June 20, 2011

My #NaturalHair does Atlanta!

Me and my hurr! No product!
I was so pleased that I was able to perfect my twist-out prior to going to Mrs. Cerise for my 6 day trip! While there in her chair, she stated that I really didn't need to get my ends clipped, but I forced her to do the bare minimum because I planned on braiding my hair in the next week or so. I reminded her that I was not interested in getting my hair flat ironed because of the humidity of the Florida summer. This move helped me to reduce my bill by $20.00! Cha-ching! The down side, I don't have any hair length photos to show you! But, what I do have are pictures from my trip to Atlanta and how fierce my do was each and every day!!

Thursday: Mrs. Cerise used Mizani's Natural line on my hair. She joked that they only had one bottle of both the shampoo and conditioner. Goes to show that I seriously live in a town where curlies are non-existent! She loved the way the conditioner left my natural hair, but it didn't do much of anything to my colored-treated hair. In fact, it left it quite stringy and rough. I came home that evening and set my hair in an attempt 4 twist-n-curl style similar to the photo below.

Is there a change in your hair regimen during the summer months?


I used Shea Moisture Curl Enhancer, Curls: Goddess Curls, and 15 Flexi Rods


Friday/Saturday:
For the last day of school, I lightly untwisted my hair using an oil mix of Jojoba, Coconut, Neem, Castor and Olive oils. I didn't do much detangling because I wanted my hair to naturally poof from the humidity. That evening as I prepared for my flight to the A, I separate my hair a tad more and fluffed and fluffed!! To preserve the style, I applied a pump of Coconut Anti-Breakage Serum and braided my hair into 4 sections. However, I didn't braid the ends of my hair, but rather left the last 3 inches unravel. Saturday, I woke to elogated, defined, soft, shiny hair! Loved it!


Saturday Night:
 I was seeking a jazzier look. Something sophisticated, spunky, and sexy. I had purchased oversized flat hair pins and used these to secure a side swept updo. The twist out provided great definition and the CABS added a sleek effect for the nape of my neck!






Sunday-Tuesday:
Considering it had been 4 days since my hair had come in contact with water, or spritz with my Spray Bottle Mixture, I decided to lightly moisturize my ends with my 2:1 Shea Moisture/Aloe Vera Gel mixture. I then proceeded to twist up my hair into a heighten pompadour. I secured this look with a few flat hair pins and left it alone! This style transitioned from day to night with sheer ease. I found, or rather she pointed it out, a lady with the same hair style! That evening, the club photographer told me he loved my hair! I appreciated the fact that a man told me he loved my hair versus my legs! I was feelin myself!


Although I'm not fond of using sponge fillers, I like her look better than mine!

Night look: Big earrings and a lip color


6 comments:

  1. oooh! I like all of the styles! your twist out looks great!!!! I'm LOVIN that hair color. I see its growing out alot are you planning to color it again?

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  2. Thanks Vee!!

    Ughhh...no! I don't think I am going to color it again! More than likely I will henna and that will tone it down even more. I'm planning to add some red wine to the henna and that's suppose to encourage a dark brown color.

    The color drains my hair as I can compare it to my 100% natural hair!! HA! That sounds funny! But, no more color..I am done! In July it will be a year since I colored my hair, so I am interested to know how much my hair grows in a year!! That will definitely be interesting!

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  3. YOUR HAIR LOOKS AMAZING! I LOVE THAT DOUBLE TWIST UPDO!! BEAUTIFUL.

    My new regimen consists TONS of moisture & deep conditioner twice a week! =] It's extremely dry here in Florida, so I have to make sure my hair stays just hydrated as me!!

    Kimberly, FWB

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  4. Sunday-Tuesday...pretty hair!!!
    I've been curious about Mizani's natural line, since I was a major Mizani fan when my hair was relaxed.
    How did your hair feel to you?

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  5. your hair looks great!

    www.curlychellez.blogspot.com

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  6. All the styles look really good... interesting that you and a blondie had similar hairstyles. Do you think you'll be trying the sponge fillers?

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