Monday, August 23, 2010

Updo Tutorial

Hey Ladies!  This has been a long time coming, but I am finally posting my first tutorial!

I have had my hair in an updo for the last few days, so it can get pretty crazy.  Usually when I want to do an updo, I try and make sure my hair is stretched out, either through a twist out or braid out.  The braid out or twist out can be rough, because the purpose of doing it is to stretch out your hair.


Then I rub shea butter all over my head and brush the back of my head with a boar bristle brush.


I usually hold the back of my hair up and twist the section of hair against my head.



Then I pin that section down with one or two bobby pins.




Then I brush one side of my hair. 


Then I roll my hair against my head and pin it.




Then I brush the other side of my hair, roll it and pin.




I then pin my hair towards the middle/front portion of my hair that is still loose.


Pull the hair in the front into a semi-circle and pin it in the front. 


Add another pin to the front part of the hair.


Pin the last part of the hair into a semi-circle. 


Here is the final product:







14 comments:

  1. thanks so much for putting this up, can't wait to try it. And you're so pweeettyyy *no homo* hehe

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  2. I love it and will probably try it out very soon!
    You just look too cute in the last picture!

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  3. Very cute! Love your thick head of hair!

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  4. Hello to my fellow Nigerian!lol
    I absolutely love this hair do!! Unfortunately, my hair is too short to pack it up like that:(
    Also, ur skin is flawless...can you please tell me what you use and your regimen?

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  6. That's sure cute! Please share your healthy skin regimen.
    Thanks!

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  7. Thanks Ladies!! I really appreciate the comments! @Yolanda and Lynda, I will post my skin regimen tomorrow, so look out for it! :)

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  8. It looks so neat and polished. I love it! Glad I found your blog

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  9. OMG! I love it! I will add it to my list of cute and funky protective updos.

    P.S. Don't you just love our Nigerian hair? :)

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  10. Thanks for visiting the blog!

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  11. super cute wish my hair was long enough for it

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