How Soon Can You Dye Your Hair Again to Fix It?

The standard period of time before you redye your hair is typically 4 to 6 weeks or even up to 8 weeks if you don’t mind the roots. That is, if everything has gone well and you like how your hair looks after you’ve dyed it. What if it needs fixing, however? How long should you wait to redye your hair if the color’s not right? Sorry to say this but – it depends. And it depends on mostly two things: How healthy is your hair What type of dye you used So, let’s go over these two separately. How…

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Should I Wash My Hair Before Getting a Haircut?

The question of should you wash hair before haircut has been asked and answered by many people but doesn’t ever seem to reach a consensus. Depending on who you ask, depending on your hair, and depending on the haircut you’re going to get, you’ll get different answers. And while this may sound like a copout, that’s exactly our answer – it depends. And the main factors on which it depends are: Exactly how dirty/unwashed your hair is. Whether you’re getting a dry or wet haircut. What are the preferences of your barber/hairstylist? So, let’s go over these points one by…

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How to Curl Long Thick Hair?

Luscious curly hair is always in fashion but it’s a difficult ideal for many to achieve. Curling long thick hair, in particular, can often feel like an impossibility. For one, curling long hair is very time-consuming. And to make matters worse, the thickness of the hair makes it extra heavy which tends to straighten any curls very quickly. Still, there has to be a way for how to curl long layered hair easily enough. So, what is the fastest way to curl long thick hair and how can you make it last as long as possible? How to curl long…

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How to Get Paint Out of Your Hair?

Whether you’re playing with your kids or remodeling your home, paint is often involved. However, accidents happen as well and this leads to the question – How do you get paint out of your hair? Especially if you have long and/or thick hair, getting paint on it can feel like a nightmare. And if you’ve got to hurry to go somewhere, time can be of the essence as well. So, what should you do? The first solution most people think of is to use turpentine or mineral spirits, i.e. paint thinners. These can indeed work but are generally not recommended….

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Is There a Connection Between Creatine and Hair Loss?

Hair loss is quite an annoyance that many people have to deal with. And while it shouldn’t be feared like some nightmarish end of the world, it’s understandable if people look for ways to avoid or delay it. Nowadays we know a lot about the science behind hair loss even though there’s still more to be discovered. And one of the curious findings of recent research is the connection between creatine, DHT (dihydrotestosterone), testosterone, and hair loss. So, does creatine make you lose hair? The short answer is – not as far as we know but there are a few…

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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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