It’s My Anniversary!!

Good Morning My Good People!

This post is long overdue but better late than never! 🙂 In June I celebrated my 2 year loc anniversary!!! It still amazes me that I’ve actually kept them in this long. But every day I fall more and more in love with them and remain very proud of my decision to loc my hair. Below are some updates:

1. I no longer band and/or braid (if you are a Sisterlocker you will know exactly what this means).

2. I can now use moisturizer (which is awesome because dry hair/scalp is no bueno!!).

3. I now have some hang time (yes LAWD! I can throw these babies in a ponytail and have some hangage lol).

4. I am not fully locked yet. The shafts of my strands are fully locked however my ends have not sealed yet.

5. My re-tightenings are every 6 weeks ( I started off with every 4 weeks).

6. I still get slippage. That’s primarily because of my hair texture, so in essence this will be inevitable for me.

7. Curls are my bestfriends (primarily because I have a sensitive scalp and most updos give me a headache).

8. Comparison pictures are below.

Left: 4 months           Right: 2 yrs

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I hope you enjoyed the update in my journey. Leave a comment if you so choose! 🙂

Locs, Love, Life!

~Mzz Nette

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Being Cost Efficient!

This past weekend (Saturday, April 26th) I attended a fundraising Gala for the Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network. $80 for my ticket, $40 for my nails, $55 for my dress, and the list of expenses goes on. Since this was a huge event for me I wanted to get a cute hairstyle that would complete my look. So I decided to price a style I found while searching sisterlock updos. I sent a stylist the picture below. She said it would cost me $65. Now $65 doesn’t sound like much but for me it was a lot. Probably because I spent so much money already. So I told myself that I would re-create this style. I was determined to style my hair and replicate this style on my own. And I am proud to say that I did! I am quite happy with how it turned out! See for yourself! And let me know what you think!

Original Style:

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My Creation:

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