2012 Beauty Trends: What We Loved, Loathed, and Said "Meh" About
Neon strands, velvet nails, hair bows ... the beauty trends of 2012 were on a whole new level. See which ones we crown winners -- and which ones we're totally sick of
Best: Specialty salonsRemember when the only thing on a salon menu was a wash, color, and a cut? How far we've come. Last year John Barrett opened up the very first braid bar in New York City. Now, Butterfly Salon thought up this genius bang bar; Miss Jessie's has opened a spot just for curly-haired gals; and L.A. salon The Broot is dedicated to all-natural hair masks and treatments. With all of these specialty salons popping up like Starbucks, you won't ever have to DIY again.
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