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Hide your hair challenge for the winter!

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Cynthia Washington

My goal is to share ALL the knowledge I have obtained over the last nine years about hair, skin and nails with everyone who is "Mane conscious"!

I decided to do this challenge in October 2009 and plan to continue until April 2010.  From late August to the last week of September I wore individual twists on top and flat twists up the sides and back, this is a protective style. I've been hiding my hair since late September during that time I wore a braided Mohawk weave.  From late October until last week I wore a braided Afro puff weave.  Currently, I am finishing up my yearly favorite yarn twist
The picture below will serve as a starting pic for me in this challenge.  The Ladies over at Long Hair care forum are doing this challenge and I'm following their guidelines and rules which are listed below.
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Starting Pic September 2009


Guidelines:  Hide your hair for the next six months through protective styling that WILL NOT show any of your hair length.  Methods like twisting, corn-rowing, wigging, weaving, brading and bunning are examples of some styles that will hide your hair.

Rules: Hair MUST be hidden at all times except THREE TIMES (for comparison pics);
your starting pic, the second pic January 31, 2010, and the third and final pic April 30, 2010.  I hope many of you jump on the bandwagon because the winter season can be very harsh on all hair especially for African American woman.


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Message from Montie said:

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I can't participate in this one. I have issues with putting other folks' hair in my head. I've never worn a weave in my life, minus an afro puff to a '70s party for about three hours. Even then I was ready to take it out. If you want to see what the afro puff looked like, click here. My hair is dry so I kinda like my hair in the winter. I don't have to oil it as much, and it usually does what I want it to do (with a perm, that is).

Looking forward to the interview in a few!

Message from Montie said:

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Now I know I'm not losing my mind. I looked for this blog for like an hour because I knew you had a bunch of pics I could choose from for our interview but this blog disappeared and now it's back again. 21 is a great shot.

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