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A Double Processed Disaster

I have been doing my hair myself for about 30 years.  I would occasionally go to a hair salon for a cut after braids or new style.  I permed and colored it myself.  I recently decided to start going to a salon to treat myself. ...
 
 
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Good and Bad Hair???

“Talkin bout good and bad hair.  Whether you’re dark or you’re fair.   Go on and swear, see if I care good and bad hair”.  Don’t you just love Spike Lee’s movie ‘School Daze’?   If you haven’t seen it (and I can’t imagine that ...

 
 
 
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Mighty Morphing Hair

I don’t know much about hair but I decided it would be a good idea to give my hair a rest by getting a full head weave. I’m in college so the cost was a pretty big deal to me. I bought 2 $30 packs of tight wavy hair...
 
 
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Lace Fronts Gone Bad

In September of 2006 I decided to try the front-lace wig.  I have in my lifetime , tried just about every type of weave there was and decided to try something different.  My wigs were ordered ($2750.00) and I was scheduled to c...

 
 
 
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Fried, Dyed, and None on the Side

My poor hair has been through!  It has been fried, dyed, twisted, braided, weaved, cut…. You name it.   A few years ago, I was going to a salon.  I was wearing a wrap.  I knew nothing about hair, and I trusted the stylist...
 
 
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Hair Down the Drain

I was going to a stylist for a year, well one day I wanted a change and called her and told her that I would like to add a couple of streaks to my hair and she agreed.  The day of my appointment my stylist forgot that I wanted ...

 
 
 
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The Big Chop

I was natural from about 1999-2006. I had a baby in 11/05 and figured I no longer had time to spend 5 hours twisting my hair so I decided to get it relaxed. Well after going faithfully every 2 weeks getting my hair done I decid...
 
 
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Relaxer Mishaps!

I was wearing a short natural (afro) for about 3 years.  Occasionally I would get a texterizer applied  to soften the natural curl.  I went to this Salon I had never been to before and ask the lady if she could put a texterizer...

 
 
 
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Flexi rod Failures

I let a friend roll my hair with some spiral curl rollers. I’m not sure if she rolled it to tight or what, but I had knots in my hair which caused my hair to get tangled and come out! The more I tried to comb the knots ou...