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Here is my hair i don't know what length i am. My hair is in braids for three more weeks. I'm going to take down the front braids and re-do. I'm oiling my scalp daily with coconut oil and castrol oil. and brushing my hair with my son's soft brush.
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braids in a bun....excuse my tired face lol



Length last straightened in aug i have maintained this length but would like to be apl



Hair Goal for June, 2013: at least 4in new growth apl straightened
Current Length and State of Hair (e.g., relaxed, natural, texlaxed): cbl transitioning
PS of Choice: braids/ wigs/ full sew in weave
Detailed Regimen while in PS: shampoo and dc once a week with heat cowash as needed
Biggest Hair Issue at the Moment: none
Favorite Product: herbal essence hello hydration shampoo n conditioner..queen helene cholestorol...nutrogena triple moisture silk touch leave in....olive olive oil
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UPDATE: The bob worked out great! I would post pictures but its been raining so I have to flat iron this hair every day...

I decided that I will be protecting with weaves/u-parts + closures. Braids take too long for me to install by myself and I am trying to keep my hands out of my natural hair. I will change that in the chart.

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Originally posted by Heavy Rotation Heavy Rotation wrote:

^^^ let me know how it works out and how long it takes.  i love those little braids, but cannot imagine how long it must take to install...and then the take down.  eek!  but then again, that's how folks feel about mini twists and i love those things.

check out honestlyerica on youtube - she just did a set and they were awesome.

i'm rocking a banana clip with my medium twists. i am in love with banana clips!
i sure will! since i failed to keep those finger coils in for the 10 day period, i think i'm gonna take down my chunkies and do braids, probably tomorrow. i'll def post a pic of how they turned out! =^.^=
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Washed today and moisturized. Will be taking our the cornrows soon b/c I'm afraid of my hair dreading up.
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I just realized that I've had these same cornrows in under this wig for 10 days... I haven't went that long without washing in a while! Clap shooting for 10 more to minimize my washing to twice monthly. my scalp is on fire tho so I bought some dry shampoo for the bss that I'll be trying out tomorrow.

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hi, ladies!

still in my Smedium twists.  i put on a lace head band with them today and put them in a side bun.  i seriously love how easy my hair is to style in the mornings.  i think i need to make them smaller though because the smaller i make my twists, the better the styles look. maybe it's my length and how tightly coiled my hair is.  not sure. i need to wash my hair tonight so will do a wash and dc/steam.  we'll see if i take them smaller.

@mrshoney, pretty thick hair!

@sheba, i like your bun style  - very regal.
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Hi Ladies,

I am still in cornrows underneath my wigs..this coming Friday will make it 3 weeks and they are getting fuzzy since I have been washing and conditioning with them intact...I think i will take them down and redo them or do flat twists after my next swimming session on Monday and then hopefully get around to posting a pic for this challenge
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Hey ladies ,
I'm sorry I 've been MIA but I'm on a fast and social media is one of the things I had to give up so when my fast is over  I'll try to catch up jump in Speak to you soon. 
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hi, ladies! washed my hair last night w/ sheamoisture curl and shine shampoo, dc'ed with as i am hydration elation, steamed, then used darcy's botanicals leave-in and avocado twisting cream to hydrate and jbco and my homemade butter to seal everything in. i also spritzed my aphogee spray.  will make the twists smaller tomorrow. 

@mrs.rob, good luck on your fast!

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