Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Exceptionally Happy

I am in such a good mood right now. I don't have any particular reason to be exceptionally happy but I am. Maybe its the fact that some how I actually had time to do my hair this weekend. Plus, school this semester is coming along quite well. Also, my hair is healthier than its ever been. And I've been taking my vitamins and drinking plenty of water. All I know is that I am happy go lucky right now lol.

Last week when I tried to twist my hair it just didn't work out for me. So, I ended up finger coiling my hair which turned out really cute. This week I wanted to try a different approach. I've been reading about clarifying and prepooing alot lately so I tried doing both for the first time. I probably shouldn't have tried them both in the same weekend but I was so anxious. So Saturday for my first prepoo, I melted unrefined shea butter and mixed some of my conditioners that I don't use very often with essential oils(jojoba, castor, coconut and EVOO). It smelled heavenly. On Sunday I covered my hair with baking soda and massaged my scalp.

I then continued with my regular regimen. I decided to try small twists in my hair this time and absolutely loved it. I'm not sure if I've mentioned it before on here but the front of my hair always gives me the blues when I twist. I thought that my hair was 3c in the front but I've finally accepted the fact that its 3b(or probably even lower). Every time I twist my hair I always end up with these funky bunny tails near the end of the twist because that part of my hair is so straight. Here is a pic with the bunny tails. Do you see how the ends are not curled under but are beginning to uncurl?

A lovely person at my Cultural Center on campus gave me so lock and twist gel that she wasn't using anymore. So last night I decided to try it out. I LOVED IT. I was able to get rid of the bunny tails for once. Here's a pic of that too.

I'm challenging myself to keep my styles up longer so I can actually benefit from wearing my protective styles. This weeks challenge: I will keep these twists til Sunday (I'm keeping my fingers crossed that I won't get sick of it.)


Traycee said...

Glad your hair came out great....I want to try the twist some day

Beauti said...

I didn't see the pictures, but I'm glad that your twists came out great. It's always grand when you have a good hair day! Good 4 u Sis!

Sonya said...

I have trouble with protective styling too. I can't keep mine up long enuf for it to matter. Your hair came out really cute though. And I appreciate you for stopping by to pay me a visit. I appreciate the prayers.