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25 HairStyle TUTORIALS & EXTRAS! Looking GOOD!

25 HairStyle TUTORIALS & EXTRAS!

With the holidays also come a bunch of parties! Some of them are just family gatherings, some other ones are work related and some are hosted by great friends. Whatever the occasion is I think we ladies deserve to look good, regardless of our age, size or taste. No Heat Curls - Moms Who Wear High Heels and Swear. GUEST POST. Photos by: Kathleen Bly post designed by kristin ess Mad love for our first guest post winner, Taylor Nick!!!

GUEST POST

I am fully obsessed with this bohemian-inspired-braided-goodness! Even though Taylor had some SERIOUS competition, there’s no doubt that this little lady took the cake in our hair tutorial contest. She created a beautiful, textured, easy hairstyle that will work with almost any hair type. BRAIDY BUNCH. Photo: kristin ess + thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess This week my little sister came to stay with me.

BRAIDY BUNCH

Since we LOVE braids around here, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to use her shiny brown hair to show you how to do this quick one. How To Style a Fishtail Braid. We love the look of fishtail braids!

How To Style a Fishtail Braid

This trend is incredibly easy to style, even on your own hair. Kinsey and I photographed the steps so you can try it out for yourself... Here's how to style a fishtail braid... 1. Part your hair into two even sections. 2. Homemade Hair Treatments - At Home DIY Hair Treatments. Eggs, yogurt and honey are, at first glance, all components of a tasty breakfast—but they also happen to be hair treatment ingredients, and affordable, all-natural ones at that.

Homemade Hair Treatments - At Home DIY Hair Treatments

And they're not the only ones. Did you know, for instance, that the oils in avocados more closely resemble our own skin's oils than any product in the beauty aisle does? Or that the mild acidity in lemon is an effective—and gentler—alternative to chemical-laden products? Next time your locks need a lift, save money by using one of these kitchen fixes. How-To: The Cascade/Waterfall Braid. The waterfall braid also known as the cascade braid recently exploded as the new "trend braid" of the season.

How-To: The Cascade/Waterfall Braid

The waterfall effect looks cool and complex, but it's easier to style than you think. Give this beautiful braid a try when Beautylish takes you through the how-to! PIN IT UP, GIRL. Photo: justin coit for thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess Our email box is literally flooded with requests for updos so here’s a fun one to get us all going!

PIN IT UP, GIRL

This is always a favorite for attending an event. This updo looks gorgeous on any hair color but particularly amazing with hilighted hair because it gives the hair lots of depth and dimension.