Long hair styles are sweeping the aisles!
Whether your looking for a loose and somewhat unstructured curl, stunning coils, a sleek straight look or a sky high high up do for your wedding day healthy hair and lots of it is the key when it comes to achieving today’s hottest wedding hairstyles.
Today we have tips on achieving your long hair goals both naturally or with extensions.
Up front I want to share that achieving your long hair goals truly takes some commitment and investment. So if you’re in it to win it, then my first tip is SPLURGE ON QUALITY!
For both your shampoo and conditioner INVEST IN salon quality products free of sulfates and parabens that will leave your hair full of bounce and shine. Although they are a bit more expensive on the front end you’ll actually save in the end by using less product daily, AND the results will literally shine through.
Avoid affordable drugstore brands of shampoo and conditioner they are the #1 hindrance in your mission to achieve long healthy hair. Drugstore conditioners are riddled with wax and silicone that is bad for your hair, they are not actually conditioning your hair, it’s coating it. Choose a hydrating product that absorbs into the hair.
In addition to investing in quality hair care products and hydrating with LOTS of water and hydrating foods consider increasing your intake of certain vitamins that are known to aid in natural hair growth and health. You can easily introduce additional vitamins into your diet both via supplements or foods.
Below are 5 vitamins and 3 other nutrients that may be important for hair growth. (source healthline.com)
- Vitamin A. All cells need vitamin A for growth.
- B-Vitamins. One of the best known vitamins for hair growth is a B-vitamin called biotin.
- Vitamin C.
- Vitamin D.
- Vitamin E.
Hair extensions are the red carpet secret to achieving those stunning styles. Extensions add volume and dimension, both key to creating those Hollywood waves, sky high up-do’s, bold braids and charming half-up-half-down looks.
If you’re considering extensions the same rule applies. Splurge on quality! If you opt for cheap synthetic extensions you’ll be disappointed in the overall results. If you are going to commit to extensions then opt for either Remy Human Hair, Cuticle Intact or Virgin Cuticle Hair: Highest quality hair available.
Color matching is essential! Being off even by a shade is a dead giveaway that you’re wearing faux hair. The most accurate way is to color match with the ends of your locks, not the roots, and go with the color that’s the most prominent in your natural hair.
If you are only looking for a day of change of pace many brides opt for clip-ins because there’s no commitment required; you just add in the clips when you want longer locks and remove them when you’re done. Get the right color match and bring them to your trial.
You need to wash the extensions before the stylist secures them into your hair. Sizing and other chemicals are added to the hair to keep it looking pretty and salable in the package during shipping. Sizing can interfere with the curl having a long lasting hold.
Regardless of the direction you take to achieve your long hair goals it all begins with healthy hair. Adding extensions to damaged hair will leave you with patchy streaky un-natural looking result. Grab our healthy hair tips here if you’re in need of some rehab for your locks.
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