Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Hair Length Checks, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

Length Check, Trim, and a New-to-me Salon

In my previous post, I discussed how I prepped for my semi-annual salon visit, and I mentioned that I would share the name of the new-to-me salon that I would be visiting. Well, yesterday I visited the salon and received services there, and it went swimmingly! Below I share length check photos from the visit,… Continue reading Length Check, Trim, and a New-to-me Salon

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

[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

My Reviews of Hair Products, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

Update: RoyalHerbalOrganics and NaturesEgo Fermented Rice Water Products

Product trialing update: Yesterday I again used the RoyalHerbalOrganics no poo and conditioner on my scalp and strands. I posted my initial impression of the RoyalHerbalOrganics hair product line a few days ago in this post: https://blossomingfitnatural.com/2018/04/25/brand-review-royalherbalorganics-fermented-rice-water-products-etsy-com/. In my first post about these products, I mentioned that I had not attempted to detangle with either the… Continue reading Update: RoyalHerbalOrganics and NaturesEgo Fermented Rice Water Products

Hair Challenge, My Reviews of Hair Products, My Staple Hair Products: Update , Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

Hair Gain #4: New Holy Grail Hair Products and Tools Identified!

Greetings! In this post, I discuss the 5 (yes, 5!) holy grail hair products/tools that I have discovered so far in my natural hair journey. When useful, I compare and contrast them to other like products and share video or photos. The HG products/tools are: Bronner Brothers Firm Hold Curling Gel, KareCo Tangle Buster Brush,… Continue reading Hair Gain #4: New Holy Grail Hair Products and Tools Identified!

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

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

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

Trial April 2017 Hair Care Regimen: New Styles, New Products

Greetings! It's been awhile since I've posted, but I've had good reasons (which I will share in my next blog post!). With this blog post I share what I'll be doing with my hair for the month of April 2017. Products I spent the first quarter of 2017 trialing well-reviewed products with ingredients that I've… Continue reading Trial April 2017 Hair Care Regimen: New Styles, New Products

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

My First African Threading

I did my first African threading!   Method: I had given my styling products (SM CES, CRN Curl Maker, and DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel) away to my sister-in-law for my niecy while here on vacation in Atlanta. Eek!Soooooo . . . for moisturizing, sealing, and styling, I applied Soultanicals Hair Glide and Soultanicals Knot Dressing… Continue reading My First African Threading

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

[Hair] 2016 Year in Review Revisited, Revised (LHCF Thread)

Below are my second-pass responses to the questions in the Longhaircareforum.com thread "Hair Plans for 2017 "What Did You Learn in 2016." What did you learn about your hair this year? Too much to list, but some of the major things are that: MOISTURIZING: I learned that my hair can get and stay moisturized: The… Continue reading [Hair] 2016 Year in Review Revisited, Revised (LHCF Thread)

Hair Challenge, Trialing Hair Product Combinations, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[Hair] Received: Black Friday Hair Product Haul from Jakeala on Etsy.com

My Black Friday hair product haul, which I ordered from Jakeala on Etsy.com, arrived today! These are the Jakeala products I ordered (slideshow commences and photos enlarges upon click): The cowash bar smells divine!!! Best hair product I've ever smelled!!! The Peach Hair Milk is right behind it. Smells WONDERFUL! I have yet to open… Continue reading [Hair] Received: Black Friday Hair Product Haul from Jakeala on Etsy.com

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

[Hair] LHCF’s Year In Review Thread

Greetings! I hope this post finds you well. I've been trying to write and finish a post discussing a new recipe, my breaking of a major "hair rule," etc. But my photos won't upload, though! So in the meanwhile, I've decided to think through and document my answers to questions posed in a new LongHairCareForum.com… Continue reading [Hair] LHCF’s Year In Review Thread