Posts tagged "hair care"

I Am A No-Poo Traitor: A Eulogy For My Shampooless Existence

Welp, I made it a year. The great adventure is over for me. I’ve thrown in the towel.
I have used shampoo.
I feel like I need to write a eulogy for my no-poo experiment. After all, my original post and followup post about it were pretty fabulously popular for an untested, freelance blogger. Watching…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 19, 2015

Turbie Twist Takes The Elbow Grease Out Of Towel-Drying

Let’s get this out of the way: three years ago, almost to the day, I lopped off much of my midback-length hair in an ill-fated incident best summarized as Something That Should Not Have Happened. In my defense, everyone gets scissors-happy once in a while… but this was more along the lines of scissors-crazy, and…

Rachel Krause / March 29, 2013

Beauty Breakdown: Fixing Fried Hair

Hi Rachel! As you know, I recently returned from a trip to Paris. On my way back to the US, I got stranded in Iceland for 24 hours — not complaining! — and had the opportunity to visit the famous Blue Lagoon hot springs! Life dream status across the board … except for what the…

Rachel Krause / March 19, 2013

Feel Like A Star On Oscar Night With These 9 Luxurious Treatments

I don’t care how cliche it is, I am a girl that loves a good awards show. The bigger the stars (and the more of them), the better. The Oscars have all of my favorite things in one place: glitzy dresses fresh off the runway? Check. Incredible hair and makeup? Check. Acceptance speeches that ru…

Rachel Krause / February 22, 2013

Get Your Color-Treated Hair Cleaner Than Ever

We’ve all been there (or I sure hope so, otherwise this may end up being an embarrassing confession): you wash, rinse, repeat, condition, and style as usual, only to find that your hair is still looking less than squeaky clean. Product residue, environmental grime, and (ew) scalp buildup all contribute to the dulling and dirtying…

Rachel Krause / February 4, 2013

5 Hair Care Myths Debunked

When it comes to hair care, there is a lot of information out there, some reasonable and some that seems downright crazy.
Save for trying out every tidbit of hair wisdom that’s out there on your locks, how’s a girl to differentiate fact from fiction in her quest to get the gorgeous strands she craves?

A New Mode / January 22, 2013

Step Away From The Sink! The Best (And Worst) Of Dry Shampoos

Dry shampoo, while not exactly a new commodity (drugstore brand Psssssst! has been around for god knows how long; seriously, I Googled it and couldn’t find out), has received more hype than ever in the past few years. I ascribe the uptick in use (and, consequently, offerings) to the fact that less women are washing…

Rachel Krause / May 24, 2012

Quench Your Hair’s Thirst

Winter weather can leave hair dry, cracked and desperate for moisture. And so, we recommend you sass up your hair routine with a little Leonor Greyl Huile de Palme oil. You can use this magic serum as a pre-shampoo step, to add extra moisture to your scalp, or put a dab in your hair and…

Julie Gerstein / March 10, 2011

Shampoo You’ll Love To Lather

We’re such suckers for a good shampoo–and Davine’s LOVE Smoothing Shampoo fits the bill exactly. Released just in time for Valentine’s Day (a totally crap holiday), LOVE Smoothing Shampoo is fortified with prickly pear extract to help smooth and moisturize your desperately dry hair follicles. Plus, it smells really great, so even if V-Day blows,…

Julie Gerstein / January 7, 2011

Are You A Hair “Planner”?

I recently cut my hair super short. While it’s been fairly short for a while, I decided to go for a pixie cut, thinking, Why the heck not? It’s a good time in my life for this. When a male friend saw my new hair do, he complimented me on it, telling me I look…

Leonora Epstein / May 3, 2010

How Much Money Do You Spend On Your Hair?

Yikes! A survey by Tresemme shows that women spend $50,000 (on average) on their hair upkeep in a lifetime. That might seem like a scary figure, but when we did some calculations, our stomachs twisted even tighter because we realized that for some of us Frisky staffers, 50k might be a freakin’ modest sum. Think…

Leonora Epstein / April 1, 2010

How To Keep Your Hair Soft And Shiny In The Winter

The air is becoming cold and dry and that’s messing with your hair, right? From flyaway strands to dry scalp-induced dandruff, the war is officially on. Tackle the dried-out rat’s nest you used to call your hair with these tricks and products:
If you’re starting to look legitimately dried out, a weekly or bi-weekly dee…

Lily Q / November 10, 2009