Saturday, December 8, 2018

Get the Look: Half-Up Curls

Try this holiday party-ready hairstyle from curl expert stylist Jessica O’Brien. This style lets you embrace the best of both worlds: pull your curls off your face (all the better to show off a red glitter lip) while showing off your natural volume and texture.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

100 Years of Hair Styling Tools | Allure

Take a look back at the last hundred years of hair styling tools. From the bulky wave machines of the 1910s and the bobby pins of the 1920s, to the metal hair rollers of the 1950s and the hood dryers of the 1960s, see how hair styling tools evolved over the last century.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Get the Look: Rolled Chignon with Bow

Try this holiday party-ready hairstyle from curl expert stylist Jessica O’Brien. For maximum holiday cheer, put a bow on it – those natural curls of yours are a gift.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

How To Create Fluffy Faux Fishtail Braids

Y’all are going to love this Faux Fishtail Braid hairstyle tutorial because it’s SO EASY for winter! These braids are absolutely DARLING, and so versatile!

Monday, November 26, 2018

3 Hacks to Preserve Your Hair Color

Hairstylist, Janet Jackson, reveals how you can maintain and preserve your color-treated hair.

Friday, November 23, 2018

The Evolution Of Bangs — How Fringe Took Over The World

Bangs or "fringe," as it's known pretty much everywhere except the United States, has been an iconic hairstyle for centuries. We examine the origins of bangs—starting from the 8th century— and talk to real women who reveal how high-maintenance the look really is. Women who sport bangs often credit inspiration for the hairstyle to celebrities from every decade, like Jane Birkin and Taylor Swift. So we took a trip to Préma Hair in Manhattan's lower east side to get a tutorial on the process behind the look.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Hair tutorial: Waves with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jen Atkin

Superstar hairstylist Jen Atkin and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley get together for a styling session. Jen shows how to create soft bends in your hair, how to get the perfect part, and how to use styling products. Easy.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Choosing Your Wedding Hairstyle - What You Should Remember

As a bride, you definitely want to look your best and all eyes will be on you all through the day. To look gorgeous from head to toe is a must and your hair is one of those things you should take seriously besides choosing a great looking gown. There are long lists of best bridal hairstyles and remembering a few things can help you make the right decision with your wedding hairstyles.

Match the hair with the gown

This is one of the most important things if you do not want to end up looking as though your hair is competing with the gown. Striking a match between the two is what you should focus on. If you have a modern chic dress, select a sleek blow out or hold your hair back. For a gown that has a country look or peasant dresses and high waist, frocks choose curls for your hair and you can add tiny flowers to complete the curly look. Dramatic updos on the other hand can turn out great for big ball gown type of dresses. Whatever you choose should match with the type of dress you have selected. The tip here is to choose your dress first before then finding the perfect hairstyle.

The length of your hair matters

This is something most brides forget even though it is very important. Some styles are best for long hair while others are more suitable for short hair. Wedding hairstyles for short hair are more popular, but you can also rock your wedding with amazing wedding hairstyles for long hair. For short locks, a mini barrette and a pixie make very good chic and simple wedding looks but the choices are numerous. For longer locks, buns, barrettes and petals are some amazing ideas. Your hairdresser can come in handy in giving you choices depending on the length of your hair. Fashion magazines can also be helpful sources for any length of hair.

Remember the veil

Apart from making sure that your wedding hairstyle matches with the dress, also remember the veil and how suitable the hairstyle is going to be for your veil. If you have chosen a style whose charm is lost under the veil, you can consider wearing fascinators which are back and trending. There are also fancy short bridal hats that can be worn but make sure that you choose the veil before you go for the hairstyle to keep limits at bay.

Understand your hair type

This is very important because even the simplest hairstyles look great on particular hair types. Very short hair or hair that is very fine can be tricky to work with but there are styles that best suit this kind of hair. Same goes for curly hair, which can be tricky to straighten and make skinny. Know which hairstyles your hair will hold without problems. You should actually consider booking a trial with your hairdresser to help make a great choice beforehand.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

What Determines Your Hair Color?

There's a lot of natural variation in the color of human hair. What's the physical explanation for the difference?

Sunday, November 11, 2018

How To Control Frizz And Static For Fine Hair

All hair types experience frizzy hair and static. Case in point, some women have fine hair and battle frizz every time the temperature drops and the air gets dry. Here is what you need to know to keep your fine hair under control this winter. Watch to learn the three best tips to stop static frizz and have beautiful hair this season.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Make Your Blowout Last a Week! | InStyle

Want to know how to extend a blowout on naturally straight or curly hair? Just ask celebrity stylist, Johnny Wright.

