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Blow drying and the Tension Method

tension methodHere at Lengthy Hair, we are big on low manipulation. Manipulating your hair often with heat, hair tools, or chemicals will ultimately lead to breakage and damage. Breakage and damage will keep your mane short and unhealthy, which is completely counterproductive to our mission. But let’s be honest. Every now and then you may want to blow dry your hair and try a different look. Consider using the tension method to ease manipulation and keep your strands on your head. Continue reading Blow drying and the Tension Method

Hair Tip: Avoid Heat Damage

heat damageWho doesn’t like changing their look from time to time? Straight hair today and a loosely curled look tomorrow. We all love having options. Despite the latest trends, when choosing a new look, we must be leery of our heat usage. At all costs, we must avoid heat damage so our tresses stay healthy.
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Heat Styling and Your Hair

HeatHeat styling.

It consists of temporarily changing the texture of a person’s hair via a hair appliance (i.e. going from curly hair to straight hair and vice versa).

Some examples of hair appliances are: blow dryers, hair straighteners/ flat irons, hot rollers, pressing combs, and overhead dryers. Continue reading Heat Styling and Your Hair