Those dryer extensions really are useful! Nozzles direct and concentrate the heat where you need it most; for example, if you have straight hair, a narrow nozzle works perfectly. Diffusers are worthwhile, too -- they can add a lift to flat hair.
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Bad breath can be caused by a lot of things ... including, unfortunately for those of you who rely on it, coffee! If you find you have "coffee breath," switching to decaf won't help. Just try to cut back, or make sure to...Read More
Don't wash your hair immediately before applying color. Your hair needs that natural oil to protect your scalp from the dye, and it also helps the hair shaft absorb the color more easily.
So you washed your hair this morning, but it's already feeling oily again? Get out those oil-blotting strips you use on your face and give your scalp a quick once-over.
If you have oily hair, use a shampoo that contains zinc. It's okay to condition if you feel you need it -- just don't use it on your roots and scalp.
Don't have time to get rid of that bad dye job? In the meantime, draw attention away from the color with a wide headband that covers your roots -- getting your hair away from your face lessens the effect of bad color.
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