Keep your hair off of your neck on a hot summer’s day with a gorgeous braided updo that’s casual enough for everyday wear, but can easily be dressed up for a wedding or cocktail party.
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Product buildup can cause highlights to lose their shine. To prevent that sad result from happening to you, follow the advice of Kyle White, the lead stylist at the Oscar Blandi salon, in New York City.
With everyone toting a camera phone wherever they please these days, just about every excursion you go on—lunch with the gals, camp drop-off, a volunteer shift at the soup kitchen—has the potential to turn into a photo-op. So the next time someone says, “let’s take a picture,” remember these quick tips before that camera flashes. 1. Get lipstick off your teeth. […]
If the humidity is taking a toll on your hair and you don’t have any anti-frizz serum on hand (see the best anti-frizz products), tackle the frizz by applying a few drops of a light lotion (a cream is too heavy) to your palms and smooth them over the top of your hair.
Got a case of the Mondays? Take a deep breath and unwind with a relaxing bubble bath tonight–no special products needed. Here, two recipes made with household staples.
It’s tempting to hit the snooze button a few times, hop in the shower, and then quickly blow-dry your soaking wet tresses before running out the door, but you could be causing damage to otherwise healthy hair. Wet hair not only takes longer to style, but dripping locks are more elastic and, therefore, more prone to breakage from the tug of the brush.
To get a golden glow without streaks or dark spots, follow this easy method. For your body: • Use an exfoliator to remove dead skin and to provide a smooth surface for self-tanner. Rinse, pat dry, and do not moisturize. • Put petroleum jelly or oil on your fingernails and toenails to prevent cuticles from turning dark. Apply self-tanner to […]
Did you go a little overboard with the self-tanner? Or maybe you’re scared to try it because you think you’ll end up looking like an Oompa Loompa like the illustration above? Either way, have no fear: It’s easy to fade self-tanner if and when you put on too much. Simply add three capfuls of baby oil to a warm bath […]
It’s a good thing no one watches me put on my eyeliner or mascara everyday, I end up making the funniest faces. There’s something about putting on eye makeup that requires me to have my mouth agape. (Those silly faces actually do help. See our gallery of tips, How to Apply Makeup Well.) Eyeliner (especially liquid) can be the trickiest […]