The Best Ways To Fight Frizz

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Frizzy hair is the worst. It looks terrible, it feels terrible, and it’s pretty embarrassing too. But if you have thick, curly hair, it can be difficult to tame and fight frizz and keep your hair looking soft, smooth, and shiny. Thankfully, though, all hope isn’t lost. No matter what type of hair you’re sporting, you can fight frizz effectively if you know what techniques and tools to use. Continue reading for a few helpful hair care tips that will allow you to achieve the most beautiful, smoothest hair right at home.

Always Use Conditioner

Even if you purchase a shampoo/conditioner combination product, you should never skip on conditioning your hair every time you shampoo. This will help you deposit moisture into your hair so your cuticles will remain healthy and frizz-free. Just be sure to use a conditioner that contains natural ingredients that are hydrating. A good example is shea butter, which is a go-to moisturizing ingredient for women with dry hair.

Apply your conditioner from the midshaft downward to the ends if you’re worried about weighing your hair down by putting it at your roots. Otherwise, apply it throughout your hair from root to tip.

Use a Deep Conditioning Hair Mask Weekly

In addition to continually conditioning your hair, you can also apply a deep conditioning mask that will hydrate your tresses at least once a week. This is especially important during the colder months of the year, particularly in the winter when the air is dry.

Always Use a Heat Protective Spray

Whenever you are about to use heat to style your hair, whether you are about to grab the blow dryer, curling iron, or flat iron, apply a heat protective spray to your hair first. Regardless of what type of hair you have, this is a good line of defense against the damage that can be caused by heat that could lead to frizz.

Use a Cream Hydrator and Dry Your Hair with a Diffuser

If you have thick, frizzy, curly hair, it is best to use a cream hydrator after you have shampooed and conditioned your locks.

While your hair is still wet, apply the cream hydrator from the roots to the tips, but do not rub it into your hair. Instead, warm the cream between your fingers and palms and then squeeze it onto the hair. Wrap curls around your fingers so that you can shape them just how you like them, and then allow your hair to air dry naturally.

Once your hair has dried quite a bit, you can then finish the job by using a diffuser on your blow dryer. Set it to high heat on low speed and make sure that you aim it downward so you can keep frizz at bay.

Start Using an Ionic Blow Dryer

An ionic blow dryer is a great product to use if you regularly have to deal with annoyingly frizzy hair. It will help reduce the frizz by working on compressing your cuticles. This will lock out moisture that would otherwise result in frizziness. So if your current blow dryer doesn’t seem to be doing the trick despite all of the products that you are using in your hair, it may be time for an upgrade.

Remember, too, that a lot of hot air can dehydrate your hair and cause frizz, particularly during the winter. If your hair is only slightly wavy or totally straight, allow it to dry naturally 90% before blow drying the rest. If it’s curly, you can even let it air dry 100%.

Brush Your Hair Often

Brushing your hair often can actually help combat frizz, especially if you hang your head upside down and use a bristle brush. This works by distributing the natural oils on your head from the scalp and the roots to the rest of the hair. In the end, your hair should be more hydrated, and this, in turn, will help with blocking out humidity and preventing frizz and flyaways. So while you can certainly apply moisturizing oil-based products to your hair to restore moisture, remember that your natural oils can also help you in your quest to prevent frizz and maintain the smoothest locks possible.

Now that you know a few of the easiest ways to maintain frizz-free hair throughout the year, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t love your hair every day of the week. With the right conditioning and heat protective products, you can ensure that your hair will remain soft and lustrous, as well as completely smooth, without being weighed down.

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Summer Hairstyles I Can’t Wait To Try Out

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There is something about the summer season that makes us all more experimental and creative with our clothing, makeup, and hair. The brightness and warmth seem to make us all happier and more confident in ourselves. I for one cannot wait to try out all the beautiful hairstyles I’ve come across recently on beauty blogs and in fashion magazines. From pleats to ponytails to curls, I’ve got a lot to get through! I hope you find some ideas in here that you too want to give a go this summer.


