So it has been 19 months since I embarked on this natural hair journey, and a journey it has been! I got my last relaxer on October 7, 2015, and since then I have been growing out my natural curls and trying my best to give my hair the best care. But of course you will run into a few snags here and there, but that’s why it’s called a journey thus you will have a few learning experiences along the way. I big chopped on April 22, 2016 with only 3 inches of hair , and can I tell you it was a shock to my system to have practically no hair (I had bra-strap hair relaxed hair previous to the big chop). [Read more…]
For many of my naturalist ‘sistahs’ wash day can be an all day ordeal. The idea of detangling, dealing with severe shrinkage, and styling can turn into frustration very fast, but learning how to keep things simple can be the turning point in your regimen in regard to reducing time spent caring for your hair. When I first started my natural hair journey (after removing the relaxed ends) I invested most of my wash day (about 5 hours) to carefully treating and conditioning my hair. [Read more…]
It’s hair update time!
I hope all is well! I’m excited to come by quickly and share with you my hair journey so far since my 1 year anniversary hair update. It’s been an amazing ride thus far, but of course I’ve had times that I wasn’t sure about what exactly was up with my hair. But hey that’s apart of the journey! [Read more…]
Woohoo! Hey guys, I’m excited to come to you with this one because it’s my one year natural hair anniversary. It’s been one year today since I made the decision to go natural, and I’m loving it. I did the big chop 6 months ago, and I’ve learned a great deal about my hair; specifically what products my hair likes and what haircare practices I should avoid. [Read more…]
My natural hair journey has been somewhat of an uphill battle, and at the same time it was one of the best decisions that I’ve made regarding my hair. Initially, I thought about transitioning to natural hair because the ends of my relaxed hair were getting very thin. I was also experiencing a lot of dryness and breakage, [Read more…]