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Forum: 4 03-27-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By bharjala
Smile That makes me so sad for her :(. Your hair...

That makes me so sad for her :(.

Your hair is adorable!!!![/QUOTE]

Thanks everyone! This is really like learning my hair all over again :). I can feel how it reacts to products and see the...
Forum: 4 03-26-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By bharjala
Smile What a way to get rid of a husband! Sorry...

What a way to get rid of a husband!


Sorry your brother needs to get into the 21st Century and also realise he can't control the women in his life otherwise if he has daughters he's going to be...
Forum: 4 03-26-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By bharjala
Smile I cut off 10+ years of natural hair, and I feel okay!

So, yeah, I did it.

If any of you know me, or remember me, I was terribly unhappy with my hair. I tried so many things, seriously considered relaxing after I hit the 10 year mark, and just hated...
Forum: 4 10-17-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,307
Posted By bharjala
About 20 mins later

My hair was still really wet, is still now (6 hours later), but here is a pic I took shortly before putting in a head band and pulling it back.

The shrinkage wasn't bad at all, up front, but I...
Forum: 4 10-17-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,307
Posted By bharjala
Question Updated wet hair pics

Got it in my head today to just wash my hair, condition, and see where my shrinkage is happening... and get a feel for the state of my hair with my current length. I didn't tie it down too much (just...
Forum: 4 10-16-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By bharjala
They're everywhere! Apparently hiding :).

They're everywhere! Apparently hiding :).
Forum: 4 10-09-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,809
Posted By bharjala
Red face Are these Pocahontas braids?

Are these Pocahontas braids?
Forum: 4 10-08-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,809
Posted By bharjala
Thank you all for your responses... I had to...

Thank you all for your responses... I had to sleep on it, get away from my computer, and not even look in a mirror. Haven't left the house today either.

But I haven't cut my hair off or run to the...
Forum: 4 10-08-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,809
Posted By bharjala
Unhappy Hair PRIDE vs Hair GUILT

I'm back to that point again, where I want to take all of this natural hair and process it back to something that I can cope with.

I just spent two hours in the shower detangling, working through...
Forum: 4 07-27-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,119
Posted By bharjala
Smile It does seem like some people's hair magically...

It does seem like some people's hair magically changes over time. I had this hope too, that if my mixed 4 hair grew long that it would weigh itself down and become pretty.... False!

The back of my...
Forum: 4 07-12-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By bharjala
Thanks for the quick reply! I stood in Sally's...

Thanks for the quick reply! I stood in Sally's for so long, and tried to look up reviews of every product that seemed interesting while there (Mixed Silk, GVP, Nothing but curls, Mixed... something,...
Forum: 4 07-12-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By bharjala
Miss me? Hair updates to come!

Hey everyone!

Guess what I did? After my husband graduated, we sold everything in our house, packed up our cars, and drove across the country to Portland. We changed our lives, and I'm so glad to...
Forum: 4 07-11-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,002
Posted By bharjala
I'm still figuring it out! Each time I've used...

I'm still figuring it out! Each time I've used it, either with Shea Moisture Curling stuff or some other conditioner, I've gotten the little white balls. It doesn't really help with shrinkage... I...
Forum: 4 07-11-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,999
Posted By bharjala
I've never done a twist out, but I thought I'd do...

I've never done a twist out, but I thought I'd do one tonight/tomorrow... Only, after reading this about humidity, I might not! My hair is pretty fuzzy all the time... which is why I never wear it...
Forum: 4 07-11-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,081
Posted By bharjala
I've never tried water washing only... Maybe a...

I've never tried water washing only... Maybe a quick rinse, or spritz, but just water? The itchiness! The mustiness! Not fun for me!
Forum: 4 07-11-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By bharjala
"We have a girl who does your kind of hair, so...

"We have a girl who does your kind of hair, so when can I schedule your appointment for?" ---Me: You have a girl? Is she black? Trained in nappy hair? ---"Well, her boyfriend is black and their son...
Forum: 4 04-24-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By bharjala
Brief results

This is what one of my sections (the top 1 out of 6 sections) looked like after the process, spritzed with olive oil and water, when I got back home... at around 11.30pm. I say, the stain actually...
Forum: 4 04-24-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By bharjala
Doing the henna!

Here's a few of the process! 1 with it all in, another just before rinsing, another while rinsing...

My mix:
300g red henna from the store (super fresh), BAQ super-fine like powdered sugar!
"A...
Forum: 4 04-24-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By bharjala
Before Henna!

Here are two pics before henna, one with old, dirty, but still pretty looking hair! The other, just washed and wet.
Forum: 4 04-24-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By bharjala
@frmpresstocurly Thanks for the response! My hair...

@frmpresstocurly Thanks for the response! My hair has, surprisingly, not been dry at all. I can SEE the color change, and I'm really excited to do a henna gloss soon :D! The only issue I have with...
Forum: 4 04-22-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,917
Posted By bharjala
Congrats!That first year is the hardest, I think,...

Congrats!That first year is the hardest, I think, but to do it during such a great natural hair boom probably made it easier! Great hair, great texture, and great length!
Forum: 4 04-22-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,481
Posted By bharjala
I say 4a... Like forbee said, there's no...

I say 4a... Like forbee said, there's no in-between for the 4 type coily girls. You either texlax to have more manageable (weaker, thinner, but perhaps easier) hair, or leave it on long enough to...
Forum: 4 04-22-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By bharjala
I'm excited to see how my hair reacts to it! Did...

I'm excited to see how my hair reacts to it! Did it take a few days to not be "hard" or "dry"? I've read that some people henna their hair, only to have it be hard and crunchy for a few days before...
Forum: 4 04-22-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By bharjala
Hey! I haven't put it in yet, it's in the freezer...

Hey! I haven't put it in yet, it's in the freezer until I thaw it to do it (tomorrow is the day!)

I'll definitely take pics! Expect a bunch tomorrow night or the next day :)
:blob5:
Forum: 4 04-22-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,062
Posted By bharjala
Red face My hair and how people have reacted to it over the years

(This is part of an email that I just sent, with a lot of "story" about my hair/life and how people have reacted to it in different places)

I love your story, and totally understand... When I...
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