Friday, May 20, 2011

Protective Style Challenge Week 1

I'm participating in a Protective Style Challenge that Beads, Braids and Beyond is having. At first I didn't think I would be able to do it but so far for the first week its going really good. Because of the texture of my daughter's hair I style it 3-4x a week. Styles usually do not last long. I wanted to participate so that I could give my daughter a break and style maybe just once or twice because I know she is tired of me touching her head! Lol

This is the style I did for the first week and it has held up nicely. It did get frizzy but it wasn't too bad. I had done another style before this for the challenge but took it out last minute because it wasn't holding up too well. So instead of Sunday, I did this style and submitted it on Tuesday (the last day). This was done on 3 day hair. I washed her hair Saturday night with Organix Shea butter shampoo and used Suave Shea and Almond conditioner. When she got out I used Shea Moisture Curl Milk on her hair for moisturizing. I used Bee Mine's Curly Hold Butter and Shea Moisture Curl Smoothie for braiding. I applied a mixture of shea butter, coconut oil, castor oil and vit e oil on her ends so that it wouldnt get too dry. I also spritzed a bit of Palmer's Olive Oil to her braids to refresh and applied the shea butter mix on her ends daily.

This is the longest style to ever stay in here hair-3 days. And also the first style to wash in. I usually always take out a style prior to washing but I left these in and I wasn't sure what to do but I just sprayed a mixture of conditioner and water and rinsed it. I didn't care too much how it left the style because I knew I was going to take it out the next day. Stay tuned for next weeks style!


style='clear: both;' BabyBellaHair said...

I love this hair style!!! And welcome to the blogger world. Please come and follow my blog as well.

style='clear: both;' DsMommy said...

Looks good! And yes...welcome! :) I do pretty much everything mobile too! Amazing how we can do that, isn't it!?