Greetings, all! I hope this post finds you well. I don't post much as I have been very focused on coursework, career change activities, health and fitness, and caring for our little ones. I wanted to create a post today, however, because it's finally happened: I have found as perfect a wash day as I'm… Continue reading It’s Finally Happened: I Have Found My Perfect 4a/b Wash-and-Style Products and Method!
Category: Trialing Hair Product Combinations
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
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)
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
[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. 🙂 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. 🤦… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #2 in Photos: 0 (Zero) Fidelity to Products from My Regimen Plan (LOL!)
[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] 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
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]
My 1st Bentonite Clay Hair and Face Mask: Amazeballs!!!
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!!!
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?