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Selecting the Best Accessories for Your Hairstyle

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Today we want to provide tips on selecting the best accessories for your hairstyle. When the world outside is chaotic, the list of things within your control begins to shrink. Fortunately, no matter what goes on outside the walls of your home, you will always be in control of . . . you. So why not embrace the characteristics that make you so wonderful? When it comes to being loud, confident, and bold, there is no better time than now.

There are countless ways to exhibit your personality. You might revamp your wardrobe, invest in your social media profile, or throw a party in your own honor. We recommend you do all of the above. But in this post, we’d like to cover hair accessories that match your hairstyle and your personal brand. 

Sashay With A Beret

The beret is an iconic fashion staple. It was first worn by Rembrandt, of all people, and has since been donned by revolutionists, artists, models, and more. While the beret was traditionally worn by men, Coco Chanel made it a multipurpose accessory when she stepped out in a beret in the 1950s. 

Today, anyone with a flair for fashion can don a beret. Just be sure to pull it down on one side, so that you are wearing it slanted. The hat is so versatile; it comes in a range of colors (we recommend raspberry) and materials, like:

  • Woven wool
  • Crocheted cotton
  • Acrylic fibre
  • Velvet

We believe that a beret suits every style. And it is multifunctional as a wool beret can also keep you warm! As for the best hairstyle for wearing a beret, we believe a short and chic cut is the best combination. 

Equip with a Hair Clip

Hair clips might be the trendiest items on our list. Even better, they are totally versatile and match every aesthetic. If you loved butterfly clips as a child, now is your time to shine! These products are hugely popular right now. You can find affordable, even cheap, clips at nearly every online realtor. 

Really, the only question is how will you wear them and what kind do you like? Your options include all of these cute clips:

  • Snap clips
  • Claw clips
  • Hinged barretts
  • Alligator clips
  • Butterfly clips
  • Banana clips

You can opt for clips that are embellished or choose something more minimalistic. You can wear them at parties, business meetings, and even church! They are both functional and fashionable. And in our opinion, they work best with long, straight hair parted down the middle.

Be All That in a Baseball Hat

Somedays, you just want to stuff your fuller hairstyle under a hat. Well, thanks to the modern baseball cap, you can do that while still looking trendy! Wear the hat snug to your head and look for large hats if you have a bigger head or thick hair. And be sure to remove the sticker from the underside of the bill.

If we had to pick a hairstyle that works best with a baseball hat, it would be long, full, and curly. And as for the rest of your outfit, we recommend you pair your baseball hat with a t-shirt dress and a flannel tied at your waist. Or, put on your best jeans and a simple t-shirt. Embrace the casual but chic look and you can’t go wrong. 

Win With a Bobby Pin

If you are a fan of practical accessories, let us introduce your new best friend: the bobby pin. Of course, we say that in jest because most people have heard of bobby pins. They have a place at every prom, dinner date, and wedding. And while they are a more understated accessory, that doesn’t mean they can’t be used with flair.

These days, fashionistas are wearing bobby pins in new and innovative ways. A side part might be accessorized by a row of pins. Or, they can be placed in the shape of a star. 

And if you really want to get creative, you can purchase bobby pins that are embellished with pearls, glitter, and even your name. Again, these can be used on any hairstyle, but we think they look especially great with long hair.

Look Grand in a Headband

Channel your inner Zooey Deschanel and invest in a handful of cute headbands. You can opt for simple (think thin black and plastic) or ornate (think a row of large pearls.) Either way, you’ll give your hairstyle a bit more personality. 

Plus, they are extremely easy to implement into any outfit. As long as you’ve brushed your hair for the day, you’ll be ready to go. Simply pick the best match, slide it on, and be on your way. We think these accessories look fantastic on just about everyone, but if you’re really invested, it may be time to consider bangs!

Embrace Your Power with a Flower

best accessories for your hairstyleOf course, this last accessory may not work for everyone as it is rather bold. But if you are willing to walk to the beat of your own drum, we hope you’ll go for it! 

Flowers in your hair are the last suggestion we have. You can weave a mini bouquet into a dutch braid. Or, make your own flower crown. The flowers can be real, but they don’t have to be. As long as the accessory looks real enough, has vibrant colors, and fits your personality, you can’t go wrong. Bright flowers really pop when paired with dark, shiny locks. 

Express Yourself with Fun Hair Accessories

When it comes to fun hair accessories, we’ve only just scratched the surface. Because at the end of the day, is there anything that you can’t put in your hair? If you have tried all of our suggestions with no success, that means it’s time to get creative. 

Maybe you will weave a necklace into your braid. Or perhaps you will embrace the scrunchy fad! You could even make your own crown of beads, buttons, and baubles. The possibilities are endless. But whatever you do, keep being you.

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Want to Color your Hair? Read These Hair Coloring Tips First

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Today we want to share some great hair coloring tips with you. Coloring your hair is one of the best and simplest ways to show your distinct sense of style. It might also be done when you get bored or your beauty selections. Either way, it is a beauty enhancement that can be very stressful if you are not ready for maintenance after the dyeing. Despite the dyes, highlights, and single and dual-color processes, there are numerous options for getting your hair the best way you want it.

However, even before deciding on the tone you want, you still have no idea what you are getting yourself into, whether in the salon or home. For example, are you supposed to wash your hair before you dye it? Should you tell your friends and family in advance before you dye your hair? Below are some great hair coloring tips that you should definitely read.

