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Hair Products to Keep Handy

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Investing in good hair products can totally change the way you style your hair but with so many options on the market, which ones do you actually need? It’s no surprise we’re a huge fan of dry shampoo, but there are four other hair products that we believe every woman should keep handy. Heat Protectant It’s no secret that hot tools can be extremely damaging to your hair, especially when you’re using them on a regular basis. Each strand of your hair is made up of two layers: the cuticle (outer layer) and the cortex (inner layer). The cortex houses all of the protein and water molecules and when you [...]

5 Tips for Getting a Better Hair Cut

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Whether you’re going to the same hair salon you’ve been going to for ten years or are trying a new salon, you should always walk out of the door feeling confident and loving the haircut you got. Not thrilled with your results? Doing your research, communicating effectively, and considering your needs will help you get a great haircut. Here are our tips for getting a better haircut and never being unsatisfied again. 1. Save photos of the cuts you love Communicating the type of haircut you want can be difficult, so skip the step of poor communication by saving photos of the cuts you love and showing them to your [...]

Why Exfoliating Your Skin is Important

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Exfoliating your skin has several short-term and long-term benefits, as long as you exfoliate regularly and correctly. Not sure how often you should be exfoliating your skin or how to do so properly? Keep reading! What is Exfoliation? Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells that collect on the skin’s surface. Why is Exfoliation Important? Cell regeneration slows down as we age, meaning it takes longer for the body to shed old skin cells and generate new ones. When this happens, skin cells pile up on the surface of the skin, leaving skin looking dull, dry, and rough. By exfoliating, you help get rid of these dead skin cells [...]

The Best Hair Styles for Working Out

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Exercising is no easy feat – between picking out a cute outfit, finding a gym or workout class you actually like, and taking the time out of your day, the last thing you want to worry about is your hair. But, we all know how frustrating it can be to constantly be fixing your hair mid-workout or not having enough time to wash and style your hair before running off to your next adventure. Thanks to these awesome hairstyles, you will no longer have to worry your hair falling loose mid-workout and styling post-gym will be easier than ever! Heavy Sweat Workouts Heavy sweat workouts, such as spin, boxing, and hot [...]

Our Best Shaving Tips for Summer

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With summer here, it’s finally shorts, t-shirt, and bathing suit weather making a smooth long-lasting shave top priority. To help you avoid any bloody massacres in the shower and to keep your skin look an feel it’s best, we’re sharing our best summer shaving tips. Use the Right Tools Whether you’re utilizing a men’s or women’s razor, be sure to use the right kind. Save the disposable razors as your last resort. If you have thicker hair, use a men’s razor as the blades are manufactured to be closer together to help with those thick, coarse hairs! Exfoliate First Exfoliating your skin should be your top priority in every shower. This is [...]

Our Best Tips for Mastering Air Dried Hair

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Are you tired of having to get up extra early each morning to allow yourself time to style your hair? Are you looking for new ways to keep your hair looking and feeling healthy? With a little patience and these tips, you’ll be able to master air-dried hair and say goodbye to the hot tools. 1. Finger-comb your hair in the shower Finger combing your hair in the shower is the key to eliminating unwanted frizz when you air dry your hair. After applying conditioner, simply use your fingers to comb through any tangles and say goodbye to the hairbrush post-shower. If you have fine hair that easily tangles, brush [...]

Balayage 101

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Are you ready to switch up your hair style but aren’t ready to commit to the salon chair every 4-6 weeks? Balayage has been around for a long time but has became increasingly popular over the last couple of years. The technique offers natural color with low maintenance and gorgeous results. But, what exactly is it? What is Balayage? Balayage is a French word, meaning “to paint.” This technique requires applying the color in a sweeping motion to the hair, offering natural, sun-kissed color with soft regrowth lines. This highlighting technique grows out naturally and requires limited maintenance.\ Will Balayage Work on My Hair? The wonderful thing about balayage is that it [...]

Should I Be Using a Vitamin-C Serum?

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One of the most effective skincare ingredients, Vitamin C is universally effective and improves your skin, no matter what issues you are experiencing. By committing to a daily application, you’ll see a vast improvement in the overall appearance of your skin. But, do you really need to be using it? The short answer: Yes. What is Vitamin C? Vitamin C is a commonly used vitamin to fight off colds and other sickness and when utilized as an ingredient in your skincare routine, can protect your skin from the damage from environmental factors that wreak havoc on your skin. When your skin experiences oxidative stress, something that happens when your skin is [...]

The Correct Order to Apply Your Morning Skincare Products

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If you’re like us, your skincare routine is something you take very seriously. Between moisturizers, toners, cleansers, and all the other good stuff working hard to prevent wrinkles – you have your routine down pat. But, the one question we get very frequently from our clients is what the proper order for applying these products is. Step One: Cleanser The first step to your morning skincare routine should always be using a cleanser. This will get any of the dirt and oil out of your pores, leaving you with a fresh, clean face. If you use both an oil and a water-based cleanser, always use the oil cleanser first! Step [...]

Should I Be Clarifying My Hair?

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Are you experiencing oily roots by days end, hard to style hair, and hard to comb-through-hair, forcing you to wash your hair every day? It might be time to clarify your hair! The products you use, water you come in contact with, and chemicals from swimming pools can leave build up on your hair over time. Why Do You Need to Clarify Your Hair? Just like our skin, our hair needs to be exfoliated and stripped of the impurities and build up. Over time, all of the products you use on a daily basis – dry shampoo, texturizing spray, pomade, and even hair mask – build up at your roots, [...]

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