Brittany and her family are ridiculously creative. Her sister Caitlin made these awesome belts that we styled as a turban for the shoot out of yarn and garbage bags! I really want to make one for myself, I think it'd also make for a great necklace. For this shoot we really wanted to show off Caitlin's beautiful long hair so I decided on styling them in soft waves. Having left all my curling irons in France (in an attempt to keep my suitcase lightweight) I ended up curling her hair using only bobbi pins, hairspray and a blow dryer.
This is a perfect style if your hair is a little dirty and you want to curl it without looking like you have glamazon ringlets and yet have a few minutes to spare. It literally took us about 15 minutes tops (and that included teaching Caitlin how to do it on herself).
Here's what you need:
- bobbi pins
- blow dryer 1. Section out your hair into about 6 - 10 sections. Make them as clean and evenly sized as possible.
2. Hairspray a section of hair from roots to ends. IMPORTANT: hold the hairspray at least 4 inches away from your hair so it's evenly distributed.
3. Wrap the section of hair around your fingers as if you were wrapping it around a curling iron. Wrap it all the way up to your scalp. This will create a pin curl.
4. Slide a bobbi pin in the middle of the pin curl. It should looks as if you have invisible rollers in your hair.
5. Once all of your hair is up in pin curls, blow dry each curl with hot hair for about 15 seconds each. It helps to lightly hold each curl as you dry it so the air doesn't make it come apart.
6. Let the curls cool for about a minute and take them down and shake them up a bit.
7. Split your hair down the middle and using cool air and medium air flow, blow dry both sides of your head going towards your face to loosen the curls a bit and make them all flow together nicely.
photography: Jessica Peterson
hair: Rubi Jones of She Lets Her Hair Down
model: Caitlin Watson
concept and styling: Brittany of The House that Lars Built