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RE-POST My New Travel Friend-Conair Lock & Curl

16 Nov

Originally Posted July 2012

June Through August we start our summer travel plans. Being a fabulous lady we have to be prepared for any and everything!! So what do we do,  we take it all with us SMH….. Rollers, Flex Rod, Curling iron, Flat iron, Curling wand and all the spritz and shine available. Now where do we put our shoes and clothes? So in my travel to my local Ross I was strolling through where else the BEAUTY AISLE 🙂 and ran across a box of  rollers so I said sure I need  more Flex Rods so I will pay $14.99 to add to my collection. So excited I get home and open the box ( Side note I rever read the details on the box in the store) I open the box OMG its heated flex rods ok ok some of you may have seen them before but I have never so that’s why I was so excited!!!  Having experience with steam rollers I was a little…ok a lot sceptical but I said what the heck. No Joke… 3 minutes in the rods were very hot!  That was a good sign from the hair Gods. So I rolled them as I would my regular rollers let it sit 10-15minutes in my Peruvian hair of course (thanks Gemini) and VIOLA!! I had curls…  So now maybe I can reduce my travel bag to just my new Conair Rods, Curling Wand, Flat iron and hair spray ok ok I tried but I’m  a fabulous women what can I say.  Run, don’t walk to your nearest Ross so you can get them too

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Easy No Heat Waves

29 Jul

So Dolls you bought the best, affordable Virgin Remy Hair! But now you don’t want to damage it with heat. Those flexi rods that all the YouTube hair reviewers use in there tutorial just don’t work for you and they are so darn uncomfortable. Well we found the next best thing! Hair bun bendies! Yes those As Seen On Tv  easy bun makers well they make the best wave makers.

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So we grabbed Tina, yes Tina our full lace wig, ( You can get one to from www.geminivirginhair.com) Well Tina had nice waves but we wanted them more defined

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We sectioned Tina into four sections the larger the section the bigger the waves. Spray the first section with just a little water not a lot.  Take the bun maker and wrap the hair around the sponge making twisting coils. Fold the both ends of the bun maker to secure.

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About four bendies will do the trick! The longer you leave them in the more defined but Tina was too excited to see her hair so we left it in for about 15 minutes

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And now heresssssss Tina!!!

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This was a great way to add the beach wave look or body wave look to your hair without extreme heat or damage get you a set of bun makers today they are now $15.00 for 4 at www.geminivirginhair.com and believe they are more in other stores like $12 for one.

PANTENE CATERS TO HAIR EXTENSION, NATURAL & RELAXED DIVAS

22 May

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Yes ladies I found this great product in Target $4.99 each so of course I had to put this product to the Gemini virgin hair test.  The ingredients contain Coconut and Jojoba oils which is nice. So I dug into our ratchet box yes the ratchet box the box of hair that we didn’t feel was of good  quality  (Hair that was extremely dry) and didn’t want to sell to customers.

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So I chose three good candidates. They were dry, a little frizzy, no curls and no waves. Pantene suggest that their new product is a three step product combined in one it cleanses conditions and detangles in one easy step.
My first step was to condition the three bundles of hair.  The product itself has a nice texture very thick. I love thick conditioners to me it makes me feel like its more moisturizing for my hair. Loose watery conditioners don’t seem to work as well in my opinion.
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When co washing the hair I noticed that the hair had a good texture to it a very smooth creamy feel to it. Even though the product suggest that you leave it on for one minute I usually let my conditioner sit on for at least a good 15 minutes.
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Instantly I can see that curls begin to be defined within the hair. After rinsing the bundles I still see defined curls but now I want to use the curling custard.

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It states that it will give more of a defined look to the hair and also keep it from looking dry and also supposedly fight high humidity. The texture of the curling custard is also of a nice thick creamy feel.
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I start with about a quarter size of product on each bundle scrunching it through, rubbing through all the coils of the hair to really get it the custard through all the strands of the hair.
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After using the custard yes the curls are looking nice and JUICY!!  At this point ok Im impressed but there is still a final test. The final test? How does the hair dry? Does it dry frizzy and puffy or will it dry soft and feel light with a nice shine?

