Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Mini Single Curly Braids :Children's Style



I think the winter season is the best time to give our hair a break by doing long term protective styles. That's one of the reasons I put little L's hair in mini braids, which I hoping will last for a month.We are also taking a break from the beads. They are harmless to little L's hair but I just want to give her ends a break for a month or so.


The Process;
  • Her hair was cowashed and sealed with Kinky curly Knot today (mixed with Aloe Vera Juice and coconut oil).
  • Once her hair was dried in 8 flat twists, I placed an off center part in the front of her hair and put single braids following that direction
  • About 1/4 of an inch of her ends were left out.

  • I sprayed her hair with water mixed with aloe vera juice and coconut oil, added a little knot today and the curling custard, to enhance her curls
  • Once her hair was dry, I applied very little olive oil to the ends.



Night Routine:
Her braids are moisturized and the ends are sealed with oil. I then cornrow the braids to keep them stretched. The ends have to stay stretched, if not , they will tangle and break off.

Thanks for reading this post. I hope you enjoyed it. If you have any questions, please contact me at coilybella@coilybella.com.


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13 comments:

  1. The curls are cute and her scalp looks healthy.

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  2. IntermittentBabbling HairThougJanuary 18, 2012 at 8:44 PM

    Those curly little braids are adorable on your little L!

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  3. She's so cute!  Reading your blog and seeing her hair inspired me to do my daughter's hair in singles.  I'm going to try this style next.  Keep em coming! 

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  4. Love e curly braids,ur daughter is so cute& adorable can I adopt her haha.

    Btw hun,am having probs leaving comments on ur makeup blog,I have same prob with few other blogs anyhoo jus know I have u on my bloglist and loving all e makeup looks u do! The bubblegum pink lippy u have on ur last posts looks gr8 on ur skintone

    *hugs*

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  5. Little L is so cute! I love her expression in the first pic :)

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  6. Thanks Jen. Thank God for her healthy scalp!

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  7. Thanks Amija. Do you have  a blog so I can follow? I am glad you are inspired and will try these on your daughter's

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  8. Thanks sis! Yeah, she hardly shows her personality in most pics I take of her but that first pic is really her!!

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  9. Your patience is beauti4 (smiles) I love this style on ya lil one,she's adorable btw! I wanta try this box braidn method on my daughters hair as a protective style fo at least a wk or so,prob is it only last one wk ha hair type is a 2c 3a ne advice on what product I shud u? Any way I enjoy ya blog as usual keep doin whatcha u do & be blessed! (Starr)

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  10. Ugh sorry fo tha many errors lOl I'm actn using my phn & tha buttons are like teeny weeny,but what I ment was I want ha hair ta last at least a mth but I only get a wk outta of tha box braids & once agen tha quest is dew u have ne idea of a good natural product that will hold ha 2c 3a hair???,so sorry fo tha repeated messgs but tha errors in my last messgs jus ugh lOl (Starr)

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