My Reviews of Hair Products, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

Present Hair Product and Tool Raves

I've been searching for staple and holy grail natural hair products for years, and I have to admit that sometimes I've been premature in my assessment. I've been too quick to declare "I'm done! I've found my staples. I won't be trialing anything else. I won't be changing up my techniques or regimen or products."… Continue reading Present Hair Product and Tool Raves

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Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment

My (Planned) DIY Wash-and-Go “Elongator” Barrettes

So . . . before I figured out how to stretch my wash and go, I had decided to try to fashion my own DIY “elongators.” CWK’s “elongtors” productIt seems like the company CWK that used to produce the “elongators” is no longer selling them. On the product page here and here, the product has been listed as… Continue reading My (Planned) DIY Wash-and-Go “Elongator” Barrettes

Hair (general)

New Product: DevaCurl Super Stretch Coconut Curl Elongator

DevaCurl has created a product that supposedly TRULY elongates and defines Type 4 hair. I know what you’re thinking: “I’ve heard it all before, Yvette! These products keep promising all this stuff, but none of these products actually help reduce shrinkage!!!” I feel ya! The product will be available around August 8th or 9th, if… Continue reading New Product: DevaCurl Super Stretch Coconut Curl Elongator

Hair (general), Hair Challenge

[Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Complete, Replicable Success and 5 Related Updates

Hi, all!   I have a few wonderful and very useful updates regarding the "de-bulking my wash and go" series. Aside: I do realize that I have TWO blog series going on at once: (1) the "de-bulking my wash and go" series and (2) the "reclaiming my time, reducing my split ends" series. Lol! My apologies!… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Complete, Replicable Success and 5 Related Updates

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles

4 Best Flat Twist Tutorials on Earth! (Well, That I Have Found on YouTube)

Having the ability to flat twist your own hair is invaluable! I couldn't do it at all . . . until I found four AMAZINGLY clear, easy-to-follow YouTube tutorials to mimic over and over until I got it! 😀 Here is a link to the 4 flat twist tutorials collected into one playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCH_VDkHMoRAbLfzfiVPtcQxOsZE2CvGm. Below… Continue reading 4 Best Flat Twist Tutorials on Earth! (Well, That I Have Found on YouTube)

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]