Check out this lady's hair site!

She has INCREDIBLE hair, and a book due out this fall. I am in awe. I read an interview where she said it took 5-6 years to grow her hair to this length.

http://biracialhair.org/Welcome.html
Frizz Central!
I saw her site the other day. I liked it. Her hair is nice too. I think she is someones hair idol on here and thats how I came across her page.
CURRENT PRODUCTS: Oyin Honey Hemp, Honey Wash, Burnt Sugar Pomade, Shine and Define, and Whipped Pudding. Also loving HH Hello Hydration and HENNA!



yeah, she does have amazing hair! gorgeous. i like that she shows that once she learned how to take care of her hair....she was able to achieve a lot of length...which is proof that we can grow longer hair (if that's what we want) no matter what hair type we have.
4a: Combo of tight coils and waves; Last relaxer - 11/05 (LC - 4/07) - http://public.fotki.com/missmonie/ - updates as of Mar '09

Products: Trader Joe's condish * Giovanni Direct Leave in * Fantasia Gel or KCCC for curl definition * Karen's Body Beautiful Hair Cream as moisturizer


However, our hair is it’s own unique entity. It does not want to be repressed. It does not want to be forced to look like someone else's hair. It wants to curl, and be it’s own creature- not an imitation. The moment we let it go, set it free, it blooms. It can finally be itself. If we can learn to embrace the hair we have, the hair we were born with, it will reward you many times over. The energy spent fighting it will be so much more constructively spent working with it instead. Both you and your hair will thrive.
Thank you so much for this link. She is so wise about her hair. What a journey. Almost, I am persuaded to buy a Denman D4
My blog - http://suburbanbushbabe.wordpress.com/
My FOTKI - http://whatsnew.fotki.com/suburbanbushbabe/


Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
Quote:
Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.
i know! i never realized how much the relaxer stunted my growth. i could never get to apl and i felt like i was doing everything right. even while i was transitioning, my hair didnt grow that fast. in the last 3 months since ive been all natural though, it has been growing like crazy. i havent measured, but est. 2 inches. her length is my new goal
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@ sbb,

[/quote]Almost, I am persuaded to buy a Denman D4[/quote]

you are welcome. definately get the denman. detangling is seriously a breeze with it. and it makes the most beautiful clumped curls ever.
Frizz Central!
That quote you got SBB is great. You should get a Denman. Just be warned it gives great culrs but you do get shrinkage!
CURRENT PRODUCTS: Oyin Honey Hemp, Honey Wash, Burnt Sugar Pomade, Shine and Define, and Whipped Pudding. Also loving HH Hello Hydration and HENNA!



Thanks for posting the link. She has great hair. However, that's way too much hair for me personally. If I get to shoulder length or even armpit length curly, It's time to start getting cuts. lol. I just gotta get there first lol.
Thick coarse 3c/4a prone to dryness.
Staples
Aphogee 2 Step treatment
Generic Biolage Conditioning Balm
Tigi MM Conditioner
Creme of Nature Shampoo for dry hair
KCCC
Denman D3
Giovanni Direct Leave-in
SheaMoisture Leave-in
http://public.fotki.com/MsHeatherNicole/

"Make it work!"- Tim Gunn
Thanks hair twin for the link! I added that one and another blog that was on her blog. Thank you! I really liked her hair
Dare to be......remarkable!!!
Beautiful hair.

I love the doorway curtain as well!
I saw her site the other day. I liked it. Her hair is nice too. I think she is someones hair idol on here and thats how I came across her page.
She's MY hair idol! I found her browsing a blog I visit from time to time called lightskinndedgirl.
I just want to do what I want to do when I want to do it.

Last edited by midgi; 03-29-2008 at 03:12 PM.
Thanks for posting the link. She has great hair. However, that's way too much hair for me personally. If I get to shoulder length or even armpit length curly, It's time to start getting cuts. lol. I just gotta get there first lol.
Originally Posted by HeatherNicole
LOL...well has anyone just set their hair just with conditioner? Her hair looks great, but she's more of a 3C.

What is everyone's opinion on the denman. I own a denman (great brush) but I dont use it to style it curly. It gives me super frizzy curls.

Last did anyone kind've screech at her product listing. lol

rockin' to the tune of her own beat...



Oh I forgot to add why I quoted HN in the first place: Hair length! As of now with a bit past the shoulder wet hair...I hate how the product gets on my coats, car seat, etc...
I have always wondered how you manage hair that length. Looks beautiful, maintenance seems like such a pain.

rockin' to the tune of her own beat...



