Monday, September 1

Protective Style- Marley Twists




Hey Y'all!!! Hope you're doing fabulous!

I have been wearing my hair out all Summer and I needed a change. At the spur of the moment, on Saturday AM, I decided to put some twists in my hair. I ended up starting them at 4pm and finished at 9:30pm. I was surprised how fast I did them(compared to the 8hrs in the past), but I was determined to finish and enjoy my evening.



I used Marley hair although I forget the exact brand names. I decided to switch it up and use red(#99) hair(for highlights) opposed to the #30(brown/blonde) hair I typically used.



I plan to keep these in for about 4 weeks, maybe more depending on the neatness.

I lightly blow-dried my hair the night before(coincidentally). It made things much easier. Now that I think about it, that's probably why I twisted my hair so fast.

When twisting, I just applied some moisturizer(African pride- trying to use this up) mixed with castor oil.


For upkeep, I just spray my scalp and length of  my real hair with African Pride Braid spray. 
I will be curling the hair in a week or so and may add some cowry shells to spice things up. 

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9 comments:

  1. Cute!!!! Another great look! Did you notice if the amount of Marley hair in the packs have been reduced? How many packs were needed for this longer look?

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    1. Thank you!! Yes, I did notice. I purchased a pack that cost $9.00 that had double the size of the normal pack although it was tough to separate the hair. I wish I remembered the brand name(I'll find out though) So I used almost all of that, 1 full pack of a normal sized pack(cost $6.00) and half of the red.

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    2. Oh and I cut the pack in half then used only one strand for each twist. I just separated the strand and used the "layering method" to make the hair longer.

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  2. Yaaaay, you did the Marley twists! They look great and so does your natural hair.

    T

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    1. Hey lady! Lol yeah, I loved them.
      Thank you!!!

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