Monday, November 5, 2018

4 Hairstyles That Embrace Your Natural Hair Texture

Founder of Civello Salon and Spa, Ray Civello talks about the four hottest summer hair trends, from 70s-inspired natural curls to the textured ponytail.

Friday, November 2, 2018

HAIR HACKS | For Fine and Thin Hair

This video shares 3 different tricks and styles you can do to make your fine hair look like it has a little more volume!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

3 No-Heat Hair Hacks for Everyone

Hair stylist, Janet Jackson shares three simple hair tricks to add volume to your hair, remove static, and get beautiful curls.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

100% Ocean Waste Plastic

We're reducing Ocean Waste Plastic! KEVIN.MURPHY is proud to announce that we’ll be re-working our packaging to be made from 100% recycled ocean waste plastic.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Gorgeous Fuss-Free Hair Ideas

Hairstylist Janet Jackson shows you two different ways you can work with your natural hair texture, and style an easy fuss-free look.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Ashley Graham's Hairstylist Breaks Down Her Best Looks | Pretty Detailed | Allure

On this episode of "Pretty Detailed," Justine Marjan, Ashley Graham's hairstylist, breaks down some of her favorite looks the model has done, including America's Next Top Model, the 2017 Emmy Awards, the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant, New York Fashion Week, the 2018 Met Gala and more events. Find out exactly how Justine styles Ashley's hair for the red carpet and photo shoots.

Monday, October 15, 2018

6 Common Hair Color Mistakes | Allure

Celebrity hairstylist Christophe Robin lists the most common mistakes women are making with their hair color.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Quick, Easy Wand Curls for Short Hair!

Here is a really fun and cute hairstyle for shorter hair. This is a great everyday hairstyle because it looks so polished, and it’s so EASY! Mornings can be so hectic when you’re running around doing a million things, so finding a cute, simple hairstyle to feel more put together is such a game changer!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

4 Gorgeous Hairstyles for All Your Wedding Events

From tousled waves to a showstopping crown braid, here are 4 gorgeous hairstyles for all your wedding events!

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Defined Curly Hair Tutorial - Ouidad VitalCurl+

For a look that lasts multiple days, start with ultra-defined curls on day one. You’ll need a firm-hold gel and a good diffuser to create these perfect spirals. Watch as Carolin Francheli shows how it’s done.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Rihanna's Hairstylist Breaks Down Her Most Iconic Looks | Allure

On this episode of "Pretty Detailed," Yusef Williams, Rihanna's hairstylist, breaks down some of her most iconic looks, including the 2014 Diamond Ball, the 2017 Grammy's, the 2017 Fenty X Puma runway show, the Valerian premiere, the Ocean's 8 world premiere, and the 2018 Met Gala.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Soft Curly Hair Tutorial - Ouidad VitalCurl+

For defined curls with second-day softness, a hybrid gel-cream styler is your best bet. Watch as Carolin Francheli demos her go-to method for a soft curly look.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

100 Years of Blonde Hair | Allure

Take a look at the last century of blonde hair, from silent film actress Mary Pickford's golden curls in the 1920s, to Twiggy's cropped cut in the 1960s, to Madonna's Blonde Ambition tour in the 1990s.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Curly Hair Volume Tutorial - Ouidad VitalCurl+

Mousse is the key to boosting curls’ body — and it’s the star product when it comes to creating this quick and simple top knot style. Watch as Dana Gagliotti shows how to get the look.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

So, You’ve Over-Curled Your Hair — Now What? | InStyle

It happens to the best of us; You wanted loose, beachy waves, but you've ended up with tight, over-curled ringlets. The good news is that you don't have to start your style over. The bad news? You're going to have to spend a few extra minutes making amends.

