“How to plop hair” is a search that Google has recently revealed has been one of the biggest beauty searches in 2020! The popular Tik Tok trend saw over 10 million users teaching the curly haired magic trick. Many have discovered curls amongst others achieving frizz free, voluminous, defined curls! With summer coming up, discover the ‘plopping’ technique.
Elinor Davies-Farn, founder of the curly hair brand Olew or olew.cymru. Talks to us about why this technique has become the booming beauty trend for 2021.
Why Plop The Hair?
Elinor tells us that the ‘hair plopping’ technique is the trick to perfectly defined, frizz-free curls, everytime. After mastering the technique, there is no going back!
What Steps Are Involved?
With as little as 4 steps to achieve this desirable look. it’s simpler than you may think!
Step 1: Firstly, was your hair with Olew’s Cleansing Shampoo and Clarifying Conditioner. After a thorough wash, apply a dime-sized amount of Olew Curl cream to nourish and define your prospective curls when the hair is dripping wet.
Step 2: Secondly, grab an old long-sleeved cotton t-shirt, and, with your hair upside down, scrunch the curls in an upward motion. You should start to hear squelching noises!
Step 3: With the same long sleeve t-shirt laid on a flat surface, flip your head over so that the ends of your luscious locks are towards the center of the t-shirt. (Similar to a hair towel turban)
Step 4: Start by wrapping the shirt around your hair, with the two corners of the t-shirt wrapped around the nape of your neck. With the neckline of the t-shirt, pull it over your hair. With your hair now cupped inside of the t-shirt and the arms free! Finally, with both t-shirt arms pulled up in the air, wrap and tie in a knot. Voila!
You can find Olew’s range here. For curly haired lovers and made by a ‘curly’, with no nasty chemicals, vegan, and not tested on animals.
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