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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Messy Curls

I'm currently obsessed to watching beauty tutorials on YouTube, and I can't help but be blown away by Chriselle Lim's wardrobe, Michelle Phan and her sister Promise Phan's make-up, and Daven Mayeda's hairstyle tips. Subscribe to their videos, and you'll be amazed at how you can transform yourself worry-free. How I wish I could be as skillfully artsy as them, but I still have to save for more doll-up weapons.

Anyway, yesterday boredom got the better of me at home so I decided to practice glamorizing myself without the assistance of others. I just simply curled my short hair, and I was somehow happy with the result; because I felt like I've improved. I felt like I got better than the last time I did this. That's the way to do it, right? Compete with yourself, and not with others. I hope next time I get to paint makeup on my face independently.

Here are my photos...

Lipcolor - Lintheric's Loganberry Moisturizing Lipstick
Lip Gloss - Victoria Secret's Beauty Rush
Feather Dangle - Modisch
Top - Celine

I used the vintage Clairol's Lock 'n Roll curlers to achieve this messy look. It's an old model, and I don't know if you're still familiar with it. My Aunt who lives in England gave it to me two years ago, because she knows that I love to perk up myself a lot. This product is a bit hassle to use, because I still have to pre-heat the stylers for 20-30 minutes. For extra curls, I twisted the sections of my hair into a spiral before rolling.

Do you wanna know my faults during this process? I didn't spritz a light holding product (hairspray, gel or what-have-you) over my hair after rolling. I also removed the stylers after ten minutes because of my excitement. They're supposed to stay in place for 15-45 minutes. BTW, Daven Mayeda has an easy way of curling hair without heat. Next time, I have to follow instructions. It's still not perfect, but I love it. How do you like it, pretty dolls?


f e R r y j H o i said...

ayyy inget :(
gusto ko din ng curly hair!!

>> later visit ko yung youtube site nila!! hehe

>> thanks for this info :) kath

Marcela Gmd said...

Beautiful photos!!!
Have a nice day!

Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

Head to Toe Chic said...

Beautiful! I really love your hair!


Pandora`s Box said...

You are rocking the messy look. Love your peacock feather earrings.

La Mode En Rose said...

nice post! thanks for the comment ;)

kisses from La Mode En Rose = )

Anonymous said...

Very cute. :D

Jasmin said...



Irene said...

great post!



Emma said...

Your hair looks so pretty, love the pink and stripes!!! Thank you for visiting my blog, come back soon :)

xo Emma


QUEENIE G. said...

your curlers are very unique. i love the result, it looks like a korean hairstyle:)

Sunny & Star said...

Your hair is so beautiful. And I always love a good striped top.

Patti Graveley said...

ooh thanks for your sweet comment!!! actually i didn't know pixlr, i had to use 2 web sites to get mines done but thanks to you i found pixlr and think is much easier :)

you look lovely in the pics, i like the texture of your hair!!

Bravoe Runway said...

I love your hair! It looks really gorgeous and it's so shiny!

kristina said...

oh my gosh you look so pretty! i just love your hair and your makeup!!!!

❤AdamAlexMommy❤ said...

you look gorgeous in pink!


Sandra Leiva said...

Cute! <3

Taj Acosta said...

Your hair looks great! Love these photos of you! xx

Song- Thanh said...

I love the hair!

Akiko said...

You look pretty in your striped shirt! xo akiko
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Lyosha said...

your hair look so fab! love it!

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vnikali said...

cool earrings and u look great in that hair!

vnikali said...

cool earrings and u look great in that hair!

Aida said...

My dear,
I found your blog by chance, while peeking others and I decided to check it out! I’m glad I did it, because I am really delighted with yours. It's beautiful, well structured, interesting, sweet amazing [probably your own qualities right?] and it has completely got me hooked. I think we're going to get along just fine! ;)
I'd like to invite you to follow each other. I’d be very pleased.
I wish you lots of success and will surely come back often


Pandora`s Box said...

Hi. I tagged you on my blog. Come and join the fun :)

Kimberly Gill said...

hey! thanks for following Born To Wear Sneakers :)

now following you x

Ria :) said...

love ur striped top, your blog is just so lovely by the ways, keep the good work up, ill be visiting again very soon hehe :)

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Anonymous said...

Lovely photos! :3 + Cute earrings

ravenamaru said...

My hair wont curl =(

I like your blog!

Visit my DIY page!
(I follow anyone who follows me)

kathy said...

your hair looks amazing!


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Bad Joan said...

Love messy curls! Your hair turned out great!


Karen Ussene said...

I never seen rollers like those o_O

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