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Confession: I’ve never really loved my hair. It’s thin. It’s not perfectly straight but it’s not curly either. It frizzes when it’s humid and kind of develops a mind of its own. But over the years I’ve learned how to make it work for me and what styles are best.
I don’t remember much about changes in my hair when I was pregnant or postpartum with Gabe (7 years ago to be fair), but with
About 4 months postpartum all of that incredible new growth I experienced during pregnancy started shedding. My already thin hair cannot afford a lot of loss, so again I turned to my hairdresser for help and she recommended the Ovation Cell Therapy system. I began using the hair and scalp treatment, shampoo, and conditioner 2-3 times a week and my hair had a noticeable improvement within a couple of months. Around this time I also started adding a scoop of Collagen Peptides to my coffee and I think that also contributed to the improvements I was seeing. The 2 photos above were taken almost exactly a year apart! I have lots of new growth once again and while all those little baby hairs can be a little annoying (refer to frizz factor above), I’m so glad they’re there!
The last tool that I added that I think has helped improve my hair is the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer. Y’all this thing is amazing. It dries my hair in about 10 minutes (granted my hair is thin, but that’s still pretty good!), adds incredible volume, and has drastically reduced the amount of styling (read: heat damage) that is needed. I’ve also found that I’m able to go longer between washes since I’ve started using it.
Pregnancy does all kinds of weird things to your body that no one tells you or prepares you for. As a new