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In this my new phase of trying to take care of my hair, I’m looking back to see what I did right with my hair, what to continue to do and what to stop doing!!! Taking care of your Hair in a new location can be a chore. You don’t know if your hair will corporate with the weather or not, the accessibility of the products you like, hair stylists, Activities you will do, cos even some kind of WATER. Can be bad for your hair. Well, I am not about to miss out of a great opportunity cos of my Hair!!! Whenever I’m going to travel locally or internationally, the things I do are: Research the place. What’s the weather there like? % of black people that live there, where will I be staying, activities I might get to do. Etc. Pack hair staples in mini bottles…

The first time I dyed my hair, it pretty much all fell out and my hair the color of my hair didn’t change… It was a horrible and sad experience… I picked a red dye color and got it done at a Natural hair salon. It honestly just felt like I had a pricey deep conditioning session.. To now add salt to the injury I noticed that my hair started falling off. It was horrible.. My hair was badly damaged after and there was no shakara on top show for it. In the salons’ defense, I’m sure what caused the damage was my inability to take care of my hair but really.. I was super disappointed and I haven’t been to the salon since then. This experience really put me off coloring my hair but I have always liked colored hair… Black hair looks nice but it looks really bleh…

When I was about 6/7 years old, I came home from the hairdressers place crying… I mean wailing like I just lost a puppy. Why? My hairdo was too tight… I almost couldn’t think. It was the famous thread, or Kiko hairstyle which we all hated but were forced to do when we were younger. My dad asked what was wrong with me and I told him it was the hair. The thread was too tight around the hair. Being a good dad, he told me to get a scissors so he could help me take out the thread. I happily found a razor blade instead. My good father then proceeded to take out the hairstyle by cutting the thread off… what was unknown to me was that he cut off all the hair thread with my hair. I was just happy to be relieved. I went to bed. I…

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