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
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
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
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)
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]
Greetings! This post is for those who will be participating in the "Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends" Mini Hair Challenge which is discussed in detail at this post : https://blossomingfitnatural.com/2018/06/01/the-reclaiming-my-time-reducing-my-split-ends-hair-challenge-2018/. The challenge starts on June 15, 2018. Please join any time! 😀 Challenge participants, hi! Please use the comments section of this post to answer… Continue reading [Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge] What Is Your New, Reasonable Yet Quite Concise Wash Day Duration Goal?
NOTE: For your convenience, please view and/or download the Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Hair Challenge Form (pdf) and/or Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Hair Challenge Form (.docx) form that supports the hair challenge. Please feel free to modify the .docx as you see fit. Greetings! I hope this post finds you well!… Continue reading You Are Invited: The “Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends” Mini Hair Challenge Starting June 15, 2018
Greeings! I hope this post finds you well! A while back someone on a hair forum created a thread entitled, "If This Hair Journey Were a School." She wrote: What kind of degree would you have? Would you be an A student, B student . . . Would you be a teacher or a student?… Continue reading [Fun] If This Hair Journey Were a School, Would You Be a Student? Teacher? Other? And . . .
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
I only visit the hair salon once or twice a year, when it's time to get my natural hair trimmed. I've had pretty bad experiences with stylists who claim to know how to handle natural hair only to rip through my hair instead of gently detangling it. Or with stylists who are very limited in… Continue reading Before Tomorrow’s Rare Salon Visit: Wash Day to Prep for My Semi-Annual Flat Iron and Trim