Thursday, 7 February 2013

Rat Roll

So I love the 40's & 50's, when women were women and men were men. When men always wore suits and hats and when women wore dresses. Everything was glamorous and the hair was amazing! After seeing numerous pictures of Dita Von Teese with her wavy locks that have rolls here there and everywhere and being very jealous, I decided to make a rat roll.

She's so lovely I want to hurt her!

Anyways, after doing a little bit a research I found out that it's actually better to make your own rat rather than buy one because it never truly matches you're hair colour, and so it began.  

All you actually have to do is brush your hair and not pull it out of your brush.  I know it seems pretty grim, but needs must!  After a couple of months you end up with a pretty full hair brush.  You pull it out, and if you have a paddle brush like me, you end end up with a square of hair.  Then you roll it into a sausage and it looks like this...

Okay, so I completely appreciate exactly what this looks like! I cant help the colour of my hair guys! And that's it, its finished. You just have to put it in your hair. My first attempt hasn't been the best, and I certainly do not look like DVT, however, I personally think that it could have gone a lot worse.  Rather than doing anything to extravagant, I just decided to keep it simple and do a roll at the front of my head.  Admittedly, it does resemble a strong likeness to a quiff but we can work on that eh?

I have to say, it's pretty annoying that my hair is so dark, because actually you can't see it very well.  It would have been a lot better if my hair was down, but it was looking a bit horrid & was very curly so I preferred to avoid showing the world my crazy head of hair.


  1. I love the 40s and 50s too for the same reasons! I like the roll on you! Looks cute! Check out my blog katfishlady.blogsppot I'm new, xx

    1. Thanks Kat, I will definitely check out your blog x