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

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May 17, 2012  |   4:05 PM  |  COMMENT
How To Get Rid Of Oily Hair

Oily hair can be both frustrating and embarrassing, and can lead to greater health problems such as lice and even scalp infection. Before spending money on a dermatologist, check out these tips on how to get rid of oily hair. These are simple yet effective remedies that have worked for many people that suffer with oily hair, and there is a good chance that there are some suggestions on this list that you may have never even thought of trying before.   read more

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May 14, 2012  |   6:05 PM  |  6 COMMENTS
The Best Beauty Salons in Wichita

Just because you're in Tornado Alley doesn't mean that your hair should look like you've been through a cyclone. We've researched the best (and worst!) salons Wichita has to offer to come up with the ultimate list of the best beauty salons in Wichita. With this guide in hand, you'll always look like you're in the center of the storm (and attention!).   read more

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May 7, 2012  |  10:05 AM  |  COMMENT
Get Perfect Hair in Any Weather

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Get Perfect Hair in Any Weather

Remember when clichés could actually forecast the weather: March went in like a lion and out like a lamb, after the rain came a rainbow, and April showers brought May flowers? Predictable seasons told us how nature would behave, and thus, when to change over our wardrobe, how to pack for a vacation, and how our hair would react from one day to the next. And while you may have needed a stylist's advice at the start of a season for this last point, you could then use her tips until the weather reliably transitioned again.   See more

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April 12, 2012  |   2:04 PM  |  3 COMMENTS
How To Fight Severe Dandruff

If you find that no matter how often you shampoo your hair you still have those annoying white flakes in your scalp, you probably have a case of severe dandruff. The good news is that just a few minor changes to your routine should take care of your problem instantly. For one, you may be using a shampoo or conditioner that is drying out your scalp and causing it to produce more oil, which in turn leads to severe dandruff. Most of the over-the-counter shampoos and conditioners at the store contain harsh ingredients and chemicals that strip your scalp of essential oils. Check out the   read more

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April 7, 2012  |   4:04 PM  |  3 COMMENTS
The Best Hair Products For Thinning Hair

With all the different hair products for thinning hair that are currently on the market, how do you know which ones actually work? Even women in their twenties experience hair loss, whether it is due to genetics or damage hair from styling or poor nutrition, among other factors. Part of it is just plain old aging. According to Zoe Draelos, M.D., clinical associate professor of dermatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the diameter of the hair shaft naturally diminishes as we get older, so even if you have the same number of hair follicles your hair strands will look thinner, making it seem like you have less hair. For more interesting facts about hair growth and loss, check out   read more

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April 7, 2012  |   4:04 PM  |  6 COMMENTS
The Best Shampoos For Frizzy Hair

If you find that your locks are looking more like a wild lion mane these days, then you probably need to look into trying one of the best shampoos for frizzy hair, which were designed to help restore the moisture in your hair, leading to a more sleek and smooth look. Typically the curlier your hair is, the more prone to frizz you are. In addition, habits like frequent blowdrying and exposure to sun and chlorine are contributing factors to hair damage and frizz. The best shampoos for frizzy hair tend to be free of sulfates, which are harsh drying detergents that damage your hair, causing it to fade and frizz up. Living Proof No Frizz Shampoo and Joico Smooth Cure Sulfate Free Shampoo are both great products for hair that are free of sulfates and other damaging chemicals. For some quick tips on how to get rid of frizz, read   read more

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April 5, 2012  |  11:04 PM  |  5 COMMENTS
The Best Products For Wavy Hair

Kate Hudson and Taylor Swift may have the perfect wavy hair, but they also use the best products for wavy hair, giving them that effortless, carefree look. You can also attain the same look, it just takes the right product and the right styling tools. If you have a curling iron or stick, all you have to do is section off your dry hair and wrap each section of hair around the stick, holding in place for approximately ten seconds. If you want bigger curls, include more hair in each section, and for smaller spirals, make more sections with less hair. For a list of the best curling irons to use, check out   read more

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April 5, 2012  |  11:04 PM  |  1 COMMENT
The Best Shampoos For Oily Hair

It can be challenging sorting through all the products that are on the market in order to figure out which are the best shampoos for oily hair. When buying a shampoo to help treat and keep away the greasies, you want to look out for clear shampoos, which are typically free of any additional conditioning ingredients that contribute to oiliness. In addition, try to steer towards shampoos that are formulated specially for oily hair. These shampoos will typically say that they are for oily hair somewhere on the label.   read more

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April 4, 2012  |   7:04 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
The Best Conditioner For Oily Hair

Most people think that the right shampoo can help fix oily hair by itself, but in truth, you also need to use a good conditioner for oily hair. Both shampoo and conditioner serve different purposes: the role of shampoo is to remove dirt and sebum along with product buildup from the scalp, while the job of conditioner is to add shine and protect your hair from drying out. If you use the wrong conditioner, you could actually be contributing to increased oiliness without even knowing it! The best conditioner for oily hair is a lightweight formula that ideally contains tea tree oil in order to help absorb oil from your scalp. Some recommended products include Jheri Redding RX Tea Tree Conditioner and Nisim Oil Free Conditioner. Read   read more

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April 4, 2012  |   7:04 PM  |  2 COMMENTS

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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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