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]

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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), My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Saving Money

[Hair] Black Friday 2018 Haul: Shopping My Stash, NaturAll Club, Curl Origin, and Ebay

Greetings! I hope this post finds you well! Keeping Any Purchasing under Control Last post I discussed how I think and plan and write things down in order to guide any Black Friday hair-related purchasing I do. I explained that I do so in order to try to curb excessive, unnecessary spending . . .… Continue reading [Hair] Black Friday 2018 Haul: Shopping My Stash, NaturAll Club, Curl Origin, and Ebay

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

My Reviews of Hair Products, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

Present Hair Product and Tool Raves

I've been searching for staple and holy grail natural hair products for years, and I have to admit that sometimes I've been premature in my assessment. I've been too quick to declare "I'm done! I've found my staples. I won't be trialing anything else. I won't be changing up my techniques or regimen or products."… Continue reading Present Hair Product and Tool Raves

Hair (general)

New Product: DevaCurl Super Stretch Coconut Curl Elongator

DevaCurl has created a product that supposedly TRULY elongates and defines Type 4 hair. I know what you’re thinking: “I’ve heard it all before, Yvette! These products keep promising all this stuff, but none of these products actually help reduce shrinkage!!!” I feel ya! The product will be available around August 8th or 9th, if… Continue reading New Product: DevaCurl Super Stretch Coconut Curl Elongator

Hair (general), Hair Challenge

[Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Complete, Replicable Success and 5 Related Updates

Hi, all!   I have a few wonderful and very useful updates regarding the "de-bulking my wash and go" series. Aside: I do realize that I have TWO blog series going on at once: (1) the "de-bulking my wash and go" series and (2) the "reclaiming my time, reducing my split ends" series. Lol! My apologies!… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Complete, Replicable Success and 5 Related Updates

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, Hairstyles

4 Best Flat Twist Tutorials on Earth! (Well, That I Have Found on YouTube)

Having the ability to flat twist your own hair is invaluable! I couldn't do it at all . . . until I found four AMAZINGLY clear, easy-to-follow YouTube tutorials to mimic over and over until I got it! 😀 Here is a link to the 4 flat twist tutorials collected into one playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCH_VDkHMoRAbLfzfiVPtcQxOsZE2CvGm. Below… Continue reading 4 Best Flat Twist Tutorials on Earth! (Well, That I Have Found on YouTube)

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

46-minute Wash & Style Done! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]

Greetings, all!  How are your "Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends" regimen designs coming along? Yesterday I used mostly new-to-me products to complete wash-and-style day in 46 minutes . . . including detangling! (I did not do any deep conditioning or protein treating, though.) Still: 46 minutes, y'all!  Rah, rah, rah!!! Here's what I did:… Continue reading 46-minute Wash & Style Done! [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge]