Sunday, February 5, 2012

1 Year Anniversary Giveaway

This day last year I took up a pair of scissors and began snipping, it has been one of the best decisions I have made. It was not without obstacles, trials, and days of complete frustration. Am I where I expected to be length wise? No. Thickness, sort of. But I'm happy...really happy actually. I can't make my hair be what I want it to be but I love that, it's like an extension of me. Lola (yes, I named my hair) and I have our bad days and our good days but I couldn't see it any other way.

My Journey- @ my 6 month mark I had a major set back, around my 9th month or so I cut 2 inches of scab hair off

 To celebrate I am having a 1 year anniversary giveaway!!!

I'm originally from Brooklyn, NY and one of the things that I miss is the creativity of the individuals out there. Don't get me wrong there are creative people out here in Arizona I just find you have to search for it. In NY you just walk out your door and it's all around you in fashion, stop into any train station and you will find break dancer, singers, saxophone and guitar players. Undiscovered artists on the sidewalk, people beating buckets like they were drums...I can go on and on. This inspired me on what I should do for my giveaway. In your most creative way answer this following question....

Why did you become natural? 
Why have you decided to transition to natural hair?

Poems, rapping, singing, art, spoken word, where ever your mind takes you. Just be you, everything else will shine through.

  •  All contestants must be a member of Coffee Coloured Tresses
  • One entry per person
  •  Contest begins 5 Feb and ends 29 Feb (more than enough time to get your creative juices flowing)
  • All submission must be made by 11:59 Mountain Time by February 29th, 2012
  • All entries/links must be posted in the comments section of this post
  • All submitted work MUST be yours
  • Have fun with it

     16 oz of Terressentials Pure Earth Hair Wash of your choice
16 oz of Elasta QP DPR-11 Deep Penetrating Moisturizer
Detangler Brush- Watch video below (Note: The brush above was not bought from the individual mentioned in the video)

 Winners Will be announced NLT March 5th, 2012
     Good Luck 
Contest Closed


  1. I speak the language of love through the coils of my hair,
    I learned the virtue of patience through its tangling snares,
    The love that has grown throughout my natural love affair,
    Is a love slowly declared and wasn't always there

    Going thru the motions of an unconscious scissor showdown,
    I didn't realize the effect short hair could have on me,
    A continuous hassle of a five month throw down,
    Caused me to question if I was ready for this mentally,

    Tossed into an evolution I never saw coming,
    Fitness, to skin care, to nails and fashion,
    These things was something that I always kept running,
    And never thought they would end up my passions

    Three years later, there's a mane in the mirror,
    Evolution is as bright as the vision is clearer,
    The girl I would dream about being in the past,
    Is finally standing before me at last.

    ~ Mskraizy

  2. Aww shoo! ^ stuff just got trill!

    Loved it! :)