Chelsea Crockett

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Which Hair Extensions Are Right for You?

Have you ever had a bad haircut, maybe it was cut too short, or have you always wanted long, thick hair?!  Recently, one of my workers had a terrible haircut…

Have you ever had a bad haircut, maybe it was cut too short, or have you always wanted long, thick hair?!  Recently, one of my workers had a terrible haircut experience that resulted in her getting extensions.  What was meant to be a trim, turned into a good 5 inches being taken off.  She was mortified!  Lexi started exploring her options and decided to get extensions.  Curious, I started asking her all about them.  Here’s what she told me:

There are a wide variety of extensions to choose from and must be chosen carefully for each individual person.  While some are temporary, others can last months, and some can even damage your hair.  Depending on your hair type, picking out the correct extensions are crucial for a natural look.

  • Clip in extensions are great for temporary wear. They can be taken in and out and leave no damage to your hair.  You can wash and style these like real hair, but compared to other options, look the “fakest”.  You have to be careful where you place them!
  • Glue-in and pre-bonded extensions are small strands of hair fused with a heating machine to other strands of hair. While these look extremely natural, they require a lot of upkeep.  Avoid using conditioner or heat around the bonds.  This can loosen each bond making them fall out sooner or even break off your hair. 
  • Sewn-in extensions are ideal for people with coarse, curly, or thick hair. They are applied by sewing the extension into a tight braid under your hair line.  This requires frequent trips to the salon to keep the braid tight and make sure the end is still tied.  If you have thin hair, I would avoid this option.
  • Tape extensions are my ultimate favorite. While they are quite pricier, they look the most natural and have the least upkeep.  They are applied with two strands of clear tape to different sections of hair.  If you are gentle with them and don’t use a brush around them, they can last months!Chelsea Crockett- tape extensions

Once you’ve chosen your extensions, have a stylist shape them to blend in with your natural hair.  Hope you love them!

XOXO, 

            Chelsea     

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Life Hacks!

Have you ever wandered around the house looking for the perfect solution to something!  Well, it’s time to stop searching!  I’ve stumbled across some of the most useful life hacks…

Have you ever wandered around the house looking for the perfect solution to something!  Well, it’s time to stop searching!  I’ve stumbled across some of the most useful life hacks and knew I had to share them with you all!  Check them out…life just got a lot easier!Chelsea Crockett- winged eyeliner

  1. Have you ever needed to microwave two bowls at once? Place one on the floor of the microwave and the other on top of a cup above the other!
  2. Do you want a custom phone case, but don’t want to pay the price? Buy a clear phone case and use scrap booking paper to customize your own! Just cut the paper to match your phone case, slide it in, and you’ve got yourself a one-of-a-kind case!
  3. Don’t know what to do with that last bit of Nutella? Throw a scope of ice cream directly into the jar and you’ve got yourself a sweet treat!
  4. Try topping your mason jar with a coffee lid! Now you’ve got a spill-proof drink!
  5. Use tape to get the perfect winged eyeliner! Just place the strip diagonally from your outer lid to keep your liner in place!
  6. Make pancakes out of cake mix for someone’s birthday!
  7. A stick of spaghetti can be lit on fire to light hard to reach candles!
  8. Mix lemon juice and baking soda together to use as a paste to remove unwanted color from a spray tan!

I hope these life hacks may help you one day in the future!!

-Chelsea

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DIY Flip Flops

 Flip flops can be surprisingly expensive sometimes, especially if they have a pattern or design.  They are the perfect summer shoe and can be thrown on with any outfit for…

 Flip flops can be surprisingly expensive sometimes, especially if they have a pattern or design.  They are the perfect summer shoe and can be thrown on with any outfit for an effortless look.  Creating your own flip flop masterpiece is a fun activity for the summer!  I will give you the step by step process for designing your own flip flops right at home.  It’s super simple!  Let’s go!Chelsea Crockett- diy flip flopsChelsea Crockett- diy flip flops

            All you need is a pair of plain colored flip flops (I recommend light colors), painters tape, and different colored sharpie markers.  Let your imagination run wild with the colors and pattern you would like your flip flops to be.  Right now, I really love the chevron print.  Place your flips flops in front of you and start taping your design.  For the chevron print, break apart small pieces of tape and make a zigzag pattern.  Make sure to space everything out evenly.  Once the design is created, start coloring in between the tape with your favorite colored markers.  Have fun with this part!  Let the color dry for about 10 minutes and then tear off the tape.  Now you’ve got your own pair of flip flops you designed yourself!

Have fun,

            Chelsea

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