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The Pixie: An Iconic Boise Hair Salon Cut

While the history over who rocked the first pixie cut is debatable, this timeless style is for a woman who wants to get noticed! From Audrey Hepburn to Miley Cyrus, the pixie cut either has been or is currently being worn by women of all ages…

Short hair represents freedom, fearlessness, and new-school beauty. So it’s no surprise that the famous Peter Allen lyric “everything old is new again” seems more prevalent than ever. With our younger generations booming interest in nostalgia for the past, the pixie cut is once again making a big comeback, and women all across the Treasure Valley are embracing the ease and sophistication of short hair!

Scared but want the look? Below are some basic Boise hair salon tips for taking the “pixie” plunge:

Start with a bob and work your way shorter. Any Boise hair salon stylist will tell you that if your scared to go all the way, it’s smart to play it safe by going shorter in stages. Try starting with a bob, and work your way from there into something shorter because a bob is a lot easier to grow out if you end up not liking the shorter look.

Keep it versatile. What’s the best way to do that? Try keeping your hair longer on top as a way to commit to short hair without giving up the security of having longer hair. That way you’ll be able to experiment with different styling options. Your Boise hair salon stylist can provide you with the versatility of sweeping it to the side, part it in the middle, pull it back or create waves.

Factor in your hair texture. When you do take the pixie plunge you’re going to be shocked at how different your hair is. It might even reveal things about your hair you didn’t know you had, like a cowlick! If you have naturally unruly texture, talk to your Boise hair salon stylist about treatments options that can help provide you with more control if you plan on going short.

Consider your haircolor. When you cut off a substantial amount of your hair, it may alter your haircolor if you have highlights which are usually lighter at the mid lengths and ends. The main thing you want to avoid is having highlights at the bottom of a pixie cut where the hair is especially short because they are more likely to look streaking and clunky. Consult with your Boise hair salon stylist before making a drastic chop.

“Low-maintenance” cuts aren’t necessarily low-maintenance. Short hair sometimes requires more maintenance than longer hair because you’ll have to schedule a haircut with your Boise hair salon stylist more often. If you’re thinking about going shorter, you should plan on visiting your Boise hair salon every four to six weeks for maintenance cuts.

Adjust your makeup. It’s important to understand that short hair means wearing different makeup not more makeup. Your Boise hair salon stylist recommends picking one thing to switch up at a time. Try bolder lips or change how you put on your eye makeup.

As with any drastic hair change, wearing super short hair like a pixie cut takes a lot of guts. It also takes the right products to create your own unique look. So if you’re considering taking on a “pixie” inspired style, talk to your Boise hair salon stylist. They will help you decide if this style will look best on you and provide you with tips on the best ways to maintain it.

Boise Hair Salon Tips: Preventing Winter Static

Are you suffering from static overload? Dry women’s hair is prone to static during the cold winter months due to the lack of moisture in the air. It’s paramount to keep your hair healthy and moisturized throughout the winter to reduce this pesky problem….

Below are a few Boise hair salon tips to help prevent the floating halo effect:

Wooden Combs
Your Boise hair salon stylist recommends using a wooden comb or brush with natural hair bristles as a way to prevent hair static. Plastic ones add electricity to women’s hair while natural materials don’t add any positive charge. Keep in mind they might cost a bit more, but it’s a small price to pay to get ride of your electric hair problems!

Moisturizing Hair Repair Mask
Boost moisture and seal it in with a repairing hair mask. Your Boise hair salon stylist recommends Davines NOUNOU Hair Mask – a nourishing and repairing mask for damaged or very dry hair. Its formula is designed to deeply nourish treated hair, making it soft and silky without weighing it down.

OI Oil – Absolute Beautifying Potion
Your Boise hair salon stylist recommends using Davines OI Absolute Beautifying Potion to your hair-care routine! Benefits include extraordinary shine and softness, strong detangling and restructuring action with amazing anti-frizz effects. After towel drying your hair, apply 2-3 squeezes of OI/ Oil, distributing it evenly on the lengths and ends, then dry. It will give you a healthy boost of shine and prevent further static.

Dryer Sheets
While dryer sheets are meant to get the static out of your clothing, they can equally work their magic on your hair when you’re in a pinch. Simply run a sheet over your strands and voila! As an added benefit, your hair will smell great!

Lotion
Hand lotion also works great for static emergencies. Since many moisturizers are heavy, only apply a dime size amount or less and run your fingers through your hair. Repeat if necessary until static is at bay.

