Madison Breaux

Madison Breaux is a junior at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, studying magazine journalism with a specialization in fashion and beauty communications. She works on the editorial board for Zipped, an on-campus fashion magazine, and has freelanced for an Atlanta-based newspaper. In her free time, she loves reading, watching The Office, discovering new coffee shops and learning new ways to style her hair.

If you have ever considered brown hair to be boring or dull, think again. With the balayage technique, dye is applied to hair without the use of foil, resulting in a natural and exquisite look that feels like any brunette’s major hair goal. Mixing colors has never been this fun, so check out these brown balayage styles and book an appointment with your colorist!

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Using a hair dryer on curly or wavy hair can often result in an unfixable frizzy mess. However, with the help of hair diffusers, you could rock hassle-free curls every day. It’s time to leave those curl creams and pomades behind, because diffusers are your all-in-one tool for bouncy curls.

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Sometimes doing your daily hair routine just isn’t enough to keep your hair as healthy as it can be. Cold weather, sun exposure, and a myriad of other things you encounter in your life can dry out your locks, leaving them coarse and lifeless. Luckily for you, hair masks are an easy fix! With regular use, hair masks can keep dandruff, dullness, and dry ends at bay. Although this may seem like a luxury product, there’s no need to spend an extraordinary amount on one mask. We have found the best drugstore hair masks that will work for both your hair and your wallet.

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Does it seem that you just can’t get away from a greasy scalp even after washing your hair? Does oil build up on your roots leaving your style looking dull and lifeless? There are many factors that weigh in, but the answer is often as easy as switching your shampoo, too. Say goodbye to greasy strands with one of these shampoos for oily hair.

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Curly hair is often envied for its body, volume, and style. While naturally curly hair is a blessing, few people understand the struggle of maintaining healthy curls. Humidity, frizz, and dryness are all things that make waves and curls look deflated, but it doesn’t have to be so difficult to have consistently good hair days. Here’s a list of the best curly hair products to manage your curls. [click to continue…]

In the height of ’90s style, women watching the hit TV series Friends longed for hair like actress Jennifer Aniston. Over ten years after the show ended, Jennifer is still considered a style icon. Jennifer has never been afraid of changing her look while maintaining a sense of timelessness. No matter the style, she always looks put-together and confident. If you’re looking to channel some of Jennifer’s style with your next haircut, take a look at her hairstyle evolution throughout the years. [click to continue…]

Finding the right hair gel for your specific texture and style can be a challenge, especially when there are so many to choose from. Luckily, we’ve narrowed your search to seven of the best hair gels that will give you the maximum hold and shine that your style needs and deserves. [click to continue…]

Thanks to a recent Instagram trend, sea salt spray is no longer the only way to get beach-inspired hair. People are amping up their tousled waves by dyeing their hair ocean blue. This blue hair dye craze seems to be taking over our social media feeds — as of June of this year, #oceanhair has been tagged on Instagram over 12,000 times. So if you’re looking to add some tropical vibes to your style, ocean hair might be the new look for you. [click to continue…]

Astrology has long been affecting the way people live their lives, whether it’s determining compatibility with a significant other or deciding on a fashion sense. But what if your astrological sign could also influence your hair’s length and health? It has long been said that the moon holds power over all living things, and now, astrology enthusiasts are saying that the phases of the moon also affects one’s hair, leading to a new method of cutting hair based on the moon’s cycles.

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Tired of never being able to get your hair to the length that you want it? The problem could be dry ends and damaged hair, and these products to grow hair longer below will help heal unhealthy hair, making it grow back even stronger. It’s easier than you think to grow out your hair; you just need the right tools! [click to continue…]