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A First For Everything -- Hot Rollers

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Folks have been after me to use hot rollers on my hair to give it some body. This afternoon, I decided to Bite The Bullet and try them out. Ok, I have about another ten minutes before I think I am cooked, but if there is anything to make me re-consider this transition thing, these are it. About curler number three, I think I got the secret, which is to separate the hair layers with a rattail comb and curl from the top of the head down. This one has the clips that go over the curler that you have to preheat along with the roller, --sigh, -- but these darn things are heavy and I stil have a few places that I now see did not get rolled up, not to mention one that is pulling at an odd angle and hurts a bit, but its in the dead middler of a clump of them.

OK, I type slow enough that I think they are all room temperature, which at the minute is a bit chilly, so I get to see the damage I did before I finish this post.


I did not scalp myself getting them out, and I do have some curl and body that doesn't look too bad, All of the rollers are accounted for, first degree burns have all subsided, now if I can get up the nerve to post the pictures in my gallery--- Yeah I did do web cam analysis of before and after, but I think there is a rule against posting anything too gruesome and horrifying for young children somewhere that I can use for a reason not to.

The things we do when we transition. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Guest John Chiv

Pics Vicky, Pics!


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Out of kindness I am sparing you all the hot roller horror stories from my flip side past.

None are as bad as my curling iron story. It involves not looking where I was sitting when naked getting ready for work one morning. I still have a scar but fortunately never have to look at it


May you only get better with your rollers and never know the nasty little surprises they are capable of. It's been so many years maybe they have ironed out the wrinkles.

And I also want pics



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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

My mom uses hot rollers and they do look time consuming having to seperate hair and roll it down and clamp it. It shows what lengths women will go through for gorgeous curls. Kudos to you for having the patience and determination to do that! (I'd have given up about half way through)

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Guest Maria_B

Oh Johnny, butt burns are so common. They really are XD.

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