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5 Ways to Protect Your Hair from Damage While Wearing Clip-In Extensions

By Guest Blogger, Diana C.

5 Ways to Protect Your Hair from Damage While Wearing Clip-In Extensions

 

Clip in hair extensions are an inexpensive and convenient way to add dimension to your hair and to take your appearance to the next level. They’re so easy to insert, remove and style that it’s possible to unintentionally mishandle them and cause damage your own hair in the process.

Protect your hair from damage while wearing clip in hair extensions by doing a few simple things to keep your own hair safe from damage.

Here are just a few things you can do to protect your hair:

  1. Remove clip in extensions carefully

People prefer clip in hair extensions because they are easy to remove but take them out too quickly and you run the risk of taking some of your own hair out with them. Before removing your clip in hair extensions comb or brush your hair smooth and gently separate your hair from the extensions. Create sections in your hair to expose the place where the clip in hair extensions are attached to your hair and gently slide them out of place. Pulling or yanking clip in hair extensions out of your hair or handling them too roughly can cause your hair to break and if done routinely may lead to long term damage.

  1. Choose clip in hair extensions that are lighter in weight

When purchasing clip in hair extensions for regular use go for extensions that weigh less instead of more. Heavier clip in hair extensions have thicker individual strands of hair and are often preferred because they create a greater degree of volume when installed but they can also put stress on your own hair if they are worn daily or even several times per week especially if you have thin or fine hair. Lightweight clip in hair extensions that weigh 120 grams or less put less stress on your hair and can help save your hair from damage.

  1. Eliminate the heat

Frequent use of heat styling tools that are set on high temperatures on clip in hair extensions that are integrated into your hair can cause heat damage and breakage to occur to your own hair. Avoid potential heat related damage to your hair by blow drying, flat ironing or doing other styling with heat styling tools before attaching your clip in hair extensions.

  1. Give your hair a break

Wearing clip in hair extensions all day every day for weeks at a time may take a toll on the health of your own hair. Keep your hair in excellent shape by giving your hair a rest. Wear your hair in flattering braids, twists or upswept hair styles on days when you’re giving your clip in hair extensions a break.

 

  1. Avoid sleeping in your clip in hair extensions

If you fall asleep in your clip in hair extensions you run the risk of getting your extensions tangled during the night or pulling at them while sleeping. Removing your clip in extensions before going to bed at night is highly recommended but if you can’t secure them with a satin bonnet or scarf to keep them in place.

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5 Best Wig Styling Tips Ever!

By Guest Blogger Beth M.

5 Best Wig Styling Tips Ever!

Whether you have bought an expensive human hair wig or you have a synthetic one! If you would like to make your wig look promising and real, let me clear this fact to you that it’s all about right styling and having the right tricks to do it up your sleeve.

For now if you can’t have a crash course on wig styling, here are some great ideas on how to tailor a wig! Here is exactly what you need to do, real or synthetic:

  1. Where to Shop?

If you are someone who wants to try a wig on an occasion like Halloween or some other event, you should shop for your wig at a hair store. Don’t buy your wig from a costume store. Whether it’s a seasonal pop-up or it just a usual need, costume shops always overcharge for wigs. Beauty supply stores and hair stores are best to get a nice quality wig at a fine price.

 

  1. Trim the Wig. Wigs are easy to cut and trim. You must wear your wig while having it trimmed or cut by a wig stylist. Some people do use styling heads for this purpose but then you won’t have an idea of the shape which should best suit your face cut. Wear the wig and make sure it’s synced up with your ears and face when its cut.

 

  1. Dye it a different color. If you’re planning on buying a wig and having a colorist color it, look for one with natural hair fibers–you will also be able to heat style natural hair versus burning a synthetic wig,” explains Bb.colorist Luis Ayala. You must buy a natural human hair wig if you want to dye it later.

 

  1. Don’t use just any hair brush! If your wig is tangled, don’t go brushing it with just any kind of brush. To lightly detangle, look to a wide-tooth wet brush, which will be most soft. There are special wig combs specifically designed for wig styling, you may use them.

 

  1. Use a Styling head A styling head is a great help in saving your time with trying new hairstyle. You can always try a new hairstyle on a styling head. If you want to wear hair band or any hair accessory you can also try it out. It really gives you time to wear the right kind of hair do on a particular party or event.

