From the daily archives: "Thursday, July 2, 2015"

Woman holding damaged hair and unhappy looking. Closeup isolated portrait

The term breakage gets thrown around a lot, but do you really know what it means? Of course you know breakage means damage, but there are lots of different types of damage and your breakage can tell you the kind of damage you’ve done, if you know what to look for. Click the notes for more. –– Kelly Rowe

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I know it’s a difficult addiction to break, but put down the blow dryer. In this heat, there is no need to be putting your hair through any additional stress. I know you’re thinking, “but what about my volume; my hair will be forever limp,” but don’t’ worry, there are great tips on keeping your hair luxuriously big without the mad heat styling. Click through to style notes to get the details, no expert skills required. –– Michelle Rotbart

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dimensional blonde

Unless you’re talking about bright platinum, blondes are rarely a single shade. Natural light hair brightens easily when exposed to sunlight. Blondes are used to their shade morphing with the season and tend to prefer salon services that mimic these subtle shifts. Variations in lighter hues are easier to see than in dark colors so a little goes a long way. Learn more about what works, and what doesn’t, in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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