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Reader Q&A: Your Questions About Color Treated Hair -- Answered!

Because an estimated 50 percent of women (ages 25 and older) color their hair, we field an awful lot of questions about color-related concerns. To help get you the best possible answers, we went to color maestro Brad Johns, Color Director for Red Door Spas. Below, see his advice for five readers' most confounding hair coloring issues.   See advice

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March 30, 2012  |  12:03 PM  |  14 COMMENTS
12 Worst Hair Conditioners

Dull, tangled, greasy, or dry hair -- all telltale signs of a bad conditioner. From Herbal Essences to Aveda, see which ones will make your hair look awful   See conditioners

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March 19, 2012  |  12:03 PM  |  85 COMMENTS
11 Hair Products Every Woman Needs

Is your bathroom a black hole of pastes, pomades, and shine sprays? Here are the only essentials you really need for fabulous hair   See products

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December 21, 2011  |  11:12 AM  |  110 COMMENTS
7 Fast Fixes for Hair Color Emergencies

Did your attempt to try the latest celebrity hair color trend end in tears and a shade that was more Bozo the Clown than Rihanna? Or did that just happen to us?   Get fixes

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December 8, 2011  |  10:12 AM  |  31 COMMENTS
7 Ways to Make Thinning Hair Look Great

As someone who's always had a relatively thick, healthy head of hair, hair loss wasn't even on my radar. I mean, sure, I knew that it was an issue many men and women contend with. But happily, I'd never had any personal dealings with it. Then a friend -- a contemporary in her thirties -- began regaling me with her thinning hair tales of woe and I learned that hair loss can hit you out of left field at pretty much any age. Swell. Something else to fret about.   read more

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November 9, 2011  |  11:11 AM  |  14 COMMENTS
14 Hair 'Rules' You Have to Break

Are you sick and tired of hair that falls flat, frizzes at the first sign of rain, or has ends drier than Seth Meyers' wit? Join the club.   See rules

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October 26, 2011  |   2:10 PM  |  89 COMMENTS
8 High-End Hair Products Worth Every Penny

We have a policy here at Total Beauty: The more a product costs, the more it needs to wow us. A $2 lip gloss that's a little sticky? Meh, we can deal. A $30 lip gloss that pulls the same stunt -- sorry, that's just not going to fly.   See products

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October 19, 2011  |  12:10 PM  |  107 COMMENTS
How I Camouflage a Bad Hair Day

Bad hair days. We've all been there ... and it's so frustrating. When I had long hair, I wanted to cut it because it was way too heavy, greasy, and flat. So I cut it short ("low maintenance, here I come!") and was thrilled until pieces started sticking out every which way. Now, while it's growing out, it just looks dented and weird most days.   See styles

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September 14, 2011  |  11:09 AM  |  22 COMMENTS
Best Highlights for Your Hair Color

From highlights to lowlights, find out which shades complement your hair color   Lighten up

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July 27, 2011  |  11:07 AM  |  80 COMMENTS
Experts Confess: My Worst Beauty Moment

From bad hair to what-were-you-thinking makeup, beauty pros prove that even the best have made some bad choices   See moments

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May 4, 2011  |   8:05 AM  |  42 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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