Earth Day: Tips from David Babaii

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DAVID BABAII’S TIPS FOR GOING AU NATURAL THIS EARTH DAY

1. Get curls and texture without styling tools

For long hair, follow these steps:

· After shampooing spray your entire head with the David Babaii for WildAid Bohemian Beach Spray scrunch and/or twist sections then allow to air dry.

· Once dry, if added texture or volume is desired flip your head over and back, give it a quick shake.

· To set it all in place, lightly spray your hair with hair spray.

For short hair, follow these steps:

· Towel dry freshly washed hair thoroughly to begin the foundation.

· Spray your entire head with a Beach Spray and allow to air dry.

· When hair is dry apply some David Babaii for WildAid Molding Paste and arrange texture until you are happy with the look.

2. Keep your hair fresh without a shampoo

In order to avoid excess oil or buildup (and save on water use), use a bit of baby powder throughout the hair acting as a dry shampoo, which helps eliminate oil and leaves a fresh scent throughout the day. Alternatively, you can use a cosmetic damp cotton pad and dab it around the hairline and roots to eliminate any excess oil. If you wish, mist the pad with a light oil free fragrance or squeeze a few drops from a fresh lemon to give hair that fresh smell.

3. Wash your hair the night before and awake up with a style

· Wash your hair the night before to save time and electricity

· When hair is slightly damp, create multiple sections and braid your hair tying the ends with an elastic band (depending on how much texture you want, make the braids loose (less texture) or tight (more texture)) *the braids do not need to be very precise

· Next, spray the braids with David Babaii for WildAid Bohemian Beach Spray and go to sleep

· When you wake up, undo the braids, give your head a little shake, and add in some additional Bohemian Beach Spray to achieve desired texture and volume – this creates a great Bohemian Look.

OR

· Place all of your hair in a messy ponytail – be creative and twist sections tight or loose to achieve various textures

· When your pony tail is secured, spray with a Beach Spray and sweet dreams

· When you awake, undo the pony tail for an effortless but eco-chic look

4. Create style for stick straight hair

For super straight hair, it’s is all about using fun accessories. Play around with different head bands, hair pins, and clips to achieve a fun and playful look.

Alternatively, you can tie your hair in a sleek low pony tail.

· After tying it up, take small strands of hair and pin them on top of and underneath the pony tail to achieve the illusion of having volume for those with super straight hair.

You can also try my favorite half up style:

· Section off the sides and top while leaving the back of your hair down.

· Secure the top and sides with an accessory or simple bobby pins.

· Allow a few pieces of hair to fall naturally to give you a soft natural look.

5. Use items around the house to achieve glam

A new and un-used toothbrush is a great household product; it can be used to back brush close to the scalp area for volume or even sweep away those fly-a-ways. Going back in time, an old soda pop can still do the trick of setting hair and achieving large lopped curls.

Other ideas are to use household rubber bands for your messy ponytails or braids. And, don’t discard those dryer sheets. There is usually some fragrance left over to wipe your combs and brushes to not only freshen them but help with static as well.

Finally, use ribbons, scarves and other items you have lying around (or even ones that wrapped a gift!) to add some jazz to your ‘do. A ribbon can make a regular ponytail flirty and a scarf can make just about any look more eco-chic. This all helps to reduce the amount of household waste and makes for a great environmentally friendly choice for DIY hair.

All David Babii for WildAid products listed can be found at db4wildaid.com.

Comments

  • what a fabulous earth friendly post! So excited to print out and referto this all summer long when my hair is always curly! I want to try these products…Kate’s hair is always beachy shiek!

  • These tips are great! I had never heard of him or his line, but now I am very curious. It sounds like a great company with an even better cause. I will definitely be trying some of his products.
    Thank you!

    Cheya (Reply)
    4.22.09
  • I really have to try these products. The ad with Kate and the baby lion (I think it was) was so adorable.

    Jaime (Reply)
    4.22.09
  • So looking forward to printing this out and using the tips! I always love Kate Hudson’s gorgeous waves and now I am excited to try too!

  • Thanks for the baby powder in the hair tip, I’m going to try that.

    4.22.09

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