Hair Stylers For Home Use By: Michiel Van Kets

If you visit your local beauticians or hair salon you will see trendy women of all ages straightened their hair. In hair salons they can create a polished, glossy look to your otherwise unruly locks, but you can also purchase hair stylers and do the job yourself in your home. There are many hair stylers on the market today that can get you the same look at home and save you money.

The concept of straightening hair has been around for decades; in the early years of hair straightening women used hot irons to achieve the straightened hair look. In the 60’s they would place a sheet of brown paper between a hot clothes iron and their hair, to prevent it from burning, and proceed to ‘iron’ their hair. A bizarre practice but it achieved the look desired. Hair stylers are a much simpler and effective method of straightening hair and a quality pair will not burn or damage hair.

Visit a beauty salon or store in the high street and you will find a broad range of hair stylers to choose from. You might find that the most difficult decision these days is to choose the one that suits your needs.

There are many styling tools out there that won’t damage or burn your hair. You should apply a heat protection product on your hair before applying the heat stylers, as this will give protection against damage to your scalp as well as your hair. Stylers that are included with advanced infra-red heat are designed to protect hair by sealing in the colour and its natural oils.

There are many brands on the market and which one you choose will depend on the features that appeal to you and your budget. Straighteners can vary greatly in costs but it is worth paying extra to get a pair that are effective and will be longer lasting. GHD are one of the leading manufacturers and popular with celebrities. You will find many articles regarding them and they are known to be preferred by the likes of Cameron Diaz and Madonna. The Hair stylers of today can be used to smooth hair or fashion curls, flicks and waves. Most of their straightening products can be used on dry hair and produce a sleek and chic look. Their products are lightweight and heat up quickly and how much you pay for one will depend on your needs and budget. In 2006, GHD designed a certain amount of Pink stylers to raise money for breast cancer.

BaByliss are also leaders in the manufacture of hair straighteners, including hairdryers, tongs, crimpers, hair clippers and trimmers. Their products are of high quality and use the latest technology; these products are widely used by professional stylists.

Kodo are manufacturers of professional high quality hair styling tools with up to 5 years warranty on their top of the range straighteners. Their hair stylers are designed for professional trade use and heat up extremely fast which makes them convenient for everyday use. Light weight and easy to use they are compact products known for their constancy.

Everyone knows Nicky Clarke, one of the UK’s most prominent hair stylists who won the British Hairdresser of the Year in 1994. His hair styling products lead the way for hair straighteners and his selection of classy high tech products are used throughout many salons.

Only buy hair straighteners from an authentic dealer or manufacturer. As they are so popular you will always find good copies around. However these will not be guaranteed to meet minimum electrical safety standards and using the irons could cause you serious injury and even damage to property.

It is simple these days to achieve the look you want. With hair stylers it’s possible to change your look from day to day, curly one day and straight the next. See online for the many types of hair stylers and other related products.

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Michiel Van Kets provides article services for Dave Robins, managing director of Laughing Banana Enterprise Ltd who writes articles for Hair Stylers, a company that provides information, gives advice and sells hair stylers including GHD products. For more information on products like ghd pink stylers and hair tools visit their website.

2010 Hairstyles - The Latest Hairstyles!

By: Chandrika Gauranga

In 2010 hairstyles are exciting, many old styles, but lots of new twists. There is a strong retro influence from the forties, forties hairstyles were sleek, well groomed and can be dressed up for added sophistication.

The kinks we see in 2010 hairstyles are a direct influence from this time, with hitherto bone straight hair getting an added flair by the use of curling tongs to add flips and barrel curls. This adds a new dimension to styles such as the bob, which for some years has been a favourite hairstyle.

Last year saw Victoria Beckham shed her bob and bravely go for the extra short chop, but this does not signify the end of the bob, it will remain fashionable throughout 2010 and can still be seen on catwalks around the world, as it is a timeless classic. If a hairstyle is feeling a little tired, 2009 is the year to update it. Updating any hairstyle can easily be achieved with the use of clever layers, adding texture and body to otherwise flat hairstyles.

Color too in 2010 hairstyles is quite dramatic, with a strong move towards reds, from deep red hair color to fun and trendy pink shades. Remember that if you choose a red hair color, that this color fades fastest, so hair products that maintain color are a must. As is a complimentary makeup palette, including neutral shades such as gold, chestnut and smokey eyes. Those who still prefer blonde, should go for multi-tonal effects, rather than one flat shade. This gives a more natural effect that will almost sparkle and takes advantage of the latest hairstyle technology. Brunettes are going for chocolate and chestnut shades, steering clear of jet black, again giving more depth and warmth to hair. 201- hairstyle colors are adventurous, with more than one color being the way forward this year. Layers together with hair color, can really dramatically improve and update a hairstyle, ask your hair dresser for multi-tonal color and choose shades across a blended palette for a natural look. Keeping hair healthy is also essential and key to looking good. This is best achieved through a healthy diet and the use of heat protective sprays when styling, a good conditioner and shampoo. Serums are probably every girls best friend and as 2009 hairstyles are quite versatile, a serum is a must to keep whatever style you choose looking shiny.

Curly hair is going to be easier to maintain in 2010, with fluffy hairstyles being more acceptable, a bed head look, which we can all achieve without too much trouble, is trendy. Going for the unkempt look, with back combing adding some height and boldness to 2010 hairstyles that is reminiscent of the sixties. Back combing should be done at the roots and the top layers of hair smoothed down to achieve the look. Quiffs too are popular hairstyles this year, not just being seen in mens hairstyles, but also womens hairstyles in 2010 are incorporating quiffs, to add dramatic effects on updos and short hairstyles alike. There is interesting cross between the unkempt sixties look with the well groomed forties style, so if you do back comb, keeping some areas sleek, will make your hairdo stand out from the crowd. This year also hair accessories play a major part in hair styling. From large bows to feathers in the hair, it is a nice trend, as any hair can be glammed up or have a touch of interest added quite easily by using a few well chosen accessories. One accessory that may celebrities are wearing is the plaited hair Alice Band. Worn like a band it gives a very groomed and intricate appearance to any hairstyle, especially updos and mid length hair. Find a plait to match your own hair color and then experiment to make it blend with your own hair. Overall 2009 hairstyles are versatile, practical and bold, with so much to choose from 2010 is looking to be a great year!

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Chandrika Gauranga is a dynamic and professional beauty advise She will give all the do's and don'ts of beautifying yourself. If you would like to update your look checkout Oprah's Beloved Beauty Products to get started today.

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