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A Style For Each Day

July 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Sometimes I get so bored with the same hairstyle every day of the week. I see girls wearing ponytails every single day and others who straighten their hair every day too. To me that’s just boring and I need to mix it up every once in a while. That’s why I came up with a few new styles for me (and you) to sport for each day of the week. You see this kind of stuff in magazines in the hair section but these will be easy to achieve I can promise and they won’t have a billion steps that are hard to follow.

A typical hairstyle of so many people is to just straighten your hair and let it fall past your shoulders. This works every once in a while but when you want to dress your style up a bit more or maybe not as much, you can go with an easy-fixin’ style. Just know that you don’t have to wear your hair in these styles in the exact order every week; change up the order in which you wear each style.

On a Monday you might want to start the week with a great style for a great impression. This day, you could straighten your hair to show off the length. Make sure you use your heat protectant spray. I’m sure we’ve all used a hair straightener before though so style how you love to with your iron.

Tuesday can be your fun day with a flirty side pony. I tend to tie my hair back into a side ponytail and then choose pieces from the tail to curl-this way they look fresh and not smashed like they would if you’d curl before tying it all back. You can even add some fun with your bangs by pinning them back or leaving them down curled to add extra flirt.

Wednesday is hump day which means you might need a break from your technical styling. To do so, it’s as easy as showering and leaving your hair with a damp look. Each time I sport this style, it saves me about ten minutes because I just put a little product in my damp hair to give a natural wave look. Sometimes I pull my bangs back for a more put-together look or leave them down.

Thursday to me is a fancy day again so I like to go with the Snooki-inspired poof. You can curl or straighten your hair for this style but if you’re in a time crunch I recommend you straighten to make things easier. I like to curl my hair (you can use any method of curling that you like) because it can hide split ends that may be visible if I straighten. Next I make sure my part is far to the side and I backcomb the crown of my hair. Grab as much hair as you would like and pin it back behind your head about in the middle.

Friday is fun day! I love these days because I tend to go with any freestyle kind of hair ‘do that I feel like. If you’re feeling creative, don’t be afraid to try out a new style that you thought of on your own! My favorite style to do on Friday’s is to reuse my curls from Thursday and sport a spunky high ponytail to reflect the spunkiness that Friday’s represent.

These are some of the easiest styles you can ever do with your hair and don’t take much time either. The weekends are yours to come up with creative styles or reuse any of the styles from the week. Just always remember to use plenty of protectant spray if you’re going to use your hair straightener and always be cautious if you’re going to tease the hair also.

Resolve To Have Style In 2009!

January 6, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

So it’s a new year, and if you’re like most people, you probably have a New Years resolution or two. And if you are like most people, you may have already broken those resolutions by now, the first week of January. So why not make a resolution that you can actually keep? Make the New Years resolution that you are going to pay more attention to your style and give your hair the treatment that it deserves.

Too many people take their hair for granted. Giving it a quick brush in the morning, or throwing it up in a pony tail. But your hair can be so much more, and it should be. So why not utilize your hair to its full potential and use it to really show off your style. Your hair is actually an extension of yourself, and with a little bit of care and the right hair styling tools, you will easily be able to create whatever styles reflect your personality.

The first thing you need to do is to be sure that your hair is in optimal condition. And if you’ve been neglecting your hair for awhile, you may need a little bit of work in this area. The first step would be to visit a hair stylist for a trim and a little shaping. Tell them what you are trying to achieve and a good stylist will be able to create that for you. And if you don’t know what you want to achieve with your hair, simply let them know a little bit about your personality and your lifestyle and let them take it from there.

Once your hair has been trimmed and you’re ready to go, you will need to invest in a good hair straightener. The hair straightener is the way to go if you are new to hair styling because you don’t need a full drawer of styling implements to get started. This one hair iron should do the trick.

If your hair is curly or has a natural wave, you can use the hair iron to straighten it for a complete new look. But don’t stop there. You can also use the hair straightener to create flips and tucks with the ends of your hair, giving it a bit of style and pizzazz.

If you already have straight hair, use the hair straightener to add curls and waves to your hair giving it volume. Yes, you can curl your hair with a hair straightener!

It is important however when you are choosing a hair straightener to choose one that is going to treat your hair well. Because what’s the point trying to achieve beautiful styles when you’re just causing damage to your hair? And if you don’t pick the right hair straightener, that’s exactly what you will be doing. Look for a hair iron with tourmaline. Tourmaline works by infusing your hair with negative ions that actually seal the hair cuticle locking in natural oils and moisture so your hair looks and feels healthier and shiner than ever before.

