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Squeakymonkey, This is Blythe


March 26, 2006

Straightening curly hair

hairstraight_compare.jpg
Replace frizzy sausage curls with sleek wavy hair.

materials

Iron, wet towel, and momoko. A small block of wood will be helpful too.

 

before pictures

before
 

instructions

1. Set the iron to medium/nylon.    (Be careful — test heat to make sure you don't melt her hair into a big smelly lump.)

ironing

2. Sandwich lock of hair in a wet towel.
3. Press for about 10 seconds with iron. Tug slightly on hair to keep it straight.
4. Take out of towel, press wood block on top to help it set and cool.
5. Repeat til straight enough.

strands of hair
 
 

during and after pictures

First and second passes on left half:

stages

Final results (three passes on head and a bit of finger combing):

after
 

other references

Blythe websites have helpful tips on how to straighten doll hair — see Squeakymonkey and the This is Blythe forums.

 

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