Category Archives: Hair

33 Sunset, Food, Books & Other Pictures from Around East Africa (…and Botswana)

It’s been a fun past three months for me on Instagram. In case you don’t follow me there, today I’d like to share some highlights from my Instagram gallery from that period. In this post, you’ll see 33 of my most liked Instagram pictures and videos from the last three months. They include sunset pictures, pictures of delicious and interesting food, as well as pictures of some great books I’ve read recently. I hope you enjoy them. With no further ado, here they are. Related: 19 Sky, Water, & Sunset Photos and More Taken in Dar es Salaam, Kampala, Kigali and Elsewhere. 33. Food … Continue reading 33 Sunset, Food, Books & Other Pictures from Around East Africa (…and Botswana)

Maroon Hair: Maroon Braids & 4 Other Great Ways to Rock It

The 21st century has come with lots of hairstyles and trends, with colored hair being one of the most popular. As you go past many beautiful women on the streets of Kampala, at places of work, and especially at universities, you can’t help but notice that they sport two or more colors in their hair. The color that seems to be most sought after is maroon. This is a color that will leave you amazed by its beauty when blended or used alone. Women irrespective of skin color, shape of face, and age have rocked maroon hair in various forms. This is because maroon … Continue reading Maroon Hair: Maroon Braids & 4 Other Great Ways to Rock It

8 Latest Hairstyles in Nairobi, Kenya or The Beauty of Plaits & Braids

I recently changed my Facebook profile picture and got many comments from friends telling me how gorgeous I look. I received their compliments graciously, but to tell you the truth, I half-expected them. It’s not that I am vain or full of myself (at least I don’t think so); rather, I am just fully aware of how flattering plaited hairstyles are on me. In fact, that’s why I had my hair styled that way. I was going away on vacation with a special someone and wanted to make sure that I looked beautiful—all the time—with minimal fuss. (Keep reading until the end … Continue reading 8 Latest Hairstyles in Nairobi, Kenya or The Beauty of Plaits & Braids

How to Retwist Your Own Dreads & More on Growing Dreadlocks

Can I let you in on a secret? Although I absolutely love the look of dreadlocks, I don’t have the patience nor the commitment necessary to grow them. It’s true—I’ve tried four times so far and no matter what I do, about six months into the locking process, I simply wash out my dreadlocks and do something else with my hair. Still, every so often, I get tempted to try again. As you can probably infer, I am flirting with the idea right now hence this post. Want to flirt-with-the-idea along with me? How about it? Today, let’s talk about dreadlocks! First, … Continue reading How to Retwist Your Own Dreads & More on Growing Dreadlocks