HurricaneHenry Babers – May 2016

HurricaneHenry has a unique method for building waves…but it clearly works for him! His killer swirl earned him a lot of fans this month.  Congratulations to our newest Wave King!

Wavebuilder: How long have you had waves?

HurricanHenry Babers: I had waves back when I was young on the top, and I had 360 as a senior in high school back in 02-03. Gave it up after. It was 12 years later when I decided to pick up a brush. I’ve currently been waving since Jan 27, 2015.

WB: What is your wavebuilding method?

HB: My wavebuilding method is very strenuous and unconventional. I’ve done what I call Spot Scalping, which is just scalping the bad part of your waves. But that’s another story lol. When it all boils down to it, it’s all about angles. But I comb a lot, sometimes more then brushing. This is what I’ve learned:

  • Brushing = Pattern
  • Combing = How to make your waves line up
  • Rubbing = Smoothness of waves
  • Durags = Definition
  • Products = Hair health.
  • Go low to fix connections
  • Wolf to define your pattern.


What are your favorite WaveBuilder products? 

HB: I like the cocoa and shea butter, but I love the duragggggsss lol!!! Use them all the time for my wash and style!

WB: What kind of brush do you use, and how many times a day do you brush?

HB: I use Dianes, Torinos, and CQP. Doen’t really matter. My motto is “If you ain’t got you none better, grab a brush and get you some huh. Lol anyway doesn’t matter palms, clubs, or handle brushes, its all about the angles! I brush as much as I can. I don’t count time or strokes. Some days I brush all day, others 15 minutes. Just do it as much as possible!

WB: Besides building waves, what do you like to do? 

HB: Besides brushing, I do a lot of graphic design work, and video editing. Like sports of course lol #Kobe #Peyton!! Haha but I’m really focused on my Youtube channel. Trying to covert one head at a time to the wave game! Here’s the link

WB: What do girls love about your waves? 

HB: They like the swirl. If you want the girl, you got to swirl haha. Also that my hair is so thick and silky. Always get asked am I mixed.

WB: Any advice to wavers just starting out with their wave game?

HB: My advice to the beginners is this. If you want elite waves it takes time! For some it happens faster than others. But just keep your vision in mind, because that’s going to inspire your passion! And passion gives you the driving force to take you to your vision!

WB: How’s it feel to be WAVE KING?

HB: I feel like KG when they won the finals, “ANYTHING IS POSSIBLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEE!!!!” It feels good to bring one back for my Wave Team WTBD, and my family at WAVES R LIFE! Thanks again for the support from everyone! And case yall forgot IM THE KINNNNNNNGGGG! And you aint even got to wonder who’s the man! Its #HurriKing!! Lol

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