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Atlanta Exes Star Torrei Hart Talks Hair, Locs & Family

Torrei Hart Locs - Longing 4 Length

Vh1's new reality show, Atlanta Exes, is a spin-off of the Hollywood version and also features a group of women who were once married or engaged to famous entertainers.  Torrei Hart is one of the stars of the show and was once married to comedian superstar, Kevin Hart.  If you are a fan of Kevin's comedy, then you are already familiar with Torrei as their relationship has always been a popular topic in his stand-up routines.  What I didn't … [Read more...]

My Hair Only Grows 4″ a Year!

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Even before I began my official "healthy hair journey" I believed my hair grew at least six inches per year (one half-inch per month) because that's the average...and well, I thought I was at least average! lol.  While relaxed, it was hard to gauge of my actual growth rate - I would notice that I had "a lot" of new growth while stretching but that was the most quantifying I could do.  Now that I am a year into my transition, the amount of … [Read more...]

Transitioning Hair Essentials | #L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

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As I've noted time and time again, there really is not much difference between stretching your relaxers and being on a long term transition to natural hair.  In both cases, maintaining both your natural new growth and relaxed length is a delicate line you constantly have to work to balance.  After nearly a year, the below items are what I've learned are absolute MUST have items for my transitioning hair. For more information regarding … [Read more...]

Wash Day | Transitioning Hairstyle Updo (Great for Relaxer Stretchers Too!)

Transitioning Hairstyle Updo (Featured Image)

I have no intentions of wearing my hair "loose" too often as I grow out my relaxer, but every now and again between long-term protective styles I get the urge to get a little creative and play in my hair.  I have to make sure its properly conditioned and of course create some cute transitioning hairstyles along the way! This week, I followed my normal wash day routine for transitioning hair:  1) prepoo with EVCO and Dark & Lovely Knot … [Read more...]

Wash Day | Transitioning Hair (43 Weeks Post) with Dark and Lovely

How to Wash Transitioning Hair - Longing 4 Length

Since starting a new job, I haven't had as much time to chat hair with you ladies and its been months since I caught up on my favorite hair blogs.  Thank goodness for the Senegalese twists I wore for the past several weeks; I thoroughly enjoyed how little maintenance they required.  Hopefully you enjoyed all that I shared regarding my twists (wash regimen, styles, how to moisturize, etc).  I took them down after about 7.5 weeks and my hair … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Apple Cider Vinegar for Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

So as you can see there are a lot of benefits of apple cider vinegar for hair.  I would recommend doing an ACV rinse (cleansing) no more than once per month to avoid over drying of your tresses.  Apple cider vinegar is also great for those following the Curly Girl Method. … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Hairstyles for Transitioning Hair!

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

Attempting to blend the your newly growing kinks and coils with your chemically straightened tresses is the bane of every woman who has ever grown out their relaxer!  There are two obvious options - wear your hair flat ironed all the time or hide it away in braids or a weave.  But for those who do not wish to do either, there are a few styles that work to camouflage the difference between your natural and relaxed hair textures without causing … [Read more...]

#L4LHair Tip Tuesday: Detangling Natural Hair

L4L Hair Tip Tuesday

  For more tips on detangling, check out these posts: 3 Comb Smooth & Hercules Combs Quickly Detangle Natural Hair How to Detangle Your Weave Treating Tangles … [Read more...]