December 18, 2018

Happy Holidays to all my fantabulous sistas!  For some people, this is one of the busiest times of the year. Whether you get your party on every day of the Nguzo Saba or travel the Holiday party circuit, these fun, fast and festive styles will ensure that you will be t...

September 17, 2018

The first thing I noticed was the smell. Pungent--like a waterlogged ashtray filled with cigarette ashes and broken accordion-like cigarette butts. Then came the itching--ever so slight yet enough to throw me into a panic. I rushed to the shower to wash out the newest...

June 24, 2018

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About a week ago, there was a news story about a kindergarten substitute teacher who posted a degrading comment on Instagram comparing a five-year-old child to the infamous fictitious character Loc Dog from Do...

May 7, 2018

 Summer is coming and you know what that means: vacations, beaches, long walks in the park . It also means hot humid weather, unrelenting sunshine,  and sweating..lots of sweating.  Although summer is the season for me, it is not the season for my hair. My twists have...

February 22, 2018


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January 14, 2018

Every year millions of people make New Year's Resolutions. Some of the more popular resolutions are to lose weight, volunteer, quit drinking and/or get a better job. Fourteen days later, those resolutions will be abandoned by thirty percent of the people who made them....

November 12, 2017

It never fails... whenever I am at a convention, product demo, conference,  or just out and about people always ask me how I get my hair to look the way it does. Having natural hair is not an easy task, but mind you it has been over 25 years since I have had any sort o...

August 7, 2017

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Not too long ago, I had a discussion with one of my brothers about a young woman he was dating. His friend had recently gone "Au Naturel" but she was having trouble accepting the way she looked in her natural hair. To him her beauty w...

July 26, 2017

Welcome to our new website!  Our blog is just another thing that makes Grand*Tressa so unique. Although we are a small family ran company that specializes in natural hand made products, we have big hope and dreams. We envision a world where every woman- no matter what...

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