8 Hair Care Rules for Summer

Want to keep your hair looking its very best this summer? Make sure that you follow these eight hair care rules… Minimize Sun Exposure Let’s begin with the most important summer hair care rule – minimizing sun exposure as much as possible. Why do you need to do this? Because UV rays can cause so much damage to the hair, especially to the cuticles. The cuticles are basically the outer coating on each strand of hair, and are there to provide protection. When this gets damaged, the results include: Dryness Brittleness Breakages Split ends Thinning hair…

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Dry Shampoo: The Good and the Bad

If you have ever tried getting a new hair color or a new blowout, probably what makes you anxious is the need to wash them the day after. Sometimes, you hope that you never need to wash your hair anymore. Well, some girls do this by getting a body shower without wetting their hair. Guess what? A better alternative is here—dry shampoo!  Dry shampoo comes in powder, paste, or spray forms which you can apply on your hair in the morning to cleanse your hair without wetting it with water. It absorbs oil from the roots…

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What Your Hair Says About Your Health

Did you know that the health and appearance of your hair could actually be telling you something important about your health?  If you have experienced any changes in your hair, whether this may be in terms of texture, thickness, color, or anything else, this could be down to an underlying health condition.  Here is everything you need to know… Hair Shedding and Loss It is absolutely normal to lose some hair each day.  In fact, according to the American Academy of Dermatologists, the average person could lose anywhere between 50 to 100 strands of hair a…

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11 Easy Braids for Windy Weather

Basic braiding is out. New braid styles are in! You may not immediately recognize it, but now, there are many more ways for you to braid your hair fashionably and uniquely. There’s a whole lot of techniques and styles to choose from which is far from the basic 3-way braids that everybody can do. Braids are the perfect windy day hairdo because first, you’re assured that your hairstyle would be intact and second, you won’t be limited to the style you wish to have. There’s a long list of braiding styles that anyone can do and there’s…

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7 Healthy Hair Habits to Start Now

Everybody has certain habits when it comes to their lifestyle, and these are likely to be a mix of healthy and unhealthy.  If you have been struggling with your hair lately, this could be down to your hair habits, but, fortunately, many of these are easy to change.  Here are 7 healthy hair habits that you can immediately incorporate into your life for healthier and happier hair.  Use Minimal Heat Heat styling can be addictive, whether this may be blow drying, curling, straightening or anything else. Not only are these tools so easy and convenient to…

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Style Your Silver Locks with Love

Graying hair is inevitable, but is a part of aging that most women dread. What causes it? As you age, your hair follicles stop producing melanin, which is the pigment that gives your hair its color. Unfortunately, there is not much that you can really do to prevent this, with the rate at which your hair turns gray largely due to genetics. So, what do you do when your hair starts graying? For many women, the answer is to repeatedly dye it, hiding away any silver strands. But did you know that there is a much…

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9 Fun and Flirty Hairstyles for Summer

No one wants to spend hours in front of the mirror when the sun is beckoning. However, running the risk of sporting messy, sweaty locks for two or three months is definitely not an option, either. Don’t worry! There are plenty cute and easy-to-achieve summer hairstyles that will look great for any occasion, whether that’s chilling by the pool or the beach, dining on a balmy summer evening or dancing the night away in an open-air bar. Curvy Waterfall Braid Half up, half down hairstyles are a good summer go-to, as they move the hair away…

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How to Add Volume and Style to Hair

We have some good news for you: locking a perky mane is actually a lot easier than you think. Even if your hair is seriously lacking in the volume department, there are a number of tricks to pep your locks and cheat your way to the volumized look. And if you want to find out what they are, stick around as we present you with the ultimate tips for securing a full, luscious head of hair. Perk Up Your Strands with a Blow-Dryer One of the easiest ways to increase the body of your hair is…

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The 7 Most Common Causes of Hair Damage

In order to tackle the problem of dull and damaged hair, you first need to understand the root of the problem. Once you identify what’s causing distress to your locks, you can proceed to treat your condition in the most effective way. So, what are some of the most common causes of unimpressive, lifeless hair? To help you learn more, we have complied a list of your hair’s top enemies, but also the ways to battle them and restore your healthy, luscious locks. Lack of Moisture When your hair is deprived of the precious H2O, this…

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9 Tips to Remember When Using Heated Hair Styling Tools

Some people are blessed with long, luscious locks. The rest of us need a little help to tame our wild manes or coif our strands into a more flattering shape. Luckily, with the advance of heating tools, styling your hair to perfection has never been more attainable. But here are a few tips you should keep in mind when using heated hair-styling tools. Choose Your Tool Wisely These days, beauty shops are brimming with hair-styling tools of all stripes. And sure, you can tell the difference between your basic straightener and curling iron, but can you…