 

Quick & Easy Holiday Hairstyles

With the time-crunched, fast pace of the holiday season upon us and all the details occupying our brains, the last thing you want to worry about is your hair! Yet, once the  party invitations start rolling in, you may do just that. Whether you’re seeking a sexy or demure look, the stylists at Undone Salon recommend the following quick & easy holiday women’s hairstyles:

Fancy Bun

Your Boise hair salon stylists suggests pulling your hair up if you decide to wear a strapless dress or a beautiful necklace. This elegant women’s hairstyle is inspired by the classic ballerina bun, but the feel of it is much looser without the primness. Begin with hair that’s smooth and straight. Using a clear elastic, gather all your hair into a high ponytail (though if you have bangs, leave them free). Pull two small sections of hair out of the ponytail. Pull the two sections of hair forward and clip out of the way. Working with small sections of hair at a time, “roll” the hair, pinning it as you go to secure it. Moving clockwise around the base of the ponytail, roll and pin the hair until you’ve created a bun. Unclip the two small sections of hair that you had pulled out of the ponytail. Twist each of the two sections of hair, then pin along the front of the bun to finish it.

Glossy Waves

If you feel like taking a trip back in time, your Boise hair salon stylist suggests incorporating a little old Hollywood glamor into your holiday look! Start by keeping your hair well hydrated. A moisturizing conditioner and regular deep conditioning masks will help to keep flyaways and breakage to a minimum. After towel drying your hair, scrunch volumising mousse evenly throughout. Leave you hair to dry naturally then part your hair deep on one side with a tail comb. Use a 1 1/2″ curling iron to curl large sections of your hair, starting from a few inches up from the ends.Brush the curls through to give your hair a unified wave then set your style with a high shine finishing spray. Be generous, you want plenty of hold!

Messy Side Braid

The side braid is a cute, and super easy style of braiding your Boise hair salon stylist recommends that goes over the shoulder. It looks especially nice with side-swept bangs or as a romantic, somewhat messy look. Give yourself a deep side part, separating your hair in two. From there, separate each section in two again, leaving you with four sections of hair. Starting with the section on the far left, cross underneath the next section, then over the third section, then under the fourth section, as if you were basket weaving your hair. Continue this with each “new” far left section until your hair is completely braided all the way down. Secure the end of the braid with a clear elastic. Gently tug sections of the braid apart to loosen things up a bit, giving you the messy look. Don’t pull too hard — just enough to loosen the plait.

Do Big Curls

To get this 40’s – 60’s inspired look yourself, your Boise hair salon stylist recommends creating a deep side part. Use a 1” barrel curling iron to curl your hair to the side, wrapping towards your face. Repeat on the other side of your face. Once they’re set, unwind the spirals and separate with your fingers. Run a boar-bristle brush through for extra body. To maintain the bouncy style, finish with a blast of hairspray. Finally, tuck a bobby pin on the side opposite your part for instant glamour.

Ombre, Sombre, Balayage & Baby Highlights?

We all know how trends come and go, yet despite the variety of haircolor styles we see now days, many of us are stumped when it comes to understanding what look/technique it is that we want to achieve when visiting our favorite Boise hair salon. Ombré? Sombré? Balayage? Baby highlights? What’s the difference? Below is a basic list of haircolor style definitions for you to understand before making a date with your Boise hair salon stylist:

Foils vs. Balayage
Foils and Balayage are both highlighting techniques that create their own subtle look. Traditional foils for example are known for creating highlights that are uniform and defined. However, Balayage (taken from the French word meaning “to sweep”), is a freehand technique used by your Boise hair salon stylist where swatches of hair are sectioned and hand painted against a backboard with a lightening agent. After the painting is complete, each swatch of hair is then covered in cellophane. The result? Fatter, less symmetrical, random highlights that finish in a casual, beachy look.

Ombré vs. Sombré
Since the demand for dark roots and lighter ends started a few years back, Ombré helps to feature a stark dark-to-light fade. In contrast however, Sombré haircolor features lighter sections up higher while the lower lengths have ribbons of dark for a more gradual transition. The nice thing about both is that each look is perfectly low-maintenance that don’t harbor the need for constant Boise hair salon touch-ups since there is no clear demarcation line or regrowth.

Highlights vs. Baby Highlights
Now that we have a better understanding of foils and balayage, do you know that there are also different degrees of highlighting? As opposed to splashlights – that feature sharp flashes of blonde on dark tresses – baby highlights are much finer.

