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What Are the Best Permanent Waves for Tinted Hair?

What Are the Best Permanent Waves for Tinted Hair?

One of the ingredients in solutions to make permanent waves is peroxide,...

How to Do Mermaid Curls Without Heat

How to Do Mermaid Curls Without Heat

Mermaid curls are very loose curls that adorn your head in a whimsical,...

The Best Hair Tongs

The Best Hair Tongs

Whether you call them hair tongs or curling irons, these styling tools...

Will Curling Shampoos Actually Curl Straight Hair?

Will Curling Shampoos Actually Curl Straight Hair?

You may have heard the commercials or seen the ads that promote shampoos...

How to Curl Your Hair Without a Perm

How to Curl Your Hair Without a Perm

So you want fabulous curls, but you don't want to empty your wallet...

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Styling Triple Barrel Waved Hair

Styling Triple Barrel Waved Hair

Styling your hair with a triple barrel curling iron will give your locks a sleek, smooth wave. This glam look is simple enough for every day, sexy enough for a party and dressy enough for a formal occasion. This style works well for gals who have...

How to Make African-American Hair Bouncy Using Instyler

How to Make African-American Hair Bouncy Using Instyler

If you are having a bad hair day, there's no need to panic. You can tame your 'do at home with a few flicks of the wrist and a heated InStyler iron. This frizz-taming tool --used on all hair types from African-American to Caucasian-- features a...

How to Use Twist Flex Curling Rods

How to Use Twist Flex Curling Rods

No one can blame you if you don't want to fry your locks with heated rollers or don hard plastic curlers that practically give you bruises when you sleep. Instead, you're one smart cookie if you opt for cushy flex curling rods. They bend every...

How to Get Volume From Braiding Your Hair

How to Get Volume From Braiding Your Hair

When you’re craving volume but your hair needs a break from heat styling, get creative with your styling process. Simple braids can deliver the energy and oomph you want without subjecting your hair to damaging heat. Sure, you could use a...

What Are the Best Permanent Waves for Tinted Hair?

What Are the Best Permanent Waves for Tinted Hair?

One of the ingredients in solutions to make permanent waves is peroxide, which can change the color of your tinted locks. Furthermore, the more you treat your hair with chemicals, the more porous it becomes. The more porous your tresses become,...

How to Do Mermaid Curls Without Heat

How to Do Mermaid Curls Without Heat

Mermaid curls are very loose curls that adorn your head in a whimsical, wavelike fashion. This free-flowing, tousled look is perfect for the girl on the go who wants a quick and playful, yet stylish hairdo. Although mermaid curls can be done with...

The Best Home Perm for Tinted Hair

The Best Home Perm for Tinted Hair

Any time you chemically treat your hair, it becomes more porous. It’s like adding more holes to a sponge. Over time, the more porous your locks become, the quicker your strands absorb a perming solution. This is a good thing if you love...

Perms for Damaged Hair & Scalp

Perms for Damaged Hair & Scalp

The same things that help improve the look of your hair can also harm your precious locks and damage your scalp. The logical answer for damaged hair and scalp is to stop perming your hair – and look like one of your cave-woman ancestors....

The Best Hair Tongs

The Best Hair Tongs

Whether you call them hair tongs or curling irons, these styling tools are a must-have if you like to mix up your look. After all, even the most diehard fan of straight, smooth styles likes to add a bit of sassy curl or sexy body to her hair now...

How to Keep Curls Soft & Shiny

How to Keep Curls Soft & Shiny

Whether you have corkscrew curls or loose waves, keeping them soft and shiny requires adopting expert strategies. Save the nightly brushing and the daily shampoos for women with straight, fine hair. Your curls need tender loving care that involves...

Hair Curling Techinques With a Drop Curl Tong

Hair Curling Techinques With a Drop Curl Tong

If you struggle trying to create those perfect ringlets, you might want to get your hands on a drop curl tong. You've probably seen these miraculous curling irons in stores or on TV. A drop curl iron, which is shaped like a cone, helps to make...

How to Make Small Curls With a Hair Perm

How to Make Small Curls With a Hair Perm

Want curl and lots of it? While any perm will give you curl, the size of the curl that you end up with depends on a couple of factors. For tiny, springy curls that won't relax after the first shampoo, you need to get the chemistry right. Size also...

The Best Electric Hairsetter

The Best Electric Hairsetter

If you have straight hair but want bouncy sexy curls without having to get a perm, an electric hairsetter tool with heated rollers or clips is a fast, easy alternative. Hairsetters come in a variety of materials, styles and prices, plus...

