This week at the end of my cut, my hair stylist took off my cape, took a long look at me in the mirror and left me with, "Your hair is better, it is finally better. Turn around and look, it's finally better."
Accessories are a big thing for any outfit, with the potential to make or break a look or ensemble. While jewelry and gloves, bags and purses and everything in between might be quite necessary, few of us ever really stop to think about hair accessories.
Just as the first cardinal rule of perm maintenance is avoiding water for 24 hours for the risk of deactivating the ammonium thioglycolate (as every Legally Blonde fan knows), the first cardinal rule of blonde hair maintenance is avoiding the pool for the risk of turning it green.
You can already hear the high-pitched squeals! Teen Choice Awards are this weekend and we're sure to see a train of beautiful trend-setting hair for a massive audience of eager young fashion mavens heading back to school.
"Is that your hair?" This was not, by any means, the first time I had been asked this. I get it quite often. I always answer truthfully, although it always baffles me why people don't think of this as a rude question to ask someone.
I did a column here last week about keeping our hair looking great in high humidity. We run into that 'wall of water' when we land in Miami, for example, or New York City in August ... "Oh, man!" Hot and wet!
Fabulous women from all corners of the industry were in attendance at celebrity hair stylist, Ursula Stephen's Beauty & The Brand Bunch on Sunday, July 25th. A wide array of beauties in gorgeous get ups and fabulous hair filled the Sixty Hotel Rooftop.
For whatever it is worth, an observer who is neither black nor white cannot help but discern the color line. Race enthralls us, in the original definition of the word. Despite being a myth, it is powerful enough in our shared imagination to create its own reality.
Whenever I visited a new salon I walked in with a heavy heart because I knew what they were going to ask me: Why haven't you permed your hair? In other words, why have you been putting up with your hair? This was a question I got fed up of hearing over the years.