I have this conversation with my hairdresser every time. She can do it. To my head. With a round brush! To be fair she says she can’t do a brush curl to her own. So apologies. This post does not give any answers to the question. It just highlights why I can’t.
Those bloody round brushes are a recipe for disaster. I have tried and ended up with something like this….
Is it because my hair is pretty thick and if left to it’s own devices it might turn out like this anyway? I straighten it but it is nice to get a little movement. I will never ever be able to get any movement with a round brush. I often wonder why they are still sold and also why there are not more women walking around with round brushes stuck in their hair. Have you ever tried to extract yourself from one?
I have heated rollers but, seriously, it takes an age to do it. The expected outcome – well it happens to be brilliant at times. At other times my hair just resembles a poodle.
So the problem with rollers is that you commit to an indefinite outcome. Or maybe not. Maybe people can do their hair amazingly every time with a set of rollers. My problem is that I leave my preparation till the last minute. Another recipe for disaster.
Curling tongs to be exact. I Feel like they should have been left in the 80s but there are loads of them still on the market. So I have a pair. More like a curling round stick thing. It does work but it just doesn’t last. So my hair ends up a bit limp. Limp hair is never a good look.
The Machine Type Thing
I actually have a thing that sooks your hair in and then spits it out in a curl. It wasn’t cheap and I don’t use it. At all. It sooked my hair in once and mangled it. The only thing it was spitting out was a load of new split ends. I sleep on a silk pillow to avoid split ends so the machine has been relegated to the back of the useless curling implements cupboard.
I think it may be a Dyson thing. I know this is optimistic of me, so if anyone has actually used them let me know. They are expensive and most people may be questioning why I would spend that kind of money on something so irrelevant. I think the same about hoovers.
The other answer – have a hairdresser consistently there to curl my hair. It’s probably one of the few professions I haven’t dated. Oh….I did. Once but I was in my late teens so I don’t think that counts. He was a trainee. Very forgetful.
Why am I even writing a blog about this?
I have a lot of nights out and would like my hair to look good. It’s not the only reason though. At the moment I just do the curl / wave thing with my straighteners. It doesn’t feel enough. I would really love to be able to do a loose curl and have effortlessly lovely loose curled hair. All the time please. Any help or live in hairdressers (to do my hair not to date me) welcome!
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