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…

Office Attire Decoded

Dressing for work day in day out can be a bit commonplace when it comes to the standard in commonly accepted office dress. There is always one person at work who somehow manages to safely push the limits of passable style protocol, and you may have, at times, even yourself silently dreamed of showing up with your “other “wardrobe items that truly reflect the “you” that you were probably not hired for. Dressing “safe” for work is the traditional form of job security that is prevalently practiced in office settings, everywhere, and yet when it comes…

Celebs that Inspire Our Greek Goddess Obsession

The Greek goddesses were paragons of beauty. They have been celebrated in poetry and literature and immortalized in painting and sculpture. Getting even a bit of their look will make you feel like a goddess yourself. As always, celebrities have paved the way to show us what the look can do for mere mortals – sporting the historical Greek fashions with modern updates. Here are a few of the top celebrities that have inspired our Greek goddess obsession: Blake Lively She may look more like a Golden Goddess, but this actress channeled her inner Aphrodite when…

Bohemian Hairstyles

There are few hairstyles that can look as timeless and beautiful as a Bohemian hairstyle. These styles are classy, feminine, and fun – and super easy to achieve for the most part. Boho style seems to take the natural beauty of the hair, add in small accessories or incorporate natural waves or small braids. Below, Lionesse will detail some of the most popular Bohemian hairstyles so that you can be Boho chic in no time. Big, Full Loose Side Braid Fashioning your hair into a big, thick braid on either side of your head and allowing…

The Pixelated Hair Trend

The future may be upon us in the world of hair. Long gone are the days of ombréand pastel greys, the new trend that is popping up everywhere is pixelated hair. This trend takes retro aspects such as neon colors and simple graphics and combines it with the futuristic tone of the Jetson’s and digital art. It’s a combination like nothing Lionesse has ever seen and people are stating to pay attention. This trend was created in Spain by Jose Luis Almendral, Marco Antonio Restrepo, and Jorge Cancer at a hair research company, and it takes takes square blocks…