Thursday, June 19, 2014

Hair Everywhere...What Style is Your Style?


Do you dread having your hair cut?  

Are you wary of sitting in the stylist's chair facing yourself looking like a drowned cat? 

Is it difficult to explain what you're looking for in a new cut or style?

No matter how much you say you want a change, do you usually walk away with the same hair cut, just a bit shorter?

If you answered Yes to any or all of these questions it's time to arm yourself with the tools that will impact your next visit with your stylist.  All in the name of Change.

What shape face do you have?  

The correct cut can soften a square jaw, slenderize a full, round face or balance a sharp chin and broad forehead.  The guide below shows different face shapes along with celebrities that share them.  By studying the changing hair styles of the woman you most relate with, you may be able to find a style that suits you.  The choices will be unlimited.  



How much time are you willing to spend on your hair? 

Even the best cut won't make you happy if you don't have the time  to properly style it. Some cuts are wash and go while others require more intense styling efforts.  There are also styles that can be pinned up for daily wear and let down for dressier events.












Do you have the proper tools to style your hair?  

Combs, brushes, rollers, flat irons?  Root lifter, heat protectant spray, gels, mousse, argan oil, hair spray (light, medium, strong), and the list can go on and on.  Yes, a proper hair cut is the first step, but without the proper styling tools you'll never achieve the look you want. Although your stylist is your best resource for product knowledge, they are also known to up-sell products for extra commission.  With that said, have an honest conversation with your stylist and be honest about how much you can spend on products.  You should be pleasantly surprised when he/she recommends products that will fit your budget.







Overall, with a bit of research and time, Yes you can have hair you'll Love.

Are you satisfied with your hair?  What would you change if you could?

8 comments:

  1. I like my hair some of the time, but as I've aged its lost a lot of its natural texture (used to be wavy, now is mostly straight). I find that a good hair stylist has been helpful in getting some of the texture back, and also to getting a good cut that works for your hair!

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    1. Exactly. Funny that your hair is becoming more straight as you age. I've gone the complete opposite, from stick straight to wavy, almost curly. Yes, a good stylist is key.

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  2. I have a long face shape. I find that side swept bangs help. Thx for visiting my blog.

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    1. I always go back to the side-swept bang, I think it works well for most face shapes.

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  3. I love my hair, but I have learned to let it do what it wants to do. When it wants to curl I work with the curl, when it wants to be unmanageable I put it in a braid or wear it up. :)

    Nightchayde

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    1. I completely agree. As I am ageing my hair is much more coarse and curly. So on humid days I just let it do it's thing and curl. As you say I can always put it up.

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  4. It would be so great if my hair was straight or curly, but instead after it drys it is just sort of frizzy fuzz. I have to straighten it everyday or I don't feel like myself. I do however adore my stylist! She is the absolute best!!

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    1. I'm battling dryness and the fuzzies too. My problem is over-processing. Even though I only use a single color, it's permanent dye and so it is very drying. Now I deep condition once a week with a hair masque from Kiel's. It's very hydrating and I am beginning to notice a difference. I leave it on with a shower cap for a minimum of 30 minutes, longer if I can. Once I rinse it off my hair is noticeably soft and shiny. Give it a try.

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