So here it is all dry and GUESS What FRIZZ FREE!! YES! My opinion I love it and I think its worth a try for any one who has of course GEMINI VIRGIN HAIR.
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Thank you everyone for reading

MISS JESSIE’S ORIGINAL

28 Jul

Miss Jessie’s says they created the perfect way to create endless curls that are natural and frizz free so we wanted to put them to the test!!!

1. Creme  De La Curl a non-sulfate curl wash specifically formulated for the dry, coarse, tightly coiled curl, but any hair type longing for a superSuper Sweetback Treatment moisturizing curl wash .Excellent for curlies who want clean freshly prepped supple tangle free hair that’s ready to receive any Miss Jessie’s styling product.

2. Super Sweetback Treatment   a decadent softening treatment which ensures that your curls reach long luxurious length. This rich treatment full of Shea butter and centella extract is a growth stimulant that promotes long healthy curls.

3. Pillow Soft Curls  It is perfect for achieving static-free, big, soft, curly hair that we all dream about

Now The Real Test~~~~ So in our office we have a box of ill fated hair…LOL… hair that we could not sell that we use for samples or make wigs out of, test color etc.  We we found a really dry frizzy piece of Peruvian Wavy Curly hair, if Miss Jessie can fix this we want to see!

So we shampooed the hair with the first product, the Creme De La Curl ok the hair felt soft but the ends were still frizzy 😦 . So we then moved on two the second step which was the Super Sweetback Treatment(everytime I say that I think BBQ LOL is it just me?)  We used about a quarter size of the treatment and ran it through the weft from the top to the ends and let it sit for 3ominutes.  We then rinsed, remember to always use lukewarm water hot water dries out hair.  Well the end were definately better and a lot smoother. We then added the third product Pillow Soft Curls. I started off with a time size since I wasnt sure if the product would turn the hair crunchy and hard.  I scrunched the hair as I worked the product throught to help define the curls. I allowed the hair to air dry as I normally would the package said you could use a diffuser to set the hair but I rather go with air drying that way I would’nt dry the hair out. So here is the final result:

Our thoughts, well the Creme de La Curl was a great product to cleanse and prep the hair for the other two products.  Once we added the deep treatment we did notice the ends of the hair was a lot better. Defintely use just a dime size of the Pillow Soft Curls if you use too much you may get that crunchy feel. We would love to hear your thoughts on what you think and dont just take our word for it they give FREE SAMPLES online http://www.missjessies.com

My New Travel Friend-Conair Lock & Curl

25 Jul

June Through August we start our summer travel plans. Being a fabulous lady we have to be prepared for any and everything!! So what do we do,  we take it all with us SMH….. Rollers, Flex Rod, Curling iron, Flat iron, Curling wand and all the spritz and shine available. Now where do we put our shoes and clothes? So in my travel to my local Ross I was strolling through where else the BEAUTY AISLE 🙂 and ran across a box of  rollers so I said sure I need  more Flex Rods so I will pay $14.99 to add to my collection. So excited I get home and open the box ( Side note I rever read the details on the box in the store) I open the box OMG its heated flex rods ok ok some of you may have seen them before but I have never so that’s why I was so excited!!!  Having experience with steam rollers I was a little…ok a lot sceptical but I said what the heck. No Joke… 3 minutes in the rods were very hot!  That was a good sign from the hair Gods. So I rolled them as I would my regular rollers let it sit 10-15minutes in my Peruvian hair of course (thanks Gemini) and VIOLA!! I had curls…  So now maybe I can reduce my travel bag to just my new Conair Rods, Curling Wand, Flat iron and hair spray ok ok I tried but I’m  a fabulous women what can I say.  Run, don’t walk to your nearest Ross so you can get them too