One general wig styling tip that you must remember is that always spray wig hair products 12 inches away from your wig. If you will spray a product in your wig hair close than that you might damage your wig. If you have a synthetic hair wig, don’t use heat or steam on it you will destroy the hair fibers completely. If you want to straighten or curl your wig, make sure it’s a human hair wig.

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Hope you liked this article! If you have more wig styling tips in mind, do comment below.

Author Bio:

This post was written by Beth Martel. She is a mother of two, a medical professional and a humanitarian. She writes about health, beauty and fitness regularly. Check her post on wig combs.

8 ways to remove dandruff without washing your hair

Guest Blogger, Veronica P.

8 ways to remove dandruff without washing your hair

It is reported that about 50 million Americans are diagnosed with dandruff every year. This is an alert issue as dandruff not only lead to hair damage, but it also makes you feel embarrassed and less confident in public and, it can lead to a further annoying problem like itchiness and dryness to your scalp.

It seems that removing dandruff is a lifetime’s purpose. Even though there is no exact treatment for dandruff caused by scalp psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis, it is quite easy and straightforward to control dandruff once you have realized the cause of this problem. If you have suffered from dandruff before, then you are likely to be in the situation where it is essential to control breakout. Quickly. The time shall not wait for anyone. What should you do if you have a prom, a date or an interview which can be destroyed by dandruff very easily? You understand the feeling dandruff brings right? Nervous. Embarrassed. Helpless. So the question is what you should do when you meet this problem?

Several simple and natural home remedies can help you hide them in the urgent cases without washing hair. And you will be surprised at the outcomes they bring

Wear light-colored clothing

It seems just lovely when you have a date, a prom or an important interview, wearing light-colored dress will be one of an ideal option to let other parties know that you are dandruff-free. The likelihood of being noticed with dandruff will be very low. You can realize dandruff on the hair is because the hair is black or in other dark colors. Therefore, wearing white colored clothing will efficiently help you hide your dandruff quickly when you have something important come up.

Wear a hat, cap or scarf

Instead of wearing white clothing you might choose to wear a hat, scarf or a cap. All of them can hide your hair which means they can hide your dandruff too. No matter what you wear such as a cap, a bowler, it will assist you partially in hiding your dandruff from other people. However, sometimes it can be stranger if you wear a scarf during hot summer days.

 Wear a wig

It might not be everybody’s ideal option. However, it is still useful in some aspects. Wearing a wig can be considered as one of the safest and quickest fixes for your hair when you have dandruff. Moreover, wigs have become more and more fashionable throughout decades. Let’s try and see how natural you look like when wearing a wig.

Use a good hairbrush

Brushing your hair seems to be another excellent choice to get rid of dandruff in seconds. Not only does regular brushing can help distribute your sebum, hair oils, but it also cleans your scalp by removing dead skin cells, dirt, and buildup from the hair. There are two kinds of brushes for those who are suffering from dandruff which is highly recommended. If you have long hair, a boar bristle brush makes an excellent choice whereas thick hair will need large spacing between the bristles. On the contrary, if your hair is short, select a nylon ball tipped smaller plastic brush.

Use a scalp brush

While a boar bristle brush can clean your hair and distribute the oils on your hair, a scalp brush will be able to do the same thing to your hair. It can not only spread your sebum. However, a scalp brush can also invigorate your scalp by getting rid of flakes, buildup, and dirt.

Moisturize your scalp

There are so many things such as hair mask or some other natural home remedies to keep your hair always moisturized. In this article, we will introduce you two most outstanding ways to keep your hair still moisturized.

Shea Butter

Appears widely in both Africa and Asia, shea butter can act as a natural moisturizer as well as medication for centuries. Moreover, raw shea butter is mostly fat extracted from the shea nut – a species that is native to Africa. If your hair has dandruff and dry scalp, you should try shea butter. The butter is high in oleic acid, the excess of which can lead to an outbreak. Therefore, if you have sub derm, you should use other natural remedies rather than shea butter.

Hair mask

Instead of shea butter, you can choose hair masks to cure your dandruff as well. Once incredible thing about this is that it can significantly combat dry scalp. Including a significant amount of oil, the hair mask can help you in the control of dandruff, dry scalp as well as flaky scalp.

