Explore the world and learn secrets for beautiful hair! This week, Madison Reed visits Italy to learn hair care secrets, fashion-forward trends, and some fascinating facts.
Home to mouthwatering cuisine, a brimming fashion industry, luxury sports cars, classic architecture, and a whirlwind of culture, Italy is home to millions of people who live life brilliantly by honoring their traditions.
Hair Care Secret: Olive Oil
When in Rome, condition as the Romans do! Using olive oil as a hair treatment is a tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation. Nourish your strands with a tablespoon of olive oil (yes, the same oil you keep in the kitchen cupboard) to deeply moisturize, eliminate frizz, and improve hair elasticity.
Hair Trend: Slicked Back
This simple and fresh hair look has been spotted at Versace, setting a trend with its sporty yet powerful vibe. To create this look, simply apply a dollop of mousse at the roots, and blow dry your hair upside-down. Then, style the hair away from the face and straighten the ends to keep it super sleek. Women with straight or wavy hair will get the best results for this look.
- The average consumption of pasta in Italy is 25 kg per person per year. That’s a lot of pasta. Angel hair, anyone?
- Italy only became a country in 1861 (151 years ago). With all the culture and history, we expected it to be longer than that.
- The Vatican City only occupies 108.7 acres (about a sixth of a mile). Yet it has its own phone company, radio, TV stations, money, and stamps.
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