My Everyday Hair
When I was asked to work with ghd a few weeks ago I was over the moon. My ghds have been a mainstay in my hair routine since I was 16. I was asked to choose a product to review (I chose heat protection spray because my hair gets hit with a lot of heat as you can see!) and use the product to create my own individual style. Which was where I got a bit stuck. You see, I'm not very creative at doing my hair. I've basically been doing my hair the same way for years. I struggled for weeks thinking of how I could do my hair in new and interesting ways for the review, but then I decided well, I might as well show you how I do my hair
every day! Because let's be honest, I'm not a complicated hair kinda girl. First off, my kit.
Left to right: Babyliss Pro Perfect curl, hairspray, Tangle Teezer, sectioning clip, ghd heat protection spray, round brush, ghd straighteners, Babyliss Boutique Hairdryer.
My kit is fairly simple, but I think I've finally found my perfect collection of hair appliances. For Christmas, my Mum bought me my Tangle Teezer and hairdryer, which is absolutely amazing and can dry my super-thick long hair in about 5 minutes. Of course, I love my ghds and I've had these for about 3 years now. If you want to find out more about my Babyliss Pro Perfect Curl, see this post.
Okay, this is my just-washed hair, given a bit of a comb through with my Tangle Teezer.
Then a spray all over with ghd heat protection spray. I am really bad at remembering to use heat protection spray but I dry my hair about once every two days and straighten or curl it three or four times a week, so it's definitelt a product I need to use. This ghd one is great because it's light and doesn't feel sticky or like it's weighing my hair down. Plus as a long-time ghd owner I trust their products! You can also use it on wet or dry hair, which is perfect for me as I often use heat on my hair when it's already dry.
Next step is just a blow dry until it's about 90% dry and I just brush it through with my fingers as I go. Sometimes I give it a comb through again with my Tangle Teezer as I go if it's extra knotty.
Post-drying hair. It's a little messy, so then I neaten it up with a round brush,
Section it up.
And dry each section with a round brush. I tend to do two or three sections in layers on each side of my hair.
So this is my hair after drying and then with a round brush. This is the point where I either go straight or curly. If I'm going straight, I just section my hair back up again and straighten each section with my ghds. But today I decided to go for curly.
Next stage is simply to curl my hair. You can see how I do that in my video here. It's dead simple with the Babyliss Pro Perfect Curl. I just section it as before and hairspray each section after curling.
Finally, I just straighten my fringe with my ghds...
And I'm done!
I hope that was useful! I'm not very good at complicated hair and I like to keep it simple. I'm a sock bun and go kinda girl most of the time, but this was actually really fun to do. Maybe next time I'll do a video!
You are oso good to manage your hair!ReplyDelete
I LOVE my straighteners so much (and use them to curl) but have never tried their care products... intrigued!ReplyDelete
To enjoy latest hair styles everyday make use of Hair straightener from Panasonic.ReplyDelete
I'm a total GHD fan... try very hard not to straighten my hair too much without using a lot of heat protection. http://fashionfollowsher.com/ReplyDelete
that was pretty doable! I'll go see how it goes with my karmin g3 salon pro blow dryer, thanksReplyDelete