Angela Simmons Shares Long Hair Secrets

Ever since the era of social media, celebrities have shared photos of their hair sans weaves first through Twitter and now via Instagram.  Angela Simmons’ hair share a few years ago quickly circulated the internet with women on blogs and hair boards alike in awe of how long and healthy her hair is.  Although there… [Continue Reading]

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Wash Day | Flexirods on Dry Hair

Arguably my favorite two styles of all times are roller and rod sets.  While relaxing my hair, I had gotten to the point where I was able to set my hair in 45 minutes or less and with my amazing dryer, would also dry in about the same amount of time.  I prefer not using… [Continue Reading]

Flexirods on 4C Natural Hair

All About Crochet Braids!

Crochet braids have had a HUGE resurgence in popularity over the past few months.  You may remember this look from the 90s, but a few updates to technique and hair used has given the style completely new life!  As a refresher from my original post on crochet braids, the style is created by braiding your hair… [Continue Reading]

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7 Scarf Hairstyles for Bad Hair Days

Despite the fact that I’ve been hiding my hair away through protective styles through most of my transition, I still have bad hair days.  Days where my edges and closure isn’t quite blended right, or when I don’t want to use heat to straighten them or when the waves and curls of my virgin hair… [Continue Reading]

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Atlanta Exes Star Torrei Hart Talks Hair, Locs & Family

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,… [Continue Reading]


Rollersetter Spotlight: TopNotch2010

TopNotch2010 is a member of LHCF and often leader and active participant of their Rollersetting Challenges.  I've lightweight stalked her since becoming a member of the site, noticing how consistently she rollersets her hair and loving the progress she's made.  When I began thinking about doing a rollerset challenge here on L4L, her thread was one of the first places I looked for ideas and tips.  In her signature photos, I saw that she … [Read more...]

NYE Weekend – feat. visit with FMTM

FromMrstoMom.blogspot.comI had an awesome winter vacation, spent a lot of time with family which you should know by now is a total treat for me.  I also had a chance to catch up with some friends, especially NYE weekend.  Saturday, I visited with FromMrstoMom (FMTM).  I swear every single time I see or talk to her, I could go on and on all night, lol!  I loved seeing her home and holding her gorgeous son.  He was so easy-going, didn't cry … [Read more...]

Final Length Check of 2011

I didn't gain as much length as I longed 4 (yes total pun) but I am completely happy with my hair.  I did meet one of my goals for the year and that was for my sides to catch up more with the back.  I have nearly completely recovered from my setback.  And it is slightly longer.  So I'm a happy camper.  But 2012, watch out FORREAL!My hair looks dusty in the 2011 photos, but its not - the camera is just a lower MP than my normal digital … [Read more...]

Wash Day – Dominican Salon Visit

Fresh from the salonI tweeted about my indecisiveness as to whether to get a Dominican blowout or not yesterday.  Several ladies said GO FOR IT!  Especially since it would potentially be my last direct heat use for a year - well at least for 6 months at the very least.  In my mind, I'd say "OKAY I WILL" then I thought my ends are still so fragile, do I really NEED the additional heat?!  Like isn't a rollerset enough?  Back when I lived in … [Read more...]

Daddy Shares His Thoughts on my HHJ!

Lemme first just share my immediate family dynamics.  I have an older brother, Damon - who I talk about here often.  I'm the baby of the family and was the only girl growing up.  My mother and I are like best friends, we talk every single day and share everything.  Like alot of times when I say to myself "I'm not gonna tell Mommy this"  I end up spilling the beans anyway!  lol.  Even with all of that being said, I'm a total Daddy's girl. … [Read more...]

Rapunzel Hair Silk Thoughts (not quite a review)

I really can't call this a review because I've only had this product a week.  It was given to me by my brother's female friend.  We just met (because I don't live locally) and of course talked hair! Now, let me add this disclaimer - I don't always end up in hair conversation with every black woman I meet...but she already knew about me YouTubing and blogging from my brother so we naturally ended up talkin hair!  She has really pretty relaxed … [Read more...]

Official Rollersetting Challengers!

I've compiled the list of wonderful ladies who have decided to rollerset their way to longer, healthier, flowing hair for Summer 2012! Thank you everyone for signing up and also to those who will be cheering us along the way!  I am super excited to have so many participants in my first challenge, it is definitely making me more motivated. #longhairdontcare2012  As of today (12/29/11) there are a total of 40 Challengers!  Listed below are the … [Read more...]

Christmas with ECP – Holiday Recap

Disclaimer:  This post is non-hair related.  It's just me sharing about my holiday and also may give you some ideas for your family functions.Man, I'm whooped.  I know this is my vacation, but seriously I'm beat!  Remember me telling you about Christmas in my family?  Well, just as a reminder - my entire extended family on my father's side gets together for dinner every year.  But it isn't just "dinner" it's an entire event and every year a … [Read more...]