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How to Get Rid of Split Ends

It's the holy grail of hair care. How do you get rid of split ends, those pesky things that lead to breakage and make your hair look the picture of unhealthy.  What Are Split Ends Split ends are what occurs when a strand of hair frays or fragments into two or more pieces. The cause of this is stress on the follicle, but this can be caused by a variety of things, from harsh chemical treatments, to heat styling, and even the way a person towels dry their hair.  Split Hair Prevention Without a doubt, the best way to avoid split ends, is never to get them at all. In order to do that it's key to understand the causes of split ends.  Causes of Split Ends Overbrushing  Toweling Dry Too Roughly Heat from Blowdryers and Straighteners Chemical Treatments (such as perms and relaxers) Coloring By focusing on these different causes...

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How Often Should I Wash My Hair?

Do you always just reach for the bottle of shampoo as a matter of habit when you're in the shower? Or is washing your hair more of an occasion, like something you actually have to schedule on your calendar?  Have you ever really stopped to question if you're doing the best thing for your hair when you wash it? Does it damage your hair if you overwash it? Or does washing too seldom lead to a dirty scalp?  The Truth About How Often You Should Wash Your Hair Unfortunately, there is not a simple answer to this question. Rather it depends on several factors, including: Hair Type Personal Preference Styling Choices Lifestyle Situation/Environment Less Often Than You Think In general, many people should be washing their hair less frequently, especially if washing daily. Hair stylists and doctors alike say that hair can be harmed from overusing shampoo. To understand why...

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How To Sew In Weave?

If you want to change up your look for the long-term, then a sew-in weave might be right up your alley. With this option, you can secure extensions to your natural hair for up to 10 weeks instead of having to take them out at the end of the night. The installation and upkeep process is still a bit demanding, however, so it is important to understand what it takes before you commit to this option. To help you see if a sew-in weave is right for you, here’s a primer on how to place these extensions (and a look at just why many find it best to call a stylist). Get Your Tools and Supplies Putting in your own sew-in weave is a difficult job, but you can make it easier by gathering all your tools and supplies ahead of time. You will need: Sew-in extensions Weaving net C-needle...

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How To Put In Clip In Extensions?

Although they are not as easy to use and wear as Invisible Glory Extensions by Chic Magnifique, you can put in your own clip-in hair extensions if you have the time and patience. When you use clip-in styles, you must follow the directions exactly to make sure they blend in with your natural hair and stay put all day. Otherwise, they could slip loose and ruin your perfectly styled mane in an instant. To help you get the right look, here’s a helpful guide on how-to put in clip-in hair extensions.   Gather All Your Tools To keep from having to run back and forth for additional tools, grab everything you will need and put it all on your vanity before getting started. You will need: Clip-in hair extensions Duckbill hair clips Mini rubber bands Soft paddle brush Mirror Towel Now that you have all your items ready, you can...

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Where To Buy Hair Extensions?

Not everyone is born with a fantastic head of hair. In fact, most people aren’t —but that doesn’t mean it is outside of your grasp. You can get the luxurious mane you have always wanted in no time flat with real or synthetic hair extensions. You just have to know where to find the highest-quality options, so you can achieve your desired look and get the most for your money. To learn where these excellent locks are hiding, simply dive into this guide about the best places to buy real and synthetic hair extensions. Hair Extension Manufacturers When you buy directly from hair extension manufacturers, you know you are getting the real thing. They often sell their products through an online shop, as Chic Magnifique does. As you browse their products, you can learn about their years of hard work developing each one. Their listings let you know just what...

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