Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

My Revair Review and How I Trim and Blow Dry My Hair

Greetings! I hope this post finds you and yours well. I was asked a few questions in response to my post before last, and below are my answers to those questions. Please let me know if you have further questions . . . or tips or suggestions. 😀 Blessings! Question #1: What Is My Review… Continue reading My Revair Review and How I Trim and Blow Dry My Hair

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Reviews of Hair Products, My Staple Hair Products: Update 

YouTube Challenge “If You Could Only Keep 10 Hair Products Total”

Could you "survive" if you could only keep 10 hair products total? I soooooo could, LOL. Easily. 😀 After viewing Achia's video response to the "If I Could Only Keep 10 Hair Products Total" challenge (embedded below), I created my own video response. I share it below, along with photos showing my selections. So what… Continue reading YouTube Challenge “If You Could Only Keep 10 Hair Products Total”

Diet, Exercise, Fitness Challenge, Health, Informational Resources, My Reviews of Food and Recipes, The 5-Year Challenge, Updates, Vitamins

Fitness Challenge Update in Photos

I hardly blog on the topic, but over the last year or so I've put in a LOT of work in the area of fitness and health. A lot. Below is a photo-laden update on how I'm faring on the fitness challenge. Keeping in line with my goal to create posts that readers can relatively… Continue reading Fitness Challenge Update in Photos

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, Measuring Progress, My Hair Length Checks, The 5-Year Challenge, Updates

Hair Goal Status: DIY Length Check and Silk Press during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Greetings! I hope this post finds you well. A couple of days ago the boys spent the night away from the house, and hubby decided that that would be a GREAT time for me to straighten my hair and see how much of it I had now. I was a little reluctant: I hadn't had… Continue reading Hair Goal Status: DIY Length Check and Silk Press during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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COVID-19 Update: Helpful Shares, Health, Spiritual Reads, and Hair

Greetings! I hope this post finds you and yours well! ❤ It's been awhile since I posted. Since my last post, boy has much transpired. The world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the United States is dealing with the tragedy and after effects of the race-related deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Arbery, George… Continue reading COVID-19 Update: Helpful Shares, Health, Spiritual Reads, and Hair

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, My Staple Hair Care Supplies: Update, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[Hair] 2019 Favorites: The 1 Best New Thing I Tried This Year (Part 1 of 5)

Did you gain any NEW-TO-YOU hair-related favorites this year? Any . . . . . . favorite tools and accessories? . . . favorite techniques?. . . favorite products? . . . favorite product COMBINATIONS? Please share your 2019 favorites in the comments. I'd love to learn about them. 😀 I myself tried quite a… Continue reading [Hair] 2019 Favorites: The 1 Best New Thing I Tried This Year (Part 1 of 5)

Diet, Fitness Challenge, Health, My Reviews of Food and Recipes, Saving Money

“Nice Cream” Recipe: Vegan, 3 Ingredients

Greetings! For the last several months I have been prioritizing the health and fitness component of the 5-year challenge (the subject of this blog). I'm happy to report that I am no longer prehypertensive! Yes, I did it! ❤ I obtained a healthy blood pressure by eating vegan 5 days a week. It took awhile,… Continue reading “Nice Cream” Recipe: Vegan, 3 Ingredients

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, Trialing Hair Product Combinations, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

The Stylist’s Wash-and-Go versus My Wash-and-Go

For my last salon visit, the stylist asked me to detox my hair -- specifically for the weeks leading up to my salon visit to stop using oils and butters and unnatural gels and to wash my hair with Kinky Curly Come Clean. Once at the salon, the stylist transformed my hair from the look… Continue reading The Stylist’s Wash-and-Go versus My Wash-and-Go

Career, Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Informational Resources, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, Spirit, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen, Working in My Current Field

Update: Spirit, Career, Hair

Hi, all! I started a new job, and I have just NOT been able to post. I love the job (teaching math online), but between doing it, seeing my in-person math students, and running the house . . . I'm running! Also, hubby and I have been attending a new class on Tuesdays. It is… Continue reading Update: Spirit, Career, Hair

Hair (general), Hair Challenge

[FREE MS WORD FORM] PREPARING FOR YOUR NEXT HAIR SALON VISIT; AVOIDING A TRAGIC VISIT

Note: This post includes a free, editable MS Word form/download: https://blossomingfitnatural.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/form-preparing-for-my-next-salon-visit-1.docx Greetings! How are you? I hope this post finds you and yours well. 🙂 Before my visit last week to a new-to-me stylist and salon, I was feeling nervous about my upcoming hair-shaping appointment. My feelings ramped up a bit when one of my… Continue reading [FREE MS WORD FORM] PREPARING FOR YOUR NEXT HAIR SALON VISIT; AVOIDING A TRAGIC VISIT