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Hair Journey : Twist Outs & Hair Hauls

If you know me in real life, You would have noticed that I have been growing out my grade 2 fro.
I spoke about my hair being a reliable barometer for my internal health in the past. This I think is still a fair assessment.

I was going away for the weekend and my plan was to use my time on the mainland to get my hair twisted. This wasn't meant to be though as I was let down by the hairdresser ( with a very condescending "Sorry Sweetie" *eye roll*) So I needed to get my hair sorted.

On Thursday evening, Whilst I watched Death in Paradise, I got my supplies together. These were

  • Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Hold and Shine Mist
  • Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie
  • Denman Detangling Brush
  • Spray Bottle
  • Olive Oil
I started by spraying each section with the mist, moisturising it, detangling with the Brush before finally twisting it. I then sealed with the oil. 

Paying attention to the front, I made sure to part it the way I wanted it to look and took smaller sections to increase curl definition. 

It ended up looking like this: 


I kept it in the twists up until Saturday Morning which was my event day. I highly suggest you do your make up first before your hair as I had issues blending in my foundation with my hair hanging over my forehead! 😆
I then undid the twists starting from the back and working my way forward ensuring I split the hairs into multiple sections by dragging my fingers through each bit. For someone with joint pain, this method hurts but take your time and distract yourself. 

The end result was just beautiful.  I put a bit more of my curl smoothie through it just to give it a bit more moisture. Styled with my trusty band from Claire's Accessories  ( I should've outgrown that shop decades ago but I haven't) and Voila I was done!

Very Windy outside!




When I got back from the day, I popped my hair back into chunky twists so I could do the same the next day! I then went on a hair Haul!

Hair Haul


I cannot wait to try the As I am Co-wash as well as the oil blend I'll be making for myself! I think it is fair to say, I'm back baby! 😂







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