Do you need a new hairstyle? If you have long hair, it is easy to get into a ponytail hole. Just put it up and go. But long hair offers a lot of hairstyle options if you are going to the prom, having senior pictures or bridal pictures made, going to a wedding, or just needing an updo for a formal party. Maybe we are busy right now, you need to prepare the dress, accessories and make-up that suits make you look absolutely perfect, therefore, as much as possible you have to make a quick updo hairstyles that you have enough time for anything else. You need to know some basics of hair care before beginning a long hair style though. Knowing the best way to shampoo, comb brush, and dry your hair and the tools to use can give you a head start in your hairstyle.
First, shampooing long hair is best done standing up, preferably in the shower. This helps reduce matting and tangling. You have to choose the shampoo that suits your hair needs. For example, the hair is chemically treated or damaged must be treated with a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. Only apply shampoo to the scalp and then rub in a circular motion to clean the scalp thoroughly. When you rinse, work the shampoo through the ends of your hair and this will also help with less tangles. Your goal is to clean your scalp, so it is not necessary to rub shampoo into the ends of hair. Use towel to remove some of your hair is dry. Never rub wet hair because this is a major cause of matting and tangling.
Second, combing and brushing long hair can be difficult if you are not using the right tools and techniques. To make combing wet hair easier, start with a leave-in conditioner. Using a large tooth bone comb, start from the end and work a little, about an inch at a time, getting the tangles out. If you are working with dry hair, a large paddle brush is best. Again always start at the bottom and slowly work up to the scalp. When blow drying long hair, use your fingers to comb your hair from scalp to ends while drying.
Third, you need a few hair tools on hand to create the perfect hairstyle. They include a large comb, square paddle brush, barrette, hair clips and elastic bands. Best elastic bands to use are covered with some type of material. You may not know there is a difference in bobby pins and hairpins, but using them correctly will help your hairstyle. Pinch touch in the center and is designed to hold the weight of your hair. Flops are made to hold hair in place that has been secured with bobby pins. You can make curls and then spread them and hold them in place with hairpins.
There are many great hairstyles you can choose once you have mastered the basics and have your hair clean and ready. Braids and updos are perfect hairstyles for prom, senior pictures, wedding pictures, weddings, and formal events. Many hairstyle professionals can set up your clean dry hair in an updo in about 15 minutes. Having long hair does not have to mean always wearing a ponytail. Talk with your hairstyle professional about some of the many hairdos that would work for you.