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Feb/Mar 2010 (Daily twist/braid out, and wash & go maintanence)

New month , new techniques and a lil added to my regimen....

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MY REGIMEN

Shampoo: Elasta QP Creme Conditioning Shampoo
Conditioner:V05 Herbal Escapes & Tea Therapy, Suave Naturals, andTRESSemme Conditoners
Deep Conditioner:Silicon Mix + Castor Oil
Leave-In Conditioner:HH Long Term Relationship, V05 Passionfruit Smoothie conditioners.
Moisturizer:HH Long Term Relationship conditioner, Shea Butter Mix
Growth Aids: Megatek, Biotin Powder
Hair Oils: EVOlive Oil, Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, Amla Oil, Shea Butter Oil
Essential Oils:Peppermint Oil, Orange Oil

MY MIXES
Whipped Shea Butter:
Sheacocoaloe Butter:
MT mix :
Oil Rinse Mix: 2tbsp EVOlive Oil, 2tbsp Castor Oil, 2tbsp Amla Oil,2tbsp Coconut Oil,1tbsp Melted Shea butter 3.5oz of oil
Fresh Wash Leave in Mix: Infusium 23leave in +10 en1 Dc + Castor Oil


WASH DAY

OIL RINSING
Shampoo scalp only w/Elasta QP Creme Conditioning Shampoo
Part hair in 4 sections
Coat sections in warmed up Oil Rinse mix (using all 3oz) and clip up
Rinse hair with warm/hot water in halves
Co wash w/ V05,or Sauve Naturals Conditoner, detangling under water stream w/ fingers, and shower comb

DEEP CONDITIONING
Wring out excess water
Part hair in 6 sections
Apply Silicon Mix + Castor Oil, and twist up

STEAM TREATMENT
I dont own a steamer so I do DIY version...Hot damp towel >Plastic Cap >Hot damp towel >Plastic Cap,
then I sit under dryer for 25-30 mins
Unravel twist and rinse DC with warm water



DAILY REGIMEN:
Every other night: Part hair in 6 sections, and massage scalp with MT mix....

Dry Styling(usually for braid n twist outs) : Moisturise hair w/ HH LTR, and seal w/Whipped Shea Butter, braid or twist hair back up...

Wet Damp Styling (wash n goes or free form): Moisturize hair w/ V05 Passion Fruit Smoothie, or spritz hair w/ leave in mix...

