Category Archives: Supplies

February 13, 2011

Ribboned Bobby Pins | Tips and Tricks

This video tutorial shows a very simple way to spice up an updo hairstyle, for any holiday occasion. This one happens to be for Valentine’s Day. In this video (you can use Messy Bun #1 or Messy Bun #2), I use a thin ribbon cut into small strips (length can

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Ribboned Bobby Pins | Tips and Tricks
January 17, 2011

Tips & Tricks: How to Make a Topsy Tail Tool

Since quite a few of my hairstyles use flips, many followers have been asking where they can purchase a Topsy Tail tool. It can be purchased online at Amazon (via the link), on Ebay, or locally at your Claire’s, Wal-Mart, Target, or Sally Beauty supply. As we all know, things

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June 01, 2010

Bathroom Cupboard: Spray Bottle

Here is another tip from my “In My Bathroom Cupboard” series, which details the items I use each day in creating my girls hairstyles. From the video tutorials on my hairstyles, I get quite a few questions asking if my girls’ hair is wet. Honestly, most often it is… albeit only

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Bathroom Cupboard: Spray Bottle
March 01, 2010

"In My Bathroom Cupboard" – Glitter Spray

My husband has been suggesting I start an “In My Bathroom Cupboard” series for quite some time. People email in all the time asking about the many different products I use .  This series is designed to answer some of those questions. I thought I would start with glitter spray.

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"In My Bathroom Cupboard" - Glitter Spray
February 01, 2010

Tips and Tricks: A Flower/Bow Wall

Items Needed: A few feet of ribbon, plastic O-rings, 3M sticky hooks Total Cost:  About $5. When I do my girls hair, I often use flowers or bows to add a little pizzazz (as you may have noticed). However, one problem I am always running into is how to STORE

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Tips and Tricks: A Flower/Bow Wall
August 21, 2009

Tips & Tricks #11: Sunburn in Parts…

I received a question on our Facebook Page asking what recommendations I have to prevent sunburn in the parts of a hairdo. Each of us knows how bad these sunburns can hurt, especially when we try to run a comb or brush through it the next day. Plus, when it

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Tips & Tricks #11: Sunburn in Parts...
March 23, 2009

Mailbag Q & A: Rubber Band Tips

Often I get asked about the types of rubber bands I use. I have three types I use regularly. The first looks like this: These are the rubber bands I use on my DD’s hair for things like single ponytails. Hairdo’s where most or all of the hair is gathered

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Mailbag Q & A: Rubber Band Tips
February 06, 2009

Hairstyles for Girls: Mailbag Q & A

Here are some recent questions and the answers from your emails and comments: Q: What kind of shampoo and conditioner do you use? What have you found to work well? A: I personally am not too picky about either one. As long as our hair is clean and snarl free–I’m

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Hairstyles for Girls: Mailbag Q & A
October 30, 2008

Q & A #1: Thick Hair and Rubber Bands

Question: My daughter has SUPER thick hair and I have a hard time finding a rubber band that will hold it all and keep it in…any suggestions??? I posed this same question to my dear friend Jenny before answering because her daughters literally have the thickest hair I have ever

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Q & A #1: Thick Hair and Rubber Bands
October 17, 2008

Tips & Tricks #8: Change Shampoos and Conditioners Regularly

Here’s one many of you may not know… but hair adapts to the conditioner and shampoo you use. As your hair adapts, it will become harder and harder for your hair to get clean and smooth by using these products. Your hair will actually build up a resistance to the

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Tips & Tricks #8: Change Shampoos and Conditioners Regularly