The ’90s are my decade. Why do you think I wear so much flannel, make regular references to “90210,” and sing “Doll Parts” at karaoke? Because it’s forever 1992 in my soul. Anyway, ’90s nostalgia is big right now with my generation, probably because we’re all hitting our mid-30s and -40s and tired of being cynical and too cool for school, and just want to harken back to our good ol’ younger days. That’s why I’m totally on board with the hair flip making a comeback. Oh yeah, the hair flip. You know, where it looks like you just ran your fingers through the front of your hair and then flipped it to the side, all casual and nonchalant-like. Sometimes the hair flip was all silky and slippery looking, like Alicia Silverstone in “The Crush” and “Clueless” and those awesome Aerosmith videos. There was the “sexy supermodel in a rock video” hair flip, the Donna Martin hair flip, which, if you touched it, sounded all crunchy and crinkly. And of course there was the Drew Barrymore circa-”Poison Ivy” (best Drew) hair flip. Are you feeling me? Click through to see which current celebs are rockin’ the hair flip and if you’re interested in giving it a shot, Lauren Conrad’s site, The Beauty Department, has a tutorial. Or, you know, you could just run your hands through your hair and flip that shit because it’s that easy.
No matter what you call this look — a Scalp Soul Patch, a Cranium Flavor Saver, a Minimalist Rat Tail — it is TERRIBLE. That is all. [Photos: Getty Images]
Remember the lob haircut? That’s what the Institute For Creating Unnecessary Hybrid Words* decided to call a bob haircut that’s on the longer side, i.e. just past the shoulders. Gwyneth Paltrow got lobbed, Jessica Alba got lobbed, I got lobbed. But, guys, the lob is SO 2013. This year is all about the SHOB, a term I am happy to give to the Institute for a modest sum, that refers to bob haircuts that are on the shorter side. (You might be wondering what the hell a regular old bob looks like and I would tell you IT DOESN’T MATTER, this season is all about the SHOB, get on trend, dammit!) Anne Hathaway debuted hers on the red carpet last night and I love it. The shob is a totally versatile style for all hair types and face shapes, can be cut blunt or with layers, and looks rad both flat-ironed, air-dried or curly. Click through to see 13 other celebs currently rocking the shob to see what I mean…
*Not a real institute that I know of.
So, what do we think of Beyonce’s new hair. besides the fact that it’s obviously a wig and no doubt will be gone tomorrow? I am digging the ’50s style of the baby bangs, but I’m distracted by how it looks like her hair is hovering around her head rather than coming out of it. See what I mean? Anyway, speaking of baby bangs, baby Blue Ivy was photographed clutching the gold version of my exact same Eiffel Tower keychain (mine is silver-colored, Blue’s is probably solid gold). Blue Ivy and I (and every other tourist in Paris) have so much in common, aren’t you jealous? [Photos: Fame/Flynet]
There were a lot of major fashion moments on last night’s Emmy Awards red carpet — so many ladies in red, Lizzy Caplan’s leading lady glamour, Lena Dunahm’s whole situation – but I think the beauty and hair stole the show. Click through for some of my fave beauty looks, plus the products you need to get them for yourself!
I don’t know whose hair is fiercer: Steven Tyler or Bruce Jenner. It really is a tossup. [Photos: AKM-GSI]