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How to Refresh 2nd Day Curly Hair

25 June 2018

"Gena sleeps with her hair in a silk wrap, and when she takes it down she uses a mixture of water and conditioner in a spray bottle to dampen her hair.

Gena runs one pump of Aveda Be Curly Style Prep throughout her hair to smooth her curls and prevent frizz. Then scrunch your curl cream, Gena uses Aveda Be Curly Curl Enhancer, through your hair."

10 Easy Hairstyles for Fine Curly Hair

23 April 2018

"An easy way to add volume to a ponytail is to create two! First, create a horseshoe section up top. Then, push the section forward and loosely secure the ponytail with an elastic, clip or bobby pins. Gather the hair that falls from that ponytail and secure it into a loose, low ponytail with the bottom half of the hair.

Tug the upper horseshoe section so that it doesn’t lay flat against the scalp and leave loose tendrils near the ears."

Top 50 Beauty Blogs

#SocialLove: 4 Curly Haired Beauty Vloggers to Follow

24 September 2015

"Social media channels provide a plethora of places to find the perfect curl muse. Finding inspiration for your next how-to is as easy as doing a Google search for a blog, clicking through YouTube videos or scrolling through various Instagram and Pinterest pages. From managing frizz on wavy hair to perfecting a fall updo for kinky strands, there isn’t much that you can’t find online nowadays. At the same time, it can be a bit overwhelming. To make things easier, we’d like to introduce you to four of our favorite beauty bloggers who consistently #ExpressNeverSuppress their curls. Read on to learn what really makes them beautiful inside and out."

Featured Influencer: GetGlammedUp

24 July 2015

"Gena clearly puts a lot of time and effort into her videos. The quality of the recordings, the entertaining structure of her videos, and her natural ability to engage the audience, all make her a fantastic video influencer for any company in beauty or fashion.

What’s great about Gena is that she shares her knowledge with other influencers. In this video, Gena gives advice on how to start your own YouTube channel, including what features to include and what type of setting to record your videos in."

Holiday Bathroom Stuffers from Your Favorite Vloggers

17 December 2014

"Also known as GlamMeUp8, is a beauty blogger with beautiful Type 3 curls. Her videos include great makeup tutorials, hair tips, and fashion hauls. Here are some of her favorite winter products.

CLEANSER- I stick to sulfate-free shampoos. My favorite is the Aveda Be Curly Shampoo. It is hydrating and does not leave my hair feeling stripped."

Guru Spotlight: Glammeup8

01 October 2014

"The beautiful brunette guru Gena (glammeup8) has an amazingly accessible style to her videos. Whether it’s a gorgeous full look or a 101 “how to”, she makes us feel like she is right beside us. She doesn’t just show you her routines but teaches, shares all her tricks and walks through why she does everything she does, including how she styles her beautiful brown curly hair.

Gena’s passion for beauty and helping others shines through in all of her videos. She’s even made an entire video guiding aspiring youtubers through the tips and tricks that have helped her get to where she is. She goes beyond simple pointers and walks through everything from image to technology. Also, Check out her “Packing for NYC” video for a cool DIY brush drying set up!"

YouTuber Gena Talks About The Aveda Smooth Infusion™ Naturally Straight Experience

03 July 2014

"Armed with a passion for beauty and sharing all she knows about the subject, college-student Gena started her own beauty blog in 2009. Within two years, she garnered such a strong following that she brought her reviews and tips to motion in 2011 with the launch of her YouTube Channel Get Glammed Up. With a head full of natural curls, Gena delivers accessible information for all ages and beauty skill levels, with a focus on beginner steps in hair and makeup as she wants everyone to feel that ‘getting glammed up’ is easily achievable.

Recently Aveda brought Gena to New York City and to the Aveda Academy to meet with three other Beauty YouTubers as well as Tippi Shorter, Aveda Global Artistic Director for Textured Hair, to talk about new Aveda Smooth Infusion™ Naturally Straight. The girls bonded while Tippi shared her insider tips and tricks on mastering gorgeous straight styles for all hair textures. Each Beauty YouTuber was then able to see first-hand what Smooth Infusion™ Naturally Straight can do for their own locks as Tippi treated each girl to her own Naturally Straight experience."

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