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HEY 2015!!!!

Hello guys,
  I know this post is laaate but hey, its better late than never right???  It seems like it was just yesterday I did my welcome to 2014 post. I cannot believe 2015 came so fast! I mean it was January 2014 just a few days ago right? Well 2015 is here so lets get to it. For starters I have absolutely no resolutions this year. Yes you read that right. I mean why do we even bother, when most times by the time February rolls by we have forgotten them all? I made 10 resolutions last year and I did pretty woefully so this year I am not making any.  Take a look at my  resolutions for 2014 hairwise + my end of year results and judge for yourself:

1. Deep condition every week... Failed

2. Alternate between Cowashing  and shampooing each week... Failed

3. No heat will be applied to my hair...Passed

4. Learn how to flat twist my hair...Failed woefully

5. Do a length check only once a month...Passed

6. Keep my hair in protective styles every week till July...Well Pass-failed

7. Experiment with more hairstyles...Passed sorta.

8. Do hot oil treatments at least once a month...Failed so badly it hurts.

9. Prepoo before every wash day...Failed so badly my hair could slap me right now

10.Retain 6 inches by the end of the year...Failed

Its so sad but well, stuff happens. Like you all know I ended 2014 on a sad note. After a good stretch of healthy hair practices I fell asleep and almost ruined my hair in the process. I stopped deep conditioning regularly and didn't even attempt to Prepoo. My hair started breaking like crazy. I did a self trim and I must say it helped a bit. I still see broken pieces but at least its not as bad as it was before. I am still trying to go back to the days of no breakage. 
Blogwise I really hope to do more blogging this year with more content and more hair adventures. I really hope you guys stick around with me. I wish you all lots of growth, health and curls that pop like champagne.




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