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Sea of Shoes: HAIR HOW-TO. I am sometimes asked how I style my hair, and while my method is far from perfect, I thought I'd show you how!

Sea of Shoes: HAIR HOW-TO

My hair is pretty straight and fine naturally and I always let it air dry. Since I go about three days between washes, I like to curl it on the first day and let it mellow out into some nice waves over the next two. Let's get started! If your hair doesn't hold curl very well then you may want to put a palmful of curling mousse in it when it is halfway dry. First I comb out all of the tangles and apply a liberal amount CHI Iron Guard Protection Spray to prep my hair. (though I want to upgrade to one of the fancy new ones from Sultra soon!) When I'm done curling the bottom section, I mist it with Bumble and bumble Spray de Mode and comb through the curl with my fingers. Ahh!! If you want to dress it up a little, you can do a braided headband look! Find a spot on the opposite side of your head and pin it so that it blends in naturally with the rest of your hairstyle. Lovely easy hairstyle. The History of Hair.

Whether it’s a braided bun or flowing tendrils, hair has always mirrored the cultural zeitgeist.

The History of Hair

Here’s a look at the locks that turned heads then and now. 14th Century B.C. Queen Nefertiti, royal wife of an Egyptian Pharaoh is depicted in art wearing a grand headdress. Even without a strand of hair showing, her likenesses brought her new notoriety as one of history’s great beauties. 10th Century B.C. MORE: The scoop on ancient hair gel. 1st Century B.C.Ancient Roman and Greek women of status wore their long hair in ornate braids close to their heads, and use powdered gold to add highlights to their hair. 1000 A.D. 1300s & 1400s Medieval maidens (think the women in "Braveheart" or any Camelot/Robin Hood flick) wore their hair long and braided, either down their backs or coiled into buns against their ears, Princess Leia-style. 1700s Marie Antoinette asserted her high social ranking by taking her hair to new heights.

Read More 1950s Hair bulks up with bouffants. How-To: Instant Hairstyles- Do Yourself. Find out about 10 Holiday Hair Must Do's. By kenziepoo | Are you in need of some hair inspiration for all your holiday happenings this year?

Find out about 10 Holiday Hair Must Do's

A lot of us go all out with sparkles, high heels, and deep red lipstick. Why not try and complete your look with the perfect Holiday Hair too! We have found 10 beautiful Holiday Hair Must Dos for you to find inspiration from! Keep reading after the jump to view our 10 Holiday Hair Must Dos! Nggallery id=’122048′ Braided Do This hairstyle is basically the same thing as milkmaid braids, only modified to up the volume and lessen the big part in the back. For More Hair Inspiration follow me on my Pinterest here! 7 totally chic braids to rock this winter The 20 best makeup, hair, and nail trends of Fall/Winter 2011 25 fun and flirty nail trends you have to try 15 easy DIY Christmas decor ideas 10 stunning gift-wrapping ideas for the holidays. How to curl your hair with a sock! No heat.

D.I.Y. Curls: How To Rag Roll Your Hair. I love the look of naturally curly hair!

D.I.Y. Curls: How To Rag Roll Your Hair

My sweet friend, Katie, told me about rag rolling. It's a quick and simple way to get natural looking curls without using a curling iron! I asked her to share her method here on A Beautiful Mess because I knew you'd be itching to learn like I was! Enjoy... You'll need some cut fabric strips, a comb and some water.