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.
Let's face it, none of us want to age but it is inevitable, and with that comes one of man's biggest fears: hair loss. You can either choose to deal it with in a graceful way or make an ass out yourself by growing hair to try to cover the bald spots or receding hairline.
This type of hair-bullying is not just present in the media. It is present in our homes as learned self-hatred manifests in comments to little girls with looser textures that they have "pretty hair," while little girls with kinkier hair textures are told that they have "bad hair."
The movement often fails to challenge the very paradigm that encouraged women to chemically process their hair and thereby prevented them from remaining natural, in the first place.
Fashion Week is more like "Fashion Month." It started with New York Fashion Week, followed by week-long events in London, then Milan and Paris. It's too much to watch it all, and the focus is on the clothing for the spring and summer next year. The hair, though, is integral and trend setting.
My husband likes to say he's slept with a blonde, brunette AND redhead, and they are all me.
There is still a lot of breath left in that summer breeze, but we're thinking more and more about a fall hairstyle, which typically includes going with a darker shade. We can begin now with a transition toward our next color.
Just like the shoes and clothes you wear, the way you style your hair says a lot about your sense of fashion and personality. But before you decide on your next hair-spiration, read on to find out what these hair products can do for you.
Silver hair, on the right woman, can be about joyful illumination, an understanding of what she wants and the ability to get it. She knows how to live life really well in every way.
The Roaring 20s brought a strong, distinctive look to every aspect of fashion. It was a time of astronomical change. Fashion was born into the mode...
This is something most of us don't think about much, and our kids almost certainly don't. Their hair needs serious cleaning. Last week I wrote about ...
Previously, the men in North Korea had been able to choose from 10 different --but still pretty similar -- state-sanctioned hairstyles (women, lucky them, were given 18 to choose from).
With distance from the girl I used to be, I had space to figure out who I really was and what I really wanted -- and I wanted to be blonde.