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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…

Matching Fringe to Face-Shape

Matching Fringe to Face-Shape

 Now that fringe has gone past being a trend, and established itself as a beauty staple, a fringe cutting guide for your specific face shape seems to be in order. Stylist Antonio Prieto gives a rundown of fringe type-to-face shape pairings to avoid confusing your face shape with another, and thus preventing post-salon frustrations, and subsequent months during which you’ll be spending your time securing your unsuitable fringe with bobby pins. RoundPrieto advises against fringe for round-faced wo…

Experts Uncover Cause of Greyness

Experts Uncover Cause of Greyness

Do not blame your kids on your gray hair. They have got nothing to do with it. You are simply aging and the hydrogen peroxide in your hair is just building up. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by researchers at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom.Hydrogen peroxide, catalase, and agingOur body naturally produces this powerful and versatile oxidant, which interferes with our melanin (or the pigment that gives color to our skin and hair). Our body also produces catalase, an …

How to Choose a New Hairstyle

How to Choose a New Hairstyle

There are a number of factors that you have to consider before you get a new haircut: there is the size and shape of your face and your head, your hair type, your height and weight and your lifestyle. You might be thinking “all of this just for a hairstyle?” Maybe there is a lot to consider, but at the end of it all, you’ll be glad you did. Size and shape of your face and headAll hairstyle work with all face sizes. Case in point: Jennifer Aniston with her then chin-length cut. Sure, nearly every…

Hair Styles for Black Men

Hair Styles for Black Men

Hairstyling is a big challenge for many black men whose naturally coarse mane doesn’t seem to cooperate with the style they want. The good news is that you can find a way to don your tresses with sheer sophistication and complete style.Here are some urban hairstyles perfect for black men modeled by four of today’s most stylish black men. Choose from among these and you’ll be amazed how that mop can transform into an impressive coif in no time.The close shaveIf you want to get rid of your uncoope…

Asian Hair: Must Do's for Great Asian Men

Asian Hair: Must Do's for Great Asian Men

Asian men have versatile sets of locks. Their hair is characteristically thick and has ultra-straight texture, lending itself to stylish haircuts. If you’re Asian or have Asian roots and are not totally happy with how your hair looks, then you’re not making the most out of a great hair. So, to make you in tune with the modern look that perfectly suits your personality and lifestyle, here’s a list of four super-trendy haircuts that will definitely play to your advantage.Messy faux hawkThe messy f…

Virtual Hair Makeover

We usually get to see free makeover on television over several reality television shows such as Extreme Makeover and others wherein they even give the person under a makeover the benefit of having a plastic surgery and all. And yes, all expense paid totally free. I suppose all of us wants to have the kind of makeover wherein we will be given many options for us to look fabulous. Yet again, I would rather not see myself on national television for many people to see especially if I will be going t…