Luckily, according to celebrity hairstylist David Lopez, the damage control is super simple. Hit play on the video above to see Lopez's complete tutorial on how to quickly fix over-curled hair.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

11 Things Redheads Are Tired of Hearing, Featuring Bryce Dallas Howard

Just like her dad, Ron Howard, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom star Bryce Dallas Howard is a redhead. In fact, she comes from a long line of redheads, which has led to a constant line of questioning about her strikingly beautiful head of hair (Case in point: Someone asked Bryce if she was Irish right before this very interview). In celebration of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom arriving on digital, we caught up with Bryce to chat about the sequel, and had her dish on a few things redheads are really tired of hearing.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Curly Hair Styling Routine for Classic Curls - Ouidad VitalCurl+

Want consistently defined, voluminous curls? Learn how to use the new VitalCurl+ collection with Dana Gagliotti and Ouidad stylist Jessica O’Brien.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Master Kate Middleton’s Timeless Half-Up Hairstyle | InStyle

Kate Middleton's hair is superhuman. Whether the Duchess is wearing it in a low chignon, blown out, or half-up, her styles always defy the elements by looking perfect in the rain, wind, or humidity.

There are countless tutorials out there on how to achieve Middleton's signature bouncy, wavy blowout, but just like the Royal we like to switch up our hairstyles every so often, too. That's why we turned to celebrity hairstylist Marc Mena to get tips on how to do Middleton's timeless half-up hairstyle.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

6 Fall Hair Colors For You to Try Now

Nirvana Bleach blonde, anyone?

Shine Bright
Fall is a natural time to be bolder and more daring. Brown predicts jewel colors, plums, reds, and darker pinks will be all the rage when the weather finally starts to cool down. “Think Kim Kardashian’s dark blue hair color that she’s been wearing,” she says. If dark blue isn’t your beat, you can also try rose golds and light purple tones.

Chestnut & Cinnamon
Why mess with a good thing? Spiced reddish browns like chestnut and cinnamon are on-trend season after season—for good reason. “They add warmth and work great on most skin tones,” explains Brown. And they're also versatile: Try a single process like Issa Rae or as an ombré accent on a darker base, Brown suggests.

Honey, Honey
Apart from being one of Jessica Alba’s most classic films, honey is a smart option for blondes and brunettes alike. “We’ve been seeing a lot of honey styles, but I think it will continue this fall only a little darker and more dynamic,” says Brown. The slightly warmer tone is a solid option for blondes like Saoirse Ronan who don’t want to go full brunette but feel like switching things up.

Strawberry Shortcake
What's cool about this shade is that both blondes and redheads can pull it off. If you're on the darker side of blonde, earthy streaks of tawny auburn are a revelation. If you're already in the gingery family like Emma Stone, buttery highlights are a great option for a bit of depth.

Cool in Copper
“And for those that like a deeper brighter red, bright coppers is a vibrant and bold opton,” says Brown. Coppery tones like Madelaine Petsch's draw attention to the eyes—the contrast is fetching—and work particularly well against warm skin tones.

If you’re feeling even bolder, Brown suggests taking the plunge and going straight to orange like Caroline Hjelt, and Paloma Faith.

Nirvana Blonde
We’ve seen a very pale all-over blonde this summer and Brown doesn’t think that will let up anytime soon. Nirvana blondes might go a bit darker and softer but it will still smell like teen spirit come fall.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

How to Create a Banded Ponytail | by Mindy McKnight

This is such a fun look, and it’s so easy to accomplish. You can use this technique for any holidays, or for school spirit day, just by changing out the band colors! It can also be an everyday style!

Friday, August 31, 2018

What Your Hair Reveals About Your Health

Your hair can provide great insight into your overall health and well-being. It's important to recognize the many different ways in which the hair on your head can reflect what's happening inside your body. Let's take a closer look at what your hair might actually be telling you...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Expert Secrets To Hide Split Ends | NewBeauty Tips and Tutorials

In the hair-care world, there are some unavoidable truths. For instance, the only real way to get rid of split ends is with a haircut. The good news? With the right hair products and tricks, you can prevent split ends and even hide them for healthy-looking hair. Here is what the experts say are the best ways to fix and hide split ends.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Jen Atkin's Hair Tips - Flat Iron Wave

The Kardashians' trust her with their tresses and today Jen Atkin will be showing you three of their favorite celebrity looks to pull off over the summer.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Smooth Again Wash & Rinse - KEVIN.MURPHY

Targeted smoothing and refining Shampoo and Conditioner, featuring Monoi Oil because of its weightless restorative properties that also seal the hair shaft leading to a more luminous finish.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Simple Hair Hack for Effortless Waves

Hairstylist, Amy Stollmeyer, shows us how simple it is to get that perfect effortless wave with minimal heat.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Too Much Hair Product? How to Fix it Fast | InStyle

So, you saw Kim Kardashian wear a snatched high ponytail, so you pulled your hair into the same sleek ponytail with the help of a little hair gel. Ok, so maybe you used a lot of gel, and the pony didn't work, and now that you want to take your hair down. There's only one problem: It's a crunchy, sticky mess.

