Carol Sangen

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2015 Hair Trends To Watch: How To Style Your Hair This Quarter

Braided hair style
2015 Braided Hairstyle

So far the past year lots of hairstyles have dominated in the beauty scene. Worry not I am going become your “hairstyle fortune teller” and predict to you about the styles in the coming quarter. Therefore worry not because you are in the know.

Braids are the number-one style to watch out for in 2015. The combination of the French braid and side-swept hair is the in thing.  This hair style is a comeback of the retro and the vintage. The Gothic and punk inspired chic braids are worthwhile style to adorn. Braids accessorized with ribbons and scarfs inspired by Dolce&Gabanna are certainly going to make 2015 a cool year.

Side Swept HairstyleSide swept hair is the most chic hairstyle to look forward to in 2015. The side swept hairstyle involves parting the hair at the side of forehead and let it sweep across the forehead. You secure the hair at the opposite side of your head. Currently Alexander Wang has popularized this style when showcasing in her runway designs.

The wet hair is certainly the trend going to dominate the coming quarter. This ultra-innovative hairstyle with wet effect is definitely an uber-modern revolution. The wet hairdo is definitely the glam for the red carpet in the next season.

Cute Ballerina Bun
Ballerina Bun
Needless to say, the cute ballerina buns will definitely rock the winter of 2014. Being easy to do, the style provides comfy and casual looks the much needed glam without much clutter. From a low tied bun to mid head bun the style will definitely adorn the showbiz.

If you think ponytail is being done being ponytail then you are in for shock.  The pony tail has taken the center stage of most fashion shows as the ethereal hairstyle. Ranging from fashion shows from Rome, London, to Paris, this hairstyle will still grace the runways. The coming quarter is definitely supremacy of pony-tailed ladies fashioned in most captivating and creative manner as possible. The varied ponies will be informed of classy side parted hair with touches of effortless. Victoria Beckham owns this style with a personalized low back do and central parted front. Creating several knots of the bands will give one the wanted edge.  Accessorizing the pony with scarfs is the in thing.

An ageless facade in the glitz and glamour is the classic French twist. It is synonymous with most elegant evening events. A throw of both modern and classic French twist certainly creates a more comfy and upbeat look.

Straight Hair flow
Blonde straight hair

The world renown hairstylists definitely recommends the straight hairdo for the coming quarter. This flawless style lets your straight hair flow from your temples to your shoulders. It’s delicately the time to flaunt that long mane you proudly own.

Metallic Golden Color Shade
Metallic Shade in Golden Color

Lastly we expect to see classy and innovative colors that are different from the basic shades, we expect, red, metallic golden, brownish and Blondie looks in 2015.

A little creativity here and there won’t hurt in 2015. Make you of the pins to come up with your unique style. 2015 will see most people use many pins to create the uber-curious

and spectacular trend. Its speculated that adorning hairstyle will create you the frenzy you desire from your admirers in 2015.

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How To Maintain Latino Style Hair

Latino Hair Style
Latino Hairstyle

Most Latino chicas may not have the time to go for fancy blow out, but you can always keep the pelo (hair) under control. The curling wand serves the urgent purpose to take care of the hair. It enhances the textured curls irrespective of how loose or tight they are. Señora/ señoritta its time to spruce up your hair with the curling rod.

In case you have long loose curls, the 1 ¼ “barrel will help you create an effortless relaxed look. Smooth and glossy hairdo is obtained due to the ceramic surface of the wand.  The spiral wand creates spiral curls on the magnificent black Latino hair. The pearls create a space that allows the curl to rest in the groove as you hold it hence less tangles.

Summer comes with hot and sweaty hair and no ones like hairs falling on their neck in this simmering and bolstering heat. The excuriating heart can be too much but you can cool it off with a stylish up do. The Slicked French twist is a chic hairstyle for the Latin hair. It’s created using pomade to slick back the hair.  First you create a deep part then twist and fold the hair around itself.

The second style for Latino Señoras is the sectioned natural hair. This creates both a sleek and tousled. Create Odette Annabel’s look by pulling sections of hair out of the middle to create a poof and more texture. The Latino hair cannot go wrong with a scarf accessory. Just like Eva Mendez you can own a polished Latino look.

The 80’s retro look can still look great on the Latino hair. The Selena Gomez braided schrunchie style has never been so fierce and total chic than before. Wearing a braided bun on the Latino hair creates a young and lively look.  Celeb, Victoria Justice does ‘justice’ to the braided bun by creating more volumes with curls at the crown. Play around with this style by creating a ballerina bun. To crown it all braid a section of the hair and wrap it around the bun. Lastly secure it with pins. And there you have the perfect Latino bun!

Jennifer Lopez high pony works wonders on the casual look.  The sleek, easier and voluptuous pony is the way to go!  With a little effort you can create a casual but glam fishtail look. Braid your hair at the side of your head and let some curls dangle off your face. This Eva Mendes look works any time on your head.

