Sunday, March 9, 2014

Hide my Hair Challenge 2014 Part 2

I kicked off my second protective style on March 8th. I will be protective styling all of 2014 with 9 week intervals, followed with a 2 week resting period. I have learned some valuable information with the ups and downs of protective styling.

  1.  I can not go longer than 9 weeks in a weave.  
    1. If I do, it must be a crochet style 
  2. I must be able to get to my scalp
  3. Drink water

My first style was a weave, which can be read about here. My hair grew so much , however there was so much shed hair and the length of my hair was dry dry dry!  I expected this because I could only reach under the net and oil my scalp. The braided up hair was drier than the Sahara desert. So for the remaining year I will alternate between  crochet braids, kinky twists, or box braids.

So first session was Dec 21, 2013- February 21, 2014 
Rest phase February 22, 2014-March 7, 2014

This second session will run  March 8,2014 -May 10, 2014

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