12 tips to get more beautiful hair in 2017

Being 2017 it is a new year, and a new opportunity for you to give your hair some life again.
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Being 2017 it is a new year, and a new opportunity for you to give your hair some life again.

If your hair was feeling dead or you’re sick of your hair style in 2016, then it might be time for a change.

There are so many different tips and guides out there for doing your hair, we have collected some of our favourites and put them all in this article just for you. Below are some easy day to day tips for styling your hair and keeping it healthy.

1. For thin hair:

  • Use salt spray before blow drying
  • blow-dry your hair upside down for volume
  • Dry shampoo does wonders for grease
  • Opt for short haircuts to gain volume

Avoid:

  • using too much product, it will weigh down your hair
  • cutting your hair in layers
  • using too much condition around your scalp
  • flat ironing the ends

2. For thick hair:

  • Long layers add movement to your hair and reduce volume around your scalp
  • Try ombre hair with light ends to reduce thickness

Avoid:

  • Washing your hair everyday
  • Running your hands though your hair too much, it will stick up
  • Using a bristle brush
  • blow-drying your hair

3. For fly-a-ways

  • Tame flyaway hair strands by spraying a toothbrush wiht hairspray and coming them down.

4. Spray your bobby pins

  • For a better hold, spray your bobby pins with dry shampoo or hairspray before using them.

5. Prevent damage

  • When your hair is wet only brush with a wide-tooth comb to prevent damage.

6. Oils to use

  1. Jojoba oil: moisturises, reduces dandruff, prevents hair loss and controls frizz
  2. Castor oil: improves scalp circulation, helps grow/regrow hair, prevents split ends and moisturises
  3. Coconut oil: deeply conditions, provides protein and eliminates dandruff (not good for thin hair0
  4. Avocado oil: smooths hair, helps protect from future damage and is high in protein
  5. Olive oil: great sealant and helps with dandruff, frizz, shine and sealing hair

7. Washing hair tips

  • Use an old t-shirt instead of a towel to dry your hair. Towels can induce frizz by causing fragile curls to snage and break.
  • Try applying hair products while your hair is still wet, they may work better or differently while your hair is damp.

8. Which sized straighteners should I use?

  • Mini flat iron is best for pixie cuts and bangs
  • 3cm width flat iron is best for short fine hair
  • 4cm width flat iron is best for shoulder-length, medium-thick hair
  • 5cm width flat iron best for thick very long hair

9. Matching your hair colour to your complexion

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via Beauty Bridge

10. Split ends

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Via Renee Price 

11. How to curl with a straightener

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Via flickr.com

12. Give volume to your ponytail

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via Artzy creations 

Is there a hair or beauty tip you use each day that you would like to share?

  1. K  

    I don’t sgree with some of this. Adding layers to my short hair makes my hair look thicker and pure bristle brushes have always supposedly been the best for your hair.

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