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length check

  • I nearly forgot to post my 2 month update. I had been holding out on straightening my hair for a proper length check for weeks. Then I kind of hit a twist out stride out and the urge to flat-iron my hair went right out the window. Anywhooo, here’s my…

  • Many moons ago I snuck in, mentioned I was taking Manetabolism, snuck out and never whispered about it on the JGA interwebs again. I started taking Manetabolism last year (I was consistent for nearly 2 months) but then fell off. This year, all 22 days of it, I’ve been on…

  • I ended my 10 week relaxer stretch this past Friday and I followed my usual method, relaxing my hair in halves. You can watch the video of how I self-relax my hair here. Here’s what I did in steps: 1. I started off by basing my scalp, coating my hair,…

  • The picture on the left is from my touch up in August. The picture on the right is from my touch up in October. I used a belt to show where the smallest part of my waist is this time and I’m grazing WL baaabbbyyy (in MY mind I am,…

  • I followed my normal touch up routine: (1) I pre-parted/sectioned my hair, based my scalp with vaseline, and coated my previously relaxed hair with CHI Silk Infusion, Roux Porosity Control, and conditioner. Today I used Paul Mitchell Super Charged Moisturizer. (2) I self-relaxed using the half and half method. Here’s…

  • Length as of 3/4/12 My hands are at my waist. Mid-back length (MBL) is somewhere in between. I’ve had people tell me it looks like I’m already at MBL, but sadly, it’s not the case. I have like 2, 3 more inches to go before I reach the promised land MBL. I’m…

  • I shirked off the laziness this weekend and roller set my hair and followed it with a saran wrap under the dryer for 10 minutes to help stretch and flatten my new growth. I’m heading home for Thanksgiving break and I figured I couldn’t show up with my now usual…