Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 

Can I still say that? Well, I just did lol.

So 2015 is upon us and with a new year comes resolutions. I actually stopped believing in resolutions a few years ago. I think that if you want to change anything or be better in anything you should do it any time in the year. So um, I kinda have about 10 things I'd like to do or do better this year. But I figured if there's any one thing I want to do with my hair this year it's this: Have fun with it. I think I'm off to a good start...


Last year, my focus was very obviously my wedding hair and I spent the entire year in a mix of different protective styles to grow it out so I could have more options when it came time to style it for the big day. NB: wedding pics coming very soon!

A recap:

After I got engaged in 2013, I decided that I needed to be a bit more disciplined in my protective hair styling for two reasons;

1. To help maintain length to (widen my options) especially after having a second chop in late 2013. Mission accomplished! My hair is now past my shoulders when fully straightened :D
2.  To relieve myself of precious time so I wouldn't need to worry about styling my hair everyday. My protective styling routine was a huge time saver and allowed me to dedicate my time on planning the wedding.

I did a total of four protective styles last year, all lasting 6 - 9 weeks with about a 2 - 3 week break in between the styles. I didn't notice much breakage from installing or uninstalling the styles. My favourite one? Definitely the braids. I'm so glad I did them, they were so practical and fun. I've had my hair out from December 10th so it's been over a month. I've been off the radar but have been keeping in touch with my Instagram followers. And #todaysfro is very much my favourite series of all my platforms. So I felt it fair to share what Fro and I have been up to.

Follow me and Fro on Instagram @aishaandlife
Again, wedding pics coming very soon. Watch this space ;)


     

6 comments:

  1. Hey there and happy new year to you too!! I have been stalking your blog hoping for a new post and today i said to myself don’t check the blog cause you checked last night but here i am and happy to see you back in action again :-)

    Can’t wait to read about your wedding it sounds (in all the hints) like you had a wonderful wedding which is excellent!! Hope to hear more from you via your blog, you are such a witty writer it’s almost therapeutic to read for whatever reason i find reading you blog makes me feel like we are friend.

    Well enjoy 2015.

    P.S. I agree with you about the resolution thing. Change happens when you action what needs to be changed at the time you start changing whatever it is you changing.
    xoxo

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    1. LOL your comment made me laugh! Have I been that absent :s And thank you for the writing compliment, I'm just being myself so I'm glad you like :D

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  2. Hey! Happy 2015 Aisha . So looking forward to the fun styles. Been using yo blog for my hair since 2013, my hair is longer and style-able now so am excited.

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    1. Thanks Nenyasha, looking forward to sharing with you!

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  3. Congratulations on ur wedding!! Compliments of the new season!! Happy 2015!! More hair, more afro...#let_it_fro

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