Tips on Triple Barrel Curling Tongs for Hair

Tips on Triple Barrel Curling Tongs for Hair

Whether you call it a curling tong, iron or waver, the result is the same when you use this tool that has three barrels instead of one. You'll get sassy, sweet and smooth S-shaped waves. If you buy one of these products, don't think of it as a...

Will Curling Shampoos Actually Curl Straight Hair?

Will Curling Shampoos Actually Curl Straight Hair?

You may have heard the commercials or seen the ads that promote shampoos that curl hair. The truth is that they aren't much different than your regular shampoo. In fact, if you have straight hair, a curling shampoo may produce some surprising...

The Best Perms for Hard-to-Curl Hair

The Best Perms for Hard-to-Curl Hair

Good perms break the fashion chain that binds you to hot rollers, curling irons or flat irons. Like the bra-burning craze of the '60s, perms are liberating. With perms, you can wash, finger-comb and go. Women with hard-to-curl hair can enjoy the...

The Best Care for Keratin Straightening

The Best Care for Keratin Straightening

The keratin straightening craze is all the rage. According to the Hair Boutique website, Halle Berry, Nicole Richie and other Hollywood celebs have turned to it for silky, straight strands. Also known as Brazilian straightening or the Brazilian...

How Far Apart Should You Use a Relaxer & a Texturizer?

How Far Apart Should You Use a Relaxer & a Texturizer?

Texturizing your hair is a way to turn puffy, unmanageable curls into subtle, sensuous waves. Of course, lots of ladies find that a totally straight look gives an even sleeker appearance, so the next logical step often is to move to a relaxer....

Alternatives to Chemical-based Relaxers

Alternatives to Chemical-based Relaxers

Chemical based relaxers can work wonders to get the kink out of your curls. The drawback is the harsh chemicals used to give you the straight hair of your dreams. Skip the chemicals and use other options to achieve that sleek, straight hair that...

Haircuts for Straight, Fine & Hard to Curl Hair

Haircuts for Straight, Fine & Hard to Curl Hair

If you have fine locks, sticking with shorter and medium-length hairstyles is your best bet. It’s much easier to build volume with shorter hair than long locks, simply because shorter locks have less volume weighing them down. Longer strands...

How to Get Waves Without Curlers

How to Get Waves Without Curlers

Want seriously sexy waves without spending an uncomfortable night in curlers? No problem. Transform super-straight hair into gorgeous, glossy waves that look red-carpet ready with pin curls, braids or curling irons. Twisting each strand of hair is...

How to Curl Your Hair Without a Perm

How to Curl Your Hair Without a Perm

So you want fabulous curls, but you don't want to empty your wallet sitting under that torture device at the salon. If you're willing to give up the semi-permanent aspect of perms, you can harness your hair and get the curl of your dreams with a...

Overnight Hair Curling Techniques With No Heat

Overnight Hair Curling Techniques With No Heat

You love the look of curly hair, but using hot rollers or a curling iron first thing in the morning is not your style. Maybe you want to avoid heat and possible damage, or maybe you want to sleep in. Try overnight hair curling methods. Not only...

What Can You Put in Your Hair Before Curling It to Make It Stay?

What Can You Put in Your Hair Before Curling It to Make It Stay?

Sometimes you just can't get a curl to hold to save your life. Even if your hair is full of bouncing curls right after you finish styling it, they may go away an hour or two later, which is beyond frustrating. Since you spent all that time fixing...

Relaxer Rules

Relaxer Rules

Relaxers can definitely a make a difference in the look and feel of your hair. If you've got a natural curl pattern, a relaxer will take your tresses from coiled to straight. But, because relaxers use chemicals to get your locks so straight,...

How to Stop Hair From Curling at the Ends

How to Stop Hair From Curling at the Ends

You've got stick straight hair, either by design or by very careful work with a blow dryer, then all of a sudden the ends curl out like some retro 1950s bob and you're way not into it. Happens to the best of us: Hair flips out when it gets dry or...

How Do You Curl Hair With a Chi Nano?

How Do You Curl Hair With a Chi Nano?

Flat irons aren't just for straightening hair anymore! Are you tired of your regular hair texture and want to try a sassy new look? The CHI Nano can make your hair into a bouncy crown of curls that spring with every step. Ditch your old-fashioned...

Homemade Hair Curling

Homemade Hair Curling

Curling your hair at home is a cinch -- if you have the right tools. But when your curling iron twirls its last lock and buying a replacement isn't an option, a girl's got to think quick on her feet. When in the midst of a hairstyling 911, the...

How to Rod Hair for Shirley Temple Curls

How to Rod Hair for Shirley Temple Curls

Those playful ringlets that early 20th-century child star Shirley Temple wore were a-dorable! Even though Temple was less than 10 years old at the height of her fame, her bouncy, springy hair is still worth coveting. You can create the look at...

