12 Best Leave-in Conditioners

For soft, manageable, beautiful strands, it's important to choose the best leave-in conditioner for your hair type. A good leave-in conditioner can help detangle strands, reduce fly-aways, tame frizz and keep curls soft and smooth; a leave-in conditioner that's too heavy can weigh it down or leave it looking greasy.   see products

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12 Best Color Protecting Shampoos

The best color protecting shampoo will do exactly what the name implies: Preserve your freshly done, beautiful hair color and keep it (and your hard-earned money) from being washed down the drain. After all, it makes no sense to spend a fortune on coloring your hair at a salon only to use hair care products that strip the color at home. So stocking up on proper hair care products post-treatment is an absolute must.   See products

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6 Best Drugstore Dry Shampoos Under $9

Prepare to do a happy dance: We've rounded up the best drugstore dry shampoos. Yes, you no longer have to spend big bucks to get rid of second day greasy hair -- because reviewers say these drugstore dry shampoos work just as well as the pricier options. They make hair look and smell freshly washed, even if it's been a couple (or more) days since your last wash.   read more

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Gray Hair Hacks: 5 Genius Ways to Cover Silver Strands

Trying to figure out how to cover gray hair can be stressful enough to, well, cause even more gray hairs to sprout. And while many of us would love to book monthly salon appointments to deal with our strays, the reality is that many of us don't have the time -- or money -- to run to our colorist every month.   read more

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How to Curl Hair Like a Pro

If the almighty hair care gods didn't grant you naturally curly hair, you've likely clocked your fair share of time in front of YouTube tutorials on how to curl hair. And perhaps your curling iron has become your BFF as you've tried to fake the bouncy curls and flowing waves of your dreams.   See tips

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13 Best Hair Care Products for Split Ends

If you want to win the battle against damaged hair, then you need to know how to prevent split ends. And while many of us simply resort to snipping our split cuticles, there are plenty of tips for repairing and preventing split ends.   Get tips

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8 New Shampoos for Thinning Hair

Thinning hair used to be largely a man's problem -- one of the few beauty issues women didn't have to worry about. But for the last few years, I've heard from countless dermatologists that thinning hair is becoming more common than ever before among women -- even women in their 20s and 30s. And that's where these shampoos for thinning hair come in.   read more

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The Facts About Keratin Treatments

Keratin treatments for straight, smooth hair has reached major popularity among our readers. According to Eric Rosado, Artistic Director at Ted Gibson Salon in New York City, keratin treatments are truly, "the best option for defrizzing and smoothing many textures of hair from curly to relaxed."   read more

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8 Best Purple Shampoos for Blonde Hair

Purple shampoo brings a blonde back from her worst nightmare. You've probably been there -- you go into the salon for a new set of highlights (or, god forbid, attempt to do them yourself), only to end up with brassy, yellow, clownish hair. Your first instinct is to cry, but your second is to rush out to the beauty supply store to find a quick fix.   read more

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10 Curly Hair Tips That Will Change Your Life

Curly hair can be your best asset or your biggest nightmare, depending on the day. Blame your shampoo, straightening iron, pillow or, hell, even the weatherman.   read more

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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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