When Should You Use Dry Shampoo?

It’s no secret that dry shampoo has become our new favorite way to extend our style and save us a little extra time in the morning. Whether you’re rocking second, third, or fourth day hair (we won’t judge), a little dry shampoo is one of our hair’s best kept secrets. But did you know you…

The 3 Best Curling Wands

A good curling iron is key to beautiful beach waves. In these cold winter months, who doesn’t want to have hair that looks like you just came from the beach? For bombshell locks, scroll down for our three favorite curling wands.   1. Hot Tools 1″ Flipperless Gold Curling Wand Our stylists use this tool…

The Truth About Olaplex

  If you’ve ever highlighted or permed your hair, you’ll want to read this! Olaplex is a fairly new beauty product that’s allowed stylists to bring your hair from jet black to platinum blonde without your hair falling out. It works by strengthening your hair from the inside out without damaging the hair cuticles. What…

3 Unexpected Things That Are Damaging Your Hair

In the winter especially we’re trying to do everything we can to keep our hair moisturized and healthy. Even if you are stepping up your hair care routine and not leaving the house with wet hair, they’re are probably a few unexpected things that are damaging your hair. Scroll through for 3 things you need…

4 Ways To Add Shimmer to Your Holiday Hair

Looking for a way to shine at your holiday party this year? Why not show off your holiday spirit with a little hair shimmer? For inspiration on how to achieve the look at home, scroll down for our 4 favorite looks. Seeing stars We love how Kristin Ess added some tiny gold stars to Ashley…

3 Reasons to Use Apple Cider Vinegar on Your Hair

With all of the natural remedies out there promising to rejuvenate your hair, it can be hard to decipher which ones actually work and which ones don’t do much for your hair. We’ve tried (almost!) all of them, and one product we can’t get enough of is apple cider vinegar. If you’re looking to step…

Does Dry Shampoo Make Your Hair Fall Out?

It’s no secret that we love Dry Shampoo. What’s not to love about being able to snooze for an extra 15 minutes in the morning, and opting for a quick spritz of Dry Shampoo instead of washing your hair? But for every good claim about dry shampoo changing hair lives, there’s a claim that its…

Blow-Drying Mistakes To Avoid

Now that the warm weather is over, air-drying your hair is no longer an option. Before you grab your brush and blow-dryer, read our 5 blow-drying mistakes to avoid to keep your hair healthy and give you a sleek, frizz-free blowout. 1. Not Using a Heat Protectant  We’ve stressed the importance of protecting your hair…

How To Tame Frizz

Originally formatted for Living Proof’s The Strand. One of the most frequently asked questions we get is how to tame ever-present frizz. For curly and straight haired girls alike, humidity and heat (just to name a couple) can wreak havoc on your hair and can leave you with more than a few hairs out of…

Hair Myth #6: Can Split Ends Travel Up Your Hair?

Yes. Unfortunately this is one hair myth that is in fact true. Over time split ends can travel up the hair shaft towards the roots and may even develop splits that migrate and split the entire hair follicle. To counteract this, we suggest getting a trim every 4-6 weeks and in between use Living Proof’s Split…

Does Sleeping With Your Hair Down Make It Grow Longer?

Sleeping with your hair down won’t make it grow any faster. The myth goes that sleeping with it down will let your scalp breathe and promote growth. In truth, it may do the opposite as it can cause tangles, leaving your hair prone to breakage. Your best bet is to sleep with your hair in a loose…

Does Hair Grow Faster in the Summer?

Now that the weather is getting warmer, we get asked the question all the time by clients, “does your hair really grow faster in the summer?” The short answer to this question is yes, but it’s such a small amount, you wouldn’t even notice it. UV exposure, hormone changes, and eating more fruits and vegetables in the warmer months can all…