Adult women either love wearing barrettes or feel too mature for them. But these Tiny Twig Hair Pins are sure to unite both sides of the barrette debate. The unusual twig design will enchant any woman who still has one foot planted in princess fairyland. And the gilded bronze will delight the lady who prefers a bobby pin to an attention-grabbing bow. You won’t have to worry about these hair pins weighing down your hair because they’re made from durable plastic, molded from real twigs, and given a bronze surface treatment.
Generally, we tend to think that hair belongs where it came from: On your head or on your pubes and nowhere else. But thanks to crazies like Lady Gaga, who has been waltzing around town with dresses and hats made of human hair, it would seem that’s all changing. Case in point: This Wendy Nichol necklace actually caught our eye. Maybe it’s because it’s made of horse hair and not human hair (relief!) that it feels slightly more acceptable. What about you—would you wear a horse hair necklace? [Creatures of Comfort] Keep reading »
Let me rephrase that. Do you have a set age, in your head, of when you expect it’ll be time to chop off your hair? The New York Times had an interesting article in its style section this weekend about how, when a woman reaches middle-age, she is almost expected to cut off her hair so that it can no longer be described as “long.” Keep reading »
I really hate blow-drying my hair. The time. The discomfort. The general dissatisfaction with your non-professional job. Yet for me, blow drying is an absolute necessity thanks to my weird genetic makeup which gave me a mop of crazy curly hair on the top and straight hair beneath that. So I try to get away with washing my hair every other day (sometimes more if I can swing it). I’ve tried dry shampoos in the past and never thought they worked very well. I guess I just never found the right one because I recently discovered Rene Furterer’s “Naturia” dry shampoo, which has changed my beauty routine. Keep reading »
“Sesame Street” has aired a new song, “I Love My Hair,” aimed at young black girls to teach them to value and love their natural hair. The character dances and sings in every little girl hairstyle imaginable, from a small Afro to ponytails to cornrows to twists. This is an important lesson for black girls to learn because even if they come from a household where natural hair is celebrated, like I did, they will no doubt get the “lesson” from the outside world that straight and silky is better. Keep reading »