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June 11, 2015

Your 3 Festival Besties

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Stylists deserve a day off too (a whole weekend, really), so braid those locks, load that backpack, and prepare for a jam-packed weekend full of bangin’ rock music and crisp sunshine—festival season is in full swing! As you know, every girl at the peak of festival chic will be sporting those flowing maxi dresses, bejeweled flip flops and multi-colored locks. Those amazing hippie tresses— long, flowy waves, light, indie pastels and those soft Boho braids. The hair is half the fun!


And while you’re rocking out, that flawless festival hair still needs to last. As a stylist, you know the importance of maintaining that majestic mane even in the rowdiest of situations. Here’s an easy way to keep those wavy locks bouncy and clean, those braided beauty updos soft and long-lasting and those tall, teezed poufs reaching for the sky.


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1. invisibobble


While you may initially want that flowy, hippie hair swaying along to the music, at one point, you’re going to get hot. And that hair is going up. There’s no reason you should have to pull it up into a boring ponytail. Stay chic and beat the heat with the invisibobble—the magical creaseless hair ring. It’s hypoallergenic and dirt-free, so you can keep it clean and easy. And there are tons of one-minute festival styles you can pull off in the blink of an eye.


How-To: Boho Bun Braid

1. Section front hair away.


2. Braid front section and secure with an invisibobble.


3. Secure remaining hair into ponytail at the same side.


4. Wrap braid around invisibobble looping through to secure.


5. Braid remaining hair into 2 sections, securing with invisibobble.


6. One by one, wrap and secure braids into bun shape.


2. Tangle Teezer


There’s no way around it—that hair is getting tangled. Humidity and head banging? That’s a recipe for matted disaster. But there’s help, in the form of the world’s best-selling detangling brush, the Tangle Teezer. Easily detangle those nasty knots with this easy-to-handle little beauty. The teeth are specially designed for a soft, easy glide, and it works in wet or dry hair. And when you want to raise that hair up like the hands in the crowd, the Tangle Teezer offers you a gentle backcombing experience to get those teased tresses taller.


3. amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo


You know how sweaty and humid those packed show crowds can get! And for those of you camping out without easy access to a shower, clean, grease-free hair is hard to maintain. amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo is a lifesaver. It absorbs the excess oils and dirt that weigh hair down, creating texture and volume. Perk Up Dry Shampoo keeps those tired tresses smelling like a sweet, clean summer’s day!



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