How To Do Linear Color And Other Funky Color Techniques

At home hair color is a million-dollar business, but there are some services that at-home hair color cannot provide. These services include new and funky techniques used by stylists to create custom styles and looks. But if you know how to do the techniques, you can do them yourself without having to set foot in a salon. Here are just a few of the latest salon color trends and how to do them yourself: Slicing Slicing is probably the easiest highlighting technique for you to master at home. The look is very trendy and is identified by a few chunky highlights around the face or in the front of the hair. To use this technique on your hair, make 1, …

How to deal with baldness

Generally, when your hair starts to get gray, you can easily fix it with a little well thought coloring. But with baldness… well, you have to get more creative. As most men realize, the hair is a limited duration asset, which will eventually show more on the shower floor than on your head. You’ve got to make the best of it while you still have it. The exact cause of male balding has not yet been discovered, but it has something to do with the male sex hormones. So, until the miraculous cure arrives, you’ve got to make the best of your hair while you still have it. – The first rule of balding: Don’t bother with comb-overs. They don’t …

In-Between Hair: Out-Growing A Bad Haircut

In-between hair — when you are waiting for that bad haircut to grow out — is a frustrating hair problem. Fortunately there are ways to get through this difficult time with a minimum of stress. Acceptance The first thing to do is to accept your hair as it is. Admit that there is only so much you can do at this stage. Once you accept your fate, then you can begin to focus on finding styles that are possible. Look at fashion magazines for models with hair similar to yours. Then take an evening and experiment with these different styles. You may be surprised at the results. Accessorize Accessories can be your best friend when styling in-between hair. Your hair …

How To Make Thinning Hair Lush and Thick

Even people with thinning hair dream of having lush, thick and healthy locks to set off their complete look. For most people with thinning hair, though, all of their styling endeavors are met with frustration and a resulting style that falls short of the image that they had envisioned. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Thinning hair does not sentence you to a life of dull and unstylish tresses. In fact, there are several things that you can do to make your thinning hair look stunning. And the best part is that these thinning hair options won’t take a great deal of your time or money either. The first thing that you need to do to make your …

How To Find The Perfect Formal Hairstyle

Finding the right hairstyle for that special occasion can be a big chore. No matter whether it is your wedding day or a formal work party, looking your best is always your top priority and you pay just as much attention to your hair as you do your dress. So, how can you find perfect updos and formal styles to suit your individual personality and style of dress? Probably the best place to start is online. There are literally hundreds of photo galleries dedicated to updos and formal hairstyles alone. By browsing these sites, you can find numerous styles and print them out so that you can share them with your stylist. All you need to do to find these …

How To Add Special Touches To Updos

If you want to create a special and dramatic look for that special occasion, the last thing you want to do is look like a cookie-cutter Barbie doll when it comes to your hairstyle. And the truth is that many of your formal hairstyles were probably just that, exact replicas of styles that were worn on every special occasion for years stretching back into time. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can create a different and exciting new updo for each and every formal occasion even if you only know how to do one type of formal hairstyle. You see, the key to creating a different look lies in the details. You could actually style your hair …

How Internet Changes Wig-making

The Internet impacts all branches and now it’s time for such a conservative one as wigmaking. Thanks to the global network one can choose from the infinite variety of wig models available in the Internet and have it hand made personally for him or her by the masters of this craft in Eastern Europe at the price of good readymade product. One of Eastern Europe vendors only needs a photo of a wig model of one’s choice. One can find a photo in Australia, have it made in Poland and sent to US or the UK. That is how Internet works. Manager of the site Frank Migas says “Like many vendors we operate in many countries where clients have greatly …

How To Choose Over-The-Counter Products For Your Hair

Ah, the never-ending debate over professional and non-professional hair-care products. In the past, this debate was resolved easily with a famous quote, “You get what you pay for.” But today, the line between professional and non-professional products has become blurry due to the emergence of inexpensive professional products and expensive non-professional products. You see, it used to be that you almost always paid $10 for a bottle of shampoo from the salon. Non-professional shampoos, on the other hand, only cost a couple of dollars. Today, however, you can spend as much or more on a bottle of shampoo from your local department store as you can for a bottle from the salon. The reason that this is so is because …

