One of the reasons I started this blog was to use my years of experience as a stylist/business owner and offer advice to readers. So, if you have questions, please send me an email: I would love to help you out!

Here is a hair question from Connie Bernardi who was featured in my In the Chair interview.

What is the proper technique for using a curling iron – I try using it to create that ‘beachy wave look’ and it always ends up looking like I stuck my finger in an electric socket.

Dear Hairdresser Beach Waves (2)

Forget about the curling iron.

You’re a busy working mother and probably don’t have a lot of time to get ready in the morning.

Beach waves using a curling iron works great but it takes a lot of time and practice before you can get the desired look.

I’ll tell you a way that is much easier and you can do this as many times as you like, without risking the chance of damaging your hair by using a hot hair tool.

This alternative method will work great for you too, since you have straight hair.

Dear Hairdresser Beach Waves (4)

After you wash your hair, apply some EIMI Perfect from the mid-shaft to the ends.

Rough dry it with a hair dryer, until it is almost dry.

Next, tie your hair in a loose braid. Leave it in for 45 minutes to an hour. Then, take the braid out, shake out your hair. Your done. Dear Hairdresser Beach Waves (3) Signup

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