The Best of Fall Beauty 2014

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I’m not generally a slave to the seasonal beauty trends. I adore my go-to essentials like the eternally cheerful Jouer lipstick in Kate, the richly pigmented Eminence mineral bronzer and my all-time favorite eyeliner ever—Chantecaille Lasting Eye Shade in titanium. Go ahead, just try to pry them from my overly moisturized hands. You won’t get […]

A Plethora of Plaits: 5 Braided Hair How-tos

A chic departure from your everyday look, braids are versatile and glam. Got the end-of-summer hair blues? Change is a coming but in the meantime, while you ponder your look for fall, keep hair under control with a braided creation. The fierce “Hunger Games” look has taken a softer, messier approach for the season, making […]

Faux Your Glow: 6 Skin and Hair Essentials

After a bitter winter and one too many days stuck inside because of uncooperative weather, the sun beckons us like a beacon to soak in its warming rays. But don’t go burning that pretty skin we’ve worked so hard to protect. Stock up on these essentials, slather on the sunscreen and get your glow on […]

Hair How-to: The Perfectly Messy 5-Strand Braid

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How to do a perfectly messy 5-strand braid. The Bohemian-inspired, 5-strand braid is easier to “do” than you might think. “It’s really just a simple weaving of the hair back and forth in an over under pattern,” says braid guru Melissa Cook of Latest-Hairstyles.com. Just follow her simple steps below and you’ll quickly be on your way to […]

The Art of Hair Tucking: Faux Bob How-to

Celebrity hairstylist Frank Barbosa has played with the hair of A-listers like Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Garner and Sarah Jessica Parker. Here, he shares his tips for creating the latest hair trend: Tucking (AKA, the faux bob). ”Tucking” gives the illusion of shorter hair without lopping off your locks. Why are stars stepping out […]

Firece Fashion Week Hairdos for Dirt Cheap

Accessible Fashion Week runway looks courtesy of Mia Beauty hair accessories. Sleek and sophisticated hair styles with a mix of splashy accessories and pops of color ruled the Fall/Winter 2014 New York Fashion Week runways. You don’t have to have mega bucks or a live-in hair stylist to recreate these looks on your own. Mia Beauty offers affordable hair […]

Spa and Salon Trends: Do Try this at Home!

Top spa and salon trends and how to recreate them at home. Salons and spas are fertile ground for nurturing new beauty fads. It’s when a fad gains trend status that the good stuff happens, and the beauty gods go to work crafting new products to help you create the looks at home. Here are […]

Return of the Bad-Ass Braids: Hunger Games Inspired Hair How-to’s

SalonCapri stylists demonstrates how to create three hairstyles worthy of a visit to The District. Do you have the hunger? On November 22, the world will once again join the girl on fire as she battles for her life in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. In true Spa Girl fashion, we are gearing up for the big […]

Peter Thomas Roth Hair To Die For: Really? Yes, Really!

Peter Thomas Roth Hair to Die For

With a name like Hair To Die For, I had pretty high expectations for Peter Thomas Roth’s hair treatment. I mean, could a simple serum really give me the hair I’ve been lusting after? Lucky for me, this product actually exceeded my expectations and was easy to use. Even though my counters are overloaded with […]

3 Fast and Fresh Summer Looks: Video How-to

Quick Summer Hair and Makeup Looks

Go from blah to summer bombshell with these three super simple summer hair and makeup looks. A shout-out to the hair stylists at Drybar for teaching us how to create these chic and classy hair DOs! 1. A Day at the Beach: Soft Waves + Bronzer No time for a day at the beach? Fake […]