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IntroductionIf you have natural hair and want to add some definition and bounce to your curls, then a rod set might be the perfect hairstyle for you. Rod sets are a great way to achieve a curly look without using heat, which can damage your hair. In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about rod sets on natural hair.
What is a Rod Set?A rod set is a hairstyle that involves using small rods to curl your hair. The rods come in different sizes, and the size you choose will depend on the type of curl you want to achieve. The rods are usually made of plastic or foam and are wrapped around small sections of your hair.
How to Do a Rod Set on Natural HairTo do a rod set on natural hair, you will need the following items:
- Small rods of different sizes
- Styling gel
- Hair clips
- A spray bottle filled with water
- Start by washing and conditioning your hair. Pat your hair dry with a towel but do not rub it vigorously.
- Apply a styling gel to your hair, making sure it is evenly distributed.
- Take a small section of your hair and wrap it around a rod. Make sure the hair is wrapped tightly around the rod, starting from the root and working your way down to the ends.
- Secure the rod in place with a clip.
- Repeat steps 3 and 4 until all of your hair is wrapped around the rods.
- Using a spray bottle filled with water, mist your hair lightly.
- Allow your hair to air dry completely.
- Remove the rods gently, and use your fingers to separate the curls.
- Fluff your hair lightly to add volume.
- Spray your hair with a light hairspray to hold the curls in place.
Tips for Maintaining Your Rod SetTo maintain your rod set and keep it looking great, follow these tips:
- Use a satin or silk scarf or pillowcase to protect your hair while you sleep.
- Avoid touching your hair too much, as this can cause frizz.
- Use a light oil or serum to add shine to your curls.
- Do not wash your hair too frequently, as this can dry it out and cause breakage.