Summer always seems like the right time to take a beauty risk. From feathers to bold red lips, we have an endless number of ways to play around with our looks. So, in an attempt to step outside the box, I decided to try the latest hair trend: ombré. But in Real Simple fashion, I took a more subtle approach. […]
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A beauty trend that never gets old: big voluminous hair. I’ve never met a gal–with short or long locks–who wasn’t looking for bigger, better hair. Since Alterna launched their Bamboo Volume product line this summer, I sat down with Michael Shaun Corby, their Global Creative Director, to get the best volumizing hair tips. Three Volumizing Hair Tips (and 1 must-have […]
People always talk about SPF when you’re out in the sun, but I’m always worried about my hair. How about you? The frizz and the dryness are not so cute. Not too long ago, I spoke with stylist Marcos Diaz at ION Studio NYC and asked him to share some summer tips on how-to keep your mane looking shiny and smooth during this humid season.
This week’s etiquette dilemma comes from Catherine Jarmain, who recently posed the question on Real Simple’s Facebook page:
“Should I tip my hair stylist if he is also the salon owner? I went to him for the first time last week and he gave me the best cut I have ever had. I didn’t tip him because my mother always said not to, but my husband said I should have.”
Should Catherine tip him next time?
Up until a few months ago, my hair was almost to my waist and I loved the long wavy locks. Then I got a new job and decided to chop it (more than 7 inches) for a chicer look. Since then I’ve been battling my now shoulder length hair. I was hoping all of you would give me your thoughts on a possible solution to my blasé attitude towards my hair.
Love trying new products? I have the inside scoop on a freebie that you should definitely give a try.
A simple chic bun is one of my favorite quick hair styles. Whether you have straight, thick, curly, or fine hair this is a great way to switch up your look. My only issue is getting it to stay all day! I recently found a solution, that I couldn’t keep a secret.
From Twiggy to Emma Watson (the Harry Potter starlet with an infamous curly mane), the pixie cut came, went, and made its way back. It’s quite the style statement, but from what I’ve seen it seems to look great on every woman who has tried it—Hollywood or not.
I sat down with the man behind Emma Watson’s cut to find out why this look works, who it’s good for, and how to keep it looking great.