Two Tips for Better Communication with a Hairdresser

Have you ever left the salon completely dissatisfied with your new haircut? That’s a common problem for women everywhere and if you like to change up your look every once in a while, you’ll encounter this problem more often. The same goes for when you change salons. Even the best hairdresser will find it hard to actually give you the cut that you want if you don’t establish good communication between the two of you. Fortunately, you can remedy that by following these tips:

  1. Bring a Picture

If you’re trying to copy the look of your favourite celebrity, it would be much easier to just bring a picture for your hairdresser’s reference. Don’t bring just any photo along; try to bring a big one, like a spread in a magazine. It would be much better if you could also bring photos of that celebrity from different angles. Continue reading

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Simple Techniques to Achieve Glowing Skin

Having gorgeous and glowing skin can contribute much to a person’s self-esteem, not to mention approachability. Here are some simple methods to observe when you’re out to achieve glowing skin.

  • Protection from the sun – Direct exposure to the sun may result in the development of skin problems and worse. If avoiding the sun isn’t possible, you should always wear sunscreen with a good SPF rating, especially when swimming.

  • Proper cleansing – Taking long showers is actually bad for the skin, as this removes its natural moisture. Reduce your shower time and use warm water instead of hot. In addition, watch out for cleansing products with strong chemicals and replace these with mild cleansers and moisturiser.

  • Health lifestyle – A popular saying goes, “You are what you eat” and while this usually refers to your health in general, it actually applies to your skin too. Eat lean proteins, fruits, vegetables and whole grains and remove any kind of junk.

  • Quit smoking – Not only does smoking cause illnesses, but it also diminishes the nutrients the skin needs, which may result in the appearance of wrinkles and skin aging.

  • Avoid stress – Stress prompts development of skin problems such as acne breakouts. Learn how to manage stress to maintain your skin’s natural glow.

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Hottest Celebrity Hairstyle Trends This 2015

Celebrities all around the world have been looked to as the beauty and fashion trendsetters of the world. The glamorous designer gowns on red carpet events, the accessories—from bags to shoes to jewellery—are carefully selected to enhance the overall fashion statement.

One of the most highly anticipated things that audience and observers alike watch out for are the new hairstyles that, like the clothes the celebrities wear, make a vogue statement of their own. Uptown style, however, does not always mean uptight. Here are some of the hottest hairstyles; edgy, but unfussy enough to try for yourself. Continue reading

Hair Extensions Should Blend Well with Your Hair

The popularity of hair extensions illustrates how women value long and thick hair. With different kinds of hair extensions to choose from, preferences boil down to the hair type, method of attachment and budget. The hair extensions you select should also blend well with your own hair to achieve a natural look.

The length and colour of the hair extensions you choose should complement your natural hair. It is best to choose hair extensions that are neither too long nor too short for your original hair. It also helps to find hair extensions that match the colour of your original hair, or a shade that complements your skin tone. Extensions that are too different from your real hair may not give you the authenticity and beauty that you want. Continue reading

Hair Color Trends and Tips for 2015

Nothing is more dramatic than changing hair colors and if you’re planning to visit your salon soon, this might be a good read.

Hot Red

This hair color is highly sought after as it conveys elegance and enhances sex appeal. Whether you’re sporting long, wavy locks or straight, mid-length hair, this hue will do wonders for you. The secret to properly executing this look is to consider your skin tone and the make-up that you’re going to use. Keep to a warm skin tone and make up for a sunned look or you can go natural and just swipe in some red lipstick for a dramatic effect.

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The Importance of Skin Care

The beauty and cosmetic industry offers plenty of products and treatments that promise to revitalise and rejuvenate one’s skin. From sun blocks to facials, cleansers and moisturisers, you could spend hours every day looking after your skin if you purchased them all!

Proper skin care and maintenance is important to looking and feeling good about yourself. Here’s why a proper beauty regimen is akin to positive self-image and good health:

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Hair Care Tips for Women

For image-conscious women, makeup, clothes and jewellery are secondary to a woman’s crowning glory. Gorgeous hair speaks volumes about a woman’s commitment to care for herself and look after her sense of fashion and style. Without that tender loving care, hair gets damaged, tangled, and unmanageable, which is why it’s essential to maintain your daily grooming routine.

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