Friday, October 5, 2012

The Lucky Guide to [SUMMER] HAIR!

Happy Friday! :)

I have these magazine scans left over from summer... I know, I know, it's already fall, but these hairstyles are just too good to pass up... and besides, a lot of our other blog friends are fast approaching summer. I also gotta add that the good thing about hairstyles is that they will still be perfect no matter the season, right?! ;)

So, here we go...

The Lucky Guide to [SUMMER] HAIR
Healthy, shiny, not too perfect and super sexy -- these are the looks that truly go anywhere, no matter what the weather, no matter what your hair type.

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1. THE UNDONE UPDO - Offhandedly rumpled and wispy, this look is super-sultry -- and practical -- especially if it's humid or windy. We love combing in a little hair oil or a bit of pomade through the ends for the perfect laid-back texture, not to mention an extra dose of conditioning moisture.

2. SUPREME SHINE - Shiny hair is healthy hair, whether slicked back and pulled into a braid -- or in a free-flowing blowout. Shine enhancers now come built into every step, from shampoo to style.

3. THE SOFTEST, SEXIEST CURL - Fighting frizz is the challenge here. The solution is to lock in moisture for softness, creating a barrier between the hair cuticle and the air outside. Coat wet hair with conditioners and stylers designed to repel humidity, the result will be gorgeous shine and texture.

4. KEEP YOUR COLOR SAFE - Summer is incredibly rough on haircolor. Sun and chlorine are particularly powerful enemies. Use formulas designed to protect color every step of the way -- they really make a difference.

5. THE BOUNCY PONYTAIL - The most flattering ponytail is one that balances volume with smoothness. Use volumizing shampoos, conditioners, and stylers before blow-drying, then finish with a bit of shine-enhancing serum for a clean, fresh look.

6. THE HAIR-PERFECTING SHOWER - Just wetting your hair before you get into a pool fills the cuticle with water, so that much less chlorine gets into your hair. Bolster the effect by slicking on conditioner before going in, and use chlorine-eliminating formulas once you're out.

7. THE ULTIMATE BEACHY WAVES - Salty beach sprays and hydrating texture lotions enhance your natural waves -- or help create new ones. Dry naturally or blow-dry with a diffuser.

I love beachy waves and bouncy ponytails!
And I wish I knew about the "hair-perfecting shower" trick months ago... hmmm, well, there's always next summer. ;)

Have you guys tried any of the products named above?
Which of these hair styles/ hair concerns caught your interest the most?

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!!!


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  1. These are really helpful tips! Thanks for sharing, mimi!

    --Olivia :)

  2. so many great ideas! LOOOVE your blog! :) xx

  3. i really want to perfect the bouncy ponytail haha!

    Sandy a la Mode

    1. i love bouncy ponytails! i'm sure it'll look great on you! :D

  4. thanks for sharing, it's always summer in my country so the tips are really helpful, I didn't know wetting my hair before getting into the pool means a lot :D

    1. you are welcome!!! i'm glad this helps! :)

  5. Yes--I've shared some of those tips before! The water one really works!! Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend

  6. Gorgeous summer styles. My fav is the ponytail!

  7. You are so awesome for scanning these mags and sharing :D And you know it's always summer year round where I live so this is pretty useful ^^, I get frizzy hair like all the time! but it's good to know I can do something with it! And my hair always looks crazy anyway :P I like to put it up in a bun cause it's easy and it gets out of your face :D Thanks for sharing this mimi~


  8. Great easy and fun hairstyles! Love the resort wear too. :)

    Wish & Wear

  9. love them, i miss summer

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  11. I love #2 SUPREME SHINE! Thx for sharing Mimi!

  12. I've always wanted beachy waves, I must do it next summer :p
    I'm a fan of the messy bun too but mine would always come apart :(

    1. you can still rock beachy waves even though it's fall! :D

  13. nothing beats the beachy waves. it is a must during the summer. LOL. i also like the undone updo. :D


    1. true, beachy waves = classic! and so is an updo! :)