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10 Simple Steps to Using a Hot Curling Brush

Hot curling brushes are considered by many to be one step up from traditional curling irons. The two hold the same basic curling iron barrel design, but of course, instead of a metal barrel, hot curling brushes are designed as having a round bristle-brush barrel instead.  Hot curling brushes add volume as you curl, as the bristles brush through the hair to lift and separate the strands as you go. This makes your results super bouncy and shiny! For this reason, it really comes as no surprise that curling brushes are preferable to curling irons these days. Getting that bouncy look, however, might be a bit difficult if you don’t know what you’re doing. That’s where we come in! Here’s everything you need to know about how to use a hot curling brush to get the best possible results instead of a frizzy mess. 1 Curling brushes work best when hair is damp. After you wash your hair, let it air dry for a while, or wrap it in a towel to soak up most …

3-Barrel Waver VS Deep Waver

When you’re on the search for a good hair waver, you’ll generally run into two types of wavers: deep wavers and 3-barrel or triple-barrel wavers. These are similar, but they are also different in a few important ways. For this reason, being educated about each one’s capabilities and design is super useful for deciding which product is best for you.  First, let’s look at the deep waver. Curly hair that last for days Add volume to fine, thin hair, Possibly create beachy waves with less hair products involved. It takes less time to go through your hair section, even with large hair section If you have thick, long hair, using deep wave may make your hair look bulky Deep wavers work pretty much the way that their name describes them. Using a ‘deep’ space between two plates, deep wavers clamp your hair into this space and create a wave. Of course, you’ve got to hold it for a few seconds for the wave to set, but just by clenching and releasing the handle, you can …

How to Use Blowout Revolving Styler to Get the Best Results

If you are searching for a tool to help you straighten and style your hair, blowout revolving styler might be a perfect solution for you.  Blowout revolving styler is an easy to use heat styling tool. It looks similar to a flat iron, except that it has a brush on one end and a rotating barrel on the other. With this amazing tool, you can add a lot of volume to your hair and get that “straight out of a hair salon” look, and here’s how: How to Use Blowout Revolving Styler? Blowout revolving styler is very easy and straightforward to use.  Your hair should be completely clean and dry. You should only apply any heat protecting product you normally use. Heat up your revolving styler. Go with the lowest temperature level if your hair is thin and easy to style, or adjust the temperature depending on the thickness of your hair. Divide your hair into sections 1 – 2 fingers thick. Then you can start using the styler, one section at the time. The …

Best Deep Hair Wavers

A deep waver looks a lot like triple barrel curling iron that perfectly suits for hair with medium length and long hair, but the curl pattern the the former could create is quite different. Take a look at some great deep hair wavers and hairstyles they create. Revlon Pro Collection Deep Waver Iron The barrel of this deep hair waver is where the magic happens. Deep grooves in the plates press into your Hair to create the perfect wave with just the right amount of body and bounce. Tourmaline and ceramic provide proper heat conduction while adding softness and shine, which is definitely what you’ll want to look for when choosing a hair waver.  With multiple heat settings and an easy-to-use, lightweight design, Revlon has really hit it out of the park with this one. Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver Generation II Just the look of this waver is enough to wow us, and its specs are simply the icing on the cake. Bed Head is notorious for creating amazing waver tools, and we’re …

5 Best Straighteners For Fine Hair, Guaranteed!

Strong, thick hair usually ends up compatible with most hair straighteners, as they can handle lots of heat with no problem. Fine hair, on the other hand, is a lot more difficult to please. Fine hair strands lack strength simply because the width of the cortex is much smaller. This means that fine hair is more easily damaged! Finding the right straightener for fine hair is extremely important, as it helps you to avoid such damage and keep your hair beautiful and healthy. Here are five of the best hair straighteners for fine hair that won’t destroy your precious mane. Remember 300-325 degrees is the best temp range for fine hair and always use a heat protectant. BabyLiss PRO Nano Titanium Straightening Iron Babyliss is one of everyone’s favourite brands simply because they always bring their A-game. This particular model goes all the way up to 450 degrees, but if you’ve got fine hair you probably don’t want to apply that much heat to it. Lower temperatures will do just as great of a job! …

