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My Natural Hair 2007-Present

12/31/09 Year-End UPDATE:
Watch Reniece's New Year's Eve Bun Drop Video
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My hair is now 100% relaxer-free

Last Relaxer: September 2006
Hair Type 4a
Current Length: Past bra strap (stretched) Shoulder-length (unstretched)
Current Style: Bun
As of Dec 2009, I am 3 years and 3 months relaxer-free

*Currently wearing weaves while growing out hair
*I like sleek, polished looks so I will wear my hair straight 99% of the time and I'm not scared of the heat (for my hair)
*Transitioned for about 9 months before cutting most of the relaxed ends

1/1/10 QUICK NOTE: Yes, I primarily use the pressing comb when I press my hair. However, for this latest update, I used a flat-iron this time :o)
(Many of you have asked so I thought I'd add a little note)

Shrinkage and Length Check

Shrinkage and Length Check

2009 and 2008 comparisons

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Uploaded: December 31, 2009
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  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    4 years 11 months ago
    If you can get it doen to 8 you are there. Is that asking to much?
  • 5 years 4 months ago
    WOW, I pray my journey goes this well.
  • ReRe (Private)
    5 years 7 months ago
    When wearing a weave, how often to you recommend getting your ends trimmed or dusted?