Jun 16, 2014

If You Seek Navy

First, the title is completely stolen from my bestie’s kickball...

First, the title is completely stolen from my bestie’s kickball team. It was too appropriate for this post. I had to steal it. So, hat tip, Chris Turk.

I finally have done what I have wanted to do for quite some time. Years, actually. I dyed my hair navy. It’s a little out of character for me but I wanted a change. I figured the summer was the right time to do it.

It also seems appropriate to write a post about how I style my hair and what products I currently am using. Here we go…

STEP 1: TRESemmé Climate Control Mousse

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I choose to use TRESemmé Climate Control Mousse because it has keratin. My hair is wavy and this mousse helps to maintain a more slick, straight look I want my coiff to uphold.

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I run the mousse through my hair in the style I want my hair to look. I don’t care about it being perfect at the moment. This is just to get my hair ready for styling.

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I then blow dry my hair until it pretty much dry. Because of the mousse, my hair is textured and easier to style going forward.

STEP 2: Mister Pompadour Peppermint Pomade

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Grab a glob of Mister Pompadour Peppermint Pomade.

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Now, this is where the styling begins. I run the glob of Mister Pompadour Peppermint Pomade through my hair. Not yet on perfect styling but getting the first layer of product.

STEP 3: Garnier Fructis Style Volumizing Anti-Humidity Hairspray, Extra Strong 3

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I spray Garnier Fructis Style Volumizing Anti-Humidity Hairspray throughout my hair. Just enough so it will hold my hair into place. It’s not a hard spray so my hair is still soft to the touch even though it looks in place.

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Now it’s time to style with a brush. Push back and to the side until it’s the exact way you like it.

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Then I put the blow dryer on low and dry the roots and the top. I dry the roots so the hair stays in place. When I dry the top, I make sure I’m EXTREMELY careful so the blow dryer doesn’t ruin the structure. I use my hand to guide the low heat.

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And voila! My hair is #selfie ready.

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Photos by Danny Walton

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