Your All-In-One Guide To Hair Crimpers

Crimped hair is one of those signature styles of the 90’s, iconic for being an easy way to jazz up a simple hairstyle. We’re glad to see that crimped hair is back, and from the looks of it, it’s here to stay.  Crimped hair is easily recognizable by the tiny grooves or waves down locks of hair. These are achieved with the help of hot tools called hair crimpers, which work marvelously on straight and wavy hair. Hair with lots of curls or coils can also be crimped, but it may require some additional straightening first. Finding the right hair crimper in today’s world can be tricky, but if you want crimped hair like a 90’s girl, keep reading. We’ve got a list of the best hair crimpers that you can find. GHD Contour Professional Performance Crimper Auto shutoff is one of those features that isn’t necessary for a great hot tool, but when it’s included, you’re so grateful that it’s there! Simple everyday blunders can be avoided. This crimper has ceramic plates to bust …

Why You Need Double Barrel Clipless Curling Iron And How to Choose the Best One

From soft beach waves to tight ribbon curls – recently, everyone has been obsessed with different ways we can bend and curl our hair. And, for a while, single barrel irons were doing a pretty good job.  But then, double barrel curling irons (a.k.a 2 barrel curler, Bi-Tube or double barrel clipless curling iron) appeared and left many girls confused. Why should I get a curler with two barrels when I need only one to twist my hair around? So, why choose double barrel over single curling iron? Well, it quickly became obvious that single barrel can be pretty limiting. For starters, double barrel curling iron gives you more control over the final result. With two barrels, you can be much more creative and flexible with how you twist and bend your hair. Plus, with a single barrel, you get a very even, uniformed look. Two barrels help in creating that natural looking messy waves – like no effort has been put into it. Some famous hairstyles, very popular in recent years, are almost impossible …

How to Straighten Hair Perfectly At Home: Tips and Tricks

Love a straight, sleek look? Tired of dealing with straightening sessions that make your hair frizz back up within a matter of hours or even minutes? Whether you have curly, wavy, or kinky hair, or even straight hair that you really want to make bone straight, here’s a simple guide how to straighten hair that’ll guarantee you those results you’re looking for. Before you start straightening hair, you will need: A wide tooth comb A fine tooth comb Heat protectant spray, creams or serums. Leave – in conditioner Blow dryer Serum Flat iron-Hair Straightener or other hair tools Oil of your choice (optional) Hair products labeled “smoothing” could help your hair strands by prodiving moisture and make hair easier to straighten. Now that you’ve got everything you need to start the process, let’s go on to step one! Wash, condition and deep condition your hair well You don’t have to wash your hair on the same day that you straighten it, but a day before it is ideal. Straightening produces the best results when it’s done on clean …

Why You Have to Read Hot Comb by Ebony Flowers

It is not an easy task to explain what a subtle but major role hot comb plays in a life of every African American girl. But Ebony Flowers does that in a magnificent manner in her debut graphic novel Hot Comb. Using vivid and direct language and techniques, she explores a complex topic – the relationship of a black woman with her hair. And, through her hair, with the world and people around her.  Hot Comb is a collection of concise semi-autobiographic memoirs whose purpose is to both entertain and teach. Through 8 short stories revolving around taming natural hair, we get a glimpse into what it means to be an African American woman in America. But, at the same time, the book explores bittersweet dilemmas of childhood and growing up, trying to fit in, being a daughter, a granddaughter, a mother, an aunt, a friend… In Hot Comb, Ebony Flowers illustrates snippets of the lives of most African American girls, full of dreaded looks at hot combs and perm solutions, while the real dramas …

A Cordless Curling Wand Is The Travel Companion For Your Next Trip

Curling wand is a simplest hair tool that can curl your hair and it may soon be come a gadget other than hair appliance that you can only use at home because it’s rechargeable. It’s wireless and portable too and can create your desired curls on the go. Though it’s less powerful than plug-in curling wand, meaning it isn’t as hot as wired ones. Unplugged Beauty recently launched their first wireless curling wand that does work to create natural looking waves for your hair. Unplugged Beauty Cordless 1″ Curling Wand The first thing you would notice when using this curling wand for the first time is your hair section equally treated by heat – that’s you will get proper results all over you hair sections. Pros Consistent heating all over the barrel LCD temperature display so you know which temperature is the best for your hair and set the desired temperature easily The matte-black handle is comfortable to hold It is compact and lightweight – you take them anywhere Battery life that last is 35 …