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]
I wasn't planning on blogging about this, but yesterday I made my first ever bentonite clay mask and applied it to both my hair and my face. You guys! HOW have I been sleeping on bentonite clay masks?!?? That thing was all-around AMAZEBALLS! I know what you're thinking: "Was it, Yvette, was it really 'amazeballs?'… Continue reading My 1st Bentonite Clay Hair and Face Mask: Amazeballs!!!
Greetings! Earlier this year I created a thread at the hair forum to which I belonged. The thread was entitled "2018 Hair Goals." In the thread-starting post, I posted the prompt "What are your hair-related goals for this upcoming year?" along with a list of different types of hair-related goals that folks might have. Here… Continue reading Did I Meet My 2018 Hair Goals?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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