Restyle your hair

Similar to wearing a wig, this might not be an optimal choice for some people. However, it can still help you in some aspects. The lesser hair you have, the lesser dandruff you will have. If you do not prefer your hair being cut off, you can just restyle it. Brush it forward or pull it back is your choice.

Use a dry dandruff shampoo

The last choice is to adopt a dry shampoo which is specially formulated for those who suffer from dandruff and dry scalp. Though it is not the fastest choice, you can still expect to be significantly dandruff free in a month or less if choose the appropriate shampoo. Here are several tricks you can consider before purchasing the shampoos.

Go for a gentle and sulfate – free shampoo as strong detergents found in shampoos can lead to irritation which can allow easier invasion of microbes and many other harmful chemical irritants, perpetuating the cycle. Shampoo which brings an organic or natural certification which can guarantee freedom from other irritants. Besides, these shampoos can also bring benefits of healing and soothing effects which come from chamomile, aloe vera and antifungal tea tree.

Avoid washing your hair on a daily basis. A gentle shampoo can assist you in cleaning well and balancing sebum production without stimulating the oily scalp to produce excess oil or an over – dry one to flake more and more. Try to extend washing frequency by 3 – 4 days so that your hair can refresh in between with shampoo which contains dandruff busting herbal properties.

Apply an overnight treatment to begin your dandruff, dry and flaky scalp treatment. You can use your hairbrush to remove any loose flakes and then sparingly apply the herbal balm such as argan oil or coconut oil on the scalp. After that, use the shower cap to cover your hair and wash off your hair in the next morning to get rid of any excess balm. You can consider using Dove Anti Dandruff Shampoo which is one of the most well – known hair products for the use of salicylic acid as well as sulfur/ Salicylic acid does an excellent job in cutting down a number of fungi as it consists of antimicrobial, antiviral and antibiotics properties.

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How to Properly Care for Hair Extensions

By Guest Blogger, Diana S.

How to Properly Care for Hair Extensions

 

In today’s age of countless styles and ways to present yourself to the world, we want to take full advantage of all the options we have. And if we’re being honest – how else are we supposed to meet all of the ridiculous expectations the world has? One of those advantages is hair extensions: an easy way to change up your hairstyle in a moment, as well as add volume and length to your hair without the expensive, harsh treatments. But hair extensions are an investment, and just like any other, they need care if you want them to last you a long time. So, let’s see what are the proper ways of taking care of your extensions.

Brush them out

There are two most popular styles of hair extensions: clip-in and sewn-in. If you are using clip-in extensions, you should take them out every night before you go to sleep and brush them out thoroughly. Be gentle when brushing them so that you don’t damage the hair. If you are wearing sewn-in extensions, brush your hair every night all the same, and then loosely braid it or wear soft pigtails, to stop the hair from tangling up.

Wash them regularly

This really only applies to clip-in extensions, since sewn in extensions will be washed whenever you wash your hair. A lot of people think that they don’t need to wash their extensions so often, since they remove them every regularly, or, on the other hand, think that they need to wash them every time they wear them. Depending on how often you wear your extensions, you should wash them anywhere from once a week to once per month. It’s important to remember to always thoroughly brush and detangle the hair before washing it. Next, submerge it in a sink of lukewarm water and use a little bit of paraben- and sulfate-free shampoo, lathering it up and rinsing off. If you prefer, you can apply a little bit of conditioner and treat it as you would your own hair. Don’t use too many products at the same time because you risk damaging or over-moisturizing the extensions.

Style & store

After washing the hair is ready to dry, and stylists recommend to always let the hair air-dry. This might be difficult, especially if you are wearing non-removable extensions, but letting your hair dry on its own is the most harmless way of drying it. After that comes the time to style it, and you might want to style your hair differently each time you wash it. Generally, stylists warn to avoid heat, since it is your hair’s worst enemy, but, if you are using high-quality clip in human hair extensions, and protecting them with some heat spray, you can use low heat tools to curl or straighten the hair. As far as storing the extensions is concerned, you should always store them clean, dry, brushed and ready to use, or you might be met with a moldy mess the next time you want to use them. Store them in an airtight container that fits them perfectly, because you want to avoid the hair getting tangled in a small box or damp from the moisture in the air.

