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The Best Way To Pick A New Hairstyle

In Hair Products, Hair Tips, Hair Trends, Hairstyles on June 7, 2011 at 12:13 am

The Best Way To Pick A New Hairstyle. When it comes to choosing a new hairstyle there are so many choices. From color, highlights, layers and even a new cut.  One of the best things about looking for a new hair style is that there are numerous options to choose from. You can always start of simple by simply changing the color of your hair or you might want to add some highlights or try putting bangs in your hand and there is also a lot more to choose from as well. From adding layers to letting the hair grow longer to increasing the thickness of your hair and extending the hair there are numerous new hair style options worth considering.   Today, the new trend that is sweeping a lot of women over is going in for a complete makeover and there are even TV shows such as ABC Extreme Makeover that shows how a makeover is affected and how changes can make or break your appearance. You may have also heard of an excellent hair stylist who goes by the name of Gia Wood who operates out of Dallas Texas (Salon D) and she is a well known specialist in makeovers as well as extending the hair.

Typically, people seek the services of hair stylists such as Wood because their previous experience with a new hair style has gone awry. A hair stylist that lacks enough experience can easily mess up your hair and by not giving your new hair style enough thought before proceeding further will lead you into the portals of Salon D and Gia Wood looking for solution to your hair style woes.

Color correction is a major part of a new hair style and it is something that can take the form of highlights or gloss or color and obviously will also include getting a new haircut and better makeup (in the case of women). A typical such new hair style could take about four hours to perform; so, makes sure to take the day off when getting this kind of new hair style.

A successful new hair style really depends on the experience that the hair stylist has and so, before you choose your stylist makes sure to check their credentials and also ensure that you only entrust the care of your hair into the hands of someone you feel you can trust. Women that own long hair will naturally be more prone to choosing a long hair style though before choosing this kind of hair style is sure that it will in fact help to enhance your looks and which will also help to highlight your plus points while deemphasizing the less flattering aspects of your face.

Before choosing a particular new hair style it makes good sense to view photographs of former clients and to also be very specific about the type of new hair style you want. For example, in the case of bangs there are thousands of options to choose from and so, by showing the hair style about three separate photos of this hair style you will stand a better chance of getting the exact hair style you want and fewer chances of messing up your hair because of faulty instructions.

2011 Summer Hair Trends, Haircuts and Hair Styles

In Hair Tips, Hair Trends, Hairstyles on February 23, 2011 at 4:16 am

2011 Summer Hair Trends, Haircuts and Hair Styles. As summer days and summer nights vastly approach us, it’s time to try a new styles and a new look to take us well into fall. Below is a list of some of the best summer hair trends and hairstyles that I’ve found across the web. All perfect for keeping us chic and trendy for the summer season.

Spring and Summer 2011 Hairstyles – High Buns

2011 Summer Hairstyles – The Updated Side Swept Bang

Summer Hairstyles 2011 – Side Parts

summer hairstyles 2011

Spring and Summer 2011 Mens Hairstyles, Trends, and Haircuts

Summer 2011 Hairstyles – Twisted Updo

2011 Summer Hairstyles, hair trends and hair ideas

Summer Haircuts 2011

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Spring 2011 Hair Trends Tips and Styles

In Hair Tips, Hair Trends, Hairstyles on February 15, 2011 at 9:29 pm

Spring 2011 Hair Trends Tips and Styles. As we step into spring it’s time to shake away the winter blues with an updated hairstyle. This spring offers an array of curls, waves, buns and hair accessories for us to try. To help us great ready for the new weather head look below for all the details for the latest finds.

spring 2011 hair trend- low buns

2011 spring hairstyle- side pinned curls

spring hairstyles 2011 messy updos

2011 spring hairstyles and haircuts- punk inspired

spring and summer 2011 hairstyles- high bun

spring 2011 hairstyles- curly hairstyles

2011 spring hairstyles

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The Best Tips For Getting Long Healthy Hair

In Hair Tips, Long Hair Styles on February 9, 2011 at 9:09 pm

The Best Tips For Getting Long Healthy Hair. Lots of people want to have long, luxurious hair, but if it is not healthy, there is really no point. You need to make sure that you are aware of the different hair growth issues, including hair color, so you know about the different things that you can do to keep your hair healthy and strong and grow it out long.

