Imagine you run into a high school friend whom you haven't seen in 20 years; you hug, you quickly play catch-up and she says; "You haven't changed a bit!"
It's easy to take that as a compliment, particularly if you were prom queen and head of the cheerleading squad, but if part of that "trapped in a time warp" phenomenon includes your hair (and Aqua Net), it's probably time to consider an update.
Though some women can pull... Read More
We all want to be fashionable, to appear as if we're on top of the latest trends and fashions. We don't all have the budget for it, but that's no reason to opt out of being stylish. Follow these tips on how to look like a million bucks for a lot less, and your friends and co-workers will be asking you for style recommendations in no time.
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Whether you're a fashionista or a style novice, it's important to wear colors that work with your skin tone and hair color. That means that you need to start at the beginning and determine what colors work for you.
Figuring out the colors that best compliment your colors and features is not an exact science. While there are plenty of guidelines and supposed "rules" about what colors work best with your skin tone, there are no hard... Read More
Healthy hair care is easy if you know what you need and what to stay away from. Taking care of your hair with the right products and styling tools is important for shiny hair that is not damaged, dry, or in poor shape. Repairing damaged hair can be done with little effort. There are a few important things to keep in mind when you want the best care for your hair.
First of all, great hair care starts with knowing what damages hair.... Read More
One of the easiest and most fun ways to change your look is to color your hair. Many women color their hair, either at the salon or at home. Some women go for full hair color changes, while others just get a few highlights here and there.
Unfortunately, over time, hair color can start to lose its shine and become dull and one-dimensional. The hair color itself can also be damaging. After a coloring process, it is very important to... Read More
If you dye your hair or have it professionally dyed, then you may have had the experience of your color being "just not right." A stylist can advise you on what colors go best with your skin tone, but if your color comes from a box, then it is difficult to gauge the results. There are a few rules of thumb to follow when you're coloring. First, consider your skin tone - cooler skin tones with bluish or pinkish undertones should stay in... Read More
As we grow older, our bodies start to slow down. Age sets in. But none of us want to admit it. We all want to look our best - as long as we can. As a beauty expert, I have worked with cover girl models, famous celebrities and formulated anti-aging products for some of the most recognized names in the industry.
But today, I want to... Read More
Getting your tresses to that exact shade that you love takes time, patience, skill, if you do it yourself, and most of all, money! The tab for professionally colored hair can run into the hundreds of dollars, depending on the procedure and how often you must visit the salon for touchups. You can reduce that frequency by taking care of your hair, pre- and post-color. Before you head to the salon or purchase that box of color, take a... Read More
From ashy to brassy, do you know what your hairdresser is talking about when she waxes on about haircolor? If not, then you should. Learning the terms that stylists use when discussing what they're about to do to your haircolor can make a huge difference when you tell them what you want and what the end result is. So here's your diction-hair-y for haircolor. We'll start with the lowlights - which sounds like what you think it... Read More
What looked like a gorgeous auburn on the box turned your hair a Little Orphan Annie orange. Or your desired platinum color is more of a puce hue. Regardless of what you've done to your once-pretty hair, the good news is that a bad dye job can usually be reversed. The best advice is to go to a stylist and have it fixed professionally. It's crucial, however, to go as soon as you can. If your hair color needs to be stripped, then... Read More