Saturday, January 21, 2012

Second complete rod-set: Another success?!

Maybe…..just maybe.

I am one of those naturals that has ZERO patience when it comes to styling my hair. Or rather, trying new styles. My hair is long-ish and my limbs tired-ish, so if I find myself getting frustrated, I tend to just give up.

But not this time.

I stuck with it, even with the elastic parts snapping hardly against my cold, wet and stiff fingers. That ish HURT! LOL!

My arsenal:

-xtra small, small, medium-ish and medium rods. (hey…. y’all get what I’m saying :P )


-PM The conditioner & IC w/Sparklites (for color-treated hair….I like it better than the clear)


-Table-top hooded dryer

-Rat-tail comb

-Butterfly clips


After washing and conditioning hair, I applied the PM Conditioner moderately to each section of hair. I sectioned my hair into maybe 6 sections(held up and apart with butterfly clips), using the rat-tail to section off each piece.

I then applied a little bit of gel to my fingers, smoothing over each piece being rolled onto each rod, wrapped/rolled hair around rod and secured. I continued this throughout my entire head; using smaller rods in the front and larger ones in the middle and back.

After set, I sprayed hair with a little bit of water to reactivate the gel and sat under the dryer for 2 hours. I have a lot of hair, so the length made it harder to dry.

Once dry, I gently removed rods and attempted to separate. I thought my hair would frizz up completely but it didn’t. But with those stubborn pieces, I just let them be. Hence the varying curl sizes in the back. lol

The end result:



Not tooooo shabby. Next time, I'll pay for someone to do it for me. :P

Natural Urbanista



I hope I was missed, even if just a lil bit because I've missed you all!!

While I make no promises that I won’t take another impromptu hiatus, I DO promise to do a better job at updating this blog as I’m quite ashamed of how long it’s been since my last posting.

That’s what happens when you work 10+ hour days, y’all!

BUT, in the midst of working hard but not playing harder, I have had the chance to try out some products AND I plan on getting back into the formulatory side of things. Something of which I have sorely MISSED. More dets to come in the coming weeks, but just know that when I’ve struck gold, you all will be the first I share that info with. :)

And to those faithful followers who have stuck around even though I’ve sucked monkey b*lls, I truly TRULY appreciate it. Blogging itself is a job and some are better at multitasking. Not I as much, but hopefully that will change.

I look forward to sharing my news, discoveries and just random, unadulterated hodgepodge with you all!

Stay beautiful, Naturalistas!!

Natural Urbanista