hey yall =) back in may i won an amazing giveaway that was hosted by kandyland kurls and untrained hair mom . after a little delay with the shipping from curlformers themselves i got them last week. i washed A's hair this morning with loreal paris sulfate free shampoo and the sallys brand of argon oil conditioner. i left a tiny bit of conditioner in her hair. i detangled her hair, which i thought would take forever since she wore her big hair yesterday and slept on it, but it wasn't too bad, i detangled as i put the curlformers in.
i think the trick is for the hair to 1. be pretty wet and 2. use a "setting lotion". i used suave professionals sleek anti frizz cream and then i put eco styler gel on top of that. i brushed all the lumpys out and proceeded to put the curlformer on. it took me a few trys to really get it good. i have the extra long and wide set and out of 40 of them i used all but 7. i alternated each color so each curl would go different ways. i put them in this morning around 11 and i took them out at about 5. she slept in them at nap time with no complaining, but she is a belly sleeper so that may have helped out.
i think next time i'll leave them in a little bit longer, i think some of her hair was still slightly damp, but it has been pretty humid, so i'm sure that had a lot to do with it. i think it makes her look older but she loves them and so does her dad. i sent him a pic of her with the curlformers in and he said it reminded him of nicki minaj.. dunno if i was goin for that look or not. lol. now.. onto the pics!
note* notice how short her hair looks? as a reminder, her hair is actually mid back length. it's neat to see how she would look with short hair. =)
also, i hate how the flash makes it look scalpy when it doesn't look like that at all!