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Anonymous said: what shampoo do you use for hair? would you recommend it to people?

Hey anon,

I use any V05 shampoo. Its amazing on my hair.

Yes, I would deffs do that. Its been my staple since Day 1.

I use these ones - x .. x

I just understood the difference between the V05 products in the pink bottles (non-transparent ones). The Alberto brand of VO5 in these transparent bottles are what I use.

I really go for any type. Iv use tea therapy, coconut mix, shea butter mix, anyone under this brand. They all work great and the smell, yumm.

Please use V05, they are great. haha.

Hope this helps.

Have a fab day.

God bless.

Love,

Whitney.

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Anonymous said: Which products are essential when transitioning. And which would you recommend?

Hey anon,

The key to transitioning is knowing your hair needs.

You know, alot of products work either way at this stage because your relaxed ends and natural hair want different things.

But, always love your natural hair. Since thats the one you want to keep.

Thus,

Oils and Creams and lots of waterrr or any moisturizer is great.

1. Olive Oil

2. Tea Tree Oil

3. Coconut Oil

4. Moisturizer is your best friend here. Try a good leave-in conditioner to help with dryness.

5. Stay away from Sulfate Shampoos. They are very drying. So try V05 Shampoos and Conditioner. They are amazing.

6.Deep Condition weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. However you like. Try Organics Olive Oil Deep Conditioner & Organics Root Stimulator Hair mayonnaise (protein treatments). Shea Moisture Extra Moisture Deep Treatment Masque (moisturizing treatment)

7. There are amazing brands out there. Just read your ingredients carefully and remember products work differently on everyone.

8. Pay attention, You might just need the simplest products to survive. Example, when I transitioned I only used my VO5, African Pride 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner, African Pride Shea Butter Miracle Leave-In-Conditioner, Olive Oil, Castor Oil, and Indian Hemp. They all worked well and I was fine. So invest in a good conditioner, shampoo, leave-in conditioner, deep conditioner (a protein and moisture one) and cream - my recommendation.

9. Go to stores around you and find something your hair will love and will be easy to find. Nothing worse than loving a product only not to have it around you in your local stores when you are out. Build a relationship with controlling your product splurge and invest is simple products your hair will love now and forever. I have found my staples already.

10. The simplest products work well. Dont go crazy for a ton of products. Try testing a product each day to see, which your natural hair loves. eg, how your hair feels after a conditioner or a cream. Notice these things now and you will know which products to avoid and keep.

Here are some articles x and x .

Hope this helps.

Have a fab day.

God bless.

Love,

Whitney.

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Anonymous said: i have a twa rn(i cut my really short like almost bald short at the end of may this year) and now it's about an inch and some.i don't know what to do with my hair my school has a ban on hair extensions so i can't put on any form of braids or weave. my hair is not noticeably curly (i think i have 4c hair) so my hair looks like idk my brother's hair. i'm thinking of texturizing it but i'm not sur i really want my hair to grow all nice and natural (i want the huge fro and everything) idk what to do

"(contd question) so please what should i do to ensure that it grows and is protected as it is growing (with the ban on hair extensions in my school)”

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Hey anon,

Thats quite tricky. If your hair is only an inch, there isnt much you can do but let it grow beautifully.

DONT TEXTURISE.

You hair is short, the easiest stage of your growth. Trust me, iv been there. All you need to do is:

1. Condition your hair. No more than 2/3 times a week.

2. Apply your products using the LOC Method. On wet hair, apply your oil then your cream or leave-in conditioner.

3. Just ensure your hair is moisturized and it will grow.

4. You dont need to worry about protection, its short and needs to grow. Dont run to anything that will stress it. Like braids.

Your hair is at its baby stage. You want to nuture it beautifully. Dont be in a panic to hide it or to change it. Let it be. That is the best advice I will give you. LET IT GROW WITH ITSELF. JUST YOUR HAIR ON ITS OWN.

Enjoy your hair. Embrace its length. The moment you start looking of ways to alter it when it cant do much, you will kill your hair and forget you want healthy hair.

Its an inch now, in a few months it will grow longer and then you can do any style - twist outs, cornrows, flat twists, finger coils, bantu knots etc.

With an inch, I would suggest using curl defining creams to help show off your curls. Using gels to style it. Brushing it to style etc. These a simple beautiful styles you could try. OR like me, just have your wash-n-go.

Please, dont be in a rush. I miss my hair at your length. It was beautiful and I truly embraced my beauty with it. So enjoy yours.

Hope this helps you.

Have a fab day.

