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 for the weeks leading up to my salon visit to stop using oils and butters and unnatural gels and to wash my hair with Kinky Curly Come Clean. Once at the salon, the stylist transformed my hair from the look… Continue reading The Stylist’s Wash-and-Go versus My Wash-and-Go

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

[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. ūüôā 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. ūü§¶… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Wash-and-Style Day #2 in Photos: 0 (Zero) Fidelity to Products from My Regimen Plan (LOL!)

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, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Staple Hair Products: Update , Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[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

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Staple Hair Care Supplies: Update, My Staple Hair Products: Update , Trialing Hair Product Combinations

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]

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Reviews of Hair Products, My Staple Hair Products: Update , Trialing Hair Product Combinations, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

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!!!

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?

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: Update , 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