Earlier this week, Lauren Conrad arrived at a book signing — for her fourth novel, The Fame Game (the first book in a new trilogy) – with a decidedly noticeable new ‘do. Her hair was pulled back in a lady-like high ponytail … the ends of which were dyed a florescent hot pink. Conrad has dip-dyed her hair before, but this is her brightest go at it yet and I love it! I’ve been thinking of doing something similar, maybe even just for a couple weeks before my next big hair cut. Winona has pink streaks in her blonde hair, while our girl Kate Torgovnick has been rocking a single blue streak for years — and both look fab. What do you think of the look? [TooFab]
Wait, before you answer, let’s look at more examples of this punky trend in action. I was sort of surprised to discover just how many celeb ladies had either dip-dyed their hair or added colorful streaks to their locks — and I’m not just talking about the Nicki Minaj’s of the world. Click on to see what I mean and then tell me whether this is a look you’d try!
They say blondes have more fun, but brunettes probably have way less hair damage. Olivia Wilde knows what we mean — the actress showed up to the premiere of “The Five-Year Engagement” this week with a head of honey colored hair. Just days before, her locks were chestnut. What do you think of Olivia’s trip to the light side? [TooFab]
It’s de rigeur that celebs change up their hair color on a shockingly frequent basis. Remember: beauty is pain, and pain is a bottle of peroxide. As such, famous ladies like Kelis, Kate Beckinsale, and Kim Kardashian have been known to take their color up a notch, in the aim of going for a sunny California look. But does it work, or should they have kept their dark locks in the shade? You decide.
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Katy Perry arrived at the Coachella music festival this weekend rocking a brand new hair color—a darker, richer, longer version of the blue hair she’s been sporting lately. Her hair stylist Rita Hazan tells Page Six, “Her new color is what I call purple velvet. It’s dark and rich. It’s very punk rock. I love creating colors for her because she always knows how to rock it.” Keep reading »
This weekend, I received a single-sentence introductory message from a guy on OKCupid. “Have you ever considered cutting your hair short?” he asked, not signing his name or telling me anything about himself or really anything else that made me inclined to respond. Is he negging me? I thought. Is he saying I look bad with longer hair? I was being paranoid, of course, but the truth is, going super short terrifies me because I’m afraid I would look, well, terrible.
Then I came home and saw this photo of Anne Hathaway, who just chopped off all her hair, like, super short, for her role is “Les Miserables,” in which she plays a struggling factory worker who is forced into prostitution and winds up selling her hair to make ends meet. (She also is supposedly on a horrific-sounding 500-calorie-per-day diet, in order to lose 15 lbs. for the role.) First of all, I totally commend Anne Hathaway for her dedication to her craft. But doesn’t she look so … uncomfortable in this photo? Like she’s not happy with her new look. Dammit, Anne — I’m pretending Anne is reading this — you look awesome! You have balls I don’t have! Wear that super short pixie cut with pride! And if you need inspiration, may I direct you to the long list of gorgeous and talented actresses who have also gone super-short in the last few years? Keep clicking to see these fab ladies who’ve lopped off their locks — and then hold your head high!
I cannot lie: there must be a bit of Hot Topic teen buried somewhere within me, because I have an undeniable attraction to unnaturally-hued hair, specifically colors more commonly found in a 64-pack of Crayolas — you know, the nice one with the sharpener. But like any hair color (or trend, for that matter) some people carry it well, while others … not so much. Luckily, celebrities have taken to testing the waters on this adventurous creative-cool look, giving us some pretty good examples of what and what not to do. Check out the good versus the bad (in my opinion — your thoughts may vary!) in the gallery above.
Katy Perry is still going through her blue period. The “Teenage Dream” pop star shared a while back that the inspiration for her blue hair was half Anna Wintour and half Kate Winslet in “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” However it seems even more clear what Perry was going for with the gorgeous blue and purple ponytail she rocked at the 25th annual Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards in Los Angeles this past weekend. Duh, it’s Tink-a-tink-a-too, the My Little Pony. Keep reading »
What a difference a few days makes! Rihanna showed off a much darker new ‘do today at a press conference for ”Battleship” in Japan — just days after promoting the movie as a blonde in London. Not only was she rocking black locks, but the side of her head was also shaved. Check out her new look!
Josh Duhamel, star of “Transformers,” husband of Fergie, and all-around gorgeous physical specimen, debuted a new look yesterday: a mohawk. In the past few years fauxhawks have become so popular it’s been awhile since I’ve seen an actual, fully shaved, legit mohawk — it’s gonna take me awhile to get used to it. What do you all think about his new look? Hot or not? [The Superficial]
We have been having some beautifully, apocalyptically warm weather in New York the past few days, and I am feeling it. I’m like a completely different person from winter to summer — seriously though, aren’t we all? — and the sunshine feels so good. In fact, it makes me want to buy things.
I may be unique, though, in that the first thing that crosses my mind as something I must get in anticipation of the season is not sundresses or even sandals. It’s highlights. My extremely dark, cool-toned hair in its natural state serves me just fine in the fall and winter, but man, does spring call for some lightening up. I haven’t dyed my hair in over a year since a near-catastrophic incident involving a box of bleach and a blowdryer held too close (shout out to my dad for being there to shove my head under the faucet!), so I’m going to have to get reacquainted with hanging out in a stylist’s chair with foils on my head, but I think I’m ready.
The best kind of highlights, the kind I covet, are glossy, healthy, and expensive-looking, regardless of how much they actually cost. I like to enter the salon with photographic reference, perhaps even annotated, so who better to field hair color inspiration from than these famous brunette beauties? The real question is: will I go the traditional route or opt for ombre? Decisions, decisions…