As Per Your Request - Instructions/Tutorial

Okay, peeps! I've had a few people who were curious about the no heat headband curls that I talked about here. Because of that, I've decided to just make my own tutorial video (which is now a work in progress - I'll finish it in the morning when I wake up, and post it tomorrow) and write up some step by step instructions for those of you who want to try it tonight. [Please excuse the awful pics, they're screenshots from the video.

Instructions:
1. After showering and towel-drying your hair, gather the following: a headband, anti-frizz serum, and hairspray.
2. Part your hair where you normally do when you wear it down.
3. Put the headband on "hippy style."
4. Apply anti-frizz serum to the ends of your hair.
5. Take a section at the front of your hair, and wrap it around the headband.
6. Continue to do this with equal-sized sections of hair until you have one last section at the back of your head. Take that section and wrap it around the headband as many times as you can. [Ewww... My arm looks like someone else's! Weird.]
7. Tuck everything into the headband. No strays!

8. Spray your hair with hairspray, and get some beauty sleep!
9. When your hair is completely dry in the morning, gently pull the headband away from your head while unrolling the hair. If all is well, your curls should look like this (old pic, sorry... can't go into the future!):


Edit!!! HERE'S THE VIDEO! 
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36 comments:

Lisa @ Organized Chaos said...

Hi There...I'm visiting from the Follower Fest on The Wiegand's blog! I love your hair! That's kinda awesome! Makes me wish my hair were long! I'm a new follower! I'd love if you would come visit my blog sometime. I'm having a giveaway too...you should enter! :)
www.organizedchaos-lisa.blogspot.com

Natalia Lynn said...

So happy to have met you!! I can't wait to read through your blog some more. As you know, it is super late over here and I gotta head to bed! Checking everyone out in the morning for sure!

andi {the hollie rogue} said...

Hi Alyx! this is so cool, i've tried the sock bun curls, but now have to try this! thanks for sharing. i'm a new follower via the follwer fest. i'd love for you to stop by and enter the gussy sews giveaway i have going on right now!

Ali said...

I really need to actually try this! I'm just hoping that my hair won't be too short and consequently become Shirley Temple curls hahahahaha

Not really the look I want at 23 ;)

hannah singer said...

so fancy and cute!!
so glad to 'meet' you, sweet alyx! xo

Lisa @ Organized Chaos said...

So guess what??? You're in luck! Here's the link to the tutorial for the fabric flower necklace I made and am wearing in my pics! :)
http://organizedchaos-lisa.blogspot.com/2011/08/fabric-flower-necklace-tutorial.html

ps...I don't like how my pic won't show up through GFC on your blog for some reason!! It's never happedned before, but I promise I'm a follower...it just shoved me at the end with the other "faceless" people! lol~

The Teenagers said...

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Petchie said...

I definitely want to try this, although my hair is longer so I am worried it might not work, I guess we will find out!

xoxo
Petchie
http://itsallofthelittlethings.blogspot.com/

mrstibbs said...

I Love your blog. I'd love to feature you on my sidebar if it'a alright with you! :]

Sarah {the fontenot four} said...

Hi! New follower from followers fest!

Megan said...

What a great idea! Geesh, why cant I think of these things lol! Visiting via followers fest, new follower.
Your hair is beautiful!

Joan said...

I love doing those curls! It's so easy and always looks so good!

I found you on the blog hop...come visit me if you'de like! :)

Lisa @ Organized Chaos said...

You are probably getting tired of my comments on this post..lol~ But I just wanted to tell you that your video tutorial was awesome. I would so do that if my hair were longer. It was actually more than halfway down my back when I chopped it off 4 years ago! lol~ Wish I would have known about this then! ~

Alyx said...

Bahahaha, @Lisa - it's seriously ok! I'm glad it was understandable!
PS I had literally just gotten back from reading your blog when I saw your comment.... Vegan cupcakes, eh? Hmmmmm. They're on my to-do list.

Lacy in the Sky with Diapers said...

Cute blog, my husband is from austria and speaks German. My 3 year old speaks it as well.... I am your newest folloer from the fest!!! Xo

Digger said...

Hello! I found your blog through the Follower Fest going on at Casey's. I'm now a follower of your blog too. I really gotta try this tutorial!!

Digger ~xoxo~
www.digdeeperdesign.blogspot.com

Style Outside The Box said...

Just saying Hi from Style Outside the Box! We would love to do a link swap with you! :) New Follower from Oct Fest! :) Come say HI at http://www.styleoutsidethebox.blogspot.com/

:)

Lena @ Mom2MemphisAndRuby said...

New follower from the fest! Nice to "meet" you! Hope you'll stop by & say hi! :)

caroline {good times never seem sew good} said...

I am a new follower via the follow fest! LOVE your cute blog! come say hi sometime :)

xoxo,
Caroline
http://www.sweetcarolinebumbumbum.blogspot.com

Hilary said...

I love this...perhaps will try it tonite! you've gained a new follower...hope you'll come visit me too! http://daydreambeliever-hilary.blogspot.com/

Sarah said...

This so helpful. I've been wanting to do this for some time. I'm loving your blog!

jessica dukes said...

i am trying this TONIGHT! i am over from the follow fest and am a new follower, glad i found you! are you still in germany? my best friend lives there!

Taryn {Edge} said...

Hey - I dropped by from followers fest and am now a new follower :) Love the tutorial, but am completely jealous because my hair is short and stuff like this doesn't work...but I wish it did! Ah, I need to grow out my hair!

Jennifer said...

Great tutorial, can't wait to try it! New follower from followfest!

Thriftary said...

Alyx -

This is incredible! Thanks for the tutorial. I am totally taking notes.

I am popping by from Follower's Fest! Thanks for checking out my blog Yesterday... Pleasure to meet you in blogosphere:)

Holly Knitlightly said...

Love this! I tried it once, although by the time I woke up half of my hair fell out of the headband, ha!

I stumbled over here from the followers fest!
Cheers!
Holly

Nikki said...

Looks amazing!! Love it :)

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