Thursday, December 8, 2011

Flexi Rod Success !!!

Hey Ladies !! Sorry it took a few days to get back to you. Let me get right to it!!
I started the whole process on a friday night around 10pm or so. I used my new favorite conditioner (Cream of Nature Argan Oil Intensive Conditioning Treatment packet) mixed with a few drops of Hollywood Beauty Morrocan Oil. I left the mix on my head for an hour or so. I shampooed with my Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Shampoo and then did a quick cowash with Tresemme Naturals conditioner to ensure all the shampoo was washed out.

I then sectioned my hair and applied Kinky Curly Knot Today Leave-in along with some Kera Care Foam Wrap Lotion. Finally I began to roll my hair, and I used some of my leftover Miss Jessie's Curly Meringue (hadn't really used it much) on each piece that I rolled. In total, I used 32 purple flexirods. My rods are the Annie brand, in the 3/4 diameter. Here is a link :

http://www.blackhairspray.com/annie-soft-twist-rollers-7-purple-5-ct-3-4-diameter-annie1205.html










After rolling, I sat under the dryer for about an hour, by then it was around 1-2 am and I was exhausted so I went to sleep. I wasn't sure if I was completely dry, so I slept with them in again o_O . It wasn't terribly uncomfortable though, I kind of found the perfect spot, hahahaha.







In the morning I just unrolled and picked the curls apart !! Not to brag, but this style was such a hit!! People who know me compliment me and even complete strangers keep making positive comments and stop me wondering how I did it and saying how gorgeous they think it is. I definitely will do this style again!!! It may be my staple style for a little while :)









The links to my flexirod tutorial are:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhGLj27rAIU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb2mZEizvCg

Thank you as always!!!!

14 comments:

  1. Hey there Shelley, I was trying to send you this in your inbox, but couldnt find it. My blog is http://24hourhair.wordpress.com. I prefer the curlformers because they give my hair a more sleek look. Yet they both did the same thing. I recently had both of them in my hair because i ran out of curlformers and was forced to use the flexirods. I think the cons for me were, the flexirods were heavier, and i had too much flyaway hair. I hope i'm making sense. The curlformers were a lot lighter on my head. (marsimone1)Responding from Youtube question.

    I am just doing trial and errors with the curlformers because, I made a mistake by applying snap rollers to my hair and messed up my spirally curls. The second curlformer set i have been sleeping with only my satin bonnet. I don't do much to my hair, but wear in a bun or ponytail. I explained in my blog where i got the curlformers. I also posted pictures. If you have more questions i'll be glad to answer them. Oh the curlformers at first can be a little frustrating to apply. I learned that the less sections for curlformers, the better.

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  2. THE RESULTS ARE JUST AMAZING.

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  3. I WISH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR. GOD BLESS.

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  4. 24hourhair THANK YOU for responding =) I love your results and I will be looking into curlformers now :)thank you for the detailed description!!

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  6. Helloooooo Shelley, It's been such a long time, you're MIA. I just came on to wish you a Happy Birthday, i can't remember exactly which day but i do remember that you're my fellow aquarian. So hope you had lots of fun.

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  7. Hey sweety!! Where have you been! Hope all is well, I was just checking on you xoxo, Thykness

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  8. Hey shelly awesome hair style and you have nice skin as well, do you apply some skincare tips? and would you like to share those with us?

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  9. hey shelley. you ran across my mind, as I celebrated my 3 year anniversary in Dec. Seeing your hair and journey really inspired me to make the commitment to go natural and I always credit you for that. Do you have an instagram?? or have you created a 3rd channel? I know you don't post on the first two channel you have on YT. I'd love to see the progress of your hair.

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