Sunday, September 25, 2011

Choca: Twisted Sista!!

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Hey all,

So, yesterday I decided to go back to Choca's mini twist style.

The reasons:

(1) The Goldi-Faux style we did was awesome... and looked fantastic... However, she started complaining about the cornrows on either side of her head.  Now, I have a HUGE fear of getting bumps around our hairline from things being too tight... When the bumps come, hair is about to COME OUT... So, I took the braids out and flat twisted them on the sides and put a twisted bang in the back:

Revamped w/the flat twists and loose twisted bang in the back... :)  

(2) Choca kept pulling at it and messing with it.  She popped two rubber bands because she kept trying to pull her hair out of the pony twists (We RARELY do pony tails or pony twists OR pony puffs on her hair for that reason):

The results of her messing with it... LOL & SMH!
So, we went back to basics... TWISTS!!! (My favorite)

The products used:

Miss Jessie's Curly Pudding (2oz. FREE Sample)

Shout out to Tazia @ TrulyNaturallyCoiled on Facebook for the free sample of Miss Jessie's!! I won it in a giveaway a few months back! Make sure you check out her FB page and 'like' it!!! Let her know I sent you!! She has GREAT advice and an awesome bunch of folks over there that are very helpful to you and your hair needs! :

Alright!!! So, what I did was slowly take the other hairstyle down as I put the twists in... Works so much easier for me like that... and goes QUICKER for both of us... less stress, less fuss! :) AND, I decided to give her a bang this time as well... I usually part it in the front on the side or in the center, but this time, I wanted it to be free to do whatever style we choose!!!

During the process pictures:
Length check!! :) 

Look at those bangs!! HAHA!! I'm glad her hair has that good old 'deceiving' shinkage!!

So nice...
The top of her head!!! 
It took about 1 1/2 hours to complete, but it turned out great!  It was my first time using Miss Jessie's products on our hair over here, but it worked really well on these twists.  I dig the consistency of it.  It's not too thick, but it is thick enough to do what you need it to on Choca's hair texture. Also, the smell was delightful and not overpowering. AND... like every other product I use on our hair, there is a white film that will go away as the product dries... Takes about 5-10 minutes to melt away.

Finished product:

Digging these mini twists on her! 


Whew... I love the bang! AND... The film is gone! :) 

She loves her hair as well!

My Choca!
She was so pleased with it, she did a video shaking her hair!! HAHA!! Only Choca!!

This style will last a GOOD three weeks!! I will be rinsing it weekly and moisturizing it daily! :)

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Mama M said...

LOOOOOVE those twists! I really like the bangs. JJ has good shrinkage too, next time I do twists I'm gonna make her some bangs!

Goldilocks*n*Me said...

I love her bangy-bangs! And 1 1/2 hours for a 3 week style?? I'm jealous :(

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Mama M * Thank you!! :) You know I'm a HUGE HUGE fan of shrinkage... It gives us so many more options for our hair over here! :) And yes... give her some bangs... Tag me in the picture/blog when you do! :)


Charlotte's Avenue said...

Goldilocks*n*Me * Thank you!! :) And yes... No jealousy, ma'am!! LOL!! Although, it is great to not have to worry about her hair or what style Imma do! (hehehehe)


Precious @ said...

Beautiful! And wow at the shrinkage! Don't you just love how deceivingly eye-popping shrinkage can be .... :)

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Precious * Thank you... And YES!! I love it so much!!! Our hair is so amazing!! Truly amazing!! :)


Elizabeth@Different Kinds of Curls said...

Celebrate the shrinkage! Her hair is gorgeous as always. I love the bangs, I am going to have to try that out on my Li'l Bit's hair. :)

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Elizabeth * YES YES YES!!! CELEBRATION SHRINK-AGE, C'MON... Let's Celebrate!! I agree!! It's a great thing! AND, YES!! Li'l Bit would ROCK it!! Do it!! :)


Nikki's HairThoughts said...

Look at my beautiful baby shaking those twists! I adore her hair. I just want to squeeze her to bits!

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Nikki's HairThoughts * Yes ma'am!! She had a blast with that little video!! HAHA! :) Thank you!! Her hair is growing so well and I'm very happy about it. It's very healthy! :) YAAAY! :) <3


UntrainedHairMom said...

That is too that hair!!

Charlotte's Avenue said...

UntrainedHairMom * Thank you!! Hehehe!!! We love it too, mami! <3


Michelle G said...

Aww Look at my Choca Baby, she is always so pretty but those bangs are soooo cute. I am with GDL about being jealous of a three week style. We can never get that out of Des' hair.

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Michelle G * Thank you Sis!!! :) I am loving the bangs... SO IS SHE, girl!! The only downfall is that her hair is pretty long and she likes to pull on them and it gets in her eyes... She doesn't like that at all...However, if she leaves her hair alone... She'll be good!! :)

No jealousy!! <3 I'm excited to get where you two are!! :)


amandak23k said...

She is adorable!!!!

Charlotte's Avenue said...

amandak23k * Thank you, mami!! :)