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I am a fan of braids, keep my hair in a braid 8/10 times. It has been the one single idea that has helped me easily care and keep my hair sane and sorted to a greater extent. Well it was not the case always, just like any other girl i loved to keep my hair open, sometimes curled and sometimes straight. And only became a fan of braids last to last year. Also because my hair was longer than it ever was and i was experiencing more tangles, hair fall and just usually very high maintenance demands. It was more of a necessity to find a more practical and easy solution to keep my hair under control. Having said that braids are not just for long hair it works for medium length equally well. And today i am sharing the reasons why braids are great idea for hair care.

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  1. Braids prevent hair tangles and hair breakage.
  2. Braiding is an extremely economical proposition. It saves time in terms of the number of times you have to wash your hair. Which translates to less shampoo, conditioner and the likes use and also less water.
  3. Braids will help you grow your hair, mine is proof.
  4. Braids need less hair styling products and no hot tools so a winner on those fronts.
  5. There are a zillion braids to try, one for almost every occasion.
  6. You also have less need to comb hair. Combing causes friction and damage. 

Ever since childhood i have seen my mother either keep her hair in a braid or a bun. Her hair was twice as much as mine when she was my age. So i obviously see what she does and take her advice on anything hair related. Me, my sister and mom also have occasional discussions over tea on everything hair from what oils work best to interesting braids to try to the latest styling tools to hair transplant costs to favourite hairstyle spotted by celebrities. The hairstyle in the picture is actually a product of those discussions, nostalgia. 

why braids are great for hair care, hair care tips, long hair braids,  uk blog, indian blogger



Do you like to braid your hair? Hope i gave you some reasons why you must consider braids as part of your hair care.

Thank you for stopping by, see you with my next.

Love 
Chichi

Why braids are great for hair care


I am a fan of braids, keep my hair in a braid 8/10 times. It has been the one single idea that has helped me easily care and keep my hair sane and sorted to a greater extent. Well it was not the case always, just like any other girl i loved to keep my hair open, sometimes curled and sometimes straight. And only became a fan of braids last to last year. Also because my hair was longer than it ever was and i was experiencing more tangles, hair fall and just usually very high maintenance demands. It was more of a necessity to find a more practical and easy solution to keep my hair under control. Having said that braids are not just for long hair it works for medium length equally well. And today i am sharing the reasons why braids are great idea for hair care.

why braids are great for hair care, hair care tips, long hair braids,  uk blog, indian blogger

  1. Braids prevent hair tangles and hair breakage.
  2. Braiding is an extremely economical proposition. It saves time in terms of the number of times you have to wash your hair. Which translates to less shampoo, conditioner and the likes use and also less water.
  3. Braids will help you grow your hair, mine is proof.
  4. Braids need less hair styling products and no hot tools so a winner on those fronts.
  5. There are a zillion braids to try, one for almost every occasion.
  6. You also have less need to comb hair. Combing causes friction and damage. 

Ever since childhood i have seen my mother either keep her hair in a braid or a bun. Her hair was twice as much as mine when she was my age. So i obviously see what she does and take her advice on anything hair related. Me, my sister and mom also have occasional discussions over tea on everything hair from what oils work best to interesting braids to try to the latest styling tools to hair transplant costs to favourite hairstyle spotted by celebrities. The hairstyle in the picture is actually a product of those discussions, nostalgia. 

why braids are great for hair care, hair care tips, long hair braids,  uk blog, indian blogger



Do you like to braid your hair? Hope i gave you some reasons why you must consider braids as part of your hair care.

Thank you for stopping by, see you with my next.

Love 
Chichi

Hey everyone!

I love to do something fancy with my hair on special occasions like festivals for a change, to make the day a bit more special and feel more special. Having said that i cannot imagine to spend a lot of time getting ready because there is so much to do and for the same reason i also prefer to have my hair off my face so i need a hairstyle that looks fancy but is simple and easy to do in around 5-10 mins and keeps my hair off my face. And this one fits perfectly. Its literally the most simple yet intricate looking updo. Works for many occasions and many diff types of outfits and barely takes 7-10 mins given my long hair. So for hair not so long it can be done in around 5 and i bet after doing a couple of times u can pull it off in less than 5 mins so it can actually be your go to fancy hairstyle.




Works on- On any type hair, straight, curled or wavy and any day hair. If you can make a small bun from ur hair, this hairstyle will work for u, hair does not have to be medium length or long.



