How to Use a Hair Mask (Step-by-Step)

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With all the abuse we put our hair through, from bleaching to heat styling, it is likely in need of some pampering. One way to keep your delicate strands in tip-top shape is by using hair masks. With regular use, even color chameleons and frequent hot tool users can have stronger, healthier hair. What Is …

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How to Remove Gel Polish Without Acetone (5 Methods)

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Gel manicures might be the best thing since sliced bread. They’re long-lasting, dry in seconds, and can remain chip-free and shiny for weeks. Fabulous nails that can keep up with a busy life and look amazing the whole time? Gel manicures seem like magic… until it’s time to remove them. The long removal process can …

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6 Ways To Make Press On Nails Last Longer

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Whether you are trying to save money or can’t get an appointment before an event, sometimes going to the salon to get a manicure is not possible. At-home acrylics or dip nails can be a great alternative for some, but they tend to be expensive, complex, and time-consuming. Press-on nails are a good choice for …

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Nail Glue vs Super Glue (Can Either Be Used?)

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When your press-on nail pops off at work before a big meeting, it may be tempting to reach for the tube of super glue in your desk drawer to stick it back on. However, that will likely do more harm than good. When it comes to glue and other adhesives, they are not all interchangeable. …

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How to Find a Good Hairdresser or Stylist

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Having great hair just makes you feel good. It can give you an air of confidence and make you feel more pulled together. When you need a trim, feel like your color is blah, or want a total makeover, you might want to change it now. All you need is to book an appointment with …

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5 Signs of Hard Water on Hair (and How to Counter Its Effects)

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In pursuit of shampoo commercial-worthy hair, we often end up with a collection of shampoos and conditioners gathering dust in the corner of the shower because they just didn’t seem to work right. If all of your hair care products are tailored to your hair’s texture and density and still don’t leave you with luscious …

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Why Does My Hair Feel Waxy? (5 Causes and How to Fix It)

It takes time to wash, condition, and dry your hair. So it can be upsetting when all that work still results in limp, lifeless locks. What is it that makes freshly washed strands feel waxy? How can we get rid of it and have our bouncy blowouts back? There can be several reasons, each with …

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5 Signs of a Bad Hairdresser

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When your hair looks good, you feel good. It can add a little pep into your step and give you an extra boost of confidence. The opposite is also true. A bad hair day can make you lack confidence or feel less pulled together. Since your hair is one of the first things you see …

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Shampoo or Conditioner (Which To Use First?)

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New trends in hair care pop up all the time, but rarely is it one that changes the game entirely. For decades we have faithfully sudded up with shampoo and followed it with conditioner, until recently. Reverse-washing has gotten such buzz and a large cult following that have many of us contemplating a switch from …

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15 Different Types of Hair Clips and Pins

Whether you’re trying to disguise bangs in need of a trim or putting in pin curls for a Betty Draper retro style, we all need a hair clip now and then. But with a trip to the store offering so many different choices, it’s hard to pick the right one. With this breakdown of 15 …

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