Hair updates

Today, I’m giving you a quick update on my hair and scalp in its first protective style of the season. As you know, if you’ve been reading, I twisted my hair on October 31 — about two weeks ago. My goal is to wash every two weeks with my Country Rose Soap Co.’s natural liquid…

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Accidental Natural TV? My braid regimen

On Sunday, I was bored. The Hubby was watching football and basketball and I was idle — so I made a video. I’ve realized that I’m long-winded, but my video is good… at least that’s what I think. If you want, you can watch all nine minutes and 40 seconds of me talking about what…

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Winter protective style #1: Braids

Yesterday, I finally got my hair braided as part of the Healthy Ends Challenge and as a winter protective style. As the weather’s been getting colder waiting until the end of the month to get my hair braided felt like forever and a day. Normally, I would let my braider wash and moisturize my hair,…

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The accidental protective hair ‘do

I had been looking forward all last week to trying a new style. I was going to use the banding technique to stretch out my kinks before I did a two-strand twist style. I know I can’t explain the technique as well as some other folks online, so I’m just going to leave it to…

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Hairlista’s Healthy Ends Challenge – who’s in?

I’m thinking about joining Hairlista’s Healthy Ends Challenge. The challenge runs from today, October 8 to April 8, 2010. I am focusing on retaining length over this winter and I think that this challenge will help me reach my goal (which is to be fully shoulder length when stretched by Spring 2010). Here are the…

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Hair care – My fall/winter hair products

Tuesday was the start of fall – my second favourite season of the year. I took my boots to the shoe repair to get them ready and thought: “I don’t spend time really thinking about what to do with my hair for the season.” Yes, I actually thought that. I am scheduled to get my…

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A wigalicious winter?

Last winter, I had been natural for a few months and my hair wasn’t long enough to do much with – including protective styles. I didn’t know what products to use and the winter – the dry, cold, bitter Canadian winter – was getting ready to deal cruelly with my kinks. In November, I got…

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