Hair Goals

so.. i'm here in my room thinking about the hair goals i want to achieve. hmm it dons on me! i can reach two hair goals in just a year, maybe even more but i'll keep it simple and just say two at the moment. but anywho, i've measure how many inches each goal is :

[x] ear length 3 inches
[x] neck length 6 inches
[ ] shoulder length 9 inches
[ ] armpit length 12 inches
[ ] brastrap length 15 inches
[ ] midback length 18 inches
[ ] waist length 21 inches

and approximently each goal for my hair is 3 inches apart. how lucky am i? lols. and if my hair grows at the average growth rate a month 1/2 an inch ... i'll have 6 inches for each year. not bad at all.

so started with above ear length when i started my natural hair journey. it was i believe 2 inches and i'm aiming for armpit length by my one year hair anniversary... meaning i'm trying to grow 10 inches which can be possible in just one year. i might be glazing armpit length 10 - 11 inches or so, we won't know until my one year rolls around. but let's assume i do make it to armpit length on my one year anniversary, my next two goals to achieve would be bra strap length and midback length before my two years hair anniversary .. i can even exceed that and make it to waist length hair. 15 inches to left until i reach my ultimate goal, i might continue to proceed and try hip length, even tailbone length ;) ..... that's why it's called a hair journey right ?



Natural Hair Tag

  • why did you decide to go natural?
one reason why is because i never liked getting my hair relax, i would do it once or twice a year if i thought i needed it. at this point, i knew nothing about hair journeys nor stretching. also the thinning look really started to bother me, so i decided to go natural for myself. i was older and more knowledgeable to being able to care for my hair properly. plus i went to salons for relaxers = $$$ and being a college student is not what i needed or wanted to spend on at all.

  • how long did you transition?
my hair journey begun December 26, 2010 and i transitioned for 5 months until May 26, 2011. my goal was to transitioned for a year but the two textures was not fun for me. my natural hair would take to everything but my relaxed end just tangles when wash day came and it was so blah.

  • what is your hair texture?
it's different as most hair lols. if going by the hair type chart, i've been told i'm 3c 4a but i'm not sure. all i know it's some regions on my head is curly, some kinky, some loosely... but i'll definitely look into it as my hair gets longer.

  • how did your friends and family react to your big chop?
hehe it was a mixture of emotions. my mom never wanted me to cut my hair, she always insisted to transition and cut over time. but i'm bold and just wanted to cut my hair. i love getting hair cuts, so it took some days for her to get use to me having short hair like this. my boyfriend didn't know what to say, he was shocked and taken back as well...but now he loves it. and my friends all loved it! they said it fits my face and that i'm the type to rock anything really and still make it look fabulous.

  • what is your hair length now?
i am currently neck length. i started my hair journey at above ear length and this is the shortest my hair has ever been in my entire life.

  • where do you see your hair in a year post BC? (if it hasn't past already)
i am hoping for armpit length hair, which i know is a bit of a stretch starting from above ear length. but nothing is impossible especially if you continueously give it 110% you can make it far.

  • what is your ultimate hair goal?
ultimately, i would like to reach waist length in 2 years max. after that goal is reached i would'nt mind going beyond if my hair allows me. reaching waist length would just allow me to enjoy big hair don't care hairstyles wich i absolutely LOVE!


Month One

short post: that's correct, month one of my seven months personal hair challenge is complete. today marks the one month (october 9th) into the challenge. so far so good i should say. i'm hoping to see a big difference when my one year hair anniversary rolls around in may. i decided that i will straighten my hair and trim off the ends, because i'll be due for a trim for sure. lols anyways keeping it simple and staying consistant. starting from ear length seems like my goals further than ever...well it is though.... grrrr waist length i'll have you some day!




is it just me or does every female in the world who comes to that point in life and craves for a family of their own? i've been fighting this craving for awhile now, trying to just focus in school and get my life right with a career and degrees to my name. also pursuing this modeling career with my height is not the easiest since im not 5'7 just a few inches shy but i have long legs to make up for it. thanks to my body decision to grow with a short torso. but back to my craving...ladies, i want a family of my own. i want to be a wife, a mother. i guess i want it all right now. but i also want to give my children a wonderful life with no worries --- hakuna matata. when though?! i don't know but this craving just keeps on growing and growing until... i'm pregnant... i guess. sigh, i just want a family to call my own....



friday night: i deep conditioned overnight with shea moisture deep treatment masque. it was heavenly.

saturday morning: i simply washed my scalp with shea moisture moisture retention shampoo (diluted). the masque was still in my hair while i focused shampooing my scalp and then rinse them both out. this is my hair fresh out the shower with absolutely NO products in it.

