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Why you shoudn’t use hot comb on fine hair

It’s true that hot combs (pressing comb) work great for African – American hair ( thick, coarse hair texture). Only that intense heat is able to straighten this type of hair with ease. But a few reasons for not using a hot comb if you have other hair types than Afro hair. Hot comb is too hot The stove top version hot comb for example after it warms up you don’t know their temperature. And applying the tool on your hair is not a good practice for fine hair – It causes damage to the protective cuticle Electric hot combs don’t distribute the heat well over their body and the teeths. Working with a tool that’s at some point it is too hot and others are cold isn’t prefered. And you can easily obtain sleek, straight results even if you have toughest hair texture. But fine hair is thin and easy to break the concentrated heat on teeths of hot comb will burn the hair off.

Grooming Products For A Full, Lush Beard

Whether you’re one of those men that are somewhat obsessive about growing out their beards or you’re simply enjoying the spoils of your great genes, grooming is one of those steps to a good beard routine that you just can’t skimp on. For better, more efficient grooming that goes a long way, here are a few amazing picks for the hottest grooming products for any man’s beard. Herbivore Botanicals Beard Tonic Skin is sensitive, and just because you’re a man doesn’t mean you have to neglect your precious skin. Trust us, as you grow older, you’ll thank the younger you for investing in healthy skin care. Herbivore Botanicals is a soothing, nourishing beard oil that is completely chemical-free. It keeps both the skin and your beard soft, moisturized and healthy, which in turn keeps your beard growing thick and full. Perfect for harsh winter months! Honest Amish Beard Balm Leave-in Conditioner Who said leave-in conditioner was only for the hair on your head? Honest Amish knows better, and this is why they’ve brought a hydrating …

Five of the Best Wooden Beard Combs

Most of my posts feature hot styling tools, this time I shift a bit to men’s grooming tools that make life easier. And when it comes down to the battle of materials, wood always wins – and here’s why: Wooden combs have a much smoother finish than plastic or metal combs, which can snag hairs and cause breakage and irritation. Wooden combs glide through your beard easily. Static electricity is virtually a thing of the past, unlike with plastic combs. Wooden combs are much more durable than plastic combs with the proper care. For better oil distribution to keep your beard looking shiny, moisturized and healthy, wooden combs reign supreme. Now that you know exactly why wood is the people’s choice, here are five of the best wooden beard combs for the bearded gentleman. Beardoholic Wooden Beard Comb Made of 100% high-quality wood, this fine-toothed comb by Beardoholic is one of our favourites. Its versatile yet simple design makes it ideal for any hair type, whether straight or curly, thick or thin, long or short. …

Curl/twists hair sponge brush – Everything you need to know

A Curl/twists sponge gives a refined, polished look to your short afro. A curl/twist stronge makes it easy for you to curly, twist or dread your hair – well it only works on Afro-textured hair, it won’t work on straight hair or other hair style. When your hair texture worn off a bit – it doesn’t look natural any more – using curl hair strong will live it up. Check your hair and texture, here are a couple of hair sponge brushes. There are a lot of brands out there and they are pretty cheap for less than 10 bucks on Amazon and if you notice twist sponges have holes on them and larger holes may give a different result than smaller hole. Large holes give bigger twists while smaller holes give dreadlock, small and tight on the top. How To Use A Curl / Twists Sponge First you are going to apply the moisturizer (conditioners) – rub it in your hair and leave in on about 1 minutes I recommend, SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque ($14) You are about to start using twist sponge …

Five Hot Combs For Afro Hair and Black Hair

Using hot comb is an old school hair pressing technique, but it works great on certain hair types and textures.  Afro hair is very thick and coarse in nature. Therefore, it is difficult to get a sleek look using many hot tools. After using some hot tools, your hair can be frizzy, and poofy which does not look good. You may remember the hot comb being used on your hair in the kitchen while your mama or grandmama straightened your hair for your graduation or graduation pictures. Electric straightening combs are the perfect hot tool for a sleek straight look whether you have black or afro hair. If you want a straight look with no frizz then you should use a hot comb. Here are 5 hot combs that you can use to get a sleek look: Conair Hype HairUltra-Hot Hot Comb Type: Pressing Comb Stove Iron Firstly, is the Conair hot comb as the name suggests instantly heats up within 30-seconds with ultra-hot technology which will give you the sleek look in a reduced time. The heat settings …

The Cream of the Crop : The Best 3-Barrel Hair Wavers That We Love!

