If you have been repeating the same outfit for years or just a few weeks, you may be thinking it’s time to switch things up. In addition, you may be wondering when it is OK to alter your hairstyle. Of course, you can do it whenever you want. However, if you despise styling your hair, pull it back every day, or think your appearance is “dull,” a change can be beneficial.
It is vital to select a hairdresser you can trust while changing up your look. If your current stylist does a good job cutting your hair, but you do not trust them to change your style, it is time to find a new one. To get a unique appearance, you need to put your faith in the hands of someone else, and you want to find a stylist who shares your vision for yourself. Request recommendations from beautiful-haired friends, coworkers, or family members, explore Instagram feeds of area hairdressers, or utilize a site like Yelp! to help.
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It is vital to know what you want and where your limitations are before going to the salon, just as it is with anything else. Look for hairstyle photographs on the internet, save them on your phone or print them off, and bring them to your appointment. You will never be able to convey yourself as well as a picture. Listen to your hairdresser and offer them some leeway when making suggestions—they are there to help you find a new style that you will appreciate.
Get a new haircut
This is the first step toward becoming a completely new person. Do not be afraid! Before coming to the salon, spend some time reading through magazines to figure out what you like. Bring a snapshot of your preferred appearance to the salon, if possible, to guarantee that you receive it precisely as you want it. Highlights, layers, beveled edges, shorter haircuts, and side bangs all look great. Contrary to popular belief, one length is not dull, but it does not suit everyone. If you want to go for a more emo/punk appearance, consider cutting your hair short, layering it, getting bangs, and coloring a piece of it a color like pink or purple. If you want to seem like a California/surfer girl, go for long, softly wavy hair with lighter highlights. Think side-swept bangs and straight, long hair that you can eventually wrap up in a bun or chignon for a classic/preppy look.
Keep your new hairstyle looking great
Now that you’ve received your new haircut show it off! Make sure you style your hair every morning. Keep note of everything you put in it, as well as how often you crimp or straighten it. Too much hair tampering may result in hair damage, split ends, and hair loss.
If you shower in the morning, use a small quantity of the product and then naturally dry your hair. Natural hair will keep you looking appealing, silky, and, in some ways, more approachable.
Headbands are all the rage right now. Headbands in black, brown, or white can work with practically any outfit. There are also a plethora of wire and jewelry-like headbands to choose from.
Are you pressed for time? Put it up on the wall. This, too, has the potential to be magnificent. Braids are back in style, as are ponytails and sloppy buns.
Tips to care your hair
Use Lukewarm water to wash your hair
Scalding showers may seem to be relaxing, but if you’re honest with yourself, they’re not. That almost-too-hot-to-touch water may strip essential oils from your hair, leaving it drier and duller. So, the next time you take a shower, reduce the temperature. Cleaning with lukewarm water is equally effective as washing with hot water, but it is easier on your hair.
Do conditioning correctly
You’re undoubtedly aware that you should apply conditioner, but are you confident you’re doing it correctly? Consider where your hair becomes greasy first—usually at the roots—and use this to remind that conditioner should only be applied to certain areas of your hair. Conditioner should be applied from the mid-lengths to the ends, avoiding the roots. Conditioning your hair at the roots may cause it to get weighed down. To use the conditioner, use a wide-tooth comb to spread it throughout your hair, which will help detangle it.
Concentrate shampoo on the scalp
Only washing the lengths and ends of your hair may dehydrate strands and make them seem dull, dry, and lifeless. Because your scalp (which generates oil and loses skin cells regularly) is in desperate need of washing, concentrate your shampooing efforts on your head and roots.
You’re almost ready to get out of the shower, so wash away any remaining product. Take care to properly clean everything off, as any remaining residue might create accumulation.
Don’t use a towel to dry off
Although a towel seems to be the most obvious way to remove excess water and start drying your hair after a shower, it may not be the best solution. One of our most helpful hair tips? Squeeze off any excess water before patting dry using an old cotton T-shirt rather than a towel.
Protect hair before heat styling
We all love the way our hair looks after a blowout or a heat-style session, but too much heat styling may cause damage to your hair. While we don’t expect you to abandon your hot tools completely, you must make one minor adjustment when using heat to style. Every time, you should start by using a protective product.
Blow-drying your hair isn’t simple but using a round brush may help you get better results. For a smoother finish, brush your hair in the same direction you are blow-drying it and pull it straight with the brush.
Consider what occurs when water is dropped into a hot skillet, and then consider if you want the same thing to happen to your hair. Not at all, we believe. That’s why you should never use a curling iron or straightener on damp or wet hair. Allowing your hair to air dry or blow-drying it entirely is well worth the wait.