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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

6 Months and Moving Right Along

Ok..... I have been so busy that I have not had a chance to get a decent picture of my hair progress over the past few months.  Things are progressing just as we had hoped they would.  So this is my hair at just over 6 months.

Today, I had a job interview, so my hair stylist/loctician gave me a nice hairstyle this morning.  I will have to do something really nice for her for helping me out.  She got the salon bright and early to get me in and out on time for my interview.  I love my doo.

You know how hard it is to get a decent picture of ones hair even with using a timer on the camera.  LOL!  After 19 takes, I finally got one worthy of posting.

 Back view

Side view

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Been busy

Ok..... I know I said I would maintain this blog..... and I will be.  Its been 4 months since I got my loc's installed and they are looking quite nicely.  I will remember to take a picture next week when I get my hair done so you can see my progress.  Until then....

Thursday, August 12, 2010

6 weeks ... And Moving Right along

Ok, I'm going every three weeks to have my locs maintained.  I forgot to take pictures of the last maintenance trip to my stylist.... and it was a few days... so things weren't nice and fresh.  Decided to skip documenting that trip.

So today, I come home and get the camera all set and ready to take my head shots.  Do you know how hard it is to take pictures of yourself??

The back half of my hair is loc'ing nicely... but the top half of my hair... from my ears forward is not loc'ing.  I was forewarned that this would happen because of my hair type.  But I have patience and will persevere.

Without further addo... here are my head shots.

Friday, July 16, 2010

I took the Plunge!

I'm a bit behind with updating this blog... but I will try to do better.
On July 1st, I went to see my stylist and took the plunge.  I had her to start the loc'ing process on my hair.  It's going to take an adjustment period of my getting used to this.  She said.... keep your hands out of your hair. Yes ma'am.  So I'm trying.  I have to go every 3 weeks for retightenings because of my hair type.  She estimates that it might be 1 yr before my hair loc's ... if indeed it does its thing.
Its a bit fuzzy right now... but people say they like it.  I dunno.  We'll have to wait and see what happens.  I go back next week to get my 1st retightening and to see how I've done.
But for now.... here's the pictures of what it looked like on day one.  Sorry for the crappy pictures... but I forgot to get my son to take my picture for me.

Friday, June 25, 2010

1 Week since I had my hair cut

So, its been one week... of trying out new things and seeing what I can and cannot do with my hair.  How come your hair stylists always tell you "you can do this, its easy".... ummmm no, its not.  You can never style your hair like they do.. no matter how hard you try.

So tonite, I 2 strand twisted my hair again.  I think I will not untwist it tomorrow and just wear it like this.... just because I can.  LOL!

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Day 3 .... Its Shrinking

Ok.... now, I know that anything new takes a while to grow on you.   My stylist told me that this style should last me for 2 wks.  She told me to put my bonnet on my hair at night..... when I wake up in the morning and take it off to just use a little  bit of the lotion and run it thru my hair.  Hmmmm... thats not working for me.  So I spritzed it with water and applied a little more.  So now... I have a little itty bitty afro.  LOL!

Friday, June 18, 2010

Day 2.... Interesting

Ok... so last nite... I put my satin hair bonnet on my head and went to sleep.  Normally things don't usually stay on my head because of the way I sleep... but this did and I'm grateful.

So, I pulled it off and went to look in the mirrow.  A bit messy.  I spritzed it and used a dab of the moisterizer that I was given.   Now how come your hair never looks like your stylist does it.  LOL!
This is going to take some getting used to.