Hair extensions are a great way to change up your look and effortlessly add some volume to your hair. You can use them daily to extend and style your hair, or for special occasions, if your hair is lacking in length or volume for a certain hairstyle you want to try. If you are planning on using them for the first time for a special occasion, either go to a professional or try to create the look at least once before the event, just to make sure you get the hang of it before the big night.

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All You Need To Know About How To Fix Dry Scalp

By Guest Blogger Paula R.

All You Need To Know About How To Fix Dry Scalp

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What should we do when a sudden outbreak of white flake and intolerable itchiness happen to your scalp? Most people give no second thoughts that it must be dandruff, and go straight online for the best anti-dandruff shampoo. However, there is another quite similar condition that people are often confused with dandruff, which is the dry scalp.

In this article, I want to share with you the difference between these two conditions and how to fix dry scalp for good.

How can you tell what the problem with your hair is?

Dandruff is usually present throughout the year. Meanwhile, dry scalp appears when the weather is dry and cold. The difference in temperature will make the scalp difficult to regulate and maintain moisture.

Dry scabs are usually smaller than dandruff scabs, but its irritability is no less than that of dandruff. Sufferers might also feel that their scalp is severely stretched if they could not fix dry scalp conditions sooner.

What are the causes of the dry scalp?

In ordinary people, the scalp will remove 30,000 to 40,000 dead skin cells a day. The sebaceous glands cannot produce enough sebum to supply the skin and hair is the direct cause of dry scalp.  These factors might result in the inhibition of oil production for the hair:

  • Exposure to dirty water
  • Poor diet
  • Hair damage by the weather, especially in the winter
  • Misuse of cosmetics and gels for styling
  • Inappropriate hair care and treatment
How to fix dry scalp completely

The first step to taking care of dry scalp is to avoid the above and change some of your hair care habits.

1. Use moisturizing oil with natural ingredients

You need to find out the oil and choose the right shampoo. It is best to choose products with natural ingredients and moisturizing effect, which will prevent your hair from drying longer. You can also use a moisturizing cream for your hair. You should use cold water to wash your hair because hot water will make your hair even drier.

2. Avoid hair styling products

Products containing perfume or alcohol can lead to dry scalp. But the most important thing is that you do not give up the habit of using gels, hair sprays or styling creams as they can dry your hair.

3. Use pure essential oils (2-3 times a week)

Coconut oil is always a good candidate for dry hair care, as well as a comprehensive moisturizer for both skin and hair. You can apply coconut oil directly to your hair and scalp, massaging it gently so that the oil is completely absorbed.

Use a soft towel soaked in coconut oil for the hair in an hour. This way also stimulates hair growth. Also, you can combine olive oil with coconut oil to achieve better results.

Moreover, lavender essential oil can moisturize the scalp and hair, helping to increase the elasticity and health of the hair.

4. How to fix dry scalp with natural hair mask
Lemon juice and olive oil

Ingredients:

  • A teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Half a cup of small olive oil

Procedure:

  • Wash your hair thoroughly then pat dry it
  • Apply this mixture to your hair, massaging it gently. After that, wrap the hair with a large towel or a hood for about 30 minutes and then wash with warm water.
  • For this method, lemon juice works to remove dandruff. Olive oil nourishes the hair from the inside. Use olive oil with lemon hair should only apply every two weeks, should not be too much abuse. Using the hair styling with olive oil, we can also cycle with a hair treatment method with the following olive oil.

When using olive oil, the natural ingredients available in olive oil such as vitamins A, D, E and especially the antioxidants will cleanse dandruff, itching, moisturizing the hair, helping the hair nourishes the scalp deeply from within, smoothing shimmy hair very quickly.

Honey and Olive Oil

Ingredients:

  • Half a cup of olive oil
  • Two teaspoons of honey

Procedure:

  • Pour this mixture and beat them up.
  • Firstly, apply this mixture to the hair right after washing then gently massage the scalp for 3 to 5 minutes. After that make an incubation of hair with a towel to create heat, moisten the deeper, you can also use the hair dryer to create heat outside the towel offline. After 15 – 20 minutes, wash your hair with lukewarm water.

Use this method every two weeks to fix dry scalp and alleviate the itchiness.

