Health & Beauty Articles

Dealing with Damage Done to Your Hair by…Water?
Dealing with Damage Done to Your Hair by…Water?
Since most of us encounter water with less-than-ideal components in it on a fairly regular basis, it is a great idea to have on hand a good clarifying shampoo with some EDTA, citric acid, or other acids and a deep conditioner.
Just Peachy!
Just Peachy!
Blue-eyed beauties should consider orange eye shadow in all hues from the most vibrant to palest peach. The daring could try the new NARS eye shadow duo Bohemian Gold (metallic taupe and iridescent copper), Hard Candy’s Lollipop shadow or MAC’s Mangomix Shadestick.
Curls for a Cure — A Year-Round Crusade for Breast Cancer Research
Curls for a Cure — A Year-Round Crusade for Breast Cancer Research
Instead of collecting money through pink products, as many companies do, Ouidad decided to transform Curls for a Cure into an ongoing campaign, where all the money goes to research.
Inside New York’s Fashion Week: A Backstage Pass
Inside New York’s Fashion Week: A Backstage Pass
“It’s not so set, it’s a lot more fun and a little more free,” explains Giovanni Giuntoli, a Redken stylist, also working his magic on the models’ manes. “It’s a lot more about naturally curly hair and just the volume of it and the playfulness of it. That’s what Betsey’s shows are about. She wants to make sure everyone has fun.”
Hello Old Friend!
Hello Old Friend!
After my success with my old standby product, I asked some friends and relatives which products they’ve used for years and wouldn’t part with.
Rouquinne's Makeup Missive: Glossing it Over
Rouquinne's Makeup Missive: Glossing it Over
One of the best things about lip gloss is the cost factor
Chlorine: The Invisible Danger Lurking in your Pool
Chlorine: The Invisible Danger Lurking in your Pool
How to guard against curly hair chlorine damage
Cocktailing Products: Mixing up the Holy Grail
Cocktailing Products: Mixing up the Holy Grail
Any curly girl or stylist will tell you they have become makeshift chemists, creating their own mixtures of products in their search for the perfect solution for curls and kinks.
Ditching the Itch: Lice, Dandruff and Other Scalp Conditions
Ditching the Itch: Lice, Dandruff and Other Scalp Conditions
Head lice is one of the most common - and most dreaded - issues for young children and their parents.
Kids Curly Hair Q&A: Help For Swimmers
Kids Curly Hair Q&A: Help For Swimmers
I always recommended bringing a photo from a magazine that shows the type of hairstyle you would like her to have. That way, the stylist knows what you are looking for.
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Hair Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Anytime you can still maintain a deep wave pattern when wet, it is considered a texturizer -- a technique, which softens and elongates the natural wave for more manageability.