Curly Hair– The No-Nonsense Guide

Curly HairCurly hair is  foreign territory to me.   I have straight hair that won’t take a curl if  its life depended on it.   I’ve learned which products and styles delivered  for me and I felt pretty confident about my hair management skills.  Then I was gifted with a granddaughter whose curls rivaled Shirley Temple.

My usual  shampoos and brushes  did not  work for Sophie.   She did not like the sensation of barettes and  elastic  bands and we struggled just to keep those gorgeous curls out of her eyes. At Cosmoprof this summer in Las Vegas,  I met the staff of Miss Jessie, a well known  hair line of products for curly hair .  While it is primarily  designed for ethnic hair, the basic  issues and principles … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion FLash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Debbi  of Diva Debbi  is hosting Fashion Flash. She is the queen of Polyvore with IMO the most flattering and useful  outfits online.  And  this  month  she is featured in Real Simple  magazine!



Fashion Flash Book Review: Buns, Braids and TwistsFashion Flash Book Review : Braids, Buns and Twists by Christina Butcher

DIY should be my middle name. I love trying to master  new skills that put me in charge of my life.   This year I’ve lerned how to bake bread and take down wall paper.  When  I found Braids, Buns, and Twists, I finally found  a  book to  make  me into the  up-do master for my two … Continue Reading…