January 2013

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How To: Style Roller Sets with Pin Curls

As promised I filmed my How I Style My Roller Sets video tutorial.  I’m a bit sleepy through most of the video but it pretty much demonstrates how I style my roller sets with pin curls.  I hope you find it helpful and check back to my youtube channel for future updates.  Below you’ll find

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I still get breakage.  This is from my last wash day. What is Breakage?  It is the unnatural breaking off of your hair.  It happens to all of us; some more than others.  One of my goals while on my healthy hair journey has been to limit breakage as much as possible because pre-HHJ I

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how to set your hair on magnetic rollers at home

When I made my healthy hair journey video, I thought I was in over my head.  But when I decided to record and edit an actual video to complement my How to: Rollerset blog post, I was really a fish out of water.  Not so much on the recording of the video but the uploading/editing process

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I’m my most creative in the kitchen when it comes to Sunday dinners.  Sometimes it’s an utter disaster, sometimes it’s just ok but other times it’s really really good.   For this post I wanted to share the latter with you.  It’s a bit over the top for those of you working on your diet/fitness

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These past couple of weeks I’ve been experiencing more shedding than is typical and it’s about time I did something about it.  Last year when I had a shedding attack, I added garlic powder to the oils in my hot oil treatment, which did in fact stop the shedding in it’s track.   But it stank

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I’ve decided to join in on L4L’s 2013 Protective Styling Challenge.  It’s a 3 month challenge to protective style and if you know anything about me by now, you know that I’m a serial bunner.  Check out some of my Instagram pics below for proof: Wet Bun. Bun with air dried hair — no fillers.

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With my last wash day there was a pretty outlandish amount of hairs lost.  And I can’t help but feel like I’ve been down this road before.  At first I thought maybe it had something to do with the fact that (1) I flat ironed two of the last three wash days and then (2)

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For a typical wash day routine, I use the products as is, but there was a point in my healthy hair journey where I would experiment with different combinations of products.  It is certainly easier to just use the products straight out of the bottle, but sometimes I miss playing mad scientist and trying out