Hair Solutions

  • The Miracle Product Kim Kardashian Swears By For Damaged Hair!

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    Lately, Kim Kardashian has been buzzing about a new miracle hair product that she is swearing by to repair damage overnight! We've all watched her latest drastic hair changes from blonde ombre to black and back to platinum blonde then dark brown again. This girl had to have some major chemical breakage... but now, she's shared her secret as to why her hair isn't breaking off and destroying her gorgeous locks. But, the best part... she's not even being paid to endorse it -- so it must be legit. After all, we all know how when we genuinely love a product, we can't wait to be the first to tell everyone all about it. So, what is it? Olaplex. A 3 part system that is incorporated into your salon color services and followed up with at home. Parts one and two take place during your color service and shampoo and part 3 is a follow up treatment to use once a week and as a pre treatment to your next color service. This is particularly helpful in any bleach service to prevent that nasty chemical cut and mushy ends that can happen from over processing. If it worked for Kim and all her recent bleaching -- I'd absolutely be willing to give it a shot!

  • Hairstyling Tip of the Day: Beating the Humidity

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    Here at StyleBell, we know hair. So, with that, we also know how frustrating the summer's humidity can be for most hair types. We've decided to fight this humidity battle with you by rounding up all of our tried and true methods to prevent the humid moisture from messing up your hair and your day. These are our go-to tips:

    1.) Switch up your shampoo: There are two opposite problems humidity can cause for you depending on your hair type. If you're someone who's hair flops and falls flat as soon as there is a tiny bit of moisture in the air, switch to a super light weight volumizing shampoo. This will prevent the added moisture in the air from weighing your hair down & causing you to look oily and straggly. If you're the type, like me, who's hair tends to grow while it is humid, switch to a super heavy moisture shampoo and conditioner. This will jam pack your hair with moisture and prevent it from absorbing too much in the humidity. Plus, if your straight style tends to curl up in the moisture, the added weight of this shampoo and conditioner combo will help it from growing upwards and probably contribute to a nice, natural wave!

    2.) Use products generously! Even if you are afraid the humidity will weigh you down and make you fall flat, do NOT -- I repeat -- do NOT avoid using products because of this. Load your hair up generously with all of your favorite styling products, including a thermal protectant with a humidity shield. Adding product while styling provides a coating that the moisture would have to break through first before causing any havoc on your style. We like to refer to it as our product forcefield ;)

    3.) Don't be afraid to get sprayed: I know there are tons of people who absolutely hair to use hairspray -- I am one of them. However, when you know it is humid, you must go against your belief of remaining hairspray and natural and spray it up! Using a light finishing spray or a light hold hairspray reinforces that product forcefield we just discussed and actually reactivates when it is humid out to double protect your hair. Be sure you are looking for a humidity shield or protectant while product shopping!

    We hope we've given you some helpful tips as to how to beat this humid season with perfect hair!

  • Lupita: A Leader in the Natural Hair Movement

    lupita, lupita nyongo, lupita hair, lupita natural hair, natural hair movementLupin's one of the first celebrities to join the Natural Hair Movement and she rocks it beautifully!  This growing trend is encouraging African American women to embrace their hair for all of it's natural beauty and to ditch the harsh chemicals in relaxers and perms. This trend is taking off and women everywhere are learning to love their natural beauty -- a positive trend! We love these kinds of things :)

  • Hair How To: Babyliss Miracurl!

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    If you haven't heard about the Babyliss Miracurl curl machine by know, it's time to check out our video about how this miracle machine works. This makes curling possible for even the most curl challenged people. This machine handles everything from heat settings, curl rotation, and time. It even beeps to let you know when your curl is cooked to perfection! We hope you love this product as much as we do!

  • All Natural Hair Growth Remedies From Your Kitchen?!

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    Check out these natural remedies to promote healthy scalp and hair growth -- from your kitchen! We're a bit skeptical, but it definitely couldn't hurt to try!

    1.) Coconut Milk Rinse: Due to it's high electrolyte and essential fat content, coconut milk is said to infuse the hair and scalp with many nutrients we lose during shampooing. And coconut smells pretty awesome, so this, I would definitely try! It's pretty simple - mix together  your coconut milk from a fresh coconut, a squeeze of fresh lemon and any essential oils you would like to add and apply it generously to the hair and scalp. Let sit on hair for 3-4 hours in a shampoo cap while you do all of your usual housework!

    2.) Our Favorite: pH Balancing Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse: Now this, we have tried and LOVE! Apple cider vinegar is the easiest of these treatments to do AND it delivers complete results, every time. Apple Cider Vinegar helps to restore the scalps natural pH and keep it in it's most healthy condition which in turn promotes hair growth. Apply a 1:2 diluted solution to your hair and scalp after shampooing in the shower. Leave on for 5-10 then rinse. Condition as usual.

