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The Secret to Great Hair

February 6, 2015

No Makeup Photo

Okay, this post’s title is a little bit of a joke when you consider the photo above, but I just had to bop in and share a little tip that’s been making a huge difference in how my hair looks and how often I have to wash and dry it.

Now that my hair is getting on the longer side, it’s become more and more of a hassle to blow dry. I am to only wash my hair 2-3 times a week to keep it healthy and to save me time, so anything that can help my hair look good for days on end is something I’m interested in! I don’t quite remember where, but a few months ago I remember reading about how to keep your blow-out looking great for days on end. The tip said that when you’re sleeping at night, the key is to take all your hair and put it in a loose, super high pony tail.

I’ll admit that I was skeptical at first but I agreed to give it a try. And you know what? It totally worked! Something about the high nature of the pony tail left a much less noticeable crease in my hair the next day and helped keep the volume created when blow drying. So, in case you’re looking to speed up your routine and wash/dry your hair less, give it a try!



Curling Wand Tutorial (Video)

June 21, 2013

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Curling Wand Tutorial (Click Here!)

I don’t usually post twice in one day. But you asked for a tutorial on how to use a curling wand and I delivered.

If you’ve ever wondered how to get loose, wavy curls that look natural, the secret is a curling wand!
Or, if you’re cheap like me, watch the video for a DIY version…

Have a happy weekend, friends!

Soft and Wavy Curls

January 27, 2012

Are you all as addicted to Pinterest as I am? I should clarify that I’m addicted to looking at Pinterest and finding ideas. But since I’m slightly type-A, I find it hard to pull the trigger and actually ‘pin’ things for fear that my boards will become messy and disorganized. I suppose that’s all beside the point, since what I really want to talk about is hair.

Pinterest is, I’ve decided, most useful for two things: recipe organization and hair tutorials. You can find a hair tutorial on pretty much any style you’re seeking, although I have a sneaking suspicion that many of the tutorials make it look much easier than it actually is.

To date, my best find on the site has been this hair tutorial on how to create soft, wavy curls in your hair without looking too done-up. It comes from Katie of the blog Running On Happiness, and if you’ve never stumbled upon her amazing blog, I would urge you to immediately bop over and check it out. It’s not all that different from what I’ve done in the past with my curling iron, but she sneaks in a few insightful tips that have changed the way my hair gets its curl. I can’t say I’ve perfected the method, but I’m well on my way. And just in time for the weekend, when I actually wash my hair and put on makeup past 6 pm.

Happy Friday, all!