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Hairstyle Ideas: Party Season Edit

It’s that time of the year again! December brings with it the inevitable cold weather, endless repeats of Christmas songs and, of course, plenty of festive party invitations. From the office Christmas party to festive drinks with friends, there’s so many opportunities to experiment with new hairstyles that will showcase your hair perfectly. At Additional Lengths we’re taking hair inspiration from some of our favourite celebs and hairstylists to ensure that we can party like the best of them with our hair looking on point!

From up do’s to wavy hairstyles, read on for some party hairstyle ideas you’ll be excited to try out this festive season.

A sleek ponytail is a timeless hairstyle for all occasions; it keeps hair out of the face, shows off the neck and brings a well groomed finish to any outfit. For the party season, why not mix it up with some extra detailing with your ponytail?

We love the layered look of the multi-hairbands that start at the crown and work their way down the lengths at equally spaced intervals throughout the lengths. Pulled out a little to create more texture, the finished look is a great alternative to a French braid or ponytail! This look is ideal for those with long, thick hair who are wanting a chic hairstyle that still shows off their hair length without overpowering their overall look.

Want to transform your look for the office party but enter 2018 feeling yourself again? Then why not try out a semi permanent hair colour to give you the gift of a different hair shade, albeit temporarily!

If you have 100% Remy human hair extensions fitted, you’re able to dye them, so opt for a festive red tone or mix it up completely and go pastel. We love the sugary sweet shades of lilac and pink for a semi permanent dye option as it looks so unique and unexpected. Treat your hair to the pastel hair dye experience and style as you normally would.

 

 

 
 
We love the loose waves look with pastel hair as it brings out the different tones and adds dimension. Try out the Cloud Nine curling wand to achieve the look effortlessly and hairspray to hold the waves.

Throw it back to the 1980’s with a mix of different styles that includes a back combed and plaited look for ultra party vibes. Plaiting in rows along the sides but leaving a top section free to backcomb and pin place before taking the back section down into a long plait is a look with many different elements but is totally achievable!

For the extra length, consider applying a hair piece that you can blend with your own hair to create a super long, feminine braid. This is a great Christmas party hairstyle for those who like to push the boat out when it comes to their look.

You could even add a glitter hairspray for extra glamour points and, of course, gold hoops for that 80’s inspired finish.

 

 

 

 

 

If you’re looking for a change that will include thickening and elongating the look of your hair, then consider getting some high quality hair extensions from Remi Cachet. In our collection of Remi Cachet hair extensions you’ll find endless colour options of real human hair extensions that come in pre bonded, weft, tape in and clip in extension application methods to suit your needs. We stock ombre, root stretch and dip dye hair extensions for a soft blend of multi-tonal hair colours, and some fantastic base colours, from champagne blonde through to chestnut brown. Impress everyone this festive season with an entirely new look with a head of luxurious new hair extensions that you can style any way you like!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quick tips to keep your hair looking hot when it’s cold outside

There are so many factors that can affect our hair during the winter season, from central heating to wet weather, so let’s get armed with the know-how on how to solve those tricky hair issues:

  • Static flyaways – Reduce the static in your hair by sleeping on a satin pillow, or if you aren’t into that kind of bedding, try blow drying your hair with an ionic hairdryer and avoid using plastic combs as this may add to the static charge. No more zaps!
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  • Frizz – Frizz can come out of nowhere, or be due to the wet weather outside simply ruining our hair before we get to work on a morning. Luckily there are several frizz-free hair care products on the market that can help us maintain a smooth hair look all day long, such as a hair serum and hair conditioners that will calm down any frizz.
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  • Dry ends – Cure dry ends once and for all by going for a seasonal trim! Keep hair hydrated in between visits to the hairdressers by using a hair mask or treatment such as the Moroccan Oil hair treatments that deposit moisturising properties in the hair to improve the look of the mid lengths and ends.

So whether you want to try an alternative ponytail, colourful waves, a 1980’s inspired ‘do or a whole new look with some luxurious hair extensions, there are plenty of hairstyles for the party season to experiment with!

View the selection of hair pieces and hair extensions at Additional Lengths to boost your look for the festive season.

Christmas

Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas means a whole lot of to-do lists, and trying to guess the deepest wishes of friends and family in order to get them the perfect Christmas present can be right at the top! If you’re struggling to think of what to give the lady in your life (or even a hair conscious male) then give them the gift of beautiful hair with the products from our Additional Lengths Christmas gift guide. Full of haircare and hairstyling products to keep locks in prime condition, and electric hair stylers such as straightening and curling wands, she can create her dream hairstyles everyday!

