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The One Time In Your Life It's OK To Cheat

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

For over 20 years, mom has made weekly trips to see Deb, her hair dresser. Often my mother would regale me with tales of woe. Not her own, but poor Deb's. My mom, a psychotherapist by training, had great empathy for Deb, a single mother whose history was marred by misfortune. But there was only one problem with this relationship. Deb could not cut hair.

Kids' Hair: They Took a Shower, But Did They Wash Their Hair?

Gina Rivera | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Gina Rivera

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 ...

Been There, Done That

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I was only married a short while when I realized something was wrong with me. It happened when I heard myself mumbling obscenities as I pushed the vacuum, powered entirely by resentment.

A Chat With Ted Gibson -- The Affable Rock Star of Hair

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 09.02.2013 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

Ted Gibson is a critical force in the beauty industry. As a master hairdresser who coifs the heads of Hollywood glamour girls from Anne Hathaway to Kerry Washington to Angelina Jolie he is in high demand

A Hair-Raising Experience: Bait and Switch

Tamar Abrams | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women
Tamar Abrams

True confessions: I color my hair. Surely you're not surprised that a woman in her mid-fifties chooses this path? I could probably color it myself but I love my hairdresser's stories about her young children and the idea that all I have to do is sit and tip. And then there was last week.

My Hairdresser, My Self: A Love Story

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 01.06.2013 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

I can hear him before I see him. I hear the front door close, keys are set down on the counter...

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #46, My Barber Told Me To

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

"Bernard," he says. "Yes," I reply, immediately snapping to attention, not wanting to miss a pearl of wisdom that he might impart to me this day. "You're voting for Obama, right," posed not so much as a question but more like an admonition.

10 Things Your Hairdresser Won't Tell You

SmartMoney | Quentin Fottrell | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money

SmartMoney.com: What customers need to know to get their fair shear at the salon. 1. "Money grows on you." Hairdressing is often described as "...

Make The Most Of Your Salon Visit

Ramshackle Glam by Jordan Reid | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From Ramshackle Glam: I gave Karmela, a hairstylist at John Sahag Workshop in NYC, a ring to get her tips on how to make the most of a salon visit,...

Tips For Looking Fabulous At Any Age

Tina Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tina Sloan

Think about bumping into the old boyfriend and trying to hide since you look just awful.

Astoria Characters: The High-Style Hair Stylist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"I love the women," says hairdresser Angelo Grivokostopoulos. "I want to make all the women in the world beautiful all the time."

Hairstyles: Making Sense of Beauty Buzz Words

Clyde Elezi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Clyde Elezi

Has your latest trip to your hair salon made you feel like you are traveling in a country that speaks a different language? We'd like to shed a bit of light on some new beauty "buzz words."

Astoria Characters: The Big-Hearted Restaurateur

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Joanna Nana Loiselle, a ferociously vivacious blonde whose eyes change color from green to blue to hazel with her outfits and her moods, is the one constant on the menu at Telly's Taverna.