Hair Challenge, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment

Hair Tool Review: Kent 16t Extra Large, Course and Fine Toothed, Seamless Comb

After reading about the damage that non-seamless combs do to hair -- especially fragile hair types like mine -- and after watching two Green Beauty YouTube channel videos (this video and this video in particular), I felt the urge to invest in a nice, seamless comb to reduce mechanical damage to my hair. The first… Continue reading Hair Tool Review: Kent 16t Extra Large, Course and Fine Toothed, Seamless Comb

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Diet, My Reviews of Food and Recipes

Food Review: Patty’s Pie, Krave, Paleo Frozen Dinner, Luvo Frozen Dinner, Abs Diet Guac & Tuna, and Abs Diet Oatmeal Mix

Do you remember that Pattie LaBelle sweet potato pie CRAZE that happened a while back? It was crazy, right?!?? I mean, there was some guy who made a YouTube video, singin' about Pattie's pies . . . and he got semi-famous and paid or something. And it was near impossible to get one of the… Continue reading Food Review: Patty’s Pie, Krave, Paleo Frozen Dinner, Luvo Frozen Dinner, Abs Diet Guac & Tuna, and Abs Diet Oatmeal Mix

Events, Joy and Fun, Love, Music, Relationships

10th Anniversary Hair, Dinner, Dessert, and Music

On November 9th, my husband and I celebrated our 10th anniversary. We will take a special vacation this summer. On the 9th, however, we decided to do a little something: We dressed up, ate at a burger place we'd been curious about, ordered some of our favorite gourmet desserts, and basked in new, good music.… Continue reading 10th Anniversary Hair, Dinner, Dessert, and Music

Exercise, Fitness Challenge

Exercising: Reflections Thus Far

By far the most fun exercising I've done to date is exercising spontaneously with the boys. Recently this was Light Saber exercising with the oldest and leg lifting with the youngest (see videos below). Fun, natural exercising/play with the oldest (great for cardio!): https://youtu.be/1lhY9RToAcg Fun play with the youngest: https://youtu.be/eEb6DH9olIY Thus far exercising in general… Continue reading Exercising: Reflections Thus Far

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2016 Black Friday Face, Body, and Hair Care Purchasing Wish List

Each year on-the-ground and online vendors run all sorts of sales on Black Friday. What's on your Black Friday face, body, and hair care wish list for 2016? My 2016 Black Friday Face Care Products Wish List The only face care product on my 2016 Black Friday Wish List is Etsy's JLexiLLC's Face Lift in a… Continue reading 2016 Black Friday Face, Body, and Hair Care Purchasing Wish List

Hairstyles, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques

The Importance of Easy, Stretched, Everyday Hair and Protein-Moisture Balance

Later in this post: Greenhouse Beauty's video about the importance of stretching natural hair My Scheduled Hair Relaxer? But, Why? A few weeks ago I made an appointment at Lenoir Salons in Dallas, Texas to get my natural hair relaxed (chemically straightened). It's amazing to me that after THREE YEARS of working hard to transition… Continue reading The Importance of Easy, Stretched, Everyday Hair and Protein-Moisture Balance

My Reviews of Hair Products, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

Review: Jakeala Hair Products for the Max Hydration Method (Oh, wow!!!)

About the Max Hydration Method (Briefly) I became re-interested in doing the max hydration method (MHM) when a LongHairCareForum.com member advised me that for her, the MHM makes her hair more resistant to tangling and knots. Sounds good to me! 😀 The max hydration method is a series of hair care steps designed to allow… Continue reading Review: Jakeala Hair Products for the Max Hydration Method (Oh, wow!!!)

Hairstyles, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, Time Management

Review: SLAP (Satin-lined Cap)

This morning it took me 3 minutes to get completely presentable and ready to drive my oldest to his grandparents' so they could drop him off at school: I rolled out of bed, covered my unstarted hairstyle with my SLAP, washed my face, and put on my favorite neutral lipstick--Revlon's Iced Mocha. When I returned to… Continue reading Review: SLAP (Satin-lined Cap)