Primp Powder Pout - a Make-Up Artist's Life: My Haircare Routine!


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Wednesday, 25 September 2013

My Haircare Routine!

I have to confess...I have the most annoying hair ever. I mean, I do realise it could be a lot worse, but it's still not very easy to manage considering I don't have overly curly hair, overly fine, overly thick...however the combination that I do have actually causes it's own issues. 

My hair is fine, but I have a lot of it. But it isn't that lovely, glossy fine hair, it's porous fine hair that is like velcro and attaches it to itself and causes a rat's nest at the nape of my neck, daily. I literally have to brush my hair out several times a day because if I don't it will become a lock of dreads underneath!

So here is how I TRY to combat it! (as requested by my subscribers!)

Everything I use is listed in the video and some of the products from NSPA I reviewed HERE.

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  1. Wow! Our hair is almost exactly alike, but I do color my hair and highlight it. It is not dry or porous because I take care of it, but I am tired of it getting frizzy. I have layers and my hair puffs out a little so I have been using argan oil and some other oils, but I do not get the results I want. I also tried creams. Anyhow Ashley, my hair used to be completely straight but after a few children now I have wavy almost curly hair. I got my wish, boo hooooo....becareful what you wish for you might get it!

    So, the point is that I do not like how I look now that I have grown a tad older (over 40 This all means I am washing, conditioning, and putting oil in my hair like you do but to get it bone straight. It just looks better on me and my hair is long. I trim my ends every 4-6 weeks.

    But how do I get that frizz out from blowdrying? Am I doing it all wrong maybe? I use a straight iron too.

    Well thanks for all the hair tutorials and I will be doing it up in the chignon you showed because I'm tired of fussing daily with my hair. Another thing, I have cut my own hair for 20 years after it was butchered. So the cut is like yours, but my hair is thicker with more layering....maybe why the frizz or is it because it went wavy/curly on me?

    Thanks! :)

    1. When I blow dry my hair, I use a curling brush dryer, like the Babyliss New Big Hair dryer and Remington do one as well. I like this because they give volume, smooth out the kinks but make it bouncy and soft at the same time.

      What colour is your hair naturally. Are the strands of hair thick strands or are they thin? Bcause you can have fine hair, but a lot of it so that it actually appears really thick. Or you can have actual thick hair that the strands are like wire.

      My hair is thin but I have LOADS of it. Where as my mother has the same exact hair but not much of it. (I lucked out!)


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