Posts tagged "salon"

Hair Weave Thefts Are On The Rise

In recent months, there’s been a rise in burglaries at hair salons catering to African American clientele. But thieves aren’t stealing money or expensive equipment — they’re taking hair extensions, specifically silky, expensive human hair that clients pay top dollar for. At the My Trendy Place salon in Houston, Texas, thieves made off with more…

Julie Gerstein / May 15, 2012

Salon’s Alternatives To The Sexiest Men Alive

Bradley Cooper as People’s “Sexiest Man Alive”? As staff at put it, “He kind of looks like a dick.” Personally, we think Brad doesn’t hold a candle to Ryan Gosling, our eternal sexiest man alive (and BuzzFeed has 63 reasons why they agree). Salon has been consistently unmoved by People’s “Sexiest Men” list that they’ve…

Stefanie Blejec / November 18, 2011

The Most Popular Salon In Town

Look at the specials at this salon, which I’m assuming is the most popular salon in town. The customers must be banging down the door screaming, “I want to go to there.” [World of Wonder]…

Ami Angelowicz / November 9, 2010

Teen Vogue Wants To Do Your Hair

On a monthly basis, Teen Vogue editors dish out their advice on fashion, beauty, and shopping through the glossy pages of the magazine, but it seems the style mavens aren’t happy with just relying on their words to express their knowledge. So, the glossy just launched Teen Vogue’s Haute Spot, a pop-up store in upscale…

Bianca Posterli / March 15, 2010

Girl Almost Goes Blind After A Routine Lash Tint And Other Salon Nightmares

In case you needed something else to worry about this holiday season, consider the case of a 26-year-old U.K. woman, Carly Lewis. She made a routine salon visit for a brow wax and a lash tint to spruce up before her Christmas vacation. Even though she’d had the lash-tinting procedure done before without incident, a…

Ami Angelowicz / December 23, 2009

Trend Watch: Manly Men Pamper Themselves With Polished Pedicures

This week on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” guest star Dean McDermott (Tori Spelling’s hubby) had on toenail polish! Say what? Both he and Kate Beckinsale’s director husband, Len Wiseman, have been seen strutting around LA in sandals to show off their colorful polish. But with around 30% of salon clients being male, they’re not the only…

Simcha / February 18, 2009

Five Sex Writers Who Get Us Off

Tracy Clark-Flory wrote an interesting piece for Salon’s Broadsheet this week about the increasing number of sex writers facing termination at major newspapers and websites like Fleshbot and the Village Voice, saying, “These are scary times for sex writers.” Our own Susannah Breslin says, “Sometimes people become sex writers because they screw a lot, not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2008

Poll: Would You Still Work If You Married A Millionaire?

Cary Tennis, who writes an advice column for, has a really doozy on his hands. “A”, 27, writes that she has a B.A. in English and a Masters from Oxford University; she considers herself smart and ambitious, but after graduating, she met and fell in love with a man who revealed to her after

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 4, 2008