The Best Shampoo For Damaged Hair

If you find that your hair only seems to get more frizzy and dry with every wash, it may be time for you to switch to a shampoo for damaged hair. Many drugstore shampoos and hair products tend to contain harsh ingredients that tend to cause more damage and dryness to hair. Fortunately, there is a wide array of products available that are designed to improve the condition of your hair, including specialized shampoo for damaged hair. Check out   read more


July 17, 2012  |   3:07 PM  |  4 COMMENTS
6 Tricks to Make Your Blowout Last at the Gym

"Is it really bad to wash your hair every day?" As a beauty editor, I get this question all the time. And while the technical answer is no (as long as you don't also heat-style daily), why would you want to shampoo every day? I'd be thrilled if I never had to wash my hair again.   See tips


June 15, 2012  |  11:06 AM  |  28 COMMENTS
The Best Hair Salons in Charlotte

Finding the perfect hairstylist in a city 2.4 million is no small feat -- and when you do find the one you love, you want to hold on to him or her with a steel death grip, for fear of losing your superhuman stylist to the masses. Luckily, for the ladies who are still on the hunt for the perfect match (or are looking to "see other people"), we've done some of the legwork for you. After searching the streets and sifting through thousands of reviews, we've tracked down the best hair salons in Charlotte so you can stop casually flirting with salons and finally settle down with "the one." And don't worry, we included our top five picks for the best salon -- so there are plenty to go around.   read more


June 10, 2012  |   4:06 PM  |  COMMENT
The Best Hair Salons in Miami

If you're going to Miami (bienvenido a Miami!), you're going to need a few things: sunscreen, air conditioning, blingin' body jewelry, a bangin' body, and gorgeous, sexy down-to-there hair. The women in Miami don't play around when it comes to grooming, so if you want to hold your own, you're going to have to invest in the hair on your head (and maybe even supplement it with hair from someone else's head). If you're feeling a little unready to join the competition as-is, visit one of the best hair salons in Miami to unleash your inner hair goddess.   read more


June 10, 2012  |  10:06 AM  |  COMMENT
The Best Hair Salons in Pittsburgh

Okay, Pittsburgh ladies -- let's talk hair. All any gal wants is to find that perfect salon, where the stylists are superhuman, the vibe is relaxed, and a decent haircut costs no more than the price of nose bleed seats at a Thursday night Steelers game. Finding a gem amidst the countless salons around the 'Burgh can be tough. But never fear! We've combed through Yelp reviews, sifted through the Yellow Pages, consulted locals, and the verdict is in -- here, find your ultimate roundup of the best hair salons in Pittsburgh. Whether you're lost in a sea of snooze-worthy stylists or under a head of untamable curls, don't miss this list of Pittsburgh's best-kept secrets in hair care.   read more


June 7, 2012  |   2:06 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
The Best Hair Salons in Nashville

There's always an occasion to get your hair done in Nashville -- the Cheekwood Swan Ball, a show at the Grand Ole Opry, a festival, a block party, the to-do list is never short. We all know hair is big is in the South, in every sense of the word, and finding a salon that's your perfect match can be harder than a stiff Dickel whiskey. Whether you're a rocker with some edge or a sweet Southern belle, look no further for your essential guide to the best hair salons in Nashville. We've consulted locals and raked through Yelp reviews by the hundreds to put together this short list of Music City's finest stylings.   read more


June 7, 2012  |  12:06 PM  |  COMMENT
The Best Beauty Salons in Baltimore

They call it "Charm City" -- a town of roughly 620,000 that sometimes flies under the national radar, but is known among devoted locals for its delicious Chesapeake Bay crabs, thriving art culture (John Waters anyone?), and hidden gems, from happy hours to hair salons. Figure it out yet? We're talking about Baltimore. This urban hub within America's 4th original colony may not have the clout of New York or LA, but Baltimore's best beauty salons provide equally stellar services, from organic color treatments to in-demand extensions. Eager to explore the best-kept secrets in hair care? Look no further than our list of the best beauty salons in Baltimore.   read more


June 6, 2012  |   4:06 PM  |  COMMENT
The Best Beauty Salons in Pensacola

Pensacola is known for its white beaches, emerald-green water, and sea breezes. It's a great place to relax in a floppy hat, sunglasses, and linen pants. When it comes to beauty, however, the sun and salt can really take a toll on your hair and skin. We've searched the web for the best beauty salons in Pensacola, Florida so you can go from grungy castaway to beach bunny bombshell.   read more


June 6, 2012  |   3:06 PM  |  COMMENT
The Best Beauty Salons in New York City

Things are always popping up in New York City -- startup companies, the newest beauty treatments, fashion trends, the list goes on. A lot of amazing things have their beginnings in New York City. The upside to this, of course, is that a New Yorker's ever-evolving town creates unlimited options. There's always an amazing new spot to eat, drink, or get pampered. The downside? Too many options can mean it's next to impossible to make a choice. And when it comes to finding a beauty salon, this is especially true. To help you find the real gems, we've put together this guide to the best beauty salons in New York City. We've been to many of them, and we've reviewed hundreds (even thousands!) of Yelp reviews for you so you can navigate the always-changing New York City beauty salon scene and find the spot you'll love most.   read more


May 31, 2012  |   4:05 PM  |  COMMENT
Wondering What to Do About Thinning Hair?

It's that awful thing your mom always complained about but you never thought would happen to you: thinning hair. Your wakeup call is officially ringing. You've started to notice more of your hair getting caught in the shower drain or coming out when you brush it. So here's the question: What to do about thinning hair?   read more


May 17, 2012  |   4:05 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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