Washing your hair and starting over from scratch probably seems like the only viable solution when you've used too much hair product, but there's a silver lining: there is a way to do damage control. We turned to celebrity hairstylist Marc Mena to find out exactly how to get all of the excess product out of your hair—without shampooing it.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Jen Atkin's Hair Tips - Half Up Half Down

The Kardashians' trust her with their tresses and today Jen Atkin will be showing you three of their favourite celebrity looks to pull off over the summer.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Summer Beauty Survival: How to Keep Your Hair Looking Good on Vacation

Hair stylist Sal Leonetti has tips and tricks for keeping your hair under control in the heat and humidity.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

The Best Up-Do for Your Face Shape

Whether you're round or oval, Bill Rowley teaches us how to rock the best up-do style.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

How to Choose the Best Hairstyle for Your Face

If you feel like changing your appearance and trying something new, the best advice is to be bold. But before putting yourself in the hands of a professional stylist, it’s worth exploring what will work best for your unique features.

There’s nothing better than emerging from a salon and feeling like a million dollars. So here’s a guide to help you achieve it.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Celebrity Makeup Artist Daniel Martin on the Prettiest Bridal Makeup for Summer | InStyle

Natural, effortless-looking bridal makeup looks are trending hard this year on Pinterest. It makes sense. Recognizing your face in your own wedding album fives years down the line seems like a relatively reasonable desire, and why should you look like anyone else but you on your wedding day?

If this type of beauty moment is the type you want at the altar, celebrity makeup artist Daniel Martin has your back. After all, he's the man behind Meghan Markle's gorgeous and simplistic wedding day makeup look. Martin, who also serves as Honest Beauty's Creative Color Consultant, came to InStyle HQ and created a pretty summer bridal makeup tutorial that anyone do themselves, no pro makeup artist required.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

100 Years of Hair Color | Allure

From the jet black bobs of the 1920s and platinum hair of the 1930s, to the grown-out roots of the 1980s and chunky highlights of the 1990s, take a look at how hair color trends changed throughout the last century.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Braided Scarf Bun | Back to School

This hairstyle is great for keeping your kids hair out of their face and has a fun new twist to a regular bun. It’s a super simple hairdo and all you need to start is a scrunchie, some bobby pins and a colorful scarf, silk, or bandana! This bun works best with long hair.

Friday, July 20, 2018

5 Overnight Hairstyles For the Perfect Morning 'Do

Whether you have short, curly, or fine hair, you can still totally achieve beautiful, fuss-free looks without the help of a hot tool. Instead, take note from the video above and try an overnight treatment and style that will take your morning-after hair to the next level.

Want to rock natural curls? All it takes is a little leave-in conditioner and a silk scarf. How about effortless waves? Try twisting your hair into small buns and securing with bobby pins. Keep watching for five how-tos to follow the next time you're bored of the curling iron and want to treat your hair to a little extra TLC.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

How to Master Meghan Markle's Messy Bun | InStyle

There's a fine line between "effortless" and "bedhead," so we turned to celebrity hairstylist David Lopez for his tips on how to recreate the style so that it looks intentionally unpolished and not like the knot you twist your hair into before you do the dishes.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

How Pro Hula Hooper Marawa Styles Her Curls

She hoops, she skates (in custom heels!), and she rocks gorgeous curls—all at the same time. Meet world record holder Marawa Wamp.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Priyanka Chopra's Hairstylist Breaks Down Her Best Looks

On this episode of "Pretty Detailed," Lacy Redway, Priyanka Chopra's hairstylist, breaks down some of her favorite looks the actress has done, including Priyanka's look her look for the Oscars, the CFDA Fashion Awards, the People's Choice Awards, and more events. Find out exactly how Lacy styles Priyanka's hair for the red carpet.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Fitness Pro Kara’s Routine for Long Curly Hair

Watch and learn how trainer and holistic nutritionist Kara Griffin keeps her curls in tip-top shape.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Model & Blogger Chloe’s Trick to Refreshing Curly Hair

Burkina Faso-born model/blogger/entrepreneur Chloë Chevalier shares her tips for wearing your curly hair with confidence.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Girls Ages 5-18 Talk About Hair | Allure

