How to Cut Your Own Split Ends

When I was in a salon full time, my clients would ask me how they could extend the wear of their haircut. I would give them shampoo, conditioner, and hair product recommendations, but the trick that they seemed to be most excited about was when I would teach them how to cut your own split ends.

Cutting your own split ends isn’t as scary as it sounds. You aren’t changing your haircut in any way and you aren’t even taking length off of your hair. You are simply cutting the split ends off of your hair, in order to keep your hair healthy and let you go a few extra weeks between haircuts. Let’s face it, most people drag the weeks between haircuts anyway, so why not have the tools you need to keep your hair healthy between them rather than getting to the cosmetologist with hair that is totally destroyed from split ends.

How to Cut Your Split Ends At Home

How to Cut Your Own Split Ends

By cutting your own split ends, you can go a little longer in between haircuts or just make sure that your hair is in tip top shape all of the time. Cutting my own split ends is really my biggest secret to having healthy, beautiful hair! And guess what? It isn’t hard to do at all! In fact, it is easy enough that any of you can do it! All you need is a comb and a pair of scissors. [Read more…]

Mickey Mouse Tote Bag

This post is sponsored by Expressions Vinyl. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

We’re headed to Disneyland next month and we’re getting everything prepped and ready to go! One thing that I knew I wanted to take was a fun Disney tote bag that we could keep all of our Disneyland essentials in. I wanted something Disney themed, without feeling too cheesy. That’s why I loved this simple Mickey Mouse inspired design I came up with!

Mickey Mouse Tote Bag

This tote only takes a few minutes to make and it is so easy to do! Here is what you will need to make your own…  [Read more…]

How to Make a Shirt With Many Types of Vinyl: 100 Day of School Shirt

It was the 100 day of school recently and we had to make a shirt with 100 of something on it. When I talked with my kindergartner, she instantly knew she wanted 100 hearts on her shirt! Instead of cutting and gluing 100 hearts on a shirt, I wanted to make a shirt that she could wear again and again… without totally wasting a shirt.

100 Day of School Shirt Idea

100 Day of School Shirt with 100 Hearts

This shirt looks a lot more complicated to make than it actually was. Here is what I used to make the 100 day of school shirt… [Read more…]

Pretty Spring Tulip and Moss Wreath

I love this gorgeous spring wreath! The moss and tulips together make such a perfect welcome for spring and a perfect welcome on the front door!

Spring Wreath Mossy Tulip Tutorial

I like the fresh Spring colors that it brings to my door! It was so easy to make this spring wreath, too! I didn’t take pictures while I made it because I made it at about midnight and the pictures would have been NO good, but I will tell you how I did it! [Read more…]

Poop Emoji Hairstyle for Crazy Hair Day

If your kids are anything like my daughter, they are probably obsessed with all things emoji! We have emoji stickers, pencils, keychains, etc. They are slowly taking over the house! That is why, when it came time to creating the perfect Crazy Hair Day hairstyle, we knew there was basically only one real option… a POOP EMOJI!

Poop Emoji Crazy Hair Day Hairstyle on www.girllovesglam.com

This hairstyle was a huge hit! There wasn’t anyone else in the school with the same hairstyle and she absolutely loved it. I don’t think there is more we could have asked for! I think one of my favorite parts though, was just how easy this hairstyle was to make. We weren’t slaving away, putting hundreds of elastics or braids all over her head. This hairstyle was simple, just the way we like it!

To create your own Poop Emoji hairstyle, you will need… [Read more…]

Minnie Mouse Hair Clip and Disneyland GIVEAWAY

Yes, you read that correctly. Somebody is going to win a Southern California trip! All of the giveaway info is at the bottom of this post!

When you have a daughter who is as Minnie Mouse obsessed as I do, you have to think of every possible Minnie Mouse themed piece of clothing and accessory that you can make because she just can’t have enough! One day, I was doing her hair and I watched as she carefully chose which bow to wear. It hit me that we could totally make her her own Minnie Mouse inspired bow that would have her feeling like she was wearing Minnie ears any day, without feeling like she is wearing a dress up.

Minnie Mouse Ears Hair Clip on www.girllovesglam.com

These little clips are so incredibly easy to make! They would be such a perfect stocking stuffer or a gift for your daughters to give to their friends for the holidays or for birthdays! Here is what you will need to make your own… [Read more…]

Fun Christmas Kid Crafts and Activities

We have officially entered the season where my daughter expects to do a different Christmas craft everyday! Parts of that are so fun, but other parts make it hard. I can’t come up with my own crafts everyday! I have rounded up a bunch of adorable kid crafts and activities that are going to keep us busy all holiday season!

Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids on www.girllovesglam.com

There are so many great ideas! [Read more…]

Easy Loose Curls

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received the InfinitiPRO by Conair 3Q Compact Styler and the InfinitiPRO by Conair 2-in-1 Styler for my own personal use. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. One question that I seem to get asked a lot, especially on Instagram, is how I curl my hair. I am excited to finally be sharing a quick tutorial of how I curl my hair! I partnered with Conair to show how to use their Conair 3Q Dryer and Conair 2-in-1 Styler with this tutorial.

Easy Loose Curls on www.girllovesglam.com

I loved trying out both of these styling tools and highly recommend them both! [Read more…]

Thankful Thanksgiving Sign

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that seems to get skipped a lot. The sad thing is it is one holiday that truly stands for something that we should all be paying attention to. It isn’t just a Thursday where we stuff our faces and make shopping plans for the next day. It is a time where we can really reflect on what we have been blessed with and surround ourselves with the people we love. I wanted to focus on being grateful for the entire month of November, so I made this sign that we can look at throughout the month and even add our own leaves to with things we are grateful for if we wanted to.

I love that this sign features geometric leaves. I am a sucker for geometric ANYTHING!

Geometric Leaves Thankful Sign on www.girllovesglam.com

Here is what you will need to make your own…

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Pretty Big Bad Wolf Girl Costume

When my five year old saw the Pottery Barn Halloween catalog, she instantly fell in love with a deer costume. She mistakenly thought it was a wolf at first and that instantly inspired this year’s family Halloween costume theme of Red Riding Hood characters. But instead of being the Big Bad Wolf, we like to think of our wolf as the Pretty Nice Wolf.

No Sew Big Bad Wolf Girl Costume on www.girllovesglam.com

This costume was incredibly easy to make. In fact, I was able to get it completely finished in less time than it takes for my 5 year old to go to kindergarten. It is a very close version of the Pottery Barn costume that she fell in love with, but I actually love the extra details we added to our costume a little more! The greatest part about it all is the fact that it is 100% no sew!

To make your own, you need… [Read more…]