Length Checks

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Relaxer Update | April 2014

  This stretch lasted 11 weeks and 5 days.  And you’ll remember from my last post, I spent most of this stretch doing the bare minimum for my hair, so I went into this relaxer day not expecting much retention.  I just wanted my hair to come out on the other end looking just as

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Last weekend, I ended my relaxer stretch at 15 weeks.  If you’ve been following along, you know that I was avoiding heat tools for the majority of the that time period.  My initial thoughts, as I was rounding out the end of the challenge, were that I would try to continue to implement no heat

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How To | Detangle

With 12 weeks of new growth and a 5 day old Bantu Knot Out to deal with, I thought this would be the perfect time to show you all how I detangle my hair.  Check out the steps outlined below and the supplemental video, too!

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The buns on the bottom and the right have a slap bracelet bun trinket in them. The top left is a wet bun – no filler. I actually kind of like it…a lot.  No, my hair isn’t as smooth and shiny as when I put heat on it with my hooded dryer or flat iron.

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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

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Two weeks ago I followed my pre-relaxer wash day routine and flat ironed my hair straight to do a length check.  …I’m MBL (Mid back Length) y’all!  The plan was to relax the following weekend at 13 weeks post; however when the weekend finally rolled around, I just wasn’t feeling up to it.  But Thursday evening

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July 2012 - Length Check!!

Hey loves,  I flat ironed my hair this week for one of my BFF’s wedding and decided to do a length check.  I also added my length check from December 2011 for comparison.  Check it out after the jump… December 2011 July 2012 I didn’t have my length check T-shirt with me, but it looks