How to Cut Your Hair by Yourself

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When you picture a hairstylist in your mind, you would probably imagine someone who is chic and fashionable, armed with the latest gadgets and tools in hair styling. This is true because a hair stylist will hardly be able to do anything without efficient hair equipment that will help him whip up the best kind of do that a customer would love.

With so many tools and appliances available, it is hard to keep up. But if you want to style your hair like how the salon does it, it is probably a good idea to get to know their weapons. This article lists down the top 5 most popular hair equipment that can be found in the market today. hair blow dryer brush

1. Flat irons

One of the latest trends in hair styling is the super sleek, ultra straight hair that we have seen worn by many celebrities. This makes the flat iron as one of the most popular pieces of hair equipment of today.

Flat irons come in a wide variety of types, styles and features. There are the cheap generic ones that expert stylists would hardly ever recommend because they can cause damage to your hair.

Then there are also the ceramic and tourmaline variety that have become the name of the game when it comes to giving out a healthy and beautiful straight hair without doing any harm to your tresses.

2. Curling irons

If some people like it straight, others prefer to have a curly top. This puts curling irons in the second spot. Just like the flat iron, this equipment also makes use of heat in addition to a little moisture to put patters of curls, coils or waves in your hair. You also have lots of choices on curling irons–from the tiny barrels that produce tight curls to the larger ones that create big soft spirals.

3. Blow Dryer

On the third place is the blow dryer, which has always been an indispensable part of the hair styling industry. This tool also makes use of heat like curling irons and flat irons but its main purpose is to dry the hair quickly, although most hairstylists also utilize this to create curls or straighten up hair.

A blow dryer comes with a concentrator, which narrows the stream of air and a diffuser attachment, which softens the air and distributes heat evenly to give a gentler flow.

4. Hair Shears

A good pair of scissors that can trim, slice, and produce all sorts of hair styles and cuts is the next one on our list, and the first one that does not make use of heat or electrical power. This makes the hair shears probably the most popular classic hair styling equipment ever known to man.

5. Combs and Brushes

The final item on this countdown is the comb and brush, which as we all know, is owned by almost everyone, not necessarily for hair styling but primarily for good grooming. There are various kinds of combs and brushes like wide-toothed combs, small-toothed combs, vented brush, round or curved brush, paddle brush, and bristled brush.

 

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