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Wash Day | “Old Faithful”
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Wash Day | “Old Faithful”

So sorry my wash day post is so late! It’s been a busy, tiring week. By Sunday, my curl form set from last week was big and fluffy; I loved it. But after 2 weeks of curl former sets, I was ready to go back to my normal routine, “old faithful.” Day 7 big, fluffy...

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...

Wash Day | “Rollin Down The River”
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Wash Day | “Rollin Down The River”

My “rollin’ down the river” roller set was more like trying to white water raft minus the raft. It sucked. This was the wash day that tried all the patience I had left for roller sets. [1] I started off by pre-pooing with HairVeda Red Tea Nourishing Conditioner for 15 minutes under my steamer. After steaming...

Trip Down Memory Lane
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Trip Down Memory Lane

When I first started my HHJ, I had to use a donut to fill my bun. In the photo below I used one of those mesh donuts you can find at pretty much every beauty supply store. This was my first bun back in March 2009. It took me forever to figure out how to...