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11 Best (and Worst) Celebrity Mug Shots

I'm rarely surprised when I find out a celebrity has been arrested. They live in a fantasy world of free-flowing drugs and alcohol, after all. And while it baffles me that many of them don't just hire drivers when they party, it doesn't shock me when they inevitably get pulled over.   read more

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J-Lo vs. Rose Byrne: Battle of the Wavy Lob

When it comes to undone waves, it's all about mixing the casual with the classic. Rose Byrne showed off her wavy lob at The Internship premiere in Los Angeles. J-Lo's loose waves were spotted in England at BBC Radio One. So, we want you to decide: Which celeb do you think pulled it off best?   read more

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From Sloppy to Chic in 2 Minutes or Less

Summer has always been an excuse to get lazy. Skip the foundation, ditch the iron, go ahead and wear those ballet flats instead of the peep toe pumps. But admit it: Lazy summer days mean you also get lazy in other areas as well. And while you may get away with a makeup-free face and flops, pulling off a head full of frizz isn't an option.   read more

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How To Wear Bangs Like A Boss: LC Edition

If Lauren Conrad has taught us anything -- and oh, she has -- it's that fishtail braids can be mind-blowingly adorable, and that the perfect cat-eye is within even my shaky-handed grasp. Now she's gone for the chop. Yep, new bangs.   read more

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May 23, 2013  |  12:05 PM  |  1 COMMENT
The Wedding Hairstyling Trick None of Your Friends Have Heard

Spoiler Alert: this blow-drying trend may change the way you style your hair for your wedding. And for happily ever after   read more

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8 Best Hair and Makeup Looks from the Billboard Music Awards

These are the looks we loved the most and can't wait to try ourselves   read more

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Locks of Love Loses/Wastes/Sells $6 Million Worth of Hair, Says a Watchdog Group

Considering chopping your long hair into a trendy lob? Here's some news you need before you donate those 8+ inches to Locks of Love: Watchdog group "Nonprofit Investor" has accused the company of wasting millions of dollars worth of donated hair.   read more

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Hairstyles Guide and Information

Most women are constantly looking for new hairstyles -- whether it's to reinvent the way they look or for a special occasion. Each person is different, and choosing the right hairstyles to fit them will depend on the person's face shape, hair texture, and the occasion. If you're planning to spend the day at the mall or hang out at your friend's place watching movies, then you'll want to choose hairstyles which are relaxed and casual, and easy to maintain. On the other hand, occasions like weddings or prom demand more elaborate hairstyles, like beautiful updos that are elegant and complement your dress and accessories.



The right hairstyles can accentuate your best facial features while downplaying any flaws, redefining the way you look. The shape of your face can help determine the kind of hairstyles that will suit you best. For instance, if you have a round face, you might consider wearing your hair long to minimize the width of your face. However, if you have a longer face, you'll look great in hairstyles that are short with sweeping bangs which will give a wider appearance to your face.

To choose a cut that will best suit your style, look at pictures of other women who have similar faces and features to you, and who also have hairstyles that you like. More importantly, choose hairstyles that will help you feel comfortable, even if you're not conforming to all the rules.

With step-by-step instructional videos and articles on hairstyles at Total Beauty, you'll get expert advice and plenty of tips on hairstyles that are easy to create. You'll have lots of new hairstyles to discover each week, so you can create the look you want whenever you chose.

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