Thanks for posting the link. She has great hair. However, that's way too much hair for me personally. If I get to shoulder length or even armpit length curly, It's time to start getting cuts. lol. I just gotta get there first lol.
Originally Posted by HeatherNicole
LOL...well has anyone just set their hair just with conditioner? Her hair looks great, but she's more of a 3C.

What is everyone's opinion on the denman. I own a denman (great brush) but I dont use it to style it curly. It gives me super frizzy curls.

Last did anyone kind've screech at her product listing. lol
Originally Posted by foxycus02
ha...I did kinda go....ummm, those are not good products she's using. But i guess everyone's hair responds differently to certain ingredients. almost makes me wanna go get some of what she's using! (just kidding!)

about the denman....i can not use it to style my hair. it causes wayward curls that shrink right up to my scalp. i only like it for detangling.
4a: Combo of tight coils and waves; Last relaxer - 11/05 (LC - 4/07) - http://public.fotki.com/missmonie/ - updates as of Mar '09

Products: Trader Joe's condish * Giovanni Direct Leave in * Fantasia Gel or KCCC for curl definition * Karen's Body Beautiful Hair Cream as moisturizer


Thanks for posting the link. She has great hair. However, that's way too much hair for me personally. If I get to shoulder length or even armpit length curly, It's time to start getting cuts. lol. I just gotta get there first lol.
Originally Posted by HeatherNicole
LOL...well has anyone just set their hair just with conditioner? Her hair looks great, but she's more of a 3C.

What is everyone's opinion on the denman. I own a denman (great brush) but I dont use it to style it curly. It gives me super frizzy curls.

Last did anyone kind've screech at her product listing. lol
Originally Posted by foxycus02
Are we the pessimists here? lol. I think so. I totally did- especially the Pantene. The Herbal essence Moisture is great though.

I'm glad she found something that works for her she's a fantastic inspiration, but as for her techniques and products, Idk if I can apply them to me per say.

You don't like your denman? You're crazy, Cat. I've never heard of it making anyone's hair more frizzy. Hm. Maybe you just have weird hair.lol.
Thick coarse 3c/4a prone to dryness.
Staples
Aphogee 2 Step treatment
Generic Biolage Conditioning Balm
Tigi MM Conditioner
Creme of Nature Shampoo for dry hair
KCCC
Denman D3
Giovanni Direct Leave-in
SheaMoisture Leave-in
http://public.fotki.com/MsHeatherNicole/

"Make it work!"- Tim Gunn
Yea the first time I went to her site, I went through her product listing. But honestly, even some people on this board SWEAR by cones, so I honestly think it's whatever works for you. She's obviously figured out what works for her.
I just want to do what I want to do when I want to do it.
Wow her hair is so beautiful. I could relate to her bad hair day stories so much. Thank God mine wasn't as horrible LOL A good friend of mine has similar hair to hers and its the same length, takes forever to dry and all that. I don't know if I'd want my hair THAT long but it would be really nice to try to achieve it.

Thank you for the link!
- Maria

Big Chop: 9/23/07
Relaxer free for almost 5 years!

LOL...well has anyone just set their hair just with conditioner? Her hair looks great, but she's more of a 3C.

What is everyone's opinion on the denman. I own a denman (great brush) but I dont use it to style it curly. It gives me super frizzy curls.

Last did anyone kind've screech at her product listing. lol
Originally Posted by foxycus02
-ive set my hair with just conditioner before. well i take that back, conditioner and oil. but it turned out great and lasted until i washed it out.

-i like the denman. it gives me super great clumping and i use it whenever im not wearning my hair down.

-her product listing was...an eye opener to say the least. but everyone's hair is different. my hair laughs at the idea of not getting a trim for 10 yrs. but if she can handle it, more power to her. her hair is gorgeous.
That website is great.

I can relate to her hair struggle. I loved the photo journey. I felt like clapping at the end.
Wonder what the book is going to be like, because when I looked at her idea of a good hair product I cringed. It might work for her, but as a general rule silicone products are not the best products for curly hair as they can weigh the hair down. Maybe it's not the same for strong curls, maybe then you'd want to weigh it down. Still, distinguishing between hair types would make a better book, widening her take on products might also. It lacks research IMO... but maybe the book is different from the site, I don't know. Seems that she wants the book to reflect her personal journey, but on the site she makes these general recommendations that are very poor recommendations indeed... and the best site for curly hair isn't even mentioned in the links. I wonder if she even knows of this place, of the many articles on here.

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