The internet bees are buzzing about celebrity hair stylist, Nadia Vassell. Her work has been featured in major publications including Essence, Black Sophisticate, XXL Eye Candy, Heart and Soul, Smooth, and Uptown Magazine. Recently she’s been responsible for taming those gorgeous locks of actress Tika Sumpter. I got the opportunity to pick Nadia’s brain a bit about her favorite styling products, her spring 2012 trend forecast, and what’s next on her plate. View Full Post

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Every day I walk outside my door and enter the world outside people stare at me. Well, really my hair. Even more so now that my hair is short and currently naturally curly. Although I am kinda use to it, it can be really annoying to catch folks in the moment of gazing at my hair. Some totally deny it and look away the minute I give them a smile. Others begin to grill me with crazy borderline stupid questions that they believe no one has ever asked me before?! So I’m complying a short list of misconceptions about my hair. Maybe people will stop asking me now (doubts!)…

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Let’s start at the beginning. In April,  I decided it was way too hot to apply more heat to my tresses. Standing in my bathroom under my vanity light sweating like a pig in a sauna. It was just unproductive. I would have to wait at least 30 minutes to cool down before I could apply my face. To top that off once I went outside … POOF! I achieved an instant attitude from the magnitude of frizz I continued to have.

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Back in April 2011 I shared that I was considering going back to my natural hair with plans to eventually do the CHOP! I even gave tips for folks struggling with the transition. Looks like I need to take my own advice now because I feel the struggle!

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