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Oct/Nov 2010 *LHCF BSL in 2011 Challenge*

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This season (fall/winter) I will be re/introducing a few new things to my regimen, which will be dry DCing(reintroduced) and Henna...I finally purchased a steamer to get the full benefits this time around...

My cold weather regimen has also been rearranged just a bit,and of course I have to find a way to incorporate the henna treatments...I think I will be be alternating between henna, and cassia every two weeks (thats 2x a month)

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PRODUCTS
Shampoo/Cleanse: Elasta QP Creme Conditioning Shampoo, Dr.Bronners Lavender Castile Soap,Bentonite Clay
Conditioner:Herbal Essences LTR ,HH, Color Me Happy , or NOYF.Aussie Moist
Rinse:Apple Cider Vinegar
Deep Conditioner: (cocktail)Lekair Cholesterol Plus,ORS OO Replenishing, Silicon Mix,EQP Intense Fortifying Conditioner, AO Honey Suckle Rose Conditioner
Moisturizer/Leave-In:HE LTR Leave In, V05 Passionfruit Smoothie,Kimmaytube L-in (KLC)
Hair Oils: EVOO/Jamaican Black Castor/Crisco Shortening (to seal) Vatika , and Amla Oil
Vitamins: Biotin, MSM,Vitamin C


WASH DAY (1x a week)

PRE WASH
Pre poo w/Vatika Oil & Amla the night before or a couple of hours before...
Fingercomb, and detangle
Clip hair up in 4 sections

CLEANSE
Shampoo scalp and hair, by each section
Fingercomb hair under stream of water, and twist up (6 big twist)
Allow hair to get 80% dry

DEEP CONDITIONIN
Apply DC mix to dry hair
Steam for 30mins
Rinse with cold water

ACV Rinse
2tbspn ACV to 8oz Distlilled water
Spray in, leave in for 3-5 mins
Rinse with cool water (not completely)

MOISTURIZE & SEAL
Style

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MID WEEK WASHING (If needed)

OIL RINSING
Cleanse scalp only w/Castile Soap/water mix
Coat 4 sections with warmed up oil and clip up
Rinse hair with warm/hot water(1 section at a time)
Apply conditioner
Rinse, and detangle hair under water stream

