Healthy Hair Care Routine

About a year ago I started to not wash my hair every day. While I’ve had a lot of slip-ups due to moving and a big change in my daily schedule, I’ve switched back to washing every other day and my strands have never felt healthier.

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About a month ago I noticed my ‘do was more frizzy than ever. I did some research and saw that it was likely due to my ends getting dried out, especially from the hotter weather and constant washing. Which was no bueno.Read More

5 Updos for Hot Days

To say that Portland is hot would be an understatement. We’re all struggling to keep cool and any place with AC is considered a luxury. The heat has officially landed in the PNW.

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Now that it’s warm, it is a constant struggle for me to stay cool. With my thick, straight hair, the heat makes my hair hang heavy and stick to my skin. That’s why updos are essential to my summer survival. From braids, buns, and ponytails, they are my saviours.

Today I’ve shared the five styles I use for days that are too hot to handle.Read More

Favourites Friday #72: Hair-y Styles

It has been quite the week for me. First there was turning 22 (yes, I have officially become the butt of a Taylor Swift song) and then there was preparing for a big meeting that I would give a 8/10. Out of all of this excitement, I’m ready for a nice big nap and some gluten-free cupcakes.

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But with all of these big things going on, I’ve got to be ready for photos and seeing lots of people in person. So my hair needs to be in tip top shape! That’s why I am sharing my favourite hair products for keeping my hair beautiful no matter what I’ve got going on.Read More

3 Hairstyles to Hide Your Bad Haircut

Have you ever gotten a bad haircut? The better question is, when was the last time you got a good haircut?

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Unless you trust your hairdresser with your life, you normally go into a haircut very nervous. This person has the potential to ruin – or make – your hair. And often when the stylist isn’t familiar with your head, it ends bad.

Last weekend I got a bad haircut. It’s not like she shaved off all of my hair, but I’m 90% sure the bangs she gave me and the bangs I asked for are very different. But instead of continuing to whine to my mom on FaceTime, I am going to grin and bear it with some tricky little hairstyles.

Below I have compiled three hairstyles that will fix most major bad haircuts. And trust me, they are saving me in this short-bang phase.Read More

Why I Stopped Washing My Hair Every Day

Junior year of high school a girl in my class told me she washed her hair once a week and instantly I was so disgusted I no longer wanted to sit next to her. Yes, I am a wash-my-hair-every-day kind of girl.

I have the kind of hair that even when I break all the hair rules (washing every day, blow drying every day, not using heat protectant, bleaching, etc.) whenever I go into the salon I am told that I have healthy, beautiful hair. Even when I had two years of grown out ombre my stylist still was surprised by how healthy and full of life my hair was. Wow, brag much?

Because of this, I continue to break hair rules on a regular basis – although I am improving – and decided that in a bold move to take better care of my hair I would try washing it every other day for a week. And considering how greasy my hair gets, it was definitely an experiment. Here’s my experience:Read More