Tag: Hair Health


Why I Kissed Heat Goodbye All / Health / Natural Hair / News

I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve used heat on my hair since my big chop in Sept 2012. The most memorable being when I had the Design Essentials Strengthening Therapy System applied to my hair in April 2012. Since then...

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Monthly Round Up | January 2013 All / Features / News

So this month was the three year anniversary of My Long Hair Journey. I’ve been too busy and quite frankly lazy to properly commemorate it. When I started this blog the plan was to have mid-back length by the end of 2012 and I’m so...

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Wrapping Hair | the healthy way to do it! All / Features / Haircare

“Ok, so you’ve just straightened your hair, it’s silky, bouncy and totally smooth…you’re loving it! But wait…it’s bed time and you need to protect your hair….eek!” As most of you probably know, the best way to preserve straightened hair overnight is via wrapping. Wrapping is...

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Seasonal Shedding All / Haircare

Some think it’s a myth but I’m here to tell you that it’s not. Long time readers of this blog may remember a while back when I was experiencing some major shedding which had me really depressed. It got so bad I had to start...

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Brazilian Blowouts will kill you!! All / Haircare / News

Well at least that’s the word on the street. A friend sent me this ARTICLE with the comment “thought this may interest you”. I did find it interesting but more interesting was the underlying question of “what the heck am I doing using Brazilian Blowouts...

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Lost some weight at the expense of my thyroid All / Health

If you look to the right of this website….a little lower….yup right there, you’ll notice a weight tracker thingy that says 14 pounds lost. Yes that’s right I’ve lost 14 pounds in less than a month. In England, we call that a stone, I don’t...

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All / Transition Diaries

A lot of you have seen the various hints lately which suggested that I might be ready to transition earlier than previously stated. I’ve put off posting about it because I’ve been going backwards and forwards on the decision like a yoyo. Well this weekend...

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All / Styling

I prepoo’d with Original Moxie Emollience overnight then did a clarifying wash with Original Moxie Get Fresh Shampoo I deep conditioned with ORS Replenishing Conditioner + Roux Porosity Control Control for 30 mins with heat I applied Revlon Uniq One and CHI Silk Infusion, then...

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