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Wash Day Regime

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Hello Beautiful Natural, Transitioning, and Relaxed ladies!!! In this post I will go into detail about my every 2 week wash regime. 

 

If I’m coming out of a protective style I first use a ACV (apple cider vinegar) rinse to get rid of potential product build up. I use 3 tbsp to 6 cups of water, I pour over my head and massage, the action of the massaging loosens up any product or dirt from scalp. Once this is done I let it sit for about 4 mins. Completely rinse out with cool water, then I proceed with the following steps. 

I will say this. I only SHAMPOO my hair once a month, and when I do it I use Carol Daughters “Tui Moisturizing Shampoo” which contains NO Parabens, No Petroleum, No Mineral Oil, nor Artificial Colors. For an 8oz bottle I paid  $13.00. It’s well worth it. 

 

Every 2 weeks here is my routine. 

I Pre-Poo with Carol Daughter’s “Hair Milk co-wash cleansing conditioner” retail price is $18.00. After I’m done with my pre-poo I rid of excess wetness with an over sized tee shirt. I then proceed with the LOC method..  For my oil I use EVOO or Coconut Oil, and my water based “cream” would be Carol’s Daughter “Hair Milk Leave In Moisturizing conditioner” or The Mane Choice “Hair Butter” I pay especially close attention to my ends, with that being the oldest of hair growth. The KEY to length retention is to make sure those ends are in tip top shape! Every 3 days or so If I’m wearing a protective styling I will “bag” up my ends. 

My regime is pretty simple, at the current moment I am not gonna really let my hair go free in wash and goes because I’m trying to preserve as much length as possible! So for the next 6 months I will be rocking my half wigs! Underneath them will be 2 stands twist or braids. I hope this has helped you my loves! Anymore questions, please e-mail me, or comment below! And ALWAYS remember!! If you love your hair, it will GROW! TLC is all it needs! #HappyGrowing

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Natural Girls Be Like…….

This video is HILARIOUS!! I was in TEARS from laughing this is so true about us though~ LMAO!!!!!!!! Comment if you agree my natural lovelies!!

Bantu Knot Fail: A story told with photos..

 

 

 

 

ImageImageImageImageImageIn short… My hair was a bit TOO STRAIGHT, I need to find a method that allows the actual knots to stay, the fact they kept on unraveling was a bit frustrating, and I just said FUCK IT! (Excuse my french… Nah.. don’t excuse it..) It is now in a damn bun held together with bobby pins.. I’ll try again when I have my coils back! Until next time lovelies! Love your self and Life will be BEAUTIFUL! 

 

Do Natural Women Prefer Natural Hair Men?

ImageGood afternoon my lovelies!!! Today’s post will be a FUN ONE! A poll if you may will.. I know you’re a bit confused by the title and may be thinking “Aren’t all straight black men usually possess Natural Hair” and the answer would be “YES!” However, I mean it more along the lines as rocking locs, twist and braid outs, etc, you know how my homie Dwele rocks his hair! LOL! What do you guys prefer?? AAAANNNNNDDDDD GO!!!!!!!!

Week 1 since the “Heat”

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It’s been EXACTLY 1 week since I’ve straighten my hair for a length check…. I have worked out… And indulge in “OTHER” activities with my significant other.. ^_^ I usually sweat HEAVILY in my head… My hair is still straight.. I can’t WAIT to immerse my hair in water so that it can revert.. I’m praying it does… I’m a bit concerned because it’s still straight… Should I be lovelies???!

Delicious Smoothie for Better Hair Health

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Hello my lovelies! As I get into the swing of this here blogging thing, I will try to come with new post DAILY instead of weekly! I really love sharing things with you about our hair, and the overall health of us as a whole. I’ve met ALOT of ppl who are clueless when it comes to the direction correlation of diet and hair health. Understand this… What you put into your body will have either a negative or positive impact on your hair.. Think of your body of as a temple, because it is just that. (Getting biblical, I’m not apologetic though) moving forward…. I myself drink a gallon of water per day and have been doing so for about 2 years now.. I sure to you all it is not that hard! Try to do this with lemon if the mere idea of water intake is just “BLAH” to you! LOL! SPICE THAT SHIT UP!! *does corny salsa dance*  I’m the QUEEN of veering off subject.. BACK TO IT SHALL WE! I will not get into the science of it and etc etc.. Because quite frankly, that’s a bit boring, and this is not the tone of this here blog post! Time and place for everything. I drink this here smoothie daily, and I can honestly say for a lack of better wording.. *clears throat* my hair is STRONG AS HELL!! And I want to credit that to this here drink! Give it a try, you’ll see the difference in your nails as well.. Quick to make. I personally LOVE my Nutribullet and magic bullet. Whatever works! Eating better is a bit pricey, I know sad but true.. America is a tad bit FUCKED UP! But that’s another story I will not go into.. LOL! Our bodies need Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Water, Protein, Minerals and Vitamins to be properly replenished on a daily basis. Here is a smoothie you can try that will incorporate all of those essentials:

1 cup of almond milk (Provides Protein, Potassium & Zinc minerals)
1 Organic Banana (Provides Vitamin A, B, C, E & Iron minerals)
1 Handful of Spinach (Provides Fiber, Protein and Cancer-fighting Antioxidants)
1 Handful of Kale (Provides Vitamin A, C, K, & Sulfur for Detoxification)
1 Tablespoon of Flax Seeds or Chia Seeds (Provides Omega-3 Fatty Acids)
1 Organic Pear (Provides Calcium & Fiber)
½ Cup of Ice

DRINK UP!!! ENJOY!!! BE HEALTHY!! GROW HEALTHY HAIR!!! Be it ear length or waist! Remember LOVE YOURSELF and LIFE will be GREAT!!