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Cosmetology, Hair

Spring Hair Trend | Out of Water

As part of my job, I often peruse the internet for upcoming trends. With spring approaching, I was doing just that – perusing for spring 2015 hair trends. Per usual, I discovered beautiful looks that I only wish my thin, stringy hair could perform. Bombshell boho waves, big buns (I like big buns, I cannot lie, anyone?), braids, twists, long luxurious ponytails.  Then, by happenstance, I came across a style I could do! You’d think I would be super excited, right? Here’s something trendy, that my previously mentioned disappointing hair could do. Win!

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Hair, Hair Braiding

How to Make Your Hair Extensions Look Rich

There are a few things we can do when it comes to buying hair on a budget, we all need to look good and feel good, too. So the next time you go to the beauty supply store and pick up a pack of $9.99 hair have no fear because I’m going to tell you how to make it look and feel like a million bucks.

Less is More When it Comes to Product

So many products contain ingredients that dry out the hair which can lead to a dull appearance.

Use Low to Little Heat when Styling

Try to use the low heat setting on your thermal tools to uphold the integrity of the hair. Excessive heat leads to dryness and split ends, and in some cases burns or scorches the hair. Anytime that you are thermal styling be sure to use a thermal guard to help protect the hair from damage.

Wrap it Up

Before going to bed or even just relaxing around the house wrap your hair, or put it in two large braids. This helps it to keep its shape and stay tangle free, keeps the natural shine, and keeps the hair smooth.

Never Go to Bed with Wet Extensions

They need to be 100% dry. Going to bed with wet extensions makes it easy for the hair to tangle.

No Excessive Brushing

Excessive brushing is damaging as well. Try to brush only as needed. Brushing the extensions puts a lot of stress on the hair and can cause split ends.

If you can follow these tips you can keep those extensions looking great!

Cosmetology, Hair

How To Make Loose Curls

Loose curls are the perfect hairstyle — you can wear them anywhere and look flawless. From the workplace, to school, to date night, beautiful loose curls are in. So I thought, why not show you how to create this beautiful, easy look? Yep, easy! You should be able to get these lovely loose curls in about 15 minutes.

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Cosmetology, Hair

DIY Maiden Braids for Thick Hair

Maiden braids are a classic style that look great dressed up or dressed down, and they’re pretty easy to complete. Win, win! For this tutorial, we wanted to show ladies with thick hair how they can easily achieve this look without their braids being too thick to cooperate.

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Cosmetology, Hair

10 Updos Perfect for Thanksgiving

The Holiday season is in full swing, Thanksgiving is this week! I love taking the time to celebrate all I have to be thankful for with my family, but let’s be honest, the holidays are stressful. You’re busy deciding who’s going to host, what to cook, how to make sure you hit every celebration etc. The last thing you want to worry about it your hair.

A cute and simple updo is just what you need to ensure your hair stays fierce through all of your Thanksgiving celebrations!

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Cosmetology, Hair

5 Must Have Products for Beautiful Winter Hair

Cooler weather can make our hair dry, lifeless and dull. Who wants that? No one. Here are a few tips to keep your hair from hibernating this winter.

When you turn the heat on in your house, it dries out the air, also drying out your hair. To bring some moisture back into your locks, wash and condition your hair with a moisturizing shampoo. Clary Color shampoo and conditioner is perfect for fine to medium hair, and  Z-11 shampoo and conditioner works great for thick and course hair.

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