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Laura M Martin is passionate about feeling her best, from eating great food to having a fierce hairstyle. She has been working as a hairdresser and color educator in New York and Chicago for over a decade. She currently freelances as a stylist, writer, and recipe developer.

Laura M Martin is passionate about feeling her best, from eating great food to having a fierce hairstyle. She has been working as a hairdresser and color educator in New York and Chicago for over a decade. She currently freelances as a stylist, writer, and recipe developer.

Boys and Men

20 Trending Temple Fade Hairstyles for Men

If you’re looking for a fresh style, a temp fade is a cool detail that can be added to a variety of haircuts including tapers and undercuts. The temple fade draws attention to the eyes and softens the transition point between facial hair and sideburns where hair is often patchy and sparse. This contemporary look requires skill to achieve and attitude to pull off.

by Laura Martin
December 21, 2023
Black

20 Cute and Creative Ideas for Short Faux Locs

If you want a contemporary style that protects your tresses, give short faux locs a go. Unlike true locs, these extensions require no long-term commitment and can be worn by any hair type. Dreads are often associated with long lengths, but they are gorgeous in cropped forms too. Read on to learn more about this trending look.

by Laura Martin
January 17, 2024
Blonde

40 Styles with Medium Blonde Hair for Major Inspiration

From Veronica Lake to Debbie Harry, many of the world’s most beautiful women have made medium blonde hair a part of their personal image. Variations of this iconic length and color combination have evolved through the decades, but flaxen shades and shoulder-grazing locks continue to be a classic hairstyle. These 40 looks offer adaptations for different hair types and styles. Whether you’re looking to elevate your current hair or try something completely new, you’re sure to find inspiration in the images below.

by Laura Martin
March 28, 2024
Ponytails

The 20 Most Alluring Ponytail Hairstyles

Ponytail hairstyles are known to be practical, but they can also be sexy. Sweeping strands away from the face but letting lengths hang free gives a youthful yet polished effect. The style is easily adaptable for black hair, shorter, hair, or fine hair. If you’re looking for a modern take on the updo, look no further.

by Laura Martin
February 24, 2021

Latest Articles

Natural

20 Exciting Ways to Get Highlights on Natural Black Hair

There is nothing as dazzling as having natural hair highlighted. Adding some beautiful color to natural afro hair instantly highlights its beauty; in fact, it is a fantastic way to elevate your look. In this article, we take you on a guide to getting highlights on your natural hair. We go through various techniques for getting highlights and then showcase 20 inspirational ideas for you to try out. Let’s get started, shall we?

by Folakemi Emem-Akpan
May 15, 2024
Extensions

Extension Color Matching Tips for Perfectly Blended Hair

Have you ever wanted to add vibrant colors to your hair, but don’t change for fear of commitment or causing damage to your already fragile hair? The trick is to use high-quality hair extensions that blend seamlessly with your natural hair color. No matter what your dream hairstyle is — balayage, ombre, or bold, vibrant highlights — there is a simple way to achieve it with hair extensions.

by Rachel Koren
May 11, 2024
Boys and Men

40 Statement Hairstyles for Men with Thick Hair

Most men with thick hair want a hairstyle that brings out the natural hair thickness and health while removing the bulk. The mission is easy to achieve if you choose a flattering haircut that looks stylish and works well for your lifestyle. Here are some good examples of hairstyles for men with thick hair for you to explore classy, sporty, or avant-garde haircut options and see how you can experiment with lengths and styling finishes.

by The Editors
May 09, 2024
Natural

30 Best Natural Hairstyles for African American Women

Have you ever realized how many breathtaking looks you can style with natural hair? There are very cute hairstyles for short, medium and long natural hair we are ready to present to your attention. Here are also the pictures of latest wavy updos, twists and braids.

by The Editors
May 07, 2024
Trends

15 Trending Updos for Everyday Glam and Special Events

Hair, gathered in a top knot, braided crown, French twist, or a chignon bun can seriously step up your look on casual outings and special occasions. Particularly if your hairstyle reflects the latest hair trends and taps into the modern relaxed yet classy vibe. Check out this collection of trending updos where you are sure to find some captivating ideas you’d wish to recreate!

by Mary Allen
May 03, 2024
Medium

40 Most Universal Medium-Length Haircuts with Bangs

Medium-length haircuts with bangs might be the easiest to style, but they still offer much freedom for the variety of experiments. Let us guide you through the best shoulder-length hair and bangs ideas, showing what’s trendy, convenient, and flattering for your face shape. See some bright examples in the photos below and choose your next go-to haircut.

by The Editors
May 03, 2024
Hair Advice

The Right Hairstyles to Make Your Neck Look Longer or Shorter

If the length of your neck is something you struggle with, this guide is for you. Besides working on your posture and correcting a shorter neck with clothes, there are some tricks how you can make your neck look longer or shorter by choosing the right hairstyle.

by Olga Markuse
May 02, 2024
Hair Care

My Hijab Hair Care Routine that Helps to Avoid Hair Loss and Breakage

Covering up your hair doesn't mean you may compromise on hair care; on the conrtary, unless you follow a good hair routine, the scarf rubbing will cause hijabi hair to become so dry it snaps. If you’re wearing a hijab and have noticed excessive dryness and breakage, your hair needs a dedicated care to prevent more severe outcomes such as hijab hair loss or bald spots. As a stylist, I have been giving hair advice for many years now, and here is my personal basic hijab hair routine I can swear by.

by Ghanima Abdullah
April 30, 2024
Red

40 Pink Hairstyles as the Inspiration to Try Pink Hair

Get ready to be wowed by these amazing options of pink hair. This color is a timeless trend and, after all, what person doesn’t like pink? There are so many pretty pink shades! Take a look at these inspiring and unique pink hairstyles, and maybe you’ll find your ideal hair color to rock.

by The Editors
April 26, 2024
Curly, Wavy

30 Best Shoulder Length Curly Hair Ideas

Medium-length curly haircuts give you the best of both worlds — manageable hair that’s not too short and not too long. From loose waves to tight coils, your options are endless when it comes to mid-length curly hair. We’ve rounded up 30 gorgeous hairstyles to inspire your next look, so get ready to turn heads with your luscious ringlets.

by Nikki Goddard
April 26, 2024
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