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Effortless Hairstyles with Accessories

by Remington Ready June 24, 2016

 

 

Hi! Sonja here and I'm back again with another collaboration with Remington, but this time I'm featuring a handful of their super cute hair accessories for the summer. I actually braided my hair the night before hence the wavy look, but you can style it however you like. Here are just some tips on how to do super easy hairstyles with these dainty accessories that are perfect for festivals, barbecues, or any outdoor events that you plan on having in the summertime!

 

 

Remington 5 ct Clips/Barrettes, Remington Flower Headwrap (Available at Target), Decorative Headwrap, Metal Arrow Headband

 

 

Hair Extensions Looped Bristle Brush, Teasing Brush

Here are the tools and accessories that Remington sent me to test out, all of which I'll be using for this post except for the Hair Extensions Looped Bristle Brush since I won't be wearing my hair extensions today.

 

 

Starting off with the easiest look, I teased the crown of my hair for a little bit of volume using the Remington Teasing Brush. I then took about a 1" section from both sides of my hair, twisted them loosely, and secured them with the triangle clip. If you want a more effortless look, leave little sections in the front to frame your face. The clip won't budge, so you don't have to worry about it falling off when you're rocking out to your favorite bands!

 

 

 

Here's something that requires a little bit more work but still totally simple and doable. I took 1-2" sections right above my ears and did two regular braids. A few inches above those sections, I took another 1-2" sections and did the same thing. I then brought all 4 braids together to the back of my head as centered as possible, and secured them with the infinity clip. This one feels even more secure than the triangle clip, so these little braids surely won't fall apart! If you want, you could loosen the braids for a messier look as well.

 

 

Remington Flower Headwrap, Decorative Headwrap, Metal Arrow Headband

For the photos above, I styled a braided crown using three vastly different hair bands that you can use for various occasions. First off, to do this ethereal bohemian hairstyle, start off by braiding pigtails and securing them with elastics. Bring one side of the pigtail all the way around the other side and bobby pin securely. Do the same thing on the other side by positioning the braid however you like - it can be on top of the other braid or right next to it. You may also want to leave thin curled sections in the front to frame your face.

Now you're ready to soak up the sun with your hair looking super chic and summer-ready!

xoxo,

Simple Stylings

Braided Top Knot Tutorial

by Remington Ready May 27, 2016

 

Hi everyone! Diana from 204 Park here today and I’m really excited to be partnering with Remington to share with you my go-to hairstyle for those hot summer days. As soon as the temperature rises I immediately gravitate towards top knots to stay cool. Today I’m sharing a braided twist on the top knot that’s sweet, simple and seriously elevates your look. Here’s what you’ll need:

 

 

 

 

Remington Glitter Vent Brush, Remington Teasing Brush, Remington Bow Clip, Bobby Pins, 2-3 Elastics, Hairspray

 

 

 

 

This hairstyle is easiest on second or third day hair. To start, brush your hair with the glitter vent brush to make sure you’re starting with a smooth base. Then, using the end of the teasing brush, separate the bottom ⅓ of your hair straight across and secure the top portion of your hair with an elastic.

 

 

 

 

To get a bit of volume, use the teasing brush to add some texture to the bottom ⅓ of your hair. Then, separate the bottom section of hair and begin braiding. You might find it easier to flip your head upside down to do this. Once the braid is complete, secure with an elastic. For a fuller braided look, gently pull the braid with your fingers to make the braid a bit looser and wider.

 

 

 

 

Once your braid is complete, secure the top portion of your hair into a ponytail, tucking the braid into the elastic. You’ll then create a bun with your ponytail using an elastic or bobby pins or both. To keep any flyaways at bay use a spritz of hairspray.

 

 

 

 

Lastly, finish the look with a sweet bow clip and your braided top knot is complete! With a bit of practice this look is easy to master and is a major upgrade from your basic topknot. Now you’re ready to look cute and stay cool all summer long! Thanks for having me!

 

 

 

 

 

Xo, Diana - 204 Park

 

Loose Waves and Dutch Braid Tutorial

by Chaney May 18, 2016

 

Hello everyone, my name is Chaney!
I have a YouTube channel where I share my love for life, hair, makeup, and music. With summer quickly approaching, I want to show you guys how I like to use the Remington T Studio Silk Ceramic Flat Iron to create loose curls along with an easy way to braid back the front of your hair to keep it out of your face for the hot summer months. Enjoy!

 

 

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Beach-Ready Waves

by Sonja May 6, 2016

 

 

I've partnered with Remington once again to bring you this beach-ready look using their amazing T|Studio SILK Ceramic Slim Styling Wand. To see how to achieve this quick and easy look, keep reading!

 

 

The T|Studio SILK Ceramic Slim Styling Wand is the most advanced ceramic curling iron featuring a coating with real SILK proteins and provides more ceramic content than traditional curling tools, giving you a healthy, effortless, long-lasting curl with less frizz and damage. Silk ceramic combined with 410-degree high heat and professional performance creates smooth, beautiful and fast salon results.

 

 

What I find really unique about this curling iron is the tapered end - the barrel goes from 1/2" to 1", which allows you to achieve loose waves, tight bouncy curls, or even both! In this case, I went for a combination of loose and tight curls for a messy hairstyle that's perfect for the beach or just about any spring or summer outing.

It also comes with a glove to protect your hands from the heat, but if you're careful enough, this styling wand is quite user-friendly and I was able to achieve this look in just under 15 minutes. With a little bit of hair serum and heat protectant, you don't have to worry about it damaging your hair like most curling wands tend to do.