Ballroom milkmaid braid is definitely a must do look among many sophisticated ladies. Achieve this by creating two braids on both sides of the head, and then pull it to the center to create a crown. Lastly secure it with bobby pins. Whichever hairstyle you choose to wear ensure that it accentuates your Cabello!

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How To Perfect The Famous Afro Bantu knots DIY Hairstyle

Have you done the DIY Bantu knots then ended up with cheesy ugly results or curls that disappear within a day or two? Then there is something you are not doing right. When the hair is tied around itself, the Perfect Bantu knots resemble a pile of tyres or a pyramid when your hair is long and small rosettes when the hair is short.

When the knots are untied they resemble a corkscrew. The outcome of the DIY should be bouncy, springs of hair. This hair is a favorite because no heat and hair processing is required. This hairstyle should be done overnight to allow the hair to set. Otherwise you would have to dry the knots with hair dryer. Failure to do so will leave you with wet hair and stick and messy hair.

First wash your hair because with this style the scalp may be exposed. You won’t want to trot around town like a drag queen with dirty hair. This hair should last for several days looking neat.

Then de-tangle and moisturize the washed hair to commence with smooth hair. Dry and rough hair will create difficulty when unscrewing and styling the knots. Do not use wet hair; your hair should always be dry but moisturized. With wet, damp or spritzed hair, the knots never dry hence the style doesn’t sit well. You will achieve a long messy screwed rope that is very sticky.

Remember to section your hair according to the style you want to achieve. Always partition it according the styling you want on your hairstyle. Trying to do this when the Bantu knots are unscrewed will be very difficult. If you want tight curls the section into many parts and vice versa. Do not over twist the hair because over-twisting strains the hair leading to breakage. This would not translate to good curls either. Always twist the hair three times before wrapping on to it. Repeat this until the hair is all wrapped into a knot.

Always to remember to use the shower cap at night. Otherwise the curls will fall off quickly. This creates a greenhouse effect. The shower cap provides similar condition as a greenhouse that allows the hair to set in. when you remove the cap in the morning you should allow the hair to dry for 15 minutes because it will be damp. Dry it with a dryer but do not blow dry. Blow-drying will take away the moisture.

Unscrew the knot like you are opening a bottle. Do not tug or pull the knot apart. When the hair is loose, separate it using your fingers gently. The cork screw could be separated by fingers to loosen the curls and achieve a certain texture. After care maintenance is paramount. At night you should secure all your knots at night and wrap the sides with a scarp this will ensure the curls last for long. The pillow and scarf should be made of satin so as to keep the hair fir.

With all this tricks and tips tucked under your sleeve you can be rest assured that your Bantu knots with maintain the spring and textured hair you require.

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How To Hide Your Hair Bangs

Hide Your Hair Bangs
Hide Your Hair Bangs
Bangs are great when used to accentuate your eyes and facial features, however when they become overgrown or you get tired of them, or miss your initial look before you got them they get challenging. As they over grow the get in your face a lot and cause discomfort. Using hair pins, bobby or hair accessories, you can hide the bangs.

For a pull-back hairstyle you pull the bangs behind, and then twist the bangs a little then secure them into place with a bobby pin. This can be useful for days you are out in the sun and the wind is blowing slightly.   When wearing a parted-style, you part the middle of the head and secure the bangs with pins on both sides. Alternatively after parting the hair, you can pin the bangs on one side of the part. You can also twist your frontal hair bangs into a Dutch twist. Start from one edge of the head and start twisting. Add little hair as you continue twist until you obtain a nice Dutch twist. When done, secure with pins and add some hairspray. This is a great hairdo after you’ve had a pixie cut.

Create the side swept hairdo with the bangs. This is done by parting at the side then you grab more section of the hair to cover the bangs. This achieves a look with longer bangs.

Hide the bangs by doing a classic blow-out and let the bangs loose. You can do this by blow out the bangs alone then after washing, comb with a round brush. Roll the bangs under the brush and ensure they dry in the side-swept direction. Using a flat iron will ensure you get right results. Do an easy twist and pin trick to hide your bangs while giving you an edgy hairdo. Just gather the bangs and twist them slight and away from your face. Align the twist along the hairline and pin the twist lightly at the side of your head then spray your bangs with slight hairspray. A straight pin back is also a great way of hiding the bangs. It creates the illusion of lengthy hair. With the straight-pin back look you should always tuck the ends of the pieces into the rest of your hair. You can braid the bangs to create a French braid at the front of your hairline. Begin the French braid from the root tips and continue till you complete all the hair bangs. You can use an elastic band to secure the braid or the bobby pins.

All these measures will cut you the slack until your bangs grow lengthy enough to match the rest of the hair.

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