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Deep conditions with braids

18 Mar

Protective styles are great to use when you want to grow your hair and prevent breakage but protective styles can actually mess up your hair if not taken care of correctly. For one, you shouldn’t chafe your hair regimen just because you have a protective style in. Being consistent really matter when it come to hair. One thing on your regimen. That shouldn’t change is wash day! My wash day is every Sunday like many naturals and what I love to do is deep condition. When I deep condition in braids I make sure I start at the scalp n and work my way down. After that I make sure I put deep conditioner on every inch of my individual braids because I don’t want to miss anything(wastes product but better safe then sorry). Enough of me rambling I am going to tell you how I make my smell good conditioning mix.

Materials:
Cantu Shea butter leave in repair cream
Extrav Virgin Olive Oil(EVOO)
Conditioner(your fav that puts in moisture in your hair)
Plastic fork
Bowl/cup

Instructions:
First mix the cantu Shea butter and EVOO in a container and mix until the mix starts to look like yogurt. After that put in your favorite conditioner and mix until its as thick as you want it then add your favorite oil(mine is coconut oil). After that continue to mix and let for about 5 min. While you separate your hair. Then take the fork you used to mix the ingredients together and apply the mix on to your finger tips then apply to scalp in each section. Do that in each section the take remaining conditioner and apply it to your braids from the root to the tip(or where your hair stops). Keep the mix in you hair for as long as you want, the minimum be 30 min, then rinse out and rub the tips of your finger on your scalp to assure you get all the build up of your scalp.

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Protective hairstyle care????

27 Feb

Hey ya’ll I feel like I haven’t written a post in forever but I had to tell my followers how I take care of my hair in extensions.

I know a lot of blog try to make taking care of braid extensions harder than what it really is. I know this because I have been getting my hair braided since I was 5 so I have years of experience. What I do is spray my scalp with African braid sheen that can be purchased at Walmart for about $3.00. Other than spraying my hair with African pride braid sheen I condition my hair twice a month and try my best to get my edges done every 3 weeks. Taking care of braid extensions isn’t as hard as other blogs make it! It’s called a no to low manipulation style for a reason. I will soon make a new post on how I wash my hair and add some pictures on how the process looks like. Other then that hope you have a good day and please feel free to comment.

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Kinky twists

24 Feb

This is my new protective style that I will keep until the end of April(try to keep) lol hope you like it comment if you want to know more about my protective style and how I take care of it 🙂

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