Friday, January 21, 2011

Hairstyle: Cornrow & Individual Braid Updo



So, I must admit that I am really feeling this hairstyle. I have always been a fan of cornrows and I just think they fit my face. Since my hair has grown back in the problem area, I have been able to start rocking them again:-)

Here's what I did:
1. I took down the past set of cornrows/individual braids.
2. I then detangled my hair and proceeded to re-braid my hair.
3. I first did the back section in individual braids.
4. Then, I cornrowed the front section into 10 braids.
5. The next day, I pinned the hair up into the desired direction.

To maintain this style:
1. I oil my scalp with my essential oils.
2. I oil the hair with EVOO
3. I usually keep the hair pinned up but, I have taken it down to fully oil my hair. Then, I would pin it back up.
4. I cover the front (cornrowed section) with a scarf.
5. I then put a satin bonnet over the entire hairstyle for the night.

I did record of video of braiding the hair but, it does not show how I pinned it up. You can check it out HERE.

Yeah...I can be silly:-)

3 comments:

  1. Updo's look good on you for real.
    How do you get the cornrows to look so good?
    Does it hurt when you cornrow your hair?

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  2. Too Cute Ms. Cee C!! Please keep the protective style inspiration coming girl!!!:D

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  3. @Emme - Thank you. I just simply cornrow the hair but, I make sure I am not rushing it and get each strand by strand. And it doesn't hurt when I cornrow. I just can't fathom braiding my hair that tight. (My sister Joy will pull your brains out when she cornrows which is why I don't let her do mine. LOL)

    @Qzan - Thank you. And I will do:-)

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