Around the end of October, I had made an outfit post in which I had loose curls, and the sweet Stephanie, from Absolutely Fuzzy, asked me for a tutorial. It took me some time to make one, because I didn’t have someone to take the photos for me, but I did the best I could to show you how it’s done. It’s actually really easy, and I’m sure many of you have tried it before….
This photo is obviously an old one, but I think that this is the best result I ever had with this method. It really depends on many things, and sometimes you get lucky, and sometimes not so much. Let’s get started!
My first step when I get out of the shower is to put Hi Gloss serum on the ends of my hair. I use Satinique Hi Gloss Serum by Amway, which is infused with Ceramide.
I spray it a few times on my hair, but not too close to the roots, to avoid making them oily. I don’t always use a heat protector, but now that I’ve dyed my hair red I really need it, because I lose some of its color every time I shower.
After that, I slowly start blow-drying my hair. As you can see it’s naturally wavy, but not curly. It used to be really straight when I was younger. I actually leave it in its natural style most of the times, even though it looks straight in photos. The front parts always end up straight, and if I do some combing, it can be straight enough, in no time.
The last couple of years I use my Satinique by Amway blow-dryer, as I always blow-dry them after showering. Not that I like to do it, but I really need to, because of my really dry skin. If I don’t, it starts itching like crazy. Something I learned over the years.
Somewhere in between blow-drying, I use some curling mousse on my hair. This is a really old one I have by Organics, called curl boosting mousse. I don’t usually use many styling products. I prefer to leave my hair natural…But sometimes it’s unavoidable.
I use a small quantity of it on my hair, avoiding the roots as much as I can. You can put it on the roots too, if you want more volume. I find it’s better to use the mousse when my hair is damp enough, but not wet. After that, I continue blow-drying them until they’re almost completely dry.
I divide them into 2 sections (you can do 3 or 4 if you prefer; it will give you curlier hair). You don’t have to care about their parting.
Twist the first section, and create a small bun on your head. Then, use an elastic band, to secure it on top or in the back of your head, as shown on the GIF above. I thought it would be easier to show you the whole process, without making this post picture loaded.
After this step, I usually go to sleep and see the result the next day, when they are dry and ready. But if you’re in a hurry, or if you prefer it this way, you can use more curling mousse on your hair, blow-dry them until they’re completely dry, and then untie them to see the result.
This is my final result, but as you can see it wasn’t as successful as the one in the first photo. It happens! But I still got some nice waves for the day. Don’t forget to put some hairspray on, to keep your curls or waves intact for the rest of the day.
I hope you enjoyed reading this tutorial. It took me a while to make, and I did my best to have a good result with the photos. It would have been easier if I had a “photographer” to help with the process, or if I could make a video of it, but I didn’t. So, I really hope you appreciate my effort on creating this simple tutorial. I’m no way an expert; it’s just something I have been doing for years without having watched a tutorial. But I’m sure there are many others out there.
If you liked this post, feel free to Gossip about it, by liking, following, sharing or pinning it. 😉 It would be greatly appreciated! And if you try it yourself, and make a post about it, feel free to link it in the comments section below.
Thank you very much for reading. See you all next time.