Guess what? It’s my 2 year natural hair anniversary!!! Yaaay!!! Yesterday, October 7, marks 2 years since I made the decision to stop getting relaxers, and I have to say it was a great choice for me. I have learned so much about what my hair likes, what it doesn’t like, what works and what doesn’t, and what techniques work for my curls.
Over this 2 year period I learned to love my hair, and in my opinion that is imperative to having a successful hair journey. After I did the big chop in April 2016 (6 months post relaxer) I really didn’t love how my hair looked due to the fact that I had never had hair that short, but after a few weeks of realizing that I’m stuck with the length that I had I made a conscious decision to love my hair. Loving my hair meant that I would wear it with love, that I would give it the best treatment that I possibly could, and that I would not be ashamed to present my hair to the world. [Read more…]