With fall upon us, there are interesting goings-on in the world of hair fashion. Unlike previous years where classic and simple styles have ruled the runways and streets during the autumn months, many fashion experts are pointing out a few unlikely trends that are turning into major hits. Read the rest of this entry »
As the foundation for an impressive hairstyle, your scalp is often one of the most neglected parts of your head. While most women are only too happy to spend a fortune on conditioning products and deep moisture treatments for their hair, if you’re like the crowds you may not be able to honestly pinpoint the last time you took the time to do a specific care treatment for your scalp. Read the rest of this entry »
You can achieve a more sleek and modern look with trendy medium hairstyle. If you have hair that is full of body, your hairdresser can create sleek softness and wonderful volume with this type of haircut. The proper hair care products can help to bring healthy sophistication to your modern medium hairstyle.
After you shampoo and condition your hair, use a mousse product to dampen the hair, with special focus on the crown, to provide lift and volume. Then apply a spray memory product evenly through all your hair, including the ends.
Next, start drying your hair with a blow dryer and a medium brush. Create volume by carefully lifting up sections of hair with your brush as you dry your hair. Dry the rest of your hair straight down while you smooth it from underneath.
When your medium hair is fully dry, pull back some sections from the sides and crown and pin them near the back of your head. Keep some pieces loose, to show off softness and volume. Then mist your hair with a finishing product, for a hold that it touchable yet strong.
When you work with your hair to maintain a contemporary medium hair style, you’ll want to apply a volumnizing product to your hair while it is still damp, and work it all the way through to the ends. If you blow-dry your hair while keeping your head upside down, you can add extra volume. Dry it that way until it’s nearly dry because it helps your hair stand away from your head.
Another way to add movement and body is to use hot or self-grip rollers. You can also help your hair retain its volume and shape by blow drying it with a lower heat setting. Leave the rollers in until your hair is dry, and cool to the touch. Flat roots can also be given a boost by lifting the roots and holding them up with clips, while you blow them dry on a low heat setting. By using these helpful tips, your medium hairstyle will be sleek and smooth, for wherever you happen to be headed.
When deciding on a short hairstyle, you should do research online and in magazines in order to take a few ideas to your hair salon. This will give your hairdresser a better idea of the look and length you want, and she can help make sure that your hair is properly proportioned and that it includes the correct elements of movement, line and balance.
A short hair style should be easy to take care of, and it will look good even before you’ve styled it. Choosing the perfect haircut for you involves selecting from curly hairstyles, as well as bobs, layers, shag or bangs.
Selecting the haircut that will look best on you involves art but also technique. Your hairdresser will check the structure and shape of your face to help you determine which short hairstyle will work the best for you. Every person has a unique face, and the shape will play a big part in determining which short to medium hairstyles will look best on you. Knowing your face’s general shape before you go to the hair salon will help you and your hairdresser select the cut that will be most flattering for you.
Once you know the general shape of your face, you’ll want to do research for some hairstyle ideas. Clip any hairstyles that particularly inspire you. Consult with your hairdresser to decide which of the several style photos you have brought with you will look best with the shape of your face. You can also use a virtual hairstyle tool to see what styles will look best on you.
If you have access to imaging or styling software, you can see what a cut will look like on you before you even head to the salon. You can even “try on” different colours and highlights to see what works best. This is especially important if you’re going from long hair to a short hair style, before any hair is actually cut.
The hairstyle online tool will allow you to view your picture with various hair colours and styles. You can check the short hairstyles you like best before you go to the salon, and narrow down your choices to those that will flatter you the most.
Almost any hairstyle can be adapted to meet the needs of someone with fine hair. Fine hair styles just need to take into account thinness of your hair. This will also change the style’s weight and the weight of any styling products you will add. If you use too much hair product, your fine hair will not be as healthy and bouncy as you want it to be.
If you have fine hair, you may often think longingly of curly hairstyles, since those are never fully attainable for you. Fine hair doesn’t hold curls very well, or at least not as well as thicker hair does. For fine and long hairstyles, perms may be hard on your hair as well. The agents used for permanents can damage the ends of your fine hair. You can have your hair curled, though, since you don’t need the perming agents to set curls – just an extra, lightweight product to last you through the day.
Layered hairstyles can help to make your thin hair look thicker and healthier. A layered style over thin hair will keep the weight on your hairstyle light, and will help the hair to stay healthy. Mousse and other products for hair may be used to assist your fine hair in looking fuller. To do this, just apply your mousse to the roots and then style it so that it provides your hair with a bit of bounce. A hair spray applied to the rest of the hair will give you more volume.
