I’m sure everyone probably has their own opinion of the breakup haircut, a. k. a. when a relationship ends and you feel the urge to make a dramatic change in your hair cut, color or style. Is it a harmless form of reckless behavior? A desperate cry for attention? An affirmation of freedom and celebration of new life? A phenomenon that is beyond explanation? Let’s talk about it. [click to continue…]
Tips and Tricks
Hair health and hair beauty go hand in hand. Healthy hair is beautiful in any hairstyle – a simple downdo or a sophisticated updo. It doesn’t take much to maintain your hair health – a diet, regular trims and home remedies to give nourishment and moisture to your hair follicles. We collect smart hair ideas you can include into your maintenance routine and improve the health and beauty of your hair. We also reveal the most widespread hair care myths and disclose the truth behind them. Find out more about natural DIY solutions, tools for cutting and styling your hair at home, the most popular YouTube Hairstyling channels and everything else you want to know about hair!
Let’s face it — If you’re a woman, you’re eventually going to experience the dreaded “menopause.” Hot flashes, mood swings, insomnia, weight gain. And, if that isn’t enough, millions of women experience hair loss during menopause. Most doctors declare menopause as an “estrogen-deficient” time, where a woman’s estrogen level drops by 90%, so there may be even more hair loss after you’ve completed menopause. [click to continue…]
Whether your hair is naturally light, or even if it’s darker brown or black, summer is often a time when our natural shade alters subtly, thanks to the sun’s rays. The results can mean anything from slightly lighter roots or ends to some natural highlights. But, rather than waiting around for the sun, salt and chlorine to get the job done for us (and potentially drying out your hair in the process), what can we do to replicate the results without jetting off on vacation every few weeks? Read on to try some natural hair lighteners! [click to continue…]
Welcome to one of the most difficult hair dilemmas you will ever face. OK, it’s not really THAT bad, but it can seem like your pixie cut will never become a longer style. Growing out a pixie cut into a bob, lob or even longer will take time and some adjustments, but I can help you with some useful tips to avoid throwing in the towel and shaving it all off. [click to continue…]
Instagram and magazines may be full of images of hair that’s thick and voluminous, but, for many of us, the reality is hair that’s, well, a little less than full-bodied. Genetics, styling and even postpartum hair loss can leave us with locks that are less bouncy and more on the fine side. So, what can we do to get thicker hair naturally for glossy, full locks? Read on to find out. [click to continue…]
The first time I ever bought hot tools, I wasn’t certain what curling-iron size to get. I am sure most of us can relate. Now I am a celebrity hairstylist, and styling is something in which I am very strong. I will break down each size, starting from the smallest to the biggest, plus indicate how to properly use them and for what hair type they are meant. [click to continue…]
Whether your hairbrush is round, paddle, bristle or boar hair, it can end up collecting spare strands, dead skin, product build-up and oil. Bristles can become a breeding ground for bacteria or yeast, leading to potential scalp issues and lank locks. Read on to learn some tips and steps on how to clean a hairbrush.
Say it with me. Trick-oh-till-oh-may-nee-uh. Trichotillomania. If you are living with trich, I wrote this guide with you in mind. I want you to walk away with a better understanding of this particular hair-loss disorder. I will share five tips on living with trich that have helped me in my own life. These are things you could easily pass on to your friends who may be experiencing hair loss, themselves. [click to continue…]
Nowadays, it isn’t enough to just be amazing at doing hair to be the busiest and most requested stylist. With every hairdresser showcasing their work on Instagram, clients have a buffet of stylists to choose from. A quick picture of your clients’ hair or a casual post isn’t going to have your ideal clients start flocking to you. It takes a lot more thought and a little more planning to become the most requested stylist. [click to continue…]
From the embarrassing flaking to the continuous need to itch, dealing with scalp psoriasis (suh-rye-ah-sis) can be very frustrating and can even lower self-esteem. Although there isn’t a cure for scalp psoriasis (which sucks), the great news is that there are products and scalp psoriasis treatments you can use to control your flare-ups. [click to continue…]