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Meet Leah M.

5 Apr

1. When did you BC or have you been natural all your life?
– July 29, 2012
2. What is your hair type and some do’s and dont’s you’ve learned about your hair type along the way?
-4b, 4c do moisturize everyday don’t sleep with a scarf
3. What does wash day look like for you?- First I spray my hair till its saturated in water and the I part it in 4 sections and put a shower cap on and go under a deep conditioner heating cap and stay for 1hr then wash it out in the shower
4. what are your favorite hairstyles that are quick and easy to do?
-Flat twist out and on a bad hair day a sockbun
5. How do you handle your hair in the morning before school/work?
-When I wake up before school I lightly spay my hair with water and evoo the take my twist out and go
6. what do you love about being natural?
– I love knowing that my hair is healthy and not breaking off

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The Month of April

4 Apr

There is so many exciting things about April! For one on April 20 I big chopped and it will be my 1 year anniversary! If you have read my previous post you know I currently have kinky twists in so this is the month I will undo the kinky twists at the end if April. Because I have had my kinky twists since Feb. 18 I will have a lot of new growth and that means new styles I can try! In one of my previous post I made a list of all the styles I want to try before the year ends and when I try everyone on my list I will protective style for the remaining time (maybe). With over 20 styles I wanna try I will be very busy through April especially because I have a wedding to go to and a week long camping trip! Lol #busy but I hope you can be able to keep up and I hope I can post a lot during this month! Have a great day!

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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Goal & length check #2

10 Mar

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Length check I took on February 18 CBL ^.^
*goal is to have below CBL when I undo my kinky twist by a inch or two*

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Protective style, kinky twists

4 Mar

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Hello there followers and those new to my page! I just wanted to do a quick check in with ya’ll. I currently have kinky twist that I plan in keeping until the end of April! (My natural hair anniversary will be in a protective style) I got my kinky twist installed feb 18. And I will be doing repairs here and there when its needed. Hope you like my current style and feel free to comment. 🙂

2013 Hairstyles Challenge

4 Mar

This year is going to be different! For one it will be my one yer anniversary on April 22 and I have learned a lot about natural hair. Now that I’ve learned about so many products, hairstyles, hair care methods, healthy hair care regimens and hair types I’m ready to try many hairstyles I’ve seen natural hair inspirations of mine do.

This is my list of hairstyles I’ve always wanted to try that I’m going to do by the end of this year:

-Twist n curl
-Curly fro
-Bantu knot out
-Chunky twist out
-Bun
-High puff
-Flexi rods
-Curl formers
-Braid out
-Twists n tuck
-Updo
-Curly frohawk
-Cornrow & Cinnabon updo
-Flat twist twist out
-Side puff
-wash n’ go

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.