How to not do your hair

Good evening!

A little blog keeping before I get into my tutorial… 

Thank you guys so much for sharing your running stories on this mornings post.  Y’all are so inspiring I can’t stand it!  It made my day to read each and every one of them.  🙂

Also I finally figured out how to add a reply button to each comment so now we can actually have a conversation.  Wahoo!

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Because no one asked, I thought I’d do a little tutorial on how to not do your hair.  Believe it or not, rocking messy/beachy/homeless hair is totally in.  At least that’s what I tell myself.

I have a lot of cowlicks that are really difficult to work with, plus I really don’t like spending time & effort doing my hair.  Instead of fighting it, I learned to embrace it, and let me tell you it feels so good.

I start by washing my hair every night.  I would love to be able to get away with washing it every other day, but I have very oily skin so that doesn’t work.  Also I love going to bed with wet hair.  I’m kinda weird like that.

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On the occasion I skip washing my hair, which is usually right after I get it highlighted, hello free hair do(!) I use FreshStart dry shampoo by Tresemme.

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I brush it out and run a little Organix Macadamia Dry Oil through hair from the ears down.  I only use about the size of a quarter, it doesn’t take much.

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Then I put it in a bun and go to bed.  I usually watch a movie or hang out on Instagram in bed for a bit, and don’t like cold, wet hair on my back, so I take it down before I go to sleep.

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I put my hair up in a bun in the morning and it stays that way until after I run and shower.

After I do my make up and get dressed, I take my hair down and gently run my fingers through it to loosen it up a bit.

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Then I spray it with Herbal Essence Tousle Me Softly hairspray while scrunching it.

And rock homeless hair all day.  Coffee is not optional.

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Tips:

  • I’ve tried the expensive dry oil (Enjoy) and think they both work the same, plus I’m cheap.
  • You can find the dry oil at any drug store.  I picked up this bottle at Target for about $7 and it will last me about 5 or 6 months.  I’m sure there are other brands out there too.
  • The oil is key.  It calms down the frizz and leaves hair semi-shiny in a good way.
  • Don’t brush or comb hair when dry.

Do you rock homeless hair?

99.99999% of my life.

Expensive products or cheap?

Cheap, unless it’s Bed Head and S Factor.  I love their whole line.

What is a hair product or tool you swear by?

Dry hair oil.

What’s your shortcut when you don’t want to do your hair?

This or a high bun with a cute BIC Band.

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0 Comments on “How to not do your hair

  1. I love that dry oil!! I use the same stuff!! I switch between expensive hair products and cheap ones depending on my budget at the time I need a refill… I used to wash my hair everyday until on several occasions when I didn’t I kept getting A LOT of compliments on how nice my hair looked- I guess it just looks best when it’s dirty? So I run with it!

  2. Wow, I can’t believe you run AFTER you wash your hair and it looks that amazing. I will have to start trying that!

  3. I can spend HOURS doing my hair & no one tells me how good I look. I get out of the shower, put a tiny bit of product in, and let it get wavy? All of a sudden, I am a goddess!!

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