If you’re anything like me, your daily goal is to get out of the house on time, and still look like you made an effort! Whether it’s clothes, makeup or hair, i’m always looking for ways to cut back on time while doubling up on style! When you have long hair (accompanied by overgrown or side swept bangs) some mornings you may be walking that fine line of embracing the chic ‘just rolled out of bed’ look or the just plain’ bed head’ look! A great way to control the overall appearance of your hair is to dress up your bangs! The style I’ll show you in this tutorial may look like it takes time, but in reality you can have your hair tamed and pulled off your face stylishly in under five minutes! So grab a brush, a couple of bobby pins and get your fingers ready to master the french braided bang!
As soon as that second bobby pin is secure, you’re ready to hit the door! Voila! The great thing about this style is it looks great with any hair type! Whether you have pin straight strands or curly locks the braided detail will add a great finishing touch that will leave you looking trendy and well groomed while still allowing you to leave the house on time. What more could you ask for?
Hello everyone! Today I am back showing you all how to do the braided headband. This is a super cute spring and summer look that many celebrities wear during the season. It’s chic and steps up any outfit you wear whether it is for the beach, lazy day at home, a quick shift at your summer job, or on a cute date. And guess what? You can get this look in under just five steps and 5 minutes and you can be out the door ready for the day.
Steps 1 & 2: Brush out your nappies. Tangles are not idle for this hair tutorial and you need to have nice smooth hair so that your braid comes out not to frizzy. (You can wear this look with curly hair as long as your curls are not frizzy.) (more…)
The majority of our favorite hair trends are influenced by top celebrities. A recent trend seen on top celebrities such as Rihanna, is a style that you’ll have to be ready to commit to! While the side shave can be a little shocking, we can’t deny the edgy appeal it exudes. Love it but don’t have the guts? Well you’re in luck. There is a faux side shave braid that will give you the badass look your aiming for, without sacrificing your locks. Follow the steps below to master this edgy style!
Steps 1 & 2: Start by parting your hair to the side you want left down. The key is to give yourself a dramatic part, so at least 3/4 of your hair should be to one side. (more…)
The fishtail braid may look elaborate but—here’s a secret—it’s surprisingly easy to do! Follow these simple steps to achieve the perfect go-to on rushed mornings:
Steps 1 & 2: Start by brushing your hair—for a messier braid, opt for using your fingers, instead of a brush, to detangle hair while preserving hair’s natural texture.
Step 3: Create a ponytail with an elastic (Psst! This is the secret that makes this braid simple to do).
Step 4: Separate the pony tail into two sections. (more…)
Between contouring, highlighting, and other beauty buzzwords right now it can seem a bit confusing when it comes to cheeks! Pulling out all the stops is fun for special occasions but on a daily basis it’s nice to simplify. Here are 3 products to add to your routine to get that perfectly sculpted cheek everyday!
If you’re a beautista on the go, you know the value in keeping your beauty routine simple. In our society, not only will we pay more, but we will also put forth more effort for our makeup if it’s guaranteed to make life easier. With Urban Decay’s Naked 2 Palette, the task of transitioning your eyes from ‘day’ to ‘night’ is not only simple, but convenient as well! (more…)
The waterfall twist is a unique style that adds a little something special to your typical down hairstyle. This style is also a lot easier than most because for the majority of the time you are working with only two pieces. So follow the steps below to master this pretty, whimsical ‘do’!
Step 1. Start with tangle free hair. Start with a section of hair behind your ear and divide it into two equal pieces.
Step 2. Twist the front section over the back section.
Step 3. Grab a piece of hair from the top and place it between your two first sections. Once the new piece is laying between your twist, pull it tight and keep it out of the way. (more…)
One of the most annoying things about bangs is when they grow out. Don’t want to bother getting them trimmed anytime soon? No problem, here is a quick and simple way to get them out of your face while keeping them volumized with no braiding.
To start off clip the front sections of your hair to the back (optional) and then section off your bangs from the rest of your hair.
Step 1. Pick up a thin portion of hair from where your bangs begin (more…)
Curls can turn out looking awkward and messy if not done right. You want to keep your hair looking soft, frizz-free, with a healthy shine. For soft and touchable curls, avoid using a hairspray. It’s ok for your curls to fall out a bit during the day; it’ll give you an effortless look.
Whether you’ll be on the prowl, on a romantic date, or out to dinner with the gals, looking hot on Valentine’s Day is a must! The key is to look chic, but not overdone. Here’s how to get the sexiest makeup look, inspired by classic Valentine’s Day hues, that will have even Cupid trying to snag you as his date. The key points to this sultry look are dramatic eyes, a pop of pink on the cheeks and a red hot lip:
Red lips are the way to go this Valentine’s Day! No need to be intimidated by this bold color because there are some great daytime alternatives to this bold look. Master the look of full, classy, statement making red lips for the daytime and night this Valentine’s day.
Option 1: Natural true-red matte lip
Used: NYC Lip Stain in 498 Berry Long Time
Lipstains are transfer resistant and last longer than the traditional lipstick. This is your best option for a subtle and quick red lip look for the daytime without having the feeling of having something on your lips. These are also great for layering. You can apply a lipstain before lipstick or gloss for long lasting color and less touch ups. The downsides are that it can settle into lines if they aren’t exfoliated and moisturized and the lipstain itself be drying so apply chapstick on top to finish it off. (more…)