I ended my relaxer stretch at 22 weeks and you already know that I cut my hair. For this update, I really just want to share my plans for my hair as I continue with these long term stretches. It feels sort of like a new beginning for me and so I want to take my hair journey back to basics. I’m at a place where my hair feels good again and
My Relaxed 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
After six weeks, I was ready to remove my box braids for a full wash day. I loved having these box braids and plan on installing them again in May. The hair kept up so well. There was no fraying or frizzing, which I do attribute to the hair that I chose to use (X-pression 100% Kanekalon synthetic hair). By six weeks the only thing that told you their age was
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 forward to working with my hair again, but first let
New Year, New Me? I don’t know about all of that, but I am back on YouTube. It’s a part of my new year’s resolution to get back to my regular blogging schedule. I know most people roll their eyes at the mention of a new year’s resolutions, but I do subscribe to them (even if it is the same thing every year, lol). I just like the idea of
Yes, you read that right. I’m in the midst of a set back. I’ve already taken steps to address it, which I’ll share. But first let me tell you what I think happened.
I literally lost track of this relaxer stretch. I’m not sure how it happened, but I had no idea whether I had relaxed my hair in March or April. :/ That’s why every time I updated you guys there was a four week swing, lol. Thankfully after looking back at my social media posts last week, I figured out that I was close to the end of my 24 week stretch. This Relaxer