I am petite, thin, skinny however you want to say it, I choose to embrace the skin I am in! It’s hard for me to follow the “new” trends since my body type doesn’t fit into everything. However I have had these knee high Shoedazzle boots for 2 years now and have never worn them.. particularly because the calf part was too big for my leg.. so I made it work.. Since 2 years ago I have gained a couple pounds and I used my handy leg warms to help fill up the empty space 🙂 hey a girl has to learn how to work it!
I paired these burgundy mixed media boots with a simple skinny soho jean from New York & Company and of couple a complimentary matching Eva Mendes turtle neck. To top off this look I added a neutral with my camel pea-coat that I thrifted and my favorite plaid blanket scarf!
This outfit was simple cute and sexy all at the same time! Xox Happy Fashion Divas!
Get The Look:
Sweater | Boots | Scarf | Jeans |Coat
So my hair has gone flat and the humidity got to my hair from all of the Hot Atlanta Heat! So I decided to add some curl body and bounce to my hair. Flexi Rods are a great way to add curl and definition to your hair. I will be showing you how to get a super defined curl using flexi rods.
Products & tools
- Hood Dryer (you can also air dry your hair, its totally up to you!)
- Lotta Body setting lotion
- Spray bottle
- Hair clips
- Flexi rods
- Oil of your choice
Tip: Pout 2 parts water and 2 parts Lotta Body into the spray bottle. This dilutes the Lotta Body since its very thick. it allows you hair to dry faster.
Step 1: make sure your hair is detangled make a part in the front of your hair. this is totally up to you.
Step 2: make a part in the back of your hair. Clip the rest of your hair up and away. divide that part into sections.
Step 3: Spary the Lotta Body onto one of the sections. Now take your flexi rod and begin wrapping the hair around the rod form the bottom. when you wrap your hair around the rod do a 360 degree turn and twist on the rod. (please view my video for more instructions)
Step 4: Repeat all over your hair. Sit under the hooded dryer or air dry. I ended up sitting under the hooded dryer but then I fell asleep.
Step 5: Untwist your hair off the rod. Once all the rods are out of your hair, add oil to your fingers and run all over your hair. The oil helps reduce frizz.
Step 6: Divide curls into smaller strands. make sure to separate each curl gently and curl it around your finger.
Step 7: Pick out your roots with a wide tooth comb. Shake and fluff!
Bam Super Defined Curls using flexi rods. Note that this was done on straightened hair.
Happy Hair Divas!!
Are you looking for a quick easy protective hairstyle? Well try out the easy crown twist! This look can be very versatile, it can be dressed up for a more professional look or dressed down for around the city look. Make your pick! So lets dive into the hair goodness.
Tools/products you will need
- Paddle Brush
- Bob pins
- 2 Hair ties
- Edge control
- Finishing polish spray
- Leave in Conditioner
Step 1: Start off by detangling your hair
Step 2: Part your hair in the front as if you were giving yourself a side bang. Then make a part down the center of your hair. You should now have 2 equal parts.
Step 3: Tie one side part and apply leave in conditioner to your hair. I like to concentrate on my ends and edges of my hair. Now use the paddle rush to help distribute the leave in conditioner evenly throughout your hair.
Step 4: Apply edge control to front edges and back of your hair. Only do this if you want a more polished look.
Step 5: Grab a section from the top, split section into 2 pieces. Twist one piece of hair over the other. Now begin twisting. As you twist you will add hair to the bottom. (please refer to video for demonstration.
Step 6: Continue to twist all the down and secure with a hair tie.
Step 7: Repeat steps on the other side
Step 8: Criss-cross the 2 twist in the back and secure with bob pins. If your hair is long like mine you will have to tuck hair to hide the ends. (refer to video for this)
Step 9: apply finishing polish spray for extra gloss and sheen!
Step 10: You are now finished!
Happy Hair Divas!
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Its Summer and your hair needs to be treated extra special. Now ladies twist outs are NOT only for natural haired Divas. Relaxed and perm ladies can use this method as well. Twist-outs are great for the summer, low maintenance and look great for all hair types and textures. This tutorial will leave your hair with soft bouncing curls! That’s right team no “crunch”The key to a good twist out is the products and your patience routine! So lets dive into hair heaven. Make sure to watch the video below for the full tutorial.
Wide tooth comb
Cantu Curling Cream (any curling cream you like)
Cantu Leave In Conditioner (or any leave in conditioner you like)
Cantu Thermal Shield
Oil (argon oil & hair oil) or any oil that you like
Step 1: Start off on pre-washed and detangled hair. This is very important because this will help the process go faster and will prevent from damaging your hair.
Step 2: Section your hair off into workable sections. I like to section my hair in to 5 to 5 sections. Two in the front and 3 sections in the back.
Step 3: Start off with one of the sections. Part that section into small pieces that you want to twist. Apply the leave in conditioner first then the curling cream. Make sure these products are applied form roots to tips.
Step 4: Begin 2 strand twisting to the scalp. If you do not know how to 2 strand twist to the scalp no worries twist your hair in plats. I like to twist to the scalp it creates more definition to my hair.
Step 5: Apply more curling cream to the ends if necessary. Apply perm rod to the end of the hair
Step 6: Repeat this process until your whole head is twisted.
Step 7: Apply thermal shield if you will be sitting under the hooded dryer.
Step 8: The take down process!! Remove all perm rods. Apply Argon oil or any oil that you like to your fingers. This helps keep down the frizz.
Step 9: Gently take loose your twist.
Step 10: Fluff and pick out roots with a wide tooth comb.
There you have it the ultimate twist out in 10 easy steps!!! Enjoy happy Hair Divas!