braided natural hair styles


Kinky Talk 1

Kinky HAIR that is! I came across this discussion on Facebook and it’s filled with good information. I have plenty of kinks so I can attest to the need to focus on hair health in order to retain length. Kinky hair is especially fragile, which means you can go natural, rarely […]


Hair Gets Kinky

I meet so many fab women making moves in my scrolling of Instagram and the twittah 🙂 I just had to feature yet another one I’ve enjoyed following on the World Wide Web. Jess of HairGetsKinky.com blogs, vlogs, and posts pics of fly jewelry and hair styles. I asked her […]


STYLEspiration: Blake Von D 1

By now, you know my love for meeting new people through the Internet. Not in the way of trying to make new besties, but just connecting in a business manner. I also love to show support for African American women who are working hard and trying to make a name […]


Summer Time!

[youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr0tTbTbmVA’] If this song doesn’t get you excited for summertime, pinch yourself because you’re not living in the moment! I could hear this on Christmas and want to break out my shades, grab a glass of lemonade, and lie on a hammock…but I live in St. Louis so it’d […]


A must have: fabric earrings

Perhaps I’d been wearing these too much which is why the lovely Toni Daley said I needed one of her latest pair! Haha I’ll take it!! I promise these new babies are going to get MUCH play (you can see I believe this from the multiple pics in my first […]


Love the Skin You’re In

While perusing Instagram, I came across Erwin Chatelier’s page and instantly knew I wanted her style to be part of My Natural Reality! The fulfillment I get from being a makeup artist is beyond amazing. It’s my passion. It gives me a comforting feeling when I see my clients face light up as […]


I’m getting extensions…what should I do? 1

While talking with a friend about her braid installation, I decided it’d be a great idea for a blog post! Here’s my advice to her: “I made sure to deep condition longer than usual before getting the braids.  I also blew my hair out (tension method: less heat, blow dryer […]


HAIRspiration (Interview: Celebrity Stylist, April B.) 1

April B. is a natural hair artist and Celebrity loctician in Atlanta working at Celebrity Hair Salon & Boutique. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAQuow6rBbc&list=UUrFA-p6A-uIJ6jJbTFTAT9w&index=0&feature=plcp[/youtube] “Originally from New York, I moved to Virginia as a teenager where my love for hair developed. Experimenting with my family, friends and myself led me straight out of high […]