What do girls today think about hair? We sat down with girls ages 5 to 18 to find out.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

6 Hair Stylist Hacks to Cover Gray Hair Between Salon Visits

Hairstylist, Janet Jackson shows us 6 quick tricks for covering gray hair at home by using easy things such as, scarves, hats, and mascara

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sunday, June 17, 2018

100 Years of Red Hair | Allure

Take a look at the last hundred years of red hair, from the 1910s new chemical hair dyes and the 1930s Technicolor film advancements showing off Glinda the Good Witch's hair, to 1960s star Ann-Margret in Bye Bye Birdie and 1980s icon Molly Ringwald in Pretty in Pink.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

How to Do a Fishtail Braid | InStyle

Looking for a fun twist on a traditional braid—or another way to hide how long it's been since you last washed your hair? Enter the fishtail braid.

At first glance, the intricate style looks intimidating. But it's surprisingly easy to master, and only takes a bit of hairspray and an elastic. To guarantee that you won't try (and fail) at doing a fishtail braid, we asked celebrity hairstylist Frank Rizzieri for his tricks on achieving the perfect plait.

Monday, June 11, 2018

100 Years of Bedtime Routines | Allure

Take a look at the last century of bedtime routines. From the milk protein creams of the 1910s and the raw beef masks of the 1930s, to the scarf-wrapped beehives of the 1960s and the teeth whitening strips of the 2000s, see how nighttime beauty routines evolved over the last hundred years.

Friday, June 8, 2018

3 Gorgeous No-Heat Hairstyles For Color-Treated Hair

It's no secret that chemically treated hair can be prone to damage, but that doesn't mean it has to be detrimental to the look and feel of your locks. It also shouldn't hold you back from experimenting with fun styles. So whether you're a brunette sporting highlights, have blonde locks, or walk on the wild side with a bold color, these heatless hairstyles are for you. Watch the video above for the breakdown of each look.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

How to Upgrade Your Go-To Braid | InStyle

The cage braid is an easy, Pinterest-friendly alternative to go-to braids like the French and the fishtail. What makes it a "cage" is the extra pieces pulled into the plait, which is braided and then lightly shaken to add dimension.

We turned to celebrity hairstylist Frank Rizzieri to break down the style so anyone can do it—whether you're a braid novice or pro.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

How to Hydrate Dry or Damaged Curls

Whether your curls are color-treated, heat-damaged, or just plain thirsty, this Ultra-Hydration regimen from Ouidad will boost moisture, fast.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

How to Get Bombshell Waves Using a Flat Iron | InStyle

The struggle with your curling iron is officially over. There's a secret that makes doing wavy hair easy: it's using a flat iron. We turned to celebrity hairstylist Frank Rizzieri to completely breakdown how to do the (almost) effortless style with a step-by-step tutorial.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

100 Years of Short Hair | Allure

Take a look at the last hundred years of short hair, from the 1920's Jazz Age bob, to the Vidal Sassoon's angled crop in the 1960s, to the popular buzzcuts of the 2010s.

Monday, May 21, 2018

1-Minute Summer Hair Hacks

Say goodbye to bad hair days with these super easy hair hacks! These tips and tricks will not only get you out the door on time, but they’ll leave your hair looking fuller, smoother, and oh-so-gorgeous!

Friday, May 18, 2018

11 Ways We All Ruin Our Hair

Oh, what a difference great hair makes. From framing your face to enhancing your favorite features, gorgeous locks have the power to change up your entire look. Still, with great hair comes great responsibility. Dyeing, cutting, hair spraying, blow-drying … good hair takes work. But did you know many of the things we do to achieve hair perfection are the very things that are ruining our hair in the process? That's why we looked to the experts to find out the everyday habits that are frying, frizzing and ultimately killing our healthy tresses…

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Easy Way to Master a Messy Ponytail | InStyle

For those mornings when you “can’t even” with doing your hair, a messy ponytail is your solution. It’s a simple style that can be done in five minutes flat with minimal effort.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

How To Get Perfect Waves with Sarah Potempa | The Beauty Lounge | Cosmopolitan

Celebrity hair stylist Sarah Potempa shows Denise how she achieves perfect, beachy waves on her clients every time.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Find the Best Styler for Your Curls - Ouidad Advanced Climate Control

Flexible-hold gel, strong-hold gel, or styling cream? Ouidad curl experts break down your frizz-fighting options for all curl types.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

