Did you gain any NEW-TO-YOU hair-related favorites this year? Any . . . . . . favorite tools and accessories? . . . favorite techniques?. . . favorite products? . . . favorite product COMBINATIONS? Please share your 2019 favorites in the comments. I'd love to learn about them. 😀 I myself tried quite a… Continue reading [Hair] 2019 Favorites: The 1 Best New Thing I Tried This Year (Part 1 of 5)
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
Hi, all! I started a new job, and I have just NOT been able to post. I love the job (teaching math online), but between doing it, seeing my in-person math students, and running the house . . . I'm running! Also, hubby and I have been attending a new class on Tuesdays. It is… Continue reading Update: Spirit, Career, Hair
Note: This post includes a free, editable MS Word form/download: https://blossomingfitnatural.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/form-preparing-for-my-next-salon-visit-1.docx Greetings! How are you? I hope this post finds you and yours well. 🙂 Before my visit last week to a new-to-me stylist and salon, I was feeling nervous about my upcoming hair-shaping appointment. My feelings ramped up a bit when one of my… Continue reading [FREE MS WORD FORM] PREPARING FOR YOUR NEXT HAIR SALON VISIT; AVOIDING A TRAGIC VISIT
Table of Contents IntroductionWhat Exactly Is Prepooing?Why Do People Prepoo? (Is Hygral Fatigue Real, Though???)Why and How I PrepooProducts and Tools I Use for PrepooingSteps to My Prepoo MethodThe Oft-forgotten Component: Managing Subliminal Messages and Emotions about "SHOULD's" on Wash-and-Style DayClosing Introduction This week Achia, host of the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge, shared why… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Defining the What, Why, and How of Prepooing to Set Yourself Up for a Breezy Wash-and-Style Day
Achia, host of the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge (which runs from May 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019), sent participants assignment #2 (please see below). I thought the assignment was different, unique, and actually pretty effective! I enjoyed completing it, and honestly every time I look at the goal hair that I drew, I… Continue reading [ALove4Me EHGC] Assignment #2: Visualize the Goal
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!
Greetings! Thanks so much for visiting this blog! Below I go into great detail about the regimen steps, products, and tools I've chosen in order to participate in the ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge. The reason I thought so deeply about this: As I discussed in the previous post, I might be losing a significant… Continue reading [ALove4Me Extreme Hair Growth Challenge] My Planned Regimen
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
NOTE: Please enjoy the photo slide show at the end of this post. Greetings! 😀 I hope this post finds you well! ❤ So it's been about 5 months since I last posted. I can hardly believe that much time has passed! The reason for my absence is that I've been ON IT regarding each… Continue reading CHECKING IN AFTER A LONG HIATUS!