Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Reviews of Hair Products, Trialing Hair Product Combinations, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

46-minute Wash & Style Done! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

Greetings, all!  How are your "Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends" regimen designs coming along? Yesterday I used mostly new-to-me products to complete wash-and-style day in 46 minutes . . . including detangling! (I did not do any deep conditioning or protein treating, though.) Still: 46 minutes, y'all!  Rah, rah, rah!!! Here's what I did:… Continue reading 46-minute Wash & Style Done! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

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Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques

I Completed Wash & Style Day in 90 Minutes!!! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

Greetings! The "Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends" Mini Hair Challenge officially started on June 15th. How are your regimen designs coming along? I have EXCELLENT news! I did it! I started and completed wash day in 90 minutes! I was shocked! Here's how I did it: Starting on an old flexirod set, I… Continue reading I Completed Wash & Style Day in 90 Minutes!!! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge] What Is Your New, Reasonable Yet Quite Concise Wash Day Duration Goal?

Greetings! This post is for those who will be participating in the "Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends" Mini Hair Challenge which is discussed in detail at this post : https://blossomingfitnatural.com/2018/06/01/the-reclaiming-my-time-reducing-my-split-ends-hair-challenge-2018/. The challenge starts on June 15, 2018. Please join any time! 😀 Challenge participants, hi! Please use the comments section of this post to answer… Continue reading [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge] What Is Your New, Reasonable Yet Quite Concise Wash Day Duration Goal?

Hair Challenge, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

You Are Invited: The “Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends” Mini Hair Challenge Starting June 15, 2018

NOTE: For your convenience, please view and/or download the Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Hair Challenge Form (pdf) and/or Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Hair Challenge Form (.docx) form that supports the hair challenge. Please feel free to modify the .docx as you see fit. Greetings! I hope this post finds you well!… Continue reading You Are Invited: The “Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends” Mini Hair Challenge Starting June 15, 2018

Diet, Drinks, Health

[Health] My Daily Turmeric and Collagen Bullet Green Tea Recipe

It's been a while since I posted regarding the fitness challenge. There are several reasons why. First, I've been in an "explore, trial, and assess" mode. I've been trialing the Keto diet, Paleo diet, and Atkins diet to see which works best for me. I didn't want to create a lot of posts about trialed… Continue reading [Health] My Daily Turmeric and Collagen Bullet Green Tea Recipe

Funny, Hair (general)

[Fun] If This Hair Journey Were a School, Would You Be a Student? Teacher? Other? And . . .

Greeings!  I hope this post finds you well! A while back someone on a hair forum created a thread entitled, "If This Hair Journey Were a School." She wrote: What kind of degree would you have? Would you be an A student, B student . . . Would you be a teacher or a student?… Continue reading [Fun] If This Hair Journey Were a School, Would You Be a Student? Teacher? Other? And . . .

Fun, Social, Recreation, Gratitude, Joy and Fun, Love, Relationships, Soul

[Social] Meetup Event, Soccer Game, Nail Salon Visit, and Tonight’s Line Dancing Meetup

Greetings! Here's an update regarding my shift away from digital social media to in-person, face-to-face social interaction. Recent events discussed in this post include a wondrous Meetup.com event at a spa (the massage was DIVINE), our little guy's soccer game (the weather was HEAVENLY), and a relaxing visit to my favoritest (yes favoritest) nail salon.… Continue reading [Social] Meetup Event, Soccer Game, Nail Salon Visit, and Tonight’s Line Dancing Meetup

Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Hair Length Checks, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

Length Check, Trim, and a New-to-me Salon

In my previous post, I discussed how I prepped for my semi-annual salon visit, and I mentioned that I would share the name of the new-to-me salon that I would be visiting. Well, yesterday I visited the salon and received services there, and it went swimmingly! Below I share length check photos from the visit,… Continue reading Length Check, Trim, and a New-to-me Salon

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Hair Length Checks, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

Before Tomorrow’s Rare Salon Visit: Wash Day to Prep for My Semi-Annual Flat Iron and Trim

I only visit the hair salon once or twice a year, when it's time to get my natural hair trimmed. I've had pretty bad experiences with stylists who claim to know how to handle natural hair only to rip through my hair instead of gently detangling it. Or with stylists who are very limited in… Continue reading Before Tomorrow’s Rare Salon Visit: Wash Day to Prep for My Semi-Annual Flat Iron and Trim

Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Staple Hair Care Supplies: Update, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #2

Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, foster mothers, aunties, surrogate mothers . . . to  ALL those in the role of mother whether a birth mother or not! Our beautifully imperfect work as mothers is invaluable, and I hope you know it! Continuing with my hair de-bulking mission, I completed attempt #2 at debulking my wash and go this… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #2