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“You can’t loosen your curls?”

I struggled writing this, but here goes. Recently, I was minding my own business when someone looked over at me and said they liked my hair.  I had done a twistout (as I have done many times before) and styled it with a bump in the front. After I was glowing with delight and feelin’… Continue reading “You can’t loosen your curls?”

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Hello…it’s me. The relaxer is gone!

So almost 2 weeks ago, I finally decided to chop off the rest of the relaxed hair off of my head and it was amazing.   There was only about 2 inches worth left, but I was OVER it.  The tangling was something out of this world. Yes, I’d considered straightening it first to see the… Continue reading Hello…it’s me. The relaxer is gone!

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Transitioning to Natural Hair: To Straighten or Not Straighten?

So, I’m about 18 months post relaxer and I believe I am finally at that point where I am over dealing with two textures.   They say you know when you’re ready and I think I’m ready.   In fact, I only have about 2-3 inches of relaxed hair left and actually have set an… Continue reading Transitioning to Natural Hair: To Straighten or Not Straighten?

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Almost 16 Months Post-Relaxer! What I’ve Learned and What To Do From Here?!

You guyyysss! It’s been almost 16 months since my last relaxer!  Woo hoo!  Bring out the confetti and the balloons!   Who’d of thunk it?! It’s been a long time since my last hair post, so here goes! I still have relaxed ends that I have been gradually clipping.   Usually only have been chopping off… Continue reading Almost 16 Months Post-Relaxer! What I’ve Learned and What To Do From Here?!

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New Find: Design Essentials Natural Almond and Avocado Leave-In Conditioner

So, I was in Target minding my own business when I innocently happened upon their hair care section. Okay, maybe not innocently per say. I was in need of a new leave-in conditioner.  Motions was no longer cutting it for me. My eyes happened upon Design Essentials.  This brand treated my relaxed hair beautifully back… Continue reading New Find: Design Essentials Natural Almond and Avocado Leave-In Conditioner