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About six months ago, I started thinking about dating again. After having a spouse pass away a few years ago, I knew that it was time for me to get back out there, date, and have a great time. However, it was a really difficult transition for me, and I knew that it would be hard to get back into the dating pool. To make the process easier, I turned to a spa and salon in my area to see what they could do for me. They did my hair, gave my skin a nice buffing, and made my nails look picture perfect. Check out this blog for more information on becoming more beautiful.


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4 Ways To Extend The Life Of Your Next Blowout

Fred Lambert

Having your hair professionally blow dried and styled can be a wonderful treat for yourself--especially when you want to look your best for a date or special event. Still, when you spend your hard-earned money on hair blow drying services, of course you want your look to last as long as possible! Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to extend the life of your next blowout so you can look and feel your most confident for more than just one evening.

Put Your Hair Up While You Sleep

Sleeping on your hair after a blowout is a surefire way to flatten it and wake up with limp, lifeless hair--no matter how beautifully it may have been styled. You can avoid flattening your hair overnight by simply putting your hair up into a loose bun on the top of your head while you sleep. The key here is to not pull your hair up too tight, as this will cause unsightly lines and indents to form.

Sleep on a Silk or Satin Pillow

In addition to putting your hair up while you sleep, you might also be able to extend the life of your blowout by sleeping on a silk or satin pillow as opposed to a cotton or polyester material. Silk is ideal because it is soft and smooth on the hair--and it will be less likely to cause tangling or unwanted frizz.

Take Advantage of Dry Shampoo

When it comes to extending the life of your hairstyle in between washes, dry shampoo is your best friend. The day after your blowout, spray a bit of dry shampoo in areas where your hair could use a little extra volume and body. In most cases, this will be right around the roots. Allow the dry shampoo to "sit" and work its magic for a couple of minutes before brushing it out; the act of brushing it out will remove excess oils and revitalize your hair for another day of flawless styling.

Avoid Touching Your Hair

Introducing oils to your hair after a blowout will only cause it to become dull and flat sooner, as your hands and fingers are often coated with natural oils. As tempting as it may be, try to avoid touching your hair so as to avoid adding unwanted oil that could weigh it down.

By following these simple tips, you can extend the life of your blowout for several days! Visit a stylist at a place like Detour Salon & Detour The Store to learn more.