Many of my Instagram followers know that I refer to my hair as “Sybil”. After all of my years working with people with mental illness, this name described my hair to a T. The movie Sybil is based on a young women who has a psychotic breakdown and in turn she has several other personalities that begin to surface. After I did my BC (big chop) my hair behaved and reacted just like Sybil. There were good days were she behaved well and other days when she would just “fight” with me. After several months of finding the right medication (products) I’m happy to say that Sybil is doing much better, but we are still dealing with 2 other very difficult personalities (textures).
My hair on the sides is coarse and dry and doesn’t respond well unless I do a wash and go or finger coils. The top and back of my hair are AWESOME! They do what they are supposed to and my curls and coils in those area are always so nice and shiny and pretty. And well… not sure about the crown of my hair. That part of my hair gets the side eye almost daily. It’s like a puff of cotton up there. Doesn’t want to coil or do anything right. O_o [Read more…]