Air Drying, Wash Day

Back to Air Drying

1 week post relaxer wash day

One week after relaxing, blow drying and flat ironing my hair, I’m back to my air dry routine.  Even though there’s a big part of me that wants to go back to straight hair, I know it’s best to continue with my current (low heat – low manipulation) hair regimen if I want to claim waist length this year.  I planned to…

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6 Month Stretch, Air Drying, Hairstyling, Low Manipulation Styles, My Relaxed Hair

First Voluminous Braid-Out on My Relaxed Hair

Wash Day. I’m 12 weeks post and instead of relaxing my hair I tried a braid-out.  I started my wash day by deep conditioning on dry hair using Proclaim Argan Oil Intense Moisturizing Conditioner for about 2 hours.  As I rinsed out the conditioner, I detangled my hair in three sections under the running water with my fingers first and then…

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Air Drying, Flexi Rods, Hairstyling, Low Manipulation Styles, Videos, Wash Day

Style Trial | My First Flexi Rod Set

To scratch my itch for something new, I decided to channel that energy into trying CourtneyNaturalHair’s No Heat Flexi Rod Set Tutorial (I bought some new goodies to complete the look 🙂 ).  I liked her video because her end results were more like waves as opposed to spiral curls that I’ve seen with other flexi rod tutorials.  Since it was going…

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Air Drying, Reader Questions

Why Do You Use Multiple Leave-Ins?

Some things I have down to a science and others I just mimic what I see.  Using multiple leave-ins is more about the latter (with a little bit of trial and error).  The first situation where I started experimenting with using multiple leave-in was with flat ironing. Flat Ironing. If I was going to be a DIYer, I had to…

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