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Karen Hill

Karen Hill is a writer and graduate of Fordham University, with works published by MarieClaire.com, Her Campus, CNN.com, amongst others. She's been on her own natural hair journey for five years and has a freakish knowledge and collection of hair oils. (Jamaican black castor oil is a fave!) In her rare moments of free time you can catch her bargain hunting, deep-conditioning her curls, or binging on the bachelor.

Karen Hill is a writer and graduate of Fordham University, with works published by MarieClaire.com, Her Campus, CNN.com, amongst others. She's been on her own natural hair journey for five years and has a freakish knowledge and collection of hair oils. (Jamaican black castor oil is a fave!) In her rare moments of free time you can catch her bargain hunting, deep-conditioning her curls, or binging on the bachelor.

Balayage

20 Jaw-Dropping Partial Balayage Hairstyles

A partial balayage is a freehand coloring technique, when you apply highlights only to specific areas instead of throughout the whole head — generally, the top layer, or just around the face. Let`s see the best examples of this trend!

by Karen Hill
Aug 30, 2021
Balayage

20 Sweet Caramel Balayage Hairstyles for Brunettes and Beyond

Caramel balayage is trending and for good reason. The sought-after shade is universally flattering and looks stunning against all skin tones. The contrast between the caramel highlights and brown roots is simply divine, although that is not to say caramel won’t look just as good mixed in with blonder shades as nice lowlights. See top-20 variants of this year`s trendiest coloring technique!

by Karen Hill
Jun 23, 2021
Boys and Men

20 Best Drop Fade Haircut Ideas for Men

Drop fade haircut is a skin fade variation, where the gradient cut falls deeper behind the ears and creates a sleek arc shape. What makes this hairstyle so amazing is its versatility and practicality. It’s often low maintenance, but never skimps on delivering a polished style. Plus, it’s a cut that doesn’t discriminate as it works with an endless range of hair textures. Whether your hair is pin straight or naturally curly, this cut should be at the top of your list for new hair ideas to try.

by Karen Hill
Dec 21, 2022
Hair Care

Top 9 Essential Haircare Lines for Curly to Kinky Hair

Curly and kinky hair needs special treatment and super-nutritive moisturizing products. Our journalist Karen Hill will share her positive experience in trying several hair-care lines. Read on and find new ways to get your shiny healthy curls!

by Karen Hill
May 26, 2021
Hair Care

Jamaican Black Castor Oil: The Oil Your Natural Locks Have Been Craving

Dryness has to be the biggest problem women with curly and kinky hair face. Unlike straight hair, a tight curl pattern makes it hard for sebum (an oily substance produced by your skin’s glands) to make its way down the shaft. Nobody wants damaged strands, which is why making up for that lack of moisture is so important. Hair oils are just the answer. They have the power to repair the driest of locks. Each one has its specific bonus points, but Jamaican black castor oil has become a natural-hair favorite because of its extra-strong power to nourish and protect.

by Karen Hill
Aug 19, 2021
Hair Cuts

20 Undercut Hair Tattoo Ideas for Girl

Trading in needles and ink for clippers and dye, hair tattoo looks set the best badass hair trend to try without the pain and lifetime commitment to the real thing. Ready for any hair length, short coifs show off your design all day, every day, while longer styles have the power to keep them covered when you want. Check out our favorite versions of hair tattoo designs and find out which one you want to try!

by Karen Hill
Jul 13, 2021

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Bob

26 Feathered Bob Haircuts to Rock in 2023

Feathered haircuts from the 1970s, which were once considered a fashion staple, have made a major comeback. The feathered bob cut is especially fashionable and can be worn by women with thick or thin hair alike. For those with thicker locks, the cut helps to remove excess volume while providing texture and definition. For women with thinner hair, the feathered layers add dimension and movement to create an overall polished look. Interested in taking the plunge? Research different types of feathered bobs to decide the right one for you. Whether it be something sleek, textured and edgy, or something in between, you'll love what this style has to offer both practically and aesthetically.

by The Editors
March 23, 2023
Blonde

30 Enchanting Ideas of Blonde Hair with Lowlights

It’s common for dark-haired women to wish to lighten their strands, but do you know that dark shades can be added to blonde tresses to emphasize the bright hue? Check out the most fashionable examples of blonde hair with lowlights, and rock a dimensional look with a stunning splash of shades!

by The Editors
March 21, 2023
Pixie

30 Messy Pixie Cut Looks Full of Natural Charm

Few hairstyles are as empowering as a pixie. Bold but feminine, they grant you confidence and make a bold beauty statement. If your hair could use a little change and you are ready for something manageable and effortlessly chic, check out these trendy varieties of a messy pixie hairstyle.

by Nikki Goddard
March 21, 2023
Layered

25 Octopus Haircut Ideas to Help You Make a Statement

If you’re sick and tired of your current haircut and craving a fresh look, look no further than an octopus cut. Unique and versatile, the octopus haircut has been gaining enormous traction this season, and for a good reason. This layered style can be adapted to suit a variety of hair types and lengths, so there's an octopus haircut perfect for each woman out there. Check out our compilation to get some inspo for your next salon visit.

by The Editors
March 21, 2023
Gray

30 Short Gray Hairstyles that Look Stunning at Any Age

There is something charming about short gray hair! Whether it’s a classy bob cut or a low-maintenance pixie — your stunning silver locks won’t leave you unnoticed! Gray hair color works great for both mature ladies with silver hairs growing in and young girls looking for ashy tones to match their skin tones. Check our list of the 30 trendiest short gray hairstyles that suit both colored and naturally gray hair, and take whatever inspires you the most!

by Nikki Goddard
March 17, 2023
Bob

22 Insta-Ready Undercut Pixie Bob Ideas

An undercut pixie bob haircut is an excellent example of a hairstyle that entitles a strong yet feminine image. As one of the most low-maintenance options, it also gives you the freedom to style your short hair in many different ways. As a result, you can wear your pixie undercut absolutely anywhere! You only need to emphasize your style with the right makeup and outfit. Wear one of these most delightful pixie bob haircuts to look effortlessly catchy and trendy in 2023!

by The Editors
February 28, 2023
Layered

10 Types of Hair Layers with an Ultimate Styling Guide

One thing about a good hair trend is that if it trended once before, it’ll trend again with the modern-day twist. Layers were the buzz of the 90’s, but now, in 2023, we are circling back and reviving the flippy, wispy, choppy, and feathered layered hair trend. Here are all the types of layers you should know about!

by Kattya Marcela Hernandez
February 25, 2023
Burgundy

35 Plum Hair Color Ideas for Your Next Makeover

If you're looking to change up your color this season, it can be tough to decide with so many choices out there! Before you choose a basic shade of blonde, brown or even bronde try a surprising pop of color with plum hair color. This juicy color is fantastic because it comes in any shade or depth imaginable and can compliment any skin tone or eye color. All you have to do is decide which one is for you!

by Rachel Scott
February 23, 2023
Curly, Wavy

30 Best Hairstyles Featuring Blonde Curly Hair

If you feel like shaking up your hair game and embracing a new look, consider curly blonde hairstyles. Whether you're a natural blonde craving to spice up your curls or you're ready to take the plunge and lighten your locks, this hair trend is sure to turn heads. Check out these hot ideas to get some inspo.

by The Editors
February 21, 2023
Boys and Men

30 Simple Men’s Cuts that Are Low Maintenance Yet Hot

Aren't into spending too much time styling your hair, but still want to look stylish and well-groomed? We know your pain and are here to help. Below are thirty examples of low-maintenance haircuts for men that don't look boring.

by Nikki Goddard
February 18, 2023
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