Category Archives: 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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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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December 03, 2010

Cute Hairstyles | Flat-Iron Waves

I have received quite a few requests for more short hairstyles, particularly ones that I have worn in previous tutorials. Even more, followers are looking for more styles they can do on themselves. One hairstyle that I have been doing on myself quite a bit lately consists of Flat-Iron Waves,

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November 16, 2010

Hairstyle Tips | Zig-Zag Part

I have shown pictures on how to do a zig-zag part before, but some of our younger viewers have asked for a video tutorial so they can see exactly how it is done. There are many parting styles that I will show in coming months, but aside from a straight

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August 25, 2010

Single Front Twist | Short Hairstyles

Here is a very simple and cute hairstyle idea for keeping your bangs out of your eyes. It can also be done on any length of hair (short or long), whether or not there are layers, and can be done in under a few minutes. I have promised that I

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Single Front Twist Hairstyle
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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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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December 22, 2009

Tips & Tricks #13: Winter Hair Care…

With the brunt of the winter season already here, I thought it would be a good idea to share with you some winter hair-care tips. These are some that I use, and a few that were recently shared with me. Best 6 Winter Hair-Care Tips 1.) Although you may not

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October 23, 2009

Flat-Iron Curls | Easy Curl Ideas

Here is a very quick and easy way to make hair look elegant in the mornings when the hair is kind of in that “blah” stage. It is very simple to do and all you need is a skinny flat iron to do it. To see your own photo recreations

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September 16, 2009

Tips & Tricks #12: Air or Blow Dry?

Several readers have commented on the shine in my girls’ hair and asked if I air dry or blow dry their hair. It depends. I do both, although one more than the other… Air Drying: The vast majority of the time, I air dry my girls’ hair. We wash their

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