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Shakira hair at the Grammys

Shakira's hair looked so gorgeous at the grammys:
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My hair has a similar curl pattern, but how do I get it to look so thick like this? My hair used to be fuller when I was a teenager, but it seems it has lost some of its volume. Do you think any type of cut can help the hair look like hers?
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  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users
    I'm willing to bet that some of that hair is extensions
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  • KaiaKaia Posts: 8,815Registered Users
    I'm willing to bet that some of that hair is extensions

    I hope so because my hair is looking really flat by comparison.
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  • DominicanaHeatDominicanaHeat Posts: 2,729Registered Users
    Well Shakira has always had very thick hair. She doesn't seem to use a lot of product in her hair either, which I know from experience can make my hair look a lot more thicker and bigger because it's not weighed down.

    What I don't like is the amount of frizz on her crown. I go nuts when I see it in my own hair.
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  • CurlyQTPieCurlyQTPie Posts: 447Registered Users
    I don't think that she has extensions. I think she just has very full hair. My hair looks similar to hers when it's really long. I think it just depends on the hair type.
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  • st. louis bluest. louis blue Posts: 404Registered Users
    I thought Shakira used relaxer to loosen her curl some. I don't know where I read that, though.
  • SmallFrySmallFry Posts: 614Registered Users
    Shakira is beautiful but this is an example of "big hair that looks good on other people" - if that hair was on my head, I would freak out and put it in a pony tail! :oops:
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  • CurlyQTPieCurlyQTPie Posts: 447Registered Users
    SmallFry wrote:
    Shakira is beautiful but this is an example of "big hair that looks good on other people" - if that hair was on my head, I would freak out and put it in a pony tail! :oops:

    Yea, it's that whole "grass is greener" thing! lol
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  • LadydncingLadydncing Posts: 964Registered Users
    I thought Shakira used relaxer to loosen her curl some. I don't know where I read that, though.

    Ditto! I've read this too and I can clearly remember someone posting pics of her real hair. It was much darker and she was much younger.
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  • SilverwoodSilverwood Posts: 39Registered Users
    I was watching one of the post-Grammy fashion police-type shows and one of the "experts" said they didn't like her hair and it "always" looked that way. As usual, I was offended by that comment because that is what her hair looks like. Sure, she could torture it into being straight, but I think her hair becomes her and she looked great while performing "Hips Don't Lie." She wouldn't have looked right with straight hair or an updo! The experts didn't like India.Arie's natural hair, either.
  • KaiaKaia Posts: 8,815Registered Users
    :? I don't get it. Jennifer Aniston's hair has looked exactly the same for the last 15 years, but somehow nobody minds that. :roll:
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  • Charming NotionCharming Notion Posts: 697Registered Users
    I was watching one of the post-Grammy fashion police-type shows and one of the "experts" said they didn't like her hair and it "always" looked that way. As usual, I was offended by that comment because that is what her hair looks like. Sure, she could torture it into being straight, but I think her hair becomes her and she looked great while performing "Hips Don't Lie." She wouldn't have looked right with straight hair or an updo! The experts didn't like India.Arie's natural hair, either.

    yeah, i was watching that, too. the one guy said something along the lines "with all that money, you think she could afford some conditioner".
    :shock:
    okay, she probably put LOADS of conditioner in her hair, i bet. it actually looks quite soft to me:). guess what, mr.know-it-all-hair, curls have BODY and VOLUME! get over it, mkay <3
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  • embudiniembudini Posts: 580Registered Users
    There was another Shakira thread a while back showing her with her really natural hair, which was more around 3b.

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  • Charming NotionCharming Notion Posts: 697Registered Users
    embudini wrote:
    There was another Shakira thread a while back showing her with her really natural hair, which was more around 3b.

    Guano, but girl[anachronism], I love your avatar. Where do you get a charlie the unicorn avatar? (This'll probably start a weird discussion...)

    iconator.com. just search charlie the unicorn and you'll get tons!
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  • unique1193unique1193 Posts: 328Registered Users
    I know! isnt it goregoues?!
    but what i want to know is how is how she shook her head (pretty hard) back and forth yet her curls remained the same. Mine would look awful!

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  • DominicanaHeatDominicanaHeat Posts: 2,729Registered Users
    Silverwood wrote:
    I was watching one of the post-Grammy fashion police-type shows and one of the "experts" said they didn't like her hair and it "always" looked that way. As usual, I was offended by that comment because that is what her hair looks like. Sure, she could torture it into being straight, but I think her hair becomes her and she looked great while performing "Hips Don't Lie." She wouldn't have looked right with straight hair or an updo! The experts didn't like India.Arie's natural hair, either.

