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My first hair trim post BC

Hi there,
  I have been dealing with split ends and several single strand knots for a while and rather than hold on to them in a bid to retain length I'd rather let them go. After much thought I have decided to trim my hair myself (how hard can it be?) Its better to trim your hair when its stretched. For a natural lass like myself that means my hair should be straightened either with heat (flat iron or blow dryer) or without heat (threading, banding, twisting ,braiding or manually stretching the hair while its wet)
I don't intend to use heat on my hair so I'm going with manually stretching my wet hair.There were some shots I couldn't capture  so I'll explain the best way I can. Here we go:




 
I co washed my hair

 
I put my hair in small sections


I took one section and detangled with a wide tooth comb, then I brushed
 the hair and held the part I wanted to trim off. I cut just above my fingers
 
As you can see the cut hair are not even. Hazards of cutting your hair yourself I guess

 
The whole lot of trimmed away hair



I put the freshly trimmed hair in 5 sections then moisturised and sealed each one


I got 2 nylon bags


1 cut them into squares



I wrapped each section's ends with the nylon squares. This is called Baggying.


Frontal view




Tools I used

 

Sharp scissors


Wide tooth comb



Hair bands to hold the bags in place




 I wont advice you to try this at home if you want a perfect cut. Overall I'm glad I got rid of my split ends after all health first then length right?


KimB







 

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