With baby highlights, your Boise hair salon stylist will separate your hair into tiny little sections before haircolor is applied to each group of strands and left for approximately one hour. While baby highlights are a bit more expensive, and time-consuming, you are however left with a more multidimensional, radiant, natural-looking haircolor. Basically, baby highlights help to recreate the look you had when you were just a precious wee-one. Keep in mind however, this technique really only works on blonde hair…

 

Summer 2015: Trending Women’s Hair Colors

Whether you’re wanting to have a lot of fun with your haircolor this summer or just spruce up the color you were born with, the Boise hair salon stylists at unDONE are up-to-date on all the latest summer trends and techniques best suited for you.

Surfer Gold

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While this haircolor isn’t anything necessarily new, it is definitely blowing up in a big way this year. With new technology and a knowledgeable Boise hair salon stylist, you can get surfer gold locks no matter what your natural haircolor is!

Pastel

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Wild pastel haircolor refers to any shade that isn’t what you’d call a natural haircolor. Because of this, a lot of people assume it’s a younger style or something you can’t have if you want people to take you serious. Since it’s becoming so popular, it’s really not just the very young who are trying out this fun trend. Pale green, washed-out aqua, blue, pink, and deep purple hair color can be seen all over these days.

Unicorn & Rainbow Hair

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A lot of people consider any fun haircolor to be unicorn hair but it can also be two or more bright colors. It can even entail many colors painted throughout. There’s so many more options today to go as bright and bold as you like.

Beauty note: With multiple bright colors, you’ll want to carefully choose products with the help of your Boise hair salon stylist to keep the colors fresh as some shampoos and conditioners will make the colors fade more quickly.

Truffle Brunette

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This chocolate truffle-inspired hue may be dark, but the ultra shiny, reflective locks really make the haircolor pop! Rich and elegant, neither too dark nor too light, it’s a dreamy chocolate hue to accentuate your brown eyes.

Rose Gold

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Rose Gold, is another great way to go for a more subtle shade of pink. This golden pink color is a highlight that can be used with almost any haircolor to give dull hair a luxurious sheen.   The transition from blonde to pink is almost imperceptible and leaves you with a refreshed summery feel.

Little Mermaid Red

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One of the hottest hair colors that are presented this summer is the “Little Mermaid” red haircolor as it makes you energetic and increases your power. You will find it in different shades whether they are light or dark to choose what suits your personality and your skin tone.

Tips to Keep Your Color-Treated Hair Healthy

Summer is one of the most popular times of the year to brighten up your look with sun-kissed highlights or to change the color of your hair altogether! Here at unDONE Salon, we have compiled a few helpful tips to maintain the health of your hair after your haircolor renaissance.

The Dirtier the Better
As weird as it sounds, the less you wash your hair, the longer your haircolor will last. And the longer you wait before shampooing the better chance your new haircolor has to settle in. Washing your hair in hot water will relax the follicle making it easier for the color molecules to escape much more easily. However, when you do wash, our Boise hair salon stylists recommend Davines Minu Shampoo. Ideal for colored hair, its formula is designed to gently cleanse while protecting the haircolor from fading while keeping it shiny for a longer period of time.

Snip, Snip
Naturally, you should trim your hair regularly to keep it looking healthy. As hair grows the ends can get frail and split ends develop (color or no color). Getting a regular trim at unDONE salon can help keep your hair looking healthy. The haircolor process modifies the hair shaft by taking and/or putting color into the strands it’s applied to. So, naturally it’s more important than usual to care for your strands and keep the ends neat. You don’t always need a full haircut; just a trim will do wonders!

Cool It
Another trick for longer lasting haircolor is to rinse your hair with cooler temperature water instead of hot water as this can help your haircolor to stay nice and bold. It also can close down the cuticle to smooth out the hair shaft, making it easier to style and curb the humidity this summer.

Love the Sunshine Sparingly
With warmer temperatures, sun worshiping is probably in your forecast. However, you may want to think twice if you want to stop your haircolor from going sun bleached. Protect your hair and skin by limiting direct sun exposure with sunscreen and/or a wide brimmed hat. Also, if you are more of the pool-type, make sure to protect your haircolor before dipping in chlorinated water by rinsing your hair with clean water pre-swim and adding some leave-in conditioner before taking that refreshing plunge. This will help to protect your amazing haircolor from the perils of salt & chlorine.

