Given my last post, it’s clear that my last relaxer did not go as planned. What did go according to plan though, was my hair growth over the six month stretch! I attribute my thick regrowth to two main factors, namely: Protective styling (aka wigging it up aka less manipulation) which allowed… Continue reading Oil blend #2
Read about how my highly anticipated relaxer experience did not go according to plan.
After taking out the ugly but useful cornrows that I used In this protective style which had helped me to stretch for half a year for the first time in my life, I wore my hair in a bun, individual dookie braids then a braid out for a week. And y’all...let me tell you...the people… Continue reading The relaxer reminder I didn’t expect
I never got to that point! The point of styling I mean. And at least not initially.Because of my own initial hesitation and uncertainty and having to do a ton of work on an unofficial non-work, weekend day, I didn’t get to do anything but slap it on my head! The "earlies"-Weeks 1-3 I… Continue reading Wig tales, part 3-who’s in for a wig wash and go???
No, it’s definitely not the NBA All-star finals that I’m referring to in the title. It’s not the Superbowl half time presentation either. Any more guesses??? It’s Carnival!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWfqn9lPT9A Just one week ago, Trinidad and Tobago held its annual two day Carnival celebrations. If you don’t know what a Carnival is, or more… Continue reading THE Greatest Show on Earth: A Metaphor for Life
After I had made up my mind that a wig wash day was needed, my mind back-tracked a bit. My first course of action actually ended up being an attempt at plucking the front of the wig. And I'm telling y'all this so you could realize that this trulyIS a trial and error process for… Continue reading Part 2 Wig preparation