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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Evolution of a Protective Style Series, Part 1

They say you can't keep doing the same thing and expect different results, so I finally bit the bullet and did what I'd never thought I'd do.

I started wearing my hair in protective styles more often.

Formally a ride-or-die 'fro enthusiast, my hair hadn't seen so much as a ponytail since I escaped the grip of my mother's box braids and barrettes during my childhood. Below is the first video of my series, chronicling how I achieve my style and maintain my sanity without having my hair out all the time.

I know many of you readers vary in your affinity for (or against) protective styles. How do you rock your hair when trying to achieve your length goals? What works for you the best?


  1. I'm not a fan of protective styles either. I'm still transitioning (7 months) and I know I should start embracing the idea. Love you blog!

  2. @Bevy Yes, protective styling is not fun but it can be doable if you just suck it up and make the decision to do it, which is what I had to do. Thanks for reading the blog!

  3. Ugh! This is totally where I am at right now... :( I need this. i hate protective styles but even my friends were like "ooh J...your hair stopped growing." LOL sad!