How to Get the Hottest Sedu Hairstyles

Many of the most famous celebrities in both television and movies are sporting Sedu Hairstyles. Celebrity Sedu hairstyles are one of the many latest fashion trends to come out of Hollywood. What makes the celebrity Sedu hairstyles unique though? Why are the Sedu hairstyles so popular? The celebrity Sedu hairstyles are very popular for a lot of women who have naturally curly hair, or thicker and more course hair. Many celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Halle Barry, Angelina Jolie and many others do not have natural long smooth and flowing hair like you constantly see them sporting on television and in movies. The secret of many movie stars is their celebrity Sedu Hairstyles. Why would they choose Sedu hairstyles though? The …

How To Use Pictures Of Hair Styles To Find Your New Look

Most people choose their new hair style by looking at a picture of a hair style or browsing hair style photos. This can be a great way to find the perfect look, but there are some guidelines that you should keep in mind when looking at pictures of hair styles. Doing so can help you avoid hair disasters and guarantee that you come out looking like your chosen hairstyle picture. You can find pictures of hair styles in style books and portfolios found at most salons, in fashion magazines, and in online hair style photo galleries. All of these ways can give you numerous ideas and a picture of hair style that you can carry with you to discuss your …

Stop the ‘Tresses’ — From Color Burnout, That Is!

Finding the perfect hair colorist can be as difficult as locating a needle in a haystack, and affording to pay that pro every five weeks for maintenance may be an even more difficult challenge. Here are a few tips and tricks to make your most recent salon visit last just a little bit longer. * Try to avoid subjecting your freshly colored hair to the harsh chlorine found in swimming pools. Sure, a dip in the pool might sound fun, but the chemicals can damage your color and, in some cases, may even cause lighter hair to turn a faint shade of green. You may cringe at the thought of a swimming cap, but it will prevent your color from …

Stunning Hair Straight From Your Kitchen

It’s a fact that as the seasons change, so does our hair. Depending on your hair type and climate, your hair may turn oily or dry, dull or limp or your hair may begin to thin out a little. We’re really no different than other animals in that we shed our hair in the spring and fall and it’s not impossible that you may notice a few bare spots where you would normally have hair. Never fear, your kitchen pantry holds several basics which contain the same active ingredients as many pricey salon hair therapies. These remedies are great if you develop a specific problem and don’t have a product specially formulated for treating it. In many cases, these home …

Straighten Up, Curly!

It’s hard to imagine the difficulties women went through to straighten their hair back in the “good old days.” With no specialty tools available at the time, women had to use things like a clothing iron to get the desired look. Dangerous and damaging, but there was no other choice, then. Today there are effective appliances and products that will help ease the transition from curly to straight. Going Straight Getting your hair straight is not a quick and easy task, especially if your hair is extremely curly. Thick or long curly hair can take hours to get right. So, this is certainly not a quick style change to try before a first date. But it is certainly doable. However, …

Straight up your curly hair

Some people have hair some people have head and some people have both. Leaving aside the lobby of head, the remaining two are carrying hairs on head and wants to keep them straighten. But there is another side of story too. Different persons have different types of hairs in color like brown or black etc. Likewise some people have straight hair, some have curly hair, and some have thick hair, some have thin hair, some have long hair, and some have short hair. It seems that this world is full of hairy type pf people; men and women. Among these hairy types, there is a breed of curly haired people both men and women. In the view of other hairy …

Straight Talk On Gorgeous, Manageable Hair

The best thing about the warm months? For many, it’s the weather. The worst thing? For some, it’s what the weather does to hair. The frizzing effect of heat and humidity on hair can be a gal’s worst enemy, especially for those who seek soft, sleek waves or neat, polished hair-the hottest look this season. Fortunately for the 60 percent of American women who define their hair as curly, wavy or unmanageable, there are new systems and products to help beat the frizz factor and style curly or unruly hair into smooth, easy locks. Long-lasting hair straightening systems, such as thermal straightening (also known as “Japanese straightening”), are growing in popularity, but are still very costly (from $300 to $1,000) …

Simple Steps for Beautiful Hair

HAIR MAINTENANCE There are a few things you can do on a regular basis that will improve the overall health and appearance of your hair, as well as a few things you can avoid. In general, here’s a few standards: Brush your hair: Yep, the good old fashioned hundred strokes. This stimulates blood supply to the scalp, removes dead skin cells from the scalp before they can get infected, and distributes sebum over the hair shaft for moisturizing and protection. Bend over from the waist and hang limply while doing some of the brushing. Use a natural bristle brush or other gentle brush. Be careful and don’t hurry. Better to go slow and only get 30 strokes in, than go …