Keeping Your Short Hairstyle Thanks To The Internet
The key to any hairstyle, short or otherwise, is to ensure a good cut in the first place and to give yourself the time and tools to keep it in the correct way. Without the right products and styling methods, your hairstyle won’t resemble anything like the hair you left the salon with and the chances are that you’ll feel pretty miserable along the way!
What you need
Because it’s harder to keep shorter hair under control with accessories such as bobbles and slides, it’s often the case that you need more in the way of styling and styling products than you might with hair which is longer. It’s essential to texturise your hair so a good wax or defining product is essential, as is a fixing spray. Short hair often needs more frequent washing but some shampoos can strip the hair, especially if they’re used every day so you may find that a specialist shampoo and/or conditioner is also extremely useful. Finally, your equipment is as important as your products so a good hairdryer and also straightening irons or a hot brush which will let you get the style you want are a must have.
It used to be that if you wanted any products or equipment for your hair then you’d need to take a trip to your nearest shop or specialist beauty retailer and stock up from there but the internet has revolutionised the way we buy pretty much everything – including hair care products.
Thanks to the internet, products which would cost double in the high street are readily available and can be delivered directly to your door. However, despite the savings and convenience, many people are still unsure about internet shopping and are still missing out on the amazing deals they could be having the benefit of.
The simple rule is that if you want to make the very most of your short hairstyles, then the internet is the place for you and if you want to ensure the best possible deal, there are a few golden rules
How to get what you want
One of the most important things to consider when shopping online is to use a source you trust. If you’re not used to shopping online then see if someone will recommend a site you can try. Some people live and die by eBay whereas others use specific beauty websites.
Once you come to shop then your safety and security are of paramount importance so using the most up to day copy of your own browser, using a medium such as PayPal rather than your own debit card details and only dealing with companies or sites which offer quality guarantees are good ways of ensuring that you’re being protected.
In terms of the products you’re going to buy, whilst it’s not always essential to make sure that they’re well known brands – some of the best are those which are bargain finds or beauty secrets – but it is a good idea to research what you’re buying. You’ll be putting whatever it is on your hair so it’s quality should be extremely high!
Sophie Clarke is a fashion blogger with short hair and a love of technology.