All posts tagged: hair

How Do I Talk to My Hairstylist About Hair Color?

Coloring your hair can be SO confusing if you are new to the game. When women ask me if they should highlight or lowlight or neither, I literally have no idea what to tell them. And if the word, “balayage”, is thrown into the mix, I really don’t know what the heck we’re even talking about.

But I do know this: The worst thing for our hair is NOT knowing how to correctly communicate with our hairstylist about what we want. So, I interviewed top New York stylist (and our beauty contributor!), Stephanie Alina, to learn the ropes. The first thing I learned is that I’m not even using the right jargon….

Which Hair Brush Is for Me?

Knowing your hair type is just as important as knowing your shoe size, as far as I’m concerned. Unless you’re Kendall Jenner strutting the catwalk for Balmain, you can’t squeeze into a size 6 stiletto when you’re a size 10 and look good. You also can’t use tools and products meant for another hair type. If you do, bad hair days will be trending in your world! How do you figure out your hair type? Hair types are based on porosity, density, texture, and coarseness….

Summer Hair for My Straight-Haired Ladies

Years ago, I very wrongly thought that my straight-haired ladies had it easy and your hair always behaved perfectly. But the more I chatted with my peeps about it, I realized you too can struggle with terrible frizz problems in the summer! So, with the help of my straight-haired Little Mama (and husband!) we devised a simple frizz-blocking plan….

Calling All My Curly-Haired Ladies!

Ahh, summer…..the sun, the sand, the salt, the…..frizz.  Okay, so up until very recently, I have to admit I did not embrace that last one.  I was the classic curly-haired girl growing up in the 90s, idolizing every silky, straight-haired lady gracing a magazine cover.  But, finally, I have changed! Yay for me, and soon to be, yay for you too. Here’s my easy summer hair care routine that keeps my curls poppin….

Summer Hair Care

Summer is here and the livin’ is easy! You AND your hair must be ready for a vacation by now. This time of year, allow your natural tresses to flow against your summer fresh face and beach season glow. Here are some tips to keep your hair healthy all summer long…

Summer Hair Color

The weather is so back and forth this year. First, it is 85 degrees and sunny, then it is 40 degrees and rainy. Hair trends this summer are changing as quickly as our weather. Warm and cool are interchanging, and a little bit of everything is acceptable now…

Spring Cleaning

People are lunching outdoors, hem lines are creeping up, Fifth Avenue is a runway for this season’s sunglasses, and summer is right around the corner in NYC! Time to break out the peep toes and sandals and put away the boots and furs, but what does this mean for your hair? Spring cleaning is just as imperative for your locks as it is for anything else…

2017 Hair Color Trends

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend but who’s to say that we don’t love silver, gold, platinum, rose gold, copper, or even two toned alternatives? Well, this year, we are loving these options in our hair! Many variations of metallic hair are trending right now…