… they won’t let me out!” (Whatever happened to Akon?)
Well, after 20 hours over two days, I’m sisterlocked!
I admit… it’s a bit anti climatic. I definitely prepared myself for the “transformation” to NOT be love at first sight. I perused as many blogs of the initial days of fellow short-haired sisterlocked sistahs, and I have not found many where the locks looked on point from day 0. (No offense to anyone of course… I essentially braced myself for a good journey—not immediate satisfaction.
And, I’m glad I did. At the end of day one all I could think of was wow… my hair really does look crazy.
At the end of each sisterlock was a puff of unlocked hair. From a distance, it probably still look like I had an afro… a flattened ‘fro. My SL consultant assured me that as I wet my hair, the puff will shrink down and will eventually lock as well.
When my entire hair was locked, my SLC spritzed water on my hair and cornrowed it into 5 large braids.
Look at them parts!
Finally, I took out the braids this morning. Pin my hair up in the back, pinned a side swept bang (sorta) in the front. Here’s the best pic I could take on my camera phone…