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Best Hair Dryer Brush

If you're an at-home blowout enthusiast, you've surely heard about this newer category of hair tools called "hair dryer brushes," "blow dryer brushes," or "blowout brushes." A blowout brush is a hair tool that blows air while it dries and styles your hair at the same...

The Best Blowout Sprays

Before you get started on your blowout, it’s always a good idea to use a blow dry spray. Blowout sprays are easy to use, and they protect your hair against heat. When picking out the best blow drying spray for your hair, it’s important to take your hair texture and...

Amika’s Hair Blow Dryer Brush; Review and How To Use

We know you love the way your hair looks after a fresh blowout from the salon, but it can be hard to get that look at home by yourself.  What if there was a hair tool that could give you a bouncy, smooth blowout at home without holding a hair dryer in one hand and a...

Hair How To’s & Tutorials

How To Do A Fishtail Braid

How To Do A Fishtail Braid

Fishtail braids look so intricate, beautiful, and difficult, but I’ll let you in on a little secret; they’re one of the easiest braids to do. All a fishtail braid is: 2 pieces of hair criss-crossing back and forth over each other until you run out of hair.  Here's how...

How To Flat Iron Curly Hair

How To Flat Iron Curly Hair

If you have curly hair you already know that getting it straight can take a lot of time and a lot of effort to, but it's totally worth the results. Curly hair tends to be drier and coarse which can make it more difficult to straighten. Knowing the right techniques to...

How To French Braid

How To French Braid

A French Braiding TutorialThe French Braid is one of the foundational braids that you'll find in many different variations and hairstyles. Learning how to do a french braid takes practice, but with patience and persistence, you’ll be french braiding like a pro in no...

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Blowouts

The Best Blowout Sprays

The Best Blowout Sprays

Before you get started on your blowout, it’s always a good idea to use a blow dry spray. Blowout sprays are easy to use, and they protect your hair against heat. When picking out the best blow drying spray for your hair, it’s important to take your hair texture and...

How To Make Your Blowout Last For Days

How To Make Your Blowout Last For Days

We all know that a good blowout should last at least 2 or 3 days. But sometimes they can last 4, 5, sometimes up to 6 days. Not everyone's hair can achieve such longevity, but below you'll find some great tips on how to make the most out of that blowout appointment....

What is a Blowout?

What is a Blowout?

Jump To: Blowout vs. Blow Dry The Blowout Procedure Blowout Products Frequently Asked Questions Though this styling technique has been around a while, I still have a lot of people come in and ask "What is a blowout?" Here's our take on it. A blowout is a...

Braids & Braiding

How To Do A Fishtail Braid

How To Do A Fishtail Braid

Fishtail braids look so intricate, beautiful, and difficult, but I’ll let you in on a little secret; they’re one of the easiest braids to do. All a fishtail braid is: 2 pieces of hair criss-crossing back and forth over each other until you run out of hair.  Here's how...

How To French Braid

How To French Braid

A French Braiding TutorialThe French Braid is one of the foundational braids that you'll find in many different variations and hairstyles. Learning how to do a french braid takes practice, but with patience and persistence, you’ll be french braiding like a pro in no...

12 Types of Braids

12 Types of Braids

If you’re looking to spruce up your look but are not sure how to go about it, a simple but elegant hairstyle can make all the difference. Braids are one of the most versatile ways to wear your hair — braids can be sporty and fresh, they can be elegant and mature and...

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How To Do A Fishtail Braid

How To Do A Fishtail Braid

Fishtail braids look so intricate, beautiful, and difficult, but I’ll let you in on a little secret; they’re one of the easiest braids to do. All a fishtail braid is: 2 pieces of hair criss-crossing back and forth over each other until you run out of hair.  Here's how...

How To Flat Iron Curly Hair

How To Flat Iron Curly Hair

If you have curly hair you already know that getting it straight can take a lot of time and a lot of effort to, but it's totally worth the results. Curly hair tends to be drier and coarse which can make it more difficult to straighten. Knowing the right techniques to...

