Thursday, May 20, 2010
Penned by Mop Top Maven at 10:18 AM
This style is pretty easy to do; and takes about 5 minutes [I usually do this before bedtime] which is a plus. This is how I achieve this look:
Grab sections of hair, and twist the hair onto itself until you form a knot [known as Bantu Knots]; secure the hair and any loose ends with a bobby pin.
I do not use ANY product when doing this because I don't want it stiff and stuck together. I want a free-flowing style with body and waves.
I make about 5-6 knots on my head; in no particular order. It doesn't even matter if they are all the same size [oftentimes I don't even look in the mirror when I do this]
Tie a silk scarf on your head; and let the style set overnight.
Take your hair down in the morning; you should be left w/nice deep waves. The tighter the Bantu Knot, the deeper the wave [my waves are always loose because my "knotting skills" aren't up to par].
That's pretty much it folks; fluff and go!
** For the people asking me how I keep my hair "straight" without touching it up; I simply put a scarf on my head the minute I get in the house. I notice if I keep my hair "under a scarf", the hair remains smoother & straighter longer vs not wearing a scarf until bedtime.