Hair (general), Hairstyles, My Reviews of Hair Products, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[Hair Setback] The Reason, the Recovery, the BOMB BRIST OUT

So What Happened?!?? A few posts back, I blogged -- no RAVED -- about my results from having transformed a failed wash and go into a twist out. Well, as the days of my wearing the twist out wore on, my hair started to feel more and more dried out. It finally go to the… Continue reading [Hair Setback] The Reason, the Recovery, the BOMB BRIST OUT

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Hair (general), My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Saving Money

[Hair] Black Friday 2018 Haul: Shopping My Stash, NaturAll Club, Curl Origin, and Ebay

Greetings! I hope this post finds you well! Keeping Any Purchasing under Control Last post I discussed how I think and plan and write things down in order to guide any Black Friday hair-related purchasing I do. I explained that I do so in order to try to curb excessive, unnecessary spending . . .… Continue reading [Hair] Black Friday 2018 Haul: Shopping My Stash, NaturAll Club, Curl Origin, and Ebay

Hair (general), My Staple Hair Care Supplies: Update, My Staple Hair Products: Update 

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2018 Prep: Reflecting about Hair Products So As to Purchase Wisely and Strategically

As you might know, retailers run all sorts of sales on just about everything on the Friday and Monday after Thanksgiving, respectively known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Hair product and hair tool vendors are no exception. Accordingly, with this blog post I evaluate the hair products and tools that I really like and… Continue reading Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2018 Prep: Reflecting about Hair Products So As to Purchase Wisely and Strategically

Hairstyles, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

OMG, My Twist Out!

You guys, I don't think I have EVER felt my natural hair the way I've been feeling it this week!!! And everywhere I go, I have been getting exuberant compliments and huge, positive reactions -- even congratulatory reactions -- to my hair.  What's the DIFFERENCE, you ask? I don't know, you guys! It's SOMETHING about… Continue reading OMG, My Twist Out!

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Staple Hair Products: Update , Trialing Hair Product Combinations

Update: Career; Hair Product Staples

Greetings! It's been a loooooong time since I've posted any sort of update. I hope you and yours have been well in the interim. Career I've been concentrating a lot on my tutoring business. Word of mouth has brought me new clients, and it's been good and exciting! Each of my clients is doing very,… Continue reading Update: Career; Hair Product Staples

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

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)