i used giovanni direct moisture leave in conditioner after taking those two pictures. then i used shea moisture curl enhance smoothie to two stand twist my hair i did 24 twist. i'm still on my personal seven months protective styling challenge. once this is done, i have another personal challenge that i would like to do for a year if i'm trying to reach midback length lols.

i can't wait until my one year hair anniversary May 26, 2011 to see where my hair is at. i'm hoping for armpit length crossing my fingers praying. there was more pictures to add but i broke my SD reader and couldn't upload the rest of the pictures. i, also recieve my prize from Siletto Minded contest saturday morning as well. so my day went wonderful


Excuse Me?

this is so disappointing. i was on the bus going home from school, and an old childhood friend of mine got on. i saw that he was with his baby's mother and their son. so there's three free seats in front of me, and one free seat next to me. she sat down and placed the car seat on one seat...leaving one free seat. as soon as he turned around, his eyes immediately went to me. and i knew he was going to sit right next to me. and he does indeed. i looked at his girl and just felt awkward beyond words. he sits down and puts all eyes on me, making the whole bus look at me like if i had been with him at some point in life...which i never had. at first our conversation was settled. we talked about our cell phones (weird) lols and how we've both been, where we are in life and such of those general things. we'll i'm thinking this isn't so bad at all..until he started confessing his crush for me to the mother of child....OMG excuse me? and then he had the audacity to ask me why i never gave him a chance, that i could of been where his girl is at now .................. P A U S E .............. i can see the hurt in this girl's face. i was in such an awkward position, i didn't know what to say but look uncomfortable. i swear everyone couldn't believe their eyes. not to mention he asked me to be his weekend girl EXCUSE ME? i started to get irritated, then we got on the topic of marriage. i talked about how i see my boyfriend and i heading down towards that road in the near future.. his girl said she wants to get married before having anymore kids (good for you girl) and he said he's never getting married..........what? .... he said NEVER getting married, i looked at his girl and she looked at me and we both shook our heads. so small minded, and then he tried to explain himself, i didn't wanna hear it anymore. then we got on the subject of pregnancy, and his girl was like please just make sure it's with someone you love and are really ready to bring another life into this world. apparently, she didn't seem so happy with who she had a baby with but their son is absolutely precious (he slept the whole bus ride, too adorable). after a bit of silence and me looking out the window...he then brought up his ex which i'm friends with, saying that he's upset she doesn't speak to him because she's in a new relationship. he said that he wants to share the moments he shines with her (another aspiring model)...like umm you have a family to take care of, why are you still so attached to your ex? like you were the reason she left, now she's happy and you want her back...stop looking back and keep moving forward, enjoy the precious little bundle you brought into the world and treat your girl right! there's a lot more to write about, if i could just have recorded the whole conversation. lols the gestures and comments he made to me...for me...is unbelievable. i had to tell my baby about it, sigh what can happen in just thirty minutes.




Oh My Gosh!

my day started like this: i'm in class listening to my professor talk...as i'm writing down notes, i decided to check my mail (email) for no reason at all. and when i did i saw that i had an email from Stiletto Minded (check her blog out) ... the first thing i saw was "CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" man as soon as my eyes saw that word i screamed! aha yes, i scared in class shocking my whole class including myself. my professor asked me if everything was alright i replied, "just peachy". yes, it was peachy because she just told me i won --- the FFOTD contest, wait a minute PAUSE... she just said i won?! me, poca won?! i, kimi won?! i hardly enter contest that deals with makeup because i'm fairly new at this. i don't know the mac brush numbers by heart, i don't know the true difference between palettes, you know i'm a true beginner. i had this friend of mine explain the difference of concealer, foundations, primer and all that for me. i still get confuse a bit, on top of that i hardly wear makeup. like HARDLY ever so i stray away from contest of those. i'm very much into eyeshadows though, i don't care for much overall face cover up...nope just focus on my eyes please :) lols. well anyways, i entered and won. this gave me the motavation to keep educating myself with all the terms, and which brush is which :) --- well i just wanted to say thank you Stiletto Minded for the oppertunity to enter in the contest. thank you so much! it just brighten up my day when i saw your email....literally lols.

oh by the way, i got me a new follower. Jersey Blogess, i scanned her blog and than caught myself reading every post on the main page before clicking "older post" lols. you know when you found a good book to read, you just don't wanna put it down....that was her blog for me lols. it was cute, pictures and she's about fashion. i like uniqueness and think everyone is capable of bringing out their fashionista...but just a bit scared. you got yourself a new follower as well, heyyyyy!