Boise Hair Salon Tips to Reducing Swim Damage

With the start of summer comes summer fun. After waiting all winter long, we’re eager to take part in relaxing picnics, BBQs, and poolside shenanigans. However, all that fun can actually wreak havoc on your hair, especially the pool. While swimming is an excellent exercise regime, it can, however, take its toll on your hair in a big way.

Hair Tips to Reduce Chlorine Damage

Arguably one of the most damaging elements of summer fun is the effect chlorine has on your hair. Especially for those with blonde or light hued tresses that tend to turn green after a dip in the pool – a definite sign of overexposure! Even for those whose hair doesn’t turn a sickening shade of green, chlorine can still damage your hair regardless. Chlorine eats away at the natural lubricant that protects women’s hair, called sebum. Over time, “swimmer hair” will have far more split ends and become coarser than those that don’t swim often. The stylists at unDONE salon recommend the following:

Boise Hair Salon Tip #1 – Pre-Swim Rinse

Taking a quick shower before entering the pool helps hydrate your hair while preventing it from soaking up the chemicals in the pool. Slathering a conditioner post-shower on top of wet hair also helps to create a temporary barrier by coating your strands, which also help to prevent it from absorbing pool chlorine or saltwater. To keep your hair in place while swimming, try placing it in a bun, twists or braid. Doing so helps to maintain the level of conditioner from rinsing out to quickly as well.

Boise Hair Salon Tip #2 – Post-Swim Rinse

Once you leave the pool, the next important step of your beauty regime continues! Make sure to shower thoroughly for several minutes to allow fresh water to wash away as much chlorine or salt as possible. Lingering chlorine can cause irritation later on in the day and the smell will hang around until you shower again. So, having a good soak straight after your swim is a simple, and easy way to eliminate chemicals in your hair and on your skin as well…

Boise Hair Salon TIp #3 – Eliminating Built up Chemicals in Your Hair

A good way to eliminate built up chemicals in your hair is to wash it from root to tip with a clarifying shampoo. unDONE salon recommends using Davines’ Solu Refreshing Solution Shampoo which packs barley extract to protect strands as it deep cleans. A clarifying shampoo treatment will help remove the buildup of chlorine and other chemicals from your hair, leaving it clean while reducing your risk for damage.
In conclusion, there’s no need to forgo the summer fun the pool offers because you’re worried about messing up your hair. You can easily join in the fun by taking a few protective measures regardless if your hair is relaxed, dyed or nature. Simply follow the above Boise hair salon swimming tips and ask your unDONE salon stylist about what you should do to keep your hair in tip-top shape!

The Liberation of Short Hair

We all know that hair plays an integral role in the way we represent ourselves. It’s related to personal and cultural identity as well as public aspirations, aesthetics and passages. For many women (and men) there is often no material possession in our lives richer with greater substance than our hair. Whether your hair is long, razor-cut or dyed, our hair speaks to the world about who we are without us having to utter a single word. In fact, our hair is an extremely powerful statement when it comes to our personal identities.

Think about it, when we visit our unDONE salon stylist to snip away at our split, broken ends, all that energy falls to the Boise hair salon floor. It’s an act of shedding our old skin and leaving our heavy baggage at the door while pushing a reset button on our lives. When a woman cuts her hair, she’s actually cutting off SO MUCH MORE:

Short women’s hair cuts the societal standard & notion of beauty

In the eyes of society, the notion of beauty is all mixed up. Everyday we are bombarded with images of Victoria’s Secret models with long flowing tresses while we have been brainwashed into thinking these images of women’s hair (among other things) are the sole definition of beauty. In contrast however, sexiness can be defined just as much by the display of short hair as well. Short hair exposes one of the most seductive part of a woman’s body: her neck. And once we get a glimpse of her neck, well, our eyes tend to work their way down to her clavicle. Short hair exposes and highlights the physique of a woman just as much as long hair does.

Cutting out toxic relationships

For many women in the throes of a breakup, some of us not only embark on a change of heart but a change of hairstyle as well. Hair is energy and often for those who decide to cut it are cutting out the stagnation of an old relationship. Nothing will kick-start the beat of a broken heart like a new hairstyle. In fact, during this time in a woman’s life, she is free to explore HER individuality without the shackles of an outside opinion or ex’s preference. Whether it’s a new hair cut, haircolor, or permanent you’re dreaming of, go for it! Nothing is stopping you but you!

