Greetings! I have decided not to continue in the hair growth study. For a variety of reasons, that is what is best for me and my hair care at the moment. As a result, I will not be posting to this blog any longer and will instead return to posting at my regular hair blog. … Continue reading Choosing A Different Focus
Have you stumbled upon products, techniques, tools, and/or strategies that you want to try with your hair? List your "sooner-than-later-I-want-to-try . . ." items in the comments. Here are my current ones:  A Gel Cocktail: Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker with Soultanicals SPRUNG Coil Boosting Gelly I love how elongating, moisturizing, defining, and … Continue reading Go!: List 7+ Things You Want To Try With Your Hair Sooner-than-Later!
Do you prepoo? Do you use a "dedicated" detangler? What's the best thing with which you've ever detangled your hair? Please comment below! 🙂 Introduction: The Reason for This Hair Product "Battle" The other day, I was minding my own business watching natural hair videos on YouTube when I ran across YouTuber NappyHeadedJojoba's video entitled, … Continue reading Product Battle: NappyHeadedJojoba’s DIY Prepoo and Detangler vs. Soultanicals Slip-N-Slide Hair Glide
If you read my hair journey story, you know that I went natural because relaxers began eating up my hair. As a result, I simply stopped getting relaxers one day. Although I did do a big chop, I did grow some length first. One way I safely, healthily grew my hair out was to wear … Continue reading 2017-Jun-18: How I Transitioned from Relaxed Hair to Naturally Coily Hair
Yesterday was the inaugural meet and greet for a new meetup.com natural hair meetup that just started in my city! I was SO elated when it showed up in my feed. I joined immediately. It was an hour's drive for me (in the future we will meet more centrally--phew!!). We met at a Mexican restaurant … Continue reading 2017-June-15: Natural Hair Meetup.com Inaugural Meet & Greet
About Wash Day, Saturday, June 10th, 2017: THE REASON FOR THE WIG Last Saturday's wash day didn't quite work out all the way: I had returned home late with the boys, but attempted to start wash day around 9:00 PM anyway. As usual, I sectioned my hair into 10 sections (5 sections on each half … Continue reading [Hair Diary Entry] 2017-Jun-15: Twist Out With Soultanicals Twist Assist, Turned Puff
-- What's your favorite style in which to wear your hair? -- Can you flat twist? If so, how did you learn? -- Do you have styling skills you are trying to obtain? If so, what are they? Below are the results of yesterday's styling practice. On the LEFT SIDE OF MY HAIR is the … Continue reading [2017-Jun-10] Styling Practice Results
Overnight Wash-and-Go Stretching Fail Usually I band my hair at night to preserve (and also stretch) my wash-and-go. However, someone shared with me a video of YouTuber Kaylin Ivy's method of stretching her wash-and-go, and, well, I just had to try it! https://youtu.be/Jpvc1A6YYyY Unfortunately, this method did not work for me (LOL!). It stretched my … Continue reading [Hair Diary Entry] 2017-Jun-09: Overnight WnG Stretching Fail; Today’s Practice Styling!
Today I styled my hair in a (true) wash-and-go featuring Soultanicals Sprung Coil Boosting Gelly. Below are the details. 🙂 Preceding Style My hair was in an old, ponytailed twist out when I began this morning's wash-and-go. I had done the twist out on Sunday June 4, 2017 after sleeping in 20 twists (2 per … Continue reading [Hair Diary Entry] 2017-Jun-07: Soultanicals Wash-and-Go
First-impression of the J.R. Liggetts Coconut & Argan Oil Shampoo Bar Backstory I decided to try the J.R. Liggetts shampoo bars after reading a review that said these bars perform similarly to the 22nd Century Natural Woman shampoo bars. YouTube's 22nd Century Natural Woman has grown her hair and her daughters' hair to astonishing lengths, … Continue reading [Product Review] First-impression of J.R. Liggetts Coconut & Argan Oil Shampoo Bar