Curling Iron Sizes, Which Size To Choose When & What They’re For

Curling Iron Sizes, Which Size To Choose When & What They’re For

Do you ever think to yourself, “Which size curling iron should I be using?” Sometimes it can be confusing when some curling iron sizes look so similar. ¼ of an inch can make a difference between a fun, flirty beach wave and big, bouncy curls. When deciding what size...

What is Dry Shampoo? What is it for?

What is Dry Shampoo? What is it for?

Dry shampoo is a time and hairstyle saver. Maybe you don't wash your hair every day, but after a day or two, your roots start looking a little oily/greasy. Or maybe you just don’t have the time and energy to wash your hair, but need to look fresh. Well, that's where...

How To French Braid

How To French Braid

A French Braiding TutorialThe French Braid is one of the foundational braids that you'll find in many different variations and hairstyles. Learning how to do a french braid takes practice, but with patience and persistence, you’ll be french braiding like a pro in no...

The Best Hair Dryer For Professionals

The Best Hair Dryer For Professionals

Over the last 14 years, I have had my hands on many different hair dryers, and I can tell you that they're definitely not made equal. The lists you see online and in magazines for “best hair dryer” can seem overwhelming at times because every list you read has...

The Best Curling Iron

The Best Curling Iron

If you are looking to give your hair a stylish, curly style, you need a good curling iron. But how do you decide which curling iron will serve you the best without damaging your hair? The following is a brief buying guide for some of the best curling irons, or the...

12 Types of Braids

12 Types of Braids

If you’re looking to spruce up your look but are not sure how to go about it, a simple but elegant hairstyle can make all the difference. Braids are one of the most versatile ways to wear your hair — braids can be sporty and fresh, they can be elegant and mature and...

The Best Hot Rollers

If you want to experiment with curly hair, hot rollers are one of the best ways to get natural, bouncy curls. There are several types of hot rollers available in the market which offer a variety of different features. How do you know which one to pick? The following...

How To Curl Hair With A Flat Iron

How To Curl Hair With A Flat Iron

Everyone knows that a curling iron can curl hair, and that a flat iron makes a great hair straightener, but today we're going to look at how you can use that flat iron to curl your hair. If you’re one of those people who love to bring more volume to their hair by...

The Best Flat Iron Hair Straightener

The Best Flat Iron Hair Straightener

There are several flat irons available in the market, but only some make the cut to the best list. There are several things a flattening iron should offer apart from its styling abilities. It should be safe to use, should not damage your hair, should be easy to carry,...

How To Make Your Blowout Last For Days

How To Make Your Blowout Last For Days

We all know that a good blowout should last at least 2 or 3 days. But sometimes they can last 4, 5, sometimes up to 6 days. Not everyone's hair can achieve such longevity, but below you'll find some great tips on how to make the most out of that blowout appointment....

What is a Blowout?

What is a Blowout?

Jump To: Blowout vs. Blow Dry The Blowout Procedure Blowout Products Frequently Asked Questions Though this styling technique has been around a while, I still have a lot of people come in and ask "What is a blowout?" Here's our take on it. A blowout is a...

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Blowout

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Blowout

We all know the summer months can cause hair to get frizz which can make your blowout fluffy but what does the cold winter months do to your hair health and blowouts? As the seasons change your hair changes and it can affect your blowout and the condition of your...

Round Brush Sizes

Round Brush Sizes

Using a round brush to blowout hair is one of the best ways to get a smooth bouncy blowout. Using the right size round brush is important to achieve the look you want. The bigger the brush you use, the more volume you will create. The smaller the round brush you use,...

Holiday Hair Accessories For Any Party

Holiday Hair Accessories For Any Party

This is such a fun time of year. So many holiday parties, galas and events going on. It's a perfect time to put on your little black dress and have fun with your hair. Wear it in an up-do that's fun and new to you and dress is up with some cute hair accessories. Or...

