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What to Know About Split Ends

Split ends can be a real beauty bummer. No matter how put together your look is, if your split ends leave your ‘do a frizzy, tangled mess, it’s time to cut off any dead weight that is dragging down your hair game. Here, we review some facts about split ends and discuss how you can minimize damage. Behind the Split Did you know the technical name for split ends is trichoptilosis? While most hairs begin to split...

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Trending Hair Colors for 2018

With every new year comes new trends, and 2018 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for hair! There are plenty of classic and emerging hair color trends to consider for your New Year 'do. For those with bold tastes, bold roots instead of tips are increasingly popular, while both charcoal and salt and pepper dyed hair are gaining traction in current color trends. Blonde Tones to “Dye” For Baby blonde, a light and...

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Don’t Fall for These Common Hair Myths

Between mom’s wisdom and tips from beauty bloggers, most of us hear an abundance of advice on how to achieve the perfect locks, much of which can be conflicting information. It is increasingly tricky to sort myth from truth and to know which tips to follow and which to brush off. Many hair-related fables developed before people fully understood how hair grows and what impacts its appearance and health. The expert stylists who you entrust...

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How to Avoid Hat Hair during Beanie Season

As temperatures continue to drop, we’re swapping out our wardrobes accordingly. High-waisted shorts and halters have officially been replaced with boots and beanies until further notice. While a knit hat can be a cute and cozy way to top off a winter outfit, you may find yourself torn between keeping your ears warm and showing off that stylish new haircut or color. End-of-day hat hair is one surefire way to wreck your ‘do… or is it?...

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How to Keep Your Hair Sleek as Humidity Rises

Humidity has a way of turning even the most cooperative hair into an unruly frizz ball. No matter your hair type, you may find that all bets are off once you step out into humid weather. Naturally curly, wavy, or coarse hair may be especially vulnerable to unpredictable behavior under moist conditions. Thankfully, there’s no need to give up and reach for a hat (unless you’re inspired to rock one!). Here are a few ways to...

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How to Style Every Hair Length

How do you wear your hair? Pixie-length? Skimming your shoulders? Natural? Long and layered? No matter your haircut or length, show off those locks with some simple yet chic styling techniques. Tips on styling short hair Right now, the undercut is incredibly popular. This look pairs well with a no-nonsense short cut for a low-maintenance but trendy look. You can also opt for a dramatic side part to add volume and a hint of retro glam. If...

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How to Care for Your Hair as It Ages

Your hair is your crowning glory… at any age! As grays grow in and hair texture begins to change through the years, a little hair care routine adaptation can inspire great big confidence. So, what can you do to embrace your evolving look as the golden years approach? Prepare for coarser hair As we age, the natural oils in our hair become less prevalent. You can use shampoo and conditioners that list silk protein as an ingredient...

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How to Protect Your Hair Before Swimming (and Care for It After)

Spending hours at the beach or pool is one of the best parts of summertime -- until you get home and realize that those beachy strands were hiding a dried-out, tangled mess. But there’s no need to choose between enjoying the water or keeping your hair healthy. You have several options available to protect your locks while enjoying a splash in the water this summer. Consider the humble swim cap While these silicone caps may not...

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How to Prevent Damage When Straightening Your Hair

If you've got naturally curly or wavy hair, your daily beauty routine may include hair straightening. Unfortunately, heat treating your hair every day can do a lot of damage to your locks. With a little care and investment, however, you can reduce and even prevent the damage that straightening your hair can cause. Invest in a Good Flat Iron There are plenty of cheap flat iron options out there, but they're cheap for a reason. If...

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How to Preserve Your Hair Color Longer

A fresh color treatment can boost your confidence and add to your look’s wow factor. Not only do you walk out of the salon with the perfect shade, you also have that glossy, healthy finish that everyone craves. Unfortunately, as the days fade away, so does your hair color. However, there are a few things that you can do to protect your hair color from fading, saving it until your next appointment. Here are five tips...

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5 Vintage Hairstyles Making a Well-Deserved Comeback

Looking glamorous isn’t just for Old Hollywood starlets or red carpet celebrities. Anyone can rock a uniquely vintage look! Master these styles and make everyday your runway, or go all-out with a professional ‘do for that spring wedding or your next special event. These five styles are making a comeback this year -- try one or all of them at the salon! [caption id="attachment_1171" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo via Brit + Co[/caption] 1. The (Faux) Bob No need to...

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