Thursday, March 22, 2012

Curly Girl: How I define curls

Hello Dolls!!!  So obvi by the title I am going to be explaining how I define my curls when I wear my hair curly, as well as how I blend my hair. When wearing curly hair, I like for it to look voluminous while having that "wet look" without actually being wet (if that makes sense lol). That sounds impossible but I think I've perfected my technique and love the results I get.

Below is a picture of how I like for my curls to look, as well as some of the styles I wear with curly hair. F.Y.I. I rod the perimeter of my leave out to blend.







Here's what you'll need:

Brush, Rods, bobby pins, Noodle Head, Edge Control....pretty simple so far right???



How I define my curls: 

  1. First you want to make sure that you start off with clean hair, be sure to leave your hair slightly damp. You also want to make sure that you brush your hair a little so that it will be easier for you to manipulate.
  2. Next I take some curling creme, rub my hands together, and distribute through out my hair. The curling creme that I absolutely love is Noodle Head by Beyond the Zone Pro Formula.
  3. Scrunch hair in an upward motion toward your head to create volume and to define the curls.
  4. Once the curling creme has been evenly distributed through out my entire head and I have finished scrunching, I like to smooth my edges down with Edge Control by Organic Root Stimulator. 
  5. Finally I style my hair with bobby pins, or a ponytail holder.

Here are some of the styles that I have worn with curly hair.

*To the side MY FAVE!!!*


*Diagonal part* 


*High ponytail*

Hope you enjoyed! Leave me a comment below if you try this out and let me know how you liked it :)
Until next post -xoxo Li Li

16 comments:

  1. I just ran across your blog - your hair is gorgeous!!

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  2. Do you mind sharing the vendor/company for this hair! its perfect for summer - I totally thought it was yours until i saw "leave-out" lol

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    1. Aww thnx Doll!!! and lol alot of people think it's my hair whenever I have it like this. Surprisingly this hair is BSS hair, the brand name is Sensual Remi "Passion Wave" in 10 & 14inch.

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  3. I absolutely love the way you define your curls!!! So...two things: One...I'm new to wearing weave and I have curly hair installed now. I think you saw it (I'm A. Kamilah on Facebook). I'd like to try Noodle Head, but I can't find it anywhere!! I'm in the Bmore area. Do you have any suggestions? Two...if you're in the Bmore area, would you mind meeting up to do a consultation on how I could style my hair and maintain it's sexy? lol

    -A. Kamilah

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    1. Hi!! Yes I've seen ur hair and it is amazeballs! lol...and I purchased my noodle head from Sally's beauty supply. Yes I am in the area, and sure I can do a consultation with you. I'm going to send you a personal message on facebook with my contact information. :)

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    2. Thanks hunty!!! hahahah amazeballs...

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  4. I'm like literally amazed (rarely happens). I could've sworn that this was your real hair.It looks so real!! I think it's because you have full eyebrows and lashes which really pulls it together well. I will totally be a fan for life if you do a post on how to create fuller looking eyebrows and lashes. Nothing gives a weave away faster than having a head full of luscious curls mixed with sparse thin eyebrows and lashes. C'mon you gotta "fill" me in.....

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    1. Hi doll!!! lolol!!! I get that ALOT when I wear this hair. I sew it in in a way that gives me the freedom to do parts, pull it up into a high ponytail, etc.

      Since I have created a youtube channel, a tutorial of how I do my brows is on the list of things to demonstrate. I do have naturally thick brows and all I do is fill them in, but I will definitely be recording a vid of that. I'll try my best to show how I do my lashes as well ^.^

      Let me know if there is anything else you'd like for me to demonstrate

      -XOXO Li Li


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  5. Hi does this hair shed a lot? Could I wear it long term could it last long?

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    1. This hair does shed alot. But when I put it in I cut the weft which I think adds to the shedding. I've only ever worn this hair for a short period of time, maybe a month so anytime past that I'm not sure how it holds up. This hair requires ALOT of maintenance, for example you cant just wake up in the morning and go. You have to detangle, spray with water mixed with a little conditioner and scrunch the hair to get fresh curls. For short term wear (a month) it serves it's purpose for me and is the only wet-n-wavy type of hair that I buy. However, I'm not sure how well it may hold up for 4-6 months or so. Also, I only take it out after a month because I want a different hairstyle, has nothing to do with the quality of the hair.

      Sorry I wasn't able to fully answer your question, but hopefully I answered it enough for you to make a decision.


      ~XO Li Li

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  6. Is this hair more of a looser or tighter curl?

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    1. Hi! The hair has loose curl pattern. In the pics above, the curl pattern looks a little tighter because I scrunched it while it was wet and use some of the curling creme to hold the curl.

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    2. Hey, this is great!! are you relaxed??

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    3. Hi! In the pictures above I'd just gotten a relaxer, but right now I am transitioning.

      Thanks for your comment!!
      -xoxo Li Li

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  7. is there any other curling cream you use bc im in the process of transitioning but my natural hair is exactly like that

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    1. This is the only curling crème that I use, so I don't have any other curling crèmes to recommend. If your hair is similar to this hair then this crème would work really well for you. It defines your curls, does not make your hair hard, and has a nice scent to it. I believe Sally's sells this product online as well as in store, so if your having a hard time finding it in store then you can purchase it on their website.

      -XOXO Li Li

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