You should also look for a ceramic plate hair straighter, or a titanium plate hair straighter because these plate types are the best for your hair providing you with the proper heat distribution, without snagging or pulling your hair.

So this year, make a New Years resolution that you will actually keep and invest some time and effort into your own personal style.

Give It To Me Straight! Do I Need a Hair Iron?

October 8, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Do I really need a hair straightener? I mean, what do I really need one for?

These are common questions for those who have never experienced the benefits of a hair straightener. In fact, I heard these exact comments from a friend the other day who was simply not convinced that investing in a hair straightener was worthwhile. If you are struggling with the same questions, I’ll tell you the same things that I told her.

When it comes to looking your best, a hair straightener is one of the most efficient tools that you can have. Hair straightening irons are not only for the ladies with extremely curly hair that want a straight look. Not at all! This particular friend of mine has hair that is definitely not curly, but it does have a natural wave in it. Most of the time it looks a little messy because it’s neither straight nor curly.

 

Unless you were born with perfectly straight hair, a hair straightening iron is essential for achieving a beautiful sleek look. If you have hair like my friend’s, an iron will smooth out any kinks, or puffy spots to give you amazingly straight, gorgeous hair.

But what if I have extremely naturally curly hair? Will a hair straightener be able to tame my curls?

Absolutely! Many ladies with very naturally curly hair became discouraged with early models of hair straighteners because they simply weren’t strong enough, to straighten out their curls. They would have to go over and over their hair, damaging it in the process in order to get the look they wanted. Not anymore! Technology has changed and now there are a number of hair straighteners on the market that will tackle even the tightest curls and not only straighten the hair, but leave it looking healthy and amazing instead of damaged and frizzy.

When you’re looking for a straightener, choose one with titanium or ceramic plates and for even more effective straightening power, look for tourmaline technology which actually dries the hair from the inside out and produces a negative ion charge that closes the hair shaft, sealing in moisture to make it look and feel extremely healthy. No more frizzies!

But wearing my hair straight everyday might get boring. Is there anything else a hair straightener is good for?

Of course! Most women like to change up their style every once in a while, and you need a tool that will allow you to be versatile. A hair straightening iron can be that tool for you. You may think just by the name straightener that the only thing a hair iron is good for is straightening your hair. However, you can also create flips in your hair and even curls and waves all with the same tool. With a little practice, you create many different looks all with the same tool.

Well I have straight hair already, so I don’t need a hair straightener.

I beg to differ. Besides creating different styles with one tool, even if you have naturally straight hair, a straightener is still a very beneficial tool. The new technology that utilizes tourmaline which is a naturally occurring mineral actually helps to make your hair healthier. Tourmaline responds to heat by becoming electrically charged and emitting negatively charged ions. These negative ions smooth your hair, by closing the hair shaft. Eliminating breakage, split ends and dry frizzy looking hair. Your hair will look healthier than ever before!

It doesn’t matter what your hair type is, you can benefit from the investment in a quality hair straightener and achieve beautiful, healthy looking hair!

How to Style Hair – Quick & Easy Hair

May 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Some of us are very busy, we don’t have the time to wash, dry and style without getting up at 5am to get to work by 9am. Here are some easy hair styling tips to let you sleep in a little longer.

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Apply styling foam and blow dry with a round brush. Appy a small amount of hair wax and use fingers to style.

It’s the short female business do and is popular with very dominant women. It’s a short hairstyle that shows the world you are a female and are in control.

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Apply styling foam, blow dry for a few minutes leaving the hair still damp. Apply hair wax and style using fingers, twisting and styling however you like. This is also an easy hair style to wear without the blowdrying.

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Apply mousse for waves and blowdry upside down scrunching your hair while drying it. Flip your head up and spray with a setting spray.

Perms are out, but one trend that is the hottest in salons is salt spraying. Don’t wash the hair everyday as dirty hair is easier to manage. Get the hair damp and use salt water in a spray to bring out the wavy curls. Since most hair has some sort of natural wave, the sea salt will bring this out and magnify it. Easy hair is all in what you feel comfortable with.If you do have time use a hair straightener, the temperatures do get hot enough to ensure a quick styling.

Till next time Good Luck

niki

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