Thursday, July 12, 2012

The best combs for your curls

As most know, curls and combs go hand and hand, but if you're using the wrong comb not only will your hair be frizzy, but it can damage your hair ! There are only a chosen few that can be called the best, and these are the best combs to use for keeping your curls in shape. Remember, unless your hair is straight, it's always best to comb your hair only when your hair is wet.

Hercules Sagemann Hard Rubber Jumbo Rake Comb (5660)

Also known as the "Magic Star" , this detangling comb is the best comb for long, thick, and curly hair. It is considered the best because it is seamless, meaning that the hair can smoothly detangle curls without the hair catching onto the seams of the comb causing split ends and breakage. Although this comb carries a hefty price tag, ( about $16.00) It's strong, long lasting, and ideal for almost any curl pattern.

This comb can be found in many curly haired households. Firstly, it's very affordable (about $2.00-$3.00) , and it's also designed to detangle the hair while wet, which is the best way to detangle curly hair. Lastly, it is easily found in stores such as Sears or Rite-Aid.

If your straighten your hair often, this comb should definitely be in your arsenal! This straightening/cutting comb is important because it helps you get your hair it's straightest when flat ironing your hair. It's also helpful for trimming your ends by stretching your hair before for begin to cut.  

Before you go out and buy any of the combs mentioned, be sure to check out these very important hair tips here and here .

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Wedding hair tips

Summer is  the most popular season to get married, here's few tips on how to style and maintain your curls your big day!

Make sure to begin with nourished hair!

Whether you are doing your own hair or it's being done by a stylist, make sure your hair is in good shape prior to styling. You can do this by making sure to use a deep conditioner at home or asking your stylist your a deep conditioning treatment. Also, rinsing the hair with cold water will help with raised hair cuticles, and assist in the appearance of smoother hair.

Try an up-do

Up dos and curls go very well together because they are simple yet elegant. Up-dos allow the focus to be applied to your face, which is very important on your big day.

Make sure your curls are well set

Heat and humidity can change your look gradually, that's why it's very important for your curls be set in place with either a gel or serum specifically for fighting frizz! . A great one I recommend is Curl Keeper by Curly Hair Solutions.

Hair accessories

The right hair accessories can make your curls go from regular to regal almost instantly! Make sure that they do not clash with earrings or other jewelry if you choose to wear some.