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Discussion in 'Hair Care Tips & Product Review Discussion' started by sarumoki, Jan 7, 2019.

  1. tryingto

    tryingto Well-Known Member

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    1. Like this post.
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    2. How long do you plan on wigging it?
    Year
    3. How will you take care of your hair while using the wig/phony pony?
    Cornrows, protective styling, deep condition every 8 weeks,
    4. Natural, Relaxed, Texlaxed, Transitioning:
    Natural
    5. Current Hair Length:
    Above shoulders
    6. 2018 Hair Length Goal:
    Armpit
    7. Starting Photo
     

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    ArrrBeee Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone do hanging twists/ braids instead of cornrows under their wigs?

    I can imagine this would easier and faster to moisturize my hair but I'm scared my wigs wont lay flat.
     
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  4. MzSwift

    MzSwift Texlaxed, loccing again

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    I think you could do it, especially with a wig cap over it. To make them more flat, you could crosswrap and pin if your hair is long.

    I’ve actually been looking at plaits or twists under wigs because it is less manipulation on my new growth than cornrowing.

    ETA: I would probably not be able to get away with that under my pixie cut wigs, my curly ones are more forgiving.
     
  5. sarumoki

    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    I do this sometimes.
     
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  6. sarumoki

    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    This is exactly what a YouTuber I follow does. Plaits and then she crosswraps them.

     
  7. MzSwift

    MzSwift Texlaxed, loccing again

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    Thank you, sis!
     
  8. sarumoki

    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    I feel like a traitor. I haven't worn a wig in something like a month. :lol:
     
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  9. sarumoki

    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    What's a good graduation wig? Something that will work well with a cap for a big-headed person.
     
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    I’ve been wigging it for about a month because I finally, finally found a wig I like. It’s synthetic, but I found a human hair one almost just like it. My question is this: the ends of the synthetic get ratty...does that happen with the human hair ones too?
     
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  11. sarumoki

    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    Yes, but in both cases it's fixable. For human hair you can give the wig a DC treatment, and for synthetic you can use fabric softener. I will post some good videos of how to do it.
     
  12. sarumoki

    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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  13. sarumoki

    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    Why did I order from ebonyline? They always take forever to send out the order. :mad:
     
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    Thanks! I think I’m going to stick with the synthetic because I’m not interested in styling the hair. I want to plop it on my head and forget it :lachen:
     
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    ACA8EC5F-225D-4550-A1EC-751C6E538783.jpeg I shampooed it and soaked it in fabric softener for two hours. Feels much better.
     
  17. MzSwift

    MzSwift Texlaxed, loccing again

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    ^^^Cute!
    I've been feeling loose waves lately too.
     
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    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    My wigs are here! :smile:
     
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    So...I’m transitioning and just took down my cornrows...ready to big chop. Two textures, the tangles, it’s for the birds. I’m getting my hair cornrowed again tonight, but if these tangles don’t disappear soon...snip snip
     
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    Thank you
     
  23. Chicoro

    Chicoro From Shea Butter Hater to Shea Butter Caker!

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    Great wig application:

     
  24. sarumoki

    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    They make it look so easy, but when I try it's always a hot mess. :lol:
     
  25. Chicoro

    Chicoro From Shea Butter Hater to Shea Butter Caker!

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    I agree. This lady has talent in so many areas. I thought the same thing while watching the video. I think she said, "That's all you have to do...." I was like that's all? :eek: I couldn't get passed the dyeing the knots. I can't even get the wig! :cry3::lachen: So, I know what you mean.
     
  26. Chicoro

    Chicoro From Shea Butter Hater to Shea Butter Caker!

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    From post #62 in this thread:

    @ArrrBeee your hair is ....


    [​IMG]

    So so gorgeous.....:wacky:
     
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    sarumoki Epicurean Empress

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    BUMPING!

    I have nine days to find a graduation wig and I don't know what I want. I think maybe something curly? Or with loose waves? I need help!

    This is what I'm wearing:

    upload_2019-5-20_19-22-21.png
     
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  28. ItsMeLilLucky

    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    I vote for curly, but I might be outnumbered lol
     
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    + 1 for curly

    You're not alone @ItsMeLilLucky

    I love curly wigs and I like them big and long. So far I have 2 Sensationnel Las Jaden, 2 Vanessa Super Diana Wig, 2 Sensationnel Rule Breaker wig, I have 3 Bobbi Boss Zelena wigs on the way and quite a few others in my stash that I can't remember the names.
     
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    1. Like this post.
    Done.

    2. How long do you plan on wigging it?
    A year. My next trim is in September and I'll assess how things are going after that.

    3. How will you take care of your hair while using the wig/phony pony?
    Basically, no manipulation. I'll be taking vitamins, oiling my scalp, and using a spray moisturizer and not touching it otherwise. Every four to six weeks I'll take my hair down, co-wash, detangle, condition and do a steam treatment. I'm getting some cute head wraps for no wig days. Trims every four months.

    4. Natural, Relaxed, Texlaxed, Transitioning:
    Natural.

    5. Current Hair Length:
    Shoulder length in the back. Below ear length on the sides and in the front.

    6. 2018 Hair Length Goal:
    I don't really have a length goal. I'd like my hair to be APL all around. I mostly want healthier, thicker hair.

    7. Starting Photo
    This is after a pretty significant trim. It's hard to see in this photo but I have a lot of cuticle damage. There's some progressed thinning at the top, breakage in the nape and edges. I think most of it is because of treating my hair rough and anemia. So, I got a lot to work on :lol:
    [​IMG]
     
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