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

Length Check at Pressed Roots Salon in Dallas (5 Stars)

I finally broke down and went to the salon. šŸ¤¦ I'll be glad when we move beyond COVID. I went to Pressed Roots in Dallas. Bree and Niecy were my stylist and shampoooist, respectively. 5 stars. ā­ā­ā­ā­ā­ They know Type 4 hair, they are professional, they are clean, they are fast, they are knowledgeable, and… Continue reading Length Check at Pressed Roots Salon in Dallas (5 Stars)

Fun, Social, Recreation, Hair (general), Hairstyles, Joy and Fun, My Reviews of Hair Products, Soul, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

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)

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

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, 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

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), Hairstyles, My Reviews of Hair Products, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[Hair Setback] The Reason, the Recovery, the BOMB BRIST OUT

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

Hairstyles, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

OMG, My Twist Out!

You guys, I don't think I have EVER felt my natural hair the way I've been feeling it this week!!! And everywhere I go, I have been getting exuberant compliments and huge, positive reactions -- even congratulatory reactions -- to my hair.  What's the DIFFERENCE, you ask? I don't know, you guys! It's SOMETHING about… Continue reading OMG, My Twist Out!

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Staple Hair Products: UpdateĀ , Trialing Hair Product Combinations

Update: Career; Hair Product Staples

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

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment

My (Planned) DIY Wash-and-Go “Elongator” Barrettes

So . . . before I figured out how to stretch my wash and go, I had decided to try to fashion my own DIY ā€œelongators.ā€ CWKā€™s ā€œelongtorsā€ productIt seems like the company CWK that used to produce the ā€œelongatorsā€ is no longer selling them. On the product pageĀ hereĀ andĀ here, the product has been listed as… Continue reading My (Planned) DIY Wash-and-Go “Elongator” Barrettes