Research

hair coloring tipsIf you are reading this article, then you are on the right track when it comes to researching the choices you make. Regardless of whether you are coloring your hair at home, it is always a good idea to do research instead of diving right into it. Getting the correct tools or the right color for your specific hair is vital.

So, if you want to color your hair at the salon, it is crucial to get the right person, preferably one that specializes in hair coloring. Ensure that the colorist you pick has the experience and check the reviews of their work.

Also, it is essential that while you do your research, you consider the kind of color change you are going for. Ask yourself if the color you pick will need any maintenance, and if it does, are you willing to do it? It is also a good idea to research the coloring technique you choose even before making an appointment with your hair colorist. For instance, it will be a great idea to know about balayage care tips if you want to have that coloring technique done to your hair.

Take it easy

Slow and sturdy wins the race. So, if your goal is to go sunnier, do your strands a favor and take things easy by using baby steps. While base colors can take your hair at least one shade lighter, professional colorists recommend that you go slower than that.  And to avoid damaging your hair and ensure you achieve the most natural and even look, go half a shade lighter every time you decide to dye your hair.

Disregard the photos on the dye box

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If you have decided to do the coloring at home, you will have to go shopping for the dye you pick. And when shopping, it is pretty normal to look at the picture on the dye box. The model on the packaging might have an excellent shade of brown; however, no one knows what color her hair was before dyeing it.

Instead of factoring the model on the box when buying a dye for your hair, it is recommended that you use the numbers and letters on the package to decide the level of color you want and the favorite tone. Regarding the shade scale of 1 to 10, 1 is darker, and ten is lighter. On the other hand, the letters show the dyes undertone; “a” means ash, “n” means neutral, and “c” means copper.

Use your complexion as a guide

According to various hair colorists, light-skinned people will look more natural when they pick lighter shades, and on the other hand, people with darker hair will look much better in a darker shade.

In addition, if you have some pink on your complexion, avoid going for warm shades; doing so will only make you look more red-faced. Also, if you have an oily skin tone, it would be a great idea to go for gold shades to make your face warm and make the skin less emerald. Finally, if you have a neutral skin tone, it is recommended that you pick either cool blond or warm shades.

Never skip the patch test

It is crucial to test a color on a tiny area of your hair before going all in. otherwise, you are bound to have a mishap. If you use an overly ashy shade, your skin will look old and drab. Besides, you will be risking a skin reaction if your skin fails to tolerate the dye chemicals. So, do a patch test by first applying the dye on a small patch of your hair, and note if the color is too dark, light, or ashy.

Start with a semi-permanent  dye before going for the permanent one

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For safe dyeing, it is always good to try a semi-permanent hair dye that will somewhat fade away every time you shampoo it. Using a semi-permanent dye will also lessen the damages and improve the natural color of your hair. It is vital to note that semi-permanent dyes don’t have the power to lighten dark hair. However, it can enhance or match the color. Besides, a semi-permanent color does not penetrate deeply into the hair and usually fades in about eight to twelve shampoos.

How healthy is your hair

Dyeing your hair can sometimes affect the health of your hair; therefore, it is advisable to assess the damage level of your hair even before booking an appointment. Is your hair going to withstand the chemicals in the dye? A good colorist can help you with that, and they will not push your hair beyond its limits. After coloring, it is advisable to utilize a hair treatment like the hydrating mask to ensure that your hair stays moisturized. Also, ensure that you add a protein mask that will assist in repairing the connections in your hair once every four washes. It is also vital to use a leave-in treatment when brushing your hair to lessen the damages.

Don’t go above to shades of your natural complexion

When you decide to color your hair at home, it is advisable to stay within two shades of your shade. This is particularly vital if you are a brunette and you want to have blonde hair color. Also, it is essential to note that dark hair will be hard to lighten; therefore, it will be a good idea to make an appointment with your colorist.

Going to the salon is essential as home hair coloring kits do not have the strong chemicals used to radically change your hair’s color. Besides, there is a good reason why hair colorists go to school, pass the tests and get a license from the respective authorities. Remember that the chemicals used to change hair color can damage your hair and scalp.

Evade color overkill

Do you frequently notice that your hair color is fading? If yes, the good news is that you do not have to color your whole head; doing that can accumulate colors, faded ends, bands of lightness and darkness, and irrelevant damages to your hair.  

All you have to do is paint the newly growing hair and perhaps, if necessary, refresh the faded edges during the last few minutes of dyeing.

Summing up

Coloring your hair can entirely change your look, or it can preserve your hair color. It is therefore essential to carefully determine the above factors even before you decide to dye your hair. And if you have chosen to color your hair, you will want to research some maintenance tips to help it last longer. Besides, coloring your hair will cost you money, so it is vital to consider all the factors before deciding.

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8 Well-Known Celebrities who Wear Wigs

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Today we want to talk about 8 well-known celebrities who wear wigs. It’s amazing how fashion has changed over the years. In years past we only thought of older women or cancer patients as people who preferred to wear a wig as a part of their daily wardrobe.  Let’s jump ahead 50 years and see how wigs are now being adorned and worn in 2021. Today, some the most well known influencers, celebrities and entertainers wear wigs and wear them in style – and fans love them.  Today we’ll share 8 well-known celebrities who wear wigs proudly at the highest echelons of fashion and style.

