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Hair Products (Bought)

End of Tube Review: Palmer’s Olive Oil Repleneshing Conditioner

The Palmer’s Olive Oil Replenishing Conditioner was one of my first purchases when I decided I was going to be serious about having a new attitude to my hair. I can’t remember exactly when I bought this but I know it was a few months before I shaved my head. I know this because I was itching to use it for at least a few months but I knew I should save it until I started the journey. Finally, after I let the razor loose, I used it for the first time. Now I can’t really give you my first…

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Self Improvement, Skin and Beauty

FACE

Yeesh! That’s one hell of a close up of my face. Don’t mind my unkempt eyebrows. I’m possibly growing them out or I’m just lazy and I haven’t fixed them yet, I haven’t decided. Anyway, I was feeling quite anxious about how to start this post and how to represent the problems I feel that I have. So to illustrate it to you I have to show you something that causes me daily angst. My face. My make-up free, whole screen, no filter face. I do posts pics with no make-up on but damn that is close up! They say…

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Reading & Writing

My 1000 Word Project #5

So here goes practice number 5. I do not have a perfect marriage. Sometimes we argue, mostly bickering and usually very quickly moved on from. But I don’t see my life without my husband and when I think about it, I swear, sometimes it brings me to tears. But again, it’s not perfect. Nothing is. I hope that when people see us, they see a happy family, with flaws of course, but not people trying to project an unattainable level of happiness. Some people though, have lives that look perfect and it is far from that. What are they feeling?…

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Song of the Month

Song Of The Month – March 2017 – Video by India.Arie

LINK TO THE VIDEO I remember when this song came out and it was so different to everything else I was hearing. It was a positive message that, as an insecure teenager, I needed to hear. I just wish that once I put down my hairbrush microphone and left my bedroom I would have been able to put her lessons into practice. It’s only taken me until now to really understand what she means and that it’s ok to just be yourself! It’s hard, but it’s ok. Follow me on YouTube to watch the whole playlist. So here it goes,…

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Hair, Hair Products (DIY), Kids Hair

Spritz Me Baby One More Time

I’ve been looking for an easy and effective leave-in spray for myself and the kids. Plus I am really into the idea of making as many of my own products for my hair as possible. I wasn’t sure how to start so I went to my favourite place after Google…Pinterest. I had a picture of a leave-in spray saved on one of my boards and as I had all the ingredients in my cupboard, there was no reason not to try it. It says that it is a great recipe to keep curls defined overnight which obviously isn’t an issue…

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Hair, Reading & Writing, Self Improvement

Do I Really Look Like A Boy?

One of the many concerns I had when deciding to chop my hair off was whether I would look masculine. I am quite a plain-looking girl, I don’t glam up on a regular basis and due to an overenthusiastic bunch of kids, I don’t often wear earrings as I want to keep my ears intact. With my hair the length it was pre-chop or with the help of extensions, it was clear, I am a girl. Or at least I thought so. You take away all of the things that make it obvious what gender you are and what are…

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Hair

Length Check – 3 Months

People have been saying to me that my hair is growing so fast and I’ve brushed it off everytime, not really sure what to say. I didn’t think it was growing that fast, I still felt bald and then I brushed my hair out in the last week of January at around the 12 week mark and I was amazed. My hair has grown! Hair does grow! MY hair does grow! The results of the length check…duh, duh, duh – 1 and 1/8 inches (at it’s longest point). Wahoo! You probably think I’m a fool to be so proud of…

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Hair, Hair Products (Bought), Hair Products (DIY)

 Just A Quick ACV Update

So the last time I used Apple Cider Vinegar I was an ACV virgin. I’m definitely not an expert now but my second attempt was a massive success. This time I mixed it with the Palmer’s Olive Oil Formula Smoothing Shampoo. The initial plan going into wash day was to put the shampoo, vinegar and some water into a spray bottle and mist myself. However when I got into the shower it was just taking too long to get from bottle to follicle. Instead I ended up taking the sprayer off and dousing myself with it. Massaged it in,  went…

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Hair

Progress Photo

Not much to say other than hair grows, even mine! Let’s keep growing together! xx Lee xx Comments welcome below. How’s your journey going? Hey, why not follow this blog! There should be some follow buttons somewhere on this page if you’re in a browser or you can go to my subscribe page. Find Woeful To FroFull all over social media! And if you’re on WordPress, you know how it easy is! And if you’re into a bit of creative writing, come join me at Woeful Writes xx