Please Forgive Me!

ImageI’ve been gone for a minute and I do apologize for that. Within the last 12 months so much has happened and I had to prioritize. Unfortunately blogging had to go on the back burner. However, I plan to get the ball rolling again. Thanks for sticking around. I shall have new material up every week. I’ll update you on what’s been going on, have hair updates and share my new regimen with you. In the mean time feel free to look at some of my older posts until we can catch up. I hope we never have to stay apart so long again!



2013 Hair Goals

2013 Hair Goals

For 2013, I’ve decided that hair goal setting will be done the SMART way (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-bound). This not only keep hair goals on track but will make the final analysis much easier. Sometimes we tend to set very abstract or vague goals and then don’t get expected results. SMART goals produce results, good or bad (which can always be altered). If you can’t measure it then you can’t manage it. This does not apply only to hair but to any aspect of your life.

So with that said here is a list of my 2013 Hair Goals

1.  Photolog my monthly progress

Every month and in between, I will take photos of my hair with certain styles and in certain positions in order to make a reasonable comparison.

2. Grow hair 6 inches

Hair grows an average of 1/2 inch per month. My aim is to meet or exceed that growth rate by incorporating a healthy diet, exercise, drinking adequate amounts of water each day and by taking hair vitamins. Growing hair is one thing. Retaining length is another thing which brings me to my next goal.

SMART-Goals3. Protective Styling

One way of fulfilling goal # 2 is by doing more protective styling and by ensuring that those ends are tucked away. We’ll see how this works out because I love to wear my hair our mainly because I don’t like any tension whatsoever in my scalp. This means that I will have to experiment more with hair styling. I’ll probably be plaiting or braiding my hair more for lower manipulation. This should be fun.

4. Moisturize, Moisturize, Moisturize & more Moisturize

And by moisturizing I mean, more deep conditioning, using more cream based conditioners, spritzing more water and sealing it all in with an oil or butter of choice. This should happen about four times per week.

What are some of your hair goals for 2013?

My Go To Hairstyle and Makeup Look for the Week

This has been my go to look for the week. Literally. I’ve been feeling under the weather since Sunday (the flu trying to keep me down). As a result, I’ve worn my hair in a high bun (one of my favorite hairstyles) and l’ve done bare minimum with my makeup look. Sometimes less is definitely more. I love my eye shadows but I also loved the natural look this week. What do you think?


Face: Coastal Scents Camouflage Consealer, Fashion Fair ‘Pecan’ Oil Control Powder.
Eyebrows: Coastal Scents Brown Eyeshadow, Avon Mineral Eyeliner in Black (LOVE)
Lips: NYX ‘Hot Cocoa’ Lip Liner, NYX Natural Lip Gloss

First Day of Work Jan 2nd, 2013 – Two Strand Twist Out and Purple Haze Makeup


I started the new year with a hair bang. It was wash day on Jan 1 and then I did a blow out and two strand twisted my hair for work the next day. This was the awesome result. In addition to that I felt super sexy so I did my make up and called it purple haze. Check out the look below. Hope you like.




Happy New Year From IslandGirlCurls

Everyone is wished a blessed and prosperous 2013. It is my wish that not only do all your hair resolutions come thru but I also wish you prosperity in your personal lives. Put God first in all you do. God Bless.