1. Be. Patient
"The key is patience and a lot of pomade," says Ursula Stephens, celebrity stylist, the very woman responsible for Rihanna's shaved patch, and the owner of Ursula Stephens The Salon. "Because no matter what kind of texture you have, the grow-out process is still the same slow and steady."
"Your hair grows a half inch per month, so prepare for this look to take a while to grow out," she says.