[completed] 6 week protective style

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Hi everyone! Boy have I missed writing blogposts – it’s been almost 3 weeks since my last one *hangs head in shame*.ย I have been protective styling using a weave for the past *nearly* 6 weeks – during this time, I have had 2 weave wash days – I typically do a wash day every 2 weeks if I am protective styling. You can check out my weave wash day on this post – the second one I did was pretty much the same as the first. Continue reading

Weave Wash Day

I would like to think I have perfected my wash day process when my hair is under a weave as a protective style. This is mostly thanks to the countless YouTube videos I have watched and a lot of trial and error on my part. The process I follow is simple and takes lessย time than a normal wash day when I have my hair out.

I decided to give my weave some TLC over the weekend since I had been so terrible at moisturising regularly in the past 2 weeks, I only managed to do 1 scalp massage during this time :(. It was a classic case of forgetting my hair once it was hidden in a protective style. I promise to do better in the future. Continue reading

1st Protective Style for Winter 2015

Hey everyone! Since the first cold front hit us towards the end of last week, I am now declaring it officially winter! Mind you, us on the coast had only a morning of cool-er weather, however, I think it is downhill from here on out. Bring on the scarves and socks.

I have decided to get my hair into a protective style, I have worn it loose for 5 weeks now since my last relaxer. I loved having it out, but it is time to get it hidden for a few weeks. I clarified my hair and did a protein treatmentย to get my hair extra clean and strong before my PS. Here is how it went: Continue reading

Protective Style | Wig

Yay! I am into my first protective style of this stretch, even though I am a week late according to my regimen for this year, better late than never, right?

I decided to go with a wig, this is the 3rd time I have a wig on my hair journey, the last one I kept for 3 weeks because I missed my hair terribly as I had no access to it in the 3 weeks, absolutely 0! I couldn’t even moisturise and seal…long story. Continue reading