Brush with a wide-toothed comb and tie it up with soft ties that don’t snag
Brush your hair from the ends up
If you hear a ‘tearing’ sound, that’s your hair breaking, so try to avoid it
Hair is most fragile when wet
Avoid bleach and perms
Avoid heat-styling, and use the hair dryer on low/cool or not at all
Gently rubbing your scalp can stimulate hair growth
Putting too much tension with tight ponytails or braids can cause alopecia (hair loss)
Vitamin B, vitamin C, biotin (vitamin B7/vitamin H), niacin (vitamin B3), vitamin E and keratin have all been reported to improve hair and nails. The most important thing however is to eat a wide variety of foods.
Regular trims can prevent split ends and lead to healthier, longer hair long term
Wearing hair in loose plaits, wrapped in a scarf, or wearing a hat can protect hair from the elements
Leaving conditioner on the hair for longer than an hour has no proven benefit and can actually cause damage to the hair and irritate the scalp
Hair needs both moisture and protein. Eggs whisked together can be used as a protein treatment, and coconut oil can be used as a conditioning treatment. There are many more inexpensive DIY treatments to be found online
The rate of hair growth is tied to metabolism; the faster your metabolism, the faster your hair will grow. Exercise can help.
The most important thing needed to grow long hair is patience
One of the most common
mistakes people make when it comes to setting their face is quickly dusting powder over their skin and
calling it a day, whilst this is quick and easy it really isn’t the most effective way to use a setting powder and set your makeup in place. Not only can it disturb the foundation underneath, but it can also give you an uneven, dry and cakey finish to your makeup.
There are hundreds of different makeup products on the market, but the question you may be asking yourself is “do I really need all of them?” If you’ve ever been tempted to try a bright blue eyeliner but haven’t wanted to purchase one or if you just don’t wear black liner very often the great news is that you can just use your eyeshadow, and there are two ways how.
I use this mask about once a week, or whenever my skin needs a good, deep cleanse.
I mix this product up in a ziplock bag, because otherwise it makes a mess. I take about a tablespoon and a half of the powder, one tablespoon of raw Apple cider vinegar, and then I mix in about 3-4 tablespoons of water. You can make the vinegar and water equal parts, but I personally think that vinegar is just too harsh for my face, so I like to dilute it with water.
Once it turns into a paste, I put the mask on as a spot treatment, over any pimples or areas of skin where my pores feel clogged. I leave it on for 20-25 minutes.
When you’re taking this mask off, make sure to NOT do it over the sink, because you do not want this thick clay clogging your pipes.
I love this mask because as soon as I get a little pink bump on my skin, I put this over it and it brings the pimple to a head immediately.
Want subtle highlights with no maintenance? Go for a balayage. Subtler than an ombre but similarly focused on the ends, rather than the roots of the hair, balayage is a technique of painting on highlights. The free-form look, when done right, looks natural. Best of all, there are a ton of youtube tutorials by hair professionals on this look, so if you’re feeling brave, try it with a friend!
If you have issues with products settling and creasing into fine lines, scars, texture or eyeshadow try using products that have a thicker, more waxy consistency. The thinner a product is, the more likely it is to crease.
I absolutely hated the first round of NYX Lingerie Lipsticks… so of course I was super excited to swatch these 12 New shades for y’all so that I can expose ya to the truth. Click the link below for the full video :)