We haven't had one of these in a while. But it's back REMEMBER: No hiding your hair! No wigs, no weaves, no extensions, etc. This challenge is for twist, braids, and buns on your own hair. Using these low manipulation and protective styles, we aim to retain the growth we achieve over the year. Twists: 2 strand twists, flat twists, 2 strand flat twists, 3 strand twists, coils, bantu knots Braids: Box braids & mini braids on your hair, plaits, cornrows, french braids, etc. Buns: Any kind of bun or updo. We want our ends to be protected and tucked away! RULES: 1. ALL STYLES MUST BE DONE WITH YOUR OWN HAIR EXCLUSIVELY. 2. Your hair must be in twist, braids or bunned for at least 5 consecutive days. 3. You can wear your hair out for up to 3 days after taking your twists out (like in twist-outs, afros, wash and go, etc). [If you need to amend your restyling time, let us know in your initial post! A 3-day turnaround may not be feasible for your schedule and lifestyle.] 4. Check in 1x a month or more. Update us on your regimen, style, moisturizing secrets, etc.) 5. Post a picture of your hair at the beginning of the challenge and at the end. 7. The challenge will be from January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016 but will run in quarters. You can opt out for a quarter if needed. But when you commit, commit for a quarter. 8. You will have 1 pass per quarter, during the challenge to cover you for a week. 9. Heat is allowed in this challenge. Be sure to use a heat protectant and the lowest setting possible for your hair. Remember to be careful! We do not want to damage our hair for the styling purposes of this challenge. REMEMBER: No hiding your hair! No wigs, no weaves, no extensions, etc. Feel free to join at any time. ~~~~~~~~~~Join the Challenge by Sharing----------------- 1. What is your primary style (twists, braids, bunning, etc.)? 2. What is your style maintenance regimen? 3. Are you natural, relaxed, transitioning? 4. What do you hope to achieve from the challenge? 5. How often will you restyle your hair? 6. Include Starting Pic.