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Louis Licari

Looking Your Best Is Always the Right Choice

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Besides temporarily changing their look to create a character for a role, I have watched many actors continually make revisions in their actual appearance.

Louis Licari: I Missed Fashion's Night Out, But I Had a Moment of Reflection

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

On Fashion's Night Out in New York City, the streets were exploding with fashion. A stroll through Manhattan is the best primer a fahionista can experience and it will make even the most enlightened more seasoned.

What's the Biggest Hair Trend for Fall?

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

If I had to make a general statement about hair for fall 2010, I would say that it should look very natural and beautiful. Loose waves and hair that looks almost retro has become -- and will continue to be -- a major trend for fall.

Your Questions Answered

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

People come to see me every day for my opinion about their hair. I consider this a great privilege and a compliment. The consultation is one of the most essential parts of the salon experience.

Girl, Get it Together for College

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Most freshmen tend to burn the candle at both ends and survive on little sleep. It is very easy to burn out. Here are some shortcuts to looking good that will give you a few extra moments every day.

Caroline Giuliani's Jailhouse Makeover

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Caroline Giuliani, the daughter of former New York City mayor and a senior at Harvard, had been arrested for shoplifting. I don't know how she managed it, but coming out of jail a few hours later, she looked fresh, radiant and wholesome.

New York City vs. Los Angeles: How Women Differ by Coast

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Ten years ago, the old New York-LA stereotypes might have contained some truth, but the world has become progressively smaller.

Louis Licari: Skip the Dye Job? Women Go Gray!

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Am I terribly off-base thinking that gray hair makes women look older and their complexions dull and drab? Am I biased against the new aesthetic? Can women look more beautiful with gray hair?

How to Not Look Like a Hot Mess at the Beach

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

You might think it's sublime, but the truth is that it's easy to look like a hot mess at the beach. The elements that can make us feel so relaxed can wreak havoc on our hair.

First-Class Tips for Surviving an Overnight Flight

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Most people think that living a bi-coastal lifestyle is glamorous. I have lived it most of my adult life and I know better. Here's what I have learned over the years to make flights more bearable.

Louis Licari, Where Powerful New York Media Women Gather

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Powerful women in New York media and fashion aren't often kept waiting. But starting from 7:30 on Monday mornings, Harper's Bazaar publisher Valerie ...

What's Your Face Shape? Louis Licari's Haircut Advice

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Having the perfect haircut for your hair texture and face shape make looking your best easy and is perhaps the surest way to look good.

I Try to Give a Woman a Makeover -- She Ends Up in Tears

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked about Today show's Ambush Makeover is whether all the makeovers are really as happy with their new look as they appear to be on TV. I have always answered "yes!" -- until last week's attempt.

The Importance of Looking Good (You Know, Because Life is Short)

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

I know that right now I should be revealing some secrets to instant beauty. The "look" today is more finished. The fact of the matter is that today's beauty takes a few more moments then in previous seasons.

Louis Licari Meets Chad Ochocinco and Styles the Ladies Vying for His Love

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Today was certainly one of my longest work days, but it is a day I'll never forget. This morning, I had to fly from New York to Los Angeles for a shoo...

How to Choose the Right Hair Color

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Color is probably the easiest way to look prettier, more vital and simply your best. Most coloring processes only take an hour or two. Hair color is truly the quick fix that works.

Not Always a Good Idea: Change for Change's Sake

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

When we lose sight of our appearance, nothing we do ever seems to be enough. Our hair color seems dull, the hair shape is never stylish enough, and the pursuit for the right shade of makeup is never ending.

Hair in the Recession: Looking Good Doesn't Have to Cost a Lot of Money

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Looking beautiful doesn't have to cost a lot of money. It only takes the time and desire to look your best. I am positive you'll find this is time well spent.

How to Maintain Your Beauty

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

A beauty maintenance routine for the whole summer is not as difficult. I'm not saying it's a cake walk, but it's easier and less painful than dreaming of food in the middle of the night.

The Biggest Beauty Faux Pas

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Here is a list of some of the biggest beauty faux pas that even some of these famous beauty icons made.

How to Revamp After Your Heart Gets Stomped On

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Being left can be devastating. The good news is that we all survive. You must be ready to start over. Start by making a list of things to do for your new found life. Here are a few suggestions.

The Implications of a Good Hair Day

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

How great do you feel on those days when your hair looks fabulous? Nothing can make you feel more beautiful or on top of the world. On the other hand, is there anything more horrible than a bad hair day?

Hollywood, Infidelity and the Power of Self-Esteem

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Is infidelity the biggest trend for the rich, powerful and famous? It might be. The question is how should people react when they find out their significant other is having an affair.

No Sleep for the Weary! Plus, One-Minute Makeover Tips

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

I think it's time for me to stop kvetching and give you a few beauty tips that I lifted from the scripts of the "One Minute Makeovers" for Taxi TV. Here's a preview of some of my favorites.

Style Hits and Misses at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

The clock was ticking and my salon was buzzing. There were actors, agents and executives in every corner of the salon, all wanting to look "red carpet" ready. My assistant was literally holding my color apron and gloves out as I walked in the door. Within minutes I was hands deep in color.