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What Sitting in a Salon Chair Teaches You About Life

Unwritten | Posted 12.11.2014 | College

As you sit in the salon chair with the picture that took you weeks to pick out, repeatedly telling the hairdresser exactly what you like about this haircut, you realize that you are seconds away from either the best or worst decisions you may ever make.

Shaggy Hair Studio: One of the Best in NYC

Loren Brill | Posted 12.03.2014 | New York
Loren Brill

I've jumped around a lot from salon to salon in NYC --from super expensive to fairly cheap -- and only rarely being blown a way (pun intended) with my experience. As a busy New Yorker, (aren't we all?) I am always looking for a stylist who won't break the bank.

The Next Big Hollywood Haircut Is...

Byrdie | Alina Gonzalez | Posted 11.28.2014 | Style

Once upon a time not too long ago, the long bob cut (and its catchy portmanteau) skyrocketed to popularity, appearing on celebrities like Kerry Washin...

How To Find The Right Haircut For Your Face Shape

Refinery29 | Phillip Picardi | Posted 11.15.2014 | Style

We tend to think of contouring as the most efficient way to bring out our best features. But, according to John Frieda International Creative Consulta...

Lost in Translation

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.04.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


The Easy Fall Haircut That Works For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Lauren Mikler | Posted 10.07.2014 | Style

Embracing fall fashion might start with trading your sandals for boots, but it ends with updating your hairstyle. So if you're thinking about saying b...

Syrian Refugee Barber Provides Haircuts To Iraqis Displaced By Violence

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.20.2014 | Impact

Nawan remembers how powerful a simple gesture can be. As a barber forced to leave his home country of Syria due to civil war and benefiting from the g...

Hartford Man Offers Haircuts In Exchange For Hugs

Nadine Cheung | Posted 11.07.2014 | Good News

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

Haircuts: My Mom Anxiety Is Showing

Sara Goldstein | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Sara Goldstein

My son has long hair. Long, curly, wild hair. He's nearly 9 years old and it's only been cut twice. The first time came at the age of 3, when he hacked a chunk of ringlets out of the back of his head with kid scissors.

19 People Who Shouldn't Be Allowed To Cut Their Own Hair

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Comedy

Step away from the scissors. I repeat, step away from the scissors. ...

A Punk-Rock, Gender-Bending, Rockstar Haircut Fit For a Little Girl Ninja With Autism

Shanell Mouland | Posted 10.18.2014 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

It was time to get Kate's haircut and we decided to get that old hair out of her way and give her the punk rock, gender-bending haircut our little rock star deserves.

Stylist Who Spends Every Sunday Cutting Hair For Homeless: 'Every Human Life Is Worth The Same'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.07.2014 | Impact

Mark Bustos is a hair stylist at an upscale salon in New York City, but not all of his clientele have to be wealthy to get a quality trim. Sometimes,...

5 Reasons Why I Am Not A Blonde With Bangs and Look Nothing Like Meg Ryan

Nancy L. Wolf | Posted 10.07.2014 | Fifty
Nancy L. Wolf

Katie does a terrific job with my hair. But even better is that Katie understands that the unvarnished truth for a female client who recently reached her (very) early '60's may not always be the best way to go. Tactful, but direct, that is Katie.

The Motivation You Need To Get An Edgy Haircut

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks & Raydene Salinas | Posted 07.18.2014 | Style

There are few things that make us stop and stare on the streets of New York City, but a hairstyle like no other is definitely one of them. So when we ...

Why This Is One Of My Favorite Photos Ever

Shanell Mouland | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

If you had asked me what Kate's greatest sensory discomfort was, I would have said it was related to her hair. Until today, she did not let us brush her hair and a proper haircut was out of the question. Then something changed.

Students Do Seriously Cool Deed For Homeless To Help Them Start Spring Fresh

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.23.2014 | Impact

It's about more than just a haircut. Students at Vanguard School of Cosmetology, a Paul Mitchell partner school, used their scissors for good Wedne...

The #1 Haircut That Will Make You Look Younger

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Dawn Wilder | Posted 03.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM A great haircut can take years—even decades—off your face. It hides wrinkles, defines your jawline, and enhances ...

Dana Oliver

13 Hair Risks To Take Before You Die | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.05.2014 | Style

As someone who switches up their hairdo two to three times a month, I'm a huge advocate for taking hair risks. And not just because you can always gro...

The 13 Worst Things About Having Bangs

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

Bangs can be an amazing way to change up your look. They can also be a royal pain in the you-know-what. Here are just some of the most annoying things...

Yagana Shah

5 Awful Celebrity Hairstyles We Wish We Could Forget | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

We comb, color, tease, straighten, curl, and tousle our hair trying to get it just right. We love our hair! It's our crowning glory. Indeed we care ab...

My Crazy, Complicated High School Friendships

Morgan Hegarty | Posted 02.16.2014 | Teen
Morgan Hegarty

Sometimes cutting our hair helps us grow more wise, more mature. We discover that growing our hair could have been what was holding us back, what was keeping us from moving on from the bad in our lives. We truly are hiding behind our hair.

Bad Lighting Realizations

Ada Polla | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style
Ada Polla

I looked at myself in the mirror one evening and thought: "Wow, I don't look fresh." With the holiday season ahead, we decided to tweak our respective skin-care routines to find our best face again.

15 Pixie Haircuts That Will Make You Rethink Miley's Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.24.2013 | Style

If we were to list the most iconic pixie haircuts, Audrey Hepburn, Jean Seberg and Mia Farrow would be at the top. These film and fashion stars sporte...

Adorable Video Reveals How One Artist Defines The Word 'Courage'

Posted 10.07.2013 | Arts

Sometimes we need a lightning bolt of inspiration to strike, encouraging us to push through hardships and take refuge in the simple, beautiful moments...

6 Things Your Hairstylist Really Wishes You Knew

Posted 10.02.2013 | OWN

1. When you show up late, you're not just throwing off their schedule, you're compromising your cut. The refinement of your cut happens in the las...