New Year #NewHair – How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial

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Happy #BEAUTYMONDAY, fam! I’m so excited for today’s post – finally another hair tutorial! You guys ask for them all the time and I need to be better about regularly posting them for you – especially my short hair ladies. This is my TWISTED CROWN BRAID and is SO simple you will wonder why you haven’t thrown it into your routine lately (and it’s especially awesome if you have second day hair – it works even better with a little bit of texture to hold the twist in place). I’m also chatting with you about my top 3 MUST-HAVE products for beating winter dryness and keeping your hair it’s healthiest during the cold months. Let’s dive into this.

New Year #NewHair – How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial

8 Ways To Repair Your Hair During The Winter:

New Year #NewHair - How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial

  • Stop over brushing your hair. 
    • Did you know – it’s a myth that you should brush your hair a hundred times a day to have healthy, shiny hair. It actually doesn’t help at all (I know – news to me, too).
    • Be extra gentle when brushing your hair, and never brush your hair when it’s wet. The strands are too pliable and break more easily. Unless you have a brush designed specifically for wet hair, stick to brushing dry hair only!
  • Relax on the hot tools: cool it (literally) on the blow dryer & hair straightener. Invest in some wet hair styling products like air dry spray and let it do it’s thing when you can! You want your hair to have as little heat damage as possible during the winter. 

New Year #NewHair - How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial

  • Use a split end treatment to keep the dry weather from penetrating the strands. Static and dry air can wreck havoc on your split ends, so instead of ignoring them (like I usually do), pick up a good split end treatment and use it religiously.
  • Trim your hair every six weeks in the winter. Hairstylists recommend you keep your hair trimmed during the winter because of split ends – they travel up the hair strand and you’ll need to cut more hair off eventually. This is especially important to do if you are growing out your hair.
  • Shampoo every other day to lock moisture in. Water dries hair out (even with a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner) so washing every other day will keep that moisture in and maintain the health of your hair.

New Year #NewHair - How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial

  • Never go outside in the cold dry weather with wet hair. I am a HUGE offender of this. I always run out and do my errands with wet hair and then it freezes and my hair becomes brittle. DO NOT DO THIS. If you want to save your hair – make sure it’s dry before leaving the house.
  • Switch to a silk pillow case. I had no idea that this was such a big deal but apparently, it totally is. It reduces static cling, reduces split ends and virtually eliminates frizz. Talk about a triple threat.

I picked these products up at my local CVS – they’re available now at yours, too! 

New Year #NewHair - How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial

FUN FACT: If you need a little push to purchase these amazing products: from Sunday 2/11 – Saturday 2/17, Henkel Enterprise Event (tied with other Henkel brands – Gliss, got2b, Color Ultime, Keratin Color, Dial, Right Guard, Dry Idea) let’s you spend $20 (so you get $7 in ExtraBucks), and Gliss will be on sale for 2/$10 on top of the Enterprise event! 

New Year #NewHair - How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial


New Year #NewHair - How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial

To recap for you: here are the top reasons you need Schwarzkopf Gliss™ Ultimate Repair Shampoo, Conditioner and Ultra-Moisture Anti-Breakage Treatment (follow them on Instagram here):

  • Your hair loses keratin over time: replenish the natural keratin in your hair by using the ultimate repair shampoo & conditioner daily. The patented technology repairs TEN LAYERS DEEP.
  • It’s an everyday duo – it’s easy on your hair and your scalp!

New Year #NewHair - How To Beat Winter Dryness + An Easy Twisted Crown Tutorial

Let me know if you loved this hair tutorial as much as I did – and if you are going to try these products out in the comments below!

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Taylor Mobley


  1. cara | 12th Feb 18

    What a gorgeous hair style, Taylor! Super pretty on you and would look great for Valentine’s Day! Loving the look of these products too! 🙂

  2. Lily | 12th Feb 18

    You seriously have the BEST hair!! I love this hairstyle — but I have absolutely no patience to do my hair this cute. LOL!

  3. Becky | 12th Feb 18

    I had no idea about the silk pillow case! I may have to get one and try that out.

  4. Kyla Matton Osborne | 24 Carrot Diet | 12th Feb 18

    What a cute little do! And it just took a few minutes. I love a low-maintenance hair style 🙂

  5. Natalie | 12th Feb 18

    Love this tutorial! Such a great style.

  6. Helen | 12th Feb 18

    This is the cutest hairstyle! I’ve heard so much about Gliss products, so I need to try these out.

  7. Kelsie | 12th Feb 18

    I’m terrible at crown braids, but this is so cute!! I want to try this brand too!

  8. adriana | 12th Feb 18

    Such a cute hair style on you! These products sound so good, I need to grab them to try!

  9. Erin | 13th Feb 18

    I love the twisted crown style! That’s always been one of my favorite looks with blonde hair, because it looks so pretty with the contrasting highlights and lowlights. Love it!

  10. Erica @ Coming Up Roses | 13th Feb 18

    You’re the cutest. Also this hairdo is my FAVE on you. I’m def trying it on myself now!

  11. Amanda Kruse | 13th Feb 18

    Your hair is so cute in a crown braid!

    Amanda ||

  12. Holly Galvan | 13th Feb 18

    I love a simple hair tutorial! Your hair looks lovely

  13. Chelsie | 14th Feb 18

    Question: Can you do my hair like this when you come to visit?

  14. Crystal // Dreams, etc. | 14th Feb 18

    I love hairstyles like this. It’s so pretty!

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