God bless.

Love,

Whitney.

 

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Anonymous said: so please what should i do to ensure that it grows and is protected as it is growing (with the ban on hair extensions in my school)

"(contd question) i have a twa rn(i cut my really short like almost bald short at the end of may this year) and now it’s about an inch and some.i don’t know what to do with my hair my school has a ban on hair extensions so i can’t put on any form of braids or weave. my hair is not noticeably curly (i think i have 4c hair) so my hair looks like idk my brother’s hair. i’m thinking of texturizing it but i’m not sur i really want my hair to grow all nice and natural (i want the huge fro and everything) idk what to do ”

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Hey anon,

Thats quite tricky. If your hair is only an inch, there isnt much you can do but let it grow beautifully.

DONT TEXTURISE.

You hair is short, the easiest stage of your growth. Trust me, iv been there. All you need to do is:

1. Condition your hair. No more than 2/3 times a week.

2. Apply your products using the LOC Method. On wet hair, apply your oil then your cream or leave-in conditioner.

3. Just ensure your hair is moisturized and it will grow.

4. You dont need to worry about protection, its short and needs to grow. Dont run to anything that will stress it. Like braids.

Your hair is at its baby stage. You want to nuture it beautifully. Dont be in a panic to hide it or to change it. Let it be. That is the best advice I will give you. LET IT GROW WITH ITSELF. JUST YOUR HAIR ON ITS OWN.

Enjoy your hair. Embrace its length. The moment you start looking of ways to alter it when it cant do much, you will kill your hair and forget you want healthy hair.

Its an inch now, in a few months it will grow longer and then you can do any style - twist outs, cornrows, flat twists, finger coils, bantu knots etc.

With an inch, I would suggest using curl defining creams to help show off your curls. Using gels to style it. Brushing it to style etc. These a simple beautiful styles you could try. OR like me, just have your wash-n-go.

Please, dont be in a rush. I miss my hair at your length. It was beautiful and I truly embraced my beauty with it. So enjoy yours.

Hope this helps you.

Have a fab day.

God bless.

Love,

Whitney.

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thehairspiration said: Hi there, I hope you are doing well. Listen I have this song called “Girls With Natural Hair” and I’m putting together a slide show for it. With your permission, I would love to use one/two of your pics. Let me know if you interested.

Hey,

Please email me thehairspiration at leazway@gmail.com.

Have a fab day.

God bless 

Love,

Whitney.

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         My Protective style for this past summer. 
Me:   Her hair looks so fab! Her smile brightened my night :)
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Anonymous said: What do you study?

Hey anon,

Law.

Have a fab day.

God bless.

Love,

Whitney.

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thehairspiration:

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Braided Perfection

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imdemetrialynn:

I’m going to need to see more of Esperanza tho, amazing jazz musician.  

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Anonymous said: Hi. I would like to go natural but I'm not exactly sure if I should. It started breaking cos i straightened it a lot. It hasn't fully recovered since then which was about a year ago. So I'm afraid if I decide to go natural it won't grow. Any advice?

Hey anon,

The best thing to do would to be trim regularly and go fro a protein-moisture treatment (Simple DIY - 2 egss , Olive Oil , stay under a cap or hooded dryer or steamer for 15mins. Wash off with a conditioner in cool water). It could be weekly, monthly. You decide.

A protein treatment will help strengthen your hair. A trim will help get rid of split ends to prevent further breakage and also take off damaged ends.

Is it your natural hair breaking or your relaxed ends?

If you have heat damage, I would advise you could just keep growing out the damaged ends(trimming would reduce breakage and the protein provides strength to your good hair) and just maintain the healthy hair. Ensure your hair is well moisturized with a leave-in conditioner. Be strict with your routine, you want healthy hair to flourish. Make sure to DEEP CONDITION, TRIM an inch a month or more depends on you AND KEEP YOUR HAIR MOISTURIZED, SHAMPOO LESS(weekly, monthly) but USE A CONDITIONER MORE..

You can go natural it just depends on how you want to go natural. You could cut it all off or transition/grow out the bad ends. 

Next time, make sure you take all the necessary steps to avoid heat damage eg not so much heat, heat protectant. etc

Your poor hair growth would depend on how you treated it for the past year.

First thing, Decide on how you want to grow your hair and then how you would treat it regularly.

I got articles you could read. Why? because I am awesome  :). Here a , b and c . They help more on my points.

Hope this helps.

Goodluck and keep me posted on your hair.

God bless.

Have a fab day.

Love,

Whitney.

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