Tools- Hair brush, bobby pins, hair tie, moroccan oil or hair spray.

Steps

1- Brush your hair to make sure there are no tangles.
2- Do a side part on the front.


3- Take a small section on the major side of the part and divide it into three equal parts left right and centre and start to make a french dutch braid i.e take the left part cross it under the middle part, then take the right part cross it under the middle part. Before making the next stitch take a small section of hair from the left side and add to the part on the left and then cross it under the middle then take a small section from the right, add to the part on the right and cross it under the middle, continue braiding the same way till u reach your ears. After reaching ear level stop adding fresh sections and just do a regular dutch braid.
4- Fan out the sections of the braid to make it look more full.




5- Tie the unbraided hair in a pony tail at the middle of your head.
6- Make a bun by wrapping your hair around the base of the ponytail and secure with bobby pins.
7- Take the braid and just wrap it around the bun, tuck the end inside the bun and secure with bobby pin.





8-  Smooth out the frizz on top, if any with moroccan oil.
9-  If you feel u need more volume on top of the head just pull out some hair with the back of a comb. 
10- You are done.




If you know how to make a french dutch braid there is nothing to do in the hairstyle its literally a piece of cake. If not its a very simple 3 strand braid, if you follow point no 3 should not be a problem, if you don’t get it right the first time don’t loose heart practice a couple of times and u will be a pro, trust me. 

Hope this hairstyle becomes your go to fancy hairstyle! Thank you for stopping by! See you in my next one.

Love
Chichi








A simple yet fancy hairstyle in 5 mins for the festive season, step by step tutorial

Hey everyone!

I love to do something fancy with my hair on special occasions like festivals for a change, to make the day a bit more special and feel more special. Having said that i cannot imagine to spend a lot of time getting ready because there is so much to do and for the same reason i also prefer to have my hair off my face so i need a hairstyle that looks fancy but is simple and easy to do in around 5-10 mins and keeps my hair off my face. And this one fits perfectly. Its literally the most simple yet intricate looking updo. Works for many occasions and many diff types of outfits and barely takes 7-10 mins given my long hair. So for hair not so long it can be done in around 5 and i bet after doing a couple of times u can pull it off in less than 5 mins so it can actually be your go to fancy hairstyle.




Works on- On any type hair, straight, curled or wavy and any day hair. If you can make a small bun from ur hair, this hairstyle will work for u, hair does not have to be medium length or long.



Tools- Hair brush, bobby pins, hair tie, moroccan oil or hair spray.

Steps

1- Brush your hair to make sure there are no tangles.
2- Do a side part on the front.


3- Take a small section on the major side of the part and divide it into three equal parts left right and centre and start to make a french dutch braid i.e take the left part cross it under the middle part, then take the right part cross it under the middle part. Before making the next stitch take a small section of hair from the left side and add to the part on the left and then cross it under the middle then take a small section from the right, add to the part on the right and cross it under the middle, continue braiding the same way till u reach your ears. After reaching ear level stop adding fresh sections and just do a regular dutch braid.
4- Fan out the sections of the braid to make it look more full.




5- Tie the unbraided hair in a pony tail at the middle of your head.
6- Make a bun by wrapping your hair around the base of the ponytail and secure with bobby pins.
7- Take the braid and just wrap it around the bun, tuck the end inside the bun and secure with bobby pin.





8-  Smooth out the frizz on top, if any with moroccan oil.
9-  If you feel u need more volume on top of the head just pull out some hair with the back of a comb. 
10- You are done.




If you know how to make a french dutch braid there is nothing to do in the hairstyle its literally a piece of cake. If not its a very simple 3 strand braid, if you follow point no 3 should not be a problem, if you don’t get it right the first time don’t loose heart practice a couple of times and u will be a pro, trust me. 

Hope this hairstyle becomes your go to fancy hairstyle! Thank you for stopping by! See you in my next one.

Love
Chichi









Hey everyone

Today I have my first hair post up for you guys with Irresistible me.  It's a messy braided bun half up do, very effortless can be worn at the beach or a day out and perfect for summer. 

I did a full review on irresistible me 8 in 1 hair curling wand about a month ago and since then I have had so much fun trying out the different wands and making different hair styles, seriously you guys this curling set is all you would ever need. It does the job so well and my fav bit, it makes your hair look shinier and healthy. 



