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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

The Importance of Using a Heat Protectant

heat protectantA sleek bob, tousled waves, and bouncy curls are all amazing hairstyles you can create with heat styling. However, have you taken the time to consider the damage heat can cause your hair?  If used improperly, flat irons, curling irons, wands, and blow dryers can all cause dullness, dryness, and breakage.

This does not mean you should stop heat styling your hair. Of course, some hairstyles cannot be achieved in any other way. The best solution to avoid damage, besides avoiding heat all together, is to use a heat protectant before styling your hair. Continue reading The Importance of Using a Heat Protectant