9 Best Mousses

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9 Best Mousses

Big hair, don't care: That's what you'll be saying when you try out one of these reviewer-approved mousse products. When it comes to creating larger-than-life hairstyles, teasing combs and hairspray usually get all the attention in your hairstyling arsenal. While they can get you some momentary height, nothing beats a volumizing mousse for all-day sculpt and hold.   read more

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April 18, 2014  |  11:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Hair Loss Happens. Here's What to Do About It

In women, thinning hair and hair loss can be chocked up to a wide variety of causes. Physical and emotional stress, poor nutrition, and genetics (often the cause behind female pattern hair loss and post-menopausal hair loss) are all hair loss causes. But there's a difference between needing to add some volume and 'oomph' into your hairstyle and truly needing products for thinning hair or hair loss. If you've recently gone through a change, like switching up your birth control brand or you recently had a baby, your hair loss is most likely temporary. But if you notice your hair thinning progressively over time, or you see noticeable loss around the crown and hairline you may need to look into hair loss treatments.   read more

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April 14, 2014  |  10:04 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
7 Must-Have Products to Fight Rainy-Day Frizz

While spring is a glorious season -- tulips! sandals! al fresco dining! -- it can also be a challenging time for hairstyling. Even a giant umbrella doesn't really protect your blowout from gusty winds and downpours. And as the temperature and humidity intensifies, so does your battle with frizz.   read more

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April 11, 2014  |   9:04 AM  |  COMMENT
TotalBeauty.com Awards 2014: Best Hair Products

Is your hair care arsenal lacking? Give it a revamp with the best hair care products from the 2014 beauty awards. We tested every last hairspray, dry shampoo, deep conditioner, treatment and tool to curate a collection of hair products like no other. Among them, you'll find the best drugstore dry shampoo, the most divine hair oil to ever grace your strands and a detangler to end all detanglers.   read more

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April 8, 2014  |  11:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Minnie Driver's Easy, Natural, and Affordable Secret for Keeping Her Curls Soft and Supple

Minnie Driver is one of very few Hollywood women to have always worn her curls with pride (*cough Nicole Kidman, *cough Jennifer Aniston, et. al.)   read more

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April 8, 2014  |   8:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Doobies, Pineappling and Sisterlocks: What Natural Hair Care Really Means

"It's been two years since my first BC, and although my TWA is packed with gorgeous 3AB curls, I can't help but think my transition to long hair will take little more than a protective hairstyle and pineappling."   read more

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April 2, 2014  |   4:04 PM  |  6 COMMENTS
Got Lice? Save On Expensive Treatments -- The Solution's in Your Shower

Little league helmets. Shared combs. Posing for selfies. However they're transmitted from one (otherwise vermin free) kid to another, lice happens.   read more

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March 3, 2014  |  11:03 AM  |  COMMENT
We Tried It: A New Kind of Edge Slicker For My Sistas

As much as I'd like to go along with singer India "I Am Not My Hair" Arie, I have to admit, my hair is ... my everything. It's a huge part of my identity (in a good way!), and I think most black women will agree: nothing wrecks a bombshell hairstyle more than frizzy, frazzled, nappy edges.   read more

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January 28, 2014  |   4:01 PM  |  3 COMMENTS
13 Best Hairsprays

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13 Best Hairsprays

What did the hairspray say to the strands of hair? I've really got a hold on you. Ba-dum-ching.
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January 27, 2014  |   6:01 PM  |  85 COMMENTS
Make Your Hair Color Last Twice As Long

There's nothing better than just-home-from-the-salon new-color euphoria. But unless you're the Martha Stewart of color care, three weeks later, blonde highlights are brassy, rich chocolate browns become muddy, and that sassy, vibrant red is practically nonexistent. (If you've ever gone red, you know what I mean.)   read more

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January 15, 2014  |   3:01 PM  |  COMMENT

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Hair Care Information and Advice

If you're like most women, then you're concerned about the appearance of your hair, and will do what it takes to take care of it. Starting now, it's time to banish dull and dry hair from your life, and take better care of your hair to get lustrous locks that will turn heads. To help you, Total Beauty offers you expert tips on hair care for shiny, glossy hair.



If your hair is in good condition and is healthy, then your hair care regime will only need a few tweaks to keep your tresses looking great. One way to have healthy hair is to maintain a healthy lifestyle; your mane will be in better condition, naturally. Your daily diet should include plenty of water, as well as lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. Opt for grilled or baked dishes rather than fried food, and limit your intake of cola or coffee, which have excess caffeine.

Perming, bleaching, or coloring frequently cause damage to your hair as they strip the shaft of its natural oils. Experts say that hair should have at least eight percent moisture for it to look silky and shiny. Using products meant for chemically treated hair can protect your tresses and make them look smooth and glossy.

Look through Total Beauty's hair care section to discover great secrets for gorgeous locks. Total Beauty offers some of the best hair care advice on the web, so you can have great hair all the time.

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