CURLED HAIRSTYLE


hair curler- irresistible me (20% discount save 40$), heat protectant- loreal, hair spray- loreal  hair brush-conair, hair styling oil-bumble and bumble, hair clip-scunci

Messy braided bun half up do

Tools

Comb for brushing 

2 Hair sectioning clip or hair clips to hold hair

Heat protectant spray

hair hold spray

3 hair elastics 


2-3 bobby pins


Hair- need not be freshly washed as the hair style is a bit messy and effortless.

Steps



1) brush your hair and make sure there are no tangles

2) divide hair in two equal parts horizontally and secure the top part with your sectioning clip.

BRUNETTE HAIR STYLE




3)  spray the lower part with heat protectant.

4) take around one inch section of hair from the lower part and curl with your 25mm irresistibleme hair wand. See how gorgeous the curls are and it did not take me more than 10 mins to curl the entire part, and mind you that is for my long hair.


IRRESISTIBLE ME HAIR EXTENSIONS

SUMMER HAIRSTYLE

CURLED HAIR

 5) loosen the curls a bit and then secure the curled portion with a clutch or section clip and bring it to one side.

6) now open the top part of the hair and divide into three equal sections left, middle and right.

7) make a fishtail braid of the middle section  ( fishtail braid- divide the section into two, take small piece of hair from the outer edge of the left section and add it to the right and then a small piece from the outer edge of the right section and add it to the left, keep on repeating this till the end of the hair and then secure it with a hair elastic.)

8) make Dutch braid of the left and right sections ( Dutch braid- divide the section into three equal parts and cross the left part under the middle and the right part under the middle, it's just how u do a normal three strand braid, but instead of crossing the sections over the middle we cross them under, keep on repeating till the end and then secure with a hair tie.)

EASY FISHTAIL BRAID

EASY DUTCH BRAID

 9) so you will have the bottom part of your hair curled and the top part braided into three braids, left and right in Dutch braids and the middle in a fishtail.

BRAIDED HAIRSTYLE

hair curler- irresistible me (20% dis save 40$), heat protectant- loreal, hair spray- loreal  hair brush-conair, hair styling oil-bumble and bumble, hair clip-scunci

10) bring the two Dutch braids from the left and right into the middle and wrap them together clockwise into a bun, remove the hair elastics and secure with bobby pins.

SIMPLE BRAIDED BUN

BRAIDED HALF BUN

 11) take the middle fishtail braid and pull on the edges to loosen it a bit and make it look fuller.

FULLER BRAID


12) set the hair style with hairspray and you are done!!!! 

EFFORTLESS BRUNETTE HAIRSTYLE

SUMMER PERFECT HAIR

BUMBBLE AND BUMBBLE

hair curler- irresistible me (20% discount save 40$), heat protectant- loreal, hair spray- loreal 
hair brush-conair, hair styling oil-bumble and bumble, hair clip-scunci




Please let me know how you liked the post as this is my first time doing it and I need your honest feedback. I also hopefully plan to make hair videos soon!!!! So let me know what you think of that.

I have 2 discount coupons for you guys
1) Daniel wellington 15% discount with the code 'CHICHI'  till 15th Aug 
2) The peach box 15% discount with the code 'THESTYLETUNE' till 31st July

Thank you for stopping by! See you in my next one.


Love

Chichi

step by step messy braided bun half up do tutorial with irresistible me


Hey everyone

Today I have my first hair post up for you guys with Irresistible me.  It's a messy braided bun half up do, very effortless can be worn at the beach or a day out and perfect for summer. 

I did a full review on irresistible me 8 in 1 hair curling wand about a month ago and since then I have had so much fun trying out the different wands and making different hair styles, seriously you guys this curling set is all you would ever need. It does the job so well and my fav bit, it makes your hair look shinier and healthy. 



CURLED HAIRSTYLE


hair curler- irresistible me (20% discount save 40$), heat protectant- loreal, hair spray- loreal  hair brush-conair, hair styling oil-bumble and bumble, hair clip-scunci

Messy braided bun half up do

Tools

Comb for brushing 

2 Hair sectioning clip or hair clips to hold hair

Heat protectant spray

hair hold spray

3 hair elastics 


2-3 bobby pins


Hair- need not be freshly washed as the hair style is a bit messy and effortless.

