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]

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Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends Mini Hair Challenge] What Is Your New, Reasonable Yet Quite Concise Wash Day Duration Goal?

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?

Hair Challenge, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

You Are Invited: The “Reclaiming My Time, Reducing My Split Ends” Mini Hair Challenge Starting June 15, 2018

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

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[Fun] If This Hair Journey Were a School, Would You Be a Student? Teacher? Other? And . . .

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 . . .

Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Hair Length Checks, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

Length Check, Trim, and a New-to-me Salon

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

Hair (general), Hair Challenge, My Hair Length Checks, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

Before Tomorrow’s Rare Salon Visit: Wash Day to Prep for My Semi-Annual Flat Iron and Trim

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

Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, My Staple Hair Care Supplies: Update, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #2

Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, foster mothers, aunties, surrogate mothers . . . to  ALL those in the role of mother whether a birth mother or not! Our beautifully imperfect work as mothers is invaluable, and I hope you know it! Continuing with my hair de-bulking mission, I completed attempt #2 at debulking my wash and go this… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #2

Hair Challenge, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Trialing Hair Product Combinations

[Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #1

As I explained in a previous post, I'm on a mission to de-bulk my wash and go, and I will be documenting my attempts and the results in a series of blog posts. This post documents attempt #1 which started out with some issues that I tried to turn around. The Desired Results (Pictures) These… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: De-bulking My Wash and Go | Attempt #1

Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, My Evolving Hair Care and Styling Techniques, Tweaks toward Nailing My Regimen

[Series] Mission Possible: Endeavoring to De-bulk My Natural Hair Wash and Go

Alright, family, I'm on a mission. A hair mission. I am going to find a way to get a de-bulked wash and go on my natural, dense, cottony hair. I know it's possible: I achieved it before, which is the reason I was able to create the post "Hair Gain #2: My Wash and Go… Continue reading [Series] Mission Possible: Endeavoring to De-bulk My Natural Hair Wash and Go

Hair (general)

Toxicity in Black Women’s Hair Products, BSS Hair Event, and Latest Hair Product Purchases

In order to be a support, I try to always purchase my hair products from black-owned beauty supply stores or directly from the product owner/creator. Today I found myself in a non-black-owned beauty supply store. This is because yesterday Google showed me a Twitter post (or was it a Facebook or Instagram post?) announcing that… Continue reading Toxicity in Black Women’s Hair Products, BSS Hair Event, and Latest Hair Product Purchases