As my straightened hair is starting to ‘poof’ ever so slightly, I thought it was the perfect time to put in some bantu knots. Bantu knots are basically like chiney bumps. You twist a section of hair and wrap it around itself:
To prepare for these gorgeous waves, I used a little bit of leave in conditioner (not too much as it is water based and I didn’t want to cause more frizz) and some JBCO & Nilotica balm to smooth and seal. I then twisted and twirled the hair around it self.
Probably left them in for 3-4 hours but they kept loosening! hmmm, will we get gorgeous beach waves after all??
THE TAKE DOWN!!
1st impressions, not too bad. It’s doing its wave thing. Lets take down some more:
OK, so straight in some parts but overall it’s doing what its suppose to do. Lets fluff a little:
Oh well, throw in a clip:
I will be embarking on the start of my 3 month hair pledge this week, starting with a pre-poo before I henna. I’m going to use Green Tea and Marshmallow Root as my water content, contrary to what I normally use as outlined here. So watch this space for updates!!
So just got back from the Cinema watching Django Unchained with the Mr, not before filling our belly’s (showing off using chopsticks!) I was too hungry for that, pass me a fork!
So what do you guys think of Django? Do you think it was done sympathetically? Do you think it was controversial? Would it have been received differently if directed by Spike Lee? Comments below please.