Embrace Hair Art Salon is a place for relaxing, good talk, fun times, joy, and getting beautified.
With that said, its story time:
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Hi Curls, I wanted to show that a silk press is pretty much possible on 4c curls. Some of my clients get a silk press for fun, an event, or for a trim (though they all know its not necessary … Continue reading Silk Press on 4C Natural Hair with Embrace the Natural You
This is a quick 20-30 minute natural hair kid two strand twist updo on my 3 year old. Great for a child that doesn’t like beads, braids, or hair in their face or on their neck. Tools: – Clips – … Continue reading Natural Hair Kids Easy Two Strand Twist Updo
OMG! The hard part is over! The hard part was sacrificing 30-35 hours a week in school when I needed to be doing oh so many other things! Sacrificing time with my three little ones was tough but they were always in good hands with my Mom, Hubby or Dad or sister. Originally the program was to be 12 months but then I transferred schools, had a baby and ended up 5 months behind but that is neither here nor there>>>I did it!
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I get asked a lot for natural hair salons in Detroit and the Metro Detroit area and contact info! I thought the best place to put a list would be here on the blog! See below. (PS – You can thank me later!)
Continue reading “Detroit Natural Hair Salons & Stylists – Natural Hair & Curly Hair”
Wow! It was amazing organizing and hosting the 1st Annual Embrace the Natural You, a natural hair and beauty event at the Detroit Historical Museum! Presenting Sponsors included Original Moxie, Naturalicious, and Transitions Salon! Gift bag sponsors included Texture My Way, Goody, NaturallyCurly.com, Eve Organics, and Jessicurl. There were 4 workshops and an info panel! Gwen Jimmere, owner of Naturalicious, a natural hair product line, presented “How to Grow Your Fast!”, Wanda Morrison, owner of of Transitions Salon, a full service natural hair salon, presented “Natural Hair and the Salon Experience”, and Ms Kim aka the Healthy Hair Queen, owner … Continue reading 1st Look @ Pics from the Embrace the Natural You Event on Nov. 3rd
My experience at the Positively Natural event at Alta Moda Salon in Detroit, MI, was just amazing! The workshop was conducted by the lovely Candace Walls. The natural hair workshop was organized by the Beauty Products Company owned by Kasandra Palmer! Natural Hair is so versatile that its totally amazing to see what you can do with it especially with the Design Essentials Line! I’m sold on the Design Essentials Naturals line. To start I’m going to try the Cream Gel and the Curl Enhancing Mousse. I’ll let you know how it works out! Oh and that’s a braid out … Continue reading Pics from Design Essentials Positively Natural Workshop at Alta Moda Salon in Detroit, MI
Yes I am on day 4 of my twist out and I should be able to minimally get 7 day hair from the leave in. This product is the business! I will post if I need to re moisturize with water or anything…my hair is soft, shiny and moist from when I rewet with water last week when I had my initial twists and sprayed with water. Maintenance at night is just huge twists about 8 or so with a satin scarf and when I am ready to unravel them I grab a dab of jojoba and rub all over … Continue reading Day 4 Twist Out with Naturalista Juicy Leave In
Went to Kim again and she is now at Salon Retro in Royal Oak MI. This style was done on dry hair using Miss Jessie’s Curl Buttercreme. The MJ Curly Pudding can also be used. After a few minutes under the dryer voila!!! i love this look! Continue reading Another Natural Up Do with Twists with Miss Jessie’s
I went to Kim again at Capello Salon in Oakland Mall in Troy MI again… This style was done on dry hair using Miss Jessie’s Curl Buttercreme. The MJ Curly Pudding can also be used. After a few minutes under the dryer voila!!! . Continue reading Another Natural Hair Twist Up Do with Miss Jessie
Went to Kim again>>>she used entwine again I believe! I untwisted the next morning>>>put up in the pic below… Continue reading Twist Out up-do?
Went to Kim again>>>I believe she used entwine products after a blow out….I untwisted the next morning>>>got 2 solid weeks from this style! Continue reading Dry Twist Out using Entwine Exotique Butter Creme Hydrator & the Manipulator
So I had my twists in for 2 weeks>>time for a twist out style…I did a big twist on each side in the front and pinned up the sides but let my hair cover up the pins. For the initial twists I went to Kim at Capello at Oakland Mall in Troy Mi she used Miss Jessie’s Curly Pudding. Continue reading Twist Out Style with Big Twists
Still going strong with my twist out…another style I wanted to show you all is below! It’s a twist on each side with a part to the left in the front and the back let out… For the initial twists I went to Kim at Capello at Oakland Mall in Troy Mi she used Miss Jessie’s Curly Pudding and Buttercreme. Continue reading Another Twist Out Style – Big Side Twist
2 weeks later FYI I believed she used Curlz Shampoo and Conditioner and the purple Miss Jessie’s jar to twist with! She did a great job! Continue reading Two Strand Twist Out
Twists with my own hair done by Kim at Capello Salon at Oakland Mall in Troy, MI. This style was done on dry hair using Miss Jessie’s Buttercreme. The MJ Curly Pudding can also be used. After a few minutes under the dryer voila!!! Continue reading Two Strand Twists with Own Hair using Miss Jessie’s
Yes it’s extensions sewn to my braided hair>>>I’m looking forward to 6 weeks of not doing my hair. I’m preggers and I need a break especially because I’m nauseous most of the time and the smells of many of my natural products (scented or not) trigger it. I went to Kim at Capello Salon in Oakland Mall in Troy MI. I love the versatility it provides too! Continue reading Protective Fall Style
Hi all, I’m back in comb coils>>>I got them done at Textures in Midtown Detroit again using Eco styler olive oil gel on damp hair by Ms Octavia>>>love them! Continue reading Back in Comb Coils using Eco Styler Gel
My friend’s wedding was today so I got comb coils and/or comb twists yesterday. I went to Textures in Midtown in Detroit, MI. I asked if she could use my products to wash my hair. She used my Kinky Curly Come Clean which I’m trying to get rid of and my Curl Junkie Curl Rehab to deep condition under the dryer for like 15 minutes. For styling the stylist used her own products which was olive oil to seal my hair and IC Fantasia gel to do the comb twists. I asked for a leave in but she suggested I … Continue reading Wedding Hair