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Best Round Brushes For Blow Drying

Recently Revlon One-Step hair dryer offers an great way to blow dry hair instead of using a brush and blow dryer. But you may have hair with length and texture that Revlon One-Step isn’t good for. A round brush comes in a more sizes for you to pick and it can add volume or curl yor hair while blow-drying. Osensia Professional Round Brush  The nylon, anti-static bristles are supposed to work nicely for fine, thin hair. The vent hole patterns that maximize the air circulation, ceramic barrel that prevent snagging hair, and various sizes to choose if you want to add volume, making this brush perfect for a lot type of hair. For instance, if you have short, fine hair, they offer the 1 inch barrel model. HOTHEADS 3D Speed Brush  I was impressive with this brush – it doesn’t have hole vents on barrel and the barrel itself can heat up and with end cap these concentrate the heat from hair dryer to give more defined look to your hair whether it’s a lift …

Top Ceramic Hair Straightening Flat Irons | Reviews 2020

If you frequently style your hair with a flat iron, it’d be better to use a tool with ceramic plates to reduce the long term effect of heat. In my post about ceramic vs titanium I made a comparison which points out a few reasons you should pick ceramic over titanium iron. Ceramic flat irons style your hair in the gentlest manner in term of heat, if not considering the plates’ surface and heat conduction. In other words, they style your hair with lowest side effect from heat. No more dry or burnt hair, ceramic straighteners have a lot of benefits over other types of flat iron, and here I’ve rounded up some of the best you buy on the market right now. GHD Classic Flat Iron Styler It lacks of temperature setting, but with fixed, ideal temperature the Style can seal the end of the hair shaft, reducing split ends and keep moisture. Solia Tourmaline Ceramic Ion Hair Straightening Flat Iron This hair tool would be the least damaging flat iron The Solia Tourmaline Ceramic is rugged, durable and easy to handle. You …

Best Hot Air Brush For Short Hair

Hairstyles can help us to express ourselves and we definitely have endless ways to do it. It can take the help of perfect tools to get our desired style. Skip using a blow dyer, a hot air brush can create voluminous, full-body curls or natural waves while it dries your hair quickly. If you have short hair a hot air brush can style and dry your hair even more effectively. Why? because you don’t have a lot of hair to manage and remember you have a right size of the tool for your hair. I’ve rounded up three of the best options on the market today Hot air brushes are excellent for short hair because they have barrel sizes that are small enough that can get close to the root for more versatile styling. They are easy to use, lightweight, and have the ability to help you style your short hair well for daily use or special occasions. HOT TOOLS Professional Hot Air Styling Brush (¾ inch) This professional-grade tool has a ¾ inch rounded …

3 Best Mini Flat Irons For Short Hair | Reviews 2019

You don’t need a big hair straightener for your short, fine hair. A mini flat iron can get the job done quickly and perfectly.  Short hair needs love too! Sometimes using the bigger or longer flat irons can be a hassle especially if you have short hair. The flat iron may be too long or bulky for the short section that you’re placing the hair in. Additionally the big iron may be too heavy to hold just to flat iron your hair, especially the bangs. Also, you may want to add subtle curls to your hair which may be difficult to do using the normal-sized flat iron. Lastly, they are not travel size friendly hence they can make your handbag or pouch heavy. This is why you need to buy a mini flat iron. These flat irons assist you to get the sleek look in a short time, it’s lightweight, it can be used to curl your hair, as well as it is always travel-size. Here are the 3 best 1/2 inch mini flat irons …

Best Automatic Rotating Curling Irons

Choosing a styling tool to curl your hair is confusing. Curling hair can be a challenge too, but by no means is it impossible, especially when you have the right tools at your side. If you think that using a curling iron is a bit of a challenge, then that simply means that you’ve never had the opportunity to use a rotating curling iron (or spinning, automatic curling iron the manufacturers try add a lot of term to their product name to fool the consumers) Nevertheless… With a rotating curling iron, achieving perfect curls will be the easiest task ever. Rotating curling irons and regular curling irons look the same, but a closer look shows us that a rotating curling iron comes with an additional button to press. When this is pressed, the barrel begins to rotate, creating the magic that you’re looking forward to. Not to be confused with automatic hair curlers like Chi Air Spin N Curl  (or modern curler) that actually catch onto your hair and twist it around the barrel, rotating …

Titanium VS Ceramic Which Type of Hair Straightener Should I Choose?

