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How to Tame Frizzy Hair

How to Tame Frizzy Hair

Curly hair ala Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman is gorgeous. But it can be hard to manage, especially if you are the wash-and-wear type. That said, here is how to tame frizzy hair within minutes:Avoid too much shampooingShampooing too much dries out hair. Try washing your hair every other day or so to lock your hair’s natural oils and prevent it from drying out. But if you must shampoo your hair everyday, use a moisturizing conditioner.  When using conditioner, use your fingers to comb through you…

3 Classic Cuts Everyone Can Wear

3 Classic Cuts Everyone Can Wear

When getting a haircut, you have to make sure that the cut matches your face shape. However, there are three classic cuts that virtually anyone can wear. The bobIf you want to get this cut, Rodney Groves, a stylist for Kerastase Vartali Salon in New York says, make sure the ends reach your shoulders. If you have curly hair, they should fall just past your shoulders to make up for shrinkage. Lightly razor the tips so they flip a bit. To style your bobbed hair, apply mousse through damp hair and t…

10 Signs You Need a Hair Makeover

10 Signs You Need a Hair Makeover

Sometimes we grow so fond of a certain hairstyle that we tend to keep it for longer than hairstyle trends would allow. But whatever your reason is for not changing your hairstyle, if you have the following signs, it means it is time to get redo your ‘do. You hair has no volumeYou can tell your hair lacks volume if the top is flat and the sides are bulky, and it no longer frames your face. Mark Garrison of Mark Garrison Salon in New York says, “If your hair just sits there, even after you’…

Cost-Cutting Hair Color Tips

To cater to clients who can not afford to frequent salon visits, Stuart gavert, co-owner of Gavert Atelier in Beverly Hills, has changed the way he did hair color. “A lot of my clients are people who have come to me for 28 years, and I think that loyalty needs to be returned,” says Gavert. And he is starting with no less than the cast of Twilight. “Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattinson were going to film in Portland, Oregon, for weeks at time and their hair color needed to last throughout the shoot,…

Five Steps to Going Short

Five Steps to Going Short

A lot of women want to try different hairstyles but are too afraid to actually do it. They are especially afraid of going short after having long hair for so long. Fear no more, Marie Claire offers 5 steps to help you switch from long locks to short. Be FearlessDo not be afraid to chop off your hair. It will grow back. According to Ted Gibson Salon’s Senior Stylist Liam Carey “Going short gives you a strong, confident, sexy look. I love giving women short haircuts that have flexibility, styling…

DYI Red Carpet Hairstyles

DYI Red Carpet Hairstyles

Aside from the fact that they are blessed with good genes, stars are able to look great because they employ a phalanx of stylists. Fortunately there is a way for us ordinary mortals to copy their looks. Celebrity hairstylists share the step-by-step guide to recreating some of Hollywood’s best hairstyles. Angelina Jolie’s tousled hairstyleAt the L.A. Premier of partner Brad Pitt’s movie Inglourious Basterds, Angelina Jolie was spotted sporting seriously sexy locks. Angelina’s stylist David Babaii…

Hairstyle Trends: Tough Tresses

Hairstyle Trends: Tough Tresses

Doo.Ri’s spring collection felt light and breezy, and the models’ tresses certainly mirrored the carefree feel of the pieces. But though the collection felt light, the clothes still had structure, albeit loose and roomy; same thing with the hairstyle. Stylist Orlando Pita, who was responsible for the sexy dos at Doo.Ri, created a “straight, voluminous, but slightly mussed look. ” “It’s straight because straight hair always tends to look more hard-edge; wavy hair is more romantic and soft,” expl…

Secrets to Glossy Hair

Secrets to Glossy Hair

  Up close, a hair strand looks like it is covered in scales. These “scales” are actually semicircular keratins. The secret to glossy hair lies in them; the smoother they lie, the glossier your tresses will be. Unfortunately, the best way to boost shine is through heat styling and coloring. Luckily there are products that are created specifically to combat the damaging effects of coloring and heat styling; enabling you to focus on the following hair shine tips:Heat stylingMarco Santini, co-owner…

Affordable Hair Care

Just because the economic downturn has affected your beauty maintenance budget does not mean you have to step out having less than fabulous hair. There are ways to care for your hair without breaking the bank. Experts share the following beauty tips to Elle:Long rockin’ locksGrowing out your locks and adding length can stretch the time between salon sessions. However, hairstylist Ted Gibson says should avoid unflattering blunt cuts. “When hair is all one-length it doesn’t really do much for you-…

How to Save Money at the Salon

Going to the salon regularly can eat up a huge chunk of your budget. Fortunately there is a way for you to cut costs and still maintain look and style. Marie Claire shares the following tips on how to save money at the salon.Book follow-up appointments with a junior stylistBooking appointments with a senior or master stylist can get costly. To save money, schedule your follow-up appointments with a junior stylist that your usual top stylist has trained. Your haircut’s architecture will stay in p…