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Travel Styling

Pictured above is a quick trip we took to see family. We were so care free!

Summer time is coming and that means many of us will be taking trips. Whether we're going far away or traveling by car to visit friends and family--nappy hair care can continue to be easy and rewarding for everyone. The trick is to plan well for what you'll be doing.

My girls are young and don't give their hair much thought when they are having fun. When I'm away on a trip the last thing I want to do is spend our limited time on long styling sessions. I expect my daughters' hair to become fuzzy quickly and choose styles that perform well over time with fuzz. I love box braids, twists, corn rows and combo variations. For trips that will involve swimming and constant washing, I prefer corn rows and braids which matte less when wet. Pictured below are some styles we've enjoyed in the past.
On the beach in Cancun
I was really big on beads once, but this many beads can be damaging to the ends over time.
MGM Studios
Magic Kingdom
When the style shrinks and fuzzes I don't let it bother me. We're on vacation to have fun and I think she looks very sweet here.

Magic Kingdom
Aztec Ruins
Below my daughter is dressed for a drill on a cruise ship.

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