Shampooing

Of all the different things that you should be on top of it for proper hair growth, there are three in particular that you want to be aware of, and these are: shampooing, conditioning, and trimming. When it comes to shampooing in particular, the most important thing you can do is avoid over shampooing.

If you want to get hair growth, you should stick to only shampooing two times a week at most, so that you are not stripping your hair of its natural oils. This will leave it looking dull and you will get split ends much faster as well.

Conditioning

Conditioning is going to be another important part to proper, healthy hair growth. It is important to make sure that you condition after every shampoo, but that you also deep condition at least once every two weeks. This will replenish your hair and leave it looking shiny and healthy. There are some conditioners, such as those by Fructis, which are specially formulated for long hair.

Make sure that you focus putting the conditioner on the ends of the hair, and although you do still want some up by your roots, it is the ends of your hair that really need the moisture.

When you deep condition your hair, you want to leave it on for about a half hour, and you will get the best results if you apply the conditioner on your hair and then wrap a towel, plastic bag, or both around your head while it is sitting in and soaking into your hair.

Trimming

Even if you are aiming for long hair growth, you are still going to need to get haircuts. Maybe not haircuts so much as you are going to need regular trims. This will keep the split ends away and keep your hair long and healthy. Just make sure that you let the hairdresser know that you want to keep your long hair, so that they do not get confused and hack it all off.

As you can see from this, there is certainly a lot of work that needs to go into caring for long hair, but you can do it and have the long hair you always dreamed of.

The Top Products To Use For Hair Loss

In Hair Care Products, Hair Loss, Hair Products, Hair Tips on December 14, 2010 at 10:02 pm

The Top Products To Use For Hair Loss. Hair loss can often be the sign of a health condition such as severe stress, or even cancer, and so you really want to act on this and make sure that you are otherwise in good health. They will also be able to work with you and advise you as to which hair loss products they think would be best for you.

Hair loss is never a fun issue, and if you are experiencing hair loss you are going to want to find an effective hair loss product that you can use. The right hair loss product will not only deal with the hair loss that you are experiencing now, but actually prevent it from happening again in the future.

Of all the different hair care product options that you have, here are a few of the very best and which you will definitely want to consider.

Rogaine

One of the most popular hair loss product choices is Rogaine. This is a hair loss product that most people have heard of before, as it is very effective and used around the globe. Rogaine is actually recognized as being the first pharmaceutical product that is medically proven to treat hereditary hair loss, and over five million people around the world have already taken advantage of its effectiveness.

Rogaine contains the active ingredient known as minoxidil, which works by revitalizing hair follicles and causing them to shift from a dormant phase to an active growing phase.

Bio-Fen Plus

Another very popular hair loss product is Bio-Fen Plus. The best part about this product is that it is all natural, so you don’t have to worry about unfavorable side effects as a result of using the product. If you have been looking for a product to deal with your hair loss that does not contain drugs or synthetic chemicals, well you have found it here.

This product can be used both with men and women, and is available in a few different forms. You may want to choose the shampoo and conditioner which you would just use as directed, and the capsules which you take orally.

These are both great products for hair loss and will be effective, as well as affordable. Just make sure that you talk to your doctor to get more information if you are experiencing hair loss, as they will be able to personally assess your hair loss situation and make sure that there are not more serious issues at play here.

Best Online Places For Buying Hair Products

In Hair Care Products, Hair Products, Hair Tips on December 10, 2010 at 9:59 pm

Best Online Places For Buying Hair Products. Wondering where are the best places to purchase hair worth hair products? Look below to see my top picks. If you want to buy a hair product online, of course you are going to need to know where you can go to purchase one. Fortunately there are tons of great online stores that you can check out, where you can find a hair product at an affordable price.

Stuff 4 Beauty

This is one of the top hair product companies online, your premier source where you can order discount salon hair products, skin care products, cosmetics, and tanning products. They are an extension of brick and mortar salons across the United States, and they offer over 10,000 salon hair products at discount everyday low prices.

No matter what brand name hair product you are looking for, from Deva and Joico to REdken and Pravana, you will be able to find it here.

I Want That Hair

Another great online store that you can turn to if you want to get a hair product is I Want That Hair. They offer hair care products and beauty products including tanning lotion, nail care, hair shampoos, and more. Their prices are very affordable, so you can actually get more than one hair product and not have to worry about breaking the bank.

