Well it took me 3 entire hours.
Not even counting the 2 hours I spent blow drying.
After I was finished I put each section in to 2-3 pin curls and got this wavy look.
I think it came out well going from that on the left to the awesome smooth hair on the right.
This time my hair does not feel dry or hard on the ends and I believe that’s because of that super moisturizing avocado and honey deep conditioning mask I did the other day. I washed and conditioned my hair with Aussie Moist and then did a black tea rinse and had to re-condition after that. Sectioned and two strand twisted my hair and let it air dry for about two days before I used the blow dryer to stretch the roots. I used avocado oil as my heat protectant since it has a super high smoke point, (like 520 degrees or something.) and straightened with the flat iron at 340 – 360 degrees. I tried to do each section small enough where I would only have to do one pass with the flat iron but that didn’t happen lol and that’s ok. I’ve noticed my hair is a lot tougher than I thought and can really hold and take some heat. Lucky me.
Anywhoo I think it came out really well.
I hope this is my last time using heat for the month. once I get munnies I can put my hair into twists, but until then, straight it is.
Now I have to get ready for class, hopefully this humidity doesn’t ruin all my hard work…
Wish me luck! xoxo
So ladies, do any of you have a ridiculously long hair care routine or ritual?
I would love to hear about it, leave a comment 😀
Your natural hair is so beautifully long and looks very healthy!
Thank you so much 🙂 ill be glad when its totally healthy ha.
Hi. I love your hair and blog! Wow, you’ve got amazing length and fullness. It takes me about 2 and a half hours each time I wash. That includes washing, the detangle process, and styling with either twist out or braid outs. But it’s all worth it to me! I love being natural. 🙂
Thank you so much! ❤
Omg I wishhhh my wash day was two hours again, its become like an all day thing for me now from detangling, to deep conditioning, to styling @_@ I'm just parked in the bathroom for hourss haha.
But you are completely right, I loveeeee love love love being natural, no worries about anything & i love the feeling of being in complete control of my own hair, ahhh such a freeing feeling. 🙂
Yes, I agree! I am my own stylist. I’m sure my process will require more time as my hair continues to get longer. I chopped it off 9 months ago, but It’s growing fast. I love being able to create new styles and not have to worry about going to a see a hairdresser for a style that would only last a day or 2. I am my own stylist! 🙂
Interlocking can take me 4days! Interlocking is when you loop your locs through your new growth for a fresh and tight result. Its an alternative to retwisting because it cannot unravel like a traditional palm roll would when wet. Im pretty new to the technique so thats why it takes me 4days, about 2hours per day. I dnt have the patience to sit through and complete my whole head, nor the strength. Doing your own hair is strenuous on the arms man. sheesh lol
Oooooommmgggggg I know EXACTLY what your talking about, my bf used to have waist length locs and somehow I became the one responsible for taking care of them! x.x Ohmygawd that junk takes foreverrrrr. I would be spending hours upon hours fixing his hair all while he acted like a tender headed diva, didnt sit still, and complained that it took too long. All this for 5years. -___- lmao. So in a way, I kinda had locs too. Haha.
Omg. Yes. I hate when you’ve been going for so long and your arms are just like “girl please I’m done.” *turns to noodles* x)
Your hair is fiiiiiiiiinnnnnnneeeeee girl!!! Like your blog too 🙂
Well why thank you! 😀 the love is very much appreciated!