Steps



1) brush your hair and make sure there are no tangles

2) divide hair in two equal parts horizontally and secure the top part with your sectioning clip.

BRUNETTE HAIR STYLE




3)  spray the lower part with heat protectant.

4) take around one inch section of hair from the lower part and curl with your 25mm irresistibleme hair wand. See how gorgeous the curls are and it did not take me more than 10 mins to curl the entire part, and mind you that is for my long hair.


IRRESISTIBLE ME HAIR EXTENSIONS

SUMMER HAIRSTYLE

CURLED HAIR

 5) loosen the curls a bit and then secure the curled portion with a clutch or section clip and bring it to one side.

6) now open the top part of the hair and divide into three equal sections left, middle and right.

7) make a fishtail braid of the middle section  ( fishtail braid- divide the section into two, take small piece of hair from the outer edge of the left section and add it to the right and then a small piece from the outer edge of the right section and add it to the left, keep on repeating this till the end of the hair and then secure it with a hair elastic.)

8) make Dutch braid of the left and right sections ( Dutch braid- divide the section into three equal parts and cross the left part under the middle and the right part under the middle, it's just how u do a normal three strand braid, but instead of crossing the sections over the middle we cross them under, keep on repeating till the end and then secure with a hair tie.)

EASY FISHTAIL BRAID

EASY DUTCH BRAID

 9) so you will have the bottom part of your hair curled and the top part braided into three braids, left and right in Dutch braids and the middle in a fishtail.

BRAIDED HAIRSTYLE

hair curler- irresistible me (20% dis save 40$), heat protectant- loreal, hair spray- loreal  hair brush-conair, hair styling oil-bumble and bumble, hair clip-scunci

10) bring the two Dutch braids from the left and right into the middle and wrap them together clockwise into a bun, remove the hair elastics and secure with bobby pins.

SIMPLE BRAIDED BUN

BRAIDED HALF BUN

 11) take the middle fishtail braid and pull on the edges to loosen it a bit and make it look fuller.

FULLER BRAID


12) set the hair style with hairspray and you are done!!!! 

EFFORTLESS BRUNETTE HAIRSTYLE

SUMMER PERFECT HAIR

BUMBBLE AND BUMBBLE

hair curler- irresistible me (20% discount save 40$), heat protectant- loreal, hair spray- loreal 
hair brush-conair, hair styling oil-bumble and bumble, hair clip-scunci




Please let me know how you liked the post as this is my first time doing it and I need your honest feedback. I also hopefully plan to make hair videos soon!!!! So let me know what you think of that.

I have 2 discount coupons for you guys
1) Daniel wellington 15% discount with the code 'CHICHI'  till 15th Aug 
2) The peach box 15% discount with the code 'THESTYLETUNE' till 31st July

Thank you for stopping by! See you in my next one.


Love

Chichi

Hey everyone! The one reason you don't see any curled hairstyles or curled hair on me is that I couldn't find a curling wand that could curl my long and thick hair in reasonable time without drying or damaging. So I stayed away mostly, but now it's going to change thanks to Irresistible me sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand. If I review it in one sentence it would be 'worth every penny as it adds moisture to my hair instead of drying it out' how and why, reading from the booklet- 'the irresistible me sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand has tourmaline barrels fused with ceramic that easily create silky, smooth curls. The tourmaline gemstone is a natural source of negative ions and far infrared heat provides faster styling. Negative ions eliminate frizz and lock in moisture by closing the cuticle to create smooth, shiny hair'  this is exactly what I experienced from testing it over the last 2-3 days. And exactly the reason why I have become a huge fan.

Now let's start from the beginning



1) The brand irresistible me is based in New York and it offers 100% Remy human hair extensions, hair accessories and hair tools.

2) They ship worldwide and the delivery is super fast, the sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand reached me here in India in around 10 days and in perfect condition so a big thumbs up to that.






3) The box is very compact and of great quality and has the product printed on it. I love the sapphire on the box and the curler, it matches perfectly with my current fav nail paint by essie. It contains an instruction booklet and a luxe looking roll out case which contains all the barrels, gloves, stand and the wand in separate sections. The compact style of the case makes it super practical for travels. The product details are also printed on the inside flap.


4) The wand is pretty light weight and the cord is 360 degrees rotatable. So you can conveniently turn it around.
















