Tuesday, 16 May 2017

5 Life-Changing Style Hacks for Curvy Girls

May 16, 2017 0 Comments
Having a curvaceous body is sometimes a double-edged sword. While your figure has all the beautiful body parts accentuated, shopping for the perfect outfit can be a real nightmare. Not every piece of clothing will look flattering on that slim waist and curvy hips, so it’s necessary to know which pieces will flatter your physique the most. With the following five hacks, you’ll never have to worry if you’ve chosen the perfect ensemble for your gorgeous body.
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Invest in undergarments

The proper undergarments are a must. It’s essential that you find just the right pieces that will shape that beautiful figure, and prepare it for any piece of clothing you’ve chosen for the day. You can’t have an impeccable outfit unless the foundation underneath it is flawless. Therefore, make sure you choose the proper size and fabric for your underwear, to make that outfit pop.

Experiment with sizes

Sizes can be tricky since you won’t find that, for example, a size 14 is the same in every store. Therefore, don’t always go with the one size you believe is the right for you, but experiment with a couple of them. This is especially important if you’re going for the clothing items that are super stretchy and will follow the shape of your body. In this case, more often than not, you’ll need a size smaller than if you were buying a silk blouse, for example. Therefore, feel free to try on even a size or two smaller, and you’ll be surprised how good it fits, even though you might have thought you could never squeeze into it.
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Accentuate the curves

Your curves are your main asset and the best feature on your body, so don’t be afraid to flaunt them. Avoid boxy sweaters and go for the ones that hug your curves in just the right places. However, if you simply can’t resist that cute boxy sweater, try tucking it into your jeans to show off that petite waist. You should pay attention to the choice of winter jackets as well and avoid the loose cuts. Instead, opt for quality and comfy plus size winter jackets preferably with a defined waist. Pieces with a nipped-in waist accentuate your midriff, showing off that beautiful curvy figure, but still keep you warm. Another way to show everyone how well-defined your curves are is to go for a cropped sweatshirt instead of an oversized hoodie. A big baggy hoodie will only swallow your entire figure, while a nice cropped top is the perfect way to flash those wonderful curves.

Tailor the clothes

Can you remember that beautiful pink dress in the shop that caught your eye, but it simply looked like a huge bag that would only hide all your fabulous curves? Buy it anyways, and don’t worry because a good tailor can make amazing alterations and transform the dress to look like it was made exactly for your figure. Tailoring is a perfect and inexpensive way to fit the clothes to your physique, so don’t be afraid to look for a good tailor and entrust them with your wardrobe.

Wear stripes

When you want to elongate your body visually, wear vertical stripes. Not only will your body look taller, but slimmer as well. Trousers with black and white vertical stripes would look amazing on you. What’s more, you can go for a fit and flare dress that features horizontal stripes on the top and vertical on the bottom part. Diagonal stripes can be a good choice also, if you don’t feel like wearing vertical ones.
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Final thoughts

With these five hacks, your curvaceous figure will always look amazing. Make sure you never hide that tiny waist and those beautiful hips because they make your body look perfect. Invest in good undergarments, stylish crop sweatshirts, wear stripes and look for a good tailor that will help you get the perfect clothing items for your figure.

Sunday, 7 May 2017

How to Take Care of Your Hair Extensions Like a Pro

May 07, 2017 0 Comments

We are constantly seeing celebrities with beautiful hair extensions which make them look absolutely glamorous. However, once we try them, it seems that we don’t get the same vow effect, and one of the reasons for this can be quite simple – the lack of adequate care. So, in order to help you with this issue, we have prepared an ultimate hair extension care guide.

Choose the right extensions for your hair

Before we start talking about the right ways to take care of your extensions, let us discuss how to choose the right extension method. This will depend on your budget, preference and hair type. For example, sewn-in extensions are ideal for curly thick hair which is strong enough to hold them. Furthermore, they require frequent visits to hair salons, so make sure that your budget is not too tight for something like this. On the other hand, adding clip in hair extensions has proven to be quite practical since there are no limits regarding the hair type. What’s best, they require much less care, so it’s not surprising that every experienced hairdresser will recommend exactly them. These are two of the most usual methods; however, feel free to research the following ones as well: pre-bonded, tape and micro-ring extension methods.

Brush them regularly

The first important rule is to brush your extensions regularly. However, be careful since if you don’t do this properly, you can damage them quite easily. When it comes to clip-in extensions, you should take them off in the evening and brush them with a wide-toothed comb. Start from the bottom part and then go all the way to the top. But remember never to do this while they are still wet since this can seriously damage them. The same goes for sewn-in extensions except you can do all of this without taking them off. We would also recommend that you use a special looper brush with looped bristles which are specially designed for hair extensions.

Use gentle shampoos

Another extremely important thing to remember is that you must use gentle cosmetics unless you want to ruin your hair extensions. Thus, go for gentle sulfate-free shampoos and nourishing conditioners which will soothe your real hair as well since strong cosmetics with hazardous substances can damage the roots of our hair as well. With this in mind, make sure to read the labels carefully and stick to natural products only.

Pay attention to your sleeping habits

Your sleeping habits are extremely important if your extensions are not removable. First of all, you must remember not to go to bed until your hair is completely dry since sleeping with wet hair can significantly weaken and damage the bonds. Furthermore, it’s of the utmost importance that you switch to silk pillowcases since they are much gentler both to your real hair and your extensions. Thanks to them you’ll prevent the faster appearance of split ends after you had a haircut as well.

Be careful with heat

If your hair extensions are synthetic, forget about using any heat styling methods on your hair, be that curling or straightening since you’ll immediately destroy them. On the other hand, using these styling techniques in the case of extensions made of real human hair is absolutely acceptable, but still, you should be careful and use heat protecting sprays. Also, keep the temperature on low to medium in order to avoid damaging both your real hair and extensions.
As you can see, taking care of your hair extensions like a pro is not that hard. All you need to do is be careful and avoid using shampoos and other cosmetic products which can damage them easily. Finally, keep in mind that higher-quality extensions cost more, but they are certainly worth every penny since they’ll last much longer than the cheaper ones.

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