Natural Hair | One Year Hair Journey

We don’t go natural, we return. Natural is where I began – Unknown.

Hello! Hello!

I finally hit my one year hair anniversary, and to be honest with you, I didn’t expect it to come this fast. It’s just the other day I was crying in the mirror when I chopped off all my hair but I’m glad I did.

I would like to say it was a fun year, but I would just be lying to you and myself. I learnt the hard way that my hair is the most stubborn thing I’ve come across. There were days I’d just walk into the beauty store and stare at the box of relaxers but then I’d talk myself out of it, cause I was reminded of the days it behaves.

I have also learnt what my hair loves and what it hates and I shall share all that in later posts, but one thing that my hair would die without is water. Water is just a life saver. I can’t live without it. πŸ™‚

Okay, enough of my babbling. I’ve compiled photos of the whole year and for the months that are missing, I was most probably in box braids or Senegalese twists or too busy to take pictures. Haha

Month 1

This was the day right after the big chop, I just did a twist out

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Month 2.

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Month 4

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Month 5

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Month 5 – First puff. I was super excited

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Month 6 – First twist out with gel. Loved it.

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Month 7 – Dyed it red violet.

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Month 8

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Month 9 – I love me some fedoras

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Month 12 – First blow out.

As you can see, I don’t do much to it. I just let it run itself and leaving your hair alone with little to no manipulation is the best thing you can do.

Length check time:

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Front side.

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Right Front Side.

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Left Front Side.

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Back Left Side.

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Right Back side.

There you have it ladies and gentlemen. πŸ™‚

Hope you enjoyed the read.

Catch you on the flip side.

Jo.

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2 Replies to “Natural Hair | One Year Hair Journey”

  1. Hi. New to your blog πŸ™‚ How do you make your puff? It really looks good. Maybe do a post on that. Also whats your motivation to have your hair open? I always give into the temptation of braiding!

    1. Welcome to the blog. πŸ™‚
      I shall start working on a video so that it is easy for you and everyone to see.

      I always think of the heat damage that I might get cause the one who braids my hair needs to blow dry it, so I’d rather deal with twist outs and stuff.

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