Braids (in all shapes, sizes, and directions)

Braids continue to be very popular with us ladies. And it’s not hard to see why. They are so versatile, pretty, and they suit everyone. I’ve come across some really intricate and tricky styles that look absolutely amazing, but a lot of work. If you are up for the effort, good for you. I think I’d find these styles too time-consuming and frustrating so I’ll be opting for easier but just as pretty braids. I love big bohemian side braids, especially when they incorporate ribbons or flowers. I think this is the perfect style for a festival, garden party or picnic at the park. Another look I’ll be trying is tiny braids dispersed throughout the hair. This gives a really beautiful laid-back feel and would be perfect for a day at the beach.


Beach babe waves

No summer would be complete without giving your hair the beach babe treatment! Most people think this look only works if you have long hair. But I think waves in short hair also look super cute.There are a few different ways to get beach babe waves but the one I intend to try out is this:

  • Use your curling irons to create a mixture of thin, medium and chunky curls throughout your hair.
  • However, don’t curl entire sections of hair. Leaving a little but uncurled at the bottom creates the best effect.
  • Turn your head upside down and shake gently to loosen up the curls.
  • Apply a sea salt hair spray to complete your tousled textured look.


Super sleek ponytail

I love a sleek ponytail; it looks so sophisticated. Also, this style is so versatile. It looks right at home with a casual weekend outfit, at work or on a glamorous night out. To get your ponytail as smooth as possible, it really helps to straighten your hair first. If you don’t already have one, I would recommend getting the best hair straightener you can afford, as the cheaper ones won’t do nearly as good a job. A quality hairspray will also help to keep flyaways at bay. The trend at the moment is low ponytails, but this style doesn’t suit everyone, so I think it’s best to position it wherever you feel it looks best.

Well there you have it, the hairstyles I’ll be wearing next season. I hope you have gathered some inspiration for your own locks. Here’s to having fabulous hair this summer!


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Beautiful Curls Easily with Kiss InstaWave Automatic Curler

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As Moms, we don’t have all of the time in the world to get ready. I usually just brush my hair and go on my way. Or of course there is the classic mom pony. Ugh! I must admit, when I first was asked to try out the Kiss InstaWave I was really skeptical. I have a lot of hair that doesn’t like to curl easy. Plus, I’ve tried other curlers that were just so complicated and didn’t actually curl my hair and even worse, they tangled my hair!

kiss instawave 2Thankfully  the Kiss InstaWave super easy to use. And since I have A LOT of hair and it’s pretty long so I was worried it was going to be a tangled mess. To my surprise this didn’t tangle my hair at all. I have tried several other products and without fail, it usually ends in a tangled mess and with huge frustration. No thanks! With one touch of a button, the “Curl Dial” instantly and automatically catches your hair and curls it neatly. It did take me a few tries to master the techniques, but now I think I have it down to a science. To make my curls last longer I sprayed hairspray before and after each curl and that seemed to hold them in place. The Kiss Instawave makes nice, loose, beachy curls. My favorite!

instawaveWhile the directions on the website and the package indicate that you can achieve different size curls with the InstaWave, I’ve yet to figure that little trick out. But I refuse to give up! I will have this bad boy mastered in no time!

This is the perfect gift idea for a teen or even another busy mom. You can score this gem at or at

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• Patent Pending Curl Dial: Creates Tangle-Free curls in both Left or Right directions
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• 420˚F Max Temperature: Professional grade temperature locks in curls
• Auto Shutoff: Automatically shuts off after 90 minutes
• Power Control Switch: High/Low Temperature Settings
• Good for use on all hair lengths and types

  • Number of Pieces: 1

  • Used For: Hair Styling, Curl

  • Hair Type: All Hair Types

  • Barrel Size: 1″

  • Features: One-Button Operation, Multiple Heat Settings, Ceramic heating elements, Swivel Cord, LED Indicator Light, Corded

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  • Heat Maximum: 420 degrees

  • Heating Time: 30.0 Sec.

  • Number of Heat Settings: 2

  • Power Source: Electric

  • Care and Cleaning: Wipe Clean With a Damp Cloth

  • Battery: no battery used

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