Wednesday, October 30, 2013

On Local News: Our DIY Rainbow Costume & More for Under $30 #Video





Despite the rain and the crazy Southern California traffic, we did actually manage to make it to the studio on-time in order to be a part of this year's DIY Halloween costumes segment on Fox 5 San Diego. Many thanks to The Mama Mary Show for inviting us again this year. Boo had such a blast last year when she got to model her Master Tigress costume. I have to admit, I wasn't sure how she'd do without a mask to hide behind, as she can be pretty shy sometimes. However, I think we were all pleasantly surprised to see her toothless grin!

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Friday, October 25, 2013

7 Tips for Setting Twists for a Well-Defined Twist-Out #NaturalHair #Video





Do twist-outs have to have awesome definition to be "good?" No way! Some twist-outs are done specifically to show off "big hair." However, there are some times when people want that really well-defined look of a crisp twist-out. In fact, we used this method to set my daughter's hair for her Halloween costume this year (you can see the final results here). This post covers the steps we go through to achieve that a more defined-looking twist-out. By no means am I implying that one look is any "better" than another, but this post does highlight the flexibility in styling that comes with kinky-curly hair and one of the ways to style it to achieve a particular effect, when that effect is the one desired.

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