Marley Hair Turban Updo | #WashDayExperience


                Hello Everyone! I am just going to pretend that it hasn't been a long time since I joined the wash day experience. The reason is not because I haven't washed my hair. The weather has not been the best lately and I don't really believe in indoor  lighting when it comes to taking pictures. I managed to take some pictures inside today, but I had to take at least 49 before I could find a few good ones. Anyway, I was playing with my hair today and I came up with a hairstyle. I was not sure what to call it at first, then I realized that it looks exactly like a turban. So, I called it Marley hair turban updo. I used one pack of Kanekalon Marley hair to create it. I guess it is appropriately named. I know the theme for the linkup this week is tea for two, but my hair did not really need a tea rinse this week. Let's get into how the wash day went!

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The Wash Day Experience
              One thing that I was not big on doing before was detangling my hair.  I did not have the patience for it. Now, I detangle my hair using a cheap conditioner. While the conditioner is still on my hair, I use a moisturizing shampoo to wash my scalp. Depending on how my hair feels after the shampoo, I condition before deep conditioning my hair. Sometimes conditioning my hair is not necessary because the conditioner used to detangle my hair keeps it soft even after shampooing. I love to deep condition with heat now. The number one reason is because it cuts the time in half for me. Instead of deep conditioning for 30 minutes, I only do it for 15. I used Cantu Argan Oil cream as my leave-in. There is a review about it here if you missed it. I used a little too much, which resulted in my hair feeling heavy the next day.

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               I used Marley hair to create that style, like I said before. I sectioned my hair in 3. I braided (cornrows) the two sides using my own hair. For the front, I created a hole in the middle of my own hair like I was getting it ready to insert a fake ponytail. I inserted the already twisted Marley hair and tied it up. I used bobby pins to secure the twists as I used them to cover my cornrows. I hope that makes sense!! My wash day was okay. The dryness is still in the air.  I just want to hide my hair and not do anything to it right now. I am contemplating buying some silk turbans. If only I could wear them to work! I hope you like the hairstyle. How was your wash day?

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29 comments:

  1. You always come up with creative updo's with extensions. Your hair looks great!

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  2. I Likey a lot and your hair sure does not look dry.

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  3. Well your crown and glory looks beautiful Nerline! The time and effort you put into your hair is paying off girl.
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  4. This looks so beautiful, Nerline. Love what you did with your hair. I never thought of using conditioner before the shampoo, but it makes sense. Don't you just hate the heavy hair feeling.....argh! Babe, you look beautiful today.
    kisses
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  5. I have forgotten something, Nerline. Somehow I am no longer able to give you my g+ I click on the g+ button, it opens up, I share, but it never shows up. It only happens at your blog, Nerline. Did you change something or am I suddenly too blonde?
    kisses again
    Lenya

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    1. Hi Leny,

      I am not sure why that happens. It works for me on my phone, but sometimes it does not work for me on the laptop either. Thanks for trying, love!

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  6. wow, had to keep looking at the picture cause I was convinced that was all your hair with no braid. cute idea.

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  7. Love the updo it looks like your own hair.

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  8. Crazy creative style chica.

    Thanks for sharing your #washdayexperience chica!

    KLP @ www.savingourstrands.com

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  9. This style is too cute, Nerline! You always come up with the most gorgeous and creative protective styles.

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  10. Love your post Nerline! I'm sharing it on my FB page tomorrow.

    Jay of www.relaxedthairapy.com

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  11. Yaaaaaaaas Nerline. I love this look, the hair and lipstick. Well done!

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