Happy Hues: eSalon Custom Hair Coloring Kit Review

eSalon Custom Coloring Kit

Our review of this custom hair color kit you can use at home. Three months ago I decided to lighten my very dark brown hair to my natural dark brown shade and, to save a few bucks, bought boxed color from the drugstore. Bad idea. I got orange roots! So I was off boxed color […]

Serious Hair Hydration: Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Mask

I’ve recently embarked on an insane fitness challenge that has me taking one 60-minute spin class every for 60 days in a row. By day 15 of the challenge, my body felt amazing but my hair felt horrible. After having to wash and blow out my already dry hair once and sometimes twice a day, […]

Bumble and Bumble Hair Powder: Go Big or Go Home!

Bumble and Bumble Hair Powder

As you will soon come to learn through my various blog posts, there are a few things that I am rather known for in my circle of friends … great shoes, my love for the color pink and BIG hair. Everything in my life has always been “go big or go home.” My slight interest […]

DIY Hair How-to: Rosette Ponytail


Rosette ponytail tutorial: Transition your summer ponytail to a feminine look for fall. While it still may be blazing hot in most parts of the country, summertime is definitely winding down (Can we get an amen?!). Transition your summer ponytail to a new fall-inspired look with this rosette ponytail hair how-to. The perfectly feminine style keeps […]

Product Review: Aveda Sun Care After-Sun Hair Masque

Spa-Girl-in-the-Field Carolyn and I have more in common than just our love of all things spa. We both have fried and frazzled hair. It’s that whole “natural blond” thing. We have high-maintenance hair. What can we say? So we decided to give the new Aveda Sun Care line a shot. Here’s her take on the […]

Now Hair This! A Tassi is a Must!


I’ll keep this simple. You need a Tassi. If you have medium to long hair and you wash you face every night before you hit the sack – as every good Spa Girl should – then you should have a Tassi parked next to your toothbrush. Made of soft terry cloth with elastic on each […]

All that Glitters

gold beauty finds

Shimmer and shine with these gold beauty finds! They say it came from outer space. Apparently a colossal meteor shower some four billion years ago deposited the precious stash of gold we now have on earth today. Whether it came from space or not, what we know for sure is that gold calls to some deeply innate […]

Take a Holiday Beauty Break

holiday beauty

Give yourself a holiday beauty break with these seasonal gems. Need a time out from the high octane action of the holiday season? Rev up your engine with these three incredibly nourishing and revitalizing winter botanicals. Pomegranate wakes up fatigued skin. Pumpkin perks up your complexion. And peppermint gives your spirits a jingle. Here are six […]

Total Reboot: New Year Beauty Duty

beauty finds 2016

Out with the old, in with the pretty. Make room for the season’s best and brightest beauty loot by tossing those things that didn’t work, didn’t flatter your complexion or are just plain suspect. Here’s what to pitch and what to poach. Unidentified mascaras The simple rule of mascara is that when in doubt, toss […]

5 Tricks for Removing Halloween Makeup

Take the fright out of Halloween makeup removal with these five tricks! Body paint, sticky hairspray, glue-on eyelashes and glitter are staples of Halloween getups. But what goes on, must come off and that can be the scary part. Read on for tricks on how to take the fright out of removing Halloween makeup. 1. […]