I know, I know its been a long time and I will try to do better. I promise in 2013. Alot but Nothing has been going on with me since I last posted. I still need to lose the pounds that I gained, my hair is growing and I am still trying to take care of it as best as I can.
Just wanted to jump in and post a few pics to start the new year. I have decided to do WNG styling for the entire month of January 2013 with refreshing every 2 days and deep conditioning Once a week. I want to see how my hair reacts to what I am doing. Of course it is Winter in Maryland and the weather can be harsh, but I have done WNG's all winter before and my hair never suffered. The only difference is that back then I used products that did have Dimethicone (Herbal Essence ).
Well I have picked up the cones again for this winter but also using the LOC method to loc the moisture in under those cones...LMBO. I have been using the Aussie Moist Conditioner after using the As I AM Naturally Cowash. I then Rinse 50% of the conditioner, Add some Oil Concoction(Rosemary, Grapeseed, Argan, Olive Oil, peppermint, Black Castor oil) and then a dollop of Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie then Finish with some Liquid Gel (Curl Keeper by Curly Solutions/Curls In a Bottle by Curl Junkie). I still would like to restrict using any Shampoo to Once a month if needed. I have never had a problem with Build up of cones in my hair and for the most part I still limit my usage of them. I think the cones, as long as I Moisturize under and over, will help protect my hair from the harsh winter.
Let's see if I can get positive results all January and may push through February. I am doing my WNG at night and doing the pineapple method or just the satin pillow case. This results in lightly damp roots that I diffuse or blow slightly for 2 mins tops.
Well for now, here are a few pics over the past month. I even straightened my hair after 3 1/2 yrs of no flatironing or wearing straight. I do still love my twist outs as well but will be resuming after this small challenge.
|Flat twist Out|
|Straight to Curly (Prepoo) - Early Dec.No Heat Damage Thank You Jesus!|
|Texture shot - Jan 1, 2013|
|WNG wet 1/1/13|
|WNG Wet & Dry 12/31/12|