2 Methods To Making A Daisy Chain Braid

Method 1: Use about 4 inches and make a small slit in the bottom half with your fingernail. Then, thread one piece through each slit, making a chain. Continue until a crown around the head is made.

Method 2: Simply braid three pieces together for about an inch, and then add in more pieces to the braid.

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Prom Is Now!

You need to look your best to shine on the dance floor! Lookin’ Good Salon Inc is here for you and your Makeover needs! Make your man look and feel snazzy with a Classic Prom Haircut while you kick back with your own! Come on down with your head high and bright to transform yourself into the belle of the ball!

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Tips to Look Your Best for Prom

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Prevent An Updo Meltdown

Keep a hidden mini can of hairspray and a few bobby pins in reach at all times during the special night. When your hair feels like it’s about to fall, spray the bobby pin with hairspray and tuck it into your updo. This will hold the pin strong enough to last you those next few special hours of the night!

Apply Under Eye Concealer In The Shape Of A Triangle.

With prom being stressful enough as it is, keeping you up day and night before the big dance, you want to look your best! Make sure you cover up the stressful eye bags by applying your concealer in the shape of a triangle, base under the eye, and tip toward the cheek.

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Can’t Sleep at Night? Here Are Some Tips on Lookin’ Good after Beauty Sleep!

Beauty sleep is not a myth and sleep does lessen the severity of wrinkles in the face and neck, at least temporarily. The body cools in anticipation of bed time (about half a degree) and to do so, the circulatory system increases blood flow to the skin. This is why the cheeks often flush at night.

What does it mean to be “radiant”? It generally means the color of the skin moves closer to the color of blood. A radiator in a house or car movers hot liquid around to distribute heat, and so does the circulatory system move warm blood around and skin tone changes to affect body temperature. This is why some people appear more radiant just before bedtime or during sleep.

Early in the nighttime sleep cycle, people typically have a surge in growth hormone. This period of deep sleep contributes to what people call “beauty sleep” as secretion of growth hormone helps repair and rebuild body tissues like muscle and bone. Many of the body’s tissues also show increased cell production and slower breakdown of proteins during deep sleep. Since proteins are the building blocks needed for cell growth and for the repair of damage from factors like stress and ultraviolet rays, deep sleep is true “beauty sleep.”

Tip 1: Hydration

Sleep does lessen the severity of wrinkles in the neck and face, at least temporarily. Some smoothing is due to position – lying down diverts the force of gravity. But there’s more to beauty sleep than that – otherwise just lying down to rest in the middle of the day would have the same effect. During sleep, the whole body, including the face, perspires more. This moisture on the skin smooths out wrinkles. Some cosmetics make your face looks better by making the skin moister. Sleep is a natural moisturizer – perspiration during sleep is a natural skin treatment. Make sure to drink 8 cups of water during the day and moisturize before going to bed!

Tip 2: Use a moisturizing face mask before bed

Apply a pre-cooled face mask during your night routine to get more moisture on your face. You will feel incredibly relaxed before bed! A favorite is the Lush Cosmetics Beauty Sleep Face Mask! At Lookin’ Good Salon, we do have in-house face masks that we apply to your face during your session if you request one and it leaves your skin looking youthful and glowing!

Tip 3: Get better sleep in general

  1. Reduce blue light exposure in the evening by putting away your electronics at least an hour before sleeping.
  2. Don’t consume any caffeine at least 2 hours before sleeping.
  3. Reduce long daytime naps.
  4. Get as much sunlight as you can during the day.

For more tips or to book an appointment, call us at (678)816-1654 or follow us on Instagram at Lookin_Good_Salon!

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Is Rice Water the Secret to Extreme Hair Growth?

Rice isn’t the first item to come to mind when you think of hair growth, we know. Surprisingly, the trend is to put rice water in your hair and experience amazing hair growth and shine. Let’s look deeper!

Rice has amazing amino acids, anti-oxidants, and vitamins B and E. People say that due to these properties, rice water detangles your hair, leaves your hair silky and shiny, and strengthens your hair. Rice water is also claimed to stimulate new hair growth! These are all claims, though.

The trend seems to have started when news of the Yao women of China and their long floor-length hair went viral.

