To fix a cowlick, saturate the roots, apply a lightweight styling product, blow the cowlick dry, and clip it flat against your head until it cools. This 30-minute procedure requires an empty spray bottle, water, a fine-toothed comb, a light styling product, a blow dryer and bobby pins.
Fill a clean spray bottle with lukewarm water, and screw on the cap. Isolate the cowlick by pinning the surrounding hair out of the way. Hold the bottle about 12 inches from your head, and spray the cowlick with water.
Apply a lightweight styling product to the roots of the cowlick, and distribute it with a fine-toothed comb. Use the comb to position the cowlick flat against your head.
Unpin your hair. Hold a blow dryer near your scalp, and point it down the shaft of the cowlick. Use the comb to hold your hair in place while you dry it.
Secure the dry cowlick with bobby pins, and keep the pins in until the hair cools. Keep the cowlick in place all day with a generous mist of flexible-hold hairspray. For better staying power, keep the pins in overnight, and apply hairspray the following morning.
To dread hair, separate it into 1-inch squares, secure them with elastic bands, backcomb the sections from the roots to the tips, bind the ends with hair elastics, and coat each dreadlock in petroleum-free dreadlock wax. This two-hour procedure requires a dreadlock comb, tiny hair elastics and dreadlock wax.Full Answer >
To make Dookie braids, also called box braids, divide the hair into four sections, clip three of them, and fill the fourth section with tiny braids from the roots to the tips. Secure the braids with rubber bands, and repeat with the remaining sections. This two-hour procedure requires rubber bands, a styling comb and hair clips.Full Answer >
To trim split ends, wash and condition the hair, dry it, comb it, hold a small section in one hand, run the thumb and forefinger of your other hand from the tip to the roots, and trim the split ends. This 45-minute procedure requires shampoo, conditioner, a shower, a towel, a comb, scissors, a hair clip and a headband.Full Answer >
To wrap your hair, make a center part, wrap the left half of the hair behind the head and around to the forehead, clip it in place, then wrap the right half in the opposite direction, secure it with a clip, and tie a silk scarf around your head. This 10-minute procedure requires a comb, hair clips, bobby pins and a silk scarf.Full Answer >