The Fried Blonde to Rich Brown Hair Color Makeover

With a demanding work life, and an even more demanding 2-year-old at home, Beth needed a cut and color that would help her look more polished and put-together -- without taking a ton of time. So we called in our team of experts at the Warren-Tricomi salon in Los Angeles, Calif., which includes hairstylists Whitney Olson and Reanna Garcia, colorists Jherra Moreno and Ashleigh Childers, and celebrity makeup artists and co-founders of the Luxe Beauty Team Sarah Uslan and Amy Hollier. Let's see what they did to turn back the clock for Beth.   See makeover


April 4, 2011  |  12:04 AM  |  19 COMMENTS
15 Worst Shampoos


15 Worst Shampoos

Of all the hair care products in your shower, your shampoo is a nonnegotiable necessity.
We all need a good lather to wash out the grime after a run or after we've employed multiple styling products. But a great shampoo (like the reader-approved hair care products on this list) should not only leave our hair soft, clean and smelling delightful, it should also help cut down post-shower styling time by priming strands for our desired style of the day.   See products


February 25, 2011  |   2:02 PM  |  82 COMMENTS
12 Worst Hairsprays

Getting whiffs of "vinegar" or "wet paint" are acceptable when you're making salad dressing or redecorating your house, but when they come out of a hairspray bottle, they can be quite gag inducing.   Get list


February 16, 2011  |  12:02 PM  |  44 COMMENTS
Dry Hair Treatments

Is your hair's BFF a flat iron? Have you spent too much time sunbathing this past summer? How about all those highlights you've been indulging in -- have they finally started to take their toll? If you answered yes to any of these questions, first, you're not alone. Second, it's about time you did something about it and we recommend dry hair treatments. If your hair breaks easily, no longer shines in the sun, feels rough or porous to the touch and frizzes up easily, then your dry, brittle hair is in need of some serious moisturizing love. Here are some easy treatments for dry hair that will nurse your strands back to health:   See tips


January 27, 2011  |  12:01 AM  |  49 COMMENTS
Statement-Making Haircut and Color Makeover

One young professional who's trying to make a name for herself chops and dyes her hair to create an edgy signature style   See makeover


January 24, 2011  |  12:01 AM  |  81 COMMENTS
8 Worst Drugstore Shampoos

These sudsy hair care products left our readers with oily, frizzy and sticky hair   See shampoos


November 11, 2010  |  12:11 AM  |  71 COMMENTS
Hair Care: How To Straighten Hair Like a Pro

Urban legends abound in the beauty world. These are specific hair care myths and stories that get passed from woman to woman, generation to generation. They run the gamut, but consist of fanatical ideas women believe to be true like "split ends are reversible" and "pluck one grey hair and two will come to its funeral." One of our personal favorite hair care fairytales is some women just wake up with naturally smooth and perfectly straight hair. Bull winkle. Sorry ladies, but we all have to work for the frizz-free sleek stylings we envy on models and celebrities like Jennifer Aniston.   See tips


November 10, 2010  |  12:11 AM  |  100 COMMENTS
7 Habits of Women with Perfect Hair

Hair care secrets from real women with seriously perfect hair -- see what they do to maintain their shiny, strong, luxurious strands   See habits


October 19, 2010  |  12:10 AM  |  122 COMMENTS
Hair Care: How To Use a Curling Iron Like a Pro

Follow these 9 expert hair care tips so you can achieve perfect curls every time you style   See tips


October 7, 2010  |  12:10 AM  |  61 COMMENTS
Celebrities with the Best Hair Color

Let's face it, we look to the stars (not the celestial objects) to find out what the "it" haircut is, what hairstyles are in vogue and what hair colors we must try. And though we may not have the funds or the resources celebs do, we can (and do) use them as our well of hair inspiration.   See hair colors


August 25, 2010  |  12:08 AM  |  43 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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