How to Curl Your Hair With the Instyler

How to Curl Your Hair With the Instyler

If watching cheesy infomercials at 3 a.m. isn't your thing, then you may have missed the Instyler. Essentially a fancy curling iron used to straighten and add volume to lifeless hair, the Instyler is actually a versatile styling tool. The...

How to Curl Hair With Orange Juice Cans

How to Curl Hair With Orange Juice Cans

Who says you need a curling iron or hot rollers to achieve voluminous curls in your 'do? Instead of shelling out some coin on these often expensive beauty tools, kick it old school --- and low-budget --- by curling your mane with some leftover...

How to Curl Your Hair Without Getting Kinks

How to Curl Your Hair Without Getting Kinks

Curled hair can be beautiful, especially when you have control over curl placement and size, as you do with a curling iron. Although the curled style is lovely, it certainly doesn't look that way if you've got kinks all the way through your hair...

Tips Before Curling Straight Hair With a Curling Iron

Tips Before Curling Straight Hair With a Curling Iron

Straight hair is sleek and sophisticated, for sure, but who hasn't -- at some point or another -- wanted a head full of bouncy, sassy, cascading curls. It is the very characterization of sexy -- particularly if you pin up your curls on your head...

Hair Curling Devices

Hair Curling Devices

Depending on the day and the event, you conjure up a slew of different curled hair ideas that would look so feminine and lovely. You glance -- OK, STARE -- at girls who walk by with beautiful tresses and always wonder to yourself, "How can I get...

How to Tie a Hair Rag

How to Tie a Hair Rag

Keeping coarse or curly hair straight can seem like a battle, as you struggle with sweat, humidity and even your own curls' desire to set themselves free. Unfortunately, continuing to use heat to maintain your straight style can cause breakage and...

Homemade Hair Curl Cream

Homemade Hair Curl Cream

Want curls? Don't waste your hard-earned cash on expensive styling aids. Make a homemade hair curl cream that will give you plenty of body, bounce and defined curls. The best part is, it's all natural! Coconut oil is no stranger to the beauty...

Types of Hair Perms and Curls

Types of Hair Perms and Curls

You can perm your hair on anything. Wrap it up on perm rods for a traditional perm or braid it in tiny braids and put perm solution on the braids for a permanent crimped look. The possibilities are endless, so the types of perms and curls that you...

How to Curl Straight Hair With Mousse

How to Curl Straight Hair With Mousse

Curling your straight hair can add both softness and sex appeal. The problem is, not all hair is created equal and pin straight locks are often difficult to curl. This is where the advent of mousse comes into play. Mousse is a styling product that...

How to Restore the Curl to Over-Permed Hair

How to Restore the Curl to Over-Permed Hair

There's only one woman alive -- well, she's not really alive; sort of undead, really -- who can carry off the look: the bride of Frankenstein. And you're not her, honey! Your hair needs emergency repair. That last perm really sent your hair over...

Steps for Barrel Curling Hair

Steps for Barrel Curling Hair

Those oh-so-sexy and super sweet curls, barrel curls can be yours with a basic curling iron and a few minutes' time. Barrel curls are the big, glamorous sister of those tiny, kinky corkscrews you might see in little girl pigtails. Grab a curling...

How to Curl Straight Hair With Paper Towels

How to Curl Straight Hair With Paper Towels

You don't have to use a strand frying curling iron to get your straight mane all twisty. Heck, you don't even need rollers. If you want to get seriously DIY, use paper towels to curl your straight hair. This trick is traditionally called rag...

How do I Curl Hair With a Straight Iron?

How do I Curl Hair With a Straight Iron?

Is it possible to get curl from a flat iron? You bet! You can put those other tools away and streamline your morning beauty routine by straightening and curling with the same tool. Just pick up one of those flat irons that have heating plates with...

How Can I Make Soft Curls in My Hair?

How Can I Make Soft Curls in My Hair?

Soft curls are versatile and suitable for your fanciest updo or the most casual, tousled style. A loose wave of curls can make you more approachable or soften your look. Mix things up with an edgy outfit and soft, curly hair. As a bonus, if you...

How to Get Waves With Straight Hair

How to Get Waves With Straight Hair

Straight hair is on-trend but almost any hair diva hungers for a style change every now and again. Voluminous loose waves are also incredibly hot and they don't have to be out of reach to women born with straighter strands. Michigan-based...

How to Get Big Hair Curls

How to Get Big Hair Curls

Big, sexy, lush curls are just what you need to take your evening look to the next level. No run-of-the-mill hairstyle will do. It's time for something different; it's time for something glamorous. You can just imagine it: long, soft ringlets...

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