Beauty Cents Combination hair and subtle highlightsJuly 11, 2012 No Comments
Q: My hair is long and in the summertime it gets very oily at the roots and dry at the ends. How can I give the ends moisture without my roots becoming oilier?
A: Use a balancing shampoo on your scalp to help remove excess oil. I recommend Matrix balancing shampoo because it’s affordable and works very well. There’s no need to lather the mid length and ends of your hair. If you suds your scalp well, the shampoo will remove any excess dirt and oil from the rest of your hair when you rinse. Lathering the ends will only further strip them of moisture. Use a moisturizing conditioner on the mid length and ends of your hair only. Since the natural oils your scalp produces have a hard time working their way to the ends of long hair, brushing the hair when it’s clean can help better distribute those oils throughout the hair. If you’re still having trouble with too- dry ends, you may just need a trim to restore health to your hair.
Q: I don’t want to dramatically change my hair color, but I want something that will brighten my complexion and be a little lighter for summer. Any s u g g e s t i o n s ?
A: Try a few highlights. If you don’t think blonde will coordinate with your hair color, even a few caramel highlights on brunette hair will brighten your complexion and will also accentuate a great cut. Ask for just a few subtle highlight weaves throughout your hair and more concentrated around your face. I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised and if you like the results, you can always add more at your next appointment! Sarah is a stylist and colorist at Nevaeh Salon in Woodruff. She can be contacted at the salon at 476-5500 or by email at sarahjoanthony@ gmail.comFeatured