Refreshing Red Haircolor!

Greetings, to to all! Got a haircolor video to share! I’m so forgetful when it comes to taking a photo of the final look! I promise I’m going to do better!

I lifted her roots to a level 6/7 and refreshed her red color using two parts #Igora L-89 and one part #Chi 8RR with 30 volume. I rodded her with red, yellow and pink perm rods for a tight long lasting curl. Check it out! I hope you like!

https://youtu.be/Vq6yhx–imI

Natural Hair Spiral Set

Hello, lovelies! This past week has been a busy one for me! As soon as I returned from my trip to Florida for the wedding, I packed up my portable salon equipment and headed to Augusta. I have some great clients there and I always go back to provide my services! Here is another beautiful head of natural hair that I got the chance to style.

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When I am busy doing hair I often get carried away with the process and forget to take pictures. I am getting better with it! It can also get a little time-consuming and I like to get my clients in and out of the chair as quickly as possible.

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I placed some color in random areas to give her a nice pop of color. I blended a copper color with a medium blond to give her a nice rich golden brown color in her highlights. I followed with a nice trim and a spiral set using a combination of flexi rods and perm rods. I set her hair with Paul Mitchell Sculpting Lotion.

I truly feel for my clients when they have to sit under the dryer. It is something I have always tried to avoid doing and am so impatient with. Her hair was so thick so it was taking forever for it to dry!

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The finished result was nice spiral set. You can se her highlights a little bit in these pictures. I wish I could have gotten a better shot but this better than I usually do!

I always enjoy my time with my clients when I got o Augusta and always look forward to going back!

Perm Rod Set on a Fauxhawk

Greetings! Many of you who know me know that I am a simple, afro-wearing girl. I love to do other people’s hair but do not always have the patience for my own. I decided that this year I would try a lot more things with my hair and I am excited to share those things with you! The style I am wearing this week is a fauxhawk set with perm rods!! I always veered away from rods setting my hair because I felt like it would be too time consuming and I despise sitting under the dryer!!!

I started with freshly deep conditioned and trimmed hair! I t-shirt blotted my hair, applied some leave-in and braided 3 cornrows on one side and 2 on the other. I wanted more slant on one side.  😉

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I rolled the first section of hair in my bang area with the smaller white rods for a tighter curl in the front and began with the purple then peach ones.

 

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Wrapping didn’t take as long as I anticipated. I didn’t have to be anywhere until lunchtime so I happily let them dry overnight. The fact that I did not wrap them soaking wet aided in the quicker drying process.

 

 

 

I initially fell asleep on the sofa without wrapping my hair, but before I got in bed I wrapped it up. I just knew my hair was going to be super frizzy but it was fine. It even inspired my little “freestyle” on the way to work. The next morning, I checked a few rods and they were completely dry. I sat under the hair dryer set at low for 15 minutes to help set the curl in. I let it cool for another 15 minutes and then began to take them down.

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Here are the final results! I will be doing this more often! It’s quick and will last me until my next cleansing and is low maintenance! I am all for that!

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