Challenges, My Relaxed Hair, Protective Styling

DQ’d: Protective Styling Challenge (Final Update)

The Protective Styling Challenge ends on April 15th, but I already know that I’m no longer contending for a prize.  I’ve broken one of the rules several times over.  I’m not sure what happened but I completely missed the “only one heat pass” rule.  I’ve been rollersetting all through the challenge (oops!) and for the past three weeks, I blow…

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Create A Hair Regimen, Low Manipulation Styles, Protective Styling, Regimen Building, Videos

Regimen Building: Protect Your Hair

Why Protect?  The hair products that we use can only do so much to keep our hair on our head and looking healthy.  It is important that we take steps to protect our hair from unnecessary breakage.  Limiting manual breakage helps with retention, which expedites the results we see from growth.  It also ensure that our hair’s potential for fullness/thickness/volume…

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Protective Styling

Protective Styling Check-In: Buns

I spent the entire month of January protectively styling (well, all but one Saturday).  My goal going into this challenge (especially for January, which was dedicated to buns, see #L4LPSC tag on Instagram) was to push myself to be a bit more creative with my buns.  Unfortunately, the only place variety came into play was with the height of my…

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Roller Setting, Tutorials, Videos

How To: Set Your Rollers

how to set your hair on magnetic rollers at home

When I made my healthy hair journey video, I thought I was in over my head.  But when I decided to record and edit an actual video to complement my How to: Rollerset blog post, I was really a fish out of water.  Not so much on the recording of the video but the uploading/editing process is incredibly time consuming and…

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Protective Styling

Protective Styling Challenge

I’ve decided to join in on L4L’s 2013 Protective Styling Challenge.  It’s a 3 month challenge to protective style and if you know anything about me by now, you know that I’m a serial bunner.  Check out some of my Instagram pics below for proof: Wet Bun. Bun with air dried hair — no fillers.  That’s all me. 🙂 #nofilter,…

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