A bob cut will help you in keeping your fine hair looking well-kept and healthy. A bob is generally a shorter style of hair that will allow your fine hair to display volume and bounce without the addition of extra styling products. A bob cut can also be layered to build even more volume, which works great with thinner or thicker hair.
When you style your fine hair on a daily basis, be sure not to overload it with styling products, since this will weight your thin hair down. Use only what you need when it comes to adding product, so that your hair will look thicker than it is, rather than thinner or unnaturally heavy.
If you have thin hair, you probably feel like you are very limited in the hairstyles you can wear. That really isn’t the case anymore since there are useful tricks and tips you can use to help your fine hair appear stylish, healthy and thicker. All you need for a good-looking thin hair style is the right cut for your hair and knowledge about how to best style it.
The best haircuts for people with fine hair will make your hair look wonderful. There are a few hairstyles that work the best for thinner hair. When you are deciding which hairstyle looks the best for you, be sure to consider the type of hair you have, and the shape of your face.
The bob is a short hairstyle that works well for thin or fine hair. It has quite a few variations that you can select. A bob hairstyle generally helps to make your hair appear fuller and healthy as well.
A long bob haircut works well if you have a full face, while a short bob works best on women who have a narrow face. You can browse hairstyle pictures online or in magazines, and print or clip any that look especially good to you. These will help your hairstylist determine what look you are going for.
Another easy hairstyle for thin hair is called the chop cut. This hair style is roughly the same length as a typical bob cut, except that the ends aren’t as regular and uniform as in a bob. A crop haircut will allow your fine hair to appear thicker and fully shaped. The chop also doesn’t require very much maintenance on your part, so it’s ideal if you have a busy lifestyle – and who doesn’t, these days? A haircut that adds style and shape will make your fine hair appear to have more body.
A cap cut is also an easy cut for you if you have thinning or fine hair. It’s cute, and can be worn by women of any age. It’s an excellent hairstyle if you are petite, or if you have an oval-shaped face. Your bangs will look quite stylish, and the style will show off your hair like it has more body than it naturally does.
Does your thick hair frustrate you by its inability to be managed? If so, there are more than a few styles that will help your hair look healthy and beautiful. If you have thick hair this simply means that you have more to work with, although finding a hairstyle that’s just right can be a bit daunting.
Some of the more common problems women with thick hair experience include a wiry, dense head of hair that gets easily tangled and is hard to brush through. If you let your thick hair get too long, it may frizz up on you. If you cut it too short, it may make it look overly puffy. And if you like bangs, you’ll find that unfortunately bangs won’t lay flat if you have thick hair. Instead, they will overtake the soft lines of your face.
When you are looking for a suitable style for thick hair, you’ll want something that is manageable yet still attractive. You can achieve this with a bit of work. There are hairstyles that are excellent for showing off thicker hair, and some are still low-maintenance.
A layered hairstyle is a good way to show off thick hair, since it gives depth in varying levels to your hair, and makes it easier to manage. Remember to ask your hairstylist to leave the hair a bit longer near your scalp, so that it doesn’t look too puffy.
The length of your hair is an important consideration when you have thick hair. Short hairstyles may cause your hair to flare too much. Medium or long hairstyles may work better, since the added weight will keep your hair from looking too thick or wiry. If you have a medium or long hairstyle, you can also pop your hair into a bun or a ponytail on bad hair days.
You may find that wavy hairstyles work well with medium length thick hair. This type of style gives your thick hair extra bounce, and you can also curl the ends to make it even more appealing. Thick hair also generally looks good with a perm. You may select a heavy or soft perm, under the guidance of your hairdresser, depending on how long and thick your hair is.
When you want your hairstyle to truly stand out, you may decide to add highlights or lowlights. A highlight, in simple terms, brightens up the hair with a lighter colour, while lowlights darken and deepen the look of your hair through the use of darker colours. Blond is a common highlight colour, while plum and red are two popular lowlight colours.
If you have your highlights done at a professional hair salon, they may use more than one colour for your highlights to help your hair shimmer and give it more facets of colour. Your stylist won’t use too many colours, though, or the effect can be a muddying of the base hair colour.
Highlights and lowlights give you a great chance to update your hairstyle without actually changing the shape with a hair cut. Highlights are quite handy for hiding those “middle” stages, when you’re trying to grow your hair out.
