02-10-2013, 12:29 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
Also a fan of braids.
This is a braid my mother used to do on me as a girl and every time I wear it I get so many compliments:
How to: Everyday Fishtail Braid - YouTube
Also it just occurred to me, even though you absolutely shouldn't use heat on your already damaged her, if you're feeling desperate enough to do so, just don't touch the new roots that are virgin. You want to protect those babies if you can help it. But the roots will come in eventually, and they'll be curly so you'll want the rest of your hair to match as much as possible. And in order for that to happen you've got to protect the damaged parts as best you can too. I guess it's a balancing act. But you're young and your hair will grow, tedious though it might be.
And yes when you do do protective styling always be sure to moisturize the heck out of your damaged hair with some leave in or rich curl creams so your hair can absorb emollients and other feel good things while you're wearing your cute protective styles. That will help restore elasticity and strength.
3A - C, HP, ME, HD. (Coarse, High Porosity, Medium Elasticity, High Density.)
CG since Nov. 2012
Poos: SM Moisture Retention + Yucca Baobab, TJ's Tea Tree Tingle
Condish: TJ 'sTea Tree Tingle*, SM Moisture Retention* + Curl & Shine + Yucca Baobab, Yes to Blueberries
Stylers: KCKT*, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie* + Curl & Style Milk*, KCCC*, FSG*, CJ Pattern Pusha, Curl Keeper
Sealers: Jojoba* or Grapeseed* oil
* = HG