The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

Category: Natural Hair

5 Wash and Go Routines That Won’t Make Your Arms Tired

I think my wash day routine is pretty simple: a weekly pre-poo with some sort of oil I can grab the day before followed by a shampoo and deep condition the day after. I don’t like manipulating my hair too much because I like to keep things simple. Sometimes, a simple wash and go is […]

Braids and Beads: Elle Magazine examines Black hairstyles in America

When Black women talk about any of the myriad Black hairstyles, it’s like our eyes light up with excitement. Ask anyone and we have stories for days. The first time we get a perm. Our mothers, grandmothers, or aunties slaying our hair the night before Easter. We can tell you about different rites of passage we […]

Crowning Glory: How to Wear 3 Spring 2018 Hair Accessory Trends

Being a Black woman, experimenting with hair is in our blood. I remember being a little kid and coming from school to see my Grandma with burgundy red hair she dyed herself while I was away. As I write this blog, I’m flashing back to how intense the color looked when the sun shined down […]

Yara Shahidi

Up and Away: 10 Ways to Shut It Down With an Updo Style

Spring is here, which means you’re booked and busy with occasions almost every weekend.If I can help it, an updo is my go-to for an occasion. It doesn’t matter if it’s a weekend brunch with your girls or an outdoor wedding, the last thing you want to worry about is if your hair getting in the […]

Black Women at Coachella

13 Festival Hairstyles to Wear This Season

When you’re putting together your ensemble for all of the festivals you’re attending this season, one of the most important things to consider is which festival hairstyles work perfectly. For me, how I’m wearing my hair is one of the first things I think about. For me, it’s super significant the hair and outfit need to match […]