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Wash Day | Jumping into Ayurvedic Hair Care

After three months of bi-weekly wash days, I’ve finally succumb to the fact that my hair needs to be deep conditioned every week — it just has to happen.  Moisturizing daily or a couple times a week just doesn’t do it for my hair.  My hair feels and looks great on wash day but by

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biotin and my scalp tender sore itchy fancyflairlady

For once, I’ve been wonderfully consistent with my hair supplements.  I was taking them almost every day like clockwork.  And probably about a month ago, I started to notice that my scalp at the crown felt tender or sore.  It wasn’t so much so that it was painful, but it was this thing happening in

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Staple Hair Products For My Relaxed Hair Regimen

 The second part of my current hair regimen is a list of the products I will be relying on to maintain it.  These are technically my current favorites.  But more than half of them have been a part of my hair care routine for YEARS, which is why I labeled them my staple hair products.

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My 2018 Relaxed Hair Regimen for Thicker Hair

When last we spoke about my hair, I was left questioning what I want to do with my hair.  My original goal was to have waist length hair.  But on that quest to waist length, I encountered breakage and thinning ends.  Now, I’m questioning whether waist length is in the cards for me.  Of course,

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6 Ways to Combat Postpartum Shedding

 With the blessing of pregnancy and a new baby, some women will experience postpartum shedding.  And after living through two episodes of it, I realize there’s probably nothing that I can do to avoid postpartum shedding.  It seems some women will experience it and others do not.  But for those of us who do

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The Truth Behind Transitioning to Texlaxed Hair

Texlaxing, Texlaxed Hair and Texturizing all seem like the best of both worlds in the battle of team natural versus team relaxed.  You get (1) more texture = more volume than relaxed hair; (2) you get more strength = less breakage than relaxed hair; (3) you get more manageability than your natural hair with the

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Relaxer Update | January 2018

Well after nearly a year’s absence, postpartum shedding and fearing the worst when it came to my hair, I can now report that my hair is alright. Whew! I was really worried about it and that worry partial fueled my disinterest in all things hair.  But between my relaxer prep wash day and this weekend’s

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Relaxer Prep at 25 Weeks Post Relaxer

After hiding from my hair for the past few months, it was finally time to give my hair a lot of attention.  If you remember, I was dealing with so much post partum shedding that it made wash days depressing.  I pretty much lost ALL my edges.  In November, I installed box braids. But because

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design essentials for relaxed hair

Last year, I randomly decided I wanted to try a hair regimen that contained all one brand.  And even though I had never tried Design Essentials before, the fact that a few of their products were specifically geared to relaxed hair made me choose this line. (And for the record, this post is not sponsored

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Sliding in real quick...

I did not mean to just drop away like that.  But it got to a point where I was either going to be half-hearted with my posts/content or I’d have to take a break.  I opted for the latter.  And even though I’m not quite ready to come back full time, I had a moment