Friday, March 23, 2012

Black Tie Gala Hair and OOTN (Pic Heavy)



Last Saturday I attended a black tie affair for my formal band director at Tuskegee University. He was celebrating 40 years with the university and a gala was held in his honor. It was absolutely beautiful! Well I told you how my hair didn't come out the way I wanted and I wasn't too pleased. I totally forgot my blog automatically posts to my FB page and some people who went to the gala commented and told my they thought my hair looked nice. I even received positive feedback from my in-laws. They were very impressed when they found out I did my own hair.

After looking back at pictures I realized my hair was not as bad as I thought it was after all. My thoughts may also have been swayed by the various comments I received. But at any rate I am much more receptive to trying another wet flexi-rod set. Before I share pictures let me share what I learned from this experience:
  1. Keep a positive attitude- This definitely affects my level of motivation. 
  2. When using end papers I still need to roll my hair over the ends- I didn't get this concept at first and I ended up with some frizzy ends.
  3. When rolling the front of my hair I need to put my hair under the roller.
  4. If the curl does not come out right I can always re-roll on dry hair using a moisturizer.
  5. Do not be heavy handed on the foam lotion or it will result in hard hair.
I know you came here mainly to see the pics so here they are. Enjoy!



My son with his tux on looking so handsome!

Outfit
Dress, Flower Belt, Shoes & Earrings- White House Black Market



11 comments:

  1. You look beautiful. Love the curls. I agree with you, while it may not have come out how you wanted, but it looks beautiful.

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  2. I think you look beautiful as well!!! Love your sons little tux :-)

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  3. Your hair came out great. (",)

    Your son is adorable!!!!!

    T

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  4. You look beautiful head to toe!!! You son is tooo cute!!!

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  5. Your hair looks beautiful! Your son is so cute!

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  6. You look gorgeous! Hair, dress, son... everything was perfect.

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  7. You look great! Your hair looked really good too!

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  8. You look beautiful and so does your hair! Not sure what went wrong, but the finished product looks pretty awesome to me, especially considering you did this yourself!

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  9. Thank you all for your compliments!

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  10. Sorry I'm just commenting but you look great and your hair is so beautiful.

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