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. šŸ™‚ 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

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Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques

[ALove4Me EHGC] Defining the What, Why, and How of Prepooing to Set Yourself Up for a Breezy Wash-and-Style Day

Table of Contents IntroductionWhat Exactly Is Prepooing?Why Do People Prepoo? (Is Hygral Fatigue Real, Though???)Why and How I PrepooProducts and Tools I Use for PrepooingSteps to My Prepoo MethodThe Oft-forgotten Component: Managing Subliminal Messages and Emotions about "SHOULD's" on Wash-and-Style DayClosing Introduction This week Achia, host of the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge, shared why… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Defining the What, Why, and How of Prepooing to Set Yourself Up for a Breezy Wash-and-Style Day

Emotions and Thought Life, Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Role Models and Inspiration

[ALove4Me EHGC] Assignment #2: Visualize the Goal

Achia, host of the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge (which runs from May 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019), sent participants assignment #2 (please see below). I thought the assignment was different, unique, and actually pretty effective! I enjoyed completing it, and honestly every time I look at the goal hair that I drew, I… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Assignment #2: Visualize the Goal

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #2 in Photos: 0 (Zero) Fidelity to Products from My Regimen Plan (LOL!)

Greetings, all! I hope this short post finds you and yours well. šŸ™‚ Well, I completed wash day #2 of the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge a day early because that was best, given how busy work is this week. And somehow I ended up using not one single product from my regimen plan. šŸ¤¦… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #2 in Photos: 0 (Zero) Fidelity to Products from My Regimen Plan (LOL!)

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #1 in Photos: Trying out the Regimen!

Post summary: The regimen was doable! My twist out looked decent given that I wasn't "able" to use a cream or butter (I explain why later in this post). However . . . . . . I had to wash out the twist out within a few hours (explanation below). I wore a wig when… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #1 in Photos: Trying out the Regimen!

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge] My Planned Regimen

Greetings! Thanks so much for visiting this blog! Below I go into great detail about the regimen steps, products, and tools I've chosen in order to participate in the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge. The reason I thought so deeply about this: As I discussed in the previous post, I might be losing a significant… Continue reading [ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge] My Planned Regimen

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Hair Length Checks, Updates

[Hair] My Hair’s Current State and My Exciting, Pending Visit to a New Salon

Greetings! Below is an update regarding my hair's length and health. It's grown, but I'm thinking I might need a serious trim, if not a cut. Details are below. NOTE: In my NEXT TWO, PHOTO-HEAVY POSTS, I will share (1) the regimen I designed for participating in the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge and (2)… Continue reading [Hair] My Hair’s Current State and My Exciting, Pending Visit to a New Salon

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Staple Hair Products: UpdateĀ , Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[Hair] This Tactic SUPER DUPER BOOSTED the Performance of Shea Moisture’s Manuka Honey Masque on My Hair

Hi! I hope this post finds you well! Please click here to jump STRAIGHT to the section of this post where I share how I boosted the performance of the Shea Moisture Manuka Honey masque on my hair. Why Have I Had Such a Hard Time Finding an Awesome Deep Conditioner? Anyone else have this… Continue reading [Hair] This Tactic SUPER DUPER BOOSTED the Performance of Shea Moisture’s Manuka Honey Masque on My Hair

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Staple Hair Products: UpdateĀ , Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

2019 Hair Goals

Greetings! It's time to document my hair goals again. What about you? What 2019 hair-related goals do you have? Setting A Doable, Prioritized Amount of Hair-Related Goals Brist out using Jakeala Shiloh Hair Balm from Etsy.com I feel that in the past I've been overly ambitious and have set too many yearly hair goals. To… Continue reading 2019 Hair Goals

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Staple Hair Care Supplies: Update, My Staple Hair Products: UpdateĀ , Trialing Hair Product Combinations

My Personal 2019 “Low Buy” Rules [Hair]

Greetings! I'm preparing for my annual, end-of-the-year extended holiday. In doing so, I just put my hand on EVERY PRODUCT AND TOOL that I still have since I went natural in 2014. That's everything purchased over about a 5-year span that I still have, and I hardly ever throw anything away. You guys! Even though… Continue reading My Personal 2019 “Low Buy” Rules [Hair]