    3.) Juice Of a Fresh Onion: Now, this one, we aren't so sure about, however the reasons for doing it make sense. Onions have a high sulfur content, which helps to promote collagen formation and in turn, is said to help hair growth. How to use it? Cut or grate a fresh onion and use the juices of the onion to apply a treatment directly to your scalp. Leave on for 10-15 minutes then shampoo.

    Have any of you tried these home remedies? We would love to hear your thoughts!

  • Hairstyling Tip of the Day: Protect Your Hair from UV-Rays!

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    During the summer, we all tend to forget how important it is to protect our hair from the sun while we are busy vigorously applying sunscreen to our skin -- but, keep in mind, your hair IS part of you skin, and could be treated as such to maintain healthiness and of course, bright vibrant colors! So, in order to make summer hair a breeze for you, we've rounded up our favorite hair care tips for you again!

    1.) Always use sun protecting products! Even if you aren't one to typically use a lot of hair products, we recommend picking up a light weight leave-in with UVA-UVB protection and spray generously from root to tip if you're going to be having heavy sun exposure. Not only will this protect the integrity of your hair but it will maintain your hair color without excessive sun fade!

    2.) Take advantage of the radiant heat! Well, if you're just relaxing on the beach enjoying the sunshine, you might as well let your hair enjoy it too. Grab your favorite conditioner or masque, lather it on and throw your hair up into a messy bun. Let the heat from the sun help the conditioner penetrate your hair strands. This will guarantee soft, manageable post-beach hair!

    3.) Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! The rule of thumb is, any extra measures that you take for your body in the summer - you should take for your hair, too. So, since you are always grabbing extra water to hydrate your body, it's important to take the extra time to make sure your hair is hydrated. Whether you are doing the deep conditioner treatment in the sun as recommended above, or if you're doing treatments in your shower -- it's extremely important to bump up your conditioning to a minimum of twice weekly and switch to a hydrating shampoo or conditioner.

    4.) Protect your length from summer fade, in a cute way! If you're someone who spends a ton of time in the sun, it might be time to try a new style to wrap up your ends and protect your hair as much as possible from sun exposure without having to completely cover up your gorgeous locks. Our favorite suggestions? Braids, of course! This wraps the majority of your hair up securely while allowing you to look adorable at the same time!

    5.) Follow up with your stylist for regular maintenance! This is MOST important in the summer. If you're the type of person -- as we all are -- to slack off on your regular trim appointments, summer is not the time to forget! While we are all running around enjoying the beautiful weather and our on-the-go lifestyles, it's very easy to go an entire summer without ANY salon maintenance if we let ourselves cancel just one appointment. Be vigilant in scheduling and reminding yourself to keep your appointments! Regular trims will help make all of this maintenance easier and help prevent excessive breakage!

  • 5 Summer Hair Tips for the Curly Girls!

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    Here at StyleBell, we know that when it comes to curls -- the struggle is REAL. We also know that the summer only adds to this problem. This is why we've decided to round up our favorite summer hair tips for curls that are easy enough for everyone to do and we are sure that you will see a difference in your hair!

    1.) Skip Harsh Towels! Scrunching your hair with towels roughs up your cuticle and causes curls to lay unequally leading to frizz and less bouncy curls. We recommend investing in a curl towel or using an old t-shirt to pat hair dry.

    2.) Comb with Your Fingers. Skipping combs and brushes allows curls to start forming the second you get out of the shower. Using a light leave-in conditioner spray helps detangle hair with your fingers and allows curls to form naturally, beautifully, and as full and frizz-free as possible!

    3.) Use Cream or Oil Based Products. We love cream and oil based products simply for their hydrating properties and in the summer heat, they tend to warm up as your hair does in the humidity and reactivate themselves, unlike drying foams or mousses.

    4.) Skip Heavy Hairsprays. In the summer, heavy hold hair sprays have the same stiff and drying affect as mousses and foams. If you can't live without hairspray (which we recommend for summer curls to leave them loose, natural and beachy) then we recommend using a light hold hairspray and only use enough to keep fly-away's at bay. You'd be surprised how much your natural curls will hold up without it!

    5.) AVOID Sea Salt Sprays. Although sea salt sprays have the tendency to make those ladies with straight or wavy hair achieve gorgeous beach waves without consequences, too much sea salt can wreak havoc on curly hair. Curly hair tends to be more fragile therefore making it less capable of handling the drying effects of sea salt on a daily basis. If, like me, you've already become addicted to this spray on product, try cutting the solution in half. Grab a cheap spray bottle and divide the contents of the product bottle in two then dilute it with water. This will give you the same benefits with MUCH less drying.

  • Coconut Oil: Your All Natural Hair & Skin Remedy!

    coconut oil, coconut oil home uses, coconut oil beauty uses, coconut oil hair treatments, coconut oil skin treatments, coconut oil moisturizer, coconut oil all natural treatments Coconut oil has become huge lately for all of it's amazing health benefits however, you will pleased to know, it also has the same amazing benefits for your hair -- and it smells amazing & beachy in the process! Perfect all natural hair and skin treatments for the summer time! We've dug up just a few of our favorite coconut oil beauty uses, but trust me, it doesn't end here! There are endless options with this wonder oil!

