Easy Maintenance Tips for Long Hairstyles

Published By Brooke
Updated 11-28-2016

Long hairstyles can be easier to take care then a lot of women realize. Hairstyles for long hair can be as complicated as you want to make them. In this post, you are going to see just how easy it is to have long shiny and healthy locks.

Research & Invest In Quality Shampoo & Conditioner

A lot of people will tell you soap is soap, and it is all in how you use it. When it comes to your hair, you shouldn't use just any soap. If you have dry or problem hair, then you need a rich conditioning shampoos and a weekly deep conditioning treatment to maintain locks. If the price of your products seems too good to be true, then it probably is.

Gloss It Over

A glossing treatment is usually $30 or less, and you can get products to do it at home for a small fraction of that. Gloss seals the hair cuticle resulting in shiny celebrity style on a budget. If you are trying to grow your hair out it can prevent damage from the sun.

Layered Cuts Are Flattering To All Women

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There is a reason so many women choose layered cuts. The attention to where layers are placed can highlight your eyes, and for even more emphasis you can have some color added. Chunkier layers create an edgy look whereas softer layers have a more casual look.

Ombre Hair Color

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The ombre look is no doubt hot. Ombre is when hair is dyed, so it goes from light to dark or dark to light starting at the top of your head. Women love ombre hair color because you get such a lovely balance of color. You may want to play with hair extensions that offer an ombre look before committing to permanent color.

Don't Overwash Long Hair

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Women with long hair know the importance of not over washing. Actress Jennifer Aniston has long been know for her famous hair styles and fashion sense her rule of thumb is to wash her hair every three days! If you work in some occupations or use the gym a lot, you may need to wash hair more often but if you do make sure you are using shampoo that is designed for daily use.

Braids For Active Women

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A hairstyle that stays put and allows for a lot of movement is essential for women that are very active or into sports. Braids fit the bill of athletic style perfectly and can be done a variety of ways. Learning how to braid differently is something you can do pretty easily using tutorials online.

Experimenting With Long Hairstyles

Part of the fun in having long hair is being able to experiment with different ways of doing it. The styles above are just a drop in a whole sea of style that is waiting for you. Long hair can also be easily accessorized with head bands and fancy barrettes.

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