How To Slick 4C Hair
So today I decided to slick my hair, now it’s important to note that I’m doing this on dirty hair, it’s not worth putting gel on clean hair.
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I like to use the green lid Eco Styler Gel, it works well for my hair but make sure to use what you have - I’ve heard the red lid is good too.
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I like to apply the product to the front, back and sides of my hair, because I have a lot of hair I need to use a lot of gel to get it slick.
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It’s important to part your hair and apply the product, because I don’t need it to be perfect I parted with my hand and applied in the centre too.
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You may have noticed that I’ve been applying the gel in an upward motion, I also brush in this direction to mold the hair into the high bun I want.
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Now take your time with this part, how tight your bun is, is dependent on how tight you pull your hair, remember your hair is delicate so be careful.
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My hair is a lot denser in the centre and therefore I need to comb it into place, I do this right before I tie it with a hair band.
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Once it’s tied up, I apply my edge control as an extra hold, this bottle of gummy wax has been the best for me.
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I then spray with a holding spray, you can also use the Got2Be spray which I used off camera.
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Doing your edges is up to you but I like to add a bit of character to my hair by doing small swoops on my hair.
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Make sure to tie it down with a scarf, I use two, one for my edges and one for the main body of my hair.
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I then form my bun which is really simple, I roll it into a doughnut and tie a hairband around it. Works great every time.
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There we go the final look!
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What you'll need
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