How To Achieve a Kehlani Inspired Pony - The Beauty Lounge

Celebrity hairstylist Kahh Spence stops by The Beauty Lounge and shows Denise how to get the same ponytail he made for Kehlani at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

How to Refresh Curls and Eliminate Frizz - Ouidad Restore + Revive Bi-Phase

Second day curls never looked so good. Extend your style another day with new Ouidad Advanced Climate Control Restore + Revive Bi-Phase. This two-in-one miracle mist for all curl types redefines curls and gives frizz the boot, thanks to our Anti-Frizz Nano Technology and a blend of nourishing natural oils.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Biggest Hair Color Trends For 2018

Changing your hair color can be as subtle as a few highlights or as drastic as a coat of bright purple. We’ve seen all colors of the rainbow surge in popularity the past few years, but for 2018, hair color is looking much more laid-back. That’s not to say that there aren’t some popular hair colors that Mama wouldn’t gasp over, but the hair color trends for 2018 are less drastic than you might think. Rich colors like deep burgundy and midnight blue are ideal for girls with brunette or black hair that want a color with that something’s-different-but-I-can’t-put-my-finger-on-it quality, and there are plenty of color trends for blondes to try out, like rose blonde, buttery blonde, and even cream soda. If you’re not looking to dye your entire head of hair, 2018’s hair color trends will be your new inspiration. Beautiful foil-free techniques, subtle face-framing highlights, and babylights are in. This year’s hair color ideas are either dark and sultry or warm and cozy. Whether you’re consistently daring with hair color or you want to play with highlights for the first time, these 2018 hair color trends have options for every salon-goer and home-dyer.

These versatile options range from subtle to rich and sultry.

Rose Blonde
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Rose Blonde

L’Oréal Paris just named its hair colors of the year, and Rose Blonde was at the top of the list. Millennial pink has taken over every other aspect of our lives, and this rose gold hue is its move into the hair color world. The color can sway more pink or more blonde, but it’s the fine line between the two colors that gives the shade an ethereal look.

Subtle Face-Framing Highlights

Subtle Face-Framing Highlights

With the hand-painted and foil-free coloring techniques that are in, highlights are looking less chunky and more natural. The lightest face-framing highlights give a flattering look that the sun could have produced itself.



If you’re starting to gray naturally, don’t head to the salon to cover it up! Smoky grays and charcoals are in this season, and it’s a welcome diversion from the too-bright “unicorn” colors of 2016 and 2017.

Cinnamon Caramel Swirl

Cinnamon Caramel Swirl

This hair color trend sounds like a cozy holiday drink we’d like to try (recipe idea!). Perfect for brunettes who want a trendy upgrade, this highlighted look combines tones of red and caramel bronde.



Whether you call it mulled wine, burgundy, eggplant, deep mahogany, or dark maroon, this sultry shade is in. It’s an easy color for girls with black or brunette hair to transition with if they’re trying out color for the first time, and it can range from barely-there color to full crimson.

Pearl Blonde

Pearl Blonde

Not so drastic as the bleach blonde every celebrity has rocked the past few years, pearl blonde is the softer side of platinum. This dreamy shade has a sheen like that coveted heirloom pearl necklace in your jewelry box.

Midnight Blue
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Midnight Blue

Jewel tones are in for nails, clothing, and in 2018—hair. Denim blues that walk the line between blue and black are here, and girls with naturally black hair have got to try this subtle change. Similar to the darkest blues, deep teals and emerald greens are also coming in style.



Although babylights have been around for a few years, they’ll be much more mainstream in 2018. Created to have the beauty of a child’s fine, sun-kissed, non-damaged hair (per the name), these softer than soft highlights are the prettiest and least drastic way to update your ’do.

Cream Soda
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Cream Soda

Nope, not the bottled drink you enjoyed during the summers of your childhood. This golden hair color is a honey-hued spot between brunette and blonde that’ll make your skin tone glow.

Rainbow Roots

Rainbow Roots

Rather than going full rainbow, the trend will be to just die roots a color and have it melt into your natural hair color. This would work well with darker tones and brunette or black hair and pastels with blonde. Since Selena Gomez just debuted bleach blonde hair with her natural dark roots, we have a feeling we’ll be seeing a lot of root trends in 2018.

Buttery Blonde

Buttery Blonde

Blonde trends are big for 2018, and this warm blonde is more natural looking than the ashy and bleach blondes that have been popular. Buttery blondes will be ideal for the spring and summer.

