Fun, Social, Recreation, Gratitude, Hair (general), Informational Resources, Joy and Fun, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Saving Money, Soul, Spirit, Stewardship, Time Management, Trialing Hair Product Combinations, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

Black Friday Hair & Other: Wish Lists, Recent Purchases, Tweaks to My Hair Regimen, and More

Greetings, all! How was your holiday? I hope you and your loved ones had a safe, enjoyable time. ❤ Our immediate family decided not to meet up in the large, multi-family gatherings we usually have. Instead, each of our families celebrated separately and checked in with one another. Different, but we all still knew we… Continue reading Black Friday Hair & Other: Wish Lists, Recent Purchases, Tweaks to My Hair Regimen, and More

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Twist Out in Red (Curlsmith’s Temporary Hair Color)

Greetings! This is my first time ever playing with hair color, and this was fun! I purchased the hair color -- Curlsmith's hair makeup in the color ruby -- from Ulta. Have you ever colored your hair? What was your experience? The two videos at the end of this post express my same feelings about… Continue reading Twist Out in Red (Curlsmith’s Temporary Hair Color)

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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

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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”

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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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[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)

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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, she wanted me to stop using oils and butters and unnatural gels and to wash my hair with Kinky Curly Come Clean. I was to do this for the few weeks leading up to my visit with her at the salon.… Continue reading The Stylist’s Wash-and-Go versus My Wash-and-Go

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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

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[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

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[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