Hair Raising.....

A couple of people have asked to see how my hair has been progressing since my last BC. Well, here's my natural hair journey, from last year when I started from scratch, till a couple of weeks ago.

Feb 2010, a month after my BC.
Rocking a Wash n Go.

Another Wash N Go, with Red Lippy to accessorize.
I also sometimes drape my office area with fabric..brightens up an otherwise dull day.

A Braid out, otherwise known as "Kubomoa matuta na kuziwacha".

I think this was a 4 day old Blow out (Blow Dry).

Another Braid out, a tad longer.

Afroooooo.....patted down my hair a little bit, added the leather jacket, and BAM!!
The Flash and I woulda looked so good together.
But hey...I'll always have Makmende!
Which reminds me....
...Remember my alter ego, Britannia? She used to date.....
...this guy. He's got a pretty cool fro as well. Sigh...he did her wrong though. If you don't know what I'm talking about, watch this video. Anyway, back to the plot!

I made that little hair thing.

Fro Hawk!!!

Mid March 2011...BAM!
 It's a mild Blow out....but the fro is making it's presence known. I'm trying not to straighten my hair too much, I'm AFRAID of using heat on my hair. I shall do a complete blow out sometime in June.

And of course, when I feel as though my hair isn't getting to BAA (Big Ass Afro) status as fast as I'd like it to, I turn to my friend for perspective. Works like a charm!
And there it is....14 months of natural hair, post BC.
Catch my full hair story at Kurly Kichana.
Cheers.

10 comments

  1. OMG!! Am inspired!! My hair is still 3 months old, so you can imagine how annoying it can get at times...anyhu, am not giving up.

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  2. wow lovely. im consoled tht you have to blow out for it to stretch ..my hair is a lil long since my bc but it just ciils in.. cant wait to rock it like yours...love the vid btw..cool crew

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  3. Hey...Wow and wow totally love the hair..My hair is totally natural almost the same age as your but how do manage a wash and Go..Immediately i wash my hair it shrinks at a rate that is crazy.

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  4. Judy, keep going strong....you won't believe how good you'll feel in another 3 months, and another 3 months.....!!

    Mbabazi...I'm sure you'll look gorgeous....coz you look stunning with your hair short...I'm sure as your fro grows it'll be amazing!

    Anonymous, my hair shrinks as well....ridiculously...so I rock wash n gos when I am feeling really, really lazy. I prefer to wash my hair at night nowadays, so that I put it in twists or matutas(3 strand twists) before I sleep. I also find that it stretches my hair out, preventing tangles and fairy knots. And now that it's longer, doing the twists takes a much shorter time.

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  5. I love that little hair thing!! and your blog- someone suggested it after I recently got the Big Chop on my previously relaxed hair and it's quickly turning out to be a pretty good formula for procrastination on a dull weeknight.

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  6. now i want short hair!!

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  7. Girl, i have stalked your blog all day trying to find a pic of you rocking that 'hair thing'-after seeing ur pic on Kurly Kichana. So cute..tell me how you made it? Or where i can get one? Pretty please?

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  8. Hey Mbithe!! So funny you should comment on it today. I shall be posting about it later on, as I just made another one for another reader. Look out for the post, coming in a couple of hours!!

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