17 Best Heat Styling Products

Stop damaging your hair. No really, stop. You're only hurting yourself here. We know you're shivering when you jump out of the shower and that you just want to blast your hair with that warm blow dryer of yours, but if you care at all about having healthy hair, you will throw on a robe and do the right thing: properly prep your hair for heat styling. Any hair care expert will tell you that in order to prevent hair damage and breaking, it is crucial to apply some sort of heat protecting hair care product like a spray, serum, mousse or cream before subjecting your strands to high temperatures from irons and dryers.   See products

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September 26, 2013  |   9:09 AM  |  47 COMMENTS
Easy Long Hairstyles for a Rainy Day

When I wake up and see rain coming down outside, my first thought is, "Well, I'm going to look like crap today." I've never seen a point in really doing my hair if the rain and humidity will turn it into a frizzy, droopy heap in 60 seconds. I go for the classic, easy (okay, lazy) rainy day hair: a quick topknot or messy bun.   read more

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September 23, 2013  |   9:09 AM  |  3 COMMENTS
The Hottest Beauty Trends for Spring 2014

What's the best thing about the spring 2014 beauty trends I spotted backstage at New York Fashion Week? They're super simple. The overall theme I spotted: natural makeup (sometimes with a statement lip or major mascara), bare nails, and barely-done hair. So when you want to take a break from fall's deep, rich looks (think: punk eyeliner and berry lip stain), brush up on the hair, makeup, and nails you'll be wearing soon enough.   read more

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September 16, 2013  |  11:09 AM  |  COMMENT
30 Unforgettable Hairstyles You've Gotta See

The 70s-inspired looks at Reema Acra had us lusting for crazy amounts of volume, only without the complicated braiding process.   read more

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September 13, 2013  |   5:09 PM  |  4 COMMENTS
Beauty Dare: NYFW Runway to Reality

You won't believe what we used to re-create this look   read more

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September 13, 2013  |   4:09 PM  |  1 COMMENT
The Best (and Worst) Celebrity Yearbook Photos

After more than a decade and a half of report cards and homework, I still get that back-to-school feeling once September rolls around. Only, my version of "back-to" shopping is now more briefcases and reloading Starbucks cards than backpacks and binder paper. I'll miss the pep rallies and Friday football games for a few minutes, but I definitely don't miss the awkward pre-pubescent emotional rollercoster, braces, bad haircuts or the perpetual breakouts high school memories are made of.   read more

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September 11, 2013  |  12:09 PM  |  8 COMMENTS
We Spent Hours Arguing About These Looks

As a beauty editor who has written her fair share of hair tutorials, I'll be the first to tell you: Bangs are kind of a big deal.   read more

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August 27, 2013  |   6:08 AM  |  5 COMMENTS
Easy Curly Hairstyles

Our office is in love with curls of all shapes, sizes and swirls right now, but going curly isn't easy for everyone. Some of us were born with board-straight hair ... others have the kind of kinky, tight curls that give new meaning to the word "frizz." But we've learned how to overcome those obstacles to perfect curly hair by finding styles the suit our hair type and length. We challenged our editors and interns to work up with their favorite curly style. From gorgeous ringlets to all-natural kink, we're showing off our best curly looks.   read more

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August 14, 2013  |   9:08 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Beat-the-Heat Summer Hairstyles

I'm crazy about summer. Nothing beats poolside lounging, watermelon slices, sundresses and endless nights. Unfortunately, my hair does not feel the same way -- even though I love the feeling of sand in my toes, sun on my face (with sunscreen!) and saltwater on my skin, my hair does not appreciate mixing with all of the elements. It stubbornly refuses to be anything besides a big, frizzy, hot mess.   read more

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August 7, 2013  |   9:08 AM  |  4 COMMENTS
The Surprising New Rachel Zoe Collection You've Gotta See

Here's a collaboration we are 100 percent over the moon about: Rachel Zoe and Robin Moraetes, the co-owners of DreamDry salon, paired with BaubleBar to create a jewelry collection inspired by the salon's most popular hairstyles. We're even more elated that all of the pieces are below $75.   read more

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July 16, 2013  |   3:07 PM  |  COMMENT

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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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