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17 Everyday Hair Styles Made Easy

17 Everyday Hair Styles Made Easy
17 Everyday Hair Styles Made Easy

17 Everyday Hair Styles Made Easy

We all want to look and feel our best every single day but this is a very hard task to accomplish when having long or just simply difficult hair! Everyday hair styling can feel like a chore and be really time consuming and costly but, with a few simple tricks you can have the hair you want every single day!

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Below we show you how to have amazing looking hair styles for everyday of the week:

1. Secure the end of your braid with a bobby pin to give it that amazing finish  

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2. For a chic ponytail cover the elastic part with a section of your hair 

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3. Give your ponytail an extra boost with two bobby pins 

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4. By using a headband give yourself an fabulous updo  

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5. By first braiding your hair then ironing it with a flat iron, get the waves you always wanted in minutes 

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6. If you have bangs and they annoy you sometimes, the best way to have a bang free day is to brad them to the side and pin them

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7. By dusting some eyeshadow on your scalp your make your hair appear thicker instantly 

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8. Use a toilet seat cover to blot away the extra oil from your hair  

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9. Give yourself a root touch up with mascara in between coloring 

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10. Use a toothbrush to give some definition to your braids 

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11. For those of you with straight hair, roll your hair into a coil, wrap it in a foil and iron for beautiful long lasting curls 

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12. By creating two ponytails on top of each other you’ll give the illusion of a longer ponytail 

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13. Pull one side of your hair into a side pony tail to get that side-swept look

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14. By using a goody spin pin instead of several bobby pins you’ll give your updo a cleaner look

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15. By pulling your hair braid apart you’ll make it look fuller  

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16. Pull your hair up and spray the roots to give your hair more volume 

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17. Crate your own salt water spray with a teaspoon of salt and some sparkling water for those beachy waves 

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How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

Reviewed by Nima Shei, MD
May 15th, 2014

You may be washing your hair more often than you need to! Even though it depends a lot on your hair type, washing your hair on a daily basis is a big mistake. Washing your hair may seem like a simple task, but there are many of us doing it wrong, and this could lead to the elimination of natural oils from the scalp, causing scalp irritation, dandruff and other scalp issues.

Let’s begin with what makes your hair oily. The sebaceous glands are microscopic glands in the skin and scalp that secrete an oily/waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate our skin and hair. When these glands work correctly, they prevent our skin from dryness. On the other hand, if these glands can’t secret sebum properly, it may cause acne and other skin conditions.

A basic rule of thumb for those with thick hair or tight curls and kinks is to shampoo twice a week with moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. Sometimes you might want to even shampoo less because your hair doesn’t feel dirty easily, so you don’t need to cleanse it until it feels dirty.

For Medium curls, kinks, and waves hair type, you can afford to shampoo every few days.

If you have a fine hair texture, fine curls, and waves, your curly locks will look their best if you shampoo every two days. It’s not your style to have an oily texture, so it’s best to keep it clean and make sure to moisturize with a good conditioner.

Anyone with normal hair is recommended to wash between three to four times per week, but you might find your need to wash hair more often in the summer when you’re more active. Meanwhile as for those of us with oily hair you can wash your hair almost daily, but remember to give you hair a break at least once or twice per week.

According to most professional stylists, washing your hair less is something you need to work up to. Start by leaving off one wash at a time, just a refreshing cold shower those days, or sponge bathe.