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 […]
The No-Suds Deeply Gratifying Hair Alternative: Hair Rules Daily Cleansing Cream
Embrace your curls with hair rules haircare products. There’s something so satisfying about lathering up your hair into a big soapy coif of bubbles and sweet-smelling suds. Best way to get out of your own head for a few savory minutes if you ask me. But when those soapy suds go swimming down the shower […]
Bumble and Bumble Hair Powder: Go Big or Go Home!
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 […]
Amazon Prime Day 2020 Beauty Buys!
Time to stock up and shop Amazon Prime Day Beauty Buys. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see our full disclosure policy for details. Woohoo, Amazon Prime Day is finally back and we’re flexing our fingers in preparation. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 13 at 12 a.m. ET for kick off. Prime day goes […]
Power Up with Vitabrid Shampoo Shots
Power up your haircare routine with Vitabrid shampoo shots. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see our full disclosure policy for details. Little known fact about me: I ordered and stocked health and beauty aids for a grocery store when I was in college. It was a decent gig for a beauty addict in the […]
Hair How-to: The Perfectly Messy 5-Strand Braid
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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
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
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 […]