How To Maintain Your Blonde Hair Correctly

Blonde Hair Extensions
Blonde Hair Tips

Blonde is the golden gal’s hair to stardom. Blonde hair defines your attitude and helps you shine wherever you go. Therefore your Blondie hair requires bright image and perfect maintenance. Whether you are blessed by nature to be a Blondie or you achieved by hair treatment, nothing should stop you from enjoying the aura that comes with the Goldie color.

As a Blondie you must maintain your hair more frequently. Don’t use hair colors that weigh down the hair rather the colors should complement your hair with a lustrous glow Use light weight products enriched with transparent ingredients and many nutrients to prevent the grey streak of dullness tat creeps into the hair. The conditioners should have active ingredients to retain calcium and magnesium in water thus creating shiny hair. Intensify the hair color by adding pigments of gold and silver thus creating illusions of captivate reflections.

Protect your hair during summer with UV protectors. This is because the lighter hair has less melanin thus the sun rays will penetrate causing more harm. Leave-in UV protection spray is the best for blonde hair. Spritz the spray before blow drying. You can throw in a trendy summer hat for more protection too.

Shampooing once a week will counter the abrasiveness and yellowing of blonde hair. Blue base or purple shampoo bases takes out the abrasiveness. Nicotine turns hair into ugly yellow shade therefore by all means avoid smoking. Even second hand smoking creates the same effect on blond hair.

For deep cleansing the blonde hair, use the clarifying shampoo to remove chlorine found in water. Thus before you take a swim, soak the hair in deep conditioning treatment and Argan oil. A swimming cap is highly recommended because the chlorine in pool water turns the blonde hair into nasty green.

Like All hair types, blonde require moisture thus nourish the blond hair with moisturizer at least twice a week. When applying oil, start from mid shaft to the tips of the hair. Avoid applying oil to the roots.   Touching up should be done after two months especially if you have a platinum blonde style. Even though the hair may grow faster avoid re-dying your hair frequently because it dries and breaks out. Whenever you get the dreadful tinge of green on your hair, wash it off with lemon juice in a glass of water. Alternatively dissolved Aspirin will eradicate the green.

Weekly cure for blond hair is the remedy. The hair cures deeply penetrate the hair and elevates the Dandruff layers that are normally destroyed by the bleaching. Lavender and chamomile are your hairs best friends when it comes to wading off the yellow tinge. Whether you decide to wear Ash-blonde or Caramel-blonde, the shining star should always be you.

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How To Style Your Hair For Oval, Round, Long Triangle And Heart Shape Faces

Oval Shaped Face
Oval Shaped Face

We have different shapes to characterize our faces. You have to consider your facial shapes when styling your hair.  There are many facial shapes but the main ones include, oval, round, long triangle and heart shape.

The Oval shaped faces are characterized by narrow jaw line than the temples but with rounded hairline.

The ideal style for oval is those that expose your ideal features by sweeping off your face. These faces looks fabulous with slicked back hair dos.  Avoid style crowding your face or those that cover the face. Bangs and too much facial hair depict you as plump. And one length of hair makes the face long and narrow. Celebrities with oval shaped faces include: Rihanna, Kate Middleton or Mila Kunis.

 Long/oblong/rectangular face is twice long as wide as the face. The forehead and the jawbone are always the same size. For long faces, go for bob hair to accentuate the length of your face. Curls and boobs with layers create soft and fuller facial lines. Side wept texturized or razored bangs are also ideal for the long face. Wispy bangs with crop cut offset a long face. It goes a long way to shorten the lengthy appearance of your face at the same time adding volume. Avoid lengthy smooth fine styles. Hair falling past your shoulders elongates your facial features. If you must wear long hair then get additional layers to increase your volume and softness. Janet Jackson, Nicki Taylor is few celebrities with noticeable long faces.

Rounded face has the cheeks and ears as the widest point of the face. The soft fullness of the cheeks is complemented by the rounded jaw line. For Round faces you have to soften the outline of any hair cut get a texturized edges. Styles swept of the face and fullness height increasing crown with perfectly for the round face. Consider doing a huge side part at the center of the crown creates the enviable asymmetrical effect to a round face. It’s advisable to do a long layered hairstyle as you can never go wrong.

