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    Temporary Hair Color: Why Even the Color Shy Should Be Using it

    When many people think of the term “coloring their hair” they automatically think of permanent hair color and the upkeep it requires. Now I understand that some of your might not be into coloring your hair every four to six weeks to avoid roots but that’s where temporary hair color comes in. With these easy to use and commitment-free hair colors I’m going to show you why there’s no excuse not to be using them and the benefits of playing with temporary hair color. It Looks Great Let’s face it: colored hair, if done properly, just looks good. It adds shine, depth and vibrancy to Mother Nature’s otherwise blah shades…

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    Deciphering Hair Care Products: What You Need, What You Can Skip

    Been down a hair care aisle lately? Frightening, isn’t it? The endless combinations of shampoos, conditioners, gels, mousses and waxes to choose from are enough to boggle the mind. Today we’re going to tell you what products do what and teach you when to reach for pomade and when to leave it on the shelf. Mousse: Mousse is a foaming styling product whose sole purpose is to add body and control to your hair. You should be using mousse as a hair care product if you have fine or limp hair and want it to appear thicker or your hairstyle requires a lot of volumes. Curling Mousse: Provides volume and…

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    Make Home Hair Color Application Easier

    Do you color your own hair at home? If so you know that it can be difficult to apply that hair color right where you want it while keeping your other hair out of the way. I’m going to let you in on a super simple trick that makes sectioning your hair and applying your hair color a little bit easier. So what’s the trick to easier hair color application? Drum roll please! Wet your hair. Yup, sounds just too damn easy, doesn’t it? But the truth is applying your hair color to damp hair has some awesome benefits. To do it right you’ll want to simply wet your hair…

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    Creating Volume in Hairstyles for Fine Hair

    Fine hair: it’s often anything but “fine” when you’re trying to style it. Limp locks can seem like a never-ending nightmare but don’t fret here are some volume inducing tips when creating hairstyles for fine hair. Choose Your Product Wisely Because fine hair is essentially caused by thinner hair strands and/or fewer hair strands than you’d like to have fine hair is easily weighed down. This means you can’t just reach for any old hair products and expect them to treat your fine hair right. If you want to make the most out of your hairstyles for fine hair you need to start by using the right products. Use shampoos…

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    Hair Cuts for Long Hair

    When you’re wearing your hair long it can be easy to get stuck in a style rut. To break free of this we’re showcasing some hot and trendy haircuts for long hair to inspire you. Flaunt it Like Fergie We love Fergie’s style and her hair is the icing on that sassy cake. Her long hair is enhanced with layers which add shape but what makes this style so loveable is the big, flipped back curls she has. To create this yourself simply spiral two inch sections of hair around a large barrel curling iron, separate with your fingers and define with a little hair was. It’s super simple but…

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    Quick and Easy Curly Hairstyles

    It’s a law of nature: everyone who has straight hair wants curly hair and everyone with curly hair wish it would turn poker straight. If you’ve got curly hair why not make peace with it by wearing one of those super easy to achieve curly hairstyles. Beach-y Waves Long curly hair doesn’t have to be hard work. This summer let your hair have a beach holiday by faking beach-like waves. Create this sun and sand curly hairstyle by misting your hair with water that has sea salt dissolved in it. Mist all your hair until damp and scrunch curls into place. Whenever possible let your hair air dry for the…

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    Hair Accessories: Handmade & Unique Hair Goodies

    You wouldn’t be caught dead wearing the exact same outfit as everyone else, would you? So why wear the same, boring hair accessories? Thanks to the talented and crafty people at Etsy, you can make your hair accessories just as much a part of your personal style as your clothing. For those who haven’t hears of Etsy, it’s an online marketplace where artists and crafters sell their handmade goodies directly to you – no middleman! You can pick up some amazing things here, I just bought two adorable prints for my hallway. But it’s not all about paintings and drawings, oh no, you can pick up some really fab hair…

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    Finding the Right Hair Color for You

    Is your hair color flattering or faltering? Finding the right hair color for you doesn’t have to be rocket science but there are rules to the game. Today we’re going to play “pick that color” and find the one that’s right for you. Show Us Some Skin No! Put your clothes back on! Looking at your face will do nicely, thank you. :). And exactly what are we looking for? We’re looking to determine your skin tone. This is done by seeing which underlying pigment is present in your skin. Most people fall into four main categories, pink undertones, yellow undertones, olive undertones and brown undertones. So let’s see how…

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    Men’s Hairstyles: Long Men’s Hair Makeovers

    Are you a man with long hair looking for a shorter men’s hairstyle? What I often found when I was working in a salon is men with long hair are often leery of getting it cut because they can’t picture what the end result will look like or they don’t know their options. What you have to realize is that when you’re cutting off your long hair you have options. It’s not all about going from long to super short. There are many medium length men’s hairstyles that are so hot right now. Think Owen Wilson type hairstyles. You can still keep some of that length that you’re used to…