January 2016

That Moment You Realize...

…that your blow drying technique is subpar.  I have been so annoyed at my blow dryers and I was convinced that they were not good. They didn’t have the right attachments and they weren’t ceramic, ionic or any other fancy new technological advances that are currently out there.  I’ve had both my blow dryers for almost 10 years. I had to be missing something, right?

Qualities to look for in a Deep Conditioner.

Even though I know that every head of hair is different from the next, it always surprises me how varied we all can be to what we ultimately think of a product.  One person’s ‘holy grail’ is another person’s ‘it’s iight,’ and another person’s ‘worst product ever.’  All of this wonderment got me thinking, How do YOU know whether you’ve got a good deep conditioner?  What exactly makes a deep

Slip???  What is Slip?

With the increased length of my relaxer stretches a few things have increased in importance to me and one of them has been slip.  I always heard people get excited about a product (particularly deep conditioners) when they had slip.  But as a relaxed head I didn’t get what all the fuss was about.  However, after having several long detangling sessions due to having two textures and a fragile line

Checking My Length and My Ends | January 2016 Wash Day

Last weekend was the half way point of my relaxer stretch and I have been doing a really good job of not using any heat on my hair, so with the new year upon me, I decided to blow dry and flat iron my hair to see how my hair was doing.  I was curious about my length, but even more importantly I wanted to check on my ends.

There's Always Room For Improvement

My favorite thing about the new year is the possibilities it holds for what can be achieved.  It’s an opportunity for a fresh start that just happens to coincide with a new calendar year.  I know it’s super cliche (some might even say lame), but every year I make a new year’s resolution that is at least tangentially related to losing weight and this year is no different.  I restate