Help Big Up Flat Hair!

HellO All!

I *LoVe* going to the hairdressers, getting my hair washed is the best bit, I could fall off to sleep everytime, it’s so relaxing!  But after it’s been cut, dried & straightened what then? 

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I’m left with the flatest hair in the world, that’s what!
I don’t like washing my hair too much,  I don’t need to.  Wash & a deep condition twice a week is my routine.

But I find after I’ve been to the hairdressers I’ve to wash it asap so I can put a bit of volume back into it.  Which negates getting it washed there in the first place. 
So what do I do?

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Salt Spray is what!
I bought this one aaaaaages ago.  I think it was 2 for £5 in Superdrug.  It lasts a while as you really don’t need a lot. 

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AnyhoO, this is my saving grace after I’ve been to the hairdressers.  I get to keep the sleek blowdry look that I’ll never be able to do myself for another few days except with some volume.

Are you a fan of salt sprays?  Or if you’ve any tips on how to big up flat hair comment below & share your knowledge.

As always, thats a million for reading.

~ LoVe & huGs to you all ~

& have a great weekend!

* MaRiA *

xO

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Blonde To Brunette

Hey there,

I’m not sure what happened to this post yesterday. I wrote & saved it but alas it disappeared into cyberspace. But no biggy.

Remember how I’d been threatening to dye my hair back to brunette? Well I finally got round to doing it. I really loved the blonde I’d gotten to but it was just too damaging to maintain it, my hair was breaking off everytime I brushed it. Then the Crazy Colour farce of wanting lavender hair but ending up with a few purple stripes was the last straw.
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Ju69lI chose Clairol in Medium Brown because there were no red tones in it & it was quite close to my natural hair colour. It cost £4 & it recommended leaving in for 25 minutes but I washed it out after about 17 as I didn’t want to go too dark considering how blonde my hair was.
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I’m quite happy with how natural it came out & relieved at not having to touch it up every 5/6 weeks. All I need now is to get a trim & a hundred or so deep conditions & hopefully my wee mop will fiiiiinally be on the road to recovery.

Have you had any hair disasters? Comment below & let me know I’m not alone.

Thanks so much for stopping by my lil blog.

*LoVe & huGs*

~MaRiA~

xO

I browse for eye brows

Hey there folks!

Firstly I’ll hold my hands up & admit I’m RUBBISH at doing my eyebrows. It’s the the one thing in my makeup routine I don’t get excited about.

This stems from the great pluck of 1995. It was the summer Alanis Morissette released “Jagged Little Pill” & the summer I discovered tweezers. The long & short of it is I ended up looking like a doberman.  My eyebrows never recovered & as a result one always looks different from the other. This is my cross to bare & I only mention it because you will undoubtedly look at the photos that follow & say “Her eyebrows are wonky, that stuff’s rubbish”. The thing is they’re wonky 24 hours a day, with or without product.

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If like me you dread brow doing time then this is for you.  It is as it says on the box (Studio London Eyebrow)  Shaping Kit, Perfect Brow. It contains 4 stencils to put over your eyebrows to help you attain as even & symmetrical a shape as possible. 

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There’s a selection of powders to suit your own colouring.  There’s also some wax you apply to the hair first to help the powder adhere better.  There’s a pencil with a brush at the end to help you style them to a tee.  Some tweezers, another brush/comb, a guide & also a mirror.  Pretty good don’t you think.

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The stencils are clear so it’s a bit hard to see them, but here they are.  There’s 4 different shapes so you’re bound to find one that’s close to your current style.

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Here’s the step by step guide which is pretty self explanitory.

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Here I am this morning sans makeup with one eyebrow done just to show you the difference.

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And here I am with the two (albeit wonky) brows done.

What do you think of it? Would you use it?  Personally I think it’s a gift from the eyebrow gods. It retails for under £10 from Superdrug.  Other stores probably sell this make or something similar but this is just where I came across it.

As ways thanks for stopping by.

~LoVe & huGs ~ (& Good Brows)

*MaRiA*

XO

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