Here’s how you can give your hair a little extra care this winter
Winter is upon us and we are all feeling the effects. Dry skin and eyes are always a common issue when it is cold outside, but your hair can really take a blow. Kila Peeples spoke to hairstylist Tiffany Newton, of Newton Style Me, to find out what can be done to fix our hair’s winter blues. Tiffany gave some great, easy things that will give your hair a little extra flair. Watch the video above to see what you can do to treat your hair to a little salon day at home!
Repair damaged winter hair with these easy tricks
Winter air and dry heat from blasting furnaces can leave your hair looking less than flawless. Style Editor Jon Jordan shared his tips on combating winter frizz. He said if you’re looking to tone down brassy tones and maintain dyes, purple shampoos will help retain the vibrant color. If you’re looking to enhance darker tones, try dark brown shampoos. Jordan also gave a few tips on promoting general hair health, including haircare vitamins, and nourishing shampoos.
This local woman was just named Entrepreneur Of The Year
While many businesses have struggled to keep up during the pandemic, Gwen Jimmere has not only kept her business afloat, but has also earned herself the title of Entrepreneur Of The Year. Ernst & Young awarded her the honor in the 2020 Michigan and Northwest Ohio category. Jimmere is the founder and CEO of Naturalicious hair care company, a business that sells products to help repair natural hair, and teaches customers about hair care. Jimmere said she started the company with only 32 dollars in investments after getting out of an abusive marriage. So far over 400 women have participated, and Jimmere says the results are “mind-blowing.”To find out more about Naturalicious and the Repair your Hair Challenge, watch the video above.
Everything you need to know before cutting your hair at home
But before you whip out the first set of scissors you see sitting around in the junk drawer, StyleWise style editor Jon Jordan has some helpful tips on what you need to know about giving yourself an at-home haircut. 1 Jordan recommends is having the proper scissors (or shears, if you’re fancy) to get the job done. Jordan recommends investing in a pair of thinning shears. The thinning shears are more forgiving and do a better job at blending the edges, as opposed to a regular pair of shears. You can check out the full StyleWise video, above, for some more advice.