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Spiritual Goals for HAIR?!

At the end of 2016, I wrote a blog post on goals I have for my hair going into the new year. I didn’t want to retain 6 inches of growth. I didn’t want to reach waist length. Nope. I ditched the usual hair length goals, and opted for spiritual hair goals instead. What does that mean? Well for me it means wanting my hair to be aligned with the woman I am blossoming into and sometimes (most times) that can’t be measured in inches. 

What I love about womanhood, and frankly the journey of life, are the various stages one goes through. Not too long ago, I was a length-obsessed naturalista. Focusing on growing my hair taught me discipline – something I lacked in many other areas of my life as President and CEO of Procrastinators R’ Us. I was elated when I saw each inch of progress grazing against my back, and even more motivated by the oohs and aahs of those who came across my fro. I still held onto a notion I had as a little girl that long hair meant happiness. As a 10 year old, I thought those with long hair were automatically beautiful and had no problems. Long hair was the solution to all of life’s problems! Clearly, this isn’t true, but I think a few years ago when I obsessed over length, I subconsciously thought having long hair would make me happier, more beautiful, more unique, and more desirable.


It was important for me to go through that length-crazed phase. I got to see the potential for my hair to thrive. Plus, part of the reason I’m in love with my hair now is because of how closely we bonded when I gave it so much of my attention. But now, I’m just letting my hair be. I know I am beautiful, unique and desirable both with and without her, so I don’t focus on her to make me happy. (Thankfully, my hair is loyal and she doesn’t beat me up too much when I neglect her). Today, I am focusing on inner peace and joy, and I’ll free my hair to manifest at whichever length and style feels right for the moment.


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Muhga Eltigani

Muhga Eltigani

After years of using products that left her hair dry, damaged, and dull, Muhga Eltigani decided to chop off her hair and start over. For 6 months, she committed to using only natural ingredients on her hair- foods from her fridge and the grocery store with names she recognized, like avocados, olive oil, coconut, baking soda, and even eggs. She found support through an online community of women like her, sharing recipes and ingredients on Youtube.

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