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The Doobie Wrap

Wearing a doobie is one of the best ways to keep your hair looking & feeling healthy.

Too much heat styling isn’t good for anybody . For african american women with relaxed hair it is definitely a no go !!

Relaxers dry the hair out enough, & when u add excessive heat that weakens the hair even more .

A real hairstylist who loves what she does & is knowledgeable also about her craft will take care of your tresses ! Anybody can style the hair & make it ” look good “. Not just anybody can grow your hair & get it healthy ! That takes having a license AND going to hair shows & work shops . The Bronner Bros. show is a common one that most people know about . A stylist who is passionate about her craft will seek out other shows as well . I am always online looking things up & joining beauty forums . When u know your stuff can’t nobody tell you you’re not good !

The doobie wrap roller setting technique came from the dominican republic . I use to work with a dominican & she taught me a lot of things that I did not learn in school. She told me what products were the best & taught me how to use a round brush . The only chix that seem to know about how good the Dominicans are , are from up north . I believe the dominican salons have such a great reputation because they don’t do a lot of heat styling. If your hair is over 3 inches long oh, they puttin a roller up in there ! Lol ! You can best believe that !!!  Their are’nt a lot of dominican salons in the south though . Florida maybe another good spot though to find them .

STEP ONE :

After I shampoo the hair I apply a conditioner. I let it sit in about 10 min WITH HEAT . Then I roll the hair up . I select my roller size based upon how the client likes to wear their hair . Some like a curly doobie . Some like it straight with lots of body. I also go by the hair length . This lady has long hair .

STEP 2 :

Hair is dried under the dryer . I tell my customers to stay under the dryer for the FULL DURATION of time !! Don’t come out when it starts to cool down . The reason dryers get cool before they stop is to cool down your hair . The cool air SETS the curl pattern in your hair . If the rollers are removed & combed out while the hair is still hot their will be no curls . If you like a curly doobie make sure your hair is cooled before those rollers come out .

STEP 3:

Hair is then brushed into a flat wrap with a paddle brush . I do apply a lil shine too at this time .

 

STEP 4 :

Customer is then placed back under a warm  dryer for about 10 min

 

The finished product has a bit of curl & loads of body !!

This lady also has layers in her hair . Doobies look great on layered hair !

10 thoughts on “The Doobie Wrap

  1. joann merritt on said:

    I liked what I seen and read and I do want to be one of the best at what I do as well as making my clients happy and word of mouth will increase my cleints and the Boner Bro show was great this pass weekend!

  2. jc porter on said:

    What type of products do u use on the hair? I really like the doobie u did.

    • Thank You. Sometimes I just use a leave in conditioner. Sometimes I use a leave in & a foam wrap. I like to use nairobi products,kericare,vitale…. It really just depends on the head of hair I am styling. I do not use the same line of products on every client.

  3. Do you know how to do the doobie wrap with Bobby pins as it is done up north?

  4. Roxanne Holland on said:

    I like your technique and outcome; are you using one line of products or a combination? I use sensitive scalp “Design Essential” do you recommend anything better?

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  6. You may want to tell your customers about the Dominican Doobie Cap (www.dominicandoobiecap.com) handmade by a Dominican family to help protect and care for hair and to make a perfect wrap every time. You don’t have to use pins. I like it because it’s super comfortable. There is a video on the site of how they use it and even how the girl uses it to bed and then wakes up with perfect wrap hair.

    Good thing to have.

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