Wednesday, 25 March 2015

HAIRCUT HACK: Choosing The Right Bangs!



Bored of the straight cut or layers? Are you daring enough to experiment with some bangs? Well, if you are having some trouble choosing one, we've got the perfect solution.




First and foremost identify your facecut!

It is of great essence to identify the facecut you have as this may help everytimje you get a haircut.

In order to make it easy, you can take an old lipstick and outline your face on a mirror. 


Primary Four

There are four dominting haircuts - Oval, Round, Heart and Square.


If you belong to the ones with a Square facecut the Eye Grazing Fringe is perfect for you. 




For the Heart Shaped ones, sideswept bangs work ideally well. 




Round Shape facecuts are the most common ones. The wispy bangs suit you best!




Oval shaped faces, you lucky thang! The freedom to experiment with any bangs are in your fortune. Wispy, Sideswept or Eye Grazing what's gona be your pick?




Monday, 16 March 2015

QUIZ: How Hair Obsessed Are You?





Do you decide your clothes on the type of hair day you are having?

Yes
No


Do you cancel plans if you are having a bad hair day?

Yes
No



Do you brush your hair more than five times a day?

Yes
No


Do yo keep tossing your hair from side to side?

Yes
No


Does it piss you off when your hair gets wet in the rain?

Yes
No


Do you spend ridiculous amounts of money on your hair treatment/spa/products?

Yes
No


You hate it when other people touch your hair?

Yes
No


Did you take this quiz because you know you are hair obsessed and just wanted to confirm it?

Yes
No



Maximum Yes:
Okay, so being hair obsessed is not a bad thing but if that's all you're going to be thinking or touching or doing or whatever it is. Then perhaps you need to stop, take a deep breath and look at other things in life that need all the attention and money. We get that good hair is important but obsession.. un-huh no way!


Maximum No:
It's great that you ain't hair obsessed but we really do hope you aren't ignoring those poor little tresses totally either. They do need some love, care and attention. 



Monday, 9 March 2015

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Retro Bangs or Alia Bhatt's Distressed Tresses



This month we have two beauties covering two magazine covers and clearly one being a total aesthetic, vintage one while the other going all 'Prep'd For Summer'!

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan adorns the cover of Vogue and the jet black tresses with those retro bangs... Total, total hero here!




Definitely bangs can never go out of fashion, the only thing that manages to change is the way you wear them. And Ash nails this look!


Alia Bhatt on the other hand graces the cover of Hello! and the Summer element screams out loud!




The distressed hairdo with a tone of brown is just so chic and stylish. Perfect, whether it's for a formal or casual do.

We love how Alia and Ash's contrasting covers here are just so different yet apt for the season and their respective magazines. What about you?

Thursday, 26 February 2015

OSCARS 2015: Hairstyles That Rocked The Night!



The Oscars has always been a special affair and this time around the competition was definitely fiercer. Not only in the category of the movies, performances and awards but also the for best look as well!

Actresses strived and put forward their best, however the one snatched the lights was Julianne Moore and her fancy Chignon!

Chic, Neat and Stylish.... the hairdo was just bang on!




Lily Collins sported a shoulder length bob at the Oscars 2015  Red Carpet, which looked oh-so vintage, however at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party she went a notch higher and got the Wispy Pixie Look.  




Love... Love... Love...!




Zendaya's Bohemian Long Faux Dreadlocks have been creating headlines and why wouldn't they? Not an easy look to achieve and most defnitely not everyone's cup of tea. But this lady pulled it off rather well!




Margot Robbie's Angular Blunt Cut was just the sharp edge she needed to complete her look. And yeah, she totally rocked it!




Go ahead with this look with the deep side parting like hers or center, waves or poker straight... This look can be easliy experimented with and easy to achieve too.

Monday, 16 February 2015

Contest Alert!



With great nails come great repsonsiblities and we understand those needs too! And we at Divo have a surprise for you.

Divo's Goodie bag has some amazing treats in store, which can be yours by answering a simple question.

Just tell us which of these nail shapes do you prefer best. Comment along with the hashtag #NailedIt and stand a chance to win big!



Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Tricks To Make your Hair Grow Faster



Ever had days where you just stare at those tresses and wonder .... 'Has it even grown?'

Well put a stop this dilemma and pay heed to these simple hacks that will do the trick!


Basic Hair Care





If you've got the basics right, the end result wil just follow.

So if we go through the basics:

Oil your hair

Wash it regularly, but not everyday.

Trim regularly

Eat right



With the basics sorted, you can then experiment with the right treatment and products that will do you some good!


Deep Conditioning





You can opt for Deep Conditioning Hair Masks or even the DIY Home Remedies made out of fruits like Avacado, Banana or Yogurt Mask or Mayonnaise Mask.


Hair Protection Products





With too much hairstyling and products being used on your hair, some grave damage can be caused. In order to avoid them you can resort to some Hair Protection Sprays and Serums that are easily available in the market.


Hair Oil Treatment





The easiest treatment out there! All that you need to invest in is a good Coconut Oil, Sesame Oil or Olive Oil.


Hair Growth Supplements





Hair Growth Supplements have gone big in the recent few years and sure are in demand.

Just make sure you opt for the herbal ones or even better if you consult the Doc!





If you just follow the basics to the T and choose either one of the treatments and/or products/supplements your hair will turn out to be just the way you'd want it to be.

Saturday, 31 January 2015

DIY: Easy And Quick Homemade Hair Colours



Red, Maroon, Blonde? Hair Colour has and will continue to be the rising trend! No matter how amazing the outcome maybe, BUT the damaging element attached to it, is just not what your hair requires . A dilemma isn't it? Au natural is the solution for you!

Here are some of Homemade remedies that can be used as a dye and totally hair friendly too!

Blonde




The Juice of Lemon works perfectly well for light blonde and certain darker blondes. A tea mixture made from a combination of chamomile and calendula will work for darker blonde types.


Deep Honey





Rhubarb roots can help make deep honey tones. Simmer the root in water and let it cool. You can use it on your hair opting for the tea method.


Brown





For the brown hair tone, tou can use strong black tea or a coffee solution.

You can also make the tea by using rosemary and sage. Sage has been commonly used to cover gray hair. In case you do suffer graying of hair, opt for the sage method weekly to keep them from coming back.


Red





For a red head, nothing better than tomato juice. Massage a sufficient quantity into hair, squeezing out the excess. Conceal it with a shower cap or plastic bag whichever your prefer, and leave on for a minimum of 30 minutes.

For a more antioxidant and healthier option you can also opt for the tea comprising of calendula and hibiscus flowers. Adjust the amount as per the desired the shade.


Almost Purple





Pulped beetroots can give your tresses a reddish purple tone.

P.S: Red Shades will pick up colour highlights from a vinegar rinse, used after a hair color.


Black





Jet black hair is quite difficult to work with and while colouring it can be a longer procedure too. Black walnut powder can help give an almost black hair.