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Jodie Michalak

Queen of the beauty verse, Jodie Michalak is a hair and beauty consultant, lifestyle writer, and how-to expert with over 10 years professional beauty writing experience and over 2500 published articles. Since obtaining her cosmetology license in 1999, she's collaborated with experts in every niche including other hairdressers, product developers, and cosmetic brands. Jodie's contributions can be found at About.com, LiveAbout.com, CBS, moorebeautyusa.com, Texas Living Magazine, and more. Her passion, curiosity, and penchant for a pen keeps Jodie making waves in the industry.

Queen of the beauty verse, Jodie Michalak is a hair and beauty consultant, lifestyle writer, and how-to expert with over 10 years professional beauty writing experience and over 2500 published articles. Since obtaining her cosmetology license in 1999, she's collaborated with experts in every niche including other hairdressers, product developers, and cosmetic brands. Jodie's contributions can be found at About.com, LiveAbout.com, CBS, moorebeautyusa.com, Texas Living Magazine, and more. Her passion, curiosity, and penchant for a pen keeps Jodie making waves in the industry.

Products

Top 7 Volumizing Hair Products for Fine Hair

Pump up the volume on lifeless locks. Our hair expert Jodie Michalak tried and tested the best volumizing hair products for fine hair so that your locks don't fall flat in style. Amp up your tresses with the following product picks and styling recommendations.

by Jodie Michalak
August 22, 2023
Brown

40 Fabulous Brown Hair with Blonde Highlights Looks to Love

Brown hair with blonde highlights can be just as head-turning as platinum locks. Blonde streaks in dark hair add contrast and interest without any major commitment. Whether you have light brown or dark chocolate brown hair, there’s a pale companion that can liven up even the richest of hues.

by Jodie Michalak
June 06, 2024
Trends

Holographic Hair Takes the Art of Self-Expression over the Rainbow

Multidimensional holographic hair color is a growing trend that steals the show in Instagram and Pinterest images. Far from ordinary, panels of metallic hues in varied intensity can be applied in many ways, including foil and balayage, to create fairy-tale locks on blonde and gray tresses. Dreamy? Yes, please!

by Jodie Michalak
February 14, 2024
Short

20 Buzz Cut Girls That Really Rock Short Hair

What does it take to be a buzz cut girl? It’s more than a pair of clippers. It’s a serious attitude and a way of life. Women’s buzzed haircuts still have variable styling options, especially when combined with interesting hair color or designs. Take a look at the following buzz cut models who prove less can be more.

by Jodie Michalak
January 17, 2024
Hair Styling

Ultimate Guide to Salon Hair Treatments

Beautiful hair is a never ending quest. We scoured the list of top salon hair treatments that can restore the body, shine and improve the health of your locks instantly. Here’s our list of the best salon hair treatment services that repair damaged hair.

by Jodie Michalak
February 16, 2024

Latest Articles

Black

30 Classic and Modern Types of Braids for Black Women

The popularity of braided styles gave us a diversity of new stylish types of braids for black women worthy of your attention. From classic box braids and twists to more creative snake braids and Bantu Knots, there are many hot looks to try. With these mesmerizing examples of the 30 most popular braided styles, you are guaranteed to find your way to the perfect protective hairstyle!

by Mary Allen
June 11, 2024
Curly, Wavy

26 Curly Hairstyles for Round Faces to Save Now and Try Later

Natural curls are a great bonus when it comes to picking a haircut to complement a round face. Voluminous and rounded, they balance soft, curved lines of round face shapes and can make fuller faces look smaller. Explore this selection of 26 inspiring curly hairstyles for round faces to find your signature style or experiment with something you’ve never tried before.

by Mary Allen
June 08, 2024
Highlights

20 Bold and Attractive Ideas of Ribbon Highlights Hair Trend

As the summer comes up, it’s time to try something new and exciting, and we are not talking about a new gelato flavor. A subtle hair coloring like ribbon highlights can soothe your itch for a change and add flirty and cheeky vibes to your appearance. Take a look at these 20 photos of ribbon highlights to get an idea of how you can embrace this hair trend in 2024!

by Mary Allen
June 06, 2024
Blonde

30 Natural-Looking Warm Blonde Hair Ideas to Liven Up Your Locks

Modern hair coloring techniques make it possible to go blonde without damaging hair, yet the question is: What shade to choose? Honey blonde, pale blonde, beige, and bronde hues remain ‘safe’ classic options that work great for women with any skin tone and eye color. But you can always go a little further with your blonde transformation and have a creamy peach blonde, strawberry vanilla or another warm blonde shade, which looks as promising as it sounds.

by Mary Allen
June 06, 2024
Natural

Spring Twists Style Guide with 15 Inspirational Examples

You very well might be tempted to think that spring twists refer to sporting a head full of twists during the season of spring. But you couldn’t be further from the truth. Spring twists are a protective hairstyle that is currently gaining wide popularity in the natural hair community. It is unique, it is versatile, it is stunning. In this article, we will introduce you to spring twists and how you can get them installed for a fresh, beautiful look.

by Folakemi Emem-Akpan
May 31, 2024
Boys and Men

20 Blowout Taper Fade Haircut Ideas for 2024

It is time for the mullet to step aside because the next trend is here! It is the blowout taper haircut which is now frequently requested at barbershops. The defining characteristics are a taper fade on the sides and back with a lot of weight toward the top of the sides and back. If you want to stay on trend, embrace youthful looks, or cut your mullet off while retaining some of the party in the back, then this hairstyle is perfect for you. Here are the examples to bring to your barber along with some expert recommendations!

by Winston Parker
May 31, 2024
Hair Styles

How To Choose the Best Hairstyle for Your Dress’ Neckline

Do you keep wondering: hair up or hair down? Well, we want to help you with this age-old question by suggesting the best hairstyles for each neckline type you probably already have in your closet. Whether it’s a classic round neckline top or a halter dress, you need to know which hairdo works best with each of them. Look at these eight necklines and some ideal hairstyles that pair perfectly.

by Kaleena Stroud
May 29, 2024
Curly, Wavy

50 Perm Hair Ideas to Embrace Natural Looking Curls

We have some very specific memories stored when asked: “What is a perm?” This is usually asked by a younger person who has not had a chance to experience permed bangs, big hair, and Aqua Net, which are better to be left in the 80’s. Instead, let’s say “hello” to cool, modern hairstyles for permed hair!

by The Editors
May 31, 2024
Older Women

90 Classy and Simple Short Hairstyles for Women over 50

A woman doesn’t stop being a woman with age: changing looks and experimenting with styles is in her nature. Women shouldn’t feel confined to the same haircut for decades. Some also strive for more comfort over the years, opting for low-maintenance short haircuts. And it doesn’t mean having one of these helmet-like ‘dos! Short hairstyles for women over 50 can be stylish and even edgy, and we have 90 great images to prove that.

by The Editors
May 24, 2024
Wedding

50 Ravishing Mother of the Bride Hairstyles

Pre-wedding commotion affects not only the future newlyweds but their parents and even some guests as well. The mother of the bride is one of the key figures in the event, and choosing a flattering hairstyle that matches the dress is the perfect place to start. Explore this selection of traditional and modern mother-of-the-bride hairstyles and try the hairdo that catches your eye to feel confident at your daughter or son’s wedding.

by The Editors
May 31, 2024
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