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I know I am not alone on this natural hair journey. I have officially been natural since 2009 (when I did the big chop,) but I have found out that this journey is ongoing. I am excited to take you along with me so that we can share tips and feel not so alone as we rediscover our beautiful hair. So, today I want to share my recent decision to help get my hair back looking healthy.

To give you a little history, almost two years ago, my doctor confirmed that I was anemic and told me to start taking prenatal vitamins to build up my iron. A few months after taking them, I started noticing that the vitamins were making my hair grow in thicker. I could tell a huge difference from the hair growing in and the hair towards the bottom of my hair. I loved this thick new hair growth, but my ends were looking hit! Well, last week, I finally decided to cut about two inches off to see how much my curls would improve. OMG! I love the results.

Below are two pictures of my hair before I cut two inches off.

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In the picture above you can see that hair coming out of my ponytail doesn’t have a nice defined curl.

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In the picture above, you can see a curl pattern, but it’s loose and thin towards the ends.

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In this picture above, you can see the fullness of my hair and how my curls are more defined.

To achieve this look, I washed my hair. Then combined it out while the shampoo was in it. After rinsing out the shampoo, I dried it with a towel (so it wasn’t dripping wet) and then used Shea Moisture Curl and Style Milk throughout my hair. I fluffed it and shaped it with my fingers to create an even fullness. Also, for those who want to see if prenatal vitamins will work for you, I used Family Dollar brand for $5.

Stay tuned for more natural hair journey tips and styles next Monday.

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