Do I Really Want to Lock???


Okay, I can’t lie, I’m having second thoughts. Within the past 2 months, I’ve spent over $100 stocking up on my favorite hair products, moisturizers, oils, conditioners and things of the like. And then, I started looking over my pictures, various fotki‘s that I have saved, loctician’s prices. I’m having second thoughts!!! So, I’m thinking that I may just wait it out a bit, use up my products, do tons more research, and then set the date. My hair has been growing pretty well, and I’d kind of like to see what more I can do with it. Oh well, I haven’t used conditioner in my hair since the week before I decided to lock. I cannot WAIT to deep condition!!!

I swear, I hate being so indecisive.

Time for a Trim!

Since I’ve decided to take out these twists and get a good old deep condition, I’m going to trim my hair. I am not of fan of trimming, but I know that my ends aren’t in the best shape, so I’m just going to get rid of them. No pain, no gain right??? I have a pretty basic trimming technique, as many of you may have. I clip the ends of my twists. I might not even be cutting off enough to keep the split ends from spreading, but hey, it’s worked this far! I typically trim 3 to 4 times a year, just because I don’t want to get carried away.

Do I Really Want to Lock???


Okay, I can’t lie, I’m having second thoughts. Within the past 2 months, I’ve spent over $100 stocking up on my favorite hair products, moisturizers, oils, conditioners and things of the like. And then, I started looking over my pictures, various fotki‘s that I have saved, loctician’s prices. I’m having second thoughts!!! So, I’m thinking that I may just wait it out a bit, use up my products, do tons more research, and then set the date. My hair has been growing pretty well, and I’d kind of like to see what more I can do with it. Oh well, I haven’t used conditioner in my hair since the week before I decided to lock. I cannot WAIT to deep condition!!!

I swear, I hate being so indecisive.

MAC Azalea Blush


I don’t mean to go on and on and on and on and on about MAC Azalea blush, but it owns the right. I am starting to turn into a blush freak. As the years have rolled on, I have realized that I am steadily negating eye shadow from my “it” list, and bringing in blush. I love a fresh, clean look on the face. To me, there is nothing more refreshing! In this picture, I was about to hop into the shower, and decided to play! I threw on a bit of Studio Fix, Feline kohl power on the water line, then put on my beloved Azalea!!! Mmm, mmm, mmm, I can’t get enough.

The thing about this blush is that it is a complete shocker. When you check it out in the container, especially when viewing it in the light, you can see a heavy sheen to it. The blush is bright, and I mean bright pink. It could be intimidating to anyone, but once you see it on the skin, you’re hooked!!! With a color like this, and any blush, shadow or random piece of makeup, you have to start with less product and build! In other words, don’t schlap on a bunch of shadow and expect for it to look natural. Use a little bit, and add more to get the desired effect.

It’s Begun…I’m Locking!!!


I have officially decided to loc my hair. I still love all types of natural hair, and will continue to blog about it. But, I will also keep you all informed about my loc journey. I’m so excited!!!

On January 9th, I was sick and tired of being sick and tired about a whole lot of things. So, I looked up my favorite black movie youtuber, Watunobouthat, and watched 3 movies while twisting my hair. I used Taliah Waajid Lock It Up to twist. I haven’t been able to find my freakin’ camera cord, but the minute I do, I’ll show you all pics! I am slightly blown because I just bought a bunch of Indian Oils to add to my conditioners. Apparantely, I can’t use the conditioners that I have because they provide tons of slip, great for relaxed and naturals, not so good for those trying to keep in two strand twists. I wanted about 150 twists, but I have around 130. There are a few that could be separated, since they are slightly larger than the others. I know that the twists will get thicker as they loc, and I am elated about this! The part that I was most nervous about was estimating how thin the twists had to be to give me the future thickness that I desire.

So, the picture above is the twists as they begin to get worn in, rough and kinky. I have made an appointment with a loctician so offically start palm rolling my hair. I am eventually going to maintain them myself, but to start, I’d rather have someone else do it.