Top 6 Ways To Curl Your Hair Without Heat – Guest Post

Author Bio: Hi guys, my name is Miranda and I am a professional hairstylist based in New York. I have been in the fashion industry for the past 10 years and have been graced to work with the some of the top ranking professionals in the field. For the latest information on hair products, styling tips and more, check out my hair straightener reviews.

Don’t want to damage your hair with heat and still want those gorgeous curls? You will be so glad to check out these six simple ways to curl your hair!

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Blonde Sexy Hair shampoo, conditioner and shine spray – Review

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When I first started this blog, I had black hair, since then, I’ve had brown hair, dark blue hair, dark red hair and ginger but now I am finally back to my blonde. Only, it was a little darker than it had been due to four years of dying it so when I was sent a lightening shampoo and conditioner along with a shine spray from SexyHair I was more than willing to test them out in the hopes my light blonde hair would come back.

I was not disappointed in the slightest.

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The Mermaid Look – Guest Post

I’m so excited about this post because if you follow me on Twitter, you will see that i’ve been really keen on taking the leap to follow this trend. This guest post was written by Peter Minkoff, a fashion stylist and an editor at HighStyleLife magazine from Brisbane, Australia! 

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Mermaids are an inspiration for this season, and it is not difficult to determine why. This over-the-top girly trend bursting with glitter, sequins and bright colours is a go-to look for many fashionistas. However, if you are not familiar with this ultimate trend – don’t worry. Here is everything you should know about it.

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Five Homemade Hair Treatments For Damaged Hair – guest post

Returning with a post from Maja Tisma who is the co-founder and editor of ShampooTruth.com blog. She works as a professional graphic designer and blogger, but she has a big passion for beauty & health. Over the recent past, she has contributed several articles about healthy lifestyle, diets, eating, fitness, and beauty on various blogs. I hope you enjoy her post, leave your comments below!

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2014 Favourites – Collaboration post with Amelia

You know that feeling you get throughout the days in the year about class, work or just the day in general going by really slowly and then at the end of the year, you feel like it passed surprisingly rapidly? Well that was certainly something I experienced this New Year. Looking back, I realise a lot happened in 2014 so I figured I’d give you a quick summary.

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Plans for 2015!

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I’m super excited for 2015 because I have so much planned. This is sort of my to do list for 2015 that I’m going to share with you guys. Obviously, nothing on this list is certain, some things may happen, some things may not but I’d like to stay positive and hope that it all does.

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Three Ways To Dress Up A Ponytail – Guest Post

This guest post was written by the beautiful Valentina, don’t forget to show her some love by liking this post and following her on Twitter and her Blog – FashionWithValentina

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Hello everyone!

In this post I will be sharing 3 easy ways to dress up a ponytail.Ponytail is great way to keep your hair up and out of your face but it can be boring and that’s why I’m sharing ways to dress it up.These hairstyle are very easy and doesn’t take much time to do.So let’s get started!

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L’Occitane Essential Oils Shampoo and Conditioner – Review

I went and bought the InStyle magazine a few weeks ago (I know, this review should have been up today two weeks earlier) for no real reason other than to test out L’Occitane hair products before I invested in any.

I won’t lie to any of you, I’ve been dying my hair for three years and I’ve bleached it twice so it has sustained a lot of damage so it only makes sense that I’m forever purchasing new products that promise 100% restoration and of course, only a handful off them have been worth the price paid but with L’Occitane, the story is different. Because they came with the magazine, I didn’t actually buy them from the company, I can only say that they were well worth the price of the magazine and more. These sample bottles have been used three times now and they are both still more than half full. My hair length is just past my shoulder so for these to last for more than one wash is amazing alone. Due to their lasting power, it’s already one of my favourite hair products but there are more perks to it.

As I was saying, my hair is very dry at the ends and damaged so it splits very easily but for the past two weeks, after using L’Occitane for every other wash, it has been shiny and silky smooth, easy to brush without pulling and hasn’t been breaking up. This formula really does do as it says on the tin, well, bottle. Along with this, the smell is so refreshing, not exactly fruity, kind of tea tree.

