Spring is a time of renewal. The days get longer and warmer and the flowers bloom and slowly but surely we start pulling our shorts and mini skirts out of the back of the closet. To help welcome the new season, I highly suggest you take a break from spring cleaning and head to the hair salon for a new look. Here are 5 simple ideas for fresh spring haircuts. Use them as a jumping off point and ask your stylist for an interpretation that would work best with your hair texture and face shape. Remember: change is good!
At various points in our lives, we all have to reckon with who we are and what we really want. For some of us, this lesson comes in the form of a dream job that we wind up hating. For others, it’s a relationship that looks good on paper but doesn’t have the spark we want.
For me, it was in the form of bleach that once made its acquaintance with the hair on my head.
Let me give you a little background. My hair has always been on the blonde side, either by nature or nurture. When I was a kid, it was the color of beach-y, grainy sand. Around middle school, when my locks threatened to veer into the light brown end of the rainbow, I started using a product called Sun-In to lighten them. For all intents and purposes, Sun-In is hydrogen peroxide and water, but what do you want? I was 12. Read more…
Ever since my totally no big deal (!!!) appearance on “The Today Show,” I have been experiencing completely irrational low self-esteem when it comes to my hair. The hairstylist did such an amazing job crafting my thick hair into voluminous waves and I have been desperate to recreate the look on my own. I am embarrassed to admit that I have bought two curling irons (with 1.25-inch and 2-inch barrels) and a whole mess of velcro rollers but have utterly failed at accomplishing anything other than intense frustration. But then a coworker said she had the perfect tool for me to try — the InStyler! And dudes? It’s a life-changer. Keep reading »
“Blonde ambition”: it’s not just the name of a Madonna album. It’s also a phase every lady in Hollywood goes through, whether she was born a blonde and went redheaded for roles or is taking a break from a lifetime as a brunette. Is it because blondes supposedly have more fun? Because every girl wants to feel like Marilyn Monroe for once?
Whatever the reason, hair salons are doing brisk business is the dye department! After the jump, check out 15 celebs gone blonde … for good or for ill…
Getting the perfect bang can be tricky. You’ve got to consider not only your hair texture, but also the shape of your face and your general styling routine. And just because bangs look great on Taylor Swift doesn’t mean you should start chopping. That’s why we’ve assembled this gallery of real girls with real bangs, so you can see what works on a variety of different faces before you go to town with a pair of scissors. Check out the myriad ways you can bang out above!