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

Did I Meet My 2018 Hair Goals?

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?

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[Hair] Black Friday 2018 Haul: Shopping My Stash, NaturAll Club, Curl Origin, and Ebay

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

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46-minute Wash & Style Done! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

Greetings, all!  How are your "Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends" regimen designs coming along? Yesterday I used mostly new-to-me products to complete wash-and-style day in 46 minutes . . . including detangling! (I did not do any deep conditioning or protein treating, though.) Still: 46 minutes, y'all!  Rah, rah, rah!!! Here's what I did:… Continue reading 46-minute Wash & Style Done! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

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I Completed Wash & Style Day in 90 Minutes!!! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

Greetings! The "Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends" Mini Hair Challenge officially started on June 15th. How are your regimen designs coming along? I have EXCELLENT news! I did it! I started and completed wash day in 90 minutes! I was shocked! Here's how I did it: Starting on an old flexirod set, I… Continue reading I Completed Wash & Style Day in 90 Minutes!!! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge] What Is Your New, Reasonable Yet Quite Concise Wash Day Duration Goal?

Greetings! This post is for those who will be participating in the "Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends" Mini Hair Challenge which is discussed in detail at this post : https://blossomingfitnatural.com/2018/06/01/the-reclaiming-my-time-reducing-my-split-ends-hair-challenge-2018/. The challenge starts on June 15, 2018. Please join any time! 😀 Challenge participants, hi! Please use the comments section of this post to answer… Continue reading [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge] What Is Your New, Reasonable Yet Quite Concise Wash Day Duration Goal?

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[Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #2

Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, foster mothers, aunties, surrogate mothers . . . to  ALL those in the role of mother whether a birth mother or not! Our beautifully imperfect work as mothers is invaluable, and I hope you know it! Continuing with my hair de-bulking mission, I completed attempt #2 at debulking my wash and go this… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #2

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

[Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #1

As I explained in a previous post, I'm on a mission to de-bulk my wash and go, and I will be documenting my attempts and the results in a series of blog posts. This post documents attempt #1 which started out with some issues that I tried to turn around. The Desired Results (Pictures) These… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #1

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[Series] Mission Possible: Endeavoring to De-bulk My Natural Hair Wash and Go

Alright, family, I'm on a mission. A hair mission. I am going to find a way to get a de-bulked wash and go on my natural, dense, cottony hair. I know it's possible: I achieved it before, which is the reason I was able to create the post "Hair Gain #2: My Wash and Go… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: Endeavoring to De-bulk My Natural Hair Wash and Go

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Hair Gains #5 and #6: Shorter Wash Day; Reduced Tangles and Single Strand Knots

We've all seen the memes:   Yes, wash day can be involved. If I want to shorten wash day and reduce tangles and single strand knots (SSKs), the following tactics help tremendously. TACTIC #0: Don't Allow the Hair To Tangle in the First Place Wash day gets VERY long if my hair contains lots of… Continue reading Hair Gains #5 and #6: Shorter Wash Day; Reduced Tangles and Single Strand Knots

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Hair Gain #3: My Two-strand Twist Out MASTERED! The Process, the Tools, the Products

I have mastered my two-strand twist out. By mastered I mean that I have a method that produces replicable, pretty results that can last for days and that minimizes tangles. (Photos enlarge upon click and then the viewer can scroll through them.)   The Two-strand Twist Out for LENGTH RETENTION? What's significant about mastering my… Continue reading Hair Gain #3: My Two-strand Twist Out MASTERED! The Process, the Tools, the Products