My feelings for twist outs and my feelings for braid outs are at opposite ends of the spectrum. As a result I’ve basically been avoiding braid outs. BUT after loving how stretched and big my hair was when I took out my marley twists this weekend (I lost the battleRead More →

Smaller braids = a more defined braid out = Jen can’t keep her hands out of her hair = Jen’s braid out only lasts 4 days Between rolling around like a madwoman in my sleep because I’ve been having nightmares about spiders (I’m ridiculously terrified of spiders), my work outsRead More →

I was so ready to remove my marley twists this weekend. I normally keep them in for a week, 2 weeks max, but last week was a constant countdown. I love the styling ease they provide, and the fluffy twist outs I get after I take them down but afterRead More →

Happy Hump Day! Last week’s theme was “something old,” this week’s Wash Day Experience theme is “something new,” challenging you to try a new product, style, technique (I’m definitely singing “you can try whatever you like” in my T.I. voice as I write this post). I chose to use SheScentIt Banana Brulee MoisturizingRead More →

*Heavy sigh* I woke so hopeful, only to find that my hair hadn’t dried all the way. I should just start expecting my hair not to be completely dry in the morning… or start sitting under my dryer for an hour before heading to bed.   Despite not drying completelyRead More →

Last week’s flexi rod set lasted longer than I’d expected (yay!) On day 4 my curls had gotten too messy to continue wearing down so I pulled my hair up into a messy updo and left out a few pieces for a bang (photo below was taken on day 6).Read More →