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A Splendid Assemblage: Favorite Up-Do Hairstyle Tutorials for Summer

A Splendid Assemblage: Favorite Up-Do Hairstyle Tutorials for Summer
Hair has always been my "thing" but I do develop certain "shave it all off" tendencies at least once a year. So far I haven't..I do wonder how that would feel though. There are so many fantastic hair tutorials out there that even in this heat I really don't mind how long my hair is.Except when my bangs get too long and then everything turns dark. Here are some of my favorite up-do and bun hair tutorials for these hot summer months or any season really :)

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Create Ombre Nails With Just One Polish After progressing from hair to fashion, the ombré trend has made its way to your manicure. The look is simple to recreate at home, and you don’t even have to track down five sequential shades. The secret: you only need color. Hipster Hair Hairstyles at My New Hair – Free Hairstyle Gallery Natural Hippie Hair Beautiful blonde and brunette colored hair worn out and natural. Waterfall Braid With Curls Hair inspiration, gorgeous waterfall braids with curls. Perfect hairstyle for everyday, prom, even your wedding day. This hairstyle is very versatile and always causes major hair envy.

Gradient Blend the edges with a fluffy brush in small, circular motions - or just use your finger. Blend the edges into the lighter color. Blend the edges of the darkest color into the medium color - this should look like a seamless gradient. TIP: UD and MAC shadows (along with many others) have amazing pigmentation, but if you can't get the same intensity from your shadow, use a wet brush to apply. Go over the edges with a dry brush and dry shadow to blend. To finish, apply liner and mascara.

Bottle it up The best stuff in life is free. Like sunshine, blue skies and THE OCEAN…if you have access to it, that is. Which I don’t. And I know it’s only January but I’m already Jonesing for spring. So, to scratch the itch, I decided to go with beach hair. hair Today is Sunday, a relaxing day and I want to share with you the care I usually have with my hair. I hope you find it useful. They are 7 easy tips that will surely help to keep your hair healthy.

How to Get Perfect Shapes on your Nails Update! I made an update for the "How to get perfect shapes on your nails" Post (original). It's a much simpler design and has very easy to follow steps. I also created this little mini quick reference "cheat sheet" for the steps. These are the materials you will need. Hole Puncher(s) I found smaller heart one at the dollar store, Nail polishes and masking tape (painters tape works also and I find it easier to work with thin tape).

Messy chunky beach waves... Easy tutorial! I'm one of those people who was cursed with stick straight thin hair that hates to curl. I used to do the traditional "braid your hair before bed" and rag curling tricks to get nice beachy waves, but they never ended up turning out right the next day. I didn't like the fact that the process took a whole night, and I had no way of knowing what my hair was going to look like when I pulled the braids/rags out.

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. 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! Section Off The waterfall braid works best on straight or loose waves. Brush out all the knots with a wide tooth comb. 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. 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?

The Look - 6 secrets I learned at makeup artist school total-beauty TODAY Style TODAY Jan. 12, 2012 at 9:50 AM ET Totalbeauty.com / By Sharon Yi, TotalBeauty.com You could say that I have a love/hate relationship with makeup. Messy bun tutorial (Coat by French Connection) After this post, I got a few requests for a “messy bun” hair tutorial! My boyfriend laughed when I told him that I needed help photographing it. It is a bit unintuitive – a process for making your hair “messier.” That said, this method will probably have to be tailored to fit your individual hair type; it even took me a few tries to photograph and post this tutorial properly, as sometimes it turns out better than others.

I PLEDGE... - thebeautydepartment.com photo: lilylock.tumblr.com/post design: eunice chun Every single Winter I swear that I’m not going to let my face get dry, irritated and chapped. But life gets in the way, I forget to stay on top of it and before I know it, the corners of my lips are cracked and my chin is so dry and irritated that it even has little rash-like bumps on it! Then I spend the next month trying to turn it around, but the heavy emollient creams strong enough to tackle the chapped skin only inflame and irritate the rash, causing dermatitis and break outs, landing me in my dermatologist’s office, hoping my insurance will cover it!! It’s enough to drive a woman nuts.

Tips To Stay Beautiful You're constantly hearing about beauty tricks you hope will work. So we've sifted through the wackiest tips to find five that can actually work wonders. Heat your eyelash curler If you have stick-straight eyelashes one of the best ways to curl them is to heat your eyelash curler with a hair dryer for 5-8 seconds.

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