Top Hair Styling Tips from Jo at LoveHair….

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Styling your hair to perfection…

Hello! Today we bring you a post about some awesome products to help style your hair. As someone that struggles to keep their thick red hair under-control, I’m always looking for some great products to have at home. Luckily for us, we have the gorgeous Jo from LoveHair to give us the run down of her favourite products on the market- ones to help tame our manes!!

Its Jo’s high standards, passions for what she does and her creativity in styling that makes her a firm Mr & Mrs Unique favourite. We’ve also had the pleasure of working with her on a few shoots now, so we know we are in good hands!

Here are Jo’s top 5 styling products to keep your hair perfect all day…

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Jo’s Top 5 Hair Styling Products…

 

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Oribe Dry Texturizing spray…

This stuff is a dream come true and smells divine but at £38 a bottle it’s not cheap. Create sexy tousled hair and volume, simply spray into blow dried hair. I love it for half up styles too that need a bit of oomph! It feels invisible and soaks up natural oils like a very cool dry shampoo. I cannot live without it for the scent alone. Perfect if your stylist has told you not to wash your hair the day of your wedding – Wash it the night before and use this to freshen up or wash it on the day and use to and add grip!. BOOM!’

Toni and Guy Casual Rough Texturiser…

LOVE this stuff, definitely my go to product for adding texture and without it going TOO crunchy, it gives more of a soft powdery finish and it smells AMAZING  Spray through tousled hair for desired effect. If funds don’t stretch to Oribe this is a definitely a close second option.’

Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray…

You can’t beat Bumble & Bumbles salt spray, simply spray at your hair and watch the beachy texture appear. Magic. Or looking for more waves? Twist into knots, hold the ends and push up with your other hand to create texture, let go and voila! Great for prepping hair ready to pin up too – especially for hair that is ‘fuzzy, fluffy’ and a bit out of control. This will help contain your hair without leaving it too polished looking.

Or just do it properly and go for a surf the morning of your wedding :) refreshing, fun, stress relieving and surf chick hair-afying! Bliss..’

Percy & Reed Volumising Mousse…

Not a mousse as we know it- Not a bit crunchy nor does it leave a residue. I use it on every bride to prep their hair weather they are wearing it up or down. To prep I brush through dry hair, then blow dry the product into the hair. Perfect if you are thinking of pinning hair up.

It gives awesome volume and shine too. I use it for the ‘double blowdry’ – Apply to damp hair, rough dry until 90% dry, add some more and blow dry section by section using a round brush. Gawgeous results every time!!’

Bumble and Bumble Don’t Blow it…

I may be a hair stylist but don’t think i spend loads of time on my own hair! Life is far too short so if I can get away with a quick fix, trust me. I will! This styling cream is fantastic for the summer, you can pop some on the mid lengths and ends of your hair and leave to air dry (See ‘How to be Parisian’)

It kind of smoothes but not totally, adds texture but not really. I don’t know what it does, but I can’t live without it. It’s just good.

Some days, I can get away with washing my hair before bed, putting this through to the ends (important bit!) and going to sleep. When I wake up I have lovely soft waves without doing a thing. So if you’re a wee bit lazy/busy/knackered, this one’s for you!

 

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