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November Hair Update & Favourite Styling Tricks










November Hair Update & Favourite Styling Tricks

With December just right around the corner, my hair is getting closer and closer to its final result. This month, I went back to Salon Tocci and Marie-Eve for a little touch up on my hair, as it’s been a month since I last got it done and my roots were slowly growing out. I did a touch up on my roots, changing the black to a dark brown so it looks more natural. Instead of doing what we usually do (lightening my hair) Marie-Eve and I decided to give my hair a little break, so she treated my hair with Redken’s newest treatment called Heat Cure. It is a professional in-salon treatment that can remove up to a year of surface damage. Hair feels regenerated, soft and is easier to manage after the treatment. This treatment was quick, easy and I was able to see a huge result. After this treatment, my hair was silky, smooth and softer than it’s ever been! The end of November actually makes my six months of hair journey with Redken–I began my hair transformation at end of April, and I can’t believe how light my hair has gotten! I am super excited for the final result this December.

A lot of you have been emailing me on how I do my hair and the products that I used to achieve my everyday hair. Here are little styling tricks for y’all!

I normally like to style on clean and first day, washed hair–since after each time I style it, I probably won’t wash my hair for a couple of days. I know it may sound gross, but this is the struggle with blonde hair; I can’t wash my hair everyday, but that's a job for my dry shampoo.

After washing my hair and letting it semi-dry, I apply Redken Frizz Dismiss Smooth force and Instant Deflate. These two products are infused with Brazillian Pracaxi Oil which helps with smoothing and keeping hair moisturized.

Before I apply any heat to my hair, I like to use the Redken Iron Shape 11 Thermal Protection Spray, after spraying that all over my hair, I comb it out to help avoid all the tangles.

For Straight Hair:
I normally use my T3 Micro hair straightener, it’s probably one of the best hair straighteners that I’ve tried out this year as it doesn’t dry out my hair like others.
How I straighten my hair is pretty simple and straightforward–I normally like to curve it inward at the bottom of my hair so it creates more body.

After finishing the heat process, I like to flip my hair upside down and use hair spray all over it, then flip it back up so it creates more volume.

For Curls:
I have recently been addicted to curling my hair, and my curls normally last up to four days!
After following all the previous steps, I would use the NUME Wand (it comes with three different size wands), currently using the biggest size, as it’s perfect for that effortless loose curl look.
I normally start curling from front to back so I know how to separate and part my hair and I tend to curl it outwards so it’s away from my face. I usually start the curl from 2/3 of my hair, mostly focusing on the ends because I personally don't like it when my hair is curled from too high up (it makes my head appear bigger than it already is). I alternate from inward and outward curls for the rest of my hair so it does not appear “too clean”. After curling, I just spray a strong hold hairspray all over my hair. I typically sleep in curls (in a low bun) in order to keep the curls “messy”. The next day, you will achieve the messy curl look! Of course, don’t forget to dry shampoo your hair, greasy roots is definitely a no go!


Love,

Chloe Zhang





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