Yao Women from China

A 2010 paper reported findings that continued use of rice water in your hair contributes to increased hair elasticity, so we know these claims are not all that unsubstantiated. We recognize that more research needs to be done on the topic.

Here’s a recipe for the rice water hair treatment! The Yao add grapefruit peels to the rice water as well. Add essential oil to the concoction if you can too! We love eucalyptus oil. This rice, water, and grapefruit peel mixture needs to be left sitting for one week. According to the Yao, the mixture must be fermented like that in order to be effective. Fermenting the mixture causes the pH of the mixture to decrease so that it is healthier for your hair follicles.

  1. Wash 1 part rice 2 times and then add 2 parts water to the washed rice.
  2. cut some grapefruit peels into the rice water mixture.
  3. Store the mixture in a air tight mason jar and let sit for a week.
  4. Let the mixture sit on your roots for 20 minutes before rinsing out.

It’s that simple. The Yao claim to use this instead of shampoo, but we recommend using a very gentle shampoo in addition to this rice water treatment. The shampoo should be extremely delicate with the hair in order to just get rid of the oils in your hair and not damage anything!

Let us know if you tried this new trend! Call us at (678)816-1864 or follow us on Instagram at Lookin_Good_Salon!

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Tik Tok Isn’t Just for Millenials, Hop-On Board for Surprising Beauty Hacks!

  1.  Follow these steps to get your makeup to stay on longer without creasing:

Jarida99 recommends the following makeup routine to prevent creasing: Moisturize, lightly pat translucent powder all over your face, spray your face with setting spray, then apply your primer after the setting spray dries, lastly apply your foundation of choice! This routine will stay on for hours and looks flawless!

2. If you don’t have a ring light for perfect pictures, search for “1 Hour Ring Light” on YouTube and take your pictures in front of your screen. You’ll have better results if you use your TV.

3. Use a tie-robe to make bombastic curls with no heat at all! We’ve covered this in our heatless hairstyles blog post!

4. Learn how to thread your brows yourself! At Lookin’ Good Salon, we do offer quick and easy brow threading sessions. Book now!


this is how I learned to thread.

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If you tried these out, let us know! Contact us at (678)816-1654 or follow us on Instagram at lookin_good_salon and Facebook!

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Is Quarantine Getting to You? Try Our Self-Care Routine.

You’re not alone, quarantine is getting us all. At Lookin’ Good Salon, we know how important it is to take care of your mental health and happiness during times like these. Here’s a small self-care routine we’ve put together for you.

Do the simple things. A lot of us are struggling just getting the basics done so do these every day.

  • Take a shower every day or every other day
  • Do your skincare routine every day, without fail. You’ll go to bed feeling put together.
  • Drink at least 8 cups of water.
  • Make your bed when you get up.
  • Write down your feelings in a document, even one line is good.
  • Cook one meal at home.
  • Take a small walk, take your pets out.

Do those every day. Do the following on a weekly basis:

  • Put your clothes away, at least kick them to a corner.
  • Do a face mask, exfoliate.
  • Wash your hair and do a hair mask
  • Change your bedsheets.
  • Make plans with friends, even if it’s just a video call or getting coffee.
  • Exercise with HIIT (high-intensity interval training) or any exercise at all.

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Is the Cold Air Drying Out Your Skin? Here’s What You Need to Know About Moisturizers!

Firstly, you need to know some things about skin care when it comes to keeping your skin dewy in winter time.

  1. Don’t over-exfoliate. Let some of those natural oils keep your skin moisturized.
  2. Hydrate from the inside out! Drink water, 8 cups a day.
  3. Apply coconut oil to any dry patches of skin.
  4. Invest in a humidifier.
  5. Go to sleep with vaseline or petroleum jelly of your choice on your lips.

You should have different moisturizers for the summer time vs the winter time. In the winter time, it’s best to use a thicker lotion to combat the dry air. Make sure to also have sunscreen into your routine because the sun’s UV rays still hit your skin even on cold, cloudy days.

