Posts tagged "hair dos"

Hair Dos: 15 Celebs Bringing Back The ’90s Hair Flip

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2014

OMG I Love Your Hair: 10 Styles For Impossibly Thick, Wavy Hair

My hair is wavy and impossibly thick. It looks pretty benign on the surface, but brushing, styling or highlighting it takes eons. Thick, wavy hair is theoretically great, but in practice it’s totally dependent on the day and whether my natural texture decides to cooperate. Those twee Pinterest tutorials that require a million little braids, or a delicate…

Claire Hannum / November 3, 2014

14 Celebs Doing The Shob, Which Is What I’m Calling The Short Bob From Now On

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2014

Hair Dos: 10 Styles To Save Any Bad Hair Day

Fun fact about me: I find showering really tedious, boring and annoying. Some days I wake up and I just can’t. That 10 minutes standing in the tub could be spent getting a little extra sleep, or reading Twitter while I drink my coffee, or having a really quick morning masturbation session (truthfully, I’m a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 12, 2014

OMG I Love Your Hair: 15 Not-So-Average Ponytails

Whether the weather is too hot, you haven’t washed your hair in a few days, or you just want your strands out of your face, sometimes the only hairstyle that makes sense is a ponytail. But who says there’s only one way? Here are 15 fresh takes on the classic, casual updo.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 1, 2014

OMG I Love Your Hair: Shoelace Braid

Normally, knots are not what you want in your hair, but for this adorable shoelace braid hair tutorial, knots are where it’s at. Basically — haha, you know this is so much harder to actually accomplish in real life, let’s be real — you tie two pieces of hair together, over and over picking u…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 20, 2014

Hair Dos: 11 Grecian Hairstyles For Wedding Inspiration

This weekend, I’ll be standing by my friend’s side at her wedding as one of her trusty bridesmaids, and I can already tell you that my hair is going to look flawless, Beyoncé style. I’ve scoured the web for months trying to find the perfect hairstyle to go with my drapey, Grecian-style gown, and found…

Katie Oldenburg / July 17, 2014

Hair Dos: 20 Ways To Pull Back Your Hair On Hot Days

Hallelujah, beautiful, balmy weather has arrived! Yesterday, the temps in New York City reached optimal levels (in my opinion) and I celebrated by drinking beers on my roof and cultivating a patchy base tan. The only downfall to this arrival of summer weather is how hot I get when my hair is down — but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 27, 2014

Hair Dos: 13 Pretty, Quirky & Cool Bobby Pins You’ll Want To Show Off

Last week, I urged you to reconsider the humble bobby pin as a hair doodad that should be exposed instead of hidden. But sometimes any ol’ bobby pin won’t do — there are occasions when a fun, fancy or funny bobby pin is in order. Here are 13 special bobby pins (sold in packs, pairs, or individually)…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 16, 2014

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: Victory Rolls

Victory rolls gained their popularity (and their name) thanks to the pin-up girls of World War II, but I’ve always been fascinated by how this thoroughly old-fashioned hairstyle also looks a little…sci-fi? Like, couldn’t you see a “Star Trek” character sporting this ‘do? Maybe Star Trek Week has me seeing things, but either way, if…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 27, 2013

Hair Dos: 5 Fabulous Oscar Hairstyles (And How To Get Them!)

It was tough to pick any “worst dressed” contenders out of this year’s batch of beautiful Oscar gowns, and the hairstyles didn’t disappoint either. From romantic updos to retro curls, click through to check out five celebrity hairstyles we loved on the red carpet–and how to recreate them at home!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 25, 2013

Holiday Hair Tutorial: Disco Heaven

The internet is teeming with hair tutorials for ladies with long hair, but if you have short or curly (or short and curly) hair, it can be tough to find styles that will work for you. We asked hair and beauty guru Aileen Cady to come up with a fun party hairstyle specifically for short,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 13, 2012

Holiday Hair Tutorial: The Swedish Knot

It’s holiday party season, and you know what that means: time to bring your hair A-game. We asked our hair and beauty guru Aileen Cady to come up with a few fun party hairstyles just for Frisky readers. Today we have her first creation, The Swedish Knot, a braided updo with an unexpected twist: reverse…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 6, 2012

Hair Dos: 5 Easy Hair Updates For Fall

Whenever the seasons change I get the urge to change my hair, and my yearnings are always strongest in the fall. Maybe it’s the stack of thick fashion magazines bursting with hair inspiration, the new clothes I’m adding to my wardrobe, or the fact that it’s finally cool enough to bring my hairdryer out of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 19, 2012

Hair Dos: 5 Simple, Sexy Summer Hairstyles

In case you haven’t noticed (or you live in a different hemisphere), it’s freakin’ hot out, you guys. When the weather’s this steamy, it’s really tempting to give up on your hair, but trust us, you can make those greasy roots work for you! Here are five of our favorite sexy summer hairstyles that are…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 25, 2012

Hair Dos: 7 Fun & Easy How-Tos

Happy Saturday! Let’s play with our hair, shall we? Here are seven back-to-back hair how-to videos for everything from braided buns to faux bobs. Lookin’ good, kid.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 5, 2012

Hair Dos: 5 Quick Fixes For Greasy Roots

Greasy roots are pretty much the bane of my existence, and the main reason I wash my hair so often. Whether you want to extend time between shampoos, are prone to oily hair, or woke up late and didn’t have time to shower this morning, here are a few cheap and easy solutions for greasy…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 19, 2012

Hair Dos: Get Katniss Everdeen’s Awesome “Hunger Games” Braid

In other “Hunger Games” news, how awesome was Katniss Everdeen’s behind-the-head, swooping reverse French braid in the film? The ideal hairstyle for fighting your fellow teens to the death! My styling skills tend to be as poor as the reading comprehension of those racist “fans” I wrote about earlier, but perhaps this tutorial will help.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 26, 2012

Hair Dos: Spring Brunette Inspiration From The Stars

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…

Rachel Krause / March 14, 2012

Hair Dos: 6 Literary Heroine-Inspired Styles

The other day it occurred to me: some of my favorite literary heroines — beloved for their spunk, intelligence, and heart — also have really great and memorable hair. Here’s how to get their looks!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 29, 2012
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