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StyleSeat & My Senegalese Twists


I’m a huge fan of braided and twisted protective styles. If you can jog your memory back to last summer when I installed box braids in my hair and took them out just a few days later I’m sure you are shaking your head at the idea of me having another protective style put in. Those were braids, I wanted to try twists….there is a difference.

All summer I debated on whether or not I wanted to drop my coins on a hairstyle that I wasn’t sure would last longer than those braids. When I was contacted by StyleSeat and given a gift card to try out their new app I knew immediately I would be giving those twists a try.

StyleSeat is a online booking system for Hair Stylists & Beauty Professionals. It is available in a number of large cities to include Atlanta, New York, Dallas and Charlotte. For Stylists it is a free service where they can list their services, and pricing allowing for customers to book services right from their smartphone while on the go. It’s a great way to gain exposure for beauty professionals while offering an extremely convenient service for busy women like myself who are constantly on the go.

The App

The app was incredibly easy to use.

StyleSeat Atlanta

I simply logged in and searched within in Atlanta for a stylist that did twists. I found Super Dope Karmen and to make things even easier for me she was mobile and came to my house.

Senegalese Twists

Karmen did an amazing job. My twists are extremely neat and she was done within about 5 hours.

Truthfully, I’m not sure if I am feeling them on me. I was so close to taking them out the next day but was talked off the ledge via Facebook. Today makes a week since I’ve had them in, and I am not sure they will make it another week. One day at a time friends…one day at a time.

Mr. captured these photos nearly a week ago. They’ve relaxed a bit and look more natural, I just don’t think protective styles look good on me. I’m trying.

Senegalese Twists

Senegalese Twists

StyleSeat is another app that is a sure when it comes to gathering those that make our life easier while on the go. Be sure to head to the website as well as check them out on the Web, and  Facebook

Are you a fan of protective styles?

I was provided a gift card to utilize StyleSeat. All opinions are mine…You already know.

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11 Comments

  • Reply
    Melody McCloskey
    August 27, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    So glad to hear you liked the app! I actually think this style looks great on you, it’s laid back/bohemian which is a nice summer look. I say keep it for a bit! 🙂

  • Reply
    Deborah Normanb
    August 27, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Mimi – I think they look great on you. Keep them-they get better as they get older 😉

  • Reply
    Law_Fal
    August 27, 2014 at 10:44 pm

    I’ve never had braids or twists before ever, but I do think they look cute. I could imagine myself feeling the same way you do…BUT you always look jazzy so I like them on you!
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    Erika at BluLabel Bungalow
    August 28, 2014 at 7:21 am

    I can’t think of anything that doesn’t look good on you. At less enjoy the convenience of not having to fuss with you hair everyday. Thx for the heads up about StyleSeat! Cool!

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    krissy
    August 28, 2014 at 10:13 am

    They look nice on you. Nothing makes mepre upset as someone who does hair is when I’ve spent hours on something like braids and the client takes them right out. At least I got paid I guess bit still
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    Shon
    August 28, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    They look great, but you know how you feel at the end of the day regarding your style, etc. Be true to you whatever you decide, but these are great looking on as well.

    I would have the same conversations with myself if I had braids or twists.
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    Bunnie
    August 28, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    I think they are super cute:-) I would love the convenience if nothing else! #teamnatural
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    Farrah
    August 28, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    Love the twists!! I think they look great on you have you tried putting them up in a bun, sure that will look cute also! I use StyleSeat with my stylist when I dont feel like doing my own hair.

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    LaShawn
    August 28, 2014 at 9:06 pm

    I really like the idea of this app! Now. I like the twists. But like someone else said, if it’s not your style, it’s not your style. But they are so convenient!
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    Sarah
    August 29, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    Please tell me you’ve decided to keep them! I think they are SO beautiful. You look amazing!
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    Antonette Copeland
    September 1, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    Girl, ur protecteive styles always look amazing on u,

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