Black by Demand

I have surely missed you guys! This thing called life has been battling with my ability to post as often as I would like. Hopefully, I’ll be back on track shortly. But enough about that. Have you noticed something different about me???? I cut my hair (the BIG CHOP as they would call it in the natural world)!!  I’ve decided to go natural, so I cut it off so that I could start fresh. If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, then this is no surprise for you.  Every time I look in the mirror, I’m a little startled because I’ve never had my hair this short before. It is going to take a minute to get used to this. I’ll be so happy when it starts growing. I don’t plan on keeping it short. I want big, pretty hair!! Have you noticed something else different? My glasses!!! Yes, I wear glasses, but they have yet to make a debut on my blog until now. Most of the time I wear my contacts, but my eyes needed a break this day.
Skirt: Gift from Reiko, Tank & Belt (men’s): Old Navy, Blazer: Charlotte Russe, Clutch: Curly in the City, Ring: H&M, Shoes: Steve Madden, Necklace: eBay

How amazing is this vintage necklace!!! Can you believe I only paid $1.49 (plus $2 shipping) for this? It also came with the matching bracelet. I found it on eBay. If you’re an avid eBay shopper, then you know the quality of items on there can be hit or miss. I couldn’t believe the quality of these pieces. As of late, I have found so many vintage necklaces on eBay. I’ll try to do a post on all of the things I’ve found.

 So what do you think of my new hair? Any hair products you suggest?

Talk to you soon,

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  1. says

    YAY! The skirt appears! You look fab! Great styling! You are courageous to do the Big Chop…I was too afraid, I just transitioned with protective styles.

    I am enjoying the black and brown combo!

  2. Mook says

    The cut looks absolutely adorable on you Ms. Prissy! I am also loving the skirt & how you styled it. I really want that necklace! :-) #fingerscrossed

  3. says

    I don’t have any products to suggest, but I LOVE your hair!! The shoes, the clutch and the necklace are all so cute! Love your look!

  4. says

    The cut looks amazing on you! The only products I can suggest are natural oils like Coconut oil. Just try to maintain moisture to prevent breaking.

  5. Sing says

    Congrats on your natural journey. The cut looks great on you, you pull it off well. Love this all black too, very nice pieces.

  6. Sing says

    100% natural oils, moisture is key. Every hair type is different, so you have to find what works for you. It’s really trial and error to find what makes your particular curl pattern pop.

  7. says

    Labor day of 2011, I did this exact same cut(hand to GOD). I started following your blog about December/January, and decided to grow my hair back. WTH?? The grass is always greener.

  8. says

    très jolie tenue, et j’adore tes chaussures.

    Is what I can take the last picture of your s shoes and put on my page Trumblr (shoes, more shoes …) if you do dérangfe, because I really like this photo, and footwear as.

  9. says

    I love the new ‘do! You wear it very well (: As far as products, I use Carol’s Daughter products, but am starting to wonder if I need to be spending so much money. I have found the forums at curlynikki dot com to be really helpful–so many people use so many different things, you may find it’s just trial and error.

  10. Fredetta says

    ebay is a wonderful place…i love it lol love the necklace and this outfit!

  11. says

    I love the hair, I know how the natural process goes and I have challenged myself to a no heat challenge for 6 months so far I have 2 months down.

  12. Dobe says

    Cute! Although it’s going to take some used to, because I loved all your styles when you had hair, lol. I’d recommend Shea Moisture products, which you could find at Target. They’re awesome and affordable! Along with your natural oils, as someone mentioned above (coconut, almond, etc). I’d also recommend natural African shea butter… it works wonders! Can’t wait to see your growth :)


  13. mia says

    I think you look great with the big chop. Second some products to use is find a good shampoo , conditioner, and moisturister. Keep it simple don’t get caught up in what everyone else is using. You have to find what products work for your hair. Its trial and error.

  14. says

    You are daring, gorgeous and pure style. I have miss you so much
    Love this black perfect ensemble, dear Prissy.

  15. shaylia fann says

    P, Kauuuuuutttteeee! I think we were both thinking the same thing. I went into my mom’s salon last week and told her to do what she does best……….Welcome to the bald & beautiful club!

  16. says

    Love that belt! I’ve been looking for something similar for a while, now I know where they have been hiding…the men’s department. Thanks.

  17. says

    You are so dang fierce with that hair!!! I love it, love it, love it! And the glasses=LOVE. In other news….I need to get over to Curly In The City & get one of these carry alls already! xo, Rita

  18. G. says

    That vintage necklace is gorgeous. Congrats on your twa! Try to find products that help keep your hair moisturized.

  19. MrsSaditty says

    You look stunning….the cut makes your features POP! I’ve been natural nearly 3 years: don’t get caught up in this and that product. As the commenters above said, natural oils. Wash with a bit of baking soda and cheap condish and use coconut, Shea, almond, avocado oils to moisturizer and maintain.

  20. PiperGlam says

    Love your hair!!! I’m so jealous! I want to do the big chop and I’m really only a minute from it as far as length is concerned, but I just won’t do it. But one of the best oils I have found and used is Now’s Apricot Oil. It mimics the hairs natural oils. I put it on before a conditioner. Makes the hair soft and supple.

  21. Leese says

    You look great!! Loving the natural look on you. The shoes are fresh too!

  22. says

    You look great, Prissy! I did the big chop way back in May ’10. I left out an inch, though. Also, I never ‘wore’ it out in public. *shrugs* I’m also #teamfoureyes! I only wear contacts when I’m heading out which is like once or twice a week.

    Very nice outfit. Really feeling the clutch. Too cute.

  23. arlene says

    I never leave comments but always visit your site:) Your hair looks beautiful,and so do the glasses!

  24. says

    Your twitter avi didn’t do the new cutr justice. I love it!!!! Welcome to the club.I’m so not a product junkie so I can’t recommend much. i will say water is your hair’s best friend. Karrie (my hair loves H20. Pleats, black, maxi length = winner. Isn’t Reiko a darling? I’ve been rockibg my new Ray Ban specs too..great minds.

  25. talisha says

    Hey love the cut. Surprised you didn’t do a big earring now that your hair is short. But I wanted to know if you give outfit advice?

  26. says

    I love your big chop. You have a beautiful face so you can wear your hair short or long and still look fly!! The shoes and bag are yummy!!

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