Yet another bandwagon- Curlformers w/ results...

Please, keep me off of these other damn hair sites. This is becoming a very unhealthy habit! It doesn't take much to sell me, and if 100s of people are chiming in about the benefits of something new...I want to try it too!!!


So, I'm going to buy the curlformers!!!! Apparently, natural 3s and 4s are getting great results with these.

Here's a youtube vid:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Qp9lnwjQKw


I'm sold... as usual. It gets the roots straighter than roller-sets and it looks kinda fun. I'm going to get mine tomorrow.

You can get them at sally beauty.

have fun!


eta:

here's the other's board link:

http://www.longhaircareforum.com/for...d.php?t=209203

On the last page, another natural 4 speaks of her wonderful results. I can't wait to try them

eta:

I added a few pics of my results. I basically look like Shirely Temple...I'm hoping they'll fall a bit. I'm going to seperate them a bit, and see what I end up with. I can tell you that my hair looks pressed and curled. This would be the perfect first step in a flat-ironing process. I def. rec' them

hth

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Last edited by curlynikki; 03-14-2008 at 07:38 AM.
I saw those Curlformers on the Mane & Chic blog:

http://maneandchic.blogspot.com/
- Maria

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Relaxer free for almost 5 years!

So, it's almost 9:30 and I have about 25 curlformers in my head!!! I couldn't wait until tomorrow...

I'll let you know how it turns out.

I got a box set of 46.

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Curlynikki I think you are worse than me with the addictions. Be sure to post pics. I need some new styles.
OMG this is like twist-outs for dummies - exactly what I need!
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So, it's almost 9:30 and I have about 25 curlformers in my head!!! I couldn't wait until tomorrow...

I'll let you know how it turns out.

I got a box set of 46.

Originally Posted by curlynikki
Hey curlynikki....were they hard to put in? It looked so complicted in that video and the girl said it's been trial and error for her. How much was the set of 46? Can't wait to see your pics!
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I remember when I first saw these last summer...
The only thing that saved me from buying was the fact that my hair was so short. Didn't want the "Granny" curls lol

Sally's is expensive, you may be able to find these at a local BSS for much less.

I know Nikki's hair is gonna be fly

and LOL@
OMG this is like twist-outs for dummies - exactly what I need!
Originally Posted by Suburbanbushbabe™


Who else is jumping on this... I wanna seeeeee!
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Last edited by jsocurleigh; 03-13-2008 at 10:22 PM.
Your hair is so cute. I have long and narrow ones but I didn't like the results. Did you sit under a dryer or let them air dry? Also did you do them on soaking wet hair?
soooo cute!!
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Goal: healthy hair and longer hair

Please, keep me off of these other damn hair sites. This is becoming a very unhealthy habit! It doesn't take much to sell me, and if 100s of people are chiming in about the benefits of something new...I want to try it too!!!


So, I'm going to buy the curlformers!!!! Apparently, natural 3s and 4s are getting great results with these.

Here's a youtube vid:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Qp9lnwjQKw


I'm sold... as usual. It gets the roots straighter than roller-sets and it looks kinda fun. I'm going to get mine tomorrow.

You can get them at sally beauty.

have fun!


eta:

here's the other's board link:

http://www.longhaircareforum.com/for...d.php?t=209203

On the last page, another natural 4 speaks of her wonderful results. I can't wait to try them

eta:

I added a few pics of my results. I basically look like Shirely Temple...I'm hoping they'll fall a bit. I'm going to seperate them a bit, and see what I end up with. I can tell you that my hair looks pressed and curled. This would be the perfect first step in a flat-ironing process. I def. rec' them

hth

Originally Posted by curlynikki
OMG! Your hair looks absolutely beautiful! When my hair grows up I am going to have to try these! Thanks for the info.
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Your results are amazing!!! I am definitely going to jump on this bandwagon because I like the fact that it straightens the roots nicely, unlike the flexirods, the roots are still puffy!!! You go girl!!
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i absolutely love your results pic CN!! i am jumping on the bandwagon too....
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OMG!!!! Your hair looks amazing!!!! Now I want them too!

Speaking of bandwagons... I just received my sulfur in the mail. I was like what the hell? LOL Its yellow and smells and the bottle says not to inhale, something about poison, bla bla bla Good Lord! I'm going to put it on my hair anyway LOL
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Gorgeous@ Nikki! Did you air dry? it does looked pressed and curled.

Lol@ stinky hair Maria
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Gorgeous@ Nikki! Did you air dry? it does looked pressed and curled.

Lol@ stinky hair Maria
Originally Posted by jsocurleigh
Sticks and stones! you'll eat your words when my fart-smelling hair is down to my toes!
- Maria

Big Chop: 9/23/07
Relaxer free for almost 5 years!

Thanks ladies for the kind words!!!

I love it and it was sooooo easy. I've started to roller set my hair plenty of times (key word is started) and NEVER could get past 2 or so. These were very easy to use. It took me about an hour to finish my entire head. I used Jane Carter leave-in and Nourishing Hair Creme and put the rollers in on soaking wet hair. I air-dryed over night (these are NOT fun to sleep in), woke up and pulled them out. It definitely looks like an old school press and curl, lol. I've fluffed it up a bit and I think it looks better now. My fiance loves it!!! This is a great alternative to heat styling. These things got my hair STRAIGHT. The roots are still a tiny bit wavy, but I think I can get them straighter with more practice. This is a must buy!!! Plus, if you don't like them, you can return them

hth and thanks again

Again, this style took NO heat. Imagine what it could look like if I set it using my bonnet dryer.
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Last edited by curlynikki; 03-14-2008 at 12:30 PM.
So, it's almost 9:30 and I have about 25 curlformers in my head!!! I couldn't wait until tomorrow...

I'll let you know how it turns out.

I got a box set of 46.

Originally Posted by curlynikki
Hey curlynikki....were they hard to put in? It looked so complicted in that video and the girl said it's been trial and error for her. How much was the set of 46? Can't wait to see your pics!
Originally Posted by missmonie

Super easy... After I finished the first half of my head (I had to pull several out and start again), I breezed through the second half. You have to get use to using that threading rod and not tangling your hair in the process. After you get use to the rod, you can work on pulling the curler all the way up to the roots. If I can do it, anyone can...believe it. When it comes to hair styling I'm a bit challenged, but this wasn't bad at all.

The kit I bought was 59 (46 rollers and the rod). You can buy seperate rollers in packs, but after doing the math, buying the kit made the most sense to me. I think I will buy some of the wider rollers next time I go to Sally's to get the bigger curl look.
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Gorgeous@ Nikki! Did you air dry? it does looked pressed and curled.

Lol@ stinky hair Maria
Originally Posted by jsocurleigh
Sticks and stones! you'll eat your words when my fart-smelling hair is down to my toes!
Originally Posted by mariag002
the thing is....

you're right!

MissMonie... don't you wanna let me use these on your hair????? I want to try these so bad but my hair is too short
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Gawgeous!!!!!

Why did I open this thread. My broke behind does NOT need to buy ANYTHING, but yet......I'm intrigued.

Dammit, Nikki! Why'd your hair have to look so damn good?! LOL!

*opens links you posted*
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All I can say is wow.. it looks soooo nice.

How long does your hair have to be to use these? Mine is about 3.5 or 4 inches long curly, and twice that stretched.
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