Eggs and yogurt

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • Two tablespoons of honey
  • Four tablespoons of yogurt
  • A tablespoon of almond oil

Procedure

Mix this mixture and apply it to your hair and scalp. Eggs are rich in protein and yogurt is a natural moisturizer.  Apply this hair mask once a week for the best results.

The best way to fix dry scalp

Finally, it is always better to keep your scalp stay hydrated rather than struggling with how to fix dry scalp when it happens. These are useful pieces of advice for healthy scalp and hair.

  • Protect your hair from the sun: Contamination with ultraviolet radiation is one of the causes of dry hair, so you should carefully cover your hair when out.
  • Drink plenty of water: You need to consume 2 to 3 liters of water a day, drink plenty early in the morning and less in the evening. Also, remember to avoid alcohol and coffee.
  • Prepare a nutritious diet: Your diet should be diverse with foods such as nuts, eggs, dairy products, and soya, etc. These foods provide iron, zinc, vitamin, omega-3 for a healthy scalp.

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Chemical Hair Dye Alternatives

Chemical Hair Dye Alternatives

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Our hair is one of the most obvious things about our appearance. It’s often the first thing that people notice, and when we’re having a literal bad hair day, it can sap all of our self-confidence. When we’re having a good hair day, then the opposite is true: we feel on top of the world.

Hair, left to its own devices, doesn’t change much. That’s why millions of people every year choose to color their hair in the hopes of sending their self-confidence into the stratosphere. However, there’s a downside to hair dyeing — actually there’s a few downsides. Hair dye is expensive, tough to maintain, can bring forth dangerous allergic reactions, and contains a number of chemicals many people don’t want to put near their heads.

So if you want to forgo traditional, chemical dyes, what are your choices?

Natural Plant Dyes

Do you want to be a literal natural beauty when it comes to your hair color? There are three plant dyes which are used to change the color of your hair. The one that you pick depends on the color results you want.

Henna

Henna turns hair red, though the exact shade is dependent on your natural color. If you’re a blond, then the color will be very bright and vivid. On brunettes, it’s usually more subtle, though still noticeable. Henna can be done at home, though you’ll need to set aside at least three hours. It’s easy to make a mistake the first time, so do a strand test first to ensure you’re happy with the color and have an idea of what you’re doing. Once on your hair, henna is permanent, and notoriously difficult to dye over. If you choose henna, you’re committing to several years as a redhead, so be sure before you use it!

Indigo

Indigo is a black pigment. It is often used with henna to tone down the brightness of the red of blonde and light brown hair, or by itself if the user wants raven hair. Like henna, it’s tricky and messy to use, but the results are often beautiful.

Cassia

Cassia isn’t really a dye; it’s more of a conditioning treatment. As well as the conditioning benefits, it will also lighten hair — but this will only be noticeable for those who are already blonde or gray. For everyone else, it’s still worth using cassia due to its conditioning and softening ability; just don’t expect platinum hair to result from an application.

Extensions

Extensions are somewhat limited in what they can do for your hair color. If you’re graying at the roots, then they’re not going to be able to help much. However, if you’re just wanting to change hair color to experiment with something different, extensions come into their own. With tape in hair extensions, you can create the oh-so-popular ombre or balayage looks from the comfort of your own home — and without a drop of dye needed to be applied.

Coffee

Coffee has long been used to darken hair and can be very effective. However, unlike the plant dyes, the effect is temporary. This might be a benefit to you, of course; you can go brunette for a weekend then wash back to your normal color by Monday!

The above list should help you to find a way of changing the color of your hair without the need for a stern chemical cocktail of dye. Happy coloring!

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Keep Hold Of Your Youth

Keep Hold Of Your Youth

Do you ever feel as though you’re losing your youth and your beauty? Don’t worry, you’re not alone with this worry. A lot of people begin to feel this way, and it can happen sooner than you would believe. For instance, you might just look in the mirror one day and see that there’s a wrinkle there that wasn’t before. When you smile, you no longer see dimples, you see giant crevices in your skin. Suddenly, beauty and youth are no longer things that come naturally to you. Instead, you’ll have to start working for them.

You might have to start combing back your hair to make it seem thicker. You may need to look into those anti-aging creams, and perhaps, it’s time to start thinking about getting some tips from your mom on how she stays looking young.

