Current Hair Info

Current Relaxed Length: blunt Full SL
Current Curly Length: 1/2 inch all over
Current Stretched Curly Length: 1 inch all over
Last Relaxer Date: January 19, 2015
Next Relaxer: May 2015
Last Trim: February 21, 2015

Current Hair Length

Current Hair Length
February 21, 2015


Hair Goals 2015

Hair Goals:

Keep hair rodded for a month
Braid out for a month
Updo for a month
Sew in for a month
Braids for a month
Reach full APL
Graze BSL before 2016

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Hair Question .:All Comments are Welcomed:.

I love being on a HHJ. One of the hardest parts of my journey is hair retention. In addition, I have suffered with my failure to protective style. I can never commit to a protective style. It never last long. Sometimes, they do more harm than good.

So my question is:

Can a person have a successful HHJ without protective styling?
(When I say successful, I mean retain length and healthy hair???

Please help me with this, because I believe that I may abandon protective styling altogether.



  1. i think it depends on how long you protective style, maybe shorter intervals helps them to retain length.

  2. I think that there are "levels" of protective styling. For example, I'm a low level protective style bun kinda girl. Its easy and quick but still gives me access to my hair. Although I adore high level protective styles like braided extensions and wigs---I just can't commit to hiding my hair for extended periods of time. I haven't had as much retention as I wanted (Is there a such thing as too much retention? Ha-ha!), I'm still retaining length fairly well.

    Great question. It's really got me thinking!

    KLP | SavingOurStrands



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