Moisturize n Seal after Rollerset

When I want to keep curls I moisturize, seal, and roll up my hair again.  At this stage (10 weeks post) this is the best thing for me. My new growth is so “sexy” that I can’t comb through my hair … Continue reading

my old hair

Here are a few pictures of me at the end of 2009.  (TOP LEFT: A back view after getting curls, TOP RIGHT: Kelly and I at Nikki’s wedding, BOTTOM LEFT: In the country visiting Uncle Ellis & BOTTOM RIGHT: In … Continue reading

My TEXLAX Results

My TEXLAX Results

My TEXLAX Results

My results from yesterday’s relaxer. This is just a quick post so you can see the results from yesterday’s TEXLAX!

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Count DOWN to Texlax!!

My texlax day is right around the corner.  I am sooo ready!  I’m prepping like I am going to deliver a baby.  If any of you have children, then you know what I mean.  You have your bag packed and you are running … Continue reading

#HHJ Vision Board

I love Vision Boards!  I first heard about them in school and I was reminded of it in church and again in a book that I read. Vision boards are SO POWERFUL!  I truly believe what you think about the most … Continue reading

styling @ 9 weeks post

With 4b hair it’s a challenge to style my hair at 9 weeks post. Particularly because this is the second time EVER I’ve gone past 8 weeks. Pre-HHJ I was the 4-6 weeks girl. These days I’m trying to go … Continue reading

Hair Journey Journal – July 1, 2012

#HHJ – Pre-Poo, Shampoo and Big DC (First flat iron and blow dry since March 2012) Happy Sunday! Today I Pre-poo’d with Cantu Shea Butter leave in conditioner, Herbal Essence conditioner, Amla oil and JBCO under a shower cap for … Continue reading

Protective Styles

I love the high bun!!  The picture below is me in a high bun with a damp base.  My new favorite is a dry bun from a roller set (high or low).

During this phase of my journey I am wearing protective styles about 95% of the time.

Recently I found out that braid outs and bantu knot outs are not protective styles.  This was a shock to me.  I had no idea and I bet I’m not the only one.

Do you wear protective styles?  If so, how often?

High Bun

Rollerset

I have successfully roller set my hair for the third time!  WOO HOO!!! I am one day past my normal mid-week co-wash and today I was really tired but we all know that I am serious about my MANE SQUEEZE! … Continue reading