Friday, October 9, 2009

Talking About Bad and Good Hair






In an attempt to eliminate the frizz from the ends of Artsy's hair, I heavily moussed it, rolled the ends using rod rollers, and allowed it to dry before removing the rollers and gingerly finger combing it.  Finally, I used 24-hour hold hairspray to maintain the set.

(The first image, above, is my grandson's unbraided, washed hair*. The second image, above, is Artsy's hair before resetting.)

Several images of the doll's hair after setting follow:








What a difference a combination of mousse, rod rollers, hairspray, caring hands, and patience make!  Artsy's hair looks very good now!

*At his request, after growing his hair for multiple years, my now 8-year-old grandson's beautiful braids have been cut.

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7 comments:

  1. She looks mahvelous!! Thanks for sharing this Debbie.

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  2. She looks like she's very happy with her new style! She looks great!

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  3. Thanks, Ebony Nicole! Are you referring to my grandson or the doll? If the reference is to my grandson's hair -- his resulted from doing absolutely nothing to it except keeping it braided for extended periods and washing it until he was maybe 5 when he received his first haircut. We allowed it to grow back for another two years during which time the braiding resumed. He requested a haircut at age 6 and wore a crew cut to now an afro at age 8.

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  4. LOLOLOL, I was referring to the doll but your grandson hair is good too!

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