Browsing articles in "Beauty Tips"
Mar
22
2012

How to Curl Your Hair with a Flat Iron

Chi Flat Iron

What did we ever do without the invention of a Flat Iron? If you were like my friends and I, you used a REGULAR Iron, you know – the kind that straightens wrinkles out of clothes.  It wasn’t an easy thing to do… laying your head on an ironing board while simultaneously ironing out the curls in the hair that was attached your head!  Talk about a stretch – we certainly were creative back then, [...]

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Mar
19
2012

Lather up to prevent damage from the sun

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It’s only March, but the summer sun is coming out to play and boy is it exciting! The tank tops, shorts and sandals are all getting removed from storage and happily adorned. The only thing left to do… is get a tan. Most everyone prefers the way they look with a little color and as summer approaches we attempt to get that sun-kissed look back as fast as possible. According to a survey, one-third of [...]

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Nov
22
2011

Fall Must Have Beauty Products

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I’m always looking for new beauty products, and I’m glad for any excuse to find new ones. I’ve been perusing beauty magazines, and I’ve culled out some beauty products that they’re calling must-haves. Some of them I’ve tried, and some I’m just dying to. Feminine floral perfumes are big this fall. Nothing too overwhelming, or strong. Something sublimely feminine, with a citrus or musk underneath. Try Pink Sugar by Aquolina. It blends sweet notes like [...]

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Nov
17
2011

Repair Your Damaged Hair Easily

redken extreme rescue

In the winter, there’s no such thing as the wash-and-go when it comes to hair. It’s too cold outside – you can actually freeze your hair if you go out with it damp. That means the lovely days of summer and giving your hair a break from heat styling are long gone. You’re going to be leaning on the hair dryer and heat styling a lot more. And that means you can damage your hair. [...]

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Oct
10
2011

Tips for Healthy Hair

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Everyone wants healthy, strong hair. No matter whether you wear it short or long, it’s a symbol of our beauty and our creativity. Wear it up or down, spiked or straight, if our hair is not healthy, it doesn’t look good. These few tips will keep your locks luscious, shiny, and healthy. Do you wash your hair every day? Unless you have oily skin, you may not need to. Your hair will stay healthier if [...]

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Sep
30
2011

Fall Hair Care Tips

chi

The colder weather of the autumn can leave your locks looking as dry as those leaves falling from the trees. With just a few subtle changes to your beauty routine, you can keep your hair looking beautiful in the fall weather. Just as trees lose their leaves in the fall, you shed more hair during this season. Conditioning your hair is important, and don’t forget your scalp! Even if you don’t normally have a problem [...]

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Sep
26
2011

Stay Beautiful This Fall – Autumn Beauty Tips

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The long hot summer is over, and with it goes summer makeup and beauty care. Fall, with its cooler weather has a whole different set of beauty problems. Here are some tips to keep you looking fresh this fall. Hair Care Make sure to deep condition your hair once a week. The dryer air and cooler temps of the fall can dry out your locks in a heartbeat. You don’t want your hair looking as [...]

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Sep
13
2011

Blake Lively Hair Tutorial

kerastase

If you’ve been admiring Blake Lively’s hair on Gossip Girl, you’re not the only one. Her hair style is fast becoming the number one requested cut in salons. Want to know how to get those sexy waves? I’ve put together a little tutorial. Prep your hair by using a moisturizing shampoo like Kerastase Bain Satin 2. You’re going to be using heat styling, and you want your hair to be soft and silky. You’ll keep [...]

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Aug
18
2011

Easy Back To School Hair Styles

chi shine

Summer’s almost over, and you’re ready to go back to school. How are you going to wear your hair? You want casual and easy to style, especially at first. Who wants to roll out of bed and spend hours on their hair? These styles will get you going in a hurry and keep you looking great without a lot of fuss. Use a texturizer in your hair for maximum volume, and let your hair go [...]

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Aug
17
2011

The Power of Aloe

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Aloe Vera has been used in beauty products throughout history. It’s been documented that ancient Egyptians used aloe vera frequently – both Cleopatra and Nefertiti used aloe vera in their daily beauty routine. The aloe vera plant is not a cactus, as many people believe it to me. It’s a lily. Whatever it is, this succulent plant packs a big punch in the beauty product world. A search for ‘aloe vera’ on StocknGo showed me [...]

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