Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Girls with Curls

You twirl it, twist it, straighten it, and sometimes lop it all off and start over. 


Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of the every day, it’s easy for us ladies to feel like we are
neglecting our hair. Here are 10 quick tips on styling curly hair when you’re rushing out the door.

 Pull It Up

If you’re in an extra hurry, sometimes pulling the hair into a ponytail or updo is the best option. A
cute chignon is a great way to look fashionable and chic when you are crunched for time. 
Secure it with chopsticks or a flirty hair clip, let some of your curls hang loose, and you’ve got 
a fun hairstyle in a matter of minutes.

Another great option is to invest in hair pieces that you can attach to your ponytail. Hair pieces are
easy because they require no styling whatsoever, and they can cover the curls that you didn’t 
have time to style.

 Let It Go!

Perhaps the ponytail doesn’t suit you, or you prefer your hair to be loose and flowing. In that case, try
pulling your hair up into a bun on your way to work and then release it once you arrive at your
destination. Many times we wake up in the morning with bed hair that simply needs a quick run
through with the fingers in order to set it in place. Pulling the hair up in a bun will help literally pull it
together so that your hair will be manageable and ready to go once you release it.

 Style Your Hair At Night

Mornings are sometimes the most hectic. Kids are screaming for breakfast and the alarm clock is
buzzing incessantly, but the hair still cries for attention. Try styling your hair at night to make
mornings less frenzied. Perhaps your hair is too disheveled in the morning even after styling? In that
case, try misting your hair with water when you first wake up. This will reactivate the product that
you put in your hair last night. Your curls will wake up and be ready to go.

 Nocturnal Twisting

A great way to shape your hair is to do a twist out or braid it. Braids and twist outs maximize the
amount of curl or wave in your hair and are relatively easy to do. What’s the catch? Twist outs and
braids take time to properly shape the hair. However, the amount of time you spend sleeping is just
the amount of time you need for a braid or twist out. While you sleep, your hair will be shaping itself
for a brand new day. In the morning, simply pull the bands out of your hair and watch your gorgeous
curls unravel. Mornings are now effortless.

 Sleep on a Satin Scarf

If you decide to style your hair at night, you might be faced with bed hair in the morning. Cotton
pillow cases are generally rough on the hair, causing frizz and breakage. The solution is to wrap your
hair in a satin scarf or sleep on a satin pillowcase. Sleeping on satin will make your hair much more
manageable in the morning and decrease the time you spend on it. With a satin scarf or pillowcase,
you can style the hair at night and wake up with less frizz.

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