We spend our lives chasing the perfect way to keep our hair in top condition, and using oils like tea tree oil for hair care seems counter-intuitive. I know you’re probably thinking we should be trying to reduce oils so we can avoid greasy hair, right? Actually, there are a number of reasons why using oils in your hair care is a great idea. Below I’ll share why, and how best to put them to use.
Why should you be using oils like tea tree oil for hair care?
Denise Richards’ hairstylist Carlos Ortiz was sweet enough to share some of the products and techniques he uses to get Denise’s sexy hair styles. I was honestly so surprised and delighted by these tips. I LOVE a beauty tip which means I’ve heard a LOT of them so it’s hard to surprise me with something new- but he did!! Be sure to follow Carlos on Instagram to see more of his amazing work @carlitos_hair.
I was going through and updating a post all about my Girl Get Glamorous Clip-in hair extensions when I remembered I had never posted this hairstyle! I’ve now had my clip-in extensions for 3 years and I still am OBSESSED with them!
The Countess Luann De Lesseps of Real Housewives of New York City on Bravo is truly iconic. This woman has been on a roller coaster for the past few years and viewers have been riding along. All the while Countess Luann manages to look incredible. Like most Real Housewives it’s almost like she’s aging in reverse and looks better than ever!
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards is living the dream – she has a shampoo bowl in her home. This means Kyle doesn’t have to spend 3 hours going out to the salon and getting a blowout. Instead, Kyle Richards’ hair stylist and makeup artist Pamela Brogardi (Instagram @glambypamelab) comes to Kyle and does her hair! I am so jealous of this set up because as a woman we all know washing your hair is the absolute worst. It is such a luxury when someone else does it for you!!
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 9 premiers on 2/12/19 and I thought it was time to do a beauty secrets post on Lisa Rinna! In case you missed it I’ve done beauty secrets posts for Lisa Rinna’s Real Housewives costars Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, and Erika Jayne already.
I found these photos of her wearing the same dress in 2005 and 2018 so fascinating and great proof that what she is doing is working!!
Joana Teixeira was sweet enough to write another guest post for us today! For better or for worse, I actually highlight my hair at home (are you gasping? lol). I was inspired by hair legend Jessie James Decker and talked about it in my Jessie James Decker Ombre Blonde Highlights at Home. Highlights = bleach though, which = damage so I asked Joana to help us with the after care to mitigate that damage and here’s what she said (with my comments in italics):
Hey everyone- We have another guest post by Joana Teixeira today- hair care tips for busy mornings! I totally need this because as I’ve stated before in my Instagram story, I literally spend like 45 minutes on makeup, 3 minutes on hair and 30 seconds on my outfit in the morning. TG Joana is coming through with the tips!! I love the leave-in conditioner tip, I’m so curious to try it!!
As much as we’d all love to sit around each morning drinking fresh coffee, eating avocado toast and endlessly styling our hair, most of the time that just isn’t possible. Mornings tend to be a rush of putting on our clothes and finding something for breakfast before heading out the door as soon as we can. While it may be difficult to ensure your hair looks alright in these circumstances, there are ways to guarantee yourself a good hair day despite the rush. Here’s a rundown of useful hair care tips to make sure your locks look their best even if you don’t have much time.
A few weekends ago I traveled to Chicago with my friends Annabelle and Meagan for the live show of their podcast Adderall & Compliments. I have been helping the girls in any way I can for the past few months after I saw what an incredible impact they have had on their community of listeners (referred to as “kittens”) all over the world. Annabelle and Meagan have shared on the podcast about their mental health ups and downs and the response has been incredible. Kittens at every show come up to the girls with tears in their eyes saying they have changed their lives and they are forever grateful. They feel so much less alone and like someone finally understands them and what they’re going through and that is just priceless. People have said they were contemplating suicide and the podcast got them through their low point and now they have finally reached out and gotten help- it’s amazing. I think the work they are doing is SO important so I am doing whatever I can to support them in their mission- hence why I have been traveling with them for their live shows!
and she was nice enough to write up the following tutorial! Enjoy!!
Heading into the autumn months it can feel like all the possibilities of summer are slowly seeping away. Those long, sunlit evenings, days by the beach and summer holidays abroad… When we think about the dark, gloomy weather that is about to come our way it can all feel a little bit depressing.
But it really doesn’t need to! There are lots of ways to maintain the spirit of summer even in those dark, wintery months. Why not pay homage to the god of all things beachy and sunny by re-creating summer hairstyles this fall? Get yourself some sun kissed locks and a casual sea-salt look. To keep the essence of summer alive why not try out a beautiful beach waves style? This classic occurs naturally after you’ve been in the sea, but it’s also recreate-able from the comfort of your own living room even in the depths of Fall.
To help you get this look here’s my own handy guide. I’ve got everything covered whether you want to know how to curl short hair or long hair, whether to use curling tongs or just a simple overnight twist. Continue reading →