I’ve switched on and off between doing my own color and going to see a stylist to have it done. I have a great stylist here that I love but it’s hard to find the time to make an appointment! I fear that’s going to get more and more difficult with kids and life schedules, so I’m grateful that I manage to do it on my own!

My background is in cosmetology. I did hair for about 10 years before I closed my studio to stay home with my boys and work solely on the blog. I’m

Since beauty school, I’ve been pretty rough on my hair. The lighter the better, in my opinion, and between lightening it with color, heat styling, and generally doing too much to it on a regular basis I’ve learned that I need to use a deep conditioner about once a week. And frankly, I may be able to get away with doing one more often than that!

But there are a few things that I do to care for my hair that don’t require products! If you feel like your hair is in need of a little