Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

December 14, 2011

Chalk Highlights | Teen Hairstyles

Aside from feather extensions, I am starting to see quite a trend towards color highlights in girls hairstyles. I am not a fan of permanent color in my girls’ hair, for obvious age reasons, but also because it can be damaging and a big commitment to that color. My girls are

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December 12, 2011

Headband Curls | No-Heat Hairstyles

I do use heat on my hair from time to time, and also on a few hairstyles with my girls, but always make an effort to use a good heat protectant. There are, however, hairstyles where you can get gorgeous curls without the use of heat. These no-heat hairstyles have

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October 17, 2011

Suave Dry Shampoo | Hairstyle Tips

Two months ago a friend of mine introduced me to the idea of dry shampoo. I guess I have seen it around for awhile, but literally thought to myself, “C’mon, a dry shampoo? How useful can that be?” On this occasion, I saw how it was used and we were

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September 01, 2011

Straight Bangs | Fringe Hairstyles

As I mentioned earlier, I decided to give my #2 the straight bangs/fringe that she has been wanting. She had side bangs before, so we figured why not! I do not have much experience at all with bang hairstyles since I, myself, have not had bangs for 16 years. This

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August 03, 2011

How to Make Feather Headbands

In our last Daddy ‘Do hairstyle, Four-Strand Ponytail, my husband showed a feather headband that we had made.  We received so many comments asking us how to make these headbands, so we decided to film a tutorial for you all. I first bought one off of Etsy a year ago

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May 16, 2011

Single Twistback | Mom Hairstyles

I am on a recent mission to provide those of you moms some more simple, yet cute, mommy hairdos!  I mean, we make our girls look cute… but sometimes we forget about ourselves!  Actually, girls of all ages can use this, and it literally takes one minute to complete! We call this

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April 13, 2011

Crimped Strands | Waterfall Braid

Here is a cute Easter Hairstyle that will definitely stand out!  It incorporates the use of a Double Waterfall Braid, but with “spot” flair. In fact, I am working on a series of Waterfall Braid videos that will show you several ways to finish off the hairstyle. Now I know

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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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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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December 31, 2010

Curly Hairstyles: Beachy Curls

By popular request, I have included another curled hairstyle that I use on my girls (and often on me as well). This is a beachy-curled look that is very popular right now with teenagers and models… which I am non-suprisingly calling “Beachy Curls”. There are many ways to get this

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