Best Hair Products For Fine Hair When Doing A Blowout

Best Hair Products For Fine Hair When Doing A Blowout

Having fine hair doesn't mean you necessarily have thin hair. Fine hair refers to the hair texture of the strands of your hair, and thin hair refers to hair density or how much hair you have per square inch on your head. I have many clients that think they have thin...

Holiday Party Hairstyles

Holiday Party Hairstyles

I know it barely feels like summer is over and already you are seeing and hearing about the holidays. I like to think it is never to soon to be prepared. For instance fashion trends during fashion week are always a season ahead of the game. It's definitely not too...

Faux Bob Hairstyle For Long Hair

Faux Bob Hairstyle For Long Hair

You have long hair and you love it, but sometimes when you see a beautiful bob or lob (long bob) you can't help but get the feeling you want to cut your hair off. It's great to change your look but here's a way to have a short hairstyle without the commitment using a...

So That’s How You Shampoo Hair

6 Steps To Washing Hair The Right Way If you have ever blow dried your hair and noticed your roots still feel greasy and look dull chances are you need a new hair washing routine. I want you to starting focusing  more on cleansing your scalp and less on shampooing...

Best Deep Conditioning Treatments For Your Hair After Summer

Best Deep Conditioning Treatments For Your Hair After Summer

Summer is over, but how amazing are the breezy fall nights with hot cider and warm hugs. Even though in the summertime you tend not to use heat styling tools on your hair as much, the summer elements can take a tool. Salt water from the ocean, pulling your hair back...

The Teeze W/ Eez Teasing Comb

The Teeze W/ Eez Teasing Comb

*Disclaimer: I was provided these combs for free to give my honest review of how these styling tools work. Teeze W/ Eez I have tried out so many different teasing combs and brushes throughout the years and have found some that work well, but none are like teeze with...

The Best Shampoo For Oily Hair

The Best Shampoo For Oily Hair

Dry shampoo is awesome. It's great in a pinch when you don't have time to wash your hair and your roots are oily. But for some women, oily roots aren't just something that happens from not washing your hair for a few days because you want your blowout to last. It can...

Picking the Best Shampoo For Colored Hair

Picking the Best Shampoo For Colored Hair

You pay good money to get the perfect hair color so you want to make sure you're doing everything you can to keep your hair color vibrant and your hair as healthy as possible. There are a few questions you want to ask yourself when choosing shampoo for color treated...

Sombre vs. Ombre

Sombre vs. Ombre

I don't know about you but I can't get enough ombré hair. Just when you think the hair trend is over, bam there's a new awesome version of ombré. Bright colorful ombré, crazy contrast ombré and sombré. Sombré is just a subtle version of ombré; less contrast from roots...

The Right Hairbrush For The Right Job

The Right Hairbrush For The Right Job

In The Little Mermaid, Ariel made it look so easy to just pick up a fork and brush her hair. Maybe if you're a mermaid that works, but here on land you need something more appropriate for the job. Using the right hairbrush for the job will make your life a lot easier...

Inspiring Fall Hair Colors

Inspiring Fall Hair Colors

Fall is on it's way and what a beautiful time of year. Pumpkin spice everything, beautiful warm colors everywhere, including your new hair color for fall. We can find inspirations in the fall season all around us. Beautiful red hair color from the leaves, blonde...

Best Shampoo and Conditioner for Blowouts

Best Shampoo and Conditioner for Blowouts

Preparing your hair before a blowout is the number one key to success. You want to use shampoo and conditioner for your hair texture to ensure proper preparation before you apply a styling product and heat protectant to your hair. I only talk about shampoos,...

Best Products For Blowouts

Best Products For Blowouts

There are so many styling products out there nowadays, finding the right products for your hair can be overwhelming. It’s always a good idea to use a least one hair product when styling your hair to protect it from the heat of the hairdryer and any other hair tools...

Easy Summer Hair Care Tips

Easy Summer Hair Care Tips

FINALLY, summer is here! You know it's important to protect your skin with SPF, but how do you protect your hair from the sun, salty water, extra humidity, and everything else the summer months bring? Don't go outside? Haha yeah right, if you're like me you live...