Highlights also brighten your hair, which is a welcome change especially during wintertime. Many women also love summer highlights, to show off the tan they have from being outside.
There is not a set style or length of hair style that looks better with highlights or lowlights. Regardless of your natural colour, don’t try to go more than two or three shades darker or lighter, since the results otherwise will be unnatural, and may look too harsh.
Highlighting and lowlighting may be accomplished with vegetable dyes that are semi-permanent, and not as damaging to hair as bleaching. Always remember to use a conditioner after you highlight or lowlight your hair, to help it maintain the proper texture and colour
The cost of highlighting or lowlighting your hair will depend on several variables, including how much colour you want added, whether it be closer to a half-head of colour or a full-head. Your hair’s length and the experience level of your hair stylist may also affect the price. This is your look we’re talking about, so don’t be afraid to spend a bit more to get a hairstylist with more experience.
As soon as your hair grows out of your scalp, it is already dying. If you damage your hair through excessive treatments or colourings, the hair can’t repair itself because it doesn’t have life within it anymore. You can use conditioners, moisturizers and hairstyle treatments that may help, but the hair will never be as healthy as it once was.
There are many ways your short or medium hair can become damaged, and some of these are difficult to avoid. There is the always unavoidable sun and natural wearing of your hair that may damage it, although not as much as the things you do to it yourself. However, you can take steps to protect your hair from many of the elements that usually cause damage.
When your hair looks healthy, it has a tightly closed, smooth cuticle layer that aids in protecting the inner hair from becoming dried out. This layer will allow your hair to keep in some of its moisture and will also give medium or long hair some shine, strength and elasticity.
You may incur damaged hair from the cuticle scales becoming uplifted, which results in less shiny hair, dullness or brittleness. Hair that is damaged in this way will be weak, porous, dry and difficult to manage. There are several tell-tale signs of damaged hair, including lack-luster, dull hair; brittle and dry hair; perpetually tangled hair; hair with split ends and flyaway hairs; hair that is difficult to manage and hard to style.
Some of the things that cause hair damage include excess brushing, which can tear the hair. Excessive combing can do the same thing, especially if you comb or brush your hair a lot when it is wet. Your hair is more vulnerable to tears and breakage when it is wet. Comb or brush your hair gently, using a natural fiber brush or a wide-tooth comb, to avoid this problem.
Hair clips and pins hold the hair very tightly, in order to keep it in place, but this tightness may cause the hair to break. Rubber bands in pony tails can also cause breakage. Overheating also damages hair, so the best thing to do is to let it your hair dry naturally. This isn’t always feasible, but if you can do it now and then it will help prevent some heat damage. If you have to use a blow dryer, put it on the coolest setting.
The sun and salt water or chlorinated water can also hurt your hair. Be sure to wash your hair with a healthy hairstyle product after you swim, otherwise the chemicals and salt can make your hair dry and brittle.
These are just a few ways you can help prevent damaged hair from being an ongoing problem.
The shape of your face greatly determines the type of hairstyle you will look the best in. As summer approaches, you’ll want to adapt your hairstyle so that you don’t have bad hair days when the weather gets warmer.
You may decide to go with a classic hairstyle if you and your hairstylist decide that one of these looks will enhance and nicely frame your face. These styles only need to be changed if there are newer techniques or hairstyle products that will improve them in an aesthetic way.
If you have a low or high forehead, or a prominent chin or nose, you can use a style that softly frames your face. This is done so that the blunt features don’t stand out as much as they would with a stark hairstyle.
Determine the type of shape your face has, whether it is round, squarish, oval, triangular or inverted triangular. This is important to know before you have your hair styled. Your hairstylist will be able to show you various styles that work the best with each facial shape.
You might also wish to allow your straight or curly hairstyle time to evolve, rather than making wholesale changes to your look every time you have your hair done. Letting your hair adapt to a style for a good period of time will put less stress on your hair, as opposed to changing your hairstyle often.
You’ll want a hairstyle that frames your facial features and one that also attracts attention when people first see you. This involves supplementing your hair colour and hairstyle with complementary makeup and clothing.
Fringes are always a pleasing way to frame your face, and there are quite a few types of fringes to choose from. The types include heavy, short, long, side, thin, thick, solid and wispy fringes.
If you are gradually growing your hair out so that it will better suit the shape of your face, you can try some hairstyles that are very effective for those in-between lengths. This is the case when your hair is too long for a short haircut, but not as long as you would like it to be. These progressive styles will make it easier for you to take care of and style your hair while it grows to the length you want.