Thursday, June 27, 2013

stripes on stripes

{ What I Wore: J.Crew striped button down & white chino shorts // J.Crew Factory striped blazer // Brighthouse Baubles necklace* // super old loafers (love these!) }
*necklace gifted to me by the Southern Blog Society as part of a swag bag
You ladies have been very sweet complimenting my hair recently... can't get anything past you guys!
My secret? I recently had my first blow out & it changed my life.
Ok, so maybe I am exaggerating a little bit, but seriously, I am a changed woman.
I am one of those people that you might hate... my hair holds style for dayssss & yet I am still too lazy to fix it, even one or two times a week.

After I realized that with a blow out I could easily rock flawless hair for three days, I knew that I had to figure out how to do it on my own without dishing out $50 a pop.

When Misikko.com reached out to me about testing their top selling hair dryer I figured this was the perfect time to teach myself the ways of the blow out once & for all. So this is my first attempt...
I think I went a little crazy on the teasing & got that Dynasty look, but I wore it like this for 3 days! (It still looked pretty awesome on the last day, I am just weird about going that long without washing my hair, so I caved)

The tricks of my trade?

The HANA Air hair dryer, a round brush, teasing comb, & dry shampoo (my current favorite is Klorane)

Have any of you tried an at home blow out? 
What are your tips? (I'm still learning, so dish!)
I am also joining forces with my SBS ladies again to show you 6 ways to rock a statement making necklace! Check these lovelies out:
Jessica, My Style Vita  // Shelby, Glitter & Gingham // Julie Leah // Cath, Asian Cajuns // Katie, Pearls & Twirls // Kaitlin, Secretive Style

P.S. Don't forget to enter the Dahlia Lynn $100 jewelry giveaway {here}

P.P.S Like Misikko on Facebook for more hair advice & product giveaways!

40 comments:

  1. super cute love the stripes on stripes combo!


    XO Meghan

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  2. your hair looks awesome. Also loving your necklace

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  3. your hair does look awesome! I can't do the whole round brush blowout for the life of me, so I substitute by using a 2" curling iron. It gives your hair body and a slight wave and looks exactly like a blowout!

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  4. Your hair looks gorgeous! Great job on doing it yourself. I struggle with doing my own blowout. Most of the time it gets ruined by the humidity, so I don't try!!

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  5. Super cute, I love the double stripes with a pop of pink!

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  6. I used to do a blow out on my hair about once a week, but I've gotten lazy this summer!

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  7. you hair looks extra voluminous here, so clearly the tools did a great job!

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  8. You are the cutest! I love the stripes-on-stripes, and your hair looks extra fab here!

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  9. your hair does look really great! :) love your stripes on stripes and pink necklace.
    xoamy
    www.cupcakesncouture.com

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  10. stripes on stripes is always a fun look! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

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  11. Your hair looks amazing heere and I LOVE the stripes on stripes!

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  12. I'm wearing that same necklace today but in mint! I am SO jealous that your hair can stay like that for days. I have to wash/style my hair daily or it looks gross.

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  13. I love stripes on stripes, it's one of my favs!


    Carly
    www.lipglossandcrayons.com

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  14. Totally loving the stripes on stripes. You are gorgeous my friend!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  15. Loving the stripes on stripes, Jessica! You look amazing in these photos!

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  16. oooo stripe on stripe! Me likey likey

    Ali of

    Dressing Ken

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  17. Great combo! And your hair looks fab!!!


    --Krista
    www.junkindiggingettinlost.com

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  18. Jessica!


    Your hair looks fabulous. Just gorg! I love the stripes on stripes, especially with the statement necklace. Love it!


    XO Jenna @ Demure in Diamonds com

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  19. I'm loving the stripes on stripes look! Super cute. And your hair looks lovely too.


    Megan
    budgetfashion101.blogspot.ca

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  20. Stripes on stripes looks much better than I thought it would! I'll need to try it!

    xoxo - Kate Styled Pretty

    www.katelyngreer.com

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  21. Love the stripes on stripes. I am dying to try the Hana Dryer...I have heard such good things and everyone who uses it has amazing hair! I'd love to see how it tackles my extensions! :)

    Jill
    Classy with a Kick

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  22. Ooo girl, your hair does look good!!! I love it.. I've never done a blowout, but I think my hair's too short for it anyway.

    Love the stripes on stripes, you put this together so well! The statement necklaces adds the perfect pop of color!

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  23. super cute stripes on stripes

    Xo, Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

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  24. you're too cute, i can't take it! love this look!

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  25. I love when you lovely bloggers wear patterns on patterns and pull them off so wonderfully! I absolutely LOVE how you paired stripes but kept both pieces in the same colors. It adds so much interest to your outfit without being over the top. Love, Love, Love!

    Lauren
    Exploring My Style
    GIVEAWAY!

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  26. Love the stripes combo! And that hair... wow! looks great on ya


    happymedley.blogspot.com

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  27. Your hair dog look amazing! I love the days I have time to give myself a blow out! So special. - J

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  28. Love how full your hair looks! I just recently discovered dry shampoo & stopped washing my hair every day. I really like how the curls stays when i use a curling iron on my dirty hair days.


    Alice
    www.happinessatmdilfie.com

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  29. Love this outfit - very preppy chic! I can't get enough of stripes, so doubling them up is an excellent idea. Also I was going to say how awesome your hair looks here even before I read what your post was about! I definitely have not mastered blow-drying my hair, it never ends up smooth and sleek like this. Any tips welcome :)

    life-etcblog.blogspot.com.au

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  30. Love your doubled up stripes! And I love that we both wore our pink baubles with stripes! So fun!

    On another note, I'm with you on the hair thing...I really try to make my blowouts last as long as possible but am a little weird about going too long. I've seen blog posts on going 2 weeks between blowouts?! So cray!

    xx
    Katie
    www.PearlsandTwirls.net

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  31. You look so fresh in these pictures...is that weird to say?? Seriously loving this look and your hair!!! I wish I had half of it...high five with the stripes on stripes!

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  32. Thanks lady! I think "fresh" is a compliment :)
    xx

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  33. You totally rock the stripes on stripes. I feel like navy and white striped outfits are the best kind...but then again, I could just be feeling 'Merican because of the holidays. Oh well, love it regardless!

    Have a great day!
    Grace
    A Southern Drawl

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  34. I love everything about this outfit. Especially the POP of pink :) Hope you're having a great weekend!

    xo, tasha
    twenty-something
    blog

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  35. Beautiful necklace! Great pop of color!
    -Ileana

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  36. your hair does look amazing! and yes, I do hate you for having perfect hair that does what you want! And the double stripes are great with the pop of pink!


    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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