A Pompadour & Beanie

Hello loves,

Here’s a quick post on my casual look from Sunday. I wanted to keep the hair simple so I opted for a beanie. I pulled some of the hair out front and created a high pompadour and achieved this unique look.

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World Natural Hair Show HOTD

This past weekend I attended the Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair Show.  This was my second time attending with my first being back in May of this year so I figured I new what to expect.  I was hoping to network with some of the bigger brands to discuss possible sponsorships for some things I have planned for the Curly Christians brand.  To my surprise the vendor attendance was nothing like it was in May.  It was much smaller so unfortunately I didn’t do much networking. I did however attend the Naturals After Dark Fashion Show which was great!  There were some talented fashion designers and very cool entertainment.

As for my hair of the day for the event, I decided on a twisted updo which turned out to be probably my most elaborate style yet!  I LOVED it and so did a lot of other naturalistas.  Its a total of 6 twists. Not super tough but not something I’d put together during the work week either. Here are some pics

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Today’s Hair: How To

Good morning loves!

I’ve gotten a lot of requests for a “how to” on today’s hair. If you’re a visual learner like me I first want to say YouTube videos will be coming soon! Promise. In the mean time try to use your imagination along with the final result pics.

Ok, here’s how I did it:

1. I started with stretched hair and prepped using Shea Moisture’s Style & Curl Milk.

2. Because I’m still so in love with my undercut I started by brushing all of my hair to the left side of my head, and in the back I began tucking my hair under starting from right to left.

3. When I got around by my left ear I stopped tucking and secured my hair with three bobby pins.

4. For the large section that was still out in the front I smoothed all of the hair down and began to flat twist my hair back using large sections. With each twist I grabbed another large section of hair and continued doing this until there was no hair left.

5. Lastly, I took the end of my flat twist and tucked it up securing it with a bobby pin.

That’s it. I promise it is much easier than it looks! Here are some pics.

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Purple, Boots & Blowout

Happy Saturday!

Hope you guys are having a great weekend.

I very rarely apply heat to my hair but today I decided to blow out my hair. I started with dry hair. I used Cream Of Nature’s Aragan Oil leave-in Conditioner and I also used Cantu’s Daily Moisturizer as a heat protectant. I sectioned my hair into 4 and applied the leave-in followed by the moisturizer and blew each section on low heat.

In the mood for some deep dark hues I thought I’d pull out the perfect fall color, purple and pair it up with my flat black lace up boots! The lips are Pagan Angel from Fergie’s Wet N’ Wild line.

Here are some pics

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Last Week’s Hair Recap

Hi beauties!

Another crazy week! But I wanted to give you guys a recap of my natural hairstyles from the week. Let’s jump right in.

This first was definitely the most popular style of the week. I got a lot of positive feedback on this one with interest on how I created the look. Think I’ll pull this one out and do a separate post with deets so stay tuned. To sum it up its a pompadour twist with a twisted bun.

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This next style is a simple flat twist and a twisted bun. Loved this look.

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Next look is three twisted buns with a lot if dimension. It looks complex but is super simple.

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Up next, a pompadour and puff. This was a little different for me but I really like the way it turned out! Here’s a look at how I paired it up too.

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And the last look of the week is actually my favorite. I pulled a twist forward and paired it with a high bun.
Love!

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That’s it! Which look do you like best?