Chocolate Mauve
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Chocolate Mauve

Although “chocolate mauve” sounds like a new Starbucks creation, it’s going to be one of the most popular hair colors of 2018. This subtle look is ideal for brunettes who want to dip their toes in the hair color water without diving in.



This burnt orange, coppery hair color is the next big way to do red. Brunettes or strawberry blondes can do the look in a subtle way with highlights and lowlights.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

How to Style California Beach Waves

Achieving effortless beach waves is not as hard as you may think! POPSUGAR host, writer, and senior video reporter Kirbie Johnson shows us that a moisturizing hair oil, a texturizing spray, and a curling wand are all you need.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

This Is How Often You Need A Haircut Based on Your Style and Texture

By Lexi Novak

"When my ends get so dry that I can't disguise them with hair oil." "When I start getting knots that don't come out, no matter how much conditioner I use." "When I just can't take it any more." Ask someone when they know it's time for a haircut and these are a sampling of the answers you might receive. Lots of us have heard that we should go every six to eight weeks, but one rule can't possibly apply to all hair textures and lengths. Here's how to know when it's really, truly time for a trim.

If You Have Tight, Coarse Curls
12 weeks

"For curlier or kinkier textures, the general rule of thumb is quarterly haircuts," says hairstylist Anthony Dickey. "That's about the time it takes to get single-strand knots or split ends." If you want to preserve or grow out your length, ask your hairstylist to remove a quarter inch or less at each visit — that will ensure there's always more growth than the amount you're cutting.

If You Have Virgin Hair
12 weeks

Another great thing about being a young person? Their unprocessed hair is basically the healthiest it will ever be. If your hair has never been colored and you haven't yet exposed it to the rigors of frequent hot-tool usage (and you're in your early 20s), you can go up to three months between trims without any risk of looking frayed, says hairstylist Nathaniel Hawkins.

If You Have Long Hair That's Wavy Or Straight
8 to 12 weeks

If you treat your long, uniform-length hair like your skin — moisturizing with masks, minimizing heat damage — you can wait 8 to 12 weeks until your next cut. The style doesn't have a specific shape that requires frequent maintenance, and if it's properly cared for your hair shouldn't split or break too quickly.

If You Have Fine Or Medium Curls
8 to 12 weeks

Because many people with curls tend to be vigilant about keeping their hair hydrated, it's usually healthy, says Hawkins. Two or three months is a safe break between cuts. Those with spirals on the finer side should keep the rotation closer to eight weeks, though. Too much length can make thin curls look stringy and stretched.

If You Have Long Layers
6 to 8 weeks

Ironically, this is the only category hairstylists actually suggest for the prevailing six- to eight-week rule. It's long enough to let your hair grow for length and short enough to keep face-framing pieces in place.

If You Have Lots of Different Layers
6 weeks

Week one: Layers have a textured, piecey look. Week four: Layers have a lived-in, sexy-rough look. Week eight: Layers have a wonky and ragged look. Heavily cut styles with lots of layers require six weeks to keep the lengths fresh.

If You Have a Bob Or Lob
6 weeks

"Clean, sharp lines grow out nicely, so geometric or A-line bobs without any nape graduation can go six weeks," says Hawkins. "Those cuts also don't tend to have layers in the crown that will lose their fullness."

If You Have Fine Hair That's Wavy Or Straight
4 to 6 weeks

Fine hair can be a fickle pain in the ass. You can go weeks with it looking pretty damn swell, and then you wake up one morning and it's a sad, limp head of meh. "The challenge with fine hair is the need to constantly reshape it without cutting too much off," says Hawkins, who advises waiting at least four but no more than six weeks to keep it in check.

If You Have Short Hair
4 weeks

Bowl, pixie, disconnected undercut — whatever you've got, growth will start to dilute the style, so it needs a trim every four weeks. That may seem like a big salon commitment, but a monthly appointment is usually easier to schedule and plan for than in-between timing, like six or ten weeks.

If You Have Damaged Hair
4 weeks

The bad news is there's no way to undo damage from chemical processing, coloring, or heat styling. The good news is regular monthly cuts will gradually phase out the busted hair while still allowing enough time for healthy roots to grow in.

If You Have Bangs
2 weeks

If your bangs are more of the side-swept, wispy variety, you can probably stretch out your trims a little longer. But strong, blunt, heavy, straight: If any of these words describe your fringe, a quick pruning every other week will keep the look tight.

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