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How to create heat free curls

Happy Sunday! This post was part of my Beautyheaven guest post series but it has been a while and I haven’t seen it appear on Beautyheaven (I could have missed it) so I’ve decided to post it on my blog. I’m a real fan of wavy hair because my hair really lacks volume and I just love big hair. The problem is my hair is getting damaged every time I decide to curl my hair which can be quite frequent. I’ve been trying heat free curls occasionally and today I’m going to show you how to create heat free curls.

heatfree curls

heatfree curls

What I used in this tutorial is 3 bobby pins and 3 small hair ties. You can substitute with whatever you have in your bathroom.

1. I start off by washing my hair and semi drying it so that it’s damp. If you don’t want to wash your hair, you can spray it with water.

heatfree curls

2. Separate your hair into two (top and bottom). Take the upper half and start twisting until you get it into a bun.

heatfree curls

3. Once you have it into a bun, use the hair tie and secure your bun. I also used a bobby pin to pin it down so that it doesn’t move around.

heatfree curls

4. Now take the lower section of your hair and separate it into two. Repeat steps 2 & 3 until you have 3 buns.

heatfree curls

5. Wait for a minimum of 3-4 hours. You can add some hair accessories and go out with it.

Tip: If you are planning on sleeping with it overnight, make sure your twister bun is higher up so that it doesn’t get in the way

heatfree curls

6. Remove hair and give it a good ruffle. Add some hairspray to help maintain the curls for longer.

I hope you enjoyed this how to create heat free curls tutorial!

Tell me will you be trying out heat free curls?

Easy gym hairstyles for long hair

Happy Monday Everyone!! How was everyone’s weekend? I had a pretty good one with plenty of eating and sleeping. I took Friday off work so I had a nice long weekend. Yesterday we headed to the Australian Open and stalked some high ranked players while they practiced.

As part of my next guest post on Beauty Heaven, I’m going to show you different ways of styling your hair for the gym. I’ve been going to the gym for four years now and I’ve had my fair share of bad hair days at the gym. Instead of avoiding the gym, try rethinking how you can use your accessories and the way you style your hair to motivate you to go. These hairstyles are quite versatile, whether you are going to the gym or for a jog, they are quick and easy to do.

Easy gym hairstyles for long hair

Easy gym hairstyles for long hair

Easy gym hairstyles for long hair

Easy gym hairstyles for long hair

Read more here on Beauty Heaven.

I hope you all enjoyed this post, Let me know how you style your hair for the gym.

Spring Racing Carnival Hairstyles

It’s that time of the year where I’m on the internet stalking beautiful ladies and their outfits – The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival!! Will you be attending any of the races this year? I used to go with my bestie but the last couple of years we’ve stopped going. I blame getting old, my feet and back hurts if I stand too long. To join in on the fun, I have put together 3 different hairstyles with one simple fascinator that I would wear if I was attending the races!
spring carnival hairstyles
spring carnival hairstyles Messy high bun – This beautiful hairstyle was put together by the lovely Sarah from Conrad Mace. One of the most popular hair trends is the messy high bun. Buns are super chic and looks gorgeous with any type of dresses. If you follow me on instagram, you’ll know that buns are one of my favourite hairstyles.

Note: This is good to wear on a special occasion and not for daily wear. The tighter the bun is, the more pressure it puts on your scalp. By the end of the night, my head was hurting but it was still too pretty to take out.
spring carnival hairstyles

Excuse the lame pose, the hubs wasn’t around to help me take my photos so I had to take to myself. My fat arm is right in front of the lense.

spring carnival hairstyles

Fish tail braid – I have always wanted to try out the fish tail braid but back then my hair wasn’t long enough. It looks quite time consuming but this only took me 5 minutes to put together because I used bigger strands of hair. The fish tail braid enables the side pony tail look more classy and sophisticated.

spring carnival hairstyles
spring carnival hairstyles

Soft romantic curls – This look can be achieved through a hair straightener or curling wand. A couple of months ago, I put together a tutorial to create soft curls (you can read it here). The feeling of having big voluminous hair is great. If you are wearing a strapless dress and feel like you are exposing too much skin, I recommend leaving your hair down (that’s what I do, I’m Mrs. Conservative).

I hope you enjoyed this post! I had a lot of fun putting it together!

P.S – If you are curious about my fascinator, I purchased it from Forever New last year for $5! Bargain!!

I was offered a complimentary styling at Conrad Mace (messy bun). All other hairstyles were styled by myself.

 

 

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