23 January 2013

[ HAIR TALK | Twistout Using EcoStyler Gel ]


Its been ages since I did a hair post and since my hair, according to M, was "pawpin" this morning, I decided to do a post about it.  You'd like to hear it, well, here it go... (showing my age with that phrase.  Haha)  I'm going to be cutting it pretty short soon so I plan on putting up as many pictures and styles as I can come up with over the next few weeks.  This will be, in a way, my memory wall.  Preserved for all -- as long as I pay my yearly website dues. Haha
 
This was, by far, one of thee best twistouts I've done.  I only used 2 things:  Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie (any creamy leave-in will do) and Ecostyler Olive Gel.  I'll keep the deets short and sweet as I have been known to ramble.  Let's begin...
 
Start off on freshly washed/conditioned hair.  Part hair in 4 sections.  I used a comb for the middle part and my fingers for the remaining parts.  Doing this ensures that I don't have any real "parting" when I undo the twists.  Working with one section, spritz hair and detangle.  Now, taking a smaller section (the entire area closest to your hairline), add a little leave-in, gel, and flat-twist.  Part the remaining hair into 2 smaller sections and follow the same instructions above but instead of doing flat twists, do individual twists.  Do the same thing on the opposite side of your head.  For my visual folks:  the front right section should have 1 flat twist, and 2 individuals and the front left section should have the same for a total of 6 twists.
 
For the back sections, do 8 individual twists, 4 on each side.  Since my hair takes a while to dry (and I hate sleeping on wet/damp twists because they flatten o_O), I sat under the dryer for 30m and airdried the rest of the way.  In the morning, I put coconut oil (any light oil/serum will do) on my hands, and undid the twists.  This will ensure zero frizzing on the take down.  I used a pick to fluff out my roots -- and hide the parts -- followed by a manic head shake which would make patients in the psych ward extremely proud.
 
I can't wait until day 4-5 as my hair should be a fluffy, juicy "mess."  YESS!!! *Marv Albert voice*
 
Until next time...


xoxo,



7 comments:

Thandie said...

Thanks for posting this. I usually use a pomade, never thought about a gel.

Anonymous said...

OMG!!! Your hair looks gorgeous!

Brittany said...

I have one word for this and it's BEAUTIFUL!

Tamara Brown said...

This is pretty. Thanks for sharing.

Lauren Vee said...

This is so pretty! Does it mattr what ecostyler you use? I have the clear one.

Tia A. said...

Thanks for the lovely comments ladies.

@Lauren - I don't think it matters. I guess it depends on the hold category of the gel. You don't want a super hold, it might make your hair crunchy.

Anonymous said...

Just beautiful!

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