Tag Archives: natural hair

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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Heed The Warnings

Hello Everyone! Just wanted to take a quick moment to mention that ESSENCE® magazine has a good article in the January 2013 edition titled ‘STOP HAIR LOSS!’. Most of us at this point are very familiar with many of the … Continue reading

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Hair Care Regimen

I’m finally getting around to recapping my typical hair care regimen: Shampoo – I alternate my shampoos based on what I plan to do to my hair on a particular day.  I alternate between a medicated shampoo, color-safe shampoo, regular … 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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Eczema and Other Skin Conditions

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have sought advice from dermatologists on my hair loss issues.  Last year prior to me finally deciding to go natural, a dermatologist prescribed a shampoo and foam corticosteroid to be applied to … Continue reading

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Wigs And Such – Guaranteed Results

A few months ago I interviewed for a new position. When I received the call letting me know that I was selected to interview, my first reaction was excitement. My next thought was…what will I do with my hair? I … 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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