How to Brush Wavy Hair: Your Guide to Rocking Waves All Year Round

how to brush wavy hair

As someone with misbehaving hair, I always thought I had to fight it into submission. So I used all sorts of combs and brushes to attack my frizzy mane, to get it to look like something from a shampoo commercial. Spoiler alert: it just made things worse. I never considered how to brush wavy hair, or that I needed to treat my hair differently, more delicately. But after learning more about the Curly Girl Method, I realized the fluff and frizz was just wavy, curly hair begging for hydration and moisture. I ditched harsh SLS shampoos and silicone-laden conditioners. And I learned techniques on how to style and care for …

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Hot Tools Curling Iron Review: How to Get Fab Ringlets at Home!

Hot Tools Curling Iron

Curls are back in fashion. And it’s about time, too. After decades of pin-straight hair on magazine covers, the fashion world is finally catching up and realizing that natural hair is nothing short of gorgeous. Besides that, this also meant that a variety of curly and wavy hairstyles are back in right now. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably screaming joy because your hair is poofy and unruly and you can either look like you got an 80s perm, or straighten your hair religiously with a flat iron. Curls and waves can make you look like a whole new person; they add dimension to your hair, frame your face …

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Vichy Mineral 89 Review: Is It A Boon For Parched Skin?

Vichy Mineral 89

Has your skin been behaving…oddly? Your skin feels dry and tight but it doesn’t seem to want to absorb moisture. Creams and lotions sit on top of the skin surface but aren’t able to sink in. What’s even stranger is that your skin feels dry and greasy at the same time! You might think you have dry skin, but in reality, your skin is actually dehydrated. And this article will talk about a product that can deal with your skin issue in no time at all. Whether your skin is dry, dehydrated, or rough and patchy, the hyaluronic acid in this Vichy Mineral 89 Serum is the miracle product that can fix …

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How Does Dry Shampoo Work? You Might Be Amazed!

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We’ve all been in a massive pinch before–with sweaty or greasy hair that looked like a disaster and you needed a quick fix. And for folks like me, hair-washing is nearly a whole day affair. So, what’s a person to do? The answer is easy: grab a bottle of dry shampoo and spritz it over your roots. Wait a few seconds, and then fluff up your roots. Voila! Your hair will be reasonably clean, and totally presentable. Anyone who’s always on the run usually has a can of dry shampoo stashed away in their purse or car. But how does dry shampoo work to miraculously degrease your hair? I got …

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Blue Light Therapy at Home: Beauty Must-Have or Bust?

Blue Light Therapy at Home

Blue light therapy. Sounds kinds of like something out of a science fiction book, doesn’t it? But blue light therapy is being used in skincare by thousands of people at this very minute. Why? To put it simply, blue light is considered to treat several skin issues (most notably acne) and its use has been normalized. Spas, skin clinics, and even individuals at home use blue light therapy for their skin. If you’ve been wanting to give this new skin fad a whirl, but don’t want to go through the trouble of booking and showing up to appointments every week, perhaps you’ve thought about trying blue light therapy at home. …

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Laser Hair Removal Side Effects: Everything You’ve Got to Remember

laser hair removal side effects

If you’re anything like me, hair removal is the bane of your existence. Whether it’s threading, waxing, or shaving, hair removal is a royal pain that only offers the most fleeting satisfactions. So if you’re sick of the pain and the redness, the time spent, and the ingrown hairs you’ve tried to get rid of, there’s a good chance that you’re contemplating getting laser hair removal. Or perhaps you’ve even booked your first session. Congratulations! Laser hair removal is perhaps the best way to deal with unwanted body and facial hair. But are you aware of laser hair removal side effects? We get so wrapped up in the benefits of …

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Red Light Therapy Side Effects: What You Need to Be Aware of

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Red light therapy has been causing quite a stir in the skincare world. Also known as low-level laser therapy (LLLT), this treatment is used by many spas and estheticians. Actresses and models have shown themselves getting red light therapy before hitting the red carpet or working on a shoot. Why? Red light therapy is supposed to have a lot of skincare benefits including reducing wrinkles, increasing the production of collagen, and treating sun damage. This might make it sound like a miracle but what about red light therapy side effects? Since this skin therapy is being used more frequently, with devices that let you treat yourself with red light at home, it is …

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How to Use Face Serums: A Quick Guide to Flawless, Luminous Skin

Face Serum

Serums. There’s something aloof and almost mysterious about them. Maybe you think they’re for older women. Maybe you got spooked by their price tag. But now you’re here. And you want to know how to use face serums. Whether you want to treat existing skin issues, or you want to upgrade your cleanse-tone-moisturize routine, serums are a great way to pamper your skin and give it some extra love. So in this article, I’m going to talk about serums—what they are, how they work, why they’re good for your skin. And of course, the best way to use a serum for the quickest and best results. If you’ve been wondering …

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How to Apply Eye Cream: What You Didn’t Know

Eye Cream

Do you wake up with tired, bloodshot eyes? It can be discouraging to see dark circles and eye bags and infuriating to deal with the world repeatedly asking whether you’re tired or ill. You know what’s worse? Spending a small fortune on a fancy eye cream only to realize it isn’t making much of a difference. Turns out there right and wrongs ways of applying eye cream. And I’m going to show you how to apply eye cream the right way so that you can get the most out of it. Using eye cream the right way will slowly but surely fix the issues plaguing your eyes. Over time, your …

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Skin Care Routine for Dry Skin: Plump, Dewy Skin Can Be a Reality

Dry Skin

Flakey, cracked skin got you feeling all bummed out? Dry skin can be frustrating because no matter how many creams and lotions you pile on, it dries out in 15 minutes. On the flip side, using heavy creams can make your skin feel greasy but not hydrated. For many people, dry skin can be downright painful. Your skin feels like it’s crumbling away and your makeup can’t seem to adhere to your face. You might think there’s no way out of this, but the right skin care routine for dry skin will leave it soft, smooth, and hydrated without feeling oily. I’m going to show you how you can curate a …

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