I knew that modern hair dresser didn't know how to do a proper shingle bob.
Thank you so much, I Adore Film Noir. It looked positively dreadful when it was first done, which has been close to a month now.
Also thank you for that link.
Promise not to laugh!
This is the result of my first try with heated bendy rollers:
Please ignore my lack of make up and general hideousness. The curls have lasted all day even though I got rained on!
It's not really a style and there were random straight bits but overall I really like having curly hair.
"Kissing a man without a moustache is like drinking champagne without bubbles”
In those days the best painkiller was ice; it wasn't addictive and it was particularly effective if you poured some whiskey over it.~ Gracie Allen
It takes time to get your set right, lots of practice, you did fine, as Miss Rue said. I still struggle with it and have days where my barnet looks awful and the curls don't come out right. Setting lotion is a good idea or even some mousse works well too.
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore—
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.... - The Raven (1845), Edgar Allan Poe
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