2010 ended with me being unhappy with the feel of my hair. The last six inches felt damaged and I was unsure how to proceed. I remembered my dyeing it the temporary plum color in 2007 and how I liked the results then so I decided to try this again in January 2011:
I think the intense conditioning did make the ends feel better but it was really only a temporary fix. By May, the ends again were not feeling healthy:
So, this ends the recounting of my hair history from 2004 to the present. From this point forward, I will commence posting about my efforts to attain further length and improved health. A very helpful discovery I made last month was coconut oil. It's showing great promise in eliminating tangles and penetrating the hair shaft to improve the hair's health. I also plan on trying Feye's self-trim method soon to give myself regular small trims.