How I trim my side-swept bangs

How I trim my side-swept bangs

Ok, so that's a really terrible and scary shot of me about to trim my own hair, but the reality of it is that it can be scary to cut your own hair, especially when you have no cosmetology training whatsoever which is why it's best to leave it to the professionals!  Now, I'm not [...]

July Beauty Favorites

July Beauty Favorites

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  July is here and that means it's time to share my picks for this month's beauty favorites! Click the items listed below to Shop my Favorites! Living Proof Full Dry Volume Blast My hair is naturally fine and straight and shall I say.... limp.  It always needs a little pick-me-up [...]

Undone Waves for Short Hair; a Step-by-Step Pictorial

Undone Waves for Short Hair; a Step-by-Step Pictorial

I get lots of likes and comments on my current hairstyle and was most recently asked to do a tutorial. While I would love to film a tutorial, I find it very hard to dry and style my hair all in one, uninterrupted setting thanks to my kids ;).  So, after an off and on debate, [...]

My (current) hairstyle: straight

My (current) hairstyle: straight

I prefer to wear my hair wavy or curled, but since time is of the essence, most days (especially to work) I wear it straight. My cut is simply an angled, layered or graduated bob.  The layers are shorter in the back, and gradually get longer towards the front.  My bangs are longer and swept to [...]

My (current) hairstyle: textured waves

My (current) hairstyle: textured waves

Last Sunday, at church, I was stopped by an older, super kind, gentleman who asked if he could take a picture of my hair to send to his wife!  He then explained that he wanted her to get her hair cut similar to mine and thought some pictures would help. I happily, and with only a little hesitation [...]

My go- to top 5 hair products

My hair is fine and thin.  Since I wasn't blessed with thick, full hair, I fake it!  These products help me create a voluminous look  on a daily basis.  Too much product can weigh fine hair down, so just a little does the trick to help hold my hairstyle (almost) all day! Shop my favorites (affiliate links): 1. [...]

straight hair

straight hair

Straight Hair Routine My everyday hairstyle is straight with side swept bangs.  It's my go-to routine that I've mastered in 10 min or less. (affiliate links used) Current Hairstyle: Straight   Step 1: shampoo and condition hair Step 2: wrap wet hair in towel Step 3: gently comb out the knots with a wide tooth comb or pick Step [...]

Hair Identity Crisis

Hair Identity Crisis

Long or short? Curly or Straight? Up or down? Bangs or no bangs? Highlights or lowlights? Geesh... why is hair so difficult?! I once heard someone say they have hair identity crisis and it stuck with me because I can totally relate.  By default, I was "blessed" with thin, blonde hair and those who know me, know I've pretty [...]