Carol Sangen

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How To Maintain Latino Style Hair

Latino Hair Style
Latino Hairstyle

Most Latino chicas may not have the time to go for fancy blow out, but you can always keep the pelo (hair) under control. The curling wand serves the urgent purpose to take care of the hair. It enhances the textured curls irrespective of how loose or tight they are. Señora/ señoritta its time to spruce up your hair with the curling rod.

In case you have long loose curls, the 1 ¼ “barrel will help you create an effortless relaxed look. Smooth and glossy hairdo is obtained due to the ceramic surface of the wand.  The spiral wand creates spiral curls on the magnificent black Latino hair. The pearls create a space that allows the curl to rest in the groove as you hold it hence less tangles.

Summer comes with hot and sweaty hair and no ones like hairs falling on their neck in this simmering and bolstering heat. The excuriating heart can be too much but you can cool it off with a stylish up do. The Slicked French twist is a chic hairstyle for the Latin hair. It’s created using pomade to slick back the hair.  First you create a deep part then twist and fold the hair around itself.

The second style for Latino Señoras is the sectioned natural hair. This creates both a sleek and tousled. Create Odette Annabel’s look by pulling sections of hair out of the middle to create a poof and more texture. The Latino hair cannot go wrong with a scarf accessory. Just like Eva Mendez you can own a polished Latino look.

The 80’s retro look can still look great on the Latino hair. The Selena Gomez braided schrunchie style has never been so fierce and total chic than before. Wearing a braided bun on the Latino hair creates a young and lively look.  Celeb, Victoria Justice does ‘justice’ to the braided bun by creating more volumes with curls at the crown. Play around with this style by creating a ballerina bun. To crown it all braid a section of the hair and wrap it around the bun. Lastly secure it with pins. And there you have the perfect Latino bun!

Jennifer Lopez high pony works wonders on the casual look.  The sleek, easier and voluptuous pony is the way to go!  With a little effort you can create a casual but glam fishtail look. Braid your hair at the side of your head and let some curls dangle off your face. This Eva Mendes look works any time on your head.

Ballroom milkmaid braid is definitely a must do look among many sophisticated ladies. Achieve this by creating two braids on both sides of the head, and then pull it to the center to create a crown. Lastly secure it with bobby pins. Whichever hairstyle you choose to wear ensure that it accentuates your Cabello!

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How To Perfect The Famous Afro Bantu knots DIY Hairstyle

Rihanas Famous Bantu Knot Hairstyle
Rihanas Famous Bantu Knot Hairstyle

Have you done the DIY Bantu knots then ended up with cheesy ugly results or curls that disappear within a day or two? Then there is something you are not doing right. When the hair is tied around itself, the Perfect Bantu knots resemble a pile of tyres or a pyramid when your hair is long and small rosettes when the hair is short.

When the knots are untied they resemble a corkscrew. The outcome of the DIY should be bouncy, springs of hair. This hair is a favorite because no heat and hair processing is required. This hairstyle should be done overnight to allow the hair to set. Otherwise you would have to dry the knots with hair dryer. Failure to do so will leave you with wet hair and stick and messy hair.

First wash your hair because with this style the scalp may be exposed. You won’t want to trot around town like a drag queen with dirty hair. This hair should last for several days looking neat.

Then de-tangle and moisturize the washed hair to commence with smooth hair. Dry and rough hair will create difficulty when unscrewing and styling the knots. Do not use wet hair; your hair should always be dry but moisturized. With wet, damp or spritzed hair, the knots never dry hence the style doesn’t sit well. You will achieve a long messy screwed rope that is very sticky.

Remember to section your hair according to the style you want to achieve. Always partition it according the styling you want on your hairstyle. Trying to do this when the Bantu knots are unscrewed will be very difficult. If you want tight curls the section into many parts and vice versa. Do not over twist the hair because over-twisting strains the hair leading to breakage. This would not translate to good curls either. Always twist the hair three times before wrapping on to it. Repeat this until the hair is all wrapped into a knot.

Always to remember to use the shower cap at night. Otherwise the curls will fall off quickly. This creates a greenhouse effect. The shower cap provides similar condition as a greenhouse that allows the hair to set in. when you remove the cap in the morning you should allow the hair to dry for 15 minutes because it will be damp. Dry it with a dryer but do not blow dry. Blow-drying will take away the moisture.

Unscrew the knot like you are opening a bottle. Do not tug or pull the knot apart. When the hair is loose, separate it using your fingers gently. The cork screw could be separated by fingers to loosen the curls and achieve a certain texture. After care maintenance is paramount. At night you should secure all your knots at night and wrap the sides with a scarp this will ensure the curls last for long. The pillow and scarf should be made of satin so as to keep the hair fir.

With all this tricks and tips tucked under your sleeve you can be rest assured that your Bantu knots with maintain the spring and textured hair you require.

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