My Natural Hair, Roller Setting, Wash Day

Testing Out Perm Rods

For the past few weeks, I’ve been bouncing all over the place.  And doing my best to keep up with my hair.  Deep conditioning with heat was on the back burner, but I did my best to, at the very least, slather on some conditioner before trying to style my hair.  …some weeks, I didn’t even make it to the…

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Hairstyling, My Natural Hair, Wash Day

Wash Day | Styling My TWA

After last week’s finger coils fail, I attempted it once again this past weekend. And it was another hot mess.  I’m not sure if I’m doing something wrong or the products I’m using aren’t working well with it.  But regardless of the reason why I can’t get it together, I’ll be leaving ‘full out’ finger coils alone for a while.…

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My Relaxed Hair, Protective Styling

My Experience With Box Braids

I’m taking my box braids out next week! And as I make plans for my real hair, I can’t help but reflect on my experience with box braids as a long term protective style.  When I take them out, they will have been in for 6 weeks! And that is definitely the longest protective style I’ve done since starting my hair journey.  I’m looking…

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Hairstyling, Protective Styling

Box Braids: I Did Them Myself!

I’ve always talked about long term protective styles, but I haven’t actually done one since starting my hair journey.  A major element to my personal journey is that I do my hair myself.  Taking control of my hair, learning to be self sufficient, and doing things on my own terms is what makes this exciting for me.  But being d.i.y. has…

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