Wednesday, March 1, 2017

New Looks Just for Him

Oh Man!
New Looks Just for Him

Style and grooming trends are as diverse as the men who wear them, and today's current looks show evidence that the diversity of options is ever-expanding. We see everything from classic tapered styles and the lingering of the man bun to a variety of fades and undercuts with personal touches to make a unique statement. Read on for a glimpse of things to come...according to experts from around the world. To read the full article, click here.

Texture Takeover at NYFW

Texture Take @ Fashion Week NY

This season the Michael Costello collection was about glamorous, sexy vixens. Kien Hoang used Oribe Hair Care to create what he describes as "a rock-and-roll feel" with the hair by producing big and bold Afro textures and shapes on the models' natural hair. To view the full article, click here.

Where to Start with Hair Extensions

Hair Extensions

Hair extensions are a great tool for adding volume and overall length, or even for including fun splashes of color that you may not normally do on your natural hair. But with the various types, lengths, colors, and textures of hair that are available not to mention all of the different methods for adding them, how do you know where to start when considering extensions for yourself?

Why Have Extensions Done

There are many reasons for adding hair extensions. They are ideal for those with fine, thin hair or for people who are not able to effectively grow their hair long or thick enough. Hair extensions can even be added to even out your natural density of hair, like if you have certain areas that are finer or thinner than others. They can also help ease the process for growing hair out. To other people, hair extensions are simply a means in which to provide a whole new look. Regardless of reason for having extensions, there’s an option for most everyone.... Read the entire article here.

At the Oscars - Red Carpet Beauty

Oscar Beauty Simplified

As always, the Oscars were a glamorous affair last night as the stars strutted down the red carpet with luscious waves and bold red lipsticks. Replicate these must-have Old Hollywood beauty looks with products from Palladio and Keratin Complex. 

Bold Reds on the Red Carpet
Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Emma Roberts rocked the red lip on the red carpet last night, and matched it with classic black liner and mascara for the eyes. Get the look with Palladio’s Dreamy Matte Lipstick ($7.50) in, of course, Red Carpet for the lips, and for the eyes, the Fifty-Fifty Cat-Eye Liquid Liner + Smoky Kajal($15) and the Double Agent Lash Extender + Undercover Fiber Booster ($12).

Waves on Waves
Karlie Kloss, Emma Stone, and Amy Adams made an old “Hollywood Glam” appearance on the red carpet last night with side swept waves in their hair. Get this look with Keratin Complex’s Infusion Keratin Replenisher ($29), a hydrating styling cream that replenishes and revitalizes hair for a silky, shiny finish. Use theTransformer Interchangeable Styling Rod ($169) to create those toussled waves and finish it off with Flex Flow Flexible Shaping Hairspray ($25) for a light hold.

Full Brows and Glossy Lips
Hailee Steinfeld and Janelle Monae both looked stunning with their full brows and glossy lips. Get the look with Palladio’s Velvet Matte Lip Color ($7) in Sateen and use the Silk FX Eyeshadow Palette ($12) in A La Mode for those smoky eyes. To get the boldest of brows, use the Brow Definer Micro Pencil ($7) and finish it off with the Brow Obsessed Mousse with Fibers ($8) to build sparse brows and fill in any gaps.

Disclosure: No compensation was offered or taken in exchange for this feature article. I have no affiliation to any of these brands or retailers mentioned and any opinions expressed are my own. 

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Work-Friendly Hairstyles

Looking Polished 
With Work-Friendly Hairstyles

Are you looking for a hairstyle that is appropriate for work? Check out our ever-growing database of hairstyles that lets you search by hair length, texture, color and even by age range and occasion! Here are some of the more popular work-friendly hairstyles for women, many with 360˚views and styling recommendations!

The Jill Foundation

A Small Charity with a Really Big Heart
It all started with one salon. On a Sunday every October, it opens its doors and their team steps up on their day off to provide free haircuts to the public in exchange for donations. There’s a raffle for items that have been donated by both vendors and the local community, adding yet more funding to the pot through ticket sales. The dedicated group works hard all year to promote the event and then after the cut-a-thon donates the entire lot (at that time) to the American Cancer Society, to help in the fight to find a cure. An ever-so-worthy cause with far too many victims...Click here to see the full article.

Behind the Scenes at a Hair Show

Hair Show Madness
Step Behind the Scenes at a Pro-Only Hair Show

Have you ever wondered what goes on at professional hair show? Did you even know that such things exist? Well, you're clearly in for a surprise. Click through to take a step behind the scenes at one of the most inspirational hair shows around for beauty professionals...

Calling All Curly Girls!

Calling All Curly Girls!
Focus on Hair Magazine Launches Curl-Oriented Features

Are you blessed with big, bold, bouncy coils? Or, do you find yourself constantly wrestling with your natural texture? Regardless, we have some exciting news just for you! Focus on Hair magazine has launched a curl-specific page just for curly girls like you. Look for texture-centered content including articles, tutorials, product recommendations and expert advice. Everything a texture diva needs to stay perfectly coiffed. Here are just a few of the features that you can look forward to.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

About Hair Loss

All About Hair Loss
Have you noticed more hair than normal left on your brush, in the shower or even on your pillow? Have you sensed overall thinning or even patches of hair missing? Always concerning, there are various forms of follicle fleeing, each with different causes and chances for reversing. Let’s examine each type and dive into their various causes.


Shedding is completely normal, in fact most people naturally shed between 50-100 hairs per day. However, anything beyond that is considered excessive. Known by the medical term telogen effluvium, excessive hair shedding is common in people who have experienced stressors including extreme weight loss, illness or high fever, recent surgery, giving birth, change in birth control, or have experienced excessive amounts of stress (job loss, divorce, death of a loved one, etc.).

Excessive shedding usually...(view the full article here).