It had been five years and some change since the "Big Chop", and the ups and downs still continued... I've learned a lot about what products work with my hair and what doesn't, I've learned about essential oils and what ingredients to avoid and my hair has become very happy without the parabens and sulphates that it lived on in my teen years...
I won't prattle on about how long my hair used to be back in the day because I love my current bald fade. Nonetheless, I feel compelled to share what helped me get through my awkward length phases and helped me nurture the growth that I did experience when I wore my hair in longer styles. Here are a few essentials that I kept near and dear to me when I grew my hair past the nape of my neck:
What about you? What hair products and essential tools can't you live without?
This was originally posted on 19 November, 2013.