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LittleOrca
August 3rd, 2010, 02:24 PM
"Team Victoria!" is what my fiancÚ shouted when I showed him my results and wanted him to take my picture.

Last night I thought I would give Torrin's tutorial (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0NMLSUICp4) on working with waves a try. My hair is naturally wavy (http://forums.longhaircommunity.com/picture.php?albumid=2521&pictureid=75239), but I wanted something a little more fun, especially for the ends of my hair that have been driving me crazy.

I didn't do the braids like Torrin while my hair was damp, so that kept the waves from being as deep as they could be, but I did pretty much follow the rest of her tutorial and here were my results:

http://forums.longhaircommunity.com/picture.php?albumid=2521&pictureid=78525


(Picture linked from albums)

Hana
August 3rd, 2010, 02:26 PM
Oooh! I love it! It looks wonderful and springy! :D
My hair is wavy too, I might give it a go....

mellie
August 3rd, 2010, 02:29 PM
Wow, that's beautiful!!

kimki
August 3rd, 2010, 02:40 PM
Wow they look great, so shiny and pretty :flower:

Stephichan
August 3rd, 2010, 04:24 PM
Wow, that's amazing! Congrats!

Jessica Trapp
August 3rd, 2010, 04:27 PM
ooooh! It's really cute. So springy.

pepperminttea
August 3rd, 2010, 06:54 PM
Gorgeous result. :)

Flossy
August 3rd, 2010, 06:54 PM
That looks really nice and lush.

plainjanegirl
August 3rd, 2010, 07:36 PM
How many braids did you use?

LittleOrca
August 3rd, 2010, 07:38 PM
How many braids did you use?

I used six braids and then had curlers at the ends of each braid like in the tutorial.

missfortune9335
August 3rd, 2010, 08:06 PM
oh wow, that looks really wonderful. I have to try it now! :D

Luckysock
August 3rd, 2010, 08:15 PM
I love her videos - and the results look awesome on you! Totally mermaid appropriate!!!

spidermom
August 3rd, 2010, 08:17 PM
I like that a lot!

paperwhite
August 3rd, 2010, 08:47 PM
Beautiful! I love how shiny the curls are :)

teela1978
August 3rd, 2010, 09:03 PM
That turned out great!

GrowAlready
August 3rd, 2010, 09:21 PM
That is very pretty! Mermaid hair!

Juneii
August 3rd, 2010, 09:32 PM
:thud: looks gorgeous Little Orca!!

Jammy
August 3rd, 2010, 09:35 PM
WOAH! Love those curls! Looks amazing, orca!!

VanillaTresses
August 3rd, 2010, 09:40 PM
I really like it! :D

Speedbump
August 3rd, 2010, 09:49 PM
Very nice! Shiny, bouncy curls. Lookin' good LO. :D

adiapalic
August 4th, 2010, 12:01 AM
oooooh how pretty! I need to do this.

LittleOrca
August 4th, 2010, 12:24 AM
Thank you everyone. :D

Loreley
August 4th, 2010, 01:26 AM
It's gorgeous! :thud:

tcheney91
August 4th, 2010, 06:49 PM
I was inspired by you, and did the same thing last night!

http://forums.longhaircommunity.com/picture.php?albumid=5405&pictureid=78610

Not as curly, but I only did two braids. It sure looks like Victoria! Thanks for the inspiration! Your hair is stunning. Shiny and soft looking.

Flossy
August 5th, 2010, 08:22 PM
I tried this last night with 2 braids, but my ends are a little fuzzy. I didn't have any perm papers (like in the video), so I didn't bother. I'm reasonably happy with the result, but I need to practice more, and find a way to get the curls at the end to be a little bigger and looser. They are a bit tight right now. No photos yet, but more experiments. It's a great technique though!

ghost
August 5th, 2010, 08:24 PM
LittleOrca, and tcheney91 -you both have gorgeous hair!
I need to try this out now, too :)
I'm not sure who Victoria is, but she must have pretty hair.

LittleOrca
August 5th, 2010, 11:17 PM
LittleOrca, and tcheney91 -you both have gorgeous hair!
I need to try this out now, too :)
I'm not sure who Victoria is, but she must have pretty hair.

Victoria (http://twilight-review.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/victoriaori.jpg) was the "evil" vampire in the Twilight Series that was trying to kill Bella.

julliams
August 5th, 2010, 11:30 PM
And here I was thinking you were talking about Queen Victoria - lol http://www.icecastle.org/artwork/pages/Queen%20Victoria%20%28Winterhalter,%201843%29_jpg. htm

schiele
August 6th, 2010, 12:31 AM
Oh my god... your hair looks beautiful!

TrudieCat
August 6th, 2010, 08:31 AM
That is a stunning look! :D

Wanderer09
August 6th, 2010, 10:17 AM
Beautiful mermaid curls! They really suit you :)

pennyroyal
August 6th, 2010, 10:20 AM
Those are some beautiful curls! I love it!

squiggyflop
August 6th, 2010, 12:50 PM
i really like it.. really good job! :)

kmangus
August 6th, 2010, 02:18 PM
Wooow! :) I am so going to try this. Thanks for the links LittleOrca!

ghost
August 6th, 2010, 03:09 PM
Victoria (http://twilight-review.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/victoriaori.jpg) was the "evil" vampire in the Twilight Series that was trying to kill Bella.

Oh, ok. I haven't seen or read Twilight, but yes...she has great hair :)

Torrin Paige
August 7th, 2010, 07:57 AM
Your curls really turned out beautifully. I always have to braid wet to encourage the little bit of natural wave I have, but I see you were able to skip that bit. LOL. As always, I am jealous of your mermaid hair and it's tendency to actually like it's waves and cooperate. :)