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An upclose look at Conici/ hourglass rollers

I have been searching for a large plastic mesh roller for years! Up until recently they were not available in the United States. As soon as they became avaliable I made sure to snatch up a few sets for myself! Lets take a look on the differences between these conical rollers and my old red mesh rollers. I purchased these rollers from Capelli Care, a new website that sells both hourglass and halo (straight) rollers. The packaging was neat and it shipped very fast! They also regularly have sales which makes purchasing them so much better. I purchased the...
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Rollerset attempt on short natural hair

It has been a while since I have rollerset my hair. I love rollerset curls but ever since I did the big chop, I have been more into rocking my natural curls. I decided on a whim to see if i can still roll up my hair and get a smooth result. As it turns out getting my hair on the rollers was easy as apple pie. I used a creamy leave in conditioner and that was enough to get my strands to lay flat on my red mesh rollers. The hard part was waiting for it to dry...
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Pre sectioning rollers for a faster set

If you are struggling with how long your rollersets are taking or having difficulty parting the hair after washing, then pre-sectioning my be for you! Ever since learning this little tip, rollersets are much more easy to do! Start off on dry hair by sectioning the “mohoawk” parting in the middle of your hair. then section this into 2 parts. Then take each side and section them off. For more ease after washing, I would suggest to section each side into two as well. Then wash your hair in the sections you have created. It also helps if you...
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Dont look past the ampules and vials!

Time and time again when I would go to the beauty supply store I would pass the little glass vials near the register. I never knew what they were for and since they were so small i thought they were insignificant. As it turns out, they have been game changers for me and my hair care! I would have never discovered the secret world of hair ampules had my curiosity not taken the better of me! These little glass vials have the ability to transform the hair due to being super concentrated. There are various brands and here is...
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Arosci Swag Bag

I won a huge basket of Arosci products during a contest they held on their Facebook page a few months back. Look at all of the cool stuff I received! I received almost their whole line of products plus a bunch of goodies and extras! Can you say AWESOME PRIZE or what!? I love how pretty the presentation was as well! Their Line is comprised of 3 main collections. The first one is the Harmonious collection which consists of a shampoo, moisture treatment, leave in conditioner and protein power fortifier. These are the basic staples of any healthy hair...
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Inspiration Sensation: Tall n Curly

The Tall n Curly blog has recently caught my attention and plenty of others as well. If you haven’t seen it yet is a cute silly and quirky hair blog about curly hair. Instead of your regular “10 tips to grow long curly hair” or “how to scrunch you curls tutorial” kind of blog, Cheyan uses a cartoons to relay a satirical viewpoint on dealing with curly hair. She has a good sense of humor and really captures the essence of #curlyhairprobelms. Here is one of my favorite cartoons: In addition, Cheyan is a really talented illustrator and has...
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Regular consumers buying salon products

Should professional hair products only be used by professionals? It seems like such a silly question at first glance it almost immediately invokes a “uhhhh DUHHHH” response! Why shouldn’t a professional be entitled to products only for them?! The reality is that many regular women use professional products with no qualifications at all (my self included!). Why is it that regular people want to have access to products that are only reserved for stylists? Why is it that regular people just cant bring their big lazy butts down to a salon where they can get it done RIGHT? It...
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What is a brazillian keratin treatment?

Many people today have heard of the ever popular Brazilian Blowout or more generally called Brazilian keratin treatment. These systems use heat to create polymers that coat the hair and change its shape temporarily. the end result is a high gloss bone straight look and when washed the curls are shinier, looser and more behaved than before. The process: Hair is washed with a clarifying shampoo several times to strip the hair and open the cuticles. this is done to allow the best penetration of the keratin treatment. After hair has been washed it is then dried and then...
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My Rollersetting Regimen

To avoid using direct heat back to back I like to rollerset as a low heat option. I am able to get a straight look without using heat on the delicate ends on my hair. In addition I prefer the bounce and body I get with a rollerset compared to blowdrying and flat ironing. So far, in my transition they have really been helping me stay away from the blowdryer and flat iron while staying fly! Here is the method that has been working for me. Step 1: Section and Remove shed hair First I section my hair into...
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I need a new dryer!

I have had my beloved Select Pro Gold soft bonnet dryer for a little over a year. I use it pretty frequently about once a week and at times even more. I purchased this dryer because it was supposedly the best soft bonnet dryer on the market. So it was really disappointing to see if not last the test of time! We have been through good and bad but my little dryer has finally gotten on its last legs. The first thing to come off was the attachment where the hose connected to the hood. This was not too...
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