Cutting off expectations

There is no greater feeling than affirming to the universe that your are going to finally do whatever the heck you want to do. By fearlessly cutting your women’s hair into the edgy style you’ve always wanted, your ridding yourself of the rigid expectations bestowed upon you by society, your partner, friends or family. Whether you decide to cut, extend or dye your hair, your unleashing a whole new side of your personality while opening yourself up to an entire world you didnt even know existed…

Cutting the safety net: anticipating the next big adventure

Women’s hair is often deeply nestled into the crux of our comfort zones. When we cut or alter our hair we are free ourselves from a falsified sense of protection. Not only do we widen our vision but we break free from the veil of the fears and limitations that hold us back, allowing ourselves to step out of the barbed-wire cage of familiarity in anticipation of broad spectrum of future adventures.

Cutting off damage and time consuming maintenance

Without realizing it, we abuse the hair on our heads. In the name of beauty, the hot irons and teasing combs we tend to use wreak havoc on the overall health of our women’s hair. Often the very thought of the time and energy we spend washing, conditioning and styling it is overly consuming. The shorter the hair, the shorter the time spent caring for it, and the hours of being handcuffed to hair maintenance routine is drastically cut in half. What would you do with all that saved time?

Cutting off “beauty” to tap into style

The beauty industry would like us to believe that long, virgin hair is concurrent with “beauty. However, in today’s age of liberation, FASHION says otherwise. Truly “beautiful” girls are the ones who own their authentic, personal styles. Whatever their preference, they share a creative vision that is expressed through their own definition of beauty. Whatever your style, it’s important to abandon convention, and opt for originality. After all, “beauty” fades; style is everlasting.

Spring & Summer Haircare Tips from Your Boise Hair Salon!

It’s finally starting to brighten and warm up here in the Treasure Valley providing that summer is well on its way! That means it’s time for unDONE salon to give you some important hair care tips for the highly anticipated hot days ahead. When it comes to fun in the sun, everyone knows how to care for their skin (i.e., sunscreen, etc.) but not everyone pays attention to their hair. If you want beautiful hair all summer long, make sure to remember the following hair care tips:

Tip 1- Condition More!

It’s always important to condition your hair, especially when it comes to protecting and maintaining your favorite haircolor. Using a good moisturizing conditioner, like Davines MOMO conditioner can especially help dry tresses during the dog days of summer. Once a week, or at the very minimum, it’s also a good idea to visit your Boise hair salon for a deep conditioning treatment as well…

Tip 2: Shampoo Less!

Shampoo can be very drying to your hair so its important to skip a wash every couple of days to prevent your hair from losing its natural moisture (or switch to a more gentle cleansing method that won’t dry out your sun exposed strands). By providing your hair with a summer shampoo break, your tresses will be able to better absorb natural oils.

Tip 3- Protect Your Hair from the Sun

Hanging out in the sun without proper protection is not only bad for your skin but your hair and scalp as well. It’s important to use leave-in women’s hair products with SPF protection (or at the very least, wear a flattering beach hat when you know you will be out in the sun for extended periods of time). If by chance you don’t have a specific leave-in or sun care product for your hair, it’s okay to slather regular SPF products on your tresses. Make sure to concentrate the product onto your scalp as well. While it may not be a perfect solution, it will help when it comes to saving your tresses from major sun damage. Talk with your Boise hair salon stylist about what SPF products would work best for your hair.

Tip 4-  Watch Out for Chlorine

Have you ever experienced straw like hair when it’s wet? Has your hair ever developed a weird almost glassy look (not the kind of shine that looks healthy) when your hair is dry? That’s chlorine build up. While many people think that hair turns green from chlorine, that’s not always the case. Try using a gentle but deep clarifying shampoo at least once or twice a week to help prevent chlorine build up from the pool.

Tip 5- Trim regularly

Make sure to get your hair trimmed every 4-6 weeks in the summer with the help of your Boise hair salon stylist to help prevent breakage, and split ends. If you are in the process of growing out your hair, it is also equally important to keep up with regular trims as a preventative, hair splitting measure.

If you have any questions, feel free to come by the unDONE salon or contact us at (208) 287-2010 to schedule a consultation. Our Boise hair salon stylists will help recommend a plan of action including what products to use and when. At unDONE, it’s our goal to keep your hair as beautiful as the gorgeous summer days ahead!

Boise Hair Salon Tips for Dry Hair

With advances in women’s hair care technology, it has become easier to win the battle over dry hair. Brittle, dry hair can be the #1 concern when it comes to women’s hair but there are ways to fight it! During a Boise hair salon consultation, there are several points your unDONE salon stylist will discuss with you, including what products you should use to cleanse, treat and protect your hair. For anyone who suffers from brittle, dry women’s hair, learning the proper tips and right products can be the key to overcoming the lack of moisture issue.

