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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Protective' (19)

Beauty Day Redux: Finding a New Routine

Yesterday was Beauty Day. Since I BC‘d, I’ve been trying to edit my old hair routine. Initially I tried the “go with what you…

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Added by Knotty Natural on August 6, 2012 at 1:35pm — No Comments

DIY Silk Pillowcase using Scarves!

Hey Ladies! Check out my blog post on how to create your own silk pillowcase!

http://www.lillian-mae.com/diynatural/diy-silk-pillowcase/


Using two thrifted silk scarves, I created a silk pillowcase. Total Cost of $8. Amazon lists their silk pillowcase for $47.

Happy Growing Ladies!

Added by Knotty Natural on June 13, 2012 at 9:55am — No Comments

Transitioning: What’s Left of My Relaxer

It’s Tuesday and I am hating these ends, even more so then when I complained during the P.Y.E challenge! As I watch the clock wind…

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Added by Knotty Natural on April 10, 2012 at 11:07am — 2 Comments

Protect Ya Ends Challenge Results

The Challenge is over :(

January 2, 2012starting stats and goals:

As of March 31, 2012, here is a list of my current stats:

  1. Ending Point: 22 months into a 2 year transition. Total length of hair between 9-12 inches
  2. Crown Length: 8…
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Added by Knotty Natural on April 2, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

PYE: Week 12

So today is the next to last day of the challenge and I decided to use my freebie and wear my hair out! I couldn’t wait! Earlier in the week I wore this style, ends well protected.…

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Added by Knotty Natural on March 30, 2012 at 8:14pm — No Comments

PYE Weeks 10 & 11: Yucky Scalp; One Month Since My Last Wash



For the 4 Weeks, I've been on travel non-stop; I have been neglectful in posting my updates for the challenge. Though I have been a full participant, wearing only protective styles and taken pictures to show the style, I haven't been updating like I should have.

For weeks 10 and 11, I wore my hair in…

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Added by Knotty Natural on March 22, 2012 at 8:47pm — No Comments

P.Y.E Week 9: The Big Chop Heebie Jeebies!

It’s week 9 of the challenge and I’m still on travel so I’m still rocking my bun…I love it though!It’s full and big and easy; certainly not a style I have to sleep pretty to maintain. Tomorrow I plan to re-moisturize, seal and braid up my hair.  I am really excited about the end of the challenge. Normally, I wear my…

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Added by Knotty Natural on March 2, 2012 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

my 3 protective styles over the last 6 months

protective styles …

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Added by Evelyn Yeboah on February 29, 2012 at 6:54am — No Comments

P.Y.E Week 8

This week, I continued to wear my hair in the "Crown & Glory" style  

We are two months into the challenge. Up to this point, I have:

  • Consistently worn protective styles
  • Used one of two freebies to wear my hair in a non-protective style
  • Retained length 
  • Discovered my fine hair can not tolerate elastic headbands that…
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Added by Knotty Natural on February 25, 2012 at 10:28pm — No Comments

PYE Week 7: My Crown and Glory

Week 7! We are half way through the challenge and I am very happy with the results thus far! Though I can’t say I’ve plotted my growth, I can happily say I am still retaining the hair I do have :)

For this week’s recap, check out the link :) Crown & Glory Hairstyle…

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Added by Knotty Natural on February 17, 2012 at 1:28pm — No Comments

The 2012 BGLH "Protect Ya Ends" Challenge: Week 5

It's Week 5 and I am feeling alive...lol!!!! Excuse my corny rhymes but there is a lot of truth in that statement. This week I am feeling happier and more positive about my natural hair in terms of protective styling. Because I am newly natural I have nver really dealt with protective styles outside of wigs and weaves and even then I wasn't doing it for protection, but out of convenience and sometimes laziness. The little girl and I DC, shampooed and did a leave in…

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Added by I_Am_JadaJ on January 30, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The 2012 BGLH "Protect Ya Ends" Challenge: Week 4

After feeling so down and out about the challenge last week, I was lazy in my weekly regimen. Neither myslef nor my daughter deep conditioned this week. I washed both heads with the Keracare Hydrating Detangling Shampoo and Conditioned with the Humecto Creme Conditoner <3!

I believe we get 2 time in the…

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Added by I_Am_JadaJ on January 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

The 2012 BGLH "Protect Ya Ends" Challenge: Week 3

Okay, Week 3 brings something new to see. I'm finally making some styling changes this week. Baby's braids are out and my wigs is off. So I thought. I decided to experiement a little. A few months back I RAN to target to purchase the Curls "Fierce, Fabulous & Finally Free Transitioning Kit!" And at that time I was still transitioning and not feeling fierce or fab or free after using the products. However this was also the point in my transition when I begining to get frustrated with the…

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Added by I_Am_JadaJ on January 25, 2012 at 1:21pm — No Comments

P.Y.E: Week 3: Same Bun, Different Week

So uh...this is week 3 of the challenge, and I didn't wash, deep condition, and restyle my hair this Sunday :-| Shoot me! Guilty as charged!

Read about my lazy…

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Added by Knotty Natural on January 17, 2012 at 6:26pm — 1 Comment

The 2012 BGLH "Protect Ya Ends" Challenge: Week 2

The hecticity (I know that is not a word- sue me) of the holiday season is now over I am back on schedule. No late post this week.

I guess I can start with Baby (and yes I know she is 6 years old but she is still MY baby-lol) Because I had her hair braided last week, her styling will has changed. I like to keep her hair braid for at least 2 weeks when it is cornrowed. However because she has dry skin (ezcema) her scalp does need cleaning as well as moisture needs to be adeed to the…

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Added by I_Am_JadaJ on January 9, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments

PYE: Week 1 ReStyle Reveal Video

Hi all!

Though I loved the style I wore at earlier this week, it was difficult to maintain without restyling in the morning.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=rYTH01S2Tec

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Added by Knotty Natural on January 5, 2012 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Protect Ya Ends: Week 1



Hey Ladies!

Happy New Year! 

I have updated my stats and goals for the challenge, as well as adjusted my monthly wash routine in an effort to inject…

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Added by Knotty Natural on January 2, 2012 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

THE Rules: "Protect Ya Ends" Hair Challenge

I think I'd better have up the rules for my sake BECAUSE I will forget them, espeically since I'm a sorta wash and go girl. And worse considering that I'm a twist outs chick, so this will require discipline AND REMINDERS, lol. So, for my sake (and maybe yours), *drumroll* THE RULES!!! (direct from the official thread)

CHALLENGE RULES

  • Challenge will run from January 1, 2012 to March 31, 2012
  • Hair must be styled in a way that…
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Added by Jodi Redway on December 30, 2011 at 11:38pm — No Comments

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