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Morning Quickies: Willow Smith Shaves Her Head

JGL Shaves His Head
For his new cancer comedy "50/50." Read More »
Horrible Haircuts
How these very bad haircuts went down. Read More »
Evening Quickies
Leslie Carter photo
Leslie Carter, sister of Nick and Aaron, died from a drug overdose. Read More »
Willow Smith shaves her head photo
  • But how is she supposed to whip it back and forth?! [Madame Noire]
  • Britney Spears is launching her own version of Twister. We know how much she loves some good, wholesome fun. [StarPulse]
  • Roseanne Barr has filed papers to run for president under the Green Party. I suspect this will go as well as her singing “The National Anthem”? [Newser]
  • Pippa Middleton is reportedly dating a college pal named George Percy, an heir to the Duke of Northumberland and owner of Alwick Castle, which was used as the setting of the Hogwarts School in the “Harry Potter” movies. [People]
  • Lana Del Rey might have blown “Saturday Night Live,” but last night on “Late Night” was a slam dunk. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Real Hair: 35 Gorgeous Girls With Great Short Haircuts

Enough with the models and celebrities: we wanted to show you how real girls really look with some of our favorite hairstyles. First up: the super short ‘do. We scoured the web and found 35 girls rockin’ awesome variations on the pixie cut. Check out these looks for inspiration and that extra push to make a dramatic short cut.

New Brazilian Blowout Labels Should Scare Us Into Loving Our Curly Hair

New legislation out of California today forces Brazilian blowout products to list their potentially hazardous materials on the label. It’s great news if you’re into staying away from hair products that contain possible carcinogens, bad news if you just want your hair silky and straight and prefer to be kept in the dark about what nasty things it could be doing to your health.

The new labels will inform users that formaldehyde gas is emitted during use, which has been proven in some cases to cause cancer. It’s not only unhealthy for women who use it on their own hair, but also for hairstylists who inhale the product when they use it on clients. Part of the settlement requires companies to hand out pamphlets to salons on how to stay safe while using the stuff.

OK. Can we just accept our curly hair already and stop using this junk? Read more…

Taming The Frizzies? It’s Not A Myth!

Once upon a time, a woman with a thick head of thin hair had a problem. This problem was that every winter, her hair frizzed up like static electricity was running through her veins. She fretted wearing hats. She fretted wearing earmuffs. Winter was quite unpleasant. Then she discovered L’Oreal Professional Mythic Nourishing Oil — a fancy sounding product that is basically just beautifully-scented oil to be patted on the ends of wet or dry hair. To her great joy, Mythic Oil lived up to its name: winter frizzies are now as rare as a unicorn. And woman and her think head of thin hair lived happily ever after! [$14.69, Amazon]

Honest Question: How Often Do You Wash Your Hair?

Hair Masks!
These 7 hair masks will save your winter locks. Read More »

My blond hair shows even the slightest bit of oiliness at the roots, so I’m a little neurotic about having clean hair. And by “a little neurotic” I mean at the first sign of oil I’m jumping in the shower, lathering up and screaming, “Out, damned grease!” Lady Macbeth-style. I’ve tried dry shampoo, and it’s good for building volume, but it’s just not the same as having clean hair. I know it’s better for your hair to wash it less frequently, but the longest I can go between washes is two days. Some of my friends only wash their hair once a week and hate the texture of “just washed” hair. I envy their lifestyle. So I’m wondering — how often do you wash your hair? How do you maximize the time between washes? Answer our poll, after the jump! Keep reading »

Breaking: Sometimes Men Wear Their Hair In Buns!

Guys & Hair
What is it with dudes and short hair? Read More »

Brooklyn, she is a squirrely strange beast. A land of artisinal cheeses and small-batch decorative axes. She is also a land where men occasionally deign to tuck their long hair into buns. This is newsworthy, so says The New York Times, which has devoted more than a thousand words to exploring the not-actually-a-trend tremd. It seems a writer for the paper visited a Brooklyn bar and saw two bartenders there who preferred wearing their long locks in a bun, rather than a hair net.  

But really, how do you make this exotic hair bun — on a clunky, squarish man’s head, no less? Keep reading »

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