Faux Bangs!

By |2019-03-08T12:59:41-07:00July 18th, 2013|Hairstyles|

Post by Kenzi Ever made the bold decision to go under the scissors to get bangs? Maybe you ended up with a sexy shag that stepped up your look. Or maybe, like many of us have at some point, you came out on the other side with hacked off hair that took months to grow out. Or the bangs grew out too fast, were constantly hanging in your eyes, and you felt as though you were permanently walking through spiderwebs. The choice to cut or not to cut is a tricky one, and the ugly truth is that bangs can be a major hassle. Well, if you've ever wanted to try out a side fringe but weren't ready to make the commitment, I have a solution. No scissors. No cutting. No fear of a dependency on bobby pins until your bangs finally disappear into the rest of your hair. Sound too good to be true? Keep reading. All it takes to create the illusion of side bangs is a simple side-swept [...]

Music Festival Hair

By |2019-03-08T12:59:41-07:00July 15th, 2013|Hairstyles|

Post by Kenzi Now that summer is in full swing, it means the music festival season is upon us. Whether you're hitting up the indie-rock-electro powerhouse at Squamish this August, or if the laidback country vibe of the Rockin' River Music Festival is more your speed, there's one thing all festers have in common: we want great hair that can withstand whatever shenanigans the weekend has to throw at us. If you've ever been to a weekend-long music fest--or if you've ever been camping at all--you know that several days of dancing and jamming to your favourite bands sans showers can take a toll on your look. Add in the summer heat and you're doomed to end up a hot frizzy mess. So here are a few low-maintenance, fun, and summery looks that will suit your festing needs. If you want to keep your locks flowing, go for the tousled beachy look. Use a curl activator--like the products from Aveda's Be Curly line!--to bring out your hair's natural wave. The best [...]

Keep it cool this summer – braid your hair!

By |2019-03-08T12:59:41-07:00July 8th, 2013|Hairstyles|

It's finally sunny, warm and wonderful in our neck of the woods , which makes your neck pretty hot when you've got a ton of hair hanging all over it!  What's a gal to do in the summer to stay cool and look pretty?  Braid like a celebrity!  Here's a sