You know that hair brush? The one you've had since college, with a melted spot from your curling iron, more than a few missing bristles, and a dusty film made up of unknown products (and who knows what else)? Well, it's time to give it the boot. Listen, brushes get nasty; like dust mites, yeast, and bacteria nasty — and you don't want to transfer that stuff to your lovely locks! An old brush can weigh hair down, irritate your scalp, and even damage your strands.
If you want to win the battle against damaged hair, then you need to know how to prevent split ends. And while many of us simply resort to snipping our split cuticles, there are plenty of tips for repairing and preventing split ends.
Starting your natural hair journey can be a little overwhelming, especially if you've gone your whole life chemically treating your hair and don't know how to deal with your new texture. It can be a big learning curve, but that doesn't mean you can't do it — you just need a little schooling.
Call us dramatic, but one of the most frustrating beauty experiences a person can have is styling their hair to perfection, adding a spritz or two of beach spray... and then dealing with the wiry, crunchy repercussions. Your hair story doesn't have to end so sadly, though. There are products out there — at all price points — formulated to give you that beachy texture, without the uncomfortable crunch. Today, we're sharing some of the best on the market, so get ready to bring on the sea vibes.
Have you always secretly dreamed of dyeing your hair like a pastel unicorn? Well, you certainly wouldn't be alone: Between them all, these 15 celebrities have showcased just about every shade of the rainbow, from Roy G. to Biv. So, whether you want to dye your hair red velvet red, or are thinking of purchasing a cotton candy pink wig, read on for some top shelf celebrity hair inspiration.
Bright hair has been all the rage for a few years and this season, it's all about rose gold. Whether you pay to have it done professionally, or you're a DIY kinda person, it's important to keep your locks looking fresh and rosy — and a color conditioner is the perfect way to do so. In fact, if you already have light hair, you can skip the salon altogether and just use the conditioner a couple of times a week for that perfect pink hue. Rosé all the way, baby!
When the sun starts shining and the weather heats up, there's only one thing we can think of: summer cocktails. And after that? Getting our hair up, off of our face and sweaty neck. These updos are flattering and (mostly) easy — think lots of texture and pretty hair accessories.
There are hundreds of shampoos in the drugstore — but how can you tell which one is the best drugstore shampoo? That's where these reviews from our readers come in. Hair products, shampoo in particular, are of the utmost importance to our TotalBeauty.com readers. This will become clear as you peruse these glowing reviews of the best drugstore shampoo picks.
The sun is shining, there's a bit of a breeze, the DJ's playing your favorite tunes — girl, it's time to relax. Let your hair down... or put it back. No matter how you decide to wear your hair, here are some of the coolest, laid-back, easy-breezy styles, to take you from the beach to a barbeque.
Now that it's officially June, you know what that means: longer days, hotter weather... and Pride Month, of course! A little history for you: Back in June 1969, the Stonewall riots occurred in Greenwich Village in New York Cit7 — and they're largely considered to be the true beginning of the gay liberation movement.
We've all been there: Our hair looks bomb but the moment we step outside, the wind blows it away. Major bummer, right? Instead of fretting over the unfortunate effects of breezy days, it's time to think ahead and style your strands with the winds in mind. Whether you're looking forward to a pool day, a day at the beach, or a road trip with the windows rolled all the way down, fret not: There are hairstyles that can withstand the weather. From pull-through braids and half-up styles, to messy buns and bubble ponies, ahead you'll find eight trusty hairstyle ideas to test out this summer and beyond.
If you think you can live your Daenerys Targaryen dreams once you step out the salon with platinum locks, you couldn't be more wrong. Your hair bleaching drama doesn't end there: Yep, all the mess and hassle you just went through to bleach it is actually only the first step.
If your hair just hasn't been behaving lately and you're about at your wit's/split's end, then keep on reading: We talked to top hairstylists about everything you need to know to take your hair from kinda okay to sort of freakin' amazing. Keep reading to see their top tips, from the importance of great bangs to the fact that dry shampoo is a girls' best friend.
When you're trying to achieve your hair color dreams, it's not just about the perfect shade: It's also about nailing the right tone and intensity. Now "intensity" might not be something you've thought about before... unless you were striving for cotton candy pink hair and ended up with an electric flamingo pink mane (fun times). Or, maybe you were going for a natural redhead look and got Flamin' Hot Cheeto red instead. It can happen to anyone, whether you're dyeing your hair at home or you left your hair to the hands of a professional colorist.
If you color your hair, you know that there's always the chance that your locks might get over-processed. Which in turn can lead to damage — and that's never fun. So it's always important to first find a stylist who knows their stuff.
We all have our own little beauty tricks we do as part of our tried and tested routine... and some of the stranger ones, we probably wouldn't necessarily want to admit. But these celebrities revealed their weirdest hair secrets for the entire world to know and use — and we can't wait to try them ourselves.