Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Just water

over the years, i've tried all kinds of ways to moisturize my hair. now i think the best thing for my hair is just plain water. i spray my hair daily with water using a 99cent spray bottle. when i wear my hair curly i only spray it right before setting it. in addition, i sleep on shiny, smooth sheets, if not satin. i travel with this as well, and i do the same for my daugher. i realized that cotten sheets not only absorb the oils in our hair but, makes our hair so full of lint. so annoying. also, when i used to lightly oil my hair, i couldn't stand the smell of the oil in my hair; and the oil made my hair even more a lint and dirt magnet. it was also harder to clean/shampoo my hair after it was oiled. so i just stopped all that stuff, and started using water. i notice how quickly my hair absorbed the water so sometimes i mist it several times throughout the day. it adds movement to my hair. now on another note, i like my hair to smell good all the time. so while i contemplated spraying it lightly with my favorite fragrance, CKbe, i didn't. BUT, i filled an empty CKbe bottle with water and used it to mist my hair. boy do i love how it smells in my hair and it doesn't have to compete with another fragrance on my body.


i've been trying to do a mohawk and this is my result. i actually like it. it takes some time though to get it neat and even. Best when you have a friend do it for you.

setting up the knot-hawk/mohawk

Blond Knot-hawk/Mohawk

okay, not exactly blond rather an x-ray effect.


the side ponytail

these curlers

do you like working with these curlers? i always end up buying large rollers thinking my hair needs it. wrong? i got stronger curls with the smaller curlers. plus, i found the larger rollers take up so much space on my head that it's hard to sleep in. anyway, i won't spend any more money buying curling systems. i get the strongest holding curl when i use a pencil or a hair stick to roll my hair, pull the pencil out and then secure the roll with a hairpin. doesn't cost anything, doesn't take up space when i travel, and much easier to sleep.