Monthly Archives: August 2008

Hair to Stay

This is my favorite recipe for keeping my current hair healthy and ensuring that my new growth is getting the TLC that it needs. 3 drops of essential oil of rosemary 3 drops of essential oil of lavender 1/2 ounce …

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Why is Roller Setting Better?

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In Santo Domingo it is common place to see women, teenagers, even young girls walking around with rollos in the hair. New York is the same way. We get rollos, rollers put in and go out to buy groceries, pay …

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Do You Know Where a Dominican Salon Is?

You cannot even imagine how many times I asked this question over the past 4 or 5 years. Every time I spotted a chica with nice looking hair I would slither my way up to her and swoop in like …

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Bad Hair Days

“My sister has good hair. Mine is bad, really bad,” says my close friend, Milena. I hate to call her out like that, but she and I constantly get into fights over her usage of the term, “bad hair.” Having …

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In the Beginning

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The beginning of this journey started long before I knew that it existed. I grew up surrounded by Dom salons. Crazy was I to assume that everyone went to a Dominicana and even crazier of me to think that there …

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