13 Best Side-Swept Celebrity Hairstyles

Cutting yourself side-swept bangs is one way to subtly update your hairstyle. But you should take a nod from celebrities on the red carpet and take it a step further by sporting a totally side-swept style. The hottest looks right now, whether they're updos, left down, or adorned with a jeweled accessory, are sexy side-swept looks. See how these celebrities successfully pulled off the trend!   See celebrities


October 21, 2009  |  12:10 AM  |  12 COMMENTS
11 Hairstyles We're Sick Of

Check out this round up of the hairstyles TotalBeauty.com readers are sick to death of seeing. What do you think? Do we need to shake things up, maybe try a new look like this? Or are these classic styles that no one should shy away from? Throw in your two cents here!   See hairstyles


October 13, 2009  |  12:10 AM  |  57 COMMENTS
Best and Worst Celebrity Updos for Your Face Shape

Finding just the right updo hairstyle for your face shape can take your special occasion look to new heights. Choosing the wrong updo can drag an otherwise great look down in the dumps.   See styles


October 9, 2009  |  12:10 AM  |  15 COMMENTS
14 Best Drugstore Conditioners

To most, shopping for anything is a thrill. Being bombarded by an insane amount of brightly colored hair care product options all colorfully lined up and begging you to buy them is not. We all want to have choices, yes, that's true, but not when they all look the same, make the same claims and cost about the same. Then it just feels like hair care "Sophie's Choice" -- if you choose one conditioner over the other, hair will suffer.   See conditioners


September 24, 2009  |  12:09 AM  |  55 COMMENTS
Best and Worst Emmy Winner Looks of All Time


Best and Worst Emmy Winner Looks of All Time

The Emmys hit the small screen on September 20. Until then, celebrity junkies can feed their need with this look back at the best, and a few of the worst, Emmy winner looks in recent memory.   See celebs


September 18, 2009  |  12:09 AM  |  4 COMMENTS
MTV 2009 Video Music Awards Best and Worst Celebrity Hairstyles and Makeup Looks

While "space punk" appeared to be a red carpet theme, these artists all brought their individual style to MTV's 2009 Video Music Awards (case in point: Lady Gaga). Here, we present our most crave-worthy (and cringe-worthy) picks for hair and makeup.   See looks


September 14, 2009  |  12:09 AM  |  5 COMMENTS
Best and Worst Celebrity Fall Beauty Trends

Red lips, statement-making hair accessories, tousled waves and defined brows are some of the most copy-worthy trends of the season. But just because they're trends doesn't mean everyone should try them -- as these celebrity photos prove. See which A-listers mastered the looks and which ones should stick to their classic hair and makeup styles next time.   See photos


September 11, 2009  |  12:09 AM  |  12 COMMENTS
Best and Worst Celebrity Dye Jobs


Best and Worst Celebrity Dye Jobs

Celebrities have access to the very best hair colorists and beauty advisers, so they provide great inspiration for your next hair color change. However, sometimes there's no one in a star's beauty inner circle to tell her "no" when she has a hare-brained hair color idea.   See hair


August 29, 2009  |  12:08 AM  |  20 COMMENTS
Summer Skin Rehab


Summer Skin Rehab

According to Waldorf, "pigmentation and acne" are the two most prominent skin issues women face at the end of the summer. Here she explains how you can erase these signs of summer and more with the help of over-the-counter products, prescription creams and in-office treatments. Follow this advice and you'll say hello to fall with gorgeous, glowing, spot-free skin.   See advice


August 20, 2009  |  12:08 AM  |  3 COMMENTS
10 Worst Hair Straightening Products

Looking for a smooth, sleek, straight style? Well, don't attempt one using any of these hair straightening products. TotalBeauty.com readers say the ones on this list left them with poufy, frizzy or worse -- greasy -- hair. Check them out so you know what to avoid, then try one of these top-notch flat irons to get the job done.   See products


August 11, 2009  |  12:08 AM  |  37 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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