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Reader Q&A: "Can I Learn to Blow Dry My Hair Like a Pro?" Reader Q&A: "Can I Learn to Blow Dry My Hair Like a Pro?"

A My Beauty Life reader -- Michelle, who lives in Venice, Calif. -- wrote in with one the most common complaints we hear: "I'm sick of throwing money at my hairdresser every time I want my hair to look good. Can I learn to blow dry my hair like a pro?" The answer, Michelle, and the rest of you fed up women out there, is "yes" -- but you're going to have to work at it. Here, gleaned…  

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Audrey Fine

Tags: Hair, Winter

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The VIP (Very Impressive Product) Pick of the Week #42 The VIP (Very Impressive Product) Pick of the Week #42

The Product: Alterna Bamboo Volume Plumping Strand Expand The Price: $22 The Company Spiel: This "lightweight lotion instantly pumps up every strand for noticeably fuller, stronger, full-bodied hair -- root to tip." The Real Deal: As the resident flat-hair sufferer in the office, anything with the word "volume" in it gets immediately handed over to me. So it's safe to say I've…  

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Sarah Carrillo

Tags: Hair

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Gray, Gray, Go Away: How I Cover My Roots Gray, Gray, Go Away: How I Cover My Roots

I dye my hair red, but unfortunately I started going gray in my early 30s. So between salon visits, I do anything I can to cover my roots. With the recession, I've tried to stretch my salon visits out a bit, going every eight weeks instead of six. So covering those grays is more important (and more difficult) than ever. Headbands and hats work once in a while, but I can't exactly wear a hat to…  

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Total Beauty

Tags: Hair, Winter

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My Quick Hair Volumizing Trick [VIDEO] My Quick Hair Volumizing Trick [VIDEO]

Whenever my hair falls flat as a pancake and I want to add some oomph back into it, I use this slick and quick volumizing trick to restore height and body. See for yourself, it works like a charm. …  

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Rebekah George

Tags: Hair, Rebekah George, Winter

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Reader Q&A: "Why Is My Hair Thinning?" Reader Q&A: "Why Is My Hair Thinning?"

This week we have a reader-submitted question that I think many women grapple with. Take it away Beverly from Columbus, Ohio ... Question: "I used to have thick, healthy hair but it's getting much thinner and more straw-like as I get older -- what's going on and what should I do? Answer : Beverly (and the rest of us dealing with hair changes and hair loss) needs to understand that…  

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Audrey Fine

Tags: Hair, Summer, Thinning Hair

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