From XRS Beauty Lace Front Wigs to head band wigs, these celebrities wear their wigs well in from the movie camera whether the film has stopped rolling or not.

1. Katy Perry

We think it’s safe to say that Katy Perry really loves wigs.  We remember when she sported a wig back on American Idol for almost 8 weeks. She loves both long and short, cute colorful wigs to show off her beauty and fun personality. From her peacock ponytail to her retro 20s wigs, Katy looks amazing and changes her hairstyle often.

2. Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga’s nickname should be Queen of Wigs. When it comes to style and pushing the boundaries of fashion, Lady Gaga is definitely at the forefront.  Lady Gaga has been wearing wigs for over a decade as an artist and has admintted having a warehouse fill of them.  She is definitely a trend setter when it comes to wearing wigs. So much so that many online wig shops have a separate category specifically for Lady Gaga styled wigs.

3. Gwen Stefani

Gwen has always been as eccentric with her hair as she has been with her music. This California girl has rocked everything from cornrows to curly blonde extensions. Yes after she led her band No Doubt to hit single after hit single, Gwen decided to launch her own fashion company call LAMB which represents her bold style and stamp on Hollywood, entertainment and of course fashion.  She can often been seen rocking an all blonde wig at major music events including music awards shows. Like lady Gaga, many online wig shops also have a Gwen Stefani category and they are usually a blonde wavy lace front which looks amazing.

4. Beyoncé

Most of you probably didn’t know this but Beyonce was once a part of one of the best selling girls group of all time. Back in the late 1990s, she was the lead singer of Destiny’s Child.

All of the glamour and fame from being one of the most recognized singer in the world naturally connected Beyonce with fashion and style. You can usually find her wearing fancy (and super expensive) dresses, amazing make up and lavish heels. Sometimes she wears her beautiful natural hair in curls and sometimes she loves to show off her incredible wig collection with a variety of colors and hairstyles.

5. Zendaya

It’s definitely safe to say that Zendaya has a fierce and fearless fashion style that has no limits. At such a young age Zendaya has almost done it all from modeling and dancing to singing and acting. Along the way she became enamored with fashion, style and yes wigs and extensions. In a recent interview Zendaya explains the difference between extensions, weaves and wigs. She was asked how does she manage to wear so many different hairstyles and weave hair color without causing any damage to her hair? Her answer: The lace-front wig.

 “When it comes to full-coverage and natural-looking makeup, those are the best. Tape and adhesive can be used to apply them. She explains, “I wear them when I want a completely new look.”

6. Khloe Kardashian

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No one rocks a wig better than Khloe Kardashian. Back in 2019, you could find Khloe rocking a curly blonde Diana Ross inspired Wig at Ross’s 75th birthday party. She loved it so much that she was still wearing the wig the next morning. What’s more amazing is that Khloe has her own “weave closet” where she can sport any wig or extension that she fancies at anytime. With over 50 shades of blonde extensions, Khloe’s weave closet is one of a kind.

7. Jennifer Lopez

We all know and love Jennifer Lopez from all of her past pop songs we danced to in the early 2000’s.  We also realized that she was a great actor to. She’s played several charismatic roles on several block busters including The Wedding Planner and Selena. She is one of Hollywood’s most beloved stars as she can sing, dance and act. She is also a true fashion trendsetter who also has her own clothing line. It shouldn’t come as no surprise that she is also a well-know celebrity who regularly wears wigs. So much in fact that she has her own “Wig Room” just like Khloe. How awesome is that?

8. Cardi B

We all know Cardi B as one of the worlds most popular entertainers. This female rapper has had most number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Did you also know that Cardi B loves wigs. She loves wigs so much that Allure dedicated an entire page for Cardi B’s most iconic wigs. From bright rainbow colored wigs to elegant long black wigs, Cardi B is in a class of her own when it comes to showcasing her collection of wigs.

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Wearing Your First Wig: 6 Important Tips

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Today, we want to discuss wearing your first wig and 6 important tips. Wearers can expect a diverse selection of single or combined base materials and hair in a variety of blended or highlighted shades. The question becomes, how do the maintenance and longevity of these authentic hair pieces compare to the more traditional ones that have been available up until now? Human hair wigs will last significantly longer than synthetic wigs if they are correctly cared for. It is reasonable to expect that this type of wig will be more expensive than synthetic ready-to-wear wigs in general. According to the manufacturer, natural human hair wigs can cost up to three times as much as synthetic wigs.

As a result, you must take the best possible care of your human hair wig. When wearing your wig, we recommend following the following procedures: Wear natural fibers against your wig. It is a little-known fact that acrylic fibers can fray easily when subjected to friction or rubbing, especially when the fibers rub against artificial fibers. If you wear a long wig – or if you tend to cover your hair regularly – always choose natural fibers such as cotton or silk for your top, scarf, or hood, among other things, to protect your hair and prevent it from splitting or flaring.

Never sleep in your wig

wearing your first wigEven though the quality of wig manufacturing has improved significantly in recent years. No wig is strong enough to withstand constant wear and tear, which is precisely what happens when you sleep in your wig. Wearing your wig overnight will likely put too much strain on the hair fibers, causing them to tear more easily – keep in mind that, unlike a natural head of hair, the strands cannot be replaced.

