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Healthy Hair Challenge | January to March 2020: Protective Styles & Ayurveda

Healthy Hair Challenge | January to March 2020: Protective Styles & Ayurveda


I absolutely love hair challenges!


Hair challenges keep me on track to succeeding my goals, while learn more about my hair in order to keep her healthy. I've finally reached the end of my healthy hair challenge. 

Here are the results!

Pre-Set Theory

I can retain an average of 1.5 inches of length grown in 3 months from keeping a healthy hair regimen.
Healthy Hair Challenge | January to March 2020: Protective Styles & Ayurveda

My Journey

January to March (13 weeks)The goal of this challenge is to do weekly protective styles and use Ayurveda in my natural hair care regimen.


Hair Products:


Pre-Poo: Aloe Vera Gel (Plant) and Fenugreek Oil (DIY product)
Cleanse: Trader Joe’s Nourish Spa Shampoo
Co Wash: Trader Joe’s Nourish Spa Conditioner 
Natural Hair Products For Fine Natural Hair
Deep Conditioner: Shea Moisture Moringa & Avocado Power Greens Reconstructor ,Banana and Coconut Milk Masque (DIY product)
Protein: ApHogee 2 Minute Reconstructor
Water Bottle: Fenugreek Water (DIY product)
Leave in: Camille Rose Fresh Curl Avocado Smoothie
Oil: Camille Rose Honey Oil, Fenugreek Oil (DIY product)
Cream: Camille Rose Aloe Whipped Butter Gel 
Stylers: Eco Styler Coconut Gel, Eco Styler Olive GelAlikay Naturals Shea Yogurt Hair Moisturizer
Natural Oils: JBCOOlive OilCoconut OilCastor Oil, lavender, peppermint, lemongrass 

Natural Powders/Ingredients: Bentonite, Fenugreek, African Black Soap, Moringa, Henna
Tools: fine tooth comb, wide tooth comb, edge brush, Denman brush

Edges: Eco Styler Coconut Gel

My Results:

Years Natural - 7 years, 2 months (since October 2012)

Starting Length: 11in (front), 10in (back), 10in (sides), 10in (crown)
Ending Length: 12.5in (front), 11.5in (back),  11.5in (sides),  14in (crown)
Hair Length: Arm Pit Length
Total AVG. Length: 1.83 inch in 3 months
Length AVG Grown/Month: 0.6 inch/month

 

Thoughts On The Challenge

Healthy Hair Challenge | January to March 2020: Protective Styles & Ayurveda
How is your growth, shedding, and health from the beginning to the end of the challenge? 
I am very proud of my growth and healthy of my hair since the beginning of January. After enlightening myself about my mistakes of 2019, I have been much better about taking care of my hair. With that been said, my average length grown from January to March is 1.83 inches!
Healthy Hair Challenge | January to March 2020: Protective Styles & Ayurveda


Will you continue, add, delete any products or regimen practices?

I will continue to use Ayurveda in my natural hair care regimen, as well as enjoy my new hair care ling: Camille Rose Naturals
Healthy Hair Challenge | January to March 2020: Protective Styles & Ayurveda


Upcoming Season and Hopes


I am absolutely excited about my hair growth and the length retained during this healthy hair challenge. I am still working on the crown of my hair and the hair at the nape of my neck

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Natural hair says: There is no gimmick with this! Try doing a hair challenge for 3 months and document your journey weekly. Make sure to keep weekly pictures as well. You will definitely notice a difference in your hair at the end of the challenge.


Always Desire Your Natural,


Christina J

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