 

 

To accompany these sultry loose waves, I came up with a relatively simple beach-ready makeup tutorial. Since the intense summer heat calls for minimal makeup, I went for a natural-finish foundation with SPF, my usual winged eyeliner, a pair of natural-looking wispy falsies, a "my lips but better" liquid lipstick, and a whole lot of golden highlight for that striking summer glow.

Here's a quick walk-through:

 

 

1. Apply a light peach eye eyeshadow base all over the eyelid, extending it to the brow bone.
2. Add a touch of gold shimmer on the lids.
3. Wing your eyeliner and draw it as close to the lash line as possible.
4. Apply gel liner on the waterline and smoke out the bottom lash line with a dark brown eyeshadow.
5. Curl lashes, apply mascara, and glue on your favorite pair of falsies (I used House of Lashes in Leatherette).

And there you have it - a summer-friendly hair and makeup look that's perfect for a stroll on the beach or the pier. Be sure to check out Remington's T|Studio SILK Ceramic Slim Styling Wand if you want to achieve these loose messy waves! Also, stay tuned for yet another collaboration with Remington that will feature some really exciting products!

'Til next time.
xoxo,

 

Coachella Inspired Hairstyle

by Alex Gaboury April 22, 2016

 

Hi my name is Alex, (just Alex, my parents kept it short and sweet) and I have a channel here on Youtube where I share my love for hair, beauty, and my pup named Sophie. Since festival season is amongst us I thought I would share with you a simple Coachella inspired braided hairstyle that can be easily personalized to reflect your style with fun hair accessories. Now this hairstyle would not be possible without the help of my Wet2Dry straightener which has easily become one of my favourite hot tools for my hair. I would love to hear which hair accessory was your favourite, or even better, if you will be attending any festivals this year, let me know in the comments below.
xo Alex

 

 

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Easy Flat Iron Curls

by Lauren April 12, 2016

Hi my name is Lauren and I am obsessed with beauty, all kinds of beauty not just skin deep but all of it. Today I show you how I style shoulder length hair, more commonly known these days as the lob. What I will be doing is a messy look using the Remington UV Ceramic Flat Iron to achieve very effortless curls. I hope you guys like it and are inspired to try it.

 

 

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Straightening Natural Hair Tutorial

by Naomi March 28, 2016

 

Hey Everyone! I'm Naomi from the YouTube channel liveloveGlam and I'll be showing you how I flat iron my natural hair. I have super curly hair and getting it straight has been a trial and error process. So it's nice to have found a method and products that work really great! I hope you enjoy this video and find it to be helpful! xo

 

 

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Teasing Hair Tutorial

by Remington Ready February 22, 2016

 

All it takes to tease is a good brush and some hairspray! Teasing (or backcombing) is an awesome way to create texture and build volume for everyday styles or updos. The Remington Teasing Brush features a pointed end that helps with parting and sectioning hair during styling. This is one tool that can do it all!

 

 

Steps:

1. Section the hair around the crown of your head using the sectioning end of the teasing brush.

2. Starting with a 2” section, lightly hairspray focusing on the area you will be teasing.

3. Using the teasing brush, gently backcomb the hair while holding the section straight up. You should start about 3-5” above the scalp, depending on your hair length. Then brush the hair down towards your scalp several times until you reach your desired volume.
Tip: To avoid breaking your hair, don’t be too aggressive when backcombing and don’t brush hair quickly.

4. Repeat steps 2-3 on all hair sections around the crown of your head.

5. Once all sections are teased, part your hair as usual and lightly brush top layer of hair, making sure to not flatten out the teased hair underneath.
Tip: To have a smooth finish without brushing, keep a thin layer of hair around your part separate during teasing. Then when you are done teasing, let that section down to be a smooth layer over the teased hair. 

6. Scrunch your hair at the roots with your fingers for additional volume and look for any areas that may need additional teasing.

7. Smooth down your hair again using your hands and a shine serum or hairspray. Now your teasing is complete and it’s on to the styling.

8. Leave your hair down for natural big hair or bring hair up into a bun or ponytail.

Hair Brush Guide

by Remington Ready February 11, 2016

 

Anyone who’s had a bad hair day (who hasn’t?!) knows the value of owning a good brush. But one brush does not fit all styling needs. Remington has you covered on everything from building volume to drying hair faster. Check out the guide below and find the perfect brush for you!

 

 

 

 

1. Men’s Brush Set
The ideal set for the man in your life. The cushion brush smooths out short or long hair and the comb works best for detail styling any difficult areas.

2. Mini Brush and Comb Set
This brush and comb are the perfect size to keep in your purse for on-the-go styling. You’ll be prepared for any windy day.

3. Cushion Brush
The cushion brush is essential for medium to long hair. The nylon bristles detangle and smooth out hair and are also great for scalp stimulation.

 

 

 

4. Looped Bristle Brush
The ends of regular brush bristles can snag and pull on wigs, extensions and weaves. This brush has looped bristles, so you can smooth and detangle your hair with no worries!

5. Teasing Brush
This brush is sure to pump up the volume. It was specially designed for backcombing, teasing, and finishing, hair. It also has a special handle for sectioning hair or creating the perfect part.

6. Vented Brush
With a vented base, this brush can actually save you time getting ready. It was designed for use with a blow dryer, speeding up drying times and providing maximum volume.

 

Elegant Updo Tutorial

by Tiffany Lee February 1, 2016

 

I’m Tiffany Lee, a celebrity hairstylist and makeup artist, taking a moment as a Remington Ready Guest Blogger! On my channel, you will find anything beauty related such as makeup tutorials, hair tutorials, swatches and reviews, and fashion related videos! Today, I’m sharing the how to create a Romantic Loose Updo using the Simply Wrap n Go Curling Wand.

 

 

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