[Hair; Diet] Still Trying to Remedy This New Rough-Hair Feeling: ACV Rinse and Using Jakeala and Soultanicals Products

Phew! Challenging hair weekend! On the other hand, food/eating has been awesome. Pictures to go along with the details below are above in the slideshow. The Issue Ever since the salon trim in November, my hair has felt super rough, like it's made of something different than it was before. I have DC'd, done protein … Continue reading [Hair; Diet] Still Trying to Remedy This New Rough-Hair Feeling: ACV Rinse and Using Jakeala and Soultanicals Products

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[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] 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

[Face; Hair; Spirit/Soul] Crochet Hair, Japanese Konjac Sponge, Bulkapothecary.com, and Some Great Messages

Introduction What hair do you like to wear for your crochet hair installs? Yesterday I selected which synthetic crochet hair I will wear. Additionally, I purchased a few Japanese Konjac facial sponges and created a mock Bulkapothecary.com cart (to make LavishlyNatural.com's Fenugreek Hair Smoothie). Details below. 🙂 My Chosen Synthetic Hair This Time Around I've … Continue reading [Face; Hair; Spirit/Soul] Crochet Hair, Japanese Konjac Sponge, Bulkapothecary.com, and Some Great Messages

[Hair] Conflicting Hair Goals, Be Gone!

Today I had more hair breakage! Phew! (Pictures of today's hair are at the end of this post). I was able to stay calmer than usual, for reasons discussed below. My hair care and styling today did inspire thoughts and this post, though! 🙂 So, Are You a Thriver, Maintainer, Striver, or Neither? Kim Love … Continue reading [Hair] Conflicting Hair Goals, Be Gone!

[Hair Health; Hairstyle; Product Combinations] Post-trim Hair Challenges Continue!

Greetings! I hope this post finds you well! So, I'm still having challenges dealing with my post-trim hair. My hair seems to be . . . weaker? Brittler? It definitely breaks more easily, despite my applying a protein treatment a week or so ago. Also, it feels rougher. In this post I share what I've … Continue reading [Hair Health; Hairstyle; Product Combinations] Post-trim Hair Challenges Continue!

[Recipe/Food] Easy Banana Pudding, Recipe by DivasCanCook

How was your Thanksgiving? This year I was blessed to be in Texas, surrounded by family and friends and GREAT cooks. Accordingly 🙂 , my only contribution was a banana pudding. I got the recipe from the popular site Divas Can Cook. Monique, the site's creator, has a banana pudding recipe that is simple yet … Continue reading [Recipe/Food] Easy Banana Pudding, Recipe by DivasCanCook

[Hair]Post-trim Hairstyle: High Puff

As I mentioned in an earlier post, with the recent trim I can no longer ponytail my hair. As a result, over the Thanksgiving Holiday I wore my high in a high puff. According to family members' opinions, it looks okay on me, but not as flattering as my other styles (low-hanging ponytail, elongated wash-and-go). For now … Continue reading [Hair]Post-trim Hairstyle: High Puff

[Hair/Soul/Spirit] “Keep Your Crown” (Oh, the Irony!)

This past Thursday I got my hair trimmed, as I discussed here, and I'm a little sad about it, for reasons discussed below. Ironically, the uplifting message that has had me deeply positive and God-confident of late is entitled "Keep Your Crown." (To hear the message at no cost, please visit this page and enter … Continue reading [Hair/Soul/Spirit] “Keep Your Crown” (Oh, the Irony!)

[Food/Recipe/Diet] Abs Diet Burger

The two food plans I'm blending -- The Abs Diet eating plan and The Paleo / Whole30 eating plan -- are not compatible. I recognize that. 😉 I have done both of them at separate times and appreciate the logic behind and the results achieved from both. Some of the things I like about the … Continue reading [Food/Recipe/Diet] Abs Diet Burger