    :roll: I hate those dumb "fashion experts". None of them know what the hell they are talking about. They rag on people who look beautiful, unique, yet someone with the typical blah blah straight hair and blah blah make up and blah blah black dress comes out and they are all "OMG SHE LOOKED STUNNING! SHE'S SO CLASSY! AS ALWAYS! PERFECT!"

    Heaven forbid if someone has a little wave or texture in their hair. They are compared to dogs and brillo pads. :roll:

    And it's true about Jennifer Aniston, she'd had that same boring layered staight hightlighted hair forEVER, yet there were a couple of scenes in "The Breakup" where she wore her hair in soft waves/curls and it just made her look TONS prettier than that severely straight hair. Her face looked softer, younger.

    I wish people would recognize that curls just have a youthful, fun, unique quality to them because not one curl is identical to the other!
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  • botticellicurlygirlbotticellicurlygirl Posts: 168Registered Users
    It looks to me like a lot of the very spiraled pieces are curled with a curling iron. I'm willing to bed that they used a light styling creme or gel, blow dried/diffused, and then curled individual pieces. The highlighted pieces really show up. What I don't understand is, my hair is highlighted, and my curls never form exactly where the highlights are. There's a little bit of lighter hair and a little bit of darker hair in each curl. It's kind of like they painted the highlights after curling it.
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    Fine, blonde 3a botticelli curls
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,238Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I thought she looked awesome from head to toe at the Grammy's.
    But I always think she looks good. I have a little bit of a girl-crush on her. :oops:
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  • curlychicacurlychica Posts: 19Registered Users
    I loved Shakira's hair and always do. She is awesome. I would take her hair any day of the week.
    Of course, the "experts" aren't going to like it, she's not the norm.
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  • jazzedbutterflyjazzedbutterfly Posts: 8Registered Users
    I LOVE Shakira her hair is beautifuL!!!!... but I love her natural black hair with added colored braids LOL.... Anyone like the Ciega Sordomuda video?!?!
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  • dabadckgrldabadckgrl Posts: 36Registered Users
    Curls are like snow flakes. No two are alike and they are all beautiful and natural:). Like snow they make you look clean and fresh! Plus it takes perfect conditions for them to happen;)! Ha! Ha!
    Silverwood wrote:
    I was watching one of the post-Grammy fashion police-type shows and one of the "experts" said they didn't like her hair and it "always" looked that way. As usual, I was offended by that comment because that is what her hair looks like. Sure, she could torture it into being straight, but I think her hair becomes her and she looked great while performing "Hips Don't Lie." She wouldn't have looked right with straight hair or an updo! The experts didn't like India.Arie's natural hair, either.

    :roll: I hate those dumb "fashion experts". None of them know what the hell they are talking about. They rag on people who look beautiful, unique, yet someone with the typical blah blah straight hair and blah blah make up and blah blah black dress comes out and they are all "OMG SHE LOOKED STUNNING! SHE'S SO CLASSY! AS ALWAYS! PERFECT!"

    Heaven forbid if someone has a little wave or texture in their hair. They are compared to dogs and brillo pads. :roll:

    And it's true about Jennifer Aniston, she'd had that same boring layered staight hightlighted hair forEVER, yet there were a couple of scenes in "The Breakup" where she wore her hair in soft waves/curls and it just made her look TONS prettier than that severely straight hair. Her face looked softer, younger.

    I wish people would recognize that curls just have a youthful, fun, unique quality to them because not one curl is identical to the other!
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  • Curls&amp;amp;WavesCurls&amp;amp;Waves Posts: 46Registered Users
    Bailey422 wrote:
    :? I don't get it. Jennifer Aniston's hair has looked exactly the same for the last 15 years, but somehow nobody minds that. :roll:

    I know. No, offence to Jennifer Aniston but I don't get why those who have the same standard straight hair style that the majority adore are applauded and those like Shakira that don't are criticized. Reminds me when I will go out and my aunt will say something about me doing my hair "nicely" like my sister's straight hair.

    Love Shakira's hair very nice. Not only the texture but the colour and highlights.
  • StormCloudCurlyStormCloudCurly Posts: 116Registered Users
    I can't believe that anyone could say negative things about her hair that night! Do you think a cream styler is better for getting thicker looking hair than a gel or mousse? I always get big hair when I use mousse, but it's also too drying.
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