Thursday, 26 April 2012

The Weekends Hair

THE WEEKEND'S HAIR
This weekend was one of experiments. I think going natural is all about trial & error in the early stages, so this weekend I tried using Perm Rods on my natural hair for the very first time.
I got the idea from Kimmay's Corrine Bailey Rae Style video (Click Here). I've tried it before on Bantu Knot-Outs before (as she does in the video) but both times have been a fail. This time I figured I'd try again but instead of doing the ends in Bantu knots I set them on Perm Rods.
I began by flat-twisting my wet hair with Eco Styler Gel before rolling the ends onto the rods.


Unfortunately I didnt have enough time to let it dry completely, which inevitably meant it failed. The parts that did dry looked lovely but there was more frizz than there were curls.



A last minute hair fail is never good when you're running late but it does push the boundaries of your creativity. I figured a Fro-hawk was probably gona be my best option so I quickly checked out some of the vids on my recommended viewing page to see how to do a fro-hawk. This was the end result.


I've never worn a Fro-Hawk before, and if Im honest I felt completely out of my comfort zone - it was almost like that first week without my weave, but just like that first week, I decided to roll with it.
 


By the end of the night I still had fun and felt good.
Note-to-Self: Don't be afraid to try something new!


2 comments:

  1. I think the twists look great. I am transtioning cant wait to have natural hair. Do you have any transitioning blogs because I cant find in your blog list, or is it just natural ones? Cheers take care - Dauby

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    1. Hi Dauby, I transitioned under a weave almost accidentally, but check out this post by Laila-Jean on Natural Belle Blog for top transitioning tips. Hope it helps xx

      http://hairspiration.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/transitioning-special-with-laila-jean.html

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