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Luscious Healthy Ends Challenge 2022


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I have been missing in action per usual but still here. I have been in some type of twist since June and enjoying the break. I decided to color my hair this weekend so began the journey yesterday. I shampooed and conditioned yesterday and put my hair in bantu knots to dry. This morning I took my bantu knots out and clipped a lot of splits. Most of them are in the bottom layer which is my finest layer.

I'm happy with my progress. I'm retaining, so I'm happy with that.


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Mid-hair week: I put acv water on my scalp, put coconut oil on my ends, sprayed leave-in on my hair and put on shea butter mix. I forgot to do the coconut oil thing on some sections and I think thats why I got a couple of broken strands, but it was just a couple. My goal is to eliminate breakage. I think I'm getting it done


5 Year Shea Anniversary: Started Dec 16th, 2016!
I un-did my braids and put some olive oil on each section. I removed the shed hair with my fingers. I came across a photo of my hair in an elongated style. I am relieved to see that my current length is about the same.

My hormones must be undergoing some changes. I said that because the texture of my hair is changing again. It's becoming coarser and that means I want to continue to be attentive to the needs of my hair. I have horrible melasma on my face and am noticing that is receding without me doing in special intervention or treatments. I mention the melasma because it too is impacted by hormones.

I'm taking it one day at a time. I'll see where it takes me December 2022.