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Big Chop Completed!!

Well my wonderful readers, I have finally made the leap to natural!  On December 27, 2009 I did a live broadcast of myself cutting the rest of my relaxed ends off.  It was such a freeing feeling to not have to deal with damaged chemically treated hair any longer.  As I write this, I am uploading an abridged version of the live broadcast to YouTube.  I was so nervous (with excitement) while I was snip snip snipping away!  Because of my nervousness, the original broadcast was longer than I planned, and I jabbered non-stop.

I just love playing with my curls and coils without the limp straightened hair in the way.  I went to Vegas the day after the chop, but I wore a wig to protect my hair from the elements (it was cold in Vegas last week—brrrr!)  Since it’s been pretty warm here back home in Palm Springs, my hair has been allowed to be free and wild.  I gave it a really nice, deep conditioning treatment yesterday, and my hair is thanking me non-stop LOL.  Right now my hair is just to the bottom of my neck.  My plan is to have my hair be at least shoulder length by December 2010.  I think that if I make sure that I don’t do too much my hair will flourish and continue to be healthy and gorgeous for years to come.

Another Megatek/OCT Update

A few days later than promised, I have another update on the growth I got from using Megatek and Ovation Cell Therapy (OCT).  I just bought and added the OCT about a month ago.  I have been combing it with the MT and applying it every night.  I also added oiling my scalp with coconut oil before I go to bed to protect my ends.    So without further ado, here are the latest growth pics from August to November.  I’m almost APL now =)

August/September

November

3 Week/2 Month MegaTek Update

Well, I’ve been using MT for about 3 weeks now.  I apply it to my scalp twice a day (morning and night) and I have noticed new growth coming in, but it’s a little too early right now to see a significant difference.  The difference I DID notice is that my hair is stronger, getting thicker, and feels softer.  I also notice that my new growth is softer and easier to comb through in addition to my hair looking shinier.  I’m contstantly surprised at how much of a difference there is in lenght from when my hair is dry and when it’s wet.  I’ll continue to use MT along with my Ayurveda.  Hopefully by the end of this month I will finally hit APL.

ETA October 31,  2008:  It’s been about two months now and megatek has really helped to thicken my hair, and there is growth, too, but since I’m not using heat for a while (because I tend to abuse it and have to chop off hair as a result), I don’t know exactly how much.  As an experiment, I relaxed my hair about 3 weeks ago, to see what I could see.  Two weeks post I felt new growth coming up.  I just bought some Ovation Cell Therapy (OCT) to see if the growth can be increased.  I have a few strands touching APL right now, but it’s not full APL yet.  I’m hoping by my birthday at the end of November I will be there.  I’ll take comparison pics then =) I want to be really suprised, and I hope that I am…fingers crossed!

Before:

3 Weeks of MT:

3 month update coming in November