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Hair Snips #27: Dead Ends

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Everyone has heard the term “dead ends” but do you know what that really means?  Let me explain…

Everyone has heard the term "dead ends" but do you know what that really means? Let me explain...

What Are Dead Ends, Really?

Well, here’s the thing:  all hair is dead– or at least the hair you see.  The only part of hair that is alive, is the hair found in the hair follicle, below the epidermis of the scalp.  The actual hair shaft, which is the part you see, has no biochemical activity in it.  According to dermatologists, that means its dead.

The phrase “dead ends” typically refers to the ends of the hair shaft, where the hair is likely more damaged.  However, it would be much more accurate for that phrase to refer to all of the visible hair.  “Split ends” is a better way to explain the damaged ends of the hair.

Now you know…

My March 2017 ULTA Haul

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So ULTA plays these mind tricks on you to get you to spend more money.  First they send me an email saying that the new Urban Decay Full Spectrum palette is on sale for 35$.  Done.  Then they say “you can either spend 7$ on shipping or spend 15$ more to get free shipping”. Done.  Then they say “if you buy one more ULTA brand product, you’ll get a free gift bag”.  Done.  So basically, I got all of this goodness for just 65$ and I’m pretty excited about it.  Here’s what I think about some of the key products from my March 2017 ULTA haul….

Do you love shopping at ULTA as much as I do? Check out some of my favorite products from my March 2017 ULTA haul!

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Trend Watch: Blorange Hair

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Blorange hair is the newest hair color trend to take the world by surprise.  This color was once known as an unwanted tone, that people strived to get rid of.  However, in 2017, people have learned that if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em, and are embracing their inner orange.

Have you heard of the newest hair trend, "blorange hair" ? You'd be surprised to see how many people are rocking this once unwanted tone...

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25 Totally Relatable Memes About Beauty

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Do you love beauty?  Do you spend countless hours watching makeup tutorials on Youtube?  Can you not walk through Sephora or Ulta without dropping at least 100$ on fantastic products?  If you answered “yes” to these questions, odds are that you are a beauty addict.  Here are 25 totally relatable memes about beauty that any typical hair or makeup enthusiast can relate to….

When you can’t let go of your good brows…

Are you addicted to beauty products? Do you spend hours following tutorials online? If so, you'll love these relatable memes about beauty...

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How Do Perms Work?

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When you think of a perm, you probably think of some dry, frizzled 80’s hair.  However, in reality, perms are used a lot in today’s world to add texture to hair.  Trust me, they are a lot more common than you think.  But have you ever asked yourself, “how do perms work”?  I know I used to wonder about things like that before I went to beauty school.  In this quick article, I want to teach you a thing or two about perms and the science that powers them…

When you think of perms, you probably think of frizzy 80's hair. However, they are more common then you think... but how do perms work?

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