Category Archives: Transitioning Hairstyles

Way Too Much Work

I feel exhausted as I sit here and just think about having to re-twist my hair tonight.  The upkeep on the two strand twist hairstyle requires a lot of effort in my opinion.  As I’ve stated in the past, I … Continue reading

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The Visual Hair Journey

Hello Everyone!  I finally got around to posting a few pics of my transition from relaxed hair to natural hair (check out my ‘Photos’ page).  I have taken lots of pics along the way but never took the time to … Continue reading

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The Newness Has Worn Off

Hello Friends!  I’m back after a longer than expected break.  Things have been pretty busy for me the last few months so I just haven’t had a chance to take the time to write anything for my blog.  I started … Continue reading

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Make Sure Your Twists Are Dry

I decided to do two strand twists this evening after washing my hair. As I sat under the hooded dryer allowing them to dry, I remembered a very funny scenario that happened about a month or so ago. I did … Continue reading

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Maintaining Flat-Ironed Hair

Hi All! I’m back again to briefly talk about maintaining flat-ironed hair. Yesterday, a family member asked me ‘You don’t know what you want to do with your hair, do you sweetie?’ That was one of the nicest complements that … Continue reading

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The Blow Dryer Is My Friend

I’ve been meaning to post this quick note about blow-drying for type 4b/c hair. Based on my one year plus experience of transitioning from relaxed to natural hair, beginning my styling process with a good blowout really helps my styles. … Continue reading

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A Major Milestone With Flat Ironing

I had to share my good news.  I hit a major milestone this past weekend – I got my hair straight using the flat iron.  Take my word for it when I say this was no small feat.  I have … Continue reading

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Big Chop vs. Transition

I am 11 months post-relaxer and decided early on to tough it out not do the ‘big chop’.  For those of you not familiar with the terminology ‘big chop’, it the process of cutting off all relaxed hair/ends to return … Continue reading

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Setting Expectations

I’m back folks.  Looks like I’m going to be doing quarterly posts rather than daily or weekly LOL.  My posts haven’t been as frequent as I thought they would be.  I often have ideas for articles as I journey through … Continue reading

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Roller Sets and Pin Curls

After realizing around weeks 8 – 10 that two strand twist outs would not be the main go-to hairstyle for me for quite some time (see post titled ‘Two Strand Twists Too Soon’), I went back to the web to … Continue reading

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