Protect your wig from extreme heat or cold weather conditions. A good rule of thumb is to treat your hair the same way you would treat your skin. If possible, cover your wig with a wide-brimmed hat or scarf that reflects light to keep it from becoming overheated in the sun. Remember to protect your hair if you are in extremely cold or rainy weather. Natural fibers such as cotton and silk headscarves or a hood are ideal for this purpose.

Use wig shampoo and conditioner

Always use wig shampoo and conditioner that has been specially formulated. Many experienced wig specialists will tell you that it is critical always to use wig shampoo and conditioner that has been specially developed. For a good reason, this is the situation! The alcohol content of ‘typical’ everyday, off-the-shelf products is high, and this can cause acrylic fibers to be destroyed. Make use of wig products designed specifically for wigs to help extend the life of your wig.

Never wring your wig dry After washing your wig

wearing your first wigIt can be tempting to get it dry and back into shape as quickly as possible. This is not a good idea. If you have natural hair, your first instinct might be to twist or wring it out of the way to remove excess moisture. Unfortunately, this is a standard method of accidentally pulling strands out of the wig base and causing the hair to be destroyed. Using a cotton towel, pat your wig dry and remove any excess moisture before gently shaking it back into its original style or shape and allowing it to dry naturally on a wig stand.

Make use of a reconstructor spray.

There are various aftercare products available for hairpieces, systems, and ladies wigs, among other things. A reconstructor spray is a type of aftercare product that is very popular because it adds moisture to an acrylic fiber wig while also allowing the hair to move gently and naturally. It’s important to remember that wigs cannot retain water, so a special reconstructor spray is used to artificially achieve this – which will help extend the life of your wig.

Never use hot water on a wig.

Never use hot water on a human hair wig because, while it will not affect the hair itself, it may cause damage to the base material or cause the wig to become unnaturally curly. Water that is only slightly warm will suffice. Cleaning products that contain color-stripping properties (such as those found in medicated shampoos) should be avoided at all costs. Select a product that is free of parabens, such as a specialty shampoo or a hair product. Turn the wig inside out and leave it to soak in the shampoo for five to ten minutes, depending on how long you have. It is important not to rub or scrub it as you would normal hair, as this could result in the loss of valuable strands. Gently rinse your hair and apply a conditioner if you want. When drying the wig will assist in preventing tangles.

Carefully squeeze out any excess water and pat dry your human hair wig with a towel to ensure it is scorched. For best results, dry the hair on a more relaxed setting using a blow dryer while it’s resting on a wig block or head (which will also help to restore the wig’s original base shape).

Use a wide-tooth comb

wearing your first wigFinally, once the hair has been wholly or partially dried, use a wide-tooth comb to remove any remaining tangles from the hair gently. It is recommended that you use specialist styling products – we frequently recommend Trendco products if you require a recommendation, but there are other brand options.

Purchasing a human hair wig is a significant investment, but we are confident that it will be one of the best decisions you will ever make in your life. When cared for properly, a human hair wig can be an effective and natural-looking solution to hair loss – not to mention the countless styling options available to you.

Artificial and machine-made wigs are the following type of wigs on the list to be discussed. The wig’s cap is created by sewing tufts of synthetic fibers together, and the base is formed by sewing tufts of synthetic fibers together. A skin-like material has been added to the crown, top, and front part of the wig to enhance the natural appearance. As a result of using synthetic fibers, the style will last for a lifetime. Following the manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines will help give your wigs more life and make them last longer.

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5 Tips for Preserving Hair Color

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Whether you spend a lot of money at a salon or use drugstore box dye, we all want our locks to look fresh and vibrant for as long as possible. Here are 5 tips for preserving hair color. 

 

1. Don’t Wash Everyday 

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It may seem obvious, but water and shampoo are the two main components that make your hair dye fade down the drain. Deep cleansing and anti dandruff shampoos tend to be the main culprits, and should be avoided if you want your color to last. Many experts recommend that washing your hair only once a week is optimal. Although avoiding washing may be more difficult for people with naturally oilier hair, dry shampoo is always your best friend. It’s also important to remember to wait at least 24 hours after dyeing your hair to wash it.

 

2. Use a Color Protectant or Color Deposit Shampoo and Conditioner

Color protectant shampoos work by being gentler, with protective ingredients that coat the hair and prevent color from escaping the follicle. Amika Vault Color-Lock comes with UV filters and antioxidants that make sure your color stays popping. Color deposit shampoos work how they sound, by depositing the pigment directly back into your hair. This is especially useful for blondes who want to avoid looking brassy. OverTone Haircare comes with a color deposit line with options for a wide range of shades.

 

3. Use Cold Water

Hot water opens up the hair follicles more than cold water, and allows for more color bleeding, while cold water keeps the follicles tight and closed. This is especially essential for redheads, whose color fades the fastest. Although it may seem unpleasant, it’s worth it in the long run.

 

4. Limit Your Sun Exposure 

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The more time you spend in the sun, the quicker your hair color will fade. This is because the UV rays break down the chemicals bonds within the dye. If being in the sun for extended periods of time is unavoidable, make sure to cover your hair with a large hat or umbrella. Surprisingly, there are also SPF products that can be applied to the hair and scalp, such as the Aveda Sun Care Protective Hair Veil.

 

5. Avoid Heat Styling

The hotter the temperature, the quicker the color will fade. If you’re married to your blow dryer, curling iron, or straightener and can’t seem to part with them, make sure to use the lowest heat setting possible and utilize a heat protectant spray that will coat the particles and help prevent the color from escaping.  The Pureology Color Fanatic Multi-Tasking Leave in Spray is optimal for colored hair. 

