Crimped Hair: Tips For Getting A Flawless Look

Crimped Hair
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Crimped hair is gorgeous, but only when you do it the right way. What do you need to know in order to get the best crimped look? Below are several tips that are going to ensure you are well on your way.

Find The Right Crimper

It all begins with the natural beauty products and tools that you have to work with.

If you don’t have the right hair crimper in hand, how are you going to get the look you want? Nowadays, if you are looking to put crimps in your hair, it is because you want that sexy crimp look. You may not be channeling the ladies from “Living Single” when they were rapping and dancing with their 90s crimped hair.

Or, you might wan to channel Amandla Stenberg who played Rue in The Hunger Games. She looked great on the red carpet wearing an edgy little black dress and those crimped silver waves.

One of the easiest ways to find a good crimper is to read through the reviews on Amazon and other online stores. Go with the one that best suits you. You could even use something like The Body Shop coupon code.

How To use A Crimper

Let The Crimper Get Hot

You will have to plug the crimper in and just let it sit for a bit. This should take around 3 minutes in order for it to heat up. Sometimes, when you are in a rush, you are going to plug it in and get started immediately. What this is going to do is ruin your hairstyle. Unfortunately, somethings can’t be rushed and this is one of them.

Let your crimper warm up or you will not get the results you are expecting.

How To Get Crimped Hair

Keep in mind, just about everyone has their own unique way of putting crimps in their hair. For best results, I have found it best to begin near the top and then work downwards. Comb your hair into the sections that you are going to crimp. You can even divide those sections smaller in order to make things easier on you. Be sure not to leave the crimped hair iron on your hair longer than a few seconds at a time.

Check Out Ateya And Her Crimped Hair Tutorial

Work In Small Sections (Two Inches Only)

You will pick out two inches of hair and that’s it. Only this part of the hair is going to be ‘crimped’. You will work in such sections until you have done your entire head. Whatever, you do – don’t start chunking out large sections because you are tired of working on your hair. Trust me, it will ruin your overall look. Slow and steady wins the race on this hairstyle!

Use Hair Spray

You will have to use hair spray in order to get your crimped hair. It is going to start to sag and that does happen a lot for those who have straight hair. It is imperative to use the best hair spray because you don’t want to see flakes in your hair from cheap hair spray.

Don’t ignore this when you are trying to figure out what to do with your hair. If you have put in the time and effort to do all of the crimping, it makes sense to use hair spray to hold the style in place. It will make the look last longer and look so cute.

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Sherry Harris is a solopreneur at Sherry's Life. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter and, if you have thoughts on this article, join the conversation on Facebook.