There was a period of time there where hair baubles, barrettes, and headbands lost their momentum... but we're pleased to announce that hair accessories are back in a big way, baby. From thick and chunky clips to shimmering bobby pins to oversized scrunchies and beyond, the trend is all about making a statement, versus keeping it subtle. And as they say, 'tis the season — no fall or winter outfit is complete without a little hair bling, so go big with one of these options below.
Struggling in a bit in the gift-giving arena? We're of the mind that you can't go wrong with beauty products — especially since there's something out there for everyone. From hardworking hand creams for your hardworking co-worker, to CBD-infused face masks for your free-spirited friends, to vodka-infused bath sets for your party-loving bestie, we've picked out the perfect gifts for everyone on your shopping list.
In addition to treating sunburns, aloe vera can actually do a lot for your skin. There's a reason it's such a popular ingredient for beauty products: It's packed with vitamins and antioxidants — and as such, it's great for soothing troubled skin, as well as keeping your complexion fresh and dewy. The best part? It's so gentle that ALL skin types can benefit from its goodness.
Red hair is undeniably gorgeous, but it's a notoriously difficult color to maintain. Red fades fast, which is why if you dye your hair this hue, it's especially essential to choose products that will keep your color looking as vibrant as possible for as long as possible. So we reached out to top colorists in the biz for their picks for the best hair products for redheads. From shampoo to leave-in conditioner to serum, these are the best of the best for keeping your Ariel-esque hair color in tip-top shape.
Who would've thought that the scrunchies you wore as a child would come back as a bona fide fashion trend? Even though we didn't see it coming, we're grateful that this 90s staple is back: Because in addition to looking quite chic, scrunchies are great for keeping your hair out of your face. Plus, there are so many different styles to choose from — so you can wear them for pretty much any occasion; from your first day at college, to a date, or even a job interview. Vive la scrunchie!
We tend to equate the word "model" with perfection, and while it's true they're blessed with the "ridiculously good looking" gene, it doesn't mean that they're impervious to beauty mayhem. Models deal with zits and bad dye jobs and waxing-gone-haywire like the rest of us. Want proof? Just read through these hilarious "beauty disasters" (we can laugh now because it's in the past) that runway models shared with us backstage at NYFW.
Lizzo said it best: "I thought I needed to run and find somebody to love but all I needed was some coconut oil." This line comes from the aptly-named "Coconut Oil," which was on her debut solo EP. If Lizzo and her fabulous self spent time to title and write a song about this oil, then you know it's important. (Now, if you haven't heard this song, stop everything and listen because it is pure facts! The song is one of Lizzo's early classics and still rings true today.)
Whether the "blondes have more fun" saying is true or not, there's one fact you cannot deny: Blonde hair typically requires way more maintenance than many other hair colors (though red is right up there, too). Whether it's blonde-gone brassy or blonde-gone green, a struggle to hydrate due to processing, or attack of the roots, the upkeep seemingly never ends. Luckily, we asked a handful of hair pros what products are best to keep your blonde looking its absolute best.
Summer can give your hair a serious beating. Whether you've spent a ton of time in a chlorinated pool or in the sun at the beach, you may notice lots of buildup and duller, drier strands. The good news is, you can bring your hair back to life with one simple ingredient: apple cider vinegar. ACV, as the kids call it these days, basically does it all, from clarifying your hair, to adding a major dose of shine. Here, we've rounded up the best apple cider vinegar products for your hair so you can bring your mane back to life after a summer of fun.
Has humidity got your frizz out of control? Do you walk out the door in the summer months feeling like a sleek cheetah, but come home looking like an untamed lion? Check out these five fabulous products that will be sure to have that beastly summer frizz feeling as tame as a house cat.
In addition to adding a sweet complexity to your meals, honey has tons of amazing benefits for your body — most especially to your skin and hair. Since it's an emollient, you'll find that there are lots of honey-infused skin and hair care products designed give you a healthier glow.
Ever spent hours of styling your hair only to notice flyaways popping out of your head throughout the day? Yeah, that ish can be very annoying. Of course, there's nothing wrong with frizz — but some days, you just want a sleek and neat style. (And no one likes it when their hair goes rogue.)
No hairstyle screams summer quite like beachy waves. Mermaid-esque waves look effortless and totally fit the vibe of the season. Whether you have straight hair or curly hair, thin hair or thick hair, you can rock the beachy waves look with minimal effort... if you know which products to use for your hair type, that is. It varies from person to person — for example, those with thin strands are going to want to pump up the volume, while those with thicker hair might want to smooth things out a bit.
If you're a beauty fanatic, you've likely heard the term "hard water" mentioned before. You might be wondering how water could possibly be described as "hard"... but, you see, the term actually refers to the water's mineral content. As such, "hard water" has a high mineral content.