Titanium (metal) and Ceramic are most common kinds of material that hair straighteners’ plates are made from. Both of them emit far-infrared heat, which dries hair from the inside out. They also generate the negative ions to neutralize (or stablize) dry hair. But there are a few differences between them (like heating mechanism), and that could be the factors you decide which one to buy, let’s find out. Comparision table ​ Ceramic Flat Iron According to Wikipeadia, A ceramic is an inorganic, nonmetallic[a] solid material comprising metal, nonmetal or metalloid atoms primarily held in ionic and covalent bonds. The first form of this material found dated back more than 27000 years ago. By properties of the material,non-erosive, heat conducted, it is ideal for making plates of flat irons. Pros: Cons: Ceramic plates are not just gentle on hair, but also the heat realeased from them. Our recommendations for best ceramic flat irons: Solia Tourmaline Ceramic Ion Flat Iron  RUN AWAY FHI FLAT IRON High-end model with fully ceramic coated plates Titanium Flat Iron Basically Titanium is a metal, …

Fine Hair Finds – The Top Five Heat Protectants For Fine Hair

Heat styling fine hair can be super fun and exciting. Straight hair looks super sleek and shiny, while curls from a curling wand or curling iron can transform your entire look from flat to voluminous. However, if you’ve become so caught up in the joys of using heat that you somehow forget to protect your hair, then you’re setting your fine strands up for a hair disaster! A hair stylist applies heat protectant before straightening hair with flat iron via GIPHY There just no need to risk damaging your beautiful hair. To help maintain the beauty and health of fine hair, here are five heat protectants that do a great job. Alterna Caviar Repair Multi Viramin Heat Protection Spray Here’s a heat protectant that not only provides a resilient barrier between your hair and heat, but also packs quite a punch in terms of nourishment! It contains tons of vitamins and extracts that work to moisturize, strengthen and repair hair. For fine hair that’s been colored, bleached or chemically processed in any way, this powerful …

Best Hair Dryer 2018 – 2019

We can all agree on one thing : hair dryers are a blessing. What are the best hair dryers? Fast-acting and effective, these cool handheld devices have replaced those big, clunky hairdryers that you had to sit under while your hair dried. Plus, they weren’t mobile, so you just had to sit down for hours and hope that every section of your hair dried equally. With modern hair dryers, however, you’re totally in control of the strength setting and the placement of the airflow, which means that your drying times are cut in half and end with much greater results.  Hair dryers don’t only come in handy when you don’t want to air dry; they also do a great job of stretching textured hair to prepare it for curling, braiding or straightening.  When choosing a hair dryer, you’ll want to consider your hair type and length before you decide to take the plunge. Most hair types do well with a ceramic hair dryer, but long, thick hair often needs a dryer capable of a higher …

Best Steam Hair Straightener Flat Irons | Reviews 2020

Recently, steam hair straighteners have been buzzing within the beauty community because of what they call the new steam technology. Simply put, the straightener sprays hair with water steam while you style your hair. I did a research and found five best steam straightener flat irons in the market you could buy right now!   Infiniti Pro by Conair Steam Iron The Infiniti Pro has ceramic tourmaline heating plates which allow for the heat to be evenly distributed along your hair to get the bone straight look. In addition, it is infused with ionic technology which reduces the likelihood of your hair is frizzy. Hence, it will last longer. The plates are 1 inch in length and are coated with Nano silver technology. This ensures that the hair strands glide through the iron smooth to give the sleek finish. The steam iron comes with a detachable reservoir or tank that you should fill with water only. The manufacturers recommend only pouring water into this container. While the iron is in use and clamped unto your …

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 …