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Low puff....thats all me!! lol...remember my goal is for my natural puff to be as big as my phony pony puff (picture link below). Hopefully i'll be there by the end of the year ;-)
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Low puff....thats all me!! lol...rem…
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First try at Vigorol Curls Curling Creme and  I HAD A LIGHTBULB MOMENT!!! lol (look below)...I  found it at my local dicscount store for 2.99, and it just looked promising...no bad ingredients either...;-)
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Day 1 :After taking braids down.....slighty damp hair- I didnt have time to let it dry all the way, but the braided roots did what I expected ;-)
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Day 1 :After taking braids down.....…
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Day 1, hours later...Hair totally dry, and roots picked out a bit...
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Day 1, hours later...Hair totally dr…
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Day 2 , hair is completely dry, soft, shiny and full of movent..last night I lightly spritz hair with castor oil/water mix, sealed with my shea butter mix,and braided the roots...
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Day 2 , hair is completely dry, soft…
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Day 2 :Vigorol Curls Curling Creme has now become a staple!!
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Day 2 :Vigorol Curls Curling Creme h…
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Day 3....I rebraided the roots, and hair still holding up ;-)
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Day 3....I rebraided the roots, and …
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Day 4...since it was fri. night, and I wash on weekends, I just threw it in a ponytail...but after taking it down in the morn, I was hella suprised my hair was still in tact, my hair still felt light and fluffy..I am loving this Curling Creme.
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Day 4...since it was fri. night, and…
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Day 5 (wash day)...Lightly spritzed, and some Eco Style Olive Oil rubbed in...
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Just playing around with my hair *Princess Tiara Hairstyle*....this style was inspired by ChiselleCouture from youtube...She and her hair are just so cute!! (link to tutorial below)
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Dry Styling,hair is freshly washed moist.and sealed,left in big braids overnight.In the AM I remove the braid, lightly spritz hair, and smooth some conditioner on then a lil gel.White film is from product combo, it faded as hair dryed.
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Cantu Shea butter...(braided roots)
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Cantu Shea butter...(braided roots)
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Braid and Curl w/Cantu..I lighty spritzed hair with water to reactivate the cantu, and sealed with whipped shea butter mix
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Braid and Curl w/Cantu..I lighty spr…
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The outcome...I loved
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The outcome...I loved
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Eco Style Olive Oil wash n go, I didnt like the shape so I just twisted it up..
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Eco Style Olive Oil wash n go, I did…
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A much more uniform, braid n curl... I took down the two twist in previous pic...this is becoming a staple style for me ;-)
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A much more uniform, braid n curl...…
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Braid n curl updo
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Braid n curl updo
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Shrinkage :-O
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Shrinkage :-O
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Same style as previous just pinned the back up..
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Same style as previous just pinned t…
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Twist on dry hair..roots were reverted from megatek mixture
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Natural Hair Wrap(video link below) its way of stretching hair w.o heat, I allowed it to air dry overnight ..Hair was freshly deep conditioned, and drenched in leave in, making hair extremely pliable
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The amount of hair lost from this technique...I made sure my hair was wet and drenched in a slippery leave in...I use Herbal Essences Long Term Relationship Conditioner...Eco Style Olive Oil to set...
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The take down, I carefully unraveled the wrap, and moisturized with my homemade shea silk creme and comb it out...Result: A blow out w/o a blow dryer!!!
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The take down, I carefully unraveled…
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BAP
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BAP
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MAINTENANCE
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MAINTENANCE
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SUNDAY MORNING: Hair with Silicon Mix in, after being steamed for 30mins....Hair was shampoo'd before with Elasta QP Creme Conditioning Shampoo
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SUNDAY MORNING: Hair with Silicon Mi…
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SUNDAY MORNING: 3/4 dry, after rinsing silicon mix out, and oil rinsing...
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SUNDAY EARLY EVENING: I give my hair a maximun of 6 hours to dry, sometimes overnight, hair is completely dry here....
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SUNDAY EARLY EVENING: I give my hair…
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SUNDAY EARLY EVENING: Braids are removed....
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SUNDAY EARLY EVENING: Braids are rem…
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SUNDAY EARLY EVENING: Hair is stretched out for styling....
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SUNDAY EVENING....No styling product used, just whipped shea butter to twirl my ends....
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SUNDAY EVENING....No styling product…
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MONDAY.....
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MONDAY.....
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MONDAY NIGHT...two strand flat twist...I used Cantu Shea Butter Leave in and Sealed with whip shea butter...
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MONDAY NIGHT...two strand flat twist…
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TUESDAY
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TUESDAY
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TUESDAY NIGHT...big LOOSE twist,meaning I did not comb out hair before twisting, used whip shea butter on the ends
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TUESDAY NIGHT...big LOOSE twist,mean…
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WEDNESDAY
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WEDNESDAY
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WEDNESDAY NIGHT, and THURSDAY (whole day)...Usually later in the week I do individual braid/twists opposed to flat, since my hair straightens out as it gets old...I also have to spritz it for some reversion...
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FRIDAY...hair still intact, very lightweight and full of movement, and shine...FRIDAY NIGHT..I ended up sleeping with hair in a high loose bun, with a satin wrap around my edges....
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FRIDAY...hair still intact, very lig…
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SATURDAY...work friendly updo...
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SATURDAY...work friendly updo...
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Banding, 1st time with pigtails...DC, Steamed, Oil Rinsed and cowashed with HH Totally Twisted...moist. w/V05 Passion Fruit Smoothie , and sealed with shea butter..no styling product....
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Banding, 1st time with pigtails...DC…
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Hair was still damp at the base of the ponytail....I should of let it dry a lil more.....
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Hair was still damp at the base of t…
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Umm...yea I definately should of let it dry completely (the back was still damp). I think the least amount of ponytails I could get away with are 4. My hair is so thick and it seems too take too long to dry with only 2....
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First high ponytail, just washed and brushed hair up...I think I have a bad case of hair anorexia, because im never aware of how big or long my hair is, or is getting...  lol
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First high ponytail, just washed and…
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Wash n go...Shampoo w/ Elasta QP CC, Cowashed w/ Suave Naturals, Leave in /V05 PassionFruit Smoothie, Finger Combed in Eco Style Olive, and pulled hair back in low ponytail (banded), while plopping for about 30 mins...
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