Tips For Thinning Your Hair

Most people try to find ways to add volume to their hair, but there are some people that actually have too much hair and want to get rid of some of it in order to make their mane more manageable. Thinning your hair can make a big difference in the amount of time it takes to style and manage your hair, but you want to make sure that it is done correctly and by a professional so that you do not end up with an uneven hairstyle. One of the safest ways to thin hair is to have layers cut, which breaks up the length and gives your hair some room to breathe. Another popular option for thinning your hair is to use a pair of thinning scissors, which help take out small sections of your hair, but we strongly recommend that you have a professional do this. Read   read more


September 13, 2012  |   4:09 PM  |  COMMENT
Inexpensive Dandruff Treatments

Many people suffer from dandruff, but fortunately this non life threatening condition is quite easy and relatively inexpensive to treat. There are a variety of affordable shampoos and products on the market, as well as numerous at home dandruff treatments that you can make yourself. Your local drugstore will offer a variety of dandruff fighting shampoos that help remove excess oil and skin flakes. Be sure to look for a formulated shampoo that contains ketoconazole, which works quickly to get rid of dandruff. For more shampoo recommendations, check out   read more


September 13, 2012  |   4:09 PM  |  COMMENT
The Best Haircuts For Frizzy Hair

It can be difficult finding a good cut and style for frizzy hair, but there are some great haircuts for frizzy hair that can help keep your hair in check and make styling much easier. One great style for this type of hair is a basic long haircut straight across the ends, free of layers. Layers often add more volume, which is not something you need when your hair is thick. Long haircuts for frizzy hair such as this one work well because all you need to do is apply light mousse to your hair, twirling through the strands with your fingers for an easy and effortless natural look. If your frizz has a tendency to act up, you should read   read more


September 12, 2012  |  11:09 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Inexpensive Oily Hair Treatments

Oily hair can be a nuisance, but so can spending all of your hard earned money on various products and treatments that promise to rid you of oily hair for good. Luckily, there are several inexpensive oily hair treatments that will help make your hair look amazing in no time. There are many great shampoos for oily hair that are affordable and efficient, such as Beauty Without Cruelty Shampoo Rosemary Mint Tea Tree and Tresemme Fresh Start Dry Shampoo. You can also use tea on your hair, as tea contains tannic acid that helps get rid of oil. Simply rinse your hair with diluted tea in order to treat hair. Read   read more


September 12, 2012  |  11:09 AM  |  COMMENT
Tips For Conditioning Damaged Hair

If your hair is particularly dry and straw like, you may want to look into more advanced alternatives and products that will really work to restore the health and shine in your hair. When conditioning damaged hair, you will want to use a daily conditioner that is formulated for damaged hair, and be sure to check the label for ingredients such as provitamins, silicones, mineral oil and petrolatum, all of which offer smoothing, moisturizing and protection properties. You should also read   read more


September 11, 2012  |  10:09 PM  |  1 COMMENT
How To Control Thick Frizzy Hair

Thick frizzy hair can be quite a pain, but the good news is that there are many ways to manage and control it. One simple thing you can do is wash your hair with cold water, or at least blast your locks with a good amount of cold water after washing your hair. Cold water helps hair look shinier, locking in moisture and reducing overall frizz. Also, dry brushing hair is another common reason for frizz. Always comb hair when wet, and if you must comb your dry hair, be sure to use your fingers instead so as not to break your strands and cause more distress. Did you know that thick frizzy hair is one of the flaws that your date will notice? Read   read more


September 10, 2012  |   8:09 PM  |  4 COMMENTS
Unusual Remedies For Oily Hair

There are many products on the market designed to help you deal with oily hair, but have you heard of some of the more unusual remedies for oily hair such as vinegar and mouthwash? Home remedies are an excellent way to combat the greasies because they are cheap, easy and effective. One simple concoction is to mix equal parts of mouthwash and witch hazel together, then apply to scalp with a cotton ball. The mouthwash acts as an antiseptic, while the witch hazel acts as an astringent. Read   read more


September 10, 2012  |   8:09 PM  |  COMMENT
How To Repair Bleach Damaged Hair

Many people, despite all the warnings, continue to bleach damaged hair, all for the sake of maintaining a lighter hair color. Bleaching hair will have numerous effects on the condition of your hair, but there are ways to repair damaged and dry hair from over processing, which will help restore the health of your hair. Bleach works by stripping hair of its essential oils, which then causes hair to become dry and brittle. The goal for repairing bleach damaged hair is to restore some of the moisture that has been removed, in addition to stimulating regrowth of new hair. Read   read more


September 10, 2012  |   7:09 PM  |  1 COMMENT
How To Rescue Heat Damaged Hair

If you spend a lot of your time under the blow dryer and with a curling stick or flat iron, chances are that you may have heat damaged hair. Fortunately, these easy and simple tips will help restore your hair to a healthier natural state. Vinegar helps prevent split ends and frizziness and can either be added to hair as you rinse in the shower, massaged into hair before shampooing or you can soak your hair in a bowl of vinegar and water combined. You should also look at the label of your shampoo and conditioner and make sure that they do not contain a lot of alcohol, as this can be an immensely drying ingredient. Read   read more


September 7, 2012  |  11:09 PM  |  COMMENT
How To Use Deep Conditioners For Damaged Hair

When your hair is starting to feel dry and dull, it is time to invest in a deep conditioner. Deep conditioners for damaged hair are the ideal treatment because they are more powerful than the average conditioner and work to restore the health and vitality back into your hair. It is recommended to apply a deep conditioning treatment to your hair at least twice a week, then once your hair begins to look and feel more healthy you can cut back that time to once a week. If you spend your days out in the sun, swim in a pool or color your hair frequently then you are definitely a candidate for a deep conditioner. Read   read more


September 7, 2012  |  11:09 PM  |  2 COMMENTS

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If you're like most women, then you're concerned about the appearance of your hair, and will do what it takes to take care of it. Starting now, it's time to banish dull and dry hair from your life, and take better care of your hair to get lustrous locks that will turn heads. To help you, Total Beauty offers you expert tips on hair care for shiny, glossy hair.

If your hair is in good condition and is healthy, then your hair care regime will only need a few tweaks to keep your tresses looking great. One way to have healthy hair is to maintain a healthy lifestyle; your mane will be in better condition, naturally. Your daily diet should include plenty of water, as well as lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. Opt for grilled or baked dishes rather than fried food, and limit your intake of cola or coffee, which have excess caffeine.

Perming, bleaching, or coloring frequently cause damage to your hair as they strip the shaft of its natural oils. Experts say that hair should have at least eight percent moisture for it to look silky and shiny. Using products meant for chemically treated hair can protect your tresses and make them look smooth and glossy.

Look through Total Beauty's hair care section to discover great secrets for gorgeous locks. Total Beauty offers some of the best hair care advice on the web, so you can have great hair all the time.

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