The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

Category: Natural Hair

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My 4 Step Curly Hair Wash Routine

For me, wash day means the start of a new week. I’m a bit lazy sometimes so it can stretch over the course of a couple days because #ThickHairProblems. We’re into any and all kinds of self-care these days (especially with the way 2020 is going). Wash days allow me to take a few minutes […]

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3 Ways I Reconnect with My Hair During Quarantine

My hair and I have been through some thangs over the last 31 years. From beads to ponytails to braids, my hair experienced myriad ways of styling. One time in middle school, I called myself clipping my split ends. After the deed was done, I cut at least a couple inches of hair off, resulting […]

How to Look Good on Valentine’s Day: Hair, Makeup, and Outfit Ideas

The holiday of love is this weekend so we need a few ideas of how to stunt at dinner when it’s time to flick it for IG later. Whether it’s for a date with the boo or a Galentine’s Day shindig, the makeup and hair can’t be slacking not one bit y’all! How to look […]

How I Take Care of My Hair After Braids

When you’re in a hair rut, it’s challenging to figure out what style to try next. I kept asking myself which style I wanted to try next and couldn’t decide between either braids or a weave. I decided to get braids but THEN I had to figure out what KIND of braids I wanted: an […]

Beauty-Related Things I Want to Do in 2019

Anything beauty-related was never on my radar. I didn’t really grow up doing the typical “girly” things like having getting my nails done every couple weeks. I’m more of the “au natural” tribe. The only thing related to beauty that I was interested in was my hair. Of course, I kept it simple: wash, blow-dry, […]