The good news is that no matter how old you are, how old you feel, there are always options if you want to look younger. To do this, we need to understand and uncover the telltale signs of age. There are quite a few to contend with here but by covering them all, you can make sure you still look like your old young self.

Show Me That Smile?

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One of the key traits of youth is healthy looking teeth. If you want to know the secrets behind the celebs that don’t seem to age, it’s probably that smile filled with pearly white gnashers. White teeth have a few effects on your looks. First, they bring out your eyes, making them seem more distinguished. Second, they draw attention away from other more troubling features of your face. Finally, they are just naturally associated with the young. That’s because as you get older, you will start to notice your teeth going yellow and maybe even turning a little crooked.

However, there’s an easy fix to this issue, and that’s teeth whitening. You can view some options here and have a look at the type of treatment that suits you. When you whiten your teeth, they don’t look as though they have been artificially Changed. Not even a dentist will be able to tell that you have had work done on them.

As for teeth that are a little crooked, there are treatment options available like six-month smile therapy. Smile therapy is a way to alter your teeth gradually, pushing them into the right position until you have the perfect look.

The Skin You’re In?

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We all worry about wrinkles, but how do we make sure that our skin doesn’t age prematurely. Well, sunlight is probably your worst enemy and no, we’re not suggesting that you start to live like a vampire. You should on the other hand, always use sunscreen when you’re out in it. Not getting sunscreen can leave you in the position where your skin will burn and you don’t want that. This will leave your skin looking leathery eventually and cause wrinkles to develop early on. Is this the only issue for your skin?

Believe it or not, your diet is also a factor to consider here. You must make sure that you are eating the right food to keep your skin healthy. For instance, while a lot of people hate the taste, celery has been shown to have some truly wonderful effects on the way your skin looks. For instance, you might have bags under the eyes due to retain fluids. Celery can help soak that right up, getting rid of those unsightly signs of age.

Aside from this, there are ways to reduce the signs of wrinkles without cream. You just need to work on tightening the skin through exercises in the same way that you increase your muscle. An example of this type of exercise would be tilting your head towards the ceiling and then opening and shutting your mouth. You will feel your skin tighten and this will improve it’s elasticity, ensuring that you don’t develop a turkey neck.

What about blemishes on your skin? You might have a few beauty spots on your face and other areas of your body. Or, areas where the color of your skin has changed. In cases like this, it can again be a matter of diet. Eating the right foods filled with vitamins, you can make sure that your skin retains its natural color and that you keep your youthful glow.

The Right Fashion

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The clothes you wear and styles you choose will certainly impact how young you look. Obviously, you don’t want to dress like Miley Cyrus when you’re past thirty. But at the same time, you shouldn’t resign yourself to dressing like a grandmother with knitted cardigans and floral dresses. If you are confident with your figure, you shouldn’t be afraid to show it off in slender, classy clothing. Make sure that you pay attention to the style of celebrities such as Christina Binkley. While she may be one of the more mature celebrities, many people say she can pass for a late thirty. Why? Although she has had surgery the clothes she chooses to wear definitely help.

Working It Out

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Finally, you do need to think about your figure. A lot of people realize they are looking old due to their body shape and push themselves to lose weight. Unfortunately, if you lose a lot of weight later in life too quickly, your body can end up looking quite haggard. That’s why you should work to gradually get in shape from an early age.

You want to reach a nice average weight by basic workouts that aren’t too strenuous. Yoga is a great example of an exercise that you should try because unlike weight lifting it doesn’t put immense strain on the body. As such, you can keep yourself fit, healthy and looking young without any issues at all.

I hope you find this advice useful. Take it on board, and I’m sure you can keep the look of youth for a lot longer.

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Where Beauty & Wellness Go Hand In Hand

Where Beauty & Wellness Go Hand In Hand

If you want to find out how to look your best, you are not alone. We all want this, and it can sometimes be hard to know exactly how to achieve it. Fortunately, as time goes on there is more and more information about the many things you can do to improve your looks – and your health. In certain parts of the body, you will find that looking after them is not just a matter of looking good, although that is part of it. It is also a health concern, and taking care of those areas will help you doubly for that very reason. In this article, we are going to look at some of the main things you should be taking care of in this sense, so that you can both look and feel much better in yourself. Let’s have a look and see what we can discover.

