I’m happy to be a member of #TeamNatural. However, as my hair gets longer, the curls are finer than I expected. I’m also having difficulty finding protective styles that are age-appropriate. As I crawl down the rabbit hole of Pinterest and YouTube tutorials, the styles (time, upkeep) are just as complicated as when I relaxed my hair.
When I see pixie cuts, my heart aches. If I cut two years of growth, my heart will ache. Knowing these feelings are temporary isn’t comforting. Getting opinions of close friends are good, but rarely objective. The all-consuming humidity of New Orleans doesn’t help me keep a great, straight style, even with a relaxer.
I welcome comments about what you do, have done or solutions to in-between hair lengths. Please!
A quick note: the long hair photos are my goal, not current length.