Wash Day

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Wash Day | Jumping into Ayurvedic Hair Care

After three months of bi-weekly wash days, I’ve finally succumb to the fact that my hair needs to be deep conditioned every week — it just has to happen.  Moisturizing daily or a couple times a week just doesn’t do it for my hair.  My hair feels and looks great on wash day but by

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My 2018 Relaxed Hair Regimen for Thicker Hair

When last we spoke about my hair, I was left questioning what I want to do with my hair.  My original goal was to have waist length hair.  But on that quest to waist length, I encountered breakage and thinning ends.  Now, I’m questioning whether waist length is in the cards for me.  Of course,

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Relaxer Prep at 25 Weeks Post Relaxer

After hiding from my hair for the past few months, it was finally time to give my hair a lot of attention.  If you remember, I was dealing with so much post partum shedding that it made wash days depressing.  I pretty much lost ALL my edges.  In November, I installed box braids. But because

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Sliding in real quick...

I did not mean to just drop away like that.  But it got to a point where I was either going to be half-hearted with my posts/content or I’d have to take a break.  I opted for the latter.  And even though I’m not quite ready to come back full time, I had a moment

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Wash Day at 6 Weeks Post Relaxer

I pretty clearly underestimated how busy I would be trying to sell one house and purchase another.  But I’m here trying to keep up my hair regimen as well as keep you guys updated on my hair at the very least.  This week I’m 6 weeks post relaxer and the plan was to do another hard protein

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Removing My Braids & Preparing For Relaxer Day

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%

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First Impressions | NuNAAT Brazilian Patauá Oil Line

With so many wash day posts from me lately it has been a minute since I’ve done an actual product review.  And when I was contacted about reviewing NuNAAT Beauty’s new hair products featuring Brazilian Patauá Oil (pronounced pa-ta-wah) line, I happily accepted.  I tested out their new line this past weekend so these are my first impressions of

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indirect heat and soft curls

This weekend was a blast from the past.  I went to my college reunion, which was so much fun.  I forgot how amazing my classmates were and years later they are even more so.  It was such a great time reconnecting with everyone.  And in preparation for the weekend of fun, I decided to go with

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flexi rod set fancyflairlady.

Last week I mentioned having a few low manipulation styles in your back pocket to get you through a long relaxer stretch.  And this one was an instant fave from the first time I tried it.  Flexi rods sets are quick, easy and a cute hair styling option.  Last weekend, I styled my hair with flexi

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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