    1. Hot Oil Treatment -- this will leave your hair feeling incredibly soft! Plus, it's all natural so you know exactly what you are using on you, or your children's, hair after the beachy salt water has stripped it of it's moisture! How do you use it? Well, for those of you who are already familiar with coconut oil, you know it comes in a more semi-solid form, so we recommend scooping out 2-3 tablespoons into a microwave safe dish and heating it until it melts into it's oil form. This time may very but should not take more than a few seconds! Then, apply it to your hair starting from root to tips and leave on for 15-20 minutes. We prefer to use a shampoo cap so that we don't get our clothing oily and to lock in the extra heat from our scalp to help the oils penetrate deep into our strands.

    2. Overnight Deep Conditioning Treatment -- Following the same steps as in number one, we love using coconut oil on wet hair and leaving it on as an overnight deep conditioning treatment. For this treatment, we definitely recommend the shower cap to prevent the oils from getting all over your pillows. You will be amazed at how soft and smooth your hair feels after shampooing the oil out the next morning!

    3. Face & Body Moisturizer -- Melting the oil the same way you did for the hair treatments, we LOVE using coconut oil as a face and body moisturizer or make up primer. The delicious oil absorbs into our skin while leaving it with a super shimmery, healthy glow that is perfect for summer! For the face, we recommend taking your index finger and dabbing it into the melted oil, then putting a dot under each eye. From those dots, use your fingers to help spread the oil by dabbing it to encompass the entire area surrounding your eye. This will make your eyes bright and help to eliminate the appearance of dark circles. For the rest of your face, use 1-2 more dabs with your index finger, dispersing it evenly among your face and neck. The product is so smooth that a little goes a long way. For the body, follow the same type of routine while instead of using the index finger to apply, use the oil by rubbing it between your palms and applying like regular body lotion. Leave the extra oil on your hands as a cuticle oil for an added bonus!

    4. Bath Soak -- and last but definitely not least, we absolutely LOVE adding coconut oil to our bathwater for a super hydrating and aromatic soak! The added bonus with this one? It leaves a crazy healthy sheen on your skin post-bath! We recommend using between a 1/4 and 1/2 cup of melted coconut oil per full tub. You will love how relaxing this is!

  • Hairstyling Tip of the Day: Choosing the Right Heat Setting For Your Hair!

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  • Hairstyling Tip of the Day: Wake Up with Great Hair!

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    Maintaining Your Blowout without Creases:
     The best way to maintain the volume and smoothness of your blowout overnight is to avoid the use of hair elastics in every way. However, you should absolutely smooth your hair back to prevent creases from lying on it, as well. How do we recommend you do this? Rolling your hair up with a bun-ease into a nice smooth bun – it will ass volume, keep hair smooth, and maybe even add a nice loose wave! Is your hair not long enough for a bun-ease? Use extra long bobby pins to roll your hair into a high bun in the same way. For a smoother, sleeker, less wavy look, wrap all of your hair around your head as seen above, and secure with a bobby pin. Sure, you may look silly, but I can guarantee your blowout will last!

    Waking Up With Waves: Part your hair down the middle and braid or twist your hair in a pigtail fashion to evenly distribute waves across your head. Braids will give you a tighter, more kinky curl where twisting your hair (adding pieces in here and there) to secure the twist will give you loose, more beachy waves. You can control the type of wave you get by where you start your braids/twist. If you want just a little bit of wave at the ends, start there, if you want an all over look, try French braiding or twisting your hair while continuously adding new pieces into the twist.

    Keep Your Bangs Banging: Bangs can be one of the most difficult tasks for some, especially those of us with cow-licks. However, they don't have to be! Once you’ve styled your bangs to perfection, there’s no reason you can’t maintain that style for days with your perfect blowout. Bangs can be tough, since they tend to get smushed around while we sleep no matter how we secure them, but there is definitely some quick fixes for it! Secure your bangs down to either side while you sleep using a bobby pin or any other type of flat pin. Some may fall out, but that’s okay, because you can fix it in the morning with a light mist of a water and leave-in conditioner combo and give it a quick blow dry back in place. It’s amazing how much this extra step of styling can actually help train cowlicks also!

    Get Serious About Hydration: One of our FAVORITE ways to get the most out of any hair treatments or conditioning treatments is to throw our favorite shower cap on and leave it on overnight. Why? We tend to curl up in blankets when we sleep, raising the naturally elevated temperature of our scalp one or two degrees allowing for intense penetration of all of our favorite treatments. After all, if you’re going to do a treatment, you might as well save time and get the most bang for your buck by doing it while you sleep, right?!

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