I have a lot of clients who come to me complaining about their inability to achieve volume in their hair at home. When I hear this, I always provide them a mini tutorial and tips on how to achieve the sought after height and bounce on their own.
These updos are quick and easy techniques for a quick trip to the gym, grocery store or a romantic night on the town.
I am a proud, big-haired girl. In photos, my head is usually double the size of anyone else's. Us curly-haired girls have some secrets (at least I do) that may surprise you when it comes to our hair care regimen.
The anomaly of red hair color -- we go for reds because of their richness and vibrancy, and yet, they are the colors to fade and dull the fastest.
There's something that is intensely gratifying about making a woman feel beautiful. Whether a lady is coming in for a refresh or a complete, transformative change, she is always seeking that moment when she looks in the mirror, and thinks, "Damn, I look good!" I cherish those moments, and I love to be the one responsible for them.
One of the biggest benefits of receiving a Brazilian blowout instead of a basic keratin treatment is that a Brazilian blowout is a lot more convenient. The process only takes about 90 minutes whereas other keratin treatments take between two and three hours to finish and you still need to wash out the product after three days.
I have taken you through some of the technical aspects of wearing a wig. My advice is to make the best choice that you can when selecting a wig that will suit your needs using my suggestions. We're all illusionists to some extent, whether it's through fashion, hair, makeup or undergarments.
I like bangs. Long, but not too long. And fringy. You know, like that actress. You know... her. But only in that one movie, not the other one.
The past is a great place to find something new. Take a seat in my salon and let's play "cinema time machine."
Julie Dickson, owner of Fox & Boy salon in New York City, shares her style inspiration and beauty secrets with us.
I've figured out the secret to having perfect hair every day, and it is neither wigs, large hats, nor burkas.
Times have changed and I think that's a good thing, particularly for our kids. I'm inclined to let my kids chose the hair they want, with a few exceptions. I think that letting them decide about their own hair is better for them, which is truly the point.
Something funny happened as I matured and had money to spend. When my dental hygienist commented on my 'great' teeth, I was baffled at first. They didn't seem at all to resemble the ones in the Colgate commercials, but when I looked closer, I noticed that they weren't cracked or wildly uneven. Maybe that constitutes beauty?
The problem with curly hair in the media is that it's usually a "before" look -- before the main character becomes pretty, confident and self-actualized. Think Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman or Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries.
After all, this is country! So of course, the hair was big and beautiful at this pinnacle glamour event, the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, with waterfalls of curls flowing over celebrity shoulders.
First of all, take a deep breath. Stay calm. Your chances of repairing any problem are better if you stay cool. Work with your stylist to fix the hair. You may be upset but, truly, this may not be anyone's fault.