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Hair

Haircare is something that every woman feels expert in – but the fact is, there is always more to learn. If you think you could be taking better care of your hair, then it might be worth going back to basics to see if you are right. Are you doing everything you should be doing to ensure your hair not just looks its best, but remains as healthy as possible too? If you’re unsure, have a look at the following essential advice for taking care of your hair.

First up, let’s look at the act of washing. Knowing how and when to wash your hair is most of the deal when it comes to hair care, so it makes sense to learn this as well as possible. There is plenty to remember here. First of all, you should make sure that you are not using water that is too hot. Hot water can cause heat damage to your hair, and even damage the follicles if you are unlucky. If you look at this Delta in2ition review, you will see that some shower heads are particularly adept at helping you to select the desired temperature – so it might be worth upgrading your shower at some point in the near future. As well as temperature, you should try to keep the amount you wash your hair down – too much is actually very bad for it, so try not to do that. Over-washing has a way of stripping away the natural oils in your hair, and you will probably not be too delighted at the way your hair looks as a result of this. Your hair could become brittle and damaged, something which nobody wants.

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When it comes to shampoo and conditioner, we all know that it’s something of a crapshoot. However, with plenty of trial and error you will soon come to a product combination which is right for you, and once you find it you should make sure to stick to it, unless you feel that there is something which looks even better. Knowing your products well could really make a world of difference when it comes to maintaining your hair as well as possible.

If you do not already do this, be sure to wash your hair brush regularly too. That way, it will be much more effective as a brush, and you won’t be dragging your hair through its own old oils, something which can result in damaged and thinned hair.

Skin

Hair is one thing, but what about looking after your skin? Just as with hair, looking after your skin is important for both health and beauty reasons, and yet it is another area where people tend to not know exactly what they are doing. This might actually be a result of misinformation – this is one of those subjects where you do hear conflicting information from many different sources, so it is worth taking everything you hear with a pinch of salt. That being said, there are certain things which you can basically guarantee on if you want better skin. Let’s take a look at what those might be.

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The number one concern when it comes to skin is the sun. Over-exposure to the sun can result in a great many problems, the worst probably being cancer, and many more besides. Be sure to take all necessary steps to limit the UV that gets to your skin. This means covering up, particularly when it is bright and sunny, and of course using sun protection whenever possible. As long as you limit sun damage, you are doing most of what you need to to keep your skin in good condition.

If you are a smoker, you might want to consider stopping if you want your skin to look better. It is a fact that smoking drastically reduce the skin’s natural elasticity, and reduces the blood flow to the skin, meaning it gets fewer nutrients as a result.

Teeth

Finally, let’s take a look at teeth. We all know that looking after your teeth is hugely important, but how many of us do everything we should towards that end? As it happens, looking after your teeth is not all that hard, so long as you know what you are doing. Regular visits to the dentist is the number one thing to ensure you are doing. You should also make sure that you are brushing twice a  day. That much is clear to anyone – but are you certain that your brushing technique is good enough? As it happens, many people do not actually know how to properly brush their teeth, and this is something that can lead to some serious problems over time.

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As well as brushing, be sure to floss frequently – every other day is usually ideal – and to make sure that you use mouthwash everyday as well. Similarly, taking care with what you eat, and reducing your smoking habit if you have one, will both help hugely towards the same end. End result: a healthier, happier and prettier smile, and that’s something that most women would agree they are keen to have.

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Quick Fixes To Solve The Most Common Beauty Nightmares

Quick Fixes To Solve The Most Common Beauty Nightmares

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Every woman knows that looking her best makes her feel her best. Consequently, millions of us invest a huge amount of time and money into perfecting our appearances. Getting it right when things are going well is one thing. But maintaining that sense of confidence when problems occur is another altogether.

 

Throughout your life, you will inevitably face a number of beauty-related problems. While the seriousness of those issues can vary massively, the need to find a quick solution is always the same. Here are some of the most common issues, along with what can be done to overcome them.

 

Skin Blemishes

 

As the biggest organ of the human body, the skin is something that requires constant care. Even with those daily rituals, though, you cannot prevent all blemishes. After all, the skin is a barrier that is constantly exposed to the elements.

