Hair // Beauty Savers
How to Create an Easy Messy Bun
One of my favorite up do hairstyles for lazy days or days I just don't have the time to actually curl or straighten my hair is a messy bun. There are so many ways to achieve the perfect messy bun but this is just my favorite way! You can easily do a messy bun with long or short hair and it doesn't matter if your hair is layered or not, in fact sometimes layers make the messy look more messy and cute!
Product Review: John Frieda Frizz Ease Leave-In Conditioner
If you're anything like me then you are constantly searching for hair products that keep your dehydrated locks moisturized and conditioned while at the same time decreasing your hairs frizz and making your hair overall more manageable on a daily basis.
The Best Haircut for Your Face Shape
If you've been debating cutting your hair recently but aren't sure what style you would like to do, an easy way to help you decide is finding out what your face shape is. Depending on the shape of your face, there are certain haircuts and styles that are very flattering for each face shape. If you are unsure what your face shape is an easy way to help determine it is to take a photo of yourself with all of your hair pulled back. After taking a photo, trace the outside of your face and see what shape it most closely resembles.
Holiday Party Hair Guide
Sometimes trying to decide how to do your hair for a holiday party can be overwhelming. If you're anything like me, then you want to style your hair in a way that is festive, fun and pretty but that doesn't require an exorbitant amount of extra time or skills that you may not have. I have two easy hairstyles you can achieve regardless of your hair type or length and will only take a few minutes each! They are also perfect whether you are dressing up or staying cozy for your get together's.
Stocking Stuffers for Your Hair!
If you're searching for the perfect gift for one of your girlfriends, sisters or mom and want to focus on hair products, look no further! I actually really love gifting hair products as stocking stuffers because there are so many little things all of us girls could use for our hair and they are relatively inexpensive to purchase. I always love gifting extra bobby pins as stocking stuffers because I feel like as girls we tend to always have them and lose them all of the time and can never have enough on hand! I love to use bobby pins to hold flyaway's when styling my hair in an up-do and I also really love using them to hold back hair from my face when wearing my hair down! You can even use them to keep hats on your head if you have issues with hats moving/sliding around while wearing them.
Product Review: L' Oreal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil
As someone who struggles with dry hair on a regular basis, the winter time is definitely a time that I have to incorporate extra hydrating products to keep my hair hydrated and feeling soft! I love using this L'Oreal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil year round, but especially in the winter time when my hair is extra prone to dryness to help hydrate my hair and keep it soft.
How Often Should You Wash Your Hair
You may have heard many different answers on how often you should wash your hair, some people say everyday, others say once a week and many people say all kinds of things in between the two, but how often should you really wash your hair? The answer depends on you and your hair. In order to figure out how often you should be washing your hair, you need to determine your hair length, texture and thickness.
How to Get Long Lasting Curls
One of my go to hair styles is curling my hair! I love classic, effortless looking curls that last all day long. Having been curling my hair for years now, I've nailed down my top favorite products for long lasting curls. They will work for any hair type or length too!
Tips for Achieving the Perfect Perky Ponytail
A ponytail is one of my favorite go to hairstyles especially for days I have a lot to get done and I just want my hair out of my face for the day. I used to wonder how some people had the cutest, perkiest ponytails while mine seemed to be loose and droopy. While the thickness and length of your hair definitely play a in role in how perky your ponytail will naturally be, no matter how thick or long your hair is, you can achieve a perky ponytail with just a few simple tricks!
Pantene Pro-V Micellar Shampoo & Conditioner Review
I was so intrigued when I saw the Pantene Pro-V Micellar Water Shampoo and Conditioner at my local Walmart store. Micellar water has been a huge trend recently, especially when it comes to makeup removal and skincare products, but this is the first time I have even seen micellar water being used in hair care products. Since I am a huge micellar water fan, I couldn't wait to purchase these and get home to use them
How to Tame Your Baby Hairs
We all have baby hairs whether they're short or long, they can be frustrating to deal with especially when doing an up do hair style like a bun or ponytail. If you've had baby recently, then the "regrowth" phase that so many of us mamas face can be pretty upsetting. It makes your baby hairs worse than before and they can be unruly to deal with. Sometimes baby hairs can feel like the bane of my existence but I've learned to live with them and tips and tricks to tame them along the way! Because baby hairs are thinner and shorter than the rest of your hair, it can make them extremely difficult to style.
Tips to Make Your Hair Grow Faster
We've all been there, we muster up the courage to do that adorable bob cut we've been wanting only to find ourselves missing our long hair a week later! You all know I have long hair myself but it wasn't always this long. At first I was in love with it and how easy it was to style everyday, especially with a new baby to take care of, but I quickly started missing my longer hair. I decided instead of having regular cuts to maintain that length, I wanted to grow my hair back out. I've learned a thing or two about growing your hair back out over the past few years and wanted to share my tips and tricks with you all.
Product Review: Garnier Fructis 1 Minute Hair Masks
When I was out shopping the other day, I came across these Garnier Fructis Nourishing Treat 1 Minute Hair Masks and had to give them a try! I picked up the Coconut Extract and Avocado Extract and right off the bat loved how amazing they smelled! Not only are they inexpensive but I love that they are so versatile too. You can use them as a hair mask, a conditioner or as a leave in treatment.
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Here’s How to Protect Your Hair in the Summer
I don’t know about you, but summer is hard on my hair. From the breakage I get from sleeping with it in a ponytail, to the chlorine from the trips to the pool, or the salt from taking a dip in the ocean, my hair has taken a real beating this summer. Fortunately, natural hair is all the rage in the summer time, so let’s take a look at how to improve our hair’s natural health and beauty with these tips and tricks.
3 Ingredients That Will Save Your Color-Damaged Hair
You've washed it, cut it and colored it, and now you want to style it. The problem is, your hair is seriously damaged. It was probably that hair dye you used a while back or too much time in the sun. So, what should you do next? Don't panic. You can repair even the most damaged of hair with healthy habits and moisturizing products. Using the following tips your hair will be back to its smooth, shiny best in no time.
3 Must-Read Tips for Washing Naturally Textured Hair
If you have kinks, curls or crinkles, the struggle is real — washing textured hair is a constant battle. Want luscious locks like Solange or Lupita Nyong'o? Switch up your hair regime. Throw away those shampoos that are secretly damaging your hair — using the right products and techniques will make your life so much easier. Once you've mastered the art of washing textured hair, you'll find styling your mane less of a challenge. Here are three tips for washing naturally textured hair.