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5 Great Products For Naturally Curly Hair

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Although bone-straight hair was all the rage in the 2000s and 2010s, curls are finally starting to make a comeback. Since many of us have been grabbing our straighteners or swearing by keratin treatments for years, we’ve often got to the point where we’ve forgotten what our natural do even looks like. This means many of us are completely lost when it comes to managing our naturally wavy or coily locks when we finally let our follicles breathe and be themselves. Fortunately, there are many items on the market that will help your hair maintain a healthy, bouncy look. Here are 5 Great Products for Naturally Curly Hair.

1. Briogeo – Curl Charisma Rice Amino + Avocado Hydrating Shampoo 

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With all natural vegan ingredients, this sulfate free shampoo/conditioner set restores much needed moisture within curls by nourishing their essential oils. It also enhances shine and eliminates frizz without sacrificing the curl’s definition and bounce. Although the brand is on the high-end side price wise, the expense will prove to be worth it considering the amount of product. The purchase also won’t have to be made very often, especially since the vast majority of curly hair owners aren’t supposed to be reaching for their shampoo every day.

2. Drybar – The Bouncer Diffuser

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Although air drying is optimal when it comes to minimizing heat damage that dries up curls, if blow drying cannot be avoided, then make sure to use a diffuser. These gadgets are designed to redirect airflow to disperse over the entirety of your hair, reducing heat damage, while its spiky design allows ringlets to maintain their shape. The Drybar Bouncer Diffuser is unique because it is known to work quickly while still being gentle on your hair, and attaches to most blow dryers.

 

3. Denman Brush -D3 Original Styler, 7 Row

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Many curl aficionados have been warned against the dangers of brushes, especially paddle brushes when it comes to their locks due to the breakage, and the often ridiculously volumized poofball mess it can create with its texture. However, there is one brush on the market that is specifically designed for curly hair. Meant to be used as a definer instead of a de-tangler, the Denman brush works best on wet hair. Make sure to section your hair and brush it downward from the root, and remember, scrunching is your best friend!

4. Redken – Curvaceous Full Swirl Curly & Wavy Hair Cream Serum

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All curly hair owners know what it’s like to love their texture after initially air drying, but struggle to figure out what to do when their locks become depleted and crimped on the third or fourth day. This can prove especially difficult considering most products geared towards curls are to be applied on damp hair only. However, this serum is perfect for touch ups on dry hair throughout the week, making your style look as fresh as it was on day one. 

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Cost Effective Ways to Keep Your Hair Looking Healthy

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Today we want to share some cost effective ways to keep your hair looking healthy. If you want your hair to keep its shine, luster, and beauty, perhaps it’s high time you sought new, effective ways to style your hair. Your type of hair has a lot to do with how you care for it. Rather than spending your hard-earned money on expensive products without getting the best results, you can follow these four simple tips to make sure your hair maintains its beauty.

  • Avoid hot water, and use gourd juice

effective ways to keep your hair looking healthyHot showers are inevitable in colder seasons. Unfortunately, the risks of hot water drying your hair and stripping off its protective oils are something you may want to avoid. If you must take a hot shower, set a slightly warmer temperature than your average body temperature. Apply bottle gourd juice to your hair for 30 minutes before washing it off. This simple beauty hack can make your hair look superb without draining your wallet.

Want to get stronger hair? Try using almond oil to DIY-treat your stubborn hair. Pour the almond oil into a pan, heat it for roughly 40 seconds, and gently spread it over your hair. When you leave the oil for half an hour before rinsing with your regular shampoo together with cold water, your hair should get better strength-wise.

  • Use a Standalone Conditioner Daily

It’s always better to follow your shampoo with a hair conditioner and not the reverse. Try to use your conditioner as a rinsing agent on days you don’t apply shampoo while ensuring that you keep your hair buoyant, responsive, and tamable.

There is nothing wrong with shampooing in between a few days’ interval and conditioning daily. You may also want to invest in a nutrient-dense conditioner that contains vitamins A, B, C, and E and amino acids. These will keep your hair well-hydrated, healthy, and strong. A nutrient-dense conditioner facilitates shine and prevents dandruff.

  • Get a blow dryer

effective ways to keep your hair looking healthyFor a professional locked-in style, you will need to consider packing heat into your regimen. Getting a blow dryer will allow you to activate and set your styling products, keeping your hair in good shape throughout the day. This should work well when you blow-dry your hair with a strong-hold gel. While not all hair products require a blow dryer, it’s one of the easiest ways to maintain attractive-looking hair every day. Note that too much heat can be damaging to your hair. So find products that can get the job done without compromising your strands.

Even with a low budget, you can get a high-quality blow dryer to style your hair like a pro. Just be sure to learn how to wield your dryer effectively for better results. You may want to explore innovative hair styling tools offered by brands such as InStyler. Irrespective of the nature of your hair, InStyler knows exactly what products you need to create professional-looking results instantly.

Due to technological advancements, there are many products on the market that do not damage your hair. So you should not find it challenging keeping your hair in top-notch shape for a long time.

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What’s the Best Shampoo for my Hair Type?

