6 Cheap Tricks to Great Hair

Pam Johnson , 28 May 2013
Great Hair (photo courtesy | Elle Magazine)
Great Hair (photo courtesy | Elle Magazine)

Who doesn’t want great hair? Most people would admit that they have at least a little bit of vanity about them, and they want to make sure their locks always look perfect. Instead of spending tons of money to make  your strands look great, consider these six cheap tricks you can use instead.

Power of Flora:
Taylor Swift (photo courtesy |hollywoodlife.wordpress.com)
Taylor Swift (photo courtesy |hollywoodlife.wordpress.com)

No need exists to go out to the local store and buy clips that cost so much money. If you are having a simple sort of day, grab a flower from the garden and stick it behind your ear. Perhaps you have some old clips that are in need of revamping. You can glue the flowers onto the clips, and then you will have beautiful decorations for your hair.

Wind Drying:
Windswept hair (photo courtesy Vogue Australia)
Windswept hair (photo courtesy Vogue Australia)

Each morning, you might pick up that blowdryer after your shower. Not only does this make your hair dried out, but these types of appliances can be rather expensive! If it is warm enough, simply apply a little bit of product to your hair and drive to work with the windows down. You will certainly get quite a bit of volume, and you will look stylish as well.

Make Your Own
DIY Hair Mask (photo courtesy | ecouterre)
DIY Hair Mask (photo courtesy | ecouterre)

If you are really interested in saving as much money as possible, you should look into some recipes for creating your own hair products. Decide what it is that you want to make, and then look up a recipe for that particular product on the Internet. These methods can be much less expensive than buying items, and you may find that they are more environmentally-friendly as well.

Compare The Ingredients

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The next time you are at the store, pick up a bottle of both the most and least expensive product of the same type. For example, you might select two containers of mousse. Look at the ingredients that are listed on the back. A great possibility exists that they will be exactly the same. Now, you will likely see that you can get an excellent deal for a less expensive price.

Conditioning Your Hair:
Condition your hair (photo courtesy | everything-beautiful)
Condition your hair (photo courtesy | everything-beautiful)

You probably have, at some point, spent a lot of money on deep conditioning products. However, you can actually make your own at home. Look up a few different recipes, but you’ll usually find that mayo, eggs and even olive oil are involved. These products tend to be extremely expensive at the store, but you can make them at home.

Discount Haircuts:
Woman Haircut (photo courtesy | womansday.com)
Woman Haircut (photo courtesy | womansday.com)

Now, perhaps you are brave enough to try to learn how to cut your own hair, and quite a number of people do this successfully. If you do not want to give it a try, look for times when beauty schools are offering free cuts by the students. Remember, these students have been well-trained in their methods, so you can expect to get a qualify haircut.

Clearly, when you do not want to spend a lot of money on haircare, it is still possible to look great. You just need to incorporate these methods into your lifestyle.

Author Pam Johnson is a counselor who has a very busy schedule and wants to save time and money whenever possible. She uses these hair tips every day to keep those goals. She obtained one of many Online Counseling Degrees.

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