost her hair and started to wear wigs.  Recently, her hair began to grow back.  However, rather than return to chemical processing, she decided to leave her hair … Continue reading Be Inspired: News Anchor Proudly Removes Her Wig on Live TV!

Black Hair Damage and Breakage: What Are The Common Causes?

Hey Sisters, Most of you have already seen the photo where I shared my experience of extreme hair breakage in "the kitchen" area. If not, see Dionne's Hair Journey. What could have caused this? You asked. Well, through my research, I've found a few of the common causes of hair damage and breakage that I'd … Continue reading Black Hair Damage and Breakage: What Are The Common Causes?

What Does It Mean To “Go Natural”?

Hey sisters,  Since our new website is about hair, food and lifestyle. Let's kick off the discussion with a topic about our hair. Got a question for you... What are your thoughts on the growing popularity to "go natural"? Is it a trend, a fad, a revolution? Or simply African-American women making a conscientious and informed … Continue reading What Does It Mean To “Go Natural”?