Hair Styles: Silky Straight Hair and Soft Natural Waves

Share Button
Folica sent me both hair styling tools for review.

 

Sooooo, I love playing with my hair.

But I don’t have time.

Actually, I have time, but not for playing with my hair.

However, every once in a while I like to change things up a bit and find ways to make my life easier as a mamá and that includes making my beauty and hair regime simpler and faster.

Folica, whose motto is “it’s all about the hair” sent me a TIGI Pro Skinny Curl Wand and the Nano Titanium by BaByliss Flat Iron to “play around” with different looks and experience high quality hair tools.

 Wow, wow, wow!

Until now I had only experience less-than-impressive styling tools — seriously. I’ve owned about 5 flat irons and I gave up on them a while back. Oh and curling irons — it’s a love/hate relationship with them because I can never get the right wavy or curly look. But no more — enter the curling wand to give me the soft natural waves I’ve always wanted!

Silky Smooth Straight Hair
About the Flat Iron
Unbelievable smoothness, heats up in seconds up to 450 degrees, no burnt hair smell, works in one go (no having to go over several times) and leaves my hair looking and feeling silky smooth and healthy — not fried like other flat irons. Great for smoothing out kinks, especially when you wake up with wild hair and you want to tame it and have a clean and polished look.

 

TIGI Pro Skinny Curl Wand
About the Curling Wand
Absolutely LOVE THIS! I had never heard of a wand and it’s simply magical. I’ve only ever used curing irons and as opposed to those, you curl your hair around the stick and have more control over the kind of look and curl you end up with. You can do tight ringlets, soft waves, low waves and higher “all over waves.” I had to practice, but I got it! I finally got the soft natural waves I have been trying to get with a curling iron but failed.

 

Which do you prefer, the straight or soft natural wavy look?

Now you can enter the Folica 2014 Giveaway for your chance to win these AMAZING hair tools! Also, out of the total entries, one reader will also have a chance to win the grand prize gift bag valued at $500.

Opportunities for extra entries:

1 extra entry — Comment on this post: totescool: Cutting Edge Metallic Tote Bags

1 extra entry — Sign up to the Very Busy Mamá Newsletter

¡Buena suerte!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

  • Čin P-Lange

    I love the Straight LOOK!!! divino :)

    • http://www.verybusymamablog.com/ María José Ovalle

      ¡gracias! I never straighten my hair because I hate the fried smell, but this one is amazing! I was shocked at how smooth and natural it looked and felt :) Thanks for entering!

  • larueneuve.wordpress.com

    The waves are incredible. I love that they are loose. It’s hard to get natural-looking waves unnaturally! I have stick straight hair so I’m eager to give it a try. Fingers crossed!

  • Guest

    Your hair looks great – and I love both looks. It’s not easy to find a good straightening iron that can also produce those flowing waves. Good stuff!

  • http://clueconsultingllc.net/clueless-woman Carin Kilby Clark

    Your hair looks great! I love both the straight and the wavy. *two thumbs up*

  • Kelley

    Fab pictures and it’s great to see someone doing a demo of the wand – I think lots of women want to use one but are a little intimidated by them!

  • https://plus.google.com/u/0/notifications/all Kristin Swenson

    Awesome giveaway! Your hair looks gorg!

  • Sandra McKinney Rivas

    I love the waves! I have been trying to get waves with no luck! I subscribe to your newsletter too!

  • Kirsty Girl

    Gorgeous waves. I very much have the same problem! :D

  • Linda Tamayo

    I love the waves !! thanks for the opportunity …..fingers crossed .

  • Pingback: #WordonTheStreet: We’re Having a Giveaway! | Mobile Salon

  • Paola Romero

    I commented on the post Camo Flower Jeans, and I am subscript for to recibe your emails. Thanks!

  • araceli

    wow me gusta todos los productos y me seria muy util ya que tengo una nina que le gusta tener diferente estilo de peinados y tambien por que cuando tiene concierto de musica en su escuela requieren que las ninas bayan muy peinadas gracias por la oportunidad tender mis fingers cross.

  • Vanessa Aguirre

    I signed up to the Very Busy Mamá Newsletter with email: vaneaguirre@live.com

  • Yovanna JG D S

    gracias por este gran sorteo, muy buenos premios, mi favorito la babyliss

  • Yovanna JG D S

    comente en el post totescool: Cutting Edge Metallic Tote Bags
    soy Yovanna JG D S

  • Yovanna JG D S

    estoy suscrita a loss emails de Very Busy Mamá
    mi email sanangelosam@hotmail.com

  • Monica Young

    I like straight hair

Preview Camo_and_stripes_Pattern_Mixing_Very_Busy_Mama.jpg.jpg

Real Mom Style: Pattern Mixing (London Edition)

Share Button

Although I’m back on this side of the Atlantic, I’m showing you how to (brave) pattern mixing from two different outfits I wore during my two weeks in London. I actually get quite a lot of questions on how to properly do pattern mixing simply because many want to try it, but for years it was a big no no and there is that fear of looking ridiculous. Let’s have a look at two very different pattern mixing outfits… CAMO & STRIPES {Read More}

South Moon Under Preview.jpg

Summer Style Session at South Moon Under National Harbor

Share Button

For those of you in the DC metro area, please mark your calendars for Saturday, May 3rd at the South Moon Under boutique at National Harbor from 1-4pm — I’ll be there showing you how to get summer ready. Make SURE to come at 2:00pm for my summer style session showing you how to wear this year’s summer trends and helping you take a chance on styles/looks you have maybe wanted to try but were scared of before. It’s okay — {Read More}

preview STrolling.jpg

Real Mom Style: High Bun & Noonday Zip Scarf (London Edition)

Share Button

Cheers from the UK! We are still in London and believe it or not, it is the only major city in the world that is occupied by 40% of open spaces and parks. Everyone imagines a city similar to NYC, but the fact is there are lush green parks everywhere. It is absolutely LOVELY! Picnics, walks, strolls along the river — it’s truly incredible and one of the things we most miss about living here. When there is nothing else {Read More}

Preview.jpg

In-flight Travel Bag Essentials (VIDEO)

Share Button

This is a video recorded in a plane bathroom on my way to London. I needed a break from the kids who were screaming and jumping in their seats. I handed them over to my  husband, grabbed my travel kit/bag and headed to the lavatory for a bit of alone time. There I tell you what essentials I ALWAYS take with me when flying — including a surprise or two! And?? Good stuff in there, RIGHT?! What essentials are in {Read More}

preview Overnight Flight Travel Style What to Wear when traveling Real Mom Style Very Busy Mama.jpg.jpg

Real Mom Style: Traveling in Comfort and Style (London Edition)

Share Button

This Monday, I bring you Real Mom Style from London! My husband, kids and I are here for two weeks — it’s a mix of work and vacation and we are excited to meet up with friends and show M the city where he was born. If you don’t know, London is kinda-sorta my home. We lived here for nearly 7 years and only left to move back to the US two years ago. So it’s all very fresh. So {Read More}

Blush 3.jpgpreview.jpg

Rimmel Makeup Looks: Retro Glam Eyes and Red Lips

Share Button

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Many of you know how much I looooove red lips and I have a generous collection of different shades of red lipsticks. I personally feel amazing when I wear it and I love the powerful feeling it gives me. However, it’s not just about the lips, I love dressing up my {Read More}