Update: September 2017 Hair Length Check, Regimen, and Products

Greetings! It's been awhile since I've posted, so I'll just dive right in with an update on my hair (length, regimen, and products). In my next blog posts, I plan to discuss: my diet (I'm now eating pesco-vegan and loving it), my prep for an October 5K run, my recent spiritual growth, and what I've … Continue reading Update: September 2017 Hair Length Check, Regimen, and Products

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New, Interim Blog: myhairgrowthstudyexperience.wordpress.com

Greetings! I hope this message finds you well! While I am participating in Abena's independent hair growth study for the next year, I will be blogging at a dedicated blog: https://myhairgrowthstudyexperience.wordpress.com. Once the hair growth study is complete, I will commence blogging here, at The Blossoming, Fit Natural. Thank you, and as always, many blessings!

Hair Study: I’ve Joined Abena’s (EmbraceNaturalBeauty) Hair Study

Greetings! I've got news! I've joined Abena's Hair Study. I'm so excited! Abena is a holistic trichologist, licensed cosmetologist, and an advanced DevaChan stylist. She has her own successful hair salon in New York which receives rave reviews on styleseat. Abena produces the YouTube channel EmbraceNaturalBeauty. She also produces great perisocopes and maintains a wonderful … Continue reading Hair Study: I’ve Joined Abena’s (EmbraceNaturalBeauty) Hair Study

Update, Part 1: 2017 1st Quarter Product Discoveries!

I feel that in 2016 I spent too much time, energy, and funds on trialing various hair products. My intentions were pure: I was struggling with dry hair and severe tangling and was searching for a remedy. Regardless, I was determined to avoid spending a lot of time, energy, and funds on hair products in … Continue reading Update, Part 1: 2017 1st Quarter Product Discoveries!

Trial April 2017 Hair Care Regimen: New Styles, New Products

Greetings! It's been awhile since I've posted, but I've had good reasons (which I will share in my next blog post!). With this blog post I share what I'll be doing with my hair for the month of April 2017. Products I spent the first quarter of 2017 trialing well-reviewed products with ingredients that I've … Continue reading Trial April 2017 Hair Care Regimen: New Styles, New Products

[Diet/Food/Health] A Lovely, Convenient Breakfast: Paleo-Compliant Maximum Vibrance Smoothie

For 2017, I've decided to follow the Paleo eating plan instead of trying to follow a hybrid Paleo / Abs Diet eating plan. My aim is to largely have smoothies for breakfast. I found a Paleo-compliant smoothie here that looks great: http://greensuperfoods.us/savory-sweet-maximus/. I will try this very soon and give you my review. 😀 Ingredients:  … Continue reading [Diet/Food/Health] A Lovely, Convenient Breakfast: Paleo-Compliant Maximum Vibrance Smoothie

My First African Threading

I did my first African threading! Method: I had given my styling products (SM CES, CRN Curl Maker, and DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel) away to my sister-in-law for my niecy while here on vacation in Atlanta. Eek! Soooooo . . . for moisturizing, sealing, and styling, I applied Soultanicals Hair Glide and Soultanicals Knot Dressing … Continue reading My First African Threading

[Hair] 2016 Year in Review Revisited, Revised (LHCF Thread)

Below are my second-pass responses to the questions in the Longhaircareforum.com thread "Hair Plans for 2017 "What Did You Learn in 2016." What did you learn about your hair this year? Too much to list, but some of the major things are that: MOISTURIZING: I learned that my hair can get and stay moisturized: The … Continue reading [Hair] 2016 Year in Review Revisited, Revised (LHCF Thread)