How Sun Lightens Hair: Hair Photobleaching Explained

Bleaching your hair is a hell of a process to go through, especially for some people. It takes money, time, effort, and quite a bit of know-how. And even then, there’s still a risk of damaging your hair. What if there was a natural way to lighten your hair’s color? Do you know how the sun lightens hair? Can something like that be utilized reliably? Indeed it can. It’s called hair photobleaching. How does hair photobleaching work? The whole process is predicated on two simple facts: Our hair gets its color from a pigment called melanin Direct sunlight breaks down…

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Can You Bleach Hair Extensions and How to Do It?

There’s one question we often get from owners of hair extensions – “Can you bleach human hair extensions?” It’s an understandable question – when you’ve owned a set of extensions for a while you might want to change things up a bit. And while it’s easy to darken them with dye, lightening them is a whole other matter. So, can you bleach hair extensions? Sure, as long as they’re not synthetic. Should you do it even with human hair extensions, however? Eh… Bleaching hair extensions is a lot like bleaching normal hair – the process is the same but since…

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Can You Dye Hair Extensions and How to Do It?

When it comes to dying hair extensions, there are lots of different opinions as there are many variables that need to be considered. So, while the quick and easy answer is “Yes, you can dye hair extensions”, depending on what the hair extension is and how you want to dye it, the process may range from easy, through difficult, all the way to impossible. Still, don’t let that discourage you – both human hair and synthetic hair extensions and wigs can be dyed in certain ways! It’s just that sometimes it may be smarter and easier not to and to…

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How to Thin Out Hair Without Thinning Shears?

With many people still unable to or hesitant about visiting hair salons because of a particular respiratory virus that may be floating in the air, getting your hair done at home is becoming more and more popular. This presents its own set of issues, however, namely a lack of know-how and of specialized equipment. Here we’re always trying to provide you with as much know-how as possible but if you don’t have some hairstyling tools at home you’ll also need to learn how to work without them. A common question in that regard is how to thin out hair without…

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What You Need to Know About Winter Hair Shedding?

Whether you’re a teenager, an adult, or a senior, a man or a woman, hair loss can be very frustrating. And with the autumn season upon us and winter coming right after, we’re all about to experience some increased hair loss. Why does hair shed more in the winter, however, is it normal? As annoying as hair loss in winter and fall months is, yes – it’s normal. Why do you lose more hair in the winter? So, what is winter hair shedding, and why are we saddled with it? There are several hypothesized reasons for this phenomenon: The peaks…

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How to Do a Weave Ponytail With Short Hair?

Ponytails are and always have been a visually captivating hairstyle. They weren’t always popular for formal events but even that’s changed in recent years with various celebrities parading the red carpet with long, luscious, yet easy-to-prepare ponytails. But what do you do if you have short hair? The obvious answer is – grow it out. That can take years, however, which is where weave ponytails come in. What is a weave ponytail and why use it? Weave ponytails are exactly what they sound like – weaves from either human or synthetic hair that can be worn as ponytails. They are…

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How to Put in and Blend Hair Extensions in Short Hair

Hair extensions are a great way to switch from an easy to maintain long bob hair to an extra-long and voluminous hair for those special or formal occasions. Whether you’re using synthetic or real human hair extensions, as long as they are of good quality and match your hair’s color and style, you can blend them easily and perfectly with your hair. Still, there’s just one problem – the shorter your hair is, the harder it gets to blend the extensions seamlessly. So, here we’ll quickly cover how to hide extensions in very short hair. Do keep in mind that…

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How to Make Curly Hair Grow Faster and Thicker?

Curly hair is gorgeous but complicated to maintain. If you want to get the most out of your curls and make sure they’re as thick as possible, you’ll have to do quite a bit for them. So, whether you’re wondering how to make your curly hair grow faster and healthier, below we’ll list several tips to consider. How fast does curly hair grow? Curly hair grows as fast as any other type of hair – at about half an inch per month or six inches per year. However, because it’s curly, it can feel like it’s growing much slower. The…

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How to Keep Your Hair Curly Overnight?

Curly hair is amazing but it also takes a lot of effort to maintain. At least if you don’t know what you’re doing it. Well, ok, it’s a bother even if you do but there are still many tips and tricks that can make preserving your curls much easier. Knowing how to keep hair curly overnight is a prime example of that. Below we’ve listed 5 simple but effective tips for keeping curls overnight. Each will work better for different types of curls and each feels better or worse to different people. So, if one doesn’t work for you, don’t…

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How Fast Different Types of Hair Grow?

One of the most common questions hairstylists get is how fast hair grows. That’s an understandable question whether you’re thinking of letting your hair grow longer, thinking of cutting it, or whether you’ve had some of your hair damaged or pulled out. The answer is both simple and complicated. Most of the time, all types of hair grow at a rate of half an inch per month or six inches per year, according to scientific sources like The American Academy of Dermatology. However, depending on how you take care of your hair and whether or not there are some complicating…

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