Review: Nivea Curl Plumping Mousse [English/Dutch]

Back in 2019 I reviewed the Nivea Curl Defining Creme and the Texture Sculpting Gel from their – then new – hair styling lines for different hair types. In this post I am reviewing another Curly Girl Method friendly hair product from the curl line: the Curl Plumping Mousse. In 2019 reviewde ik de Nivea … More Review: Nivea Curl Plumping Mousse [English/Dutch]

Things I wish I knew before starting the Curly Girl Method

It has been over two and a half years since I started using the Curly Girl Method to take care of my hair. While I never followed the rules very strictly, just taking a lot of the principles and applying them to my hair has definitely changed my hair for the better. It is healthier, … More Things I wish I knew before starting the Curly Girl Method

Not feeling sick enough: Impostor Syndrome in chronic illness

Last month I had an appointment at a rheumatologist to get evaluated for Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) or Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD). If you follow me on Twitter, you already know this did not go so well. I already knew I didn’t fit the hEDS criteria, as they’ve been made really strict in order to … More Not feeling sick enough: Impostor Syndrome in chronic illness

Review: Andrélon Pink Happy Curls Crème + Gel Spray [Dutch]

In de afgelopen paar weken heb ik de Andrélon Pink Happy Curls Crème en de Andrélon Pink Happy Curls Gel Spray uitgeprobeerd. De Happy Curls Creme is geschikt voor de Curly Girl Methode: er zit weliswaar een silicoon in, maar deze is met water uitspoelbaar. Daardoor kun je deze crème gebruiken als je sulfaatvrije producten … More Review: Andrélon Pink Happy Curls Crème + Gel Spray [Dutch]

Review: Nature Box Spray Conditioner Avocado Oil [English/Dutch]

Recently Nature Box came out with a new product: a spray conditioner. This product is marketed as a detangler, but it can also be used as a leave-in conditioner. It is available in two versions, one with avocado oil and one with olive oil, and it is Curly Girl Method friendly. Of course, I wanted … More Review: Nature Box Spray Conditioner Avocado Oil [English/Dutch]

Things you shouldn’t say to people with a chronic illness

When chronically ill people tell others that we have a chronic illness, we often get a lot of the same kind of replies. Often the people saying these things might have good intentions, but these replies can be annoying or even harmful. So in this post, I cover some of the replies chronically ill people … More Things you shouldn’t say to people with a chronic illness