I want in on this challenge. I can post a pic this weekend. My hair isn't even all around so it is hard to get pinned up. I need the practice (I don't know how to style my hair) and benefits of a protective style. I learned that my hair didn't retain as much length as it could have with almost a year in zillion fake out braids. I used them to grow out my pixie cut. The see in part grew wonderfully, the part that was individually braided not as much.