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Have you ever wondered what is the best shampoo for my hair type? There are several different types of hair and knowing your hair type will help to ensure you choose the right shampoo for your personal circumstances. You should be aware that while generalizations can be made, your choice of shampoo is unique to you. It’s the product that makes your hair look and feels good that you should be using and choosing.

Of course, choosing something from a natural range, like these purple shampoo products, can help to ensure you get the best shampoo for your hair type.

Know Your Hair Type

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It’s essential that you know your hair type. While the right product is different for everyone, knowing your hair type will allow you to narrow down the search for the perfect shampoo. In fact, it’s more important to note what type of scalp you have as this is where the shampoo goes.

Dry scalps need shampoos that are good at adding moisture to your hair and scalp. These are generally shampoos rich in proteins. Your hair is mainly protein and increasing the protein content will help it to repair itself, while ensuring it looks and feels healthy.

Of course, if you have an oily scalp you’ll want a shampoo that removes some of the oil. Too much oil makes your hair look greasy. But, not enough oil stops your hair from retaining moisture, making it dry. An oily scalp needs to be dried, but the amount your shampoo dries it depends on how oily it is. You need volumizing and strengthening shampoos, not moisturizing ones.

Trial & Error

You should be prepared for some trial and error on your search for the best shampoo. That means investing in the products that you think will be good for your hair and testing them for a couple of weeks. It does take time for a good product to improve the feel of your hair, give each product a chance to take effect.

Ask Family & Friends

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You can ask your family and friends what shampoo they used. This is particularly relevant if you have a friend who has amazing hair. The products they use may not be the best for your hair but it is worth finding out. After all, your friend may simply recommend a product range and you can choose a product from the range, not necessarily the exact same shampoo as they use.

Check Reputations

You can take a look online to see the reputation of a particular shampoo manufacturer. Don’t be fooled because they are a big name in the fashion industry. Even the biggest names in the business can get a product wrong. That’s why you should always look on social media and online forums. You’ll find honest opinions regarding the shampoo and its effect on their hair. It can help you to make the right decision.

Final Thought

It s possible to use two shampoos on your hair, allowing you to target dry tips and oily scalp. Again, you’ll have to do some trial and error to find the right combination.

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7 Expert Hair Tips for Men for 2021

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Today we want to share 7 expert hair tips for men for 2021. Every man desires voluminous and well-nourished healthy hair but very few are getting it. This is despite their commitment. More often than not, what’s messing most men’s hair goals are simple mistakes that most men don’t notice. 

It can be as simple as poor nutrition, daily stress, or poof choice of chemicals. Here are simple tips and tricks that will get you better results. 

Expert Hair Tips for Men to Grow Better Hair

  • Invest in the Right Products and Shaving Gear

Expert Hair Tips for MenIf you want to achieve your hair goals, take time and learn about hair growth. Start with hair nutrition to understand what your hair needs. Understand the different proteins, vitamins, and nutrients and how they facilitate hair growth.

Don’t use old-school products and expect good results. You are only going to end up with hair that is shiny and falls flat. Don’t just shop any product you see your friend or favorite celeb recommending.  It’s not going to work. Also, understand the different hair styles for your hair. 

Also start investing in a grooming kit to start styling your hair at home. The best starting point is investing in a clipper. If you haven’t bought one see this best clippers for fades guide on how to pick the best clipper for fades, one of the easiest and low maintenance hairstyles for men. 

  • Use Less Shampoo 

Expert Hair Tips for MenYour hair growth problems maybe because of using too much shampoo, which is something a lot of men do. Shampoo strips off natural oils from the hair and scalp. This is very important for men who have a dry scalp. 

Skipping shampoo gives you real results and you’ll notice your scalp is less itchy within days. Instead of using shampoo every day, use plain water and conditioner. 

Now, if you are wondering how to style second-day hair without a fresh wash, dry shampoo is a good choice over regular shampoo.

Still don’t rub shampoo into your hair, massage it in your scalp instead. 

  • Take a Picture to your Stylist 

The only way you’ll get what you want is if you have a picture of the style you have in mind. No amount of explaining will give your stylist a clear picture of what you want. Always show your stylist a photo of what you want. It will make it easier for both of you. 

I’m talking of a stylist, not a regular barber. Stylists do more than cutting your hair. They also give you sane advice on the products that suit your hair. 

And, timing is everything. Mornings and evenings when your stylist is not busy will get you better results than midday. Celebrity hairstylist Michael Douglas advises men to choose a stylist based on how well they perform simple trims. 

  • Protect your Hair from Heat

Expert Hair Tips for MenHeated hairstyles are not going anywhere, but we know that excess heat will damage your hair. You can either use the blow dryer a few inches from your hair, on the lowest setting or use a heat protectant. 

Heat protection spray is a must-have if you want healthy hair. It gives you sleek and shiny hair by enhancing the products you use on your hair. 

  • Don’t Rub Hair with a Towel

What if what is messing is your hair is a simple thing like rubbing your hair using a towel especially when wet. Rubbing your hair with a towel creates split ends that damage your hair. Instead, go for a t-shirt or soft microfiber towel. Even then, pat dry your hair to reduce frizz and prevent excessive drying out of hair.

  • Start Going Natural

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If chemical products are not working for you, it’s time to try traditional hair treatment methods. This can be as simple as using eggs as a hair conditioner. 