There are so many curling tools available today that sometimes, it can be pretty difficult to find the best one for you. Hair wavers – the name given to a certain type of waving/curling iron – have to be one of our favourite tools – particularly 3-barrel hair wavers. These types of hair wavers give optimal results with the least possible time and effort, but if you try to find one on your own, you’re sure to be simply overwhelmed by the massive amount of hair wavers sold by every brand on the market. The secret, then, is to find the best of the best, the cream of the crop when it comes to products that are sure to give you the features and performance that you’re looking for. That’s where we come in! A simple guide to choosing the best 3-barrel hair waver can go a long way – just keep reading and you’ll see. Revlon Perfect Heat Jumbo Hair Waver As its name suggests, this 3-barrel hair waver is for those looking for …

5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Curling Iron

Using heat to straighten or curl your hair is nothing to shrug at these days. There is tons of information and research out there that shows that if you use heat in the wrong way, it can be devastating to your scalp and hair. Here is a bit of good news; your curling iron choices can make all the difference in you being able to rock high-class curls without having to endure the damage. Here are five things you need to know before buying a curling iron. 1. What are Your Hair Goals? Your choice of curling iron should center around your ultimate hair goals.  Are you going for big curls, medium curls or small curls? Are you aiming for beach waves or hoping to give your tresses a little bit of a bump merely? –Maybe you are hoping to achieve a style that is somewhere in between curls and waves. Whatever your hair goals are in the moment will determine which tool will work best for your style. Thus, you will have to do …

Hair Curling Tools Guide

Determining which hair curling tool is best for your hair goals is no easy feat. You have to contend with hair texture, density, and potentially existing damage in your decision-making process. Thankfully, you have many options when it comes to selecting a hair curling tool that can deliver eye-popping results. 1. Modern Curler (Hair curler) The modern curler is quick and efficient. It is also easy to use. All you need to do as illustrated in the above gif, section your hair, take a hair piece and twist it a bit, hold it in the curler for a few second and you get it. 2. Hot Hair Rollers Hot hair rollers are perfect for those occasions in which you are looking to have curls that are bouncy, glamorous and full of volume. My favorite hot hair rollers include: BaByliss Pro Nano Titanium Jumbo Roller Hairsetter Conair Heat Waves Jumbo and Super Jumbo Ceramic Rollers Remington T Studio Thermaluxe Setter How it Works Warm your hot rollers before use. While those curlers are warming, section your …

Curling Iron Brush vs. Curling Iron – Here’s What You Need To Know

Curls will never go out of style. Whether they’re big glamorous curls or small ringlets, curling your hair is always a cute and easy way to jazz things up a bit. You may be looking for the perfect curling tool to use; the one that delivers great results every time without fail. Is the nifty curling brush iron the best choice? Or should you choose the classic curling iron as your favorite tool? Let’s take a comprehensive look at both tools and see which one is really right for you! The Curling Iron Brush What exactly is a curling iron brush? Well, you might have seen one before and not been able to recognize it! It’s basically the combination of your everyday hair brush and a curling iron barrel. It’s electric, of course, so it works pretty similarly to your curling iron. However, this cool tool doesn’t use the traditional clamp that the curling iron uses. Instead, the bristles of the brush barrel holds your strands in place while the shape of the curl is …

Bathroom Blues? Four Clever Ways To Organize Your Hair Styling Tools

Here’s a secret: the way you get ready in the morning can really set the tone for the rest of your day. Just picture it. Would you feel better getting ready in a total rush with tons of clutter around, or in a clean, organized space? There’s no question that the latter can truly make your morning routine go by much more smoothly. If you’re one of those girls that cycle between a bunch of hair tools throughout the week, then it’s likely that your bathroom is a cluttered, unruly mess in severe need of taming! Thankfully, everything you need to know is right here. Want to find out just why an organized morning routine helps, and how you can incorporate this into your very own life just by modifying the way you organize your bathroom? Just keep reading! If you’re like most of us, then the odds are that you’re absolutely not a morning person. Getting out of bed can be the hardest part of your day, while getting ready can seem like a …