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Haircare 101: Choosing the Right Brush

How to Choose the Right Hair BrushAre you using the right brush on your hair? Most of us have no clue as to what kind of hairbrush we should be using to curl, straighten, add volume, or simply brush our hair with.

As I discussed in my quest for long hair, I’ve learned that most of us greatly underestimate physical damage to our hair, lots of which comes from brushing. As a general rule, if you want to avoid damaging your hair, the best thing to look for is no seams. That means no little ball tips with edges to shred your hair – nothing but smoothness on the bristle.

I guarantee you that anything with seams will rip up your strands if your hair is at all fine like mine. 

That being said, no one thing works for everybody, so here’s a simple guide on which brush to use for various hair types and styling needs:

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10 Items You Need In Your Beauty Emergency Kit

10 Items You Need in Your Beauty Emergency KitWe’ve all been there: you’re on a trip or at an important event, the inevitable happens and your makeup, hair, outfit or all of the above are ruined. What you need is a beauty emergency kit: an all inclusive contingency plan to combat every possible beauty crisis that may arise. When I’m going on an interview, a business trip, or performing the hellish duties of being a bridesmaid, I won’t be caught dead without one. Aside from the basic makeup you should already have with you, here are ten things your beauty emergency kit shouldn’t leave home without:

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