Huge hair – also known as the easiest tutorial ever.
Source of inspiration: this
extremely entertaining tutorial.
All you need in order to let your inner Foxxy Cleopatra out is an old cotton tee, some mousse and the entire dvd-collection of Sex and the City, because for this hairstyle you will need some serious time on your hands.
Step 1: wash your hair and slap some conditioner on it. While waiting for your hair to dry, take the t-shirt and cut it into tiny strips of fabric.
Step 2: your hair is towel-dry? Add massive mountain of mousse. Volume is the keyword in all of this, so don’t be stingy and apply a fair amount.
Step 3: take the smallest section of hair (like 1 cm wide-small) and start rolling the hair onto the piece of fabric. Start at the end and roll your way up to the roots. Tie the piece of fabric into a knot on the top of your head and move on to the next section of hair.
watch Carrie fall in love with Mr. Big, break up with Mr. Big, cheat on Aidan with Mr. Big, … Keep rolling your hair onto the pieces of fabric until every section is covered. Warning: you will look like a member of 90s boyband 3T
Step 5: go to sleep / bake cupcakes / watch Sex and the City: the movie 1 and 2 … or just sit in a corner and wait for your hair to dry.
Step 6: remove all pieces of fabric. This is supereasy and will just take a few minutes. Shake out the curls with your hands and apply some oil or other greasy hair-thingy to keep the curls from looking dry.
Step 7: finito! You are now the proud owner of a full head of huge hair. Go out! Dance!
I was surprised at just HOW SHORT my hair was after taking the pieces of fabric out. The curls are tiny – and so my hair, which normally reaches well below boob, now ends in the ear-area. After some pulling, combing and moussing it got a bit more stretched out. The curls don’t really respond well to directions so you might want to add bobby pins or a scarf for a more controlled coupe.
Although the actual curling of the hair takes up a lot of time, it is a very cool hairstyle for a special event/crazy party/dull monday.
And then I instagram-OD’d. The end.