Trimming

How I Cut My Hair

How I Cut My Hair: The time finally came to cut my hair! I was anxious about losing the length but I was also so happy to no longer have to deal with thinner ends.  I recorded the whole hair cutting experience and I think that I did a pretty good job.  The “How I Cut My Hair” video is above and some more pictures are down below.  (And if you

This Hair Journey Stuff Just Got Real.

No one likes to talk about the downside to being on a hair journey, but I’m about to lay it all out there.  When you work so hard to make sure that your hair has everything that it needs to thrive and become the best that it can be, you develop an extreme attachment to your hair.  The last thing that you want to do is trim your ends.  I

The Search & Destroy Method

I recently encountered a split end while looking at my ends and like a bag of chips, I couldn’t stop at just one.  I immediately brought out the shears and went on a search & destroy mission, seeking out every split end I could find.  Luckily I didn’t have too many split ends to remove, no doubt because I haven’t used any direct heat since my last trim in December.

How To: Self Trim (slight U shape) Part 2

I washed, deep conditioned, blow dried, flat ironed and trimmed my hair on the last day of 2011. Products used: GVP PM Tea Tree Shampoo Nexxus Humectress Roux 619 Extra Strength (pH Leave-in) GVP PM The Conditioner (Moisturizing Leave-in) Chi Silk Infusion (Heat Protectant and Serum) Proclaim Spray On Glosser I blow dried my hair in four sections on the low heat setting with a comb attachment.  Then using the

Relaxer Update #3: Nov 2011

Straight Down Ends pulled together Last Relaxer: 11 weeks agoPre-relaxer: Summit Sensitive Scalp to scalp and already relaxed ends.Relaxer: Affirm Fiberguard Sensitive Scalp System (No-Lye)Post Relaxer: Aphogee 2 minute Reconstructor, Mizani Phormula 7 Neutralizing ShampooConditioning/Styling Regimen: GVP Conditioning Balm, GVP The Conditioner and Chi Silk Infusion. If you remember my last relaxer update, I wasn’t happy, but this relaxer was much better.  My roots are straight but not bone straight (just