According to Askmen.com annual list of the most desirable women of the year Gentlemen prefer Brunettes! So is the secret to sexy in the hair? It would appear so. Lets discuss the hair trends men found most attractive….
Brunette bombshells were the OVERWHELMING majority this year. Although there is a few blonde and red-heads sprinkled in the general consensus among men is they love a sultry dark haired fox.
Another overwhelming hair trend: Long and Loose Waves are preferred. While once again a few short haired beauties are peppered in, men are holding true to their predictable taste and loving the long locks. ( Women, it’s encoded in their DNA to like long hair, it signals youth and fertility)
I was delighted to see a few fresh faced new-comers making the list but it’s no surprise why men chose the #1 desired woman this year: Sofia Vergara. That woman is damn near perfect, and has long brunette waves I might add!
Random Fact: Did you know Sofia Vergara is a natural blond? She started darkening her hair to be taken more seriously as an actress with a thick Latin accent. Looks like it has paid off big time Sofia, men everywhere would agree.
Most people get hair extensions because they want MORE hair, not LESS. If your contemplating getting hair extensions one of your biggest fears is that they might damage your hair. I’m sure you’ve seen or read some form of horror story linked to hair extensions.
Hair extensions are a cosmetic service, and yes things can go wrong. Think about other cosmetic services: Breast implants, nose jobs, lipo, acrylic nails, injectables…….haven’t you heard at least one story of these procedures going horribly wrong?
Like most things in the world of beauty you get what you pay for and you should absolutely do your research to make sure your going to a licensed expert. In this short video I share a few of my thoughts on making sure your hair extension experience is not a damaging one.
A few of my favorite features of the extensions are :
- They’re lightweight and virtually undetectable
- They’re easy to put in, and easy to take out. This method is one of the quickest I’ve ever seen.
- Easilengths are non-damaging. If taken care of properly Easilenghts are a great way to grow your hair out, or add extra volume and length to your own hair.
Most damage I see from hair extensions is from 1. Leaving them in too long or 2. Not taking care of them properly.
If your wearing Easilengths here’s a few basic things you should know about caring for them, so you can protect your investment and enjoy your beautiful hair!
Looking for some extra warmth ? Add some beauty and some heat!
Science has proven that we lose more heat through our head than from any other part of our body. The main objective of the body is to keep the brain warm, so much so that it will sacrifice any other part before it lets the brain get too cold.
Your head may not ever feel cold because the body sends it all its heat , this is also the reason your hands and feet feel cold the most often, they are being sacrificed for the sake of your brain.
We all know that winter hats help keep your head nice and toasty, so naturally, adding more hair to your head will help you retain that much needed heat around your dome! Fashionistas know Hair Extensions are much prettier than your standard winter hat. So add some hair, look even better, and keep extra warm this winter!
A one piece extension system is a great way to create an instant hair style. You don’t have to worry about the placement of a multi piece system, and because a one piece extension covers most of your head blending is usually easier. This extensions system the 23″ wavy by hairdo has a beautiful soft wave which is very in right now. The extension is made with synthetic hair which makes it affordable, and also makes it virtually “weather proof” because synthetic hair doesn’t respond to the environment the way our own natural hair does.
Its great for creating up-do’s and Ponytails, and the perfect accessory for special occasions. Check out the video for more information and to see how it’s done:
One of the most important parts of being an extension wearer is learning how to care for them. Because extensions aren’t attached to our scalp they don’t get the benefit of moisture from our natural oils, therefore they can become dry and dull looking. Using a leave in spray like this one from Keune is a great way to protect your investment.
Why I like it
I’ve been using this leave in spray for a couple of months now and I can tell a HUGE difference in the way my extensions look and feel. This product truly hydrates and puts all the “good stuff” back into the hair. One of my favorite things is getting new extensions and enjoying that new hair feeling, the hair is shiny, soft, and so healthy looking. This spray helps my hair always have that new hair feeling.
How I Use It
I love using this spray right out of the shower before I blowdry my hair. On wet hair I use quite a bit ( 4-6 pumps) and I concentrate on mid-shaft to hair ends. With most permanent extensions you’ll want to keep this spray off the attachment, if your using on clip in extensions you don’t have to be as careful. After I’ve coated the hair with the spray, I use the heat from my blowdryer to really push the conditioner into the cuticle for max effect.
Only honest thing I can think of to dislike about this product is I wish it came in a bigger size. Most women with hair extensions are wearing them to add at least a little length like myself, I tend to go through this bottle pretty quickly and I would love a bigger size.
Rain drops on roses and whiskers on kittens…..these are a few of my FAVORITE THINGS…..
Seriously, these are a few of my favorite things for hair extensions. Because hair extensions aren’t like the hair that grows out of our own head they need a little help staying fresh and new looking. Here are some of my recommendations:
A client of mine came to me with hair that had been over processed resulting in breakage throughout her entire head. Most noticeably it caused so much breakage it had severely shortened the length of her hair. She wanted extensions to take her hair back to the hair she was used to having: Full, shiny, and healthy looking. Most importantly she wanted it to look natural.
As a stylist our job is to determine what type of extensions ( if any) would be best for your hair type and texture, we also have to have a keen eye for color matching. In some circumstances we have to say no, contrary to popular belief extensions are not for everybody. Luckily in this case Easilenghts were the perfect fit.
A little about Easilenghts tape in Extensions:
Easilenghts come in 16″ and 20″ length
Easilenghts are made with 100% Remy Human hair, the best hair available
They are avaialble in a very wide range of colors and can mixed and matched for the ultimate custom color blend
Easilenghts take less than two hours to apply ( on average and hour and a half)
Easilenghts are re-usable, they have to be moved up every 4-6 weeks as your hair naturally grows and the packets grow with it
They are non damaging and EXTREMELY lightweight. So lightweight that they are very ideal for fine or thin hair.
Price range : $250-$750
The result was a happy client and beautiful hair, my favorite things!