A heart shaped face has wide hairline and temples but smaller chin thus go for chin length hair styles. Adventures with side parted hair, chin length bob to complement the generous cheekbones. A heart shaped face allows for shorter hair styles that increase volume at the nape wile drawing attention to the cheekbones.  Avoid the short and full styles that created a booby head effect. Steer away from n slicked back looks and too much weight at the crown. Tyra banks, Claudia Schiffer and Ashley Green are among the many the celebrities with heart shaped faces.

Triangular face is a reverse of the heart shaped face and you definitely style you hair the opposite of the heart face. This is dominated with fuller jaws and narrow temples. Renowned celebs with triangular faces are Kelly Osborne and Minnie Driver.

Always ensure these simple beauty rules to help you get by your best styles every time.

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How To Safely Remove The Crotchet Braids

Crochet Braid Tips
How To Remove Crochet Braid

Crotchet braids are done by a professional as the quickest way to get braids instead of enduring the long hours of actual braiding. After looking pretty in your braids they start losing luster and you have to chuck the out to avoid looking like a drag. Crotchet braids are weaved with a latch to hook them to the cornrows and several knots are tied to secure the braid tightly.  Since the faux knot is fixed against your hair, you may dread removing them. It’s not going to be easy to remove the extension hair from your natural hair.  This is a tedious and lengthy process that requires precision though it is not difficult.

 Add some conditioned to the hair especially if your crotchet braids have lasted for a while. You will have to cut much of the added hair but take care not to cut your cornrows. Moisturizer in the process keeps your hair damp in the entire process hence when you start removing the cornrows the remainder of the braids slides off your hair easily.

Start by partitioning your braid to provide access to the cornrows.  Then using an applicator bottle with a nozzle, spay a hair moisturizer or oil to moisturize the hair. Then cut off the crotchet braids leaving some three inches of it from the cornrows. Be careful not to cut the cornrows that may be loosely hanging. You could wrap a colorful elastic band around your hair to distinguish it from the added hair. Start unbraiding the cornrows. At this stage the remaining extension hair will fall off as you remove the braids. After detangling a section of the cornrows detangle it with a rake comb and comb out the artificial braids off.

Comb the entire ahead until it is all detangled. Then using your favorite brand of replenishing conditioner, soak your hair and sit under the steamer for 45 minutes.  Shampoo out all the conditioner and other product build up that may be in your hair.  Perform a tea-rinse on the hair to wipe out the entire product buildup.

Lastly, apply deep conditioner or leave-in conditioner into your hair as you lightly detangle the hair. Dry the hair with a hand dryer and style it according to your desired taste. Do not relax your hair immediately after removing the crotchet weave. A bun or any up-do could be the style you want to spot after the crotchet weave. This procedure should always be at your fingertips. After all said and done the saying goes “You are your own hair!”

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Can A Permanent Color Be Applied Over A Semi-Permanent Color?

Permanent Hair Color
Permanent Hair Coloring Tips

Can you explain if a permanent color can be applied over a semi-permanent color? If yes, how long do one need to wait before doing so? Similarly, is it possible to apply a semi-permanent color over a permanent hair color?

It’s always possible to apply Permanent color over semi-permanent color.

however, the time required between color applications solely depends on the condition of the hair in question. You could possibly be safe in applying a permanent color immediately following the application of a semi-permanent color, only if you are sure there are no existing signs of hair damage. Please make sure to take into consideration the base colors of the hair colors being used in order to prevent unwanted or weird color results, but usually applying permanent hair color over semi-permanent color should never cause you any problems.
This color process is for your original hair, if you want to try this on hair extensions it’s advisable to opt for unprocessed hair as processed hair may give weird end colors.

Is it possible to apply a semi-permanent color over a permanent hair color?.

Applying a semi-permanent color over a permanent hair color is actually a reverse process which is not universally a correct way to attempt. If the semi-permanent color is darker than the permanent color you can attempt to apply it over a permanent color. Basically, Semi-permanent color never provides any lifting action to the hair and therefore cannot be actually used to lighten the hair, irrespective of the hair been colored with permanent color or not.

The Permanent color formulas usually contain hydrogen peroxide developer of a sufficient strength to actually lift the color of the hair to which it is being applied before the color is actually deposited.

It’s advisable to avoid attempting this reverse process or if you want to experiment, you must first obtain professional advice from your hairstylist.

Hope this clears the doubt about Can A Permanent Color Be Applied Over A Semi-Permanent Color? 

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