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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Product Review: Sensationnel African Collection Jumbo Braid Feat. Rubber Band Braids

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How To: Rubber Band Method Box Braid Tutorial | Tanieya and Jeff
I wanted to get my hair braided, but I didn't want to spend $180 to get them done. So, I decided to do them myself. Looking up so many ways to do box braids, I found the rubber band method! Let's see how my hair turned out:

Product Name:

Sensationnel African Collection Jumbo Braid
 

Price, Length, and Packs:

1.99/24 inch (4 packs)
 

Product Description:

Hot water braid - Light and soft - Tangle free - Easy brushing and Separating

The Style:

Products: braiding hair, elastic rubber bands (clear, not black), edge control (Mielle Organics Edge Control), light oil (Mielle Organics Mint Almond Oil), rat-tail comb

Product Review: Sensationnel African Collection Jumbo Braid Feat. Rubber Band Braids

 
The rubber band method: section your natural hair in 1-2 inch parts and securing each part at the root with a rubber band. This method will allow the install and grip of the hair to be easier, ease the tension of the braids, and your hair is already pre-sectioned for braiding.
 

My Experience:

 After parting my natural hair in 1 inch sections for the rubber band method, I began to braid my hair. Here are some tutorials to help you understand the rubber band method more:
 



 
When stretching the braiding hair, my hair was pretty long (waist length). I decided to keep my hair long, with no cutting necessary. Then I boiled my braids (no burning) to seal the ends. When I was done with my braids, I added some edge control to my edges and oil to my scalp.
 
This style took 4 hours to do.
 

My Thoughts:

Honestly this was the easiest style that I could do with some weave! I was pretty intimidated with using rubber bands in my hair. I did so much research to make sure I would be able to pull this style off. The braiding hair I used made this braiding process so easy and stress-free. The hair is tangle-free and it was easy to work with.
 
Product Review: Sensationnel African Collection Jumbo Braid Feat. Rubber Band Braids
With this being the first time braiding my own hair with weave, I am pretty happy with the results.
 
I kept this style for 3 weeks...only because I wanted something new. This style could have last longer!
 
I DO RECOMMEND THIS HAIR
 

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Natural hair says: if you are planning to get your hair in a long-term style, pamper your hair on your own by following these steps. You want to minimize the stress on your hair as possible.
 
 
Always Desire Your Natural,
 
Christina J

*This is a product review for Sensationnel African Collection Jumbo Braid, which was purchased with my own money and is my honest review.
 

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