Sure Hair

Now if you are looking for a more specific hair product, such as a hair loss product, you are going to need to look in different stores. Try this, the Sure Hair Company. They offer not only great hair loss products for men but women as well, and these can be difficult to find.

They understand how difficult a problem balding can be, regardless of your gender, and so they take every step necessary towards ensuring that you are getting everything you need to not only deal with the hair loss you are experiencing now, but actually prevent hair loss from recurring in the future.

These are all great stores, and are just being used to give you an idea of what is out there and available to you on the Internet. There are many stores that are actually only available online and which you can really take advantage of because they often offer many discounts that regular retail stores cannot.

This is because if they are only online they do not have to pay overhead such as rent and other costs, and so they are able to take these savings and pass them on to you. Any one of these stores would be worth you shopping at to get the hair care products that you need.

Hair Trends What To Follow and What To Pass Up On

In Hair Tips, Hair Trends on October 28, 2010 at 9:31 pm

Hair Trends What To Follow and What To Pass Up On. When it comes to hair trends some will look good on you and others might make you stand out and not in a good way. So when it comes to trying a new hair trend always make sure it looks good on you before trying something new. One way to find out if a hair trend will look good on you is by asking your friends and showing them a picture before trying the look out. There are also countless hair sites that let you upload your picture and let you try different virtually.

This year there have been a few changes in popular hair styles and these have come almost without any notice. For those who look to celebrities and their hair-dos for inspiration the most popular hair style of the current year would no doubt be either that of Paris Hilton and her long hair or Farah Fasset. However, there are many women today who actually prefer to sport short hair and it seems that among the most popular hair styles of the year 2008 there are sure to be many that concern short hair.

Wrong Predictions

Most pundits had predicted long hair would be in this year but it seems that their predictions have turned out to be wrong. Nevertheless, the current trend in popular hair styles seems to be evenly spread between long and short hair styles. As far as long hair styles are concerned there are numerous Movie and Television stars, Runway stars and Print models that seem to prefer to let their hair grow long. Ditto Olympic Athletes! And, this is being copied by the everyday women.

The trouble with short hair styles is that it requires a certain kind of personality in order for this hair style to be more appealing. However, in the case of male popular hair styles it seems that most men today are opting for hair that is very wavy and perhaps even quit bushy. Some of the rough and tough guys are actually veering towards wearing their baldness as a style statement.

It seems that the Clark Kent look still finds favor among men and so is included among the most popular hair styles of the current year. It does seem however that the day of carefree rebellion and non-conformity have gone because none of the popular hair styles of today are catering to this kind of look.

To sum up, in the case of women the more popular hair styles of today are evenly split between long and short hairstyles. In the case of men, wavy, bushy as well as the bald look seem to be more favored. For a straight face the GQ look seems to be a popular hair style. Beauty of course is in the eyes of the beholder and so, whether or not you sport a popular hair style will not matter much to those who look beyond appearances.

Women will of course take extra pains to look as beautiful as possible but they would do well to look beyond today’s popular hair styles and concentrate instead on being them and to also make it a point to keep a smile on their face and not lose sleep over what is in and what is out of fashion.

Tips for Finding A Good Hair Salon

In Hair Tips on October 24, 2010 at 9:24 pm

Tips for Finding A Good Hair Salon. You should never feel disappointed when you leave a salon, and by taking the time to find the best beauty salon for you, you will always leave feeling happy and excited about your new look.
There are a few tips that you are going to want to keep in mind if you want to find the best beauty salon. Remember, what may be the best beauty salon for someone else may not at all be for you, and so you are going to need to take a bit of time and really consider some important factors.

For instance, you are going to need to take your ethnic background into consideration, because you will need to find a hair and beauty salon that is going to be able to cater to your needs. African Americans have different needs here than Caucasians for instance, and that is just the way it is, so you will need to understand this fact and find a beauty salon that can give you the results you are hoping for.

There are a few easy steps that you can follow if you want to find the best beauty salon, and which will be discussed here in more detail for you.

Learn What is Out There

The first step that you are going to need to take here is to make yourself aware of all the different salons that are in your general area, or whatever area you are willing to travel to. Now you have a starting point and know what you are working with.

