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Hair July 4, 2017

VIDEO: 3 Quick + Easy Ways To Style a Head Wrap this Summer

As you know I’ve recently gotten in to using head wraps, especially now that I’m transitioning my hair from relaxed to natural. They are honestly such a life saver on those bad hair days, rainy days and days you just don’t feel like doing a thing! So, I decided to put together a tutorial of 3 different ways to style your head wraps this summer using my fabulous Knots UK Head Wrap in Rouge ($25). Enjoy!    …

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Hair June 28, 2017

VIDEO: Twist + Curl Tutorial Using Aunt Jackie’s Flaxseed Oil Collection

Most of you who read my blog regularly know that I am transitioning my hair from relaxed to natural. You also know that my go to style as of late to help this transition has been a flexi rod set. Recently, however, I decided to switch things up a bit and try out a twist and curl, which is basically a twist out but with rods on the end. To achieve this look I’ve been using some new products I…

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Hair June 27, 2017

VIDEO: How I Maintain My Rod Sets + Curls at Night!

It took me a little while to get down the best routine for maintaining my transitioning hair at night — now that I’m no longer wearing it straight / blown out and can’t just wrap it. Spending 1 – 2 hours doing a Flexi rod or twist and curl set, then drying it for hours just to have it only last is literally the most frustrating thing that I have experienced as someone transitioning. Finally, however, I’m so excited to have found…

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Hair June 7, 2017

VIDEO: Products + Tools I’m Bringing On Vacation to Maintain My Transitional Hair

YAS — I am going on vacation overseas to the beautiful Portugal in just a few short days. I literally cannot contain my excitement! My boyfriend and I will be staying in Lisbon for the first half of the trip and then exploring the beaches of Algarve for the rest. While there, I’ll of course be indulging in their amazing food, history and scenery but I have to do it in style. Now that I am transitioning, hair maintenance on…

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Hair June 1, 2017

VIDEO: Wash Day Routine for Transitioning Hair

Now that I have been transitioning for quite some time — 4 months to be exact, washing my hair has become slightly more complex. A bit more care and steps are involved to make sure that I get and maintain that moisture. Here’s a video on my wash day routine for transitioning hair. Enjoy! Products Featured: As I Am Coconut Co-Wash ($9) Cantu Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque ($6) Innersense ‘Sweet Spirit’ Leave-In Conditioner ($24)  Firstline Evolve Platinum Conditioning Cap…

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Hair May 24, 2017

VIDEO: 4 Month Update for My Natural Hair Journey + The Products That Have Made It Easier

I cannot believe that it has been 4 months since I stopped relaxing my hair and began transitioning to natural! So far the transition has honestly felt pretty seamless. I’ve of course had my share of bad hair days, but I think mentally preparing myself for that to happen is what helped me through. Also, it’s made me more innovative and accepting of the fact that I don’t need to have my hair bone straight and super slick to feel…

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Hair Skincare May 9, 2017

Ladies, Let’s Get Real About Facial Hair Removal. I’m Not Talking Eyebrows!

Lumina Finishing Touch Personal Hair Remover

About five years ago I started threading my brows. Prior to that I had been waxing them but realized pencil thin wasn’t really my look, and decided to switch to a more shape-driven hair removal process. This was also the time in which I got tired of having beauticians ask me the extremely invasive question, “upper lip?” So I decided to tackle my lady ‘stache as well and got a two for one special… When I tell you real tears were…

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Hair May 4, 2017

How To: Flexi Rod for Beginners | Transitional Hair Style

Let me tell you, I have been trying to Flexi Rod my hair since before I decided to go natural. I’ve seen so many photos of black women with these perfectly spiraled and full curls that they achieved by using Flexi Rods, and wanted in. I’ve been doing my own hair for a very long time so I figured this wouldn’t be that difficult. I’m pretty good at perm rods, what’s the difference? I watched one or two videos and thought I…

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Hair May 1, 2017

My First YouTube Video + The Hair Products I’m Using As I Transition to Natural

Aisha Beau YouTube

I am so excited to announce that I have finally launched a YouTube channel to coincide with AishaBeau.com! It only makes sense that I share with you in video form the exciting new products I’m trying and give you an in motion view of my hair as I transition from relaxed to natural. Check out the video below and please be sure to like and subscribe. Enjoy! Products Featured in Video: As I Am Coconut CoWash ($8.99) Cantu Shea Butter…

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