Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The Curls Behind SC&P

Hey loves!

Over the past year I've received a lot of emails asking about my curly hair.


If my hair looks wet in this photo, it's because it is!
{That's part of the secret}


This is my natural hair {albeit it's much shorter and blonder in these pictures}.


 When I'm in the shower, I shampoo, wash, condition, comb the conditioner through my hair, then wash it out. As soon as I get out of the shower, I spray {curl shaping gel} all over my hair and then scrunch, scrunch, scrunch! I love this gel because it doesn't leave my curls "crunchy" and you can find it at any drugstore.

Now comes the weird part... I scrunch my hair on top of my head to form a messy bun, being careful to keep the curls intact (basically I look like a wildwoman). I let it dry in a bun while I'm doing my makeup and getting dressed, then let it down and I'm out the door! I never use a hair dryer when I want ringlets.
 

This look is also extremely easy to achieve. When I get out of the shower, I dry my hair with a round brush, pulling each section taut with the brush.

{round brush}{Zoe hair dryer}

When it's completely dry, I twist my hair and pull it back into a low bun to let it "set" for an hour. When I take it down, voila!


There you have it, girls. Nothing too exciting, and takes me about 10 minutes flat.

Does your hair take a long time to fix in the morning?!Any tips for speediness?

Love, Cait

25 comments:

  1. I do exactly the same thing with my hair - If I'm heading out the door and my hair isn't dry yet I'll even wear my weirdo bun in the car until I get wherever I'm going :) I'll have to try the Garnier - I've been using Curls in a Bottle by Curl Junkie and I really recommend it very highly.

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  2. With texture like that, I'd NEVER style my hair! Love your curls, reminds me of SJP circa season 4...my fave!

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  3. Your hair is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing :) xx

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  4. My hair is very similar to yours- I might have to try to Garnier spray soon! Thanks for sharing (and how funny- because I was going to do a hair tutorial soonish on my blog!)

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  5. These are great tips. My hair can be curly, but can turn frizzy. You have gorgeous hair. My daughter may have hair like yours if it will ever grow.

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  6. I have curly/wavy hair as well and follow a very similar routine. I use Redken curl spray when I want curls and blow dry my hair with a round brush for loose waves. I only straighten my hair when I want it dramatically pin straight. I'm a fan of using a hair curler to touch up random pieces here and there!

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  7. So beautiful! My hair is stick straight. I wish I had your beautiful curls!

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  8. Cute! I have straight hair, but I think I need to try the loose waves bun thing. Hopefully it could work for my super fine hair!

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  9. Ahhh you are so lucky! Your hair is gorgeous! Mine is curly but I can't ever get the curls to tame down. I almost always straighten mine in sections with the hair dryer then use my chi to touch up.

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  10. You have amazing hair!! I've always dreamt of having curly hair but mine just doesn't hold curl like that! beautiful

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  11. Your hair is so pretty! I have curly hair, too, and I love the Garnier products! They're cheap and the work better than some of the expensive salon products I use to buy!

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  12. I have been looking for a something to make my wavy hair curlier without that crunchy wet look. You're my hero! Now I don't have to try a million different products! :) :)

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  13. You have gorgeous hair! I will be trying out combing the conditioner through my hair in the shower I hadn't thought about that because I usally comb through it after and it isn't as curly. Thanks for sharing! :)

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  14. so pretty! I love easy hairstyles and this definitely qualifies!

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  15. I always wanted curly hair! living in FL, there was so much humidity I was able to put a little bit of gel in and have messy beachy waves, but in wisconsin I can't get it to do the same, sigh!

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  16. I honestly LOVE that Garnier curl gel!! I use it myself, but surely don't get close to your beautiful ringlets!

    You are adorable!! Happy Tuesday ;)

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  17. My hair is the same way! :) I use the Garnier gel vs the spray but it still works the same for me. I have a little more difficulty with the blow out/curls because mine frizzes more.
    One tip my hair dresser gave me was to use a T-shirt to squeeze some of the extra water out of your hair instead of a towel! Without the fibers the T-shirt reduces Frizz!

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  18. You are so lucky it doesn't take long and it looks amazing both ways!
    xoxo
    Sc

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  19. I'm so jealous! I just have boring straight hair, haha.

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  20. Ok... I might some more tips on those loose curls. You wrap it in a low bun after you blowdry it straight? If I did that I am afraid it would end up looking like a hot mess, ha. I have naturally curly hair, although I haven't worn it curly since it got chopped off. I am def going to try the loose curls low bun trick once it grows out a little more! and once I'm wearing it curly again, I am going to add that gel to my list of like 10 things I use on it when I wear it curly :-)

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  21. You are so lucky! Its such a hassle for me to try to curl my hair, so I basically never so it. Whether I blowdry my hair or let it air dry, it ends up pin straight. Its nice and easy at times, but when I want waves it drives me crazy!

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  22. love all of the different styes! Definitely going to have to try some of them out : )

    xo SideSmile,
    Ashley

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  23. Thanks for sharing!!! I can't wait to try these techniques! Your hair is too cute!!!

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  24. You are gorgeous! My hair is naturally curly like yours but I have a hard time with it being too poofy..I think partly because I brush it when its wet (so bad, I know). I'm definitely going to try to comb it in the shower!

    p.s. I nominated you for the versatile blogger award! love your blog!

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  25. You are beautiful!! Great advice

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