My Fro & I 2014

Big things poppin’.

just like that, it’s a new year. Firstly, Happy New Year! Alas, 2013 is gone and with it comes a new start and…hair

Mine? Healthy (and hopefully longer)
hair. I’ve got quite a bit to to do for this, and I know it’s going to
have to be a long work in progress but I’m determined. Last year I took the plunge and had a
second chop and who knows, maybe I’ll have a third once this year. The
point is, there’s no point holding onto unhealthy hair, no matter how
much longer it makes your hair seem. I’m actually very keen on cutting a lot of my hair routine out or at least minimise it. Since mid last year I just haven’t had the time or the patience to continue on with the routine I’d set out for myself. And when it comes to products? I’m starting from scratch again. I’m also keen on going back to basics and using what used to work for me before. I became such a product whore I lost my way with products and forgot about many of the old faithfuls (products and practices) that helped me get to my hair length a year and a half down the line. I’m currently rocking a protective style that I installed just before I left for the holidays. I’m thinking this kind of thing will be what I’m going to do for the majority of this year.

And with that, I thought I’d whet your appetite with a couple photos from home:

Yet another weave and braids combo. I love this style so much I have yet to remove the extensions. More on that to come. Watch this space…

And you? What are your hair goals for this year?

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  1. February 27, 2014 / 3:10 pm

    Hair goals for 2014 are to do,something abt this breakage.I know what to do abt,I just am being lazy

  2. Anonymous
    January 28, 2014 / 1:50 pm

    Hello Aisha
    lovely hair as always…natural and protected
    from Jan 2013 i decided to dish everything (Relaxers and any kinda of hair piece)
    have been in transition since but am bored with my hair now and i have worse days and great days
    what can i do differently

  3. January 22, 2014 / 6:46 pm

    Just wanted to drop a quick comment. I'm new to your blog and I have to say you have inspired me all over again with my natural hair. Been natural for a long while, my hair was so damaged from using relaxers. I lovvvvvvvveeeeeee your hairstyles and thank you for giving me various options on hair styles with my own hair

  4. Anonymous
    January 18, 2014 / 6:03 pm

    i just want it longer! its 7 inch now and Im hoping for 9 inch lol Eish a gal can dream and also find a substitute for castor oil!

    ps Im using Avon advanced technique Moroccan argan oil my hair looks,feels and smells amazing

  5. Anonymous
    January 18, 2014 / 1:49 am

    I love this style, are those tree braids? My hair goal this year is try new protective styles that last maximum 2months…

  6. linda
    January 17, 2014 / 8:31 pm

    hey my gosh u have such a beautiful hair I absolutely love it..

    my dear I need your advice ive always had long and beautiful strong hair like my entire life so but last year in November I decided to go for a big chop..I didn't cut off my hair completely but I felt it was way to short to walk around with it so I kept on wearing a lace wig.

    im now in Month 2 after transtioning and I must say im very comfortable with my natural look so I decided not to wear the lace anylonger my hair is slowly growing but can't help but envy my long relaxed hair. .so now a friend of mine has recommended an SCURL and im still contemplating as I feel that that this will delay my goal of achieve a beautiful Afro like yours lol:-) so will u please advise me in this regard. .

    look my hair is still very short but when I make those roubd circles witj the palm of my hand you can definitely see some strong small its not all bad but then I don't wanna make it curly and have regrets later. .


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