BETTY CHAMBERS

Narcissism for Black Women: The Very Good and Healthy Expression of Deep Self-Love, and Extreme Self-Devotion. Why? Because It's Good For Ya! And Sometimes I Write about Natural Hair, Among Other Things


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Hair: travel style, observations, and conditioner concoction

Returning to Normalcy (Yawn) and Travel Observations In September, I was away for nearly three (3) weeks, and honestly, it was a downer to return. I never used to feel that way. I used to be so happy to be back in America it wasn’t funny. This was the first time I realized I could […]

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Hair: Length Check and Bantu Knots

Note: My hair type is 4a-z, nappy, kinky, coily, cottony, soft, fine, moderately thick, and very very delicate. Time to check the hair length again! It grows so slow now-a-days. I’m still trying to figure out where that growth spurt a couple of years ago was due to. I had to cut off 1/2 an […]

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Product Junkie: Ending the Fix

Kicking The Product Junkie Habit The irony of my shopping spree these past few months, is that I will probably go back to what I used in the good old days: Garnier Fructis (leave-in conditioner, conditioner) or Suave, castor oil (hard or liquid), and aloe vera. That’s all I really need. All the other stuff […]

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Brain Dump Tuesday

Exposing the Hair I’m looking for a weekly style in which I can wear my hair un-braided, uncovered and exposed. Perhaps a Bantu-knot twist-out, braid-out, or something. Weekly or bi-weekly flat ironing is a big no-no. Expose my hair to the elements? Phew, I shudder at the thought. My hair doesn’t take to the air […]

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My Hair: It’s Too Black!

On Christmas Day, I flat ironed my hair. The day before I washed and deep, deep, deep conditioned it. I’m actually sorry I didn’t take a picture (see an example below). No big deal. Next time I straighten, and / or curl my hair, I will take one. I simply enjoy the comparison shots. I […]

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Hair Again – Vanity Check – hair washing routine

Oh, joy. Washing hair is a drag in the winter. I prefer to wash in warm weather, it is easier to do, because I don’t worry about a completely dry scalp. Unlike other mortal beings, I can’t walk about with a damp scalp. It must be nearly bone dry. Last I’ve checked my hair length […]

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Hair Matters: Don’t Do it Again

Trying Something New I went against my own credo to leave my hair alone and stop experimenting. Out of curiosity – because I’m always curious – I decided to try something new: leave conditioner in my hair. Now, I’m asking myself: Why did I do that? I did it, because I wanted to see if […]

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Hair at End of Year: Did I Make Progress?

I suppose these are pictures of progress. I don’t see much of it. I blow dry to get a little stretch. That’s the case in all of the pictures. Going by the rule of half an inch a month, I thought that by December I’d gain at least 4 inches. Well, if I did, I […]

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Hair Day: Aloe Vera

I’ve recently switched to using aloe vera (no alcohol) in my hair. I was using castor oil grease and olive oil creme, but the stuff exacerbates my acne. I fight acne daily. It’s a battle between having clear skin and long hair. Repeating myself: I wash my hair with conditioners mostly. I use Creme of […]

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