5) The barrel sizes are 13mm, 19mm, 25mm, 32mm, 18/9mm, 25/13mm, 13/25mm and pearl. So that is 4 diff size curling wands, 3 diff size conical wands and one pearl. The wands have a cool touch tip, so you can hold or touch the tip without burning your fingers and this surely gives a lot more stability, which I love. Ok so basically u can do all sorts of curls you ever want to do with this one tool and I don't think you would ever need to buy any other curling tool.


6) The styler has an Led temp display, max 230 Celsius and 370 Fahrenheit, u can set the temp with the arrows and it goes to max in less than a min. Plus it has dual voltage so it works everywhere in the world. The only thing u need is an adapter, outside the

USA, which is super inexpensive.



7) Changing the barrels is super easy and you only have to rotate to lock and unlock.



8) It has an adjustable automatic shut off feature so u don't have to worry in case u accidentally forget to switch off or unplug, another very useful feature.



So in short the Irresistible me sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand is your ultimate curler for any variety of curls from soft, beachy, tight to loose, loose to tight,  spirals, anything and I am sure going to have a lot of fun creating new hairstyles with it. I also plan to do a hairstyle post using the wand so stay tuned for that.


I have 2 discount coupons for you guys
1) Daniel wellington 15% discount with the code 'CHICHI'  till 15th Aug 
2) The peach box 15% discount with the code 'THESTYLETUNE' till 31st July

Thank you for stopping by! See you in my next one.



Love

Chichi

Irresistible me Sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand review


Hey everyone! The one reason you don't see any curled hairstyles or curled hair on me is that I couldn't find a curling wand that could curl my long and thick hair in reasonable time without drying or damaging. So I stayed away mostly, but now it's going to change thanks to Irresistible me sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand. If I review it in one sentence it would be 'worth every penny as it adds moisture to my hair instead of drying it out' how and why, reading from the booklet- 'the irresistible me sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand has tourmaline barrels fused with ceramic that easily create silky, smooth curls. The tourmaline gemstone is a natural source of negative ions and far infrared heat provides faster styling. Negative ions eliminate frizz and lock in moisture by closing the cuticle to create smooth, shiny hair'  this is exactly what I experienced from testing it over the last 2-3 days. And exactly the reason why I have become a huge fan.

Now let's start from the beginning



1) The brand irresistible me is based in New York and it offers 100% Remy human hair extensions, hair accessories and hair tools.

2) They ship worldwide and the delivery is super fast, the sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand reached me here in India in around 10 days and in perfect condition so a big thumbs up to that.






3) The box is very compact and of great quality and has the product printed on it. I love the sapphire on the box and the curler, it matches perfectly with my current fav nail paint by essie. It contains an instruction booklet and a luxe looking roll out case which contains all the barrels, gloves, stand and the wand in separate sections. The compact style of the case makes it super practical for travels. The product details are also printed on the inside flap.


4) The wand is pretty light weight and the cord is 360 degrees rotatable. So you can conveniently turn it around.
















5) The barrel sizes are 13mm, 19mm, 25mm, 32mm, 18/9mm, 25/13mm, 13/25mm and pearl. So that is 4 diff size curling wands, 3 diff size conical wands and one pearl. The wands have a cool touch tip, so you can hold or touch the tip without burning your fingers and this surely gives a lot more stability, which I love. Ok so basically u can do all sorts of curls you ever want to do with this one tool and I don't think you would ever need to buy any other curling tool.


6) The styler has an Led temp display, max 230 Celsius and 370 Fahrenheit, u can set the temp with the arrows and it goes to max in less than a min. Plus it has dual voltage so it works everywhere in the world. The only thing u need is an adapter, outside the

USA, which is super inexpensive.



7) Changing the barrels is super easy and you only have to rotate to lock and unlock.



8) It has an adjustable automatic shut off feature so u don't have to worry in case u accidentally forget to switch off or unplug, another very useful feature.



So in short the Irresistible me sapphire 8 in 1 curling wand is your ultimate curler for any variety of curls from soft, beachy, tight to loose, loose to tight,  spirals, anything and I am sure going to have a lot of fun creating new hairstyles with it. I also plan to do a hairstyle post using the wand so stay tuned for that.


I have 2 discount coupons for you guys
1) Daniel wellington 15% discount with the code 'CHICHI'  till 15th Aug 
2) The peach box 15% discount with the code 'THESTYLETUNE' till 31st July

Thank you for stopping by! See you in my next one.



Love

Chichi

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