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Blending Extensions With Short Hair + Twisted Half Up Do | Hair Tutorial

Blending Extensions With Short Hair + Twisted Half Up Do | Hair Tutorial

I love the look of this twisted half up-do and the versatility of the style!  The soft waves tie in perfectly with the romantic feel of the twists.

It's a great boho style for a wedding, summer concert, or date night look.  

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The first part of the tutorial shows how I blend my shorter-to-mid length lob with my longer extensions.  I'm wearing my 18" set of gggHAIR extensions and using a 1.25" curling iron.  

If you want to do this look on natural hair, with no extensions or you already know how to blend your hair and extensions, skip right to 3 minutes and 39 seconds in the video for the twist tutorial.

The twists are surprisingly easy to add.  I'm using a technique called "pancaking."  You hold one side of the twist or braid and gently pull on the other side.  It makes the twist or braid get bigger and more undone and is a quick and easy way to add tons of volume to a look.  

You know all those major hair inspo braids you see on Instagram?  They've all been pancaked.  I recommend doing a quick braid or twist prior to doing this hairstyle and practicing pancaking once or twice before doing the full look.  It's fairly easy, but just requires a little practice so you don't pull too much or too little.

I hope you enjoy and please feel free to ask any questions!

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High Ponytail Hair Tutorial | 2 Styles | Sleek + Voluminous

High Ponytail Hair Tutorial | 2 Styles | Sleek + Voluminous

The heat is on!  It's officially summer and this high ponytail has been my go-to hairstyle.

Ponytails are the hair version of a good pair of jeans.  They can be dressed up or down, worn casual or fancy.

I wanted to show my two favorite styles, a sleek version and a tousled look.  Both can be worn with the hair straight, wavy, or curly to vary the look each time.

And, to make it even easier to replicate, we have some handy-dandy photo tutorials after the video.  You can save them to your Pinterest board, so you can refresh your memory quickly the next time you are getting ready!

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Boho Hair Inspo // Tutorial from Beauty Blogger FrouFrou412

Boho Hair Inspo // Tutorial from Beauty Blogger FrouFrou412

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I love YouTube.  I can so easily get sucked in and spend hours watching beauty tutorials!

Ashley, a.k.a froufrou412 on YouTube and Instagram, is a fav because of how clearly she breaks down every style step-by-step in her tutorials.  I always feel like I can actually recreate the gorgeous hair styles she does.

She's just a peach and this video is AMAZING!  She reviews our hair and does a great boho half up hair-do that is major hair inspo.  Make sure you subscribe to her channel, she posts videos regularly.

Ashley is wearing shade 14, Medium Warm Blonde, in the 18" 180 grams set.  She trimmed hers about an inch to blend them with her shorter bob haircut.

I love that you can see how thick each weft is in the video.  The hair geek in me went wild!

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Double Dutch Braids Hair Tutorial

Double Dutch Braids Hair Tutorial

I can't believe how popular Double Dutch braids have become again lately.  I remember my mother braiding my hair like this every day before school when I was in elementary school!  

These braids are great if you only have a few minutes to pull together a polished look and they are also perfect if you need to take a break from heat styling your hair or extensions.  I also love them for a quick but cute gym hair style.  They keep my hair totally out of my face the whole workout!


We added extensions to our braids to make them extra thick, but you can do them with just your natural hair as well!

I hope you enjoy the video tutorial!



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Wedding Hair Tutorial // Sneak Peak of Jade Roper's Wedding Hair

Wedding Hair Tutorial // Sneak Peak of Jade Roper's Wedding Hair

This Sunday, ABC is going to be doing a look back at it's 20 seasons of The Bachelor.  I only started one season ago, when our girlgetglamorousHAIR gal Jade Roper was on the show. 

I was immediately hooked on this show and now even started doing weekly watching parties.  Gotta say, those TV producers know what they are doing, they've turned me into a Bachelor addict!

I've done Jade's makeup a few times for various appearances and she became one of our first gals to love girlgetglamorousHAIR.  Jade (and Carly - in shade 613) wore her 16" set for her appearance on ABC's After Paradise and looked stunning.  


How we created Jade's Side-Swept Curls for After Paradise:

1.  We prepped both Jade's natural hair and the extensions (16" length) with a heat protect spray.

2.  We created a deep side part and clipped the hair up in layers so we could work on one small section at a time.

3.  Curled the natural hair first.  We changed the direction that we curled each piece in, to create a more voluminous style and more natural looking curls. All the hair in front was curled away from her face.  We also used two different size curling irons, a 1" and 1.25" iron.

4.  Then we curled Jade's extensions using the same technique, alternating the direction the curls went in.

5.  We clipped the extensions in and blended the natural and extension hair. {tutorial}

6.  We sprayed a texture spray throughout to create even more volume.

7.  We parted Jade's hair with the thin side of a teasing comb and back combed the top. 

8.  We added a tiny mist of hair spray to smooth down fly aways for on camera (the texture spray already has medium hold) and used a pea size amount of oil on her ends and then used what was left on our hands to smooth out the top.



Let us know if you re-create this look, tag us on Instagram @girlgetglmaorousHAIR

Shop Jade's shade: Shade 2, Darkest Brown

Here's an article with all the details on her wedding!  And for her makeup details see {this post}

And a sneak peek of her hair for her wedding dress shopping!



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