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Fall Arrived This Week, Bringing Darker, Romantic Styles

Gina Rivera | Posted 09.26.2014 | Style
Gina Rivera

Many of us will head toward reds, and this has been predicted for months, that the deep, rich reds will be popular again. Also expected are some dark browns and I'll be looking for some black shades.

I Cut Off My Hair... and My Security Blanket

Mary E. Graham | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Mary E. Graham

I cut my hair really short last week and all those ideas I used to have about if I was really feminine enough came back with a vengeance. And now I'm noticing that I'm overcompensating for my short hair with dressier clothes and more eye makeup. Just in case someone might think I'm a boy.

I'm 25 And My Hair Is Falling Out

Jackie Nguyen | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Jackie Nguyen

Sure, I'm balding. Shitty. And the situation really f**king sucks. But sometimes, in the realm of bigger problems that I don't have, it doesn't. There is an abundance that I am incredibly thankful and happy for -- you have no idea.

5 Things I Learned From Being Backstage at Fashion Week

Janna Mandell | Posted 09.22.2014 | Style
Janna Mandell

Yes, I know we're in the throws of Milan Fashion Week after already completing London. But, I'm still basking in the memories of my own experience of being at more than 40 shows at New York Fashion Week.

The 5 Biggest Natural Hair Mistakes

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.19.2014 | Style
Ama Yawson

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.

Jose Eber's Art of Sexy Hair: Carefree Unstructured and Red Carpet Success

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.12.2014 | Style
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World LuxEcoLiving "The hair cut that I'm most proud of, to tell the tru...

Finding New Vitality as a Stylist on the Red Carpets

Gina Rivera | Posted 09.12.2014 | Style
Gina Rivera

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.

Will Hair Salons Go Back In Time?

Refinery29 | Maria Del Russo | Posted 09.12.2014 | Style

Every season, we spot recycled trends coming down the runway. We’ve heard (and, hey, reported on) about how hot the bob is and how to perfect your p...

10 Foods To Eat For Healthier Hair

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Dawn Wilder | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com From snipping it with scissors to dousing it with dye, you put your hair through a lot. And while it may seem tough, ...

The Importance of Being Hair

BeverlyD | Posted 09.08.2014 | Comedy
BeverlyD

My part in this grand play is humble, but it is important. As a stylist you can be sure that I also take your part very seriously, along with your length and color.

On the Brink of Fashion Week, Here Are Some Eternal Favorites

Gina Rivera | Posted 09.05.2014 | Style
Gina Rivera

If New York Fashion Week promises anything, it's that we'll be left in awe and, occasionally, disbelief as some of the most outrageous creations in apparel and hair parade down the runway for the first and maybe their last public appearance. What better time to review the hair styles that never drop from our radar.

Products I Stole From My Curlfriends

Justine Kay | Posted 09.04.2014 | Style
Justine Kay

I see oodles of products promising weightless, frizz free curls with bounce, movement and volume. Sounds fantastic for my natural girls, but I see very few companies directing their messages to women with relaxed hair.

Haircuts: My Mom Anxiety Is Showing

Sara Goldstein | Posted 09.02.2014 | 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.

How To Do A Lobster Tail Hair Twist In 8 Easy Steps

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.01.2014 | Style

The variety of braided hairstyles are infinite! Trust us, we've tried just about every style, from milkmaid to box. Mario Russo, owner and lead sty...

6 Things That Got Better After I Went Gray

Robin Korth | Posted 08.29.2014 | Fifty
Robin Korth

What's wrong with looking my age? I am almost sixty. I don't want to be a younger woman. I love my spirit and my body. I love this age I am in now--one of growing wisdom and longer-lived knowing. So, why do I need to color my hair to a younger woman's shade? This was not about anyone else. It was only about me.

Hair Products: It's All About Sulfate-Free

Marco Medrano | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Marco Medrano

With a determined ferocity, sulfate-free hair care products have flooded the beauty landscape. Sulfate what? Since this is a blog and not one of my m...

Sometimes We Can Look to the Smallest Revelations as Proof That We Haven't Given Up All Hope

Gregg McBride | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Growing up heavy (okay, fat), I quickly learned the best way to pose for pictures. After all, I knew I was very large, but on some weird level, I must...

Emmy's Usher Fall Cuts and Colors

Gina Rivera | Posted 08.27.2014 | Style
Gina Rivera

Softer more subtle cuts were trending at the Emmys in Los Angeles while color continued its move toward fall with deeper reds, more natural, darker blondes and dark, dark browns and blacks with lots of sophisticated shine.

As Her Scalp Grew Thin, Her Soul Grew Heavy

Samyukta Mullangi | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Samyukta Mullangi

It was a warm Thursday afternoon and we were in dermatology clinic. This 20-something young professional had come to have her scalp examined. She'd noticed a sudden increase in the quantity of hair follicles that parted ways in the shower, after an ordinary brush, on her pillowcase, and she was worried that she had developed female-pattern hair loss.

Go for a Color Correction After All the Summer Fun

Gina Rivera | Posted 08.21.2014 | Style
Gina Rivera

I'm referring to color correction, something we do after taking our hair color for a roller coaster ride, which we tend to do during the summer.

When Going For The Chop Means So Much More Than Just Changing Your Look

Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.23.2014 | Style
Jamie Feldman

"Which pizza topping do you want?" is a question I've asked my Nana plenty of times. As a kid, Saturdays meant one thing: a trip to the mall in Fort L...

Begin the Transition to Darker Fall Shades With Some Fun

Gina Rivera | Posted 08.18.2014 | Style
Gina Rivera

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.

Definitely, I'm a Spiritual Girl With Both Light and Dark Roots

Fiona Finn | Posted 08.27.2014 | Women
Fiona Finn

There's no right or wrong, to each his or her own, and there's little to no judgment. So whether you believe in a creator, have a different religion or are an atheist -- it really doesn't bother me. I'm OK with you, and what you choose to believe in or not believe in

Ease The Back-to-School Tension With a Quick New 'Do

Gina Rivera | Posted 08.13.2014 | Style
Gina Rivera

That's a signal for lots of us that fall styles are just around the corner. Maybe there's time for one more beachy, honey-soaked 'do before shifting to those wonderful, rich reds that we've been eyeing.

A New Way to Shampoo

Yves Durif | Posted 08.13.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

You might rub the fake foam around to the back of your skull before you pile all of your hair on top and work the imaginary lather into the lengths of your hair. Then you rinse.