Hi! :)

KinkinikkiKinkinikki Registered Users Posts: 2
Greetings to all of you natural beauties! :wave:

I created an account last year, but now I want to get truly serious about my growing 'fro.

I've technically been natural for about a decade and although my hair was long, it was very heat-damaged; all I ever did was straighten it. It wasn't until late 2015 that I decided to stop straightening my hair and, sporadically, started cutting off my damage. By January 2016, I cut off what I thought was all of my heat damage and that began the first part of my "journey". I was left with around 6 inches (stretched) of hair.

In October 2016, I decided to straighten my hair for the first time in a year just for kicks. Big mistake. Although I was very careful not to damage it again, my hair never looked quite the same to me. I was also going through a lot and I was itching for a change.

So, on November 18th 2016, I shaved my entire head. I was completely re-starting my journey. This time though, instead of starting with 6 inches of hair, I was now starting with 0. I was nothing but excited.

About a week ago, I celebrated being 5 months natural. :occasion7: I now rock a cute coily fro. I'm so excited to see my natural hair grow healthier and bigger and I know that being apart of this community will make it a blast!:compress:

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  • Therese1Therese1 Registered Users Posts: 2,563 Curl Virtuoso
    You are certainly brave to shave your head! Your 'fro sounds cute. Glad to have you here!
    Low poo: Intelligent Nutrients (IN) Harmonic; Oribe Cleansing Creme
    RO: IN Harmonic
    LI: CJ Beauticurls; Jessicurl (JC) Gelebration Spray
    DC: JC Deep Conditioning Treatment; Weleda Rosemary Conditioning Oil
    Stylers: JC Confident Coils; IN Volumizing Spray; IN Perfect Hold Hairspray; John Masters Sea Mist; Bumble Bb. Gel; Kenra Firm-Hold Gel; Sevi Blue Yarrow Sea Salt Spray
    Low-porosity 2a/b baby-fine hair

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