Monday, March 7

Caruso Roller Set

I used my Caruso Rollers the other night for the first time and I think I fell in love.
I couldn't get good pictures, but I will take some next time I use it (and when I finally get a new camera).

So, Saturday was wash day, I am 6 weeks post relaxer:
I pre-pood/did a Henna Treatment
Co-washed it out
ACV Rinse to clarify my scalp and hair
Then did a Moisturizing Deep Conditioning Treatment
Then Detangled and Airdried
My hair felt soo soft!!


For the roller-set:
I waited until my hair was basically 100% Airdried
Added a little moisturizer to each section before rolling
Used the Jumbo Rollers
And Rolled Upwards 
Kept the rollers on for about 30 minutes



 
For the Caruso Set:

I filled the reservoir with Distilled Water
Plugged it in
Took about 10 minutes for it to heat/steam up
Then when I was ready to put the rollers in my hair:
I took the clip off
then put the roller on the reservoir for about 10 seconds
then went about rolling my hair




More About the Caruso Rollers:
  • Patented roller design allows for breathing space between the foam and the shield so steam evaporates faster and curls set tighter
  • Unique shield lock holds rollers tightly and end caps have slots to hold clips when needed
  • The Molecular roller foam (also called sponge curlers) holds steam to give you the most curling power
  • 1 year limited warranty
  • Three sizes:
  • Medium (1"): For medium curls, medium to short hair, or medium to fine hair
  • Large (1-1/4"): For looser curl, volume and body (may be referred to as "Jumbo Large" in packaging
  • Jumbo (1-1/2"): For largest curls and waves, long or thick hair



How I feel about them:
I LOOOOVVEEE the Caruso Roller Set. It's very easy to use....like, you don't even need to know how to roller set easy. It really only takes 5-10 minutes after applying the rollers for your hair to curl. I know because I took one roller out just to see how it would look.
My hair felt sooooo soft and conditioned after taking out the rollers and I think it's because of the steam.
My curls lasted all night and mind you, I dance my butt off.
I also like the fact that it comes with different roller sizes so you can achieve your desired look.
I give these an A+


Cost: $35.90 from Amazon

6 comments:

  1. I've had a Caruso Steamer for a while now and I do love the curls it creates, and they last for days. But I find my ends can dry out really badly the day or so after I use it, you'll have to tell me if you have that problem too, or if its just me. Great post!

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  2. wow cute...I flat ironed for length check this weekend after 3 months of stretching braidouts and buns...im happy with the length but sad because my hair seems thinner...I'm hoping its because I just relaxed and not due to my STRETCH NIGHTMARE...LOL

    I did notice that my hair had no ummphhh usually after my flat iron I bump the ends and wrap it and it lasts all week...wrapping nightly

    I.HAD.NOTHING. when I unwrapped it saturday morning....Sunday I had to bump it for church and I was mortified because I NEVER USE HEAT TWICE IN ON WEEK......

    I also have noticed my ends seem tangled when I wrap with my new length...this has never happened...I have never let my hair grow past shoulder length.....as an adult....

    suggestions???

    dee in san diego

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  3. @ MrsT- I read about some who had that issue, which can be "solved" by using end/roller papers when roller setting. I have not experienced dry ends, but then again, this was my first time using these rollers. I also added extra moisturizer to my ends prior to roller setting, just in case.
    Thank you :-)

    @ Dee- thanks :-)

    Hair typically looks thinner after a relaxer touch-up.
    One way to eliminate that is to do a mid-step protein treatment during your relaxer process with a mild reconstructer. For example Aphogee 2 minute.
    For future reference, you would
    Relax..rinse out..put in the 2 minute reconstructer for about 5 minutes, rinse, neutralize then continue with your normal process.

    I'm pretty sure your hair will regain it's thickness and umphh after your first wash though, so don't be discouraged. I would highly recommend doing a mild protein treatment during your next wash to strengthen your hair back up(especially because you used heat twice and had a touch-up.

    hmmm about your ends tangling..it could be just that your hair is longer and you may need to modify your wrapping technique. Maybe try crosswrapping or pin curls instead?
    I would have to look into this. I don't wear my hair straight/down much, so I haven't experienced that before. But I will look into it for you.

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  4. What a coincidence! I just did a video on a Caruso roller set. I love them just as much as you do, so easy!!

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  5. You did!! Looking forward to seeing your video! :-D

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  6. thanks so much for the info....I have heard about the aphogee 2 min. I will try this....

    dee in san diego

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