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How to brush your hair the right way

hair care, hair look, hair loss
Are you brushing your hair the right way? (Yes, there is a right way.) Turns out you may not have the skill down pat, even though you’ve been doing it for years. Keep reading to discover the best way to brush your hair whether it’s dry or wet!Most people don’t receive a formal education on how to properly brush their hair from a young age. The reason? Probably because the act of brushing hair seems pretty straightforward. Take a hair brush, run it through your hair and voila! Right? Well, not really. The truth is there’s way more to de-tangling hair strands than just combing it with any ol’ brush at any ol’ time. But don’t panic. We’re here to bring you up to speed on how to brush your hair properly. Scroll to discover what you may be doing wrong, so you can change up your ways before more...

Why does red hair color fade quickly & how to maintain colored hair

hair care, hair look, hair loss
Red hair is one of the most eye-catching shades you can ever use to dye your hair. From auburn to burgundy hair, from which-color-and-type-of-highlights-is-right-for-your-hair to single-process color, there is a range of red shade options to help you live your best ginger life. But once you find your favorite hair color, what’s the best way to help red hair color look vibrant over time and keep hair dye from fading?We know that redheads want to help keep their head-turning hair color once they’ve achieved their desired final look. The goal is visibly shiny and healthy-looking hair, regardless of if you’re dying hair red for the first time or you’ve had a trademark auburn hair color for decades. Ahead, we explore the reasons why red hair dye does in fact fade faster than other hai...

Effects of sun on hair and how to protect hair from sun

hair care, hair look, hair loss, oily hair
Think spending hours in the sun has no effect on your hair? Think again. As much as you may adore your lighter, sun-kissed hair strands after a long beach vacation, lengthy exposure to UV rays may be doing more harm than good to your hair. Environmental factors—think: heat, pollution, humidity, and ultraviolet radiation—may cause damage to your hair. Ahead, we share obvious signs of sun damaged hair—plus, hair care tips and tricks to help prevent sun damaged hair and keep your hair in tip-top shape year-round.HOW THE SUN CAN AFFECT YOUR HAIRIf your hair has prolonged exposure to the sun, the outside cover of the hair strand—called the cuticle—can become damaged from UVA/UVB rays. According to the Cleveland Clinic, fine, lighter hair is more at risk for damage since it lacks the thickness o...

Which color and type of highlights is right for your hair?

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Types of highlights: which highlights are right for you?Hair trends come and go, but highlights are forever. Highlights, or the partial coloring of specific hair strands to create typically a lighter overall appearance, are one of the most popular hair color techniques. But the hair highlight options don’t stop at just one style. You can choose between the techniques of highlights, lowlights, or babylights to achieve an effect that’s just as unique as you are. Even better, it’s easier than ever to create these effects at home thanks to at-home highlighting kits and a myriad of hair color shade options. Ahead, discover the different types of highlights, and learn which highlight hair technique fits best with your intended hair color and hairstyle. Plus, study up on the ways to achieve highl...

7 ingredients to look for in your next mask

dandruff, hair care, hair look, hair loss, oily hair
Hair masks are restorative and nourishing hair products filled with oils, butters, and other humectants to take your conditioning efforts to the next level. Throughout the day our hair can suffer — blowouts, tight ponytails, coloring, and exposure to the elements challenge our hair on a regular basis. Hair masks can help repair your hair and can also prevent future damage. Hair masks are suited to almost every hair type. If your hair is very fine use a lightweight product that still has hair-benefitting ingredients. Also use hair masks mostly on your ends where your hair will have the most damage. If your hair is dry, frizzy or damaged your can go heavier on the mask ingredients and the amount you apply to your hair. Here is a list of ingredients and products that can work wonders on your ...

HOW TO GET BIG VOLUME HAIR IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

hair care, hair look, hair loss
Fashion Month is here! As a New York brand, we are especially excited for the creative energy that Fashion Week brings to our city. Whether you are attending the shows or following along online, these masterpieces are bound to inspire.  As much as the designs get our hearts racing, we of course love to see the work of the hair stylists.  Here we focus in on one of our favorite looks from the runway. Read below for a step-by-step guide on how to get BIG, VOLUME hair!Stay tuned for our fashion week round-up!Step 1: Wash hair with our award-winning Voluminous Shampoo to remove product build up and prep the hair for styling. Lemongrass and eucalyptus work together to clarify the hair while delivering noticeable volume.Step 2: Flip towel-dried hair upside down and mist our&n...

5 benefits of changing your hair regimen

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Even if you’ve been using the same hair products forever, it’s a good idea for you to switch up your hair regimen (and drop some bad hair habits along the way. This particularly applies to you if you’ve done something drastic with your hair, like color-treated it, chopped it all off, or chemically altered it. Here are five small changes you can make to your hair regimen—and they offer 5 big results.1. Fewer Tangles to Brush OutIf you’re not using formulas based in natural oils, like avocado oil and argan oil, for your hair, you’re missing out. (And don’t worry, they won’t make your hair greasy.) But they’ll make your hair look shinier and feel softer to the touch. Incorporate these oils in a multitude of ways — as a leave-in conditioner, pre-shampoo conditioning treatment or...