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The Natural Hair Journey Continues: Box Braiding My Own Hair

Hello and welcome. This is a hair post. I remember in secondary school, my friends would corn row my hair when my hair is not in braids. I wore braids most of the time and due to this my hair grew really long. My mum would usually braid my hair and so I rarely went to the hairstylist to plait my hair.



In recent years I have been braiding my own hair. Partly due to the fact that I cannot be bothered to go and get it done. The thought of sitting for so long just haunts me and hurts my ever growing butt * sweeps hair to side. Also I notice that 

In addition to this, although it does not look uber professional its cheap because I only have to buy the hair. I usually keep it in for about 2 months and I prefer not to over manipulate the hair. 








When I first went natural I went to a lady to cornrow my hair and she put a hot comb through my precious natural hair like the world was at her mercy. From then I decided to do my own hair because it seemed like many hairdressers didn't know how to deal with natural hair.

By doing my own hair I know what to do and what not to do. I am able to cater for my edges and scalp a lot better and do the style I want.



Before I braid, there are a few things I do like letting my scalp rest before deep conditioning and re-braiding. I deep condition before and after to ensure my scalp and hair are nurtured on a regular basis. I sometime to ayurvedic or fruit mask to deep condition then I braid.



Deu to this I feel I am getting to know my hair a lot better. I plan on getting a few things to help me with getting the pH right as this is important if you want to maintain a healthy growing hair.

That's all for this post. Until next time it's bye from me.

Iryn

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