The perfect CURL - Easy no heat curls + a giveaway!

YOU GUYS!  I am over the moon excited for this review today + giveaway!
I have mentioned this before on my blog but I am a HUGE supporter on not damaging your hair by using the least amount of heat possible when it comes to styling your hair.

Being a mommy to an active toddler I don't always have the time to curl my hair nor do I have much desire to spend the time curling it :)

What if I told you there was a way to have beautiful perfect curls by using NO SINGLE AMOUNT OF HEAT!? Not to mention it's as simple as pie!?
I'm here to tell you -- it's real guys!


It's called Savvy Curls.

What are Savvy Curls??
"Savvy Curls are curling headbands that are made of thermal insulating & curl forming materials that work with your body heat to produce stunning lucious curls."

I received an email not too long ago from a consultant at Savvy Curls who explained how this no heat modern day genius way of curling your hair worked. I was a little hesitant at first, wondering how in the world some head band could curl my thick crazy hair with no heat involved! After watching a couple videos on "how to" use this headband on their website and seeing various testimonials I was hooked and I had to try it!

There are 2 different types of Savvy Curl headbands ( Not to mention TONS of cute patterns to choose from for both types! )
Depending on the thickness of your hair and how you want the tightness of your curl there are SINGLE Savvy Curl Headbands, and DOUBLE Savvy Curl headbands.
I was sent in the mail a "Double curl headband" because of my crazy thick hair.
However, the wonderful thing about the double headband is that the "double band" detaches to make a regular single curl headband. For even looser, bouncier, bigger curls, I detach the double band and just use the single band. Works wonderfully!

How it works: 


BEFORE hair ^^
I simply showered and round brush blow-dryed it like I always do. ( no straightener )
My hair is naturally wavy ( not curly just awkward wavy ) and gets a little frizzy with humidity so I use my favorite Aveda products I talked about HERE. ( Not sponsored to say that, I just love my hair products! )

It was slightly damp in a few places and that's just how you want it!

 For this particular time I was using the double band headband so I pulled the top half of my hair up in a bun until I was ready to wrap that top half.



I simply took each piece of hair and wrapped it around the band in a circular motion.



Once the bottom half was done it looked like this ^^
If you are using the double band, pop that top headband to the front of your bun and start to wrap the top half of your hair around that band.

( If I was using my single band, I would have ALL of my hair around this one band! ( SO. MUCH. HAIR. ) When I detach the double band this single band is full of a lot more hair but works just as well to give a looser curl :)


I took out my top bun and continued twisting and wrapping around the top band in a circular motion.
( just like I did on the lower half of my hair )


This particular time I left it in for about 2 and a half hours while I was doing laundry and cleaning the house. ( for a tighter curl - leave in for longer - I was going for the loose bouncy curls )

This is how it looks pulling it out of the band.


I fluffed it up a little and bam I was ready to leave the house.


Trust me when I say that You can hardly feel that you have a headband on!
It is the most comfortable thing I have ever put on my head ( in all sincerity )
I have slept in it at night and woke up to beautiful bouncy curls!
Sometimes I will put it in during Ryan's nap time and take a nap with it, wake up and WaaaLaaH! - Date night ready.

I may never use a curling iron again.

I am beyond thrilled to give one of you girls the chance to WIN a Single band headband ( $23.99 retail value ) !!
( husbands / significant others if you are reading, enter for your wife - she will love it! )
Please be honest with your entries and GOOD LUCK!
Giveaway will run until Thursday April 9th!

Savvy Curls is also offering 2 dollars off your order to Mr. and Mrs. Powell followers with the code "savvyc1"!!
Go check them out. You won't be disappointed!

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Thanks darlings! Happy Monday!! ( and happy curling - the healthy hair way! )

Karina Marie Powell

26 comments:

  1. Your hair looks gorgeous! Both before AND after :) Blessings on your day, sweet lady!

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  2. How cool is that?!! I seriously want one now- your hair looks great!! I love the gray and white dot one ;)

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  3. That's impressive!! Growing up we would always put sponge curlers in our hair - this is definitely a cuter look :) lol Your hair looks beautiful

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  4. A) Your hair is gorgeous both before and after B) This is genius C) Can you leave the wrap in and just curl the bottom part? It's kind of a cute updo!

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    1. I totally agree! Karina has the most gorgeous hair. I have one of the convertible bands too, and if you just wear it as a single band I think it is a totally adorable hair style. They have lots of pictures on their website of how the hair looks wrapped :)

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  5. Oh my goodness, this would make my life so much simpler!

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  6. Ive used something like this when I was a little girl! I'll need to look into it again!

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  7. Ok I love just a little simple curl in my hair and this would work so much better than just a bun! I would LOVE one!

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  8. Would love love love to give this a try! I especially like how convenient it is to throw your hair up in the band and take it out later to beautiful curls :)

    Justine @ Charm City Ciemny's
    www.lifeasabaltimoregirl.blogspot.com

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  9. Love the Flirty Pink and White with dots!

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  10. This is such a cool idea!
    -rachel marie

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  11. Love this! The Black and White Chevron patterned one is my fav.

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  12. Such a cool idea!! Turned out awesome on your gorgeous hair! Love the pink and white dot :)

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  13. So neat!! I like the flirty pink one. :)

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  14. This is exactly what I've been looking for! :) honestly I like the solid black one, super flashy!

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  15. Love the pink with white polka dots, like you have. Perfect!

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  16. Fantastic! I love this and would get the gray or black plain one! It would be so nice for work and going to the gym.

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  17. This is the greatest thing I have ever seen!! I love the grey and white dot design. I hope to win this one, but will definitely be buying one myself either way!

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  18. Those curls look effortless...!! Love how they aren't too tight!

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  19. No way! I can't get over those curls!! Or the fact that you round brush all that hair?! What a work out ;) Your hair always looks so beautiful and flawless though!!

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  20. You should be a hair model! Seriously your hair is gorgeous. I have the black and white chevron convertible band and I love it!

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  21. I love the solid colored ones. Thanks!

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  22. ahh your hair is gorgeous! I'm wishing I had my long hair back now but I'm also itching to try it on shorter hair and see what happens!

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  23. I really love the pink and white polka dot! So cute on dark hair!

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