Haircuts for Active Lifestyles

A lot of people tend to envision short, short hair being the best style for the more active lifestyles, but there’s no particular one length of hair that’s best for the more active people among us. In fact, super short cuts don’t look good on everyone–there are certain face shapes that it’s more appealing with. It’s nice to know that nobody is doomed to a short style in supporting a vigorous living. There are many great hairstyles that equally complement a lifestyle mostly defined by being on the go, and much less stationary. Different Criteria is…

Perfectly Coiffed Hair

The mention of “perfectly coiffed hair” probably conjures up a perception that there’s some single image out there representing what would be the ideal style that would universally elevate the beauty, style and significance of every woman in the world. Guess what? A big, flat, “NOT” to that one, as in determining the absolute perfection of any coif totally depends on the hair that’s being done. Among the considerations that separate hair types into categories of different style appropriate needs are hair that has been chemically treated, the curl status, the length, whether it’s fine or…

4 Things to Do After TBC

Congrats on doing The Big Chop! It’s a bold move, but one you should definitely be excited about. It’s a whole new chapter for you, which means it’s also one you’re going to have to learn to navigate. Ready to get started? Check out four things to do after TBC that can help you with your new hair journey. Don’t Panic You went through with TBC, looked in the mirror, and out came an expletive. It’s completely natural to feel a bit of panic, so don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. After all, you did just…

Benefits of Big Chop

So you’re considering The Big Chop! It’s a huge move and not one that you should do unless you’re positively sure of your decision. Don’t worry if you’re stressing and nervous about it; many who are thinking about doing it feel the same. Some might take years to go for it while others are absolutely certain in minutes. If you really want to do it and feel it might be right for you, the following are four benefits of doing TBC. Less Maintenance  Depending on how much you chopped off, you might be able to just…

Tips for Caring for Curly Hair

As curls are making the scene at some mighty impressive Hollywood venues–just to name a few spots–more and more of us “normal” people are discovering how impressively glam they really are. The hair fashion world has taken to producing amazing curl effects and detailed tutorials to ensure everyone can have at least one for their very own. It doesn’t even matter for the once forever curl-less, who at one time ruled the hair empire, as even these silky heads are now Googling curling techniques with a passion! With so many new heads sporting curls–natural and formed–for…

Update Your Holiday Hair Look

When it comes to the way you are perceived, it’s most likely your hair that is the very first thing anyone notices about you. If you happened to find a holiday go-to style that works–or worked at some point and you from that point forward, faithfully stuck with it, you’re not alone. Especially in this particular instance, do you really want to be known by one or two particular default hairstyles? Seems pretty bleak to imagine that you could be recognized from a far distance, based on your same hairstyle being so telling? Today, there has…

Do Hair Products Damage Your Hair?

Most of us use hair products every day. Some of us add hairspray and gel and texturizing spray to style our hair, but even those of us who like to leave our hair long and natural still use shampoo and conditioner on most days. Some of the products we use help our hair in important ways, but some of the products we use can be damaging our hair and making it look dull and lifeless. Here are a few popular hair products you might be using and how they could be damaging your hair: Shampoo You…

Most Flattering Hair Cuts for Every Face Shape

We all have different shaped faces,- that should come as no surprise – but did you ever think that the shape of your face might dictate what hairstyle looks best on you? No matter if you have a round, long, square or heart shaped face, the goal is to find a hairstyle that gives the impressions that you have an oval shaped face, or at least something similar to an oval. If you already have an oval shaped face, you’re in luck: most any hairstyle will look great on you. Let’s take a look at the…

How to Know Your Hair Type

No two hair types are exactly alike, and with so many types out there, how do you determine what type of hair you have? Sure you might know you have curly hair, but is it also frizzy? Thin or thick? Oily, or dry? Maybe it’s more wavy than curly, or maybe it’s thick, tight curls like a Brillo pad? Now that you think about it, there are lot more things to consider than you thought, right? Well, this list should help you determine your hair type for you, which can then help you figure out the…

1950’s Beauty Icons

The 1950’s marked a turning point for fashion in the western world, World War II had come to a close and the post-war boom led to the expansion of synthetic fabrics being used in clothing, lending to a variety of new possibilities. French influence became strong thanks to designers such as Christian Dior, as did the rise of the American movie star. Names like Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley evoke imagery that uniquely 1950’s. The trends and styles that would come out of the decade that saw the introduction of rock and roll would eventually lead…