So, the cute little haircut that every Hollywood starlet has had at least once during her career-the pixie cut.. you like it, do ya? But maybe you're worried that you won't know how to take care of it? Well,  Yvonne Thomas a native of Baton Rouge, is a stylist who is known for her creativity and attention to detail. In this article, Yvonne shares excellent tips on the upkeep of the  short and trendy look. She specializes in styling thick hair textures which can be quite a challenge to manage. After taking a look at Yvonne's advice, you may want to check out the short video clip designed to help you get a better idea of how to maintain the featured pixie haircut.

Thick to curly hair tends to be D-R-Y. Yep, those of us who live with dry hair know that our tresses can be, to say the least, quite a challenge! Yvonne, a hair stylist who specializes in caring for thick/dry hair, is always willing to give her clients practical tips to help them maintain their hair's healthy shine! Here are a few standard "Living With Dry Hair 101" reminders from Yvonne:
  • The best hydrate is WATER. So, drink plenty of water and wash your hair (with moisturizing shampoo AND CONDITIONER) at least once a week.
  • Avoid thermoheat as much as possible.
  • Depending on your hairstyle, use a lightweight hair lotion throughout the day.
Consumption of water plays a key role in the maintenance of healthy hair. Yvonne emphasizes this by saying, "Your hair is a part of you, so taking in fluids (drinking water) is a good thing."

The pixie cut actually works perfectly with thick to curly locks.
After having a professional cut your hair, if you want to maintain the look yourself, here is how it's done:
  1. Shampoo and Condition hair. While hair is wet, spray it with setting lotion. Carefully trim bangs and the edges of  hair. Comb hair down flat and straight while it is still wet.
  2. Sit under a hair dryer for about twenty minutes.
  3. Spray dry hair with a light spritz and then with a conditioning sheen.
  4. Use a flat iron or curling iron to curl hair in neat rows.
  5. Comb out curls with a feather comb, spritz it one last time and your hair is gorgeous!
If you are a visual learner (like me!) and would like to see Steps 1 through 5 in action, take a look at the video below.