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04 March 2011 @ 01:38 pm
experiments in pincurls  

We are experimenting in pincurls. Wednesday night Mom dry-pincurled my hair and I slept in the pins, then took them out. The curls remained for about three hours and then I went outside and they disappeared, fwoomp. So this morning I wet-pincurled it and spent some patient time with the hairdryer and after several hours took them out:

pin curls

Then I brushed them and pinned them back, achieving what my mother, who Knows These Things, feels will be very suitable pinup girl bhair fbor btomorrow. Assumn bing, of course (young indiana is helping me type) that they don’t all fall out as soon as I go outdoors. *applies more hairspray* And besides, wait until you see the *hat*.

pinup girl hair
(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
 
J-Me: VintagePunkmagickalmom on March 4th, 2011 12:35 pm (UTC)
Very lovely!
Have you been to a Target store lately? They have some beautiful vintage inspired hats that would look amazing on pin up curls.
kitmizkit on March 4th, 2011 02:31 pm (UTC)
Re: Very lovely!
Pretty sure the nearest Target is more than 3000 miles away. :)
J-Memagickalmom on March 4th, 2011 02:46 pm (UTC)
Re: Very lovely!
Oh darn
Kari Sperringla_marquise_de_ on March 4th, 2011 01:21 pm (UTC)
Very cute!
madmiss on March 4th, 2011 01:27 pm (UTC)
Those pin curls are amazing!
Megabitchmegabitch on March 4th, 2011 01:37 pm (UTC)
When I was a lot younger (like around 8 or so) I tried to do that to my hair. The following morning (after sleeping with them in all night) I brushed my hair. I did not know that I really shouldn't use a "normal" hairbrush (I had one with close set natural bristles, like almost all hairbrushes were way back then) and I ended up with hair something like this (http://www.tvcream.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/crystal-tipps-and-alistair.jpg). I haven't tried a similar experiment since :)
Megabitchmegabitch on March 4th, 2011 01:38 pm (UTC)
Oh, and Mum refused to let me wash my hair because we were going out and didn't have time.
Cymru Llewes: resumecymrullewes on March 4th, 2011 01:56 pm (UTC)
At least you were doing the experimenting. My sister, 6 years older than me so 13, took a curling iron to my hair and burned my forehead slightly. My mother took me to the barber and had my hair cut in to a pixie cut. It had been below my shoulders. It took me YEARS to get my hair long again. I was in college before I let someone else cut my hair.

And the trick is to finger comb your hair, not use a brush. ;-)
Alix (Tersa): Toast---silly tongue (tersa)tersa on March 4th, 2011 01:42 pm (UTC)
Oooooooo. Pin-up Kit!

Does it come with paper dolls? :)
kitmizkit on March 4th, 2011 06:44 pm (UTC)
It should, shouldn't it? :)
?elsceetaria on March 4th, 2011 02:12 pm (UTC)
Those are Gorgeous. :)
Saraphina, born to speak all mirth and no matter: Costume Addict- MEMOIRSsaraphina_marie on March 4th, 2011 03:05 pm (UTC)
Spray the curls while still pinned first. That should help them stay set.

You are going to look AWESOME!!!
Chrisberchrisber on March 4th, 2011 03:28 pm (UTC)
Nice to see that young Indiana has a deft hand on the "b" key.
tamagotamago on March 4th, 2011 03:32 pm (UTC)
Yay for your mother! Yay for pin curls. You and Indy look ADORABLE!
Janne: trek Uhura flirtyjanne on March 4th, 2011 06:24 pm (UTC)
Yes, that should do it. Very spiffy!
Geek of Weird Shitgows on March 5th, 2011 02:06 am (UTC)
Hng. The first pin curls look great. In the second, they look like they've relaxed a bit. After your French twist post, tho, I keep imagining you with one. Which I could totally pull off, if I were not 3000+ miles away. :(

FWIW, I bought a grey cloche hat last weekend. *squinches face*
Harold Zablehzatz on March 5th, 2011 12:11 pm (UTC)
That is one spiffy decoration. And the curls are really cool, too. :-)
Anna the Piperannathepiper on March 5th, 2011 03:38 pm (UTC)
Wow, that's some adorable hair you have there. :)