Below are some nourishing tips to help get your hair back to a healthy, manageable state:

Shampooing:

When choosing a shampoo, make sure its hydrating and nourishing, adding moisture to your tresses. How often you shampoo is also key. Over shampooing women’s hair can lead to dryness from the scalp to the ends. How often you should wait in between cleansing also depends on the texture of your women’s hair, and the level of dryness you are experiencing. While some individuals shampoo every other day, others may go a week before washing.

If you’re new to the concept of not shampooing everyday and are worried about a greasy or messy look, it all depends on how you style it while giving your hair a break. Try top knots, braids, chignons, etc. Have fun with it! If you happen to have fringe bangs – feel free to lightly shampoo them while giving the rest of your hair a break. However, when you do shampoo, keep in mind that your scalp is where you should be cleansing them most. Since your ends need more moisture, they don’t need to be included in the vigorous process of washing.

Conditioning:

ALWAYS follow up a shampoo with a moisturizing conditioner or even deep conditioning treatment. Use a wide tooth comb to help work the conditioner into your tresses while evenly penetrating your women’s hair so every strand is getting the right moisture coverage. Leave the conditioner in for a few extra minutes to help detangle your tresses.

**The temperature of water also plays a key role. Water that is too hot can hurt not only your hair but skin as well. A cooler rinse is more beneficial because it helps to seal the cuticles of your hair, while boosting overall  shine.

Protectants:

Protect your hair by using an oil or hydrating leave-in conditioner. Control the oily scalp look by applying it to the mid lenght of your hair to the ends while providing your hair with the moisture it needs.

Blow Drying:

The heat from blow drying your hair can also suck the moisture out of your tresses. Medium heat followed up with a cool shot to help calm the cuticle is always a good idea.

Your Diet:

Certain foods also affect the health of your hair. Fruits, dark green vegetables, vitamin C and A, omega-3 fatty acids, beta-carotene, beans, cysteine in eggs and yogurt, whole grains and even some dairy products can all lead to curing dryness and a healthier head of hair.

 

 

 

Undone Salon Hairstyling Tips: Blow Drying Women’s Hair!

You don’t need a Boise hair salon appointment to get beautiful, bouncy hair between visits. While we all feel confident after visiting our Undone salon stylist, it can be another story after we wash our hair at home, and we can’t quite recreate our favorite Boise hair salon effect.

Next time you blow dry your hair at home, follow the tips below for a professional blow out at home:

Towel-dry First. After washing your hair, squeeze the remaining water from your hair before wrapping it with a towel. Soaked hair is hard to blow-dry and takes twice as long. Excess water can also dilute your favorite styling Rusk products, making them less effective when it comes to the look you want.

Apply Leave-in Conditioner. A leave-in conditioner is great for preventing frizz, breakage and flyaways caused by blow drying. For those with thick, curly women’s hair a heavier cream is recommended while those with fine, thin hair a light spray is recommended that won’t weigh down your locks. Apply mid-length to the strands, then use a wide-tooth comb to thoroughly distribute the conditioner while smoothing tangles.

Boost Your Roots. Always dry your roots first (unless you have bangs). You want to get the roots up off your head as fast as you can before they dry. Rusk products like the Rusk blofoam texture and root lifter is a great root-lifting spray. Keep in mind though that your Boise hair salon stylist applies it everywhere in order to add volume, body, support, and curl separation. The best at home technique is to spritz in layers, and massage it into the roots.

Flip Your Hair Upside Down. If you’re running short on time and can’t dry separate sections, flip your hair over and dry it upside down. Use your fingers to gently pull the roots away from your scalp and continue until all your roots are dry. Finish with a cool shot of air.

Grab a Round Brush. With a round boar-bristle brush, brush through the bottom layers of your hair while it is flipped over, from the nape of your neck to the ends as you blow-dry. This helps lift the roots away from the scalp while creating the same fullness and body as you would get from your Boise hair salon stylist by clipping it up and blow-drying individual sections. The bristles of the brush also polish and smooth the outer layer of your hair while fighting frizz.

Smooth and Finish Hair. Lock in your blow dry style by blasting your hair with cool air from the blow dryer. Cool air helps to seal the cuticles and set your style. while adding shine and manageability. Finish the blowout with an appropriate hair serum to boost overall shine while weighing down frizzy strands.