The 3 Best Mature Short Hair Styles

Remember that awful short hair cut your mom gave you as a kid? Sure, she made it cute with bows and ribbons, but you're still a bit scared by that horrid, kid-friendly cut. Even now, adult short hair styles often get a bad rap as childish and bland. But not anymore. There are tons of new and improved short hair styles that work for the most sophisticated and mature of ladies. So, we've narrowed it down to our three favorite mature short hair styles: the bob, asymmetrical bob, and the pixie cut.   read more

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May 17, 2012  |   4:05 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
12 Best and Worst Mom Haircuts

It almost seems like a rite of passage: become a mom; get a bad "mom cut." You know the one -- the short hairstyle that's way too short and not flattering for your face shape. The one you got on an "I need a change!" whim.   See trends

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May 7, 2012  |  12:05 PM  |  42 COMMENTS
The Best Braided Hairstyles For Prom

Braided hairstyles for prom are one of the most popular styles because of their comfort and versatility. When you are spending the entire night dancing and working up a sweat, hair can go from being a decoration to a downright annoyance. Some girls do not like to wear updos because they feel too formal, but a braid is the perfect way to keep your hair off your neck while still maintaining that fun, easygoing look. One of the most popular braided hairstyles for prom right now is the fishtail braid. To master this look, separate your hair into two sections. Hold the right section of hair with your hand, then pick up a small chunk of hair from outside of the left section and cross it over to the inside of the right. Repeat on the other side and continue adding sections until you reach the ends, securing with an elastic. For more in-depth instruction, check out this easy tutorial to master the fishtail braid. Be sure to check out   read more

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April 2, 2012  |  12:04 PM  |  1 COMMENT
Formal Long Hairstyles You Can Do At Home

Going to the hair dresser can be pricy, especially if you need help with quick formal long hairstyles for various parties and weekly events. This is why it is a good idea to learn how to do your own hair, so that you can pull off different looks without putting a dent in your wallet. Here are several simple formal hairdos for long hair that will make it a lot easier for you to get ready for special events.   read more

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March 31, 2012  |   7:03 PM  |  1 COMMENT
The Best Hairstyles For Long Hair

Long hair is eye-catching and glamorous, but can also be challenging to maintain and upkeep. However, having one of these best hairstyles for long hair can cut down the maintenance and management time for your hair do, making it easier to look great without all the fuss. Read on to find out which hairstyles work best with long hair.   read more

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March 30, 2012  |  12:03 AM  |  3 COMMENTS
The Most Popular Short Hairstyles For Weddings

Many women feel the need to wear extensions on their big day if they have short hair, but there are many beautiful short hairstyles for weddings that will make you look and feel great so you do not have to resort to going all out with fake tresses. Short hair can look classic, simple and elegant if you know how to style it right. One of the simplest but prettiest short hairstyles for weddings is to add a slight curl to the ends of your hair with a curling iron while accessorizing with either a jeweled hair clip, a flower or a satin headband. You can also wear a veil with any of these accessories for a more majestic wedding look. Read   read more

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March 29, 2012  |   3:03 PM  |  1 COMMENT
9 Best Braiding Video Tutorials

One of my favorite childhood memories is playing "Pretend Bride" with Tom, my best friend in the first grade (requisite Ring Pop on my finger, of course). Whenever I got ready for my walk down the front yard aisle, I always put my hair in the "perfect" bridal look: braided pigtails.   See video tutorials

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March 28, 2012  |   6:03 PM  |  30 COMMENTS
3 Easy Hairstyles For Prom

Prom can be a very exciting time, but finding the right hairstyle can also be very stressful, making you wish for easy hairstyles for prom. . From picking the right dress to the perfect corsage to getting makeup professionally done, it is easy to forget about one of the most important things: hair. In order to lessen your stress and make prom a more enjoyable experience, here are 3 simple hairstyles for prom that you can create in just minutes.   read more

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The Most Memorable Long Hair Celebrity Hairstyles

Long hair never fails to turn heads, and the general public seems to be huge fans of long hair celebrity hairstyles. There are certain celebrities that have become famous for their long locks, to the point where the thought of them with anything but long hair seems almost outrageous. Here are some highlights of the most memorable celebrities with long hair.   read more

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March 26, 2012  |   6:03 PM  |  COMMENT
The Most Memorable Celebrity Wedding Hairstyles

We are always drawn to what celebrities are wearing or doing, and when it comes to celebrity wedding hairstyles especially, we are all about it! These days it seems that a lot of actresses and stars in Hollywood have taken to wearing flowers in their hair as a decorative accessory. Adding a flower to your hair is a simple way to add some flair to your wedding hairdo. You can wear a flower with pretty much any hairstyle, whether your hair is down or pulled into an elegant up-do. If you are concerned about matching your hair with your outfit for your big day, check out   read more

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March 25, 2012  |   7:03 PM  |  2 COMMENTS

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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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