If you have hair extensions made from real hair, you’ve probably wondered where they came from and whose head they once belonged to. The New York Times investigated the hair extension business, and the atmosphere sounds to us like the making of a James Bond-like conspiracy movie. The reporter goes behind the scenes at one company in Russia, which is a huge producer of the product because of the higher availability of blond locks (which are more profitable). Keep reading »
Dear Famous Footwear,
We need to talk.
I feel like I’ve been trying to make things work with you for so long. My friends rave about you constantly: your great prices, your huge selections, your friendly employees. I watch them point proudly to their cute new shoes and I think, “If it worked for them, it will work for me, right?” Keep reading »
Rebellion against the new TSA airport security measures is beginning to escalate. People are already pulling stunts, inventing protective pasties, and this coming Wednesday (“Opt Out Day”) promises to bring the drama (we’re secretly dying to see what happens even though it’s sure to cause a major air travel hassle). For those who wish to protest a bit more peacefully, there are now also underwear options thanks to Rocky Flats Gear, a company that produces undergarments for both men and women (bras, panties, tighty-whities) with strategically placed x-ray-blocking fig leaves. When you go through the full body scanner at the airport, the patches block the image, so you can attempt to retain some dignity. Of course, these might prove useless if the TSA thinks you’re hiding something and then forces you into the pat down. Worth a try though, maybe? [Rocky Flats Gear] Keep reading »
It’s a trend we often only see on the red carpet, but is now making its way to the streets — big, sexy, voluminous hair. And according to celebrity stylist and Hair Basics expert Ted Gibson, extra-large locks are easy to achieve (not to mention a great juxtaposition to skinny jeans). Read more … Keep reading »
Here at The Frisky we love headbands and we love studs. But are the two combined just too much? Part of me says the idea is cool, and the black studs on black jersey is a good idea, but even if you did want to rock this style, 50 bucks is a high price to ask for something that could easily be DIY’d. And more than likely, people will ask if you got it at Hot Topic not Topshop. But that’s just my opinion. So, what do you think — would you wear it? [$50, Topshop] Keep reading »
Take matters into your own hands this Christmas with the mistletoe headband. For $8 you can be guaranteed — at the very least — a smooch from Santa. Hmm … adorable or desperate? I can’t tell. [Urban Outfitters] Keep reading »