Moisturize and Seal
Style




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Fall/Winter goodies....Taking a dive into the aurvedic pool...The Senna Leaf is also known as Cassia...
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Fall/Winter goodies....Taking a dive…
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Hair stretched from banding in four ponytails....
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Hair stretched from banding in four …
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My bangs have grown alot, and what seems like the most, since my last length check in June, it wetn from Chin length, to Collarbone...
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My bangs have grown alot, and what s…
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Hair braided up and prep'd to be washed the next day, after prepoo and steam with Amla, and Vatika Oil...
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Hair braided up and prep'd to be was…
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Hair freshly shampoo'd...I tried Giovanni Deep Moisture Shampoo for the first time. It didnt cleanse my hair as good as Elasta QP Shamp, and left my hair kind of bushy, it was soft though.It was only a sample bottle, so I will never purchase it.
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Hair freshly shampoo'd...I tried Gio…
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I love to DC on dry hair!! I used my fav DC cocktail (listed in regimen above)...noticed how my curls just POPed?, you will see why I love this stuff a few pics later...
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I love to DC on dry hair!! I used my…
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Hair with DC still in after sitting under steamer for about 35 mins, you can cleary see that the steam really aided the DC in penetrating my strands...
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Hair with DC still in after sitting …
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After rinsing DC with cool water. Now you see why I love that stuff?, the DC never fails to leave my hair soft, supple and shiny with lots of curl definition, and the steam just took it to another level.
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After rinsing DC with cool water. No…
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Moisturized with Kimmaytube leave in , braided and set to dry....
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Moisturized with Kimmaytube leave in…
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Take down of previous braids, hair now stretched and ready for styling,,,
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Take down of previous braids, hair n…
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What I used to set,ORS Lock and Twist Gel....I love to mix argan oil into styling products to get that extra shine, and more softness...
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What I used to set,ORS Lock and Twis…
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Just showing the size and how un-neat they are, I dont plan on wearing this out of course lol
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Just showing the size and how un-nea…
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All done after about an hour and 30 mins, which should have been done quicker lol
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All done after about an hour and 30 …
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The twist were taken down earlier this day,and I was too tired to retwist,so I tyed my hair up with this pocket bonnet
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The twist were taken down earlier th…
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Day 2 twist out, after I took of the bonnet all I did was shake my head and roots...
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Day 2 twist out, after I took of the…
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Hair was very lightwieght and full of swing
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Hair was very lightwieght and full o…
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Afro puff on old braid out....The pics came out "weird" due to the lighting
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Afro puff on old braid out....The pi…
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Previous puff taken down, hair is ready to be washed, but needs to be detangled first...
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Previous puff taken down, hair is re…
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I pre-treated my hair with Vatika oil, fingerdetangled my dry hair in sections, and twisted them up. Vatika oil is nice and slippery so it aided in removing shed hair as well...
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I pre-treated my hair with Vatika oi…
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Amount of hair lost....Finger detangling can be a bit time consuming, but that time is well worth it as you can see...
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Amount of hair lost....Finger detang…
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Sometimes I get my Eryka Badu on when I dont feel like doing my hair, in this case I hadnt DC'd since that henna, and I refused to put any kind of product on my hair until I did so. This was just a quick fix...
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Sometimes I get my Eryka Badu on whe…
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IMG 1497
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Moisturizing hair with modified Kimmaytube leave in, I mixed this batch with Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose, its much lighter on my strands,and my curls just pop, I think I like it!
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Moisturizing hair with modified Kimm…
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I mix 2 heaping tspns of MJ CM,3 heaping tspns of aloe vera gel, with 1 tspn of Argan Oil,this mixture makes the CM a lil more moisturizing while stretching it...
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I mix 2 heaping tspns of MJ CM,3 hea…
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Twist out...
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Twist out...
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Twist out 2
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Twist out 2
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Day 2, the curly meringue holds up my hair very well, I love the glossy finish it gives...
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Day 2, the curly meringue holds up m…
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10/24/10 (day 3)...Im officially sold on Curly Meringue, this pic is from yesterday, and today 10/25/10 (day 4), my hair is STILL holding up!
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10/24/10 (day 3)...Im officially sol…
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Old Curly Meringue Braid Out
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Old Curly Meringue Braid Out
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Gonna try to keep these in for atleast 2 weeks, hopefully I dont get finniky before this week even ends lol...It took me hours to do...
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Just showing that my ends are still getting its daily TLC while in these braids...
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Just showing that my ends are still …
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I lightly spritz my braids with a AVJ/liquid amino/water mix, smoothed some KLC, then sealed with crisco...
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I lightly spritz my braids with a AV…
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I was getting annoyed with the individual braids in the back so I cornrowed them up, not really that neat since I couldnt really see myself parting...
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I was getting annoyed with the indiv…
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Remixed!
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Remixed!
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Freshly washed,moisturized and plaited up for stretch
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Freshly washed,moisturized and plait…
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Something I havent done in a long while: Twisted bantu knots, just showing that it was done on dry stretched hair...
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Something I havent done in a long wh…
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I moisturized my ends with KLC, and used ORS lock n twist gel to set...
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I moisturized my ends with KLC, and …
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My hair was a lil greasy , I guess from the leave in, but I was hella excited while taking these down
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My hair was a lil greasy , I guess f…
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My first real successful bantu knot out!!
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My first real successful bantu knot …
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Bentonite Clay
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Bentonite Clay
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After rinsing bentonite (wet hair)...I forgot how much I love this stuff lol, im finally noticing my hair growth...
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After rinsing bentonite (wet hair)..…
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Damp
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Damp
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Dry
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Dry
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Braid out
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Braid out
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