People say that a toner spray is their life saver in the winter time! Just spray your face several times during the day or whenever you need an extra boost of moisture on your face! Here’s a list of some great moisturizers for the winter time:

  • Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
  • Neutrogena Hydro Boost
  • Aquaphor Healing Ointment
  • CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
  • La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP +
  • Vichy Aqualia Thermal Rich Cream Face Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid.
  • Vanicream Moisturizing Skin Cream.

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Men’s Hair Products Guide 2021

Men’s haircare is important and very heavily products based. Examine the graphic below for choosing a product type that achieves hold versus shine.

This is a very popular graphic illustrating the range of effects of Men’s Hair Products.

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Hairstyles for Every Horoscope!

Aries (March 20 -April 19)
The first sign of the zodiac. It’s no wonder that Aries is known to be bold, facing challenges head on. This confident, and sometimes off-beat sign is not afraid to go after what they want. For a strong sign, a strong hairstyle is needed. Intense hair color is perfect for Aries. Especially with the E-girl hair coloring aesthetic!

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Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Playful, crious, and always juggling a ton of hobbies, friends, or projects. The Gemini is a busy-body and super social. If there’s a Gemini in your friend group, they go to all the events and probably know everyone there too. For the girl always on the go, she needs an easy, but stylish zodiac hairstyle. Short, playful curls are perfect for the fun and easy-going gemini.

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Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

Known as the bull, Taurus is actually ruled by Venus, the planet that governs love, beauty, and money. It’s said that the Venus influence makes the Taurus the most sensual sign – they love being pampered and feeling comfortable. In that sense, we should all look to the Taurus in our life for some guidance on TLC. Long, sexy waves are perfect for Taurus. 

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Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Thoughtful, and always wading between emotional and material realms, Cancerians are self-protective and take some time to open up to people. For this zodiac hairstyle, look no further than one of our most favorite – and most influential Cancerians, when it comes to hair – Arianna Grande. The classic ponytail can be high or low, short or long perfect for a sign that likes to feel things out. Arianna is known to wear several inches of hair extensions give her pony a boost and you can too.

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Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Proud and fierce, what else can be expected from the lion? Leo is ruled by the sun, which governs life and vitality – they love to celebrate, especially when it comes to themselves. You do you, Leo – we could all use more self confidence. This zodiac hairstyle needs luscious curly locks to frame the face, after all, what’s a lion without its mane?

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Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Virgos are logical, hard-working and can be perfectionists. They’re also known to be creative and life-long learners. For Virgos, we love the Power Pony. Whether slicked back or tied to the side – this is a powerful look for a powerful sign

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Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Represented by the scales, it’s easy to understand why Libras always look for balance in their life. Libras thrive in creative and aesthetically-pleasing environments – they appreciate the finer things. Libras are creative so picking just one hairstyle would be difficult and so some styling advice instead – accessorize

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Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

We’ve all heard of that big, Scorpio energy – they are passionate, powerful, and determined. This strong sign can sometimes be misunderstood, but Scorpios just know what they want. For this head-strong sign, a cropped bob is perfect. Nothing should stand in a Scorpio’s way, especially not fussy hair.

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Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

The adventurer. Sagittarians love to travel and carve out their own path. They are also driven, optimistic and make for great storytellers. For a sign that doesn’t follow the trends and makes their own, we love a braided look. Bubble braidsFrench braids, pony braids nothing says wanderlust than a twist and some creativity.

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Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Capricorns are focused and known to take action. They may seem stubborn to some but once you get to know a Capricorn, you’ll soon learn they are loyal and loving. As Capricorns are head-strong and make their decisions with no hesitation. For capricorns, impulsive bangs are a go!

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

The humanitarian and rebel at heart, the Aquarius is known to be free-spirited and eccentric. Playful and always in style, long beachy waves are the perfect zodiac hairstyle for the sun and water loving Aquarius. Fun fact, Aquarius is an air sign, despite ‘aqua’ in the name.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

The last constellation of the zodiac, the Pisces is empathetic, compassionate, and sensitive. Pisces may be softies, and we mean that in the most loving way possible, but they are also wise. Being the last sign of the zodiac, it’s said they have experienced and seen what all other signs have also. A feathered, soft-layered look with curtain bangs best matches all of the common traits for our Pisces. Whether short or long, a feathered or shaggy hairstyle for the new year will work swimmingly for the Pisces this new year.

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