Do Comparisons

Now you are going to want to take a bit of time to do comparisons between the different salons that you are considering. Find what all the advantages and disadvantages that each has to offer, to make the best decision here.

Check Them Out

Finally, to find the best beauty salon you are going to want to actually go into each salon that you are considering and check them out. This is important because you want to see how well the salon is kept and maintained, and also take a better look at the staff. You would expect a talented hairstylist to keep their own hair up well, so take a look at their appearance.

You may also want to actually go in so that you can speak to them one on one, and get a better idea of what their specialties are and what they have to offer you.

How to Choose the Right Hair Color For Your Hair

In Hair Color, Hair Tips on June 9, 2010 at 1:27 am

How to Choose the Right Hair Color For Your Hair. There are some people who are just blessed and lucky and who can look great with any hair color, but for most of us we need to generally stick to one hair color or another to look our best. There are a few tips that you will want to be aware of and which will help you understand what hair color is going to work best for you.

Skin Tone

One of the first and most important things you need to do if you want to be able to decide what hair color to go with is to determine what skin tone you have. Is it an olive skin tone that you have, or is your skin more golden?

Cool and Warm Categories

It is easy to figure out whether you have a cool or warm skin tone. If you have eyes that are deep brown or black-brown, gray blue or dark blue, hazel with white, gray or blue flecks, and your hair is blue black, deepest coffee brown, medium ash brown, medium golden brown, or dishwater blonde, you are considered as being in the cool category.

If you have golden brown eyes, green, green blue or turquoise eyes, and your skin tone is brown with pink undertone, brown with golden undertone, pale with peach or gold undertones, or ruddy, then you are  most likely a warm skin tone.

If you have a warm skin tone, you should avoid dark hair colors such as jet black and black-blue because they will wash out your natural color, and depending on your skin tone and of course your preferences, you will find that dark warm browns, rich golden browns and auburn, warm gold and red highlights and golden blonde shades work best on you.

So if you have a warm skin tone you are going to want to go no darker than a dark warm brown, which still has warmth in it. If you go jet black your skin will look white, whereas people with a cool skin tone could get away with black hair.

Of course the easiest route is to head to a professional hair salon where there will be hair experts and who can tell you which hair color is going to work best on you. Remember, when you are choosing a color for your hair it is not just as easy as picking up any box of color and getting that exact color. Depending on the undertones of your hair, your skin tone, and other factors, it may end up being a completely different color.

Natural Hair Care Products

In Hair Care Products, Hair Tips on May 31, 2010 at 1:09 am

Natural Hair Care Products.  Why You Should Use a Natural Hair Products. If you are trying to decide on a professional hair product to use, there are many reasons why you should choose a natural hair product. For one, you will know that you will not have to deal with any unfavorable side effects, which cannot be said for other types of hair products out there today.

You can get the exact same results with a natural hair product, and so don’t think that you have to worry about losing the effectiveness of your hair care products.

Selection

Of the literally thousands of different natural hair care products that are out there on the market today, there are a few in particular that you are really going to want to find out more about. There are also a few companies that you are going to want to check out to get a natural hair product, and Aubrey Organics is one of these.

They feature the GPB Glycogen Protein Balancing Conditioner for one, which allows you to feed your hair a healthy, balanced diet. It is nutrient-rich, protein-based GPB formula that works extensively to rehydrate and reenergize your hair, leaving you looking and feeling better than ever before.

If you like this product you will probably also enjoy their Blue Chamomile Hydrating Shampoo natural hair product, which lets you lather your hair in softness and shine. It is a naturally hydrating shampoo that is made with exotic, organic blue chamomile and shea butter. Its refreshing formula lightly conditions as it cleanses to leave hair full, silky and manageable.

You will also want to go through the Natria Company, which also offers a grand natural hair product selection to choose from. They specialize in natural herbal skin care, and they offer 14 different incredible natural skin care products plus hair and body care solutions formulated to support and build beautiful, healthy skin and hair.

Any of these natural hair products would be well worth at least trying out, and you will get the gorgeous results you are looking for, and by using only safe, all natural ingredients. Basically you know that hair care products would be safe to use on your hair if you would be able to make them at home. This means that there are no chemicals and other harmful ingredients included in the formula.

You can in fact buy all the ingredients that you need and make your own hair care products at home, if you like, and save yourself some money.