This Christmas gift guide features hair products suitable for all budgets, so read on to get some festive inspiration.

For those who enjoy investing in haircare

Distinctive haircare brand Moroccan Oil is renowned for their hydrating hair care products that quench the thirst of dry hair effortlessly. Not only do we sell individual Moroccan Oil hair products, but our Moroccan Oil gift sets are ideal Christmas gifts for ladies who take extra care with their hair or the condition of their hair extensions. Smoothing on some magical hair oil or hair treatment from this brand has the power to press the elusive reset button on most hair types to result in manageable, soft hair.

Our selection of Moroccan Oil haircare gift sets just had to be included in our Christmas gift guide as it provides the perfect opportunity to try out the Moroccan Oil products, plus a little extra! For supple locks ready for a New Year’s Eve celebration, treat her to the Moroccan Oil Astonish Gift Set (£34.70) for a moisturizing shampoo, conditioner and treatment. Not only that, the Moroccan Oil treatment Gift Set (£31.85) with a candle is the epitome of a festive gift – she can pop on the hair oil treatment and enjoy the cosiness of the candle while it works its magic!

For the one who is always late getting ready

Heating up in mere seconds, we love the Cloud Nine heated stylers that give fabulous results every time! At Additional Lengths we stock the amazing limited edition range of Cloud Nine gift sets that are the perfect Christmas gift ideas for women. The award winning straightening irons from Cloud Nine are featured in the Gift Of Gold Original Iron Gift Set (£158.99) alongside a paddle brush, protective heat guard, two croc clips and a gold edition carry case with heat resistant mat. We also love the Gift Of Gold – The Essentials Gift Set (£24.99) which offers everything she needs to get her hair looking on point over the festive period, with a paddle brush, croc clips, butterfly clips and a gold edition accessories bag that she can use to store her electrical hair stylers.

Presented in stunning marble effect packaging with decadent gold edging, opening a Cloud Nine hair styling gift set on Christmas morning is bound to make her smile!

For the fans of classic hair brands

Much loved brand ghd have plenty to offer come Christmas time with their excellent range of hair straighteners, hair dryers and curling wands. We stock the latest products from ghd and thoroughly recommend taking at look at their complete range to find exactly what you’re after! One of our bestsellers has to be the ghd Platinum Styler in white (£165) which offers the revolutionary tri-zone technology for ultra safe heat application to the hair without compromising on the finished look. The unique wishbone hinge holds the plates in perfect alignment, giving much more control over the hair straightening process. Treat her to the ghd Platinum Styler for Christmas to keep you in her good books for 2018!

A brand new hairdryer is a solid Christmas gift choice for anyone; it’s an essential part of a hairstyling kit, so a good quality hair dryer is well worth investing in! A high power ghd Air Hairdryer (£99) will dry hair in half of the time of a standard hairdryer due to its professional strength motor and removable air filter that delivers a high pressure air flow. Update her hair dryer for a much welcomed gift.

Stocking fillers for her

Looking for an additional present to add to their main gift? We’ve got many products that could be just the thing to add as a Christmas stocking filler this year, including the festively themed ghd bauble gifts. Inside the luxe copper coloured baubles there’s the option for a 30ml version of the ghd Smooth & Finish Serum or the ghd Advanced Split End Therapy treatment (both £15 each). Both products are ideal travel sizes – perfect for a gal who is always on the go!

Another hair related item that would make an ideal stocking filler this year is a Tangle Teezer hair brush that promises to be ultra gentle on the hair – perfect for those with hair extensions. There’s many different Tangle Teezers to choose from, with leopard print, sleek gold and plum colours all available from their range. The Tangle Teezer Magic Flowerpot is an ideal gift for a younger sister or niece for a playful hair brush that is just right for princesses.

Our final stocking filler gift suggestion comes in the form of an overlooked hair item that will no doubt become a favourite for those who enjoy doing hair masks and treatments regularly. The microwaveable Revolutionary Hair Conditioning Cap (£9.99) from Heat Treat will aid the hair treatment process with its thermal properties, helping the hair to soak up all of the hydration! She can expect no more bad hair days after discovering this unique gift. (Note: unfortunately this product will not be suitable for ladies with hair extensions.)

Find all of the suggestions from our Christmas gift guide right here at our Additional Lengths online store, shop today and take advantage of the next day delivery options – perfect for last minute Christmas gifts!

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