I dont know what products are available to you but I love Paul Mitchells Extra Body category. It comes with a thickening gel, voloumizing foam, a root lift spray and a great hairspray. I also like Scruples volumizing mousse and direct volume spray.
Well I was taught to
push back cuticles, if excess cuticle is present apply cuticle remover
wash hands only if cuticle romover was used
buff out shine
lighly etch surface
apply tip & blend
wipe nail with NAS99(OPI) or alcohol
prime natural nail
Well I use OPI, used a little Creative in school, and I have lifting within a few days about 75% of the time, even on myself. I dont offer nail services anymore because of it. But to be honest, I dont understand what Im doing wrong. I feel Im very thorough with prep...I just dont understand.
Well I havent commited to one line of pedicure stuff, I have mixed and matched various items from OPI, Creative, even some off brand. These are my basic pedi steps:
Pre-file heals(w/dry file)
Remove polish, shape nails
push back cuticles
Anyone care to share there step by step pedicure instructions. I work out of a room in my home and only do about 2-3 pedicures a week and would like to change things up a little. Always curious as to what others do during their pedicures. Most of my clients have EXTREMELY dry heels and most of...
With my color line, Paul Mitchell, I use a 5 or 10 vol dev.(1.5 or 3%) + permanent color in equal parts on damp hair for up to 20 min. checking color at 10 minutes. Im sorry Im from the states and am not sure but i think our developers compare like this:
3% = 10 vol.
6% = 20 vol.
9% = 30...
Sometimes when I feel the blahs with my hair Ill change the color(all over, hi-lites, lo-lites) or just part my hair to the other side. Im sorry i dont know who Cheryl Cole is but I think you would look good with a heavy side swept bang. My hair is cut similar to yours, an angled bob, a little...
I agree with minky. You should probably choose one or the other. Chemical straightening is completly altering the bonds in your hair(as a perm would do on straight hair) Anytime you chemically alter you have some degree of damage. Do you ever like to wear your hair curly? If you do that wouldnt...
I would suggest using a good leave in conditioner spray. They are light and great for anyone to use especially anyone with chemical services(color, bleach, perm, ect. ) on there hair.
Chem. Serv. = Loss of moisture
PS. if you are doing your colour yourself , you are being very...