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Hot Hair Looks: Tips from Bubbles!

15 Jan

I don’t know about you… but I’m in a hair rut. The most exciting thing I ever do is move my part from center to side and back again.

If I’m feeling tired, you’ll know — because my hair will be in a pony tail.

Hot summer day — a top knot.  And, if a few misbehaving strands hit my eyes, I trap them in a mini clip.

I hit Bubbles the other day to get some simple how-to hair tips. Here’s the before pic. I asked for an idea for a new look that would take just five minutes or less.

My daily style

My daily style

I think my jaw dropped when stylist, Nitza Parker, said she could give me curls in just five minutes.

She used these clips to separate my hair into sections.

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After sectioning my hair, Nitza wrapped a few strands at a time around a curling wand for a few seconds to create instant loose curls.

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Wrap hair around the wand for instant curls

Using a wand over a standard curling iron helps avoid those “prom” style tight curls.  Here’s the final look. If you want to soften the curls further you can comb it out. Depending on your hair type and texture, it will hold the curls differently.

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The final look

Nitza advises using a heat protectant product on your hair first before using a wand or curling iron.  A hair wand works well on a range of hair lengths — from a short bob to longer tresses.

Nitza agreed to show off another easy do.  This time, on her hair. She already has a head of gorgeous curls!

Meet Nitza

Meet Nitza

Here’s how to do a fast braided bun. First step is to do a single braid.

First do a single braid

First do a single braid

Then, twist the braid into a bun and fasten with bobby pins as you spiral the braid.

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When you get to the tail, twist it, then tuck it into the bun and fasten with a final pin.

Twist the tail and fasten with a bobby pin

Twist the tail and fasten with a bobby pin

Here’s the finished look.

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Do you have any tips for fast hair dos? Let me know…

Hair Do How-To Tips from Bubbles!

1 Jun

I love the look of up-dos in the summer!  They’re the perfect pairing for everything from a casual maxi to an instant accessory to your swimsuit or shorts and a tank.

I stopped by Bubbles Salon (Level 4) to get some tips on how to do two fast hair styles — a top knot and a flirty side braid.

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Both styles are easy, quick and look great!

Let’s start with a side braid.  It’s a softer look than a back braid and you can even see what you’re doing in the mirror!

Click on the image below to see stylist Ami Rexroth give us a play-by-play on getting this look. She is demonstrating on fellow stylist, Sarah Long.

Just like Ami suggested in the clip, you can take your hair down later in the day or the next one and have instant loose, beachy waves!

It’s now Ami’s turn to get an up-do as Sarah demos an on-trend high bun.

Here’s a closer look at both styles. Special thank to Sarah and Ami for the hair do how-to lessons!

Sarah and Ami

If you have shorter hair, try twisting a few strands from the front to the side, and secure with a clip for a different look!

What is your go-to summer hair style?

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