Here is a full out tutorial on how I styled my hair:
I made sure my hair was DAMP and not SOAKING WET. It is much harder to grip the hair when it is soaking wet, but when it is dry it seems as if one has to grip a little harder. I was softer on my tresses because of the damp hair and the twists lasted way longer than if I did them on dry hair (because they got a chance to set). I knew that with my front out I could decide how to manipulate my hair – keep it twisted, pin the twists, roll it for a twist and curl, pin it into a loose updo – so many options and all of them depended on the weather. The gel definitely helped keep the definition of the style and keep the frizzes at bay, but I also made sure to spray a little hairspray on my hair to keep the hold and keep the moisture OUT.
I wore my hair a couple of ways – check it out:
Pinned to the side
Wedding #1: Pinned into a Pompadour
Wedding #2: Unraveled the Twists for a Twist Out
By the end of the night my hair was full of volume!
Wheels up and flying back home I just sported the hair out. Crazy volume, major compliments! Even got to explain how to execute the style with a TSA member as she “patted” my hair down during the security check.
This style lasted for a week. Let me tell you how it was sooooo clutch, too! If I hadn’t had this style and had to deal with my loose hair, I would have gone crazy! We were up and down the road so much, lack of sleep, crazy running around on wedding day that I would have just been a crazy mad woman. Forreal.
Now, this style could have lasted longer but I was over it – I really needed to wash my hair since I’m doing all that half marathon training. I would say had I not taken out the twists prematurely this style could last minimum two weeks with a little bit of TLC to the scalp and twists.
How do you wear your hair when you have tons of things to do?