I would recommend this shampoo and conditioner for your hair, especially if it has been damaged and split and dry. If you’ve tried them then tell me what you think on Twitter!

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Get Ready With Me – house party

Hello people! So last night I went to my friend’s house party and I figured it would be a great opportunity to do my first get ready with me. Unfortunately, I  do not have a video camera so it’ll be a picture get ready with me. Also, I was in a rush so I didn’t manage to get a picture of every step but I hope you like it. Just a  heads up, this is not a tutorial, if you want a tutorial on how to create this look, let me know.

These are nearly all of the products I used and I will do my best to name them all correctly so that you know what you’re looking for if you decide to purchase them but I might not be able to name some as their labels have been partially scratched off.

Like I said, these are more or less all of the products, I forgot to put my BB primer in the picture but that’s not that important.

First I dried my hair, I had only just dyed it an hour before this picture was taken so there may be some dye on my forehead etc. That didn’t come off in the shower. Because I dye my hair monthly, the ends are really dry so I use Lee Stafford Argonoil and to give  it a little extra volume, I spray Pantene volume booster at the end of my roots and blow dry my hair upside down.

After I dried my hair I used Rimmel 9 in 1 BB cream for very light skin as a primer on my nose, chin and T section before applying my foundation, Revlon Colourstay for combined/oily skin then used my Rimmel Stay Matte powder for maximum coverage seeing as my skin isn’t as clear as normal just lately due to running out of my favourite blemish banishing face wash. I also filled in my eyebrows because I have naturally blonde hair and you can barely see the arches I’ve finally achieved through trial and error. My brow pencil is an Eyelure shape and shade brow tamer in dark brown. After this, I used my Miss Sporty concealer under my eyes to take the tell tale sign of a sleepless night away.

Once  I’d finished all of my coverage, I started with the blush and bronzer. I use two bronzers, one without shimmer to contour and the other with a shimmer just to make my make up seem a little more glitzy. I always use my body shop blush in a rosy pink because I like that it’s not as pigmented as it seems and it’s easy to blend in with my Kubiss London bronzer that I use for contouring my cheek bones and jaw line. I then brush over dusted over both the bronzer and blush with my Bronze Shimmer from W7 to make my cheeks sparkle a little.

I started on my eyes last, I don’t usually apply primer for my eye shadow but I knew it was going to be a long night so I used Urban Decay Primer Potion in Eden which is practically an eye shadow on it’s own, giving your lids a shimmering gold appearance. It doesn’t take a lot of this to keep my eye shadow on for hours which I’m grateful for because it’s expensive so you really get what you paid for. Being a house party, I went for the typical smoky eye using my look book palette and colour works black, silver and white shades. After the shadow, I opted for my Maybelline gel eyeliner to go over my lash line.

Not finished yet. I don’t have very long lashes naturally and even with a few coats of mascara, you could barely see them so I stuck on my Katy Perry false lashes in Cool Kitty because I’d just bought the four set of her lash set and oh my gosh I am in love with them. They’re not the first pair I had, I’ve worn Cool Kitty’s before but I had totally forgot how good they were.

The last thing I did was my hair. Unfortunately, this was the point where my dad started to complain about me taking too long… Admittedly I was an hour late but I take my make up very seriously so I didn’t have time to style my hair as much as I would have liked. Instead, I straightened it, changed my clothes then clipped my extensions in so I was good to go!

At half one, after the party, I managed to snap a picture of how my make up was several hours after completion and in all honesty, it lasted well most of the night, even through me rubbing at my eyes because I was so tired. Albeit my extensions weren’t very well blended by this time but that wasn’t much of an issue, all in all, I considered it a successful night.

 

If you want more “Get Ready With Me’s” please like this or comment and hopefully, I’ll get my hands on a video camera soon!