When my hair was all dry and I took down the braids, I used to be not shocked to see how superbly outlined my hair was. It was additionally so tender. The curls have been clumped collectively, however they did not really feel stiff. Simply touchable. Sometimes, I depart my hair unfastened after taking it down, however I needed to model it right into a mohawk for a challenge I used to be engaged on. The coiffure you see above is the results of that takedown, which brought about a little bit of frizz as a result of, nicely, let’s simply say I used some bobby pins that have been not pleasant to my hair. However as you possibly can see, the remaining curls are tremendous outlined, extremely tender, and I used to be happy to see that the definition held superbly for one more three days.
I took the Maintain Shining oil for a spin after testing out a distinct curl cream, and it’s only a dream. Sure, it offers the moisture and luster I like on my curls, but it surely additionally, for me, labored sort of like a curl refresher. My hair was a bit of bit wonky — I’d simply taken off my bonnet and it was caught within the place I slept in. Utilizing this to fluff out my hair introduced it again to life, and in addition helped maintain the frizz that may have in any other case occurred within the course of at bay.
As for the curl cream, I used that in a wash-and-go, first saturating my moist hair with my typical leave-in. I divided my hair into three sections and raked in Curls 4 Days. I might see my sample instantly forming. Since I did not have a lot time, I pulled out my T3 Featherweight Compact Folding Hair Dryer and its diffuser attachment to assist my hair alongside within the drying course of. The shrinkage was actual, y’all. My curls usually attain an identical size to what you see within the picture above, however the mixture of the dryer and the curl cream put them at possibly the size of the pixie. After fluffing it out, although, my hair was its typical size.
Total, I anticipated TPH to ship, and it did. And in contrast to the USPS, it did not let me down.
Jessica Merciless, content material director