My most commonly asked questions are definitely about my hair, so I figured I would do a little update on all things hair for ya! If you’ve been around for a while, then you probably remember my long hair. I pretty much have had long hair my whole life, so you can imagine what a big deal it was for me to chop it all off! I still can’t believe I was brave enough to do it! BUT! I am so glad I did. There are so many advantages to a shorter “do,” one being how much freaking time I save on drying and styling it! I mean…I’m gaining hours of my life back y’all! LOL!
One thing that I wanted to be sure to include here is a quick guide on my hairstyle that includes things like the type of cut I have, the type of color I have, what to ask your stylist if you’re thinking of trying this style out, upkeep, maintenance, etc.! I always find it so helpful when people share this info!
My Hair Style Guide
My Cut: I have a long blunt bob that hits at my shoulders with long piecey layers.
My Color: I have a balayage with a combo of low lights and highlights. Also referred to as a rooty look with cooler ends!
UpKeep: I’m naturally a very dark brunette, so my blonde tends to get a little brassy around the 6-week mark. I use this shampoo and this conditioner to protect my color as long as possible, and then this purple shampoo to combat the brass until I see my stylist again! I don’t use the purple shampoo usually until about week six.
Maintenance: My hair grows fast, y’all! Thanks, Modere! 😉 So, I get my color touched up every 6-8 weeks! Mostly I try to stretch to 8 weeks if I can!
My Hair Type: Very thick with a slight wave! Thick hair will look and feel even thicker if you go short! Not a bad thing… I love it! The wave helps my curls last longer!
I do have a few new tools and products that make styling my short hair easier for me, so I thought I’d share them with you here!
Tools and Products I Use
to Style My Hair
- Revlon One-Step: Hair Dryer + Volumizer – Serious Game Changer! I haven’t used a regular hairdryer in over a year!
- 1.25″ Curling Iron: I use one similar to this but will be purchasing the T3 Single Pass Curling Iron soon!
- Living Proof Heat Styling Spray: Spray on damp hair to protect from heat styling
- Living Proof Flex Hair Spray: My holy grail hair spray! It’s so good!
- Living Proof Frizz Vanishing Oil: Helps combat frizz and adds shine to ends!