Tag Archives: type 4 hair

Not Too Bad

Hi Folks! I wanted to share my recent success story with natural hair and hopefully provide a few words of encouragement. I attended a gala a few weeks ago. As usual, hair was one of the first thoughts that came … Continue reading

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Rediscovery

Greetings All! I wanted to take a few minutes to post about my rediscovery. I’ve been very frustrated with my hair for the last month or so…even teetering on returning to a relaxer. Since straight hair is much easier to … Continue reading

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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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Always Seeking Good Information

Hi All! I was surfing the internet this evening looking for general maintenance tips for type 4 natural hair. I’ve mostly been flat ironing my hair for the last few months as this style has turned out to be the … Continue reading

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I Appreciate the Reminders

I was watching ’America Now’ this morning and saw a feature on the return to natural hair so thought I’d share the link to the story:  http://www.americanownews.com/story/20604871/going-natural-is-coming-back I like hearing and reading the periodic reminders to try to maintain healthy … 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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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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