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30 Days without Heat Challenge: Check-In
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30 Days without Heat Challenge: Check-In

Sometime after October 1st, I blinked and when I opened my eyes my calendar read “October 31st.” This month our challenge focused on avoiding direct heat. Excessive/frequent use of direct heat (e.g. from flat irons, hot combs, curling irons, blow dryers) causes split ends, breakage, and dry hair. HERE’S THE GAME PLAN I HAD FOR...

Wash Day
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Wash Day

[1] Lesley of Freshlengths’s recent video of how she does her hot oil treatments gave me a kick in the pants to pull out my oils this weekend. Using my Roots Only applicator bottle, I mixed grapeseed oil + safflower oil + almond oil. I warmed the oil blend up for 30 seconds and then...

Wash Day | Back To My Bun Life
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Wash Day | Back To My Bun Life

[1] I started off by applying Aussie Moist Conditioner to my hair to loosen the curls from last week’s curlformer set. I also applied Hair Trigger to my scalp… remember when I used to use it every wash day?! I’m trying to revisit old goodies, so I took a trip back in time with this...

30 Days without Heat | My Fave No-Heat Styles
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30 Days without Heat | My Fave No-Heat Styles

When it comes to styling, I’m a pretty simple gal. My favorite no-heat styles are buns, no-heat curls (top right: curlformer dupes • bottom left: flexi rods) and faux bobs. What I love most about all four styles is that they’re both heat-free styles and low manipulation styles. Over the last 5 years — I CAN’T...