More Ponytails

Last night, I pulled my hair into a ponytail and put in six flexirods. The curls were soooo cute when I first took them out, but by the time I’d gotten to work, they’d all fallen. Guess I’m going to have to use something to set them with. I’m almost certain plain water will work. … Continue reading

COLOR! I Finally Love It!

Six months after my last attempt to cover my gray with some color, I finally got around to touching up my roots. Only this time, I can’t exactly call it my roots can I when I had more than 2+ inches of new growth. I waited so long for a couple of reasons. One, I’m … Continue reading

Final Results from Nappturality 2008 BSL Challange

Merry Christmas everyone! Earlier this year, I started a BSL challenge on Nappturality cause I wanted some company on my quest to see my hair reach that lengh…a length that I’ve never, ever seen on my head before. I didn’t even know if I could get there but I wanted to try. Well honestly, I … Continue reading

Twisted Apple Pony

Well my twists are getting really fuzzy and they’re really stretched out and looking kinda stringy so tonight I decided to see what a high pony might look like. Since my hair accessories are pink, I just had to go get my trusty pink turtleneck out again to model this do. I’m calling it my … Continue reading

Curled bob

Did some more experimenting over the weekend. Now that my hair is almost apl all over, my styling options have really increased. Quite simply, I’m really loving this length, and I’m really having a ball playing with my hair.Since I was growing tired of my signature do and even all the variations of my herringbone … Continue reading

My Final Length Check for 2008

My journey…a few reflections looking back at this past year. My Big Chop As I was doing my hair today, actually just touching up my twists for what I hope will last till Friday of this week, I decided to do a final length check for 2008. The goal that I embarked on achieving earlier … Continue reading

Hair Weathering

I ran across this article a couple of months ago and meant to post it.  Enjoy.       How Hair Damage Makes the Least of What You Have Source: International Socieity of Hair Restoration March, 2003 The wrinkled, bone-dry, parchment-like skin of a person who spends much of their life in the wind and sun is said … Continue reading

Herringbone Pony (Wow… I’ve hang time!)

My new signature do for the winter So I refreshed my do yesterday and to my surprise, I’ve really gained some more length. I’ve decided that my herringbone loose ponytail or chignon is going to be my signature do for the winter. So when I pulled my freshly done hair back into a ponytail, I … Continue reading

Classic French Roll

Here’s a classic french roll secured with a side comb. Not really sure how well I like this. I’d have to work on this do a little more, even with the decorative side comb, it still seems rather plain Jane to me. But I think if I needed to do something with my hair in … Continue reading

Herringbone Chignon

  To create this do, each flat twist is criss crossed one by one on top of each other starting with the one in the very top. Once each twist is incorporated, I grabbed some of the flat twists in the back and started making a french braid. Then I stopped near the nape of … Continue reading

Hair Play Continued

Boy-o-boy! It’s been a long time since I’ve really played with my hair like this. When I first became a loose nappy, which was three years ago, I was like a kid in a candy store trying to learn how to care for and style my hair. Back then I had several hair goals; one … Continue reading

More Hair Play (Lovin’ My Buns!)

I am totally loving my updos. Today, I used one of my favorite hair clips…shown a little better on page 2 of this post. I found it at KMart of all places. Ok… let me stop cause they usually have some great hair accessories. It’s actually a hair fork with a hinged clip on top.  So since … Continue reading