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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...

Wash Day Catch Up: Twist Outs and Short Lived Straight Hair
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Wash Day Catch Up: Twist Outs and Short Lived Straight Hair

My hair has been on whirlwind for the last 2 weeks, and not an altogether pleasant one. I’ve gone from twist out, to straight hair, to marley twists, to puff, back to twist out. I’ve fiddled with my hair too much in such a short span of time, making me wish I’d just put my...

Reviving Flat Hair with Perm Rods
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Reviving Flat Hair with Perm Rods

Okay I’m kinda cheating with this week’s wash day post since I haven’t washed my hair since straightened it last week. Forgive me? Pleeeeease? My hair had started puffing out but I wanted to coax a couple more days out of it since I have no clue when I’ll straighten my hair again so I...

Video: How I Flat Iron My Natural Hair
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Video: How I Flat Iron My Natural Hair

Here’s how I flat ironed my hair after blow drying it a few days ago. I used Paul Mitchell Express Ion Smooth+ flat iron and to keep my ends straight while passing through the iron I used a Denman brush (D3) and I modified it by removing 3 rows of bristles (pictured here).  

My Henna Hair In the Sun
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My Henna Hair In the Sun

I finally took pictures of my hair in the sun this morning and I loovvveeeeee it. *Insert all the heart eyes* I tugged my hair out of my ponytail while on my morning run and snapped these. This color is the result of 3 henna applications: ♥ First: Rajasthani indian henna + indigo (recipe posted here,...