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  • 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 battle…

  • 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 outs…

  • 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 after…

  • 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 Moisturizing…

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    Braidout Results

    January 14, 2016

    *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 completely…

  • 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).…

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    Wash Day

    September 29, 2013

    (1) Pre-pooed over night with Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner. Remember when I couldn’t find my new growth a couple weeks ago? Well I still can’t tell the difference between new growth and texlaxed hair but boy can I feel it. Guess my eyes are playing tricks on me. Who knows. I opted…

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    Wash Day

    April 6, 2013

    Steaming in my pre-poo [1] *I washed my hair on Wednesday* Pre-pooed with Hair Trigger on my scalp and Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner on the length of my hair. I decided to steam in my pre-poos this time… first time every doing this. I love my steamer but I hate sitting under it. IDK why, I…

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    Wash Day

    January 27, 2013

    Note: Don’t forget to enter to win your own copy of The 5 Hair Archetypes! The giveaway is open internationally! Click here to enter. (1) Pre-pooed with Hair Trigger on my scalp and Hairitage Hydration Alaya Oil (contains olive oil, sunflower oil, shea oil, avocado oil, grapeseed oil, castor oil,…

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