FYI: You're Brushing Your Hair All Wrong

Unless you have an army of stylists like Kate Middleton or Beyoncé, chances are you use the same hairbrush for all of your styling needs. Maybe you have the travel-sized version of your paddle brush or a round brush buried in your bathroom drawer. But do you really consider buying different brushes for styling your hair? No? Well, you should.   read more

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January 24, 2014  |   8:01 AM  |  COMMENT
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
9 Best Hair Brushes

When it comes to styling your hair, it can take years of practice to find out what really works for you. And one thing's for certain: Getting the hairstyle you want starts with choosing the right brush.   read more

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January 15, 2014  |  10:01 AM  |  COMMENT
We Tried It: Schwarzkopf BC Fibre Force Hairtherapy

Some people count nail biting or excessive hair twirling as their worst beauty habit. Mine happens to be particularly despicable: peeling split ends from tip to root. I've been scolded by more hairstylists than I can count, and now I'm determined to give it up.   read more

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January 6, 2014  |  11:01 AM  |  COMMENT
12 Best Hair Care Products Under $10

There's a misconception that you have to spend a fortune to look like a million bucks -- so not true. Yes, there's something glamorous about wearing Chanel lipstick and picking up some Kerastase hair care products while you're finishing up at the salon, but there are cheapie products that yield shockingly similar -- if not better -- results.   Get products

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January 6, 2014  |  10:01 AM  |  106 COMMENTS
Model Shares Surprising Beauty Tip For Blondes

Eva Herzigova is 40, which means she's outlasted the average model career-span by... nearly double? Not only does she thrive as a veteran in a cutthroat industry that favors youth, but she also doesn't look a day over 25. "Ageless" would be the word, and what does Herzigova have to thank for her enduring beauty but vodka?   read more

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January 2, 2014  |   8:01 AM  |  1 COMMENT
A Straight, Listless Style Gets A Major Makeover

It's not easy letting go of the familiar things you love -- and for women, that goes double for hairstyles. If you've ever worked the same cut and color for years, you know it's not easy to say those four little words to a stylist: "I want something different." But Caitlin, 25, was ready for a change. For more than a decade, she's had the same straight and long, natural-blonde style, and Caitlin wanted to dive into a new look.   read more

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December 30, 2013  |   8:12 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Gisele Bundchen Gets a Big Beauty Campaign

Gisele Bundchen has the hair that launched a thousand copycats. Not only is she the queen of city-friendly "beach waves," but if we recall correctly, she also played no small role in the ombre look's stratospheric rise to popularity. Yeah, she's kind of to blame for that period in the last couple of years that saw everyone going lighter on the bottom. Is that over yet?   read more

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December 30, 2013  |   8:12 AM  |  COMMENT
Paulina's Fashion-Forward Makeover

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Paulina's Fashion-Forward Makeover

Living in La La Land makes it super easy to lose track of the time. The year-round forecast is "70 and sunny," meaning there are no seasons. Add in unlimited access to some of the best beaches and the characteristic carefree and casual vibes, and it's almost impossible to notice where summer ends and fall begins.   read more

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December 23, 2013  |  10:12 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
Want to Know What Lorde Uses on Her Curly Locks?

If anyone had reason to rush to their computers upon hearing the news that Lorde was doing a Reddit Ask Me Anything, it would be curly-haired girls. (For the uninitiated, the forum's Ask Me Anything threads, or AMAs, have featured everyone from Zach Braff to President Barack Obama.) At just 17, the New Zealand-born singer-songwriter has fascinated critics and listeners alike, so it's seemingly only natural that Reddit users and fans would flock to her AMA with all sorts of questions... like, why is she always talking about teeth in her lyrics, and what shampoo does she use?   read more

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December 18, 2013  |   7:12 AM  |  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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