Good morning Luvs!
So last night I decided to try out something I haven’t done with my straightened hair, a flexi rid set. Typically I stick with updos when my hair is straight but I thought I’d give it a try.
When I thought about what product I should use to set my hair I wasn’t quite sure what to go with. I was trying to be really careful about not inadvertently changing the texture of my straightened hair back to its curly state by using a product with too much moisture.
I decided to go with the Carol’s Daughter Sacred Tiare Styling Creme. It is obviously Creme based but also on the thicker side so I thought it would be a good choice. I applied the product on each section of hair before installing the rods. I used my usual 7/8″ and 6/8″ diameter and 10″ long rods. I kept the rods in over night.
In the morning I took the rods out and was very pleasantly surprised with the definition. AND my hair was extremely soft!
Next, I separated each curl about three times. I tried not too over separate so that I didn’t create a lot of frizz.
After that I styled my hair by pulling the back up and securing with bobby pins. I love the look of flexi rod curls in my face. Here’s the final look
I’m not sure if these curls will last for the entire day but they sure are beautiful soft and defined now!
Who doesn’t love big soft bouncy defined curls!? I was so excited to have successfully achieved this type of curl this weekend. Take a look at these gorgeous curls!
How’d I do it? Well….I set my hair with flexi rods using the Creme of Nature Style & Shine Foaming Mousse I got in my May curlBOX. I used 7/8″ and 6/8″ flexi rods, both 10″ long. I used the smaller rods in the front and the larger rods in the back.
I installed the rods by starting half way down each section of hair, wrapping the bottom half around the rod and then rolling the rod the rest of the way up.
I kept the rods in overnight and removed them in the morning. My hair was extremely soft! So much so that I was afraid of losing curl definition. NOT the case.
I separated each curl 2 or 3 times and added no additional product. So in love with these results!
Around 12:30am after some movie watching with hubby, I spontaneously decided to test out the flexi rods I bought on Friday.
I bought two different diameter sizes 7/8″ and 6/8″ both 10″ long. To set the style I used the Shea Moisture Curling Gel Soufflé.
I’ve heard that flexi rod sets work best on soaking wet hair but I knew they wouldn’t have enough time to dry if I did that, so I just applied them on damp hair.
I slept with my satin bonnet but as I’m sure you can imagine flexi rods are no fun to sleep on. But, they’re no worse than bantu knots. I kept the rods in until about 11:30am this morning. I unravelled them to find beautiful definition on hair that was unfortunately still slightly damp.
Although the definition only lasted for a few hours there is no doubt that this style has the potential to be amazing! Next time, I’ll be sure to plan my rod set and assure that they have plenty of time to dry.
Have a great day loves!