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Posted on 01/24/2011

If you’re anything like me, you hate clutter in your life. I never hang on to clothes for too long, hate clutter in the office, kitchen, everywhere- even my shower. So when there is a way to cut out some of the junk, I am all ears....

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3 New (and Renewed) Hairstyles for 2012

Posted on 01/25/2012

Is a new look part of your New Year’s resolution? During Spring 2012 Fashion Week, the runways of New York featured this year’s hottest styling trends for you to steal. The following are some tips and products to help you achieve the trendiest looks this year.

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5 Romantic Hairstyles for Valentine's Day

Posted on 01/26/2012

Many women will go to extremes on Valentine’s Day to ensure everything is perfect, including a dazzling dress, shimmering make-up – and a fabulous hairstyle. Fortunately, you don’t have to pay a day’s worth of wages for a hairstylist or spend hours studying dozens of fashion magazines to figure out how to style your hair for a night out with Cupid. Here are five sexy styles that are perfect for the most romantic night of the year, along with tips and products to help you pull off that fabulous look:

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How to Achieve Perfectly Straightened Hair

Posted on 03/01/2012

Oscar Blandi Hair ProductsStraight, smooth hair is one of the most popular hair styles among celebrities and laywomen alike. Yet it’s not always easy to transform frizzy, curly locks into arrow-straight tresses. Below, we’ve gathered techniques for achieving the perfectly straight, healthy hair you desire.

Natural Straightening Treatments

Long before Oscar Blandi and Frederic Fekkai started selling their fabulous straightening products, many women yearned for smooth, straight hair. Today, you can still use natural techniques to achieve straight hair.

Nourishing milk straightening treatment. Milk helps straighten hair and combat frizz. Begin with a shampoo; leave hair slightly damp. Comb 1/3 cup milk through damp tresses. Once the milk has coated every hair shaft, massage the scalp for a few minutes. Next, let the milk soak in for about twenty minutes. Finally, shampoo, condition and style as you wish. If your hair is color damaged, use a restorative conditioner such as Russian Amber Imperial Conditioning Crème by Philip B.

The milk bath method works best for those with a slight wave. However, women with curly hair can still benefit from milk treatments, since milk provides hydration and definition for curls. Or you could take the modern shortcut and use Frederic Fekkai’s Ironless Silky Straight shampoo and conditioner. This will achieve even better results with far less work.

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Why Your Hair Needs Sunscreen

Posted on 03/20/2012

Lavender Hair & Body ShampooWhile your hair can’t get skin cancer or become sunburned from the sun’s UVA and UVB lights, it still suffers from exposure. Being in the sun is like being under a heat lamp; your hair doesn’t have to feel hot to the touch in order to sustain damage. Some of the hottest names in the hair care industry – including Philip B. and Oscar Blandi – know this and have created products to keep your mane healthy and protected from the sun’s harmful rays.

How the Sun Damages Your Hair

When your tresses are exposed to the sun’s rays, especially on warmer days, your hair can begin to lose its natural moisture and shine. This happens because the heat in the sun slowly breaks down proteins in the shafts that help your hair stay hydrated, flexible and healthy. If you blow dry your hair, or curl or straighten it with heated styling tools, the damage caused is exacerbated when your hair is exposed to the sun. The same is true if you have dyed your hair, had a perm or had your curly locks relaxed.

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