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Crochet Braids with Jamaican Bounce Hair
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Crochet Braids with Jamaican Bounce Hair

Loooong time no blog! I’m so sorry I’ve been m.i.a. but work and life have kept me wrapped up and away from my laptop (that not-so-conveniently broke down this weekend). I’ve been trying out a few new things with my tresses, finding new staples, straightening it, tucking it away in protective styles, bunning it (my...

5 Protective Styles Perfect For Vacations
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5 Protective Styles Perfect For Vacations

While on vacation, the last thing you want to do is waste precious time worrying about how to style your hair. Here are 5 low maintenance protective styles perfect for vacations. Box braids   Crochet braids – Curly Styles I’m about a sneeze away from diving in and trying crochet braids. Here are two great tutorials on...

Wash Day | Marley Twists, My Lazy Hair Go-To
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Wash Day | Marley Twists, My Lazy Hair Go-To

I’ve been enjoying having my hair out, styling it, and playing it over the last couple of weeks but I needed a break this week. Solution? Back to marley twists! Here’s my recap. [1] I started off by spraying my hair with water + glycerin (60%/40%), and then applied Aussie Moist on top. For $2.99...

30 Days of Protective Styling Wrap Up
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30 Days of Protective Styling Wrap Up

August has come and gone and true to my challenge goals, I was a boring betty and used marley twists as my go-to protective style. Marley twists have made it super easy to tuck my hair away and avoid fussing with it. Protective styles can be a wonderful way to – as the name suggests...

Caring for my Marley Twists
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Caring for my Marley Twists

As requested by a reader, here’s a quick “notecard” for how I care for my marley twists! When I first started wearing my hair in twists I was much more diligent about caring for my hair while in the twists and followed all of the “while in twists” points listed below. Out of laziness, I...