450,000 Reasons You Shouldn't Powder & Drive

Scary but true: nearly half of women in the UK admit to putting on makeup while driving, resulting in about 450,000 accidents per year, according to insurer estimates. Most say they only apply at traffic lights or while they're stuck in traffic (yeah, right). What's really worrisome? About 43 percent say they do it even though they know it's dangerous.   read more

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19 Best Drugstore Shampoos

Shampoo is a category TotalBeauty.com readers feel very passionate about, which will become clear as you peruse these glowing reviews of their favorite shampoos. But the icing on the cake is that these products are all from the drugstore -- and many are under five bucks, no joke. If you feel compelled to run out and shop after reading this, do it! At least you won't have to feel guilty.   See shampoos

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June 25, 2013  |  12:06 PM  |  49 COMMENTS
Get Beach-Sexy Hair in a Bottle

Beach spray, salt spray, wave spray, texturizing spray -- whatever you call it, this stuff gives your hair a sexy, tousled look we absolutely love in the summertime.   read more

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June 21, 2013  |   9:06 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
Summer Hair Survival Guide

For all that's great about summer -- the travel, the sun, the pool parties, the excuse to knock back drinks with umbrellas -- there is one major downside for most of us. When the heat and humidity pick up, our hair either turns into a giant, frizzy orb or a limp, greasy mess. Either way, not pretty.   read more

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The Same 5 Q's We Ask Every Expert: Jen Atkin

Total Beauty: What's one bad beauty habit you can't seem to quit?

Jen Atkin: Sunblock. I'm not so great about putting sunblock on my face, and I know I'm going to totally kick myself when I get older.   read more

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This New Straightening Treatment Spanks the Brazilian Blowout

About three months ago, me and my unruly, mind-of-its-own hair went to the Fernando Romero Salon in Beverly Hills for the new Agave Healing Oil Smoothing Treatment. I was hopeful, but skeptical.   read more

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Frizz, Be Gone! The Curly Hair Manual You NEED to Read

It's a tough world for those of us with coarse, curly, or thick hair. Life is unpredictable when your hair naturally forms perfect ringlets one day and a giant puffball the next. I know when I wake up and see a massive mess on top of my head, I'll give up on any attempt at enhancing my curls and just but out the flat iron, since straightening seems to be the easiest way to de-pouf.   read more

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Breaking Beauty News: Science Finds a Cure for Gray Hair

Science really is amazing. Penicillin, vaccines, Latisse, and now quite possibly the best news we've ever heard: A cure for gray hair.   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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