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Easy Holiday Hair

Posted on November 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (3)

In need of a fancy 'do for your event, but no time to make it to the salon?

We have you covered!

Check out this easy how to for flawless holiday hair! 


Tips for ThermalTools

Posted on November 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

We all love our thermal tools, but are you using them properly?  Here are a couple of tips to protect your hair when using your tools! 


Fake It till You Make It!

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)
Do you want to add a little extra "oomph" to your ponytail? 
Here's a simple DIY to get you going! 



 

 

  1. Divide hair in two to create one ponytail on top of your hair and one underneath
  2. Gather top half of hair into a ponytail, taking special care to neatly gather hair before wrapping it with a large hair tie
  3. Create a ponytail with the lower half of the hair and secure using a smaller hair tie
  4. "Foof" the upper ponytail so it conceals the lower ponytail.
  5. Now that's one superlong ponytail!

 


Hair To: Boho Chic Updo

Posted on July 12, 2014 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

An easy updo for your Sunday Funday!!!

Looking for a fun and easy updo?  Try out this Boho Chic look!

1. Section off and secure a triangle section on top front of your head . Fold your scarf of choice into the hair and firmly place on the top of your head.

 

2. Take the hair that is left out of clipped section and scarf and add a low ponytail.

 

3. Take each piece of headscarf and divide the hair into two sections.

 

4. Twist hair with the scarf and secure with a bobby pin into desired place. Repeat with the other side.

 

5. Tuck the scarf into desired places.

 

6. Drop the top triangle section and twist desired hair up and over into head scarf and pin into place.

 

This look is simple and very boho chic. Enjoy!


Hair To: Boho Chic Updo

Posted on July 12, 2014 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

An easy updo for your Sunday Funday!!!

Looking for a fun and easy updo?  Try out this Boho Chic look!

1. Section off and secure a triangle section on top front of your head . Fold your scarf of choice into the hair and firmly place on the top of your head.

 

2. Take the hair that is left out of clipped section and scarf and add a low ponytail.

 

3. Take each piece of headscarf and divide the hair into two sections.

 

4. Twist hair with the scarf and secure with a bobby pin into desired place. Repeat with the other side.

 

5. Tuck the scarf into desired places.

 

6. Drop the top triangle section and twist desired hair up and over into head scarf and pin into place.

 

This look is simple and very boho chic. Enjoy!


Yes, you should get regular trims!

Posted on June 19, 2014 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

How can trimming the bottom of your hair possibly effect growth from the root in any way?



 

Well here it is:  Think of a split end as a run in a stocking, once that run starts, it’s going to continue all the way up the stocking—and that’s the same thing that happens to your hair. The split travels all the way up the strand, causing it to become weak and break off.

 

So it’s not that getting a trim helps your hair to grow faster — it’s that it prevents breakage from occurring at the ends of your strands, allowing you to more quickly reach your desired hair length! As an added bonus, trimming your hair keeps the ends from looking stringy and uneven, helping your locks to appear fuller.

 

A twist on the classic bun - the Infinity Bun

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Sometimes the most simple, clean hairstyles are the most stunning. This infinity symbol shaped bun is no exception.

Here's an easy How-To to help you put this look together! 

1. Grab a fine tooth comb, various bobby pins and u-pins + a ponytail holder.


2. For this one we put the ponytail a little lower, but as you can see in the top photo on the girl with blonde hair, we put it a little higher. Your choice! Secure the elastic– you want it to be pretty tight. Don’t worry about fly aways, we’ll lock those down at the end.


3. You’re basically going to twist the hair into a “circle 8″ shape. Start by pulling it to the left and twisting upward {toward the top of your head} as you see her doing in photo 3.


4. Circle it around as if you’re going to make a regular bun and use large bobby pins to secure as you go. I like to put them in every inch or so. Should take about 2-3 large bobby pins to secure it on the one side.


5. Once you get to the middle add a couple small bobby pins there to make sure you’re not pulling the other side. You’re now going to be twisting the same direction, but you’ll start rolling it downward as you come around the curve {see photo 5}


6. Keep pinning as you go. Use smaller bobby pins as you get to the end. Personally, I find that you really only need the larger ones to secure the first side as it’s SO heavy.


7. Secure the tail end under the bun using another small pin.


8. Now go around and add any extra u-pins you need to lock it all in place.


9. Last, smooth using hairspray and a fine tooth comb.


Keep this one simple. Just think about making a “circle 8″ and you'll get it! Check the balance of your infinity bun in the mirror when you’re done. The great news is, this bun still looks really pretty if it starts to get messy!

 


A Hair To for All Hair Types: Messy Waves

Posted on April 12, 2014 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

A quick Hair To.  This style works for all hair types and is an easy way to add little umph to your look!



Do you know the difference?

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

With these hot new trends, there is a definite difference in technique and the final look. Here's a picture to help you determine which look is the one for you!


How to know when you need a hair cut

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 11:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Is it time? Or isn’t it? How long has it been? Am I overdue?

Here are 5 easy ways to know if it's time for a hair cut!



 

 

 

1. “The Web”I often use this term to explain to my clients one of the reasons their hair can lack luster. What “The Web” refers to are the little frayed ends of your hair that can create a dry and frizzy tangle dread "web" If you are feeling like your hair has lost it’s shine it’s very possible that your suffering from “The Web” and a is a sure fire sign that you’re due for a cut!


2. You can’t style it any longer.Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror after doing your hair and noticed that something was off? It just isn’t doing what it used to? Snip Snip! It’s time for a trim! As your hair grows out it slowly begins losing its shape and becomes harder to style. This means it's time to give your hair a lift and bring it back to life.


3. There’s no spring left in your curls.

For most curly haired women, shape and bounce are key. If you’re noticing that your curls don’t seem to move, it could be because they are lacking moisture, especially if you also like to dabble in straight and sleek styles (read: excess heat on your locks). Dry hair not only lacks movement but also shape and shine… if you’re missing any of these three things, it’s time to trim.


4. You can’t see.The most obvious way you can tell its time for a haircut is if your fringe and frame have grown out and have begun falling in your face. A smart way to stretch your haircuts out a little bit is to talk to your stylist about getting a bang trim around the halfway mark. This can completely refresh your look and a bang trim is complimentary between your cut - but don't wait any longer than 8 weeks.


5. You need a change!If your beauty routine is starting to feel the same day in and day out, and your overall look could use a little change, it may be time to experiment with a new cut. Whether it's all out chopping off your locks or just some getting some peek a boo bangs, switching up your hair can be a great way to have a quick, fresh new look.

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