It sounds absurd but trust me, the results are worth the effort. This technique has been used for centuries and it’s time you cashed in on the benefits of egg conditioner. If you have dull, damaged hair, the protein in an egg yolk nourishes the hair from the roots. You also get a wide array of minerals and vitamins. 

Simply apply a raw egg directly to your hair and let sit for a few minutes before washing off. It’s not just eggs, try aloe vera. yogurt, honey, coconut, and banana. 

  • Reduce Exposure to Salt and Chlorine water 

Salt and chlorine have adverse effects on hair. Salt leaves your hair dry and makes it difficult to style. Hairstylists recommend using a clarifying shampoo to get out any salt that clings to wet hair after swimming. A clarifying shampoo also removes product buildup.

On the other hand, chlorine sucks natural oils from your hair and can change the natural color of your hair. It is advisable to use a leave-in conditioner before entering the pool.

Conclusion 

That’s it, guys! 2021 is the year to realize trendy hair goals. These expert hair tips for men will help give your hair TLC rather than winging it with trial and error. 

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How to Make Your Hair Look Perfect in a Selfie

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Today we want to share some great tips on how to make your hair look perfect. Picture this- you just left the hair salon, looking great and feeling better than ever. The only thing that could make the day even better is knowing that a killer selfie came out of it. 

You whip your phone out, but when you take a photo, it just doesn’t look nice. You know that you look absolutely gorgeous, but it’s just not showing in the photo. All that excitement leaves you like the air leaves a deflated balloon. 

Don’t abandon hope just yet though. You’re at the right place for some incredible hair selfie tips.  

Use Editing Apps 

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Okay, you might call us evil for this but there’s nothing wrong with a tiny bit of editing. All you have to do is wave the magic wand (or swipe with your finger) to make those pesky flyaway hairs vanish. 

Or maybe a little change is in order. You can change hair color on the photo using editing apps, add some subtle highlights, smoothen it out, and much more. You’ll still look like you did in the original selfie, just a bit more put together. 

Now your hair looks like you know it does in real life- it’s just that pesky camera that needs some reigning in. 

No Messy Backgrounds 

You and your hair are the stars of this photo, so shove everything else to the side. If a dramatic table swipe isn’t an option, maybe move to a different corner of the house. A white wall or neat background (with a well-made bed and uncluttered surfaces) works best. There are even ways you can edit your background to look better.

Sure, you want people pausing at your photo to admire it- and drop alike- but not because they got distracted by all the outfits in your cupboard and want to figure out if they have the same top or not! 

Style Your Hair a Little 

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Your hair needs to look its best, so it should go without saying that a simple hairdo will help. We’re not asking you to bust out the flat irons for a bedhead selfie, but a hairpin or two at the right place would make sure it stays in place while you play around with poses and angles. 

Oh yeah, did we mention that those are important too? More on that coming! 

Trial and Error 

No one ever got anything right on the first try. If you want that perfect picture, you best believe that there will be a dozen bad selfies behind it. The best thing is that no one will have to know about them, but they’ll sure be left to admire your handiwork when you post the perfect one out of the batch! 

Play around with angles and poses, with lighting and even different filters and camera modes. Try changing the background colors and moving things around a bit to see what fits. But most of all, remember that it’s really all about your hair. 

As long as you keep in mind what you want to show the world, you’ll be fine. 

Bare Your Shoulders 

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It might be surprising to hear but bare shoulders help bring attention to your face- and your hair. You don’t want people being distracted by your outfit when you’re trying to show off your hair, so go for a tank top or a shirt with a wide neckline for those hair selfies. 

The same applies to jewelry. Necklaces or bold bracelets in the shot will only drive attention away from your hair. And we don’t want that do we? 

Natural Light 

It’s a well-known fact that natural light in your selfies makes them look way better. Harsh office lighting or indoor bulbs are great for some effects, but not so much when you want to look natural, flawless, and effortless. 

Try finding a window and taking your pictures during the day. Not only will it help your hair look fabulous, but it’ll also help your skin look smooth and glowing too. 

In the end, the best thing to do to make your hair look good is to remember that they’re the star here. Remember, it’s all about the hair! 

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Postpartum Hair Loss: What You Can Do to Beat It

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Today we want to discuss postpartum hair loss and what you can do to beat it. At some point during their pregnancy, most pregnant women discover that their hair is thicker than ever. However, what often follows this period is postpartum hair loss. It usually starts roughly three months after pregnancy.

When large clumps of your hair start falling out after giving birth, you are also probably dealing with this problem. In such a case, do not panic! Instead of putting your Joewell scissors to use and cutting your hair, try to reach a better understanding of your situation.

We are here to help you! In this article, you can find a short explanation of what postpartum hair loss is and how you can deal with it. Let’s get started.

What Is Postpartum Hair Loss?

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First of all, you need to know that it is perfectly normal to suffer from hair loss after childbirth. The leading causes of this phenomenon are hormonal imbalance in your organism and the hair growth cycle.

Every hair strand goes through three phases: the growing phase (anagen), the transition phase (catagen), and the resting phase (telogen). After they are complete, the hair strand ends its life cycle, and the whole process repeats itself.

While you are pregnant, your estrogen levels are changing. At first, they spike up, affecting the growing phase (anagen) and leading to your hair growing thicker and longer.

However, after your estrogen levels go back to normal, it affects the resting phase (telogen) of the hair cycle and increases hair fall. The medical term for this occurrence is “telogen effluvium,” but it is widely known as postpartum hair loss.

