Tiki-Blue
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Hello all! After years of wanting to go natural but not having the courage, I finally did it. I stopped relaxing my hair around December of 2007 and started transitioning. I was doing okay managing two different textures of hair until it got to the point were I couldn’t comb my hair down in the back because of new growth. Then summer hit and it was curtains for my at home maintenance. I was at work one Friday, it was the day for my regular two week hair appointment, and I started thinking “maybe I should just cut it and get it over with”. The longer I thought about the better the idea sounded. So when I sat in my stylist’s chair that evening I said “cut it”. After a little discussion to make sure that that was what I really wanted to do, eleven inches of hair was chopped off. Of course, once it was cut I thought “WHAT HAVE I DONE?” I managed to keep my composure outside but my mind was racing. After my stylist blew it out and shaped it up I realized it wasn’t that bad.

I’m in the process of learning how to take care of my natural hair. There is a bit of a learning curve. Right now I’m trying to the find products that work best for my hair. One thing I know for sure is that I will be using all natural products. This has narrowed my search quite a bit. I’ve decided to track my journey with pictures.

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UPDATE JUNE 2009

As of June 20, 2009 I've been 100% natural for one year. I'm loving my hair . Over the last year I've discovered that I like making my own products, so I have become somewhat of a "mixtress". The journey hasn't always been smooth but I've learned a lot and I still have a lot more to learn. So here's to a lifetime love affair with my hair.

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Update August 2010

So, I have passed the two year mark and I'm still loving and learning my hair.
I've been in somewhat of a lazy hair phase. I've been doing twists and box braids almost exclusively. Which is good in the sense that they are protective styles but they do get a little boring. Yet even as I type this I am in twists. I'm going to try to be a little more creative with updos over the winter. We'll see.

Thanks for visiting.
Tiki-Blue
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