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Retwist No. 4 And How I Retwist My Starter Locs
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Retwist No. 4 And How I Retwist My Starter Locs

It’s that time again, and this time I made it to the 5 week mark before breaking out the loc gel. After applying temporary hair color gel to my hair twice, spraying my hair with moisturizing mist, oiling my scalp, and of course sweating (I often cold sweat at night and especially from my scalp;...

Retwist No. 3
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Retwist No. 3

I was trying to hold out until I’d hit week 5 at least to retwist my hair, but my hair had other ideas. My hair has been growing like a weed and started matting at the roots. I was completely over having to finger-combing my roots to keep my hair from matting so I decided...

First Self-Retwist
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First Self-Retwist

“Mama I made it!” That’s how I felt after removing all the pins from my hair and seeing that I didn’t jack my little baby locs up. Disaster. Averted! Here’s a recap of the momentous occasion. I started off by shampooing with Dr. Locs Yasin Shampoo. Even after lathering my hair 3 times, this shampoo...

Twist Out with Mielle Pomegranate & Honey
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Twist Out with Mielle Pomegranate & Honey

Wash day post, whoo! Pardon my excitement, I’ve missed doing my “official” wash day recaps. They help me track what works, what I used and when. Here’s the recap for the weekend and my soft, fluffy twist out. To restore moisture and revert my hair, I deep conditioned on dry hair with HairVeda Deep Conditioning...

Lost Files: First Straight Hair of 2017
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Lost Files: First Straight Hair of 2017

Lost files! The straightening recap that never made it to the blog last years! Here’s how I straightened my hair last January. 1 – deep condition I started off by deep conditioning with my longtime boothang Hairveda Deep Conditioning Hair Masque (review here). To help the conditioner penetrated in my hair, I used my Hot...