15-Minute Styles for Summer
I feel like a little kid whose been told to,"Go to your room". The new normal feels surreal. Staying at home feels weird. No work, no play, just stay. This is a time where we are feeling scared (no one wants to get sick,lose their business,or job), unsure (what happens next?) and trying to keep upbeat and positive. (Silly jokes, memes, and photos bombard social media).
If we are all hunkered down at home,Why Is everyone worried about their roots coming in and their extensions hanging by a thread? Or their nails looking horrendous? Why worry if your hairstyle is grown out? Because looking good is a huge part of feeling good! When we look good we feel like we can take on anything! So how do we look good when all the salons are closed?
Now is a great time to play around with hairstyles and to care for your hair and skin. You can do a hair masque easily. Take your deep conditioner and leave it on for 30 minutes,rinse and feel thirsty, winter dry hair rejuvenated. (We didn't always have time for that before). Dig into your bathroom closet and find all those face masques that you've been wanting to use. Put oil around your cuticles and on hands and feet to hydrate dry skin (use coconut oil or olive oil). What to do about scary roots? Look for all those eye shadow palettes you've been collecting and find a color close your your hair color. Utilizing a makeup brush apply shadow to the regrowth that is visible. This lasts a day or two, or when you next shampoo. This can tied you over for a month. Remember to thoroughly shampoo the shadow off of your scalp. (This was a trick we used to use in the movies, before they had all of those root camouflage products).
Now for fun! This is a time to play with new hairstyles.The three looks pictured on Davina are a fun way to play.The first style her hair is down and dried natural. Next using a small curling iron I took random pieces and defined her beautiful curls, resulting in a more polished look. Get out your hot tools and experiment!
Her second look is a quick and easy up sweep that looks great with jeans or an evening dress. I simply pinned up her curls with bobbie pins and let some curls escape for a soft look. Find all of your pins, barrettes, hair ties and headbands and have fun and get creative with them!
Her final look is playful and fun. I twirled up her curls into knots and pinned them up in a Mohawk fashion. This look is fun for dancing the night away,even at home. So grab a glass of wine, get out your hair styling tools, face time with your friends and host a hair party! Send me your looks, I would love to see your (hair)do's.
Model: Davina Rose | Hair Colorist and Hairstylist: Sandie Scott | Wardrobe styling: Sandie Scott | Makeup: Randi Mager | Photographer: Alex Jones
100 Year Bob!
Other words to describe this iconic cut are powerful and precise. This cut has a strong geometric shape and definitely makes a statement.
How did the BOB haircut get it’s name?
COCO CHANEL said, "Cut your hair and change your life."
She is quoted as saying "Cut your hair and change your life."
In the 1920s the “Bob” became all the rage,and lines could be found outside barber shops with women waiting to “bob” off their hair.
What social significance does the BOB represent?
Big BANG THEORY
The New Chop Bob
This Sophisticated look can be sleek and smooth or textured and curled. The versatility makes it the look of the season as we travel into Fall and opt for big comfy sweaters and turtle necks.
How do you know if you are ready to lose precious inches off your long hair? Blogger Cammie Scott flipped a coin. Other celebs decided after too much lightening a change was in order to make hair healthy again.
A clean edged bob is a great way to get rid of summers dried balyaged edges that are straggly and ragged.
I think by now we’ve all got the wavy look bob down, So, how do you get a smooth glass finish? It’s all in the styling. To get that sleek look start with your styling products. Add a leave in conditioning primer, like Framesi Primer 11 or B&B Daytime Protective Repair Fluid. For Blondes we love Framesi Color Lover Dynamic Blonde Serum. Next use a blow dry styling cream like Framesi BY WIO Strait Balm or B&B All Style Blowdry. We like to pair it with an oil, like B&B Hairdressers Invisible Oil or Framesi Stop Frizz.
Next, it’s all in the BRUSH! Use a large paddle brush and blow dry from nape to front up and over your head. This will dry it straight and smooth.
There are a lot of reason why hair thins out. STRESS, hormones, diet, illness, pollution, poor grooming habits, improper shampooing and brushing to name a few. But what are the solutions? Here is a list of simple solutions that can help.
First, Identify the Cause
Is it improper shampoo or using the wrong products? Ask your stylist which products work best with your scalp and hair. A lot of shampoos are free of sulfates,but sulfates used properly can really cleanse your scalp, some sulfate-free shampoos may not be getting your scalp as clean as you need it. Especially if you are using a lot of styling products. Dry shampoos give you an extra few days of styling and give your hair a boost at the roots,but they can clog follicles and dull hair and need to be thoroughly removed.
Are you losing an abnormal amount of hair? You normally loose 100 hairs a day. But if you notice excessive shedding call your doctor. You may have an underlying health problem If your hair is falling out more than normal. Remenber some seasons you will shed hair more than normal,so do not be alarmed if your hair falls out more during certain times of the year for a few months. Hair shedding is actually a normal part of the hair growth cycle. It’s the phase where hair comes out so a new one can come through.
Clogged follicles can result in thinning hair. If you are cleansing properly but still experience thinning hair, your follicles could be clogged from hormones, dry scalp or oily scalp. Get the follicles unclogged. My favorite shampoo for unclogging follicles is Framesi Morphosis Densifying shampoo. Its natural ingredients, blueberry extract, Vitamin H(Biotin) olive and palm oils, and apple stem cells not only unclog follicles but help with hair growth.
So many great products to help with hair solutions
Bumble and Bumble Scalp detox is also good, with micellar water and a fizzing foam, it feels like pop rocks on your scalp for a squeaky clean scalp.
Next VITAMINS and healthy diet. I love Framesi Densifying Extreme drops, they go right on your scalp, where you need it! Blueberry, propolis and royal jelly along with Biotin, for hair bulb metabolism.
There are a lot of home remedies too, like honey, coconut and olive oils and even mashed avocado. My personal favorite is castor oil. It works on a lot of scalp issues.
These are pretty messy and time consuming, I prefer the easy way out. Especially when there are so many good products with natural ingredients. But if you have time and feel like cooking up a home remedy, then do it!
I also find that home remedies can be expensive. Mashing organic avocados and coconut oil is not cheap, especially if you need to do it 3 times a week and you know you can’t save an avocado once mashed.
Which ever route you take, remember consistency is key, one time use does not net results, and no results are instant.
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100 Year Bob!
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