Et Voilá! Some lipstick and a LBD and you are red carpet ready!
Do you crave salon worthy hair? Here is a step-by-step guide to getting the best blow-out at home. You’ll need a blow dryer with a nozzle, detangler, a protective serum, a medium to large round brush (depending on how much hair you have) , styling oil and a clip.
Achieving the perfect wave can be such a simple thing with the right tool. Right? But what if you don’t have the “right” tool? Nowadays, there’s no such thing as “right” or wrong”. Here, I show you how to perfect those beachy waves with a flat iron! Make sure you pretreat your hair with a heat protector!
Long, straight hair is simple and gorgeous, but it can get boring. A great blow dry can give long locks the volume, body and shine they need to look more beautiful than ever. The key to a great blow out is practiced technique and great product. Follow the tutorial below to give your long hair a salon style blow out in a just a few easy steps.
When it comes to wanting smooth, straight hair, our first thought is usually to turn to our flat irons. But what if you could achieve glossy strands without the excessive heat? It turns out your blow dryer is more of an asset than you think. Read below to transform your frizzy hair in less than 5 steps!
Voila! You should now have soft, silky hair and all you needed was a blow dryer! Keep in mind that this technique will take longer than a flat iron, but by using a brush and blow dryer, you can achieve smooth locks without sacrificing body and volume. So say good bye to the frizz and hello to fabulous hair!
Let’s face it: summer came and went too soon, but for this next tutorial you wont need the beach to have waves in your hair. For a while, every time I seen a “beachy waves” tutorial, I’ve needed sea salt from the ocean. Personally, my hair is already dry, so when I did try the spray it made it really dry (it is salt after all). Ultimately after trials and errors I found a way of achieving this look without having to dry my hair or apply lots of chemicals. (more…)
Curly haired girl? You know how hard it can be to get that super sleek, smooth finished looked. There are a few easy tips and tricks that you can use to get the perfect sleek and straight hair from your curly and unruly hair.
Fine haired girls have the hardest time achieving volume, only because we have so much less hair to work with. However, there’s tricks and tips to beat the problem and it’s a super easy one to solve!
Before the blowout….
The flat iron is the go-to hair tool for many of us. Ideal for handling frizzy situations and when paired with the proper products, can give you pin straight locks even on the hottest summer days! What most girls don’t know is that with the right technique, your flat iron can give you bouncy curls as well! So ditch the curling iron, and follow the steps below to see how you can turn your flat iron into a one stop miracle tool! (more…)
While new hair trends are constantly popping up, sometimes the best place to look for a great hair stlye is the past! Loose vintage waves are a classic and sexy look that will never go out of style. The best part is that this look is super easy to achieve. Follow the steps below!
Step 1: Start with straight hair.
Step 2: Section off your hair starting at the bottom and working your way up.
Step 3: With a curling iron, take a section of hair and curl in/under towards you, creating a tight ringlet.
Step 4-8: Repeat step 3-9 on the rest of your hair. Curl your hair in towards you, not outwards (otherwise it will flip).
Step 9: Once all hair is in ringlets, using a brush, gently brush out all ringlets. (See final look soft brushed look at step 10)
Step 11: Take your curling iron on the ends of hair and give one final curl flipping hair in/under towards you.
Once finished, you should be left with loose vintage waves that are old school beauty icon worthy! For added glam, add a red pouty lip and you’ll feel red carpet ready!
When I think of 1-inch-curls I think of Taylor Swift. Luckily, her curls are simple to achieve, even with fine hair. I recommend using a 1-inch-curling rod to get the look. (I use the Conair Infinity Rod and it runs for $25-30 at drug stores)
2 inch curls are the perfect “beach inspired” wave. To get this look, I recommend using a curling rod because, in my opinion, it is easiest to maneuver. I use a really cute pink rod from Remington that I purchased from Target for under $30. However, any similar sized rod should do the job! Here’s how to achieve the curls. (more…)