 

Minor skin issues can range from an outbreak of acne to dryness and blotches. In addition to normal hydration, these home remedies can go a long way to repairing the damage. Meanwhile, natural looking foundations and subtle makeup can cover the issue without making it obvious.

 

If you suffer from long-term skin problems, such as eczema, you may wish to consult a medical expert. Similarly, if moles and similar blemishes are causing a problem, getting them removed could be a great solution.

 

Bad Hair Days

 

Most women will encounter the occasional bad hair day. In some circumstances, the quickest way to forget about this is to tie your hair back. But what about when you need to look your best for a date, family event, or business meeting?

Whether you’ve had a bad haircut, suffer from a condition like alopecia, or just can’t get your hair to sit right doesn’t matter. Having a plan B on standby will provide a quick answer to those problems. Something like a lace front wig is a good choice that can be used in a variety of circumstances. Whether it’s a one-off or an extended solution is up to you.

 

Knowing that your hair is in good health can settle the nerves regarding your general appearance too. With that added confidence, any other blemishes will feel far less problematic.

 

Discoloured Fingernails

 

Yellow fingernails are a very unattractive sight. If you are a smoker, this should be just another incentive to finally kick the habit for good. Even if it means vaping for the short-term, the benefits will be seen in a matter of days.

 

Many nail gels will cause problems too, especially the dark coloured ones. This guide to whitening your nails should help you remove the bulk of those stains within a matter of minutes. In future, adding an extra base coat to protect your nail could make a world of difference.

 

Nail strengtheners and anti-biting chemicals can help the long-term health too. Moreover, those ideas can also be implemented to help your toenails. It might seem like a small improvement, but the physical and emotional rewards are huge.

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The Truth Behind Hair Growth

The Truth Behind Hair Growth

Photo provided by Guest Blogger Ken Thomas
Photo provided by Guest Blogger Ken Thomas

Every head of hair has a process of growth, rest and shed. Genetics determine our hair growth. For example, black women know their hair tends to grow slow. Asian women know their hair usually has a fast growth, but lacks volume. But no matter what your nationality is, this just shows our ancestors passed down the head of hair we’ve been given. So, I guess all we can do is give thanks or blame our genes on the length and styles we are able to achieve. But is there a natural way to help our hair grow better?

Look at it this way, we have this head of hair as our birthright, but now add the abuse we put onto the hair’s cortex with our styling tools, drying heat, relaxers and volumizers. We cause the hair to weaken or break where we don’t want it to. But there are some things we can do to help it grow to it maximum capacity.

·        Maintain a healthy scalp

·        Keep the strands moisturized

·        Remove breakage before it can split the strand any further.

Bringing back health and shine into any hair type can be challenging because some products don’t seep into the strand. In fact, some products will lay on the hair until it eventually washes away. Now those with black hair already know firsthand, their hair is naturally dry and must be moisturized daily by oils that can penetrate into the hair shaft to prevent breakage. Natural oils like coconut oil has the ability to soak into the shaft and repair inside, out.

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Those born with straight hair that lacks the volume, might not want to add too much oil to the shaft, but may still suffer from scalp issues that need attention. Coconut oil helps with battling bacteria and dandruff which causes excess yeast on the scalp. In recurring cases of flaky scalps, it best to take a look at your diet and talk to your doctor about adding in an oral supplement or probiotic to combat the yeast overload. Scalp issues can start the hair off in a weaken state, which will deter your hair growth goals.

If you are trying to reach as certain length of hair growth to achieve a specific hairstyle, remember patience is key or it will be like watching paint dry. Have short-term goals in between your long-term goal, if need be.

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Look at short pixie styles that will grow nicely into a slick bob style before reaching the shoulder length layer you desire.  

If you have a specific date in mind for your hair to be a certain length, there’s still the options of the extensions. Investing in natural hair extensions can be a great way to go, especially if your genes determine your goals are slightly far-fetched. You can find beautiful choices in weaves or clips. Online places like, https://www.xoticahair.com/ has a gorgeous selection that ships free to the US and Canada. You can also talk with your stylist to see what extensions could work best for your hair type.

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We all know hair trends change, but investing in natural hair extensions, the extensions have the ability to change since it’s well, …natural. It can be a great savings in the long run.

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