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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. 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?
I don’t know about you ladies, but I’m itching for the summer. It doesn’t help that department stores are already putting out their summer wear and swimsuits. Have you ever wanted to get that beautiful “natural” beach curl look to your hair? I want to share with you a technique that works for ALL types of hair, whether it be short, long, thick, thin, frizzy, or flat… and no curling iron involved! 1.
There’s nothing worse than trying to maneuver your locks into a cool-looking updo while at work! Jennifer Villacis from Chicago’s Sine Qua Non Salon shows us in our second video tutorial how to create an easy, vintage-y office-to-party look that can be achieved in seconds using any old hair, no pins and no product- all you need is an elastic headband or two! Step One: Begin with curly or wavy hair with volume at the crown. Step Two: Place an elastic band (or two) around the head to build volume at the crown. Step Three: Smooth the crown.
photos: Nookie A/W '12 Lookbook post designed by Kristin Ess HAPPY WEDNESDAY, hair hustlers! Since pretty much nobody enjoys thinking about blowing out their hair on a random wednesday night, it feels like a great time to talk about NOT blowing out your hair. I ran across this gorgeous lookbook from Nookie while browsing the www, so I had to share it with you guys! I couldn’t help but notice that this model’s hair was repping days 2, 3 and 4 of a blow out in the most amazing ways.
I love the look of naturally curly 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!
Twiggy is one of my favorite style icons from the 1960s. I've tried for years to style my eyeliner like hers. It's so much fun! Here are a few tips.... Steps 1-2: Using liquid eyeliner, line the top of your eyelid with a thick line.
I'm so excited to share this hair tutorial! Beehives can be intimidating, but they are actually pretty simple to style when you have the right supplies. The first time I tried this technique was in this video shoot and I've been a believer ever since. Here's what you'll need: A bath loofa (any color), A piece of fabric that matches your hair color (just large enough to cover your loofa), a rubber band, bobby pins and hair spray (I use Got2b Glued Step 1: Cover a bath loofa in a solid fabric that matches your hair color.
Love bows? We do too! Learn to make a pretty bow with your own hair so you can feel extra fancy.
Here's a brand new, extra magical hair how-to by Katie of Skunkboy . 1.Start with a dramatic side part. 2. Separate a small section of hair on the side. This will be the beginning of your braid. 3.Taking that section, separate it into two smaller sections. 4. Using a fishtail braid method , begin braiding. 5. Continue the french braid until you reach behind the ear. Then finish your braid all the way down using the regular fishtail method. 6.
We love the look of fishtail braids! 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.
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. 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.
Are you in need of some hair inspiration for all your holiday happenings this year? 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! Braided Do
photos: angelaandithyle.com post designed by kristin ess Time to mix up the mundane… This has always been one of our favorite ways to spice up the plain old ponytail. We asked our fabulous friend Jaclyn from somenotesonnapkins.com to lend us a head to show you how to get hot hair in a hurry!
You Totally Got This: 4 Easy Braids For Rookies Written by Nikki Novo , Photographed by Jose M. Luciani , Styled by Audra Billingsley
Blow-dry hair straight to make it easier to braid. Part hair in the center. Infiniti Nano Silver by Conair Tourmaline Ceramic Styler, $50, drugstores Separate out a one-inch section on both sides of part — two inches back from the hairline. Take a two-inch piece above each ear, and clip out of the way. Pull the rest of hair into a low bun.