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To start I washed Keke's natural hair with Motions Straight Finish Cleanser, followed by Motions Straight Finish Leave-In. A small amount of Motions Finish Sealer was applied and then the hair was blown dry with a paddle brush and Gold 'n Hot Professional Titanium Dryer.
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After the hair was dry, I straightened with a flat iron followed by a very small amount of pomade for smoothness on the edges.
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I then parted her hair into three horizontal sections. Starting with the first top section, I gathered it into a ponytail using a fabric covered hair tie. Then, using my fingers, made a hole right above the hair tie. Pull the ponytail down through the hole and retighten the ponytail by splitting the ponytail in two and pulling tightly. I continued this inverted ponytail (topsy tail) for the other sections, pulling hair from the previous pony into the new one.
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To create a soft and sleek front and sides, I sprayed the hair with Motions Light Working spritz. Then, I tied the hair down, and did not remove until the style was complete. Using the blow dryer, I set the hair into place, the sides and top becoming perfectly smooth. After only a few moments, the hair was set.
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Finally, I removed the wrap and finished with my shine spray. I topped off the style with some fancy hair bling pins at the base of each ponytail for an Emmy Award worthy hairdo.
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