How Can You Deal With Postpartum Hair Loss?

Although postpartum hair loss is a natural and temporary condition, you might not want to wait idly while your hair is shedding more than usual. After all, all women like to have beautiful hair. With this in mind, here is a list of different methods you can try to reduce your hair loss:

Eat Healthier

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Leaving processed foods behind might not only be good for your gut but also your hair follicles. After all, what we eat is a crucial part of our lifestyle. Try to consume more vitamin E and vitamin C. Additionally, remember that fruits and vegetables should be your best friends!

Moreover, after consulting your doctor, you can add to your diet various supplements. They will provide your hair with vitamins, iron, and other nutrients necessary for their health and growth.

Reduce Your Stress Levels

After your pregnancy, you might be tackled with many responsibilities. Naturally, these circumstances may lead to more stressful situations. However, do not let them take all joy out of your life!

After giving birth, try to find some time for yourself. Do not be afraid to book a visit to your local massage parlor and relax for a while! After all, you deserve some me-time after delivering the baby.

Get Oil Massages

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A good oil scalp massage may not only help you tackle your excessive hair loss but also can help you relax. It is an excellent method to stop your post-pregnancy hair fall and positively modify your hair care routine.

After such a treatment, you will bring some blood circulation to your scalp boosting your hair growth. Additionally, a castor or almond oil will keep your current hair healthy and more durable.

Switch Up Your Hair Products

Having healthy hair largely depends on the quality of hair products that you use. For example, have you ever considered if the hair masks you use are right for your type of hair? Moreover, think if your shampoo and conditioner are not stripping your hair of much-needed moisture. Instead of keeping things as is, go for a gentler shampoo fortified with biotin!

Alternatively, consider keeping your natural hair for a while. Perhaps leaving all the harsh sprays and gels is the best way to combat your postpartum hair loss?

Remember that if you are not sure whether you are using the right shampoo, you can consult a dermatologist! After that, make all the necessary changes, and your hair shedding should become minimal.

The Bottom Line

Now you know what you can do to beat postpartum hair loss! Remember that it is a natural process connected with the hair cycle, so do not panic when three months after your pregnancy, you notice an increase in your hair fall.

Nonetheless, many new moms learned to cope with this problem on their own terms. By using our tips, you can join them! Take good care of your hair and body by trying a healthy diet! Additionally, make sure to find some much-needed time to relax. This way, you will feel well-rested and ready to face new challenges.

Eat enough vitamins, switch your shampoo for a gentler one, and everything should be well. Good luck!

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Why Choose the Clip in Hair Extension?

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Why Choose the clip in hair extension. Hair styling with extensions has been revolutionized in the past few years and honestly, clip in hair is one of the best options to get any type of hairstyle in a matter of a few seconds. Hair extensions with the clip in extensions is ideal for men, women, and even children as they don’t cause any harm to the natural hair by using chemicals or adhesives. Try the high-quality Remy clip in hair extensions for outstanding and unique hairstyling in a matter of seconds and enhance your corporate meet or party look without going to a salon.

What is clip in hair extensions?clip in hair extensions

Clip in hair extensions are strands of different types of artificial and real hair clip in extensions attached with a clip which are easily attachable with the natural hair of users.

If you are not one of those people who are afraid of highlighting your hair with chemically natural hair colors or choose permanent perm or straightening to comb your hair, then buying a pair of hair extension clips can solve your problem.

Rather than visiting any hairstyling expert or a salon, you can try diverse DIY techniques to fix the clip ins with your natural hair and try various hair styles daily.

You can say the clip in human hair real hair clip in extensions are the most sought after and zero harmful way of styling hair daily withstanding any gender and age barriers.

Why clip in hair extensions is worth using?

  • Step 1: The service life of the clip in the hair extension

By choosing to shop for the best quality clip-ins such as Remy clip in hair extensions, the service life of the hair extension clip-ins are guaranteed. When you’re investing your hard-earned money, choose the best quality natural hair clip ins manufactured by Remy for longer use.

Manhandling of the clip ins can break them. So, make sure, you know the use of fixing those clip ins with your natural hair and preserve them in a box.

  • Step 2: The advantages of clip in hair extensionsclip in hair extensions

Hairstyling with clip in human hair real hair clip in extensions is loved by most fashionistas these days for the incredible and myriad advantages the clip in hair extensions ensure.

  • Affordable

Going to a salon for hair styling is an expensive endeavor. However, for daily styling hair, it is useful to use the clips in the hair extension. Without using any chemicals, you can connect any kind of hair extension to your natural hair, whether it is making a bun for formal styling or providing a stylish hairstyle for an evening party.

  • Time-saving

By using different types of clip in extensions, saving your precious time is possible.

  • Ideal for everyone

People of all ages and gender can freely use the Remy clip on hair extensions as they ensure zero hair damage.

  • Get any style instantly

Get instant fashionable hair without an appointment with a salon stylist by using the natural hair clip-ins.

Step 3: Easy to use clip in hair extensions

Shop the best clip in hair extensions online now and enjoy the ease of decking up your dull hair with some exotic hair styling. Within a few minutes, you can get a fresh new hair style by fixing a few suitable hair extensions clip-ins with a few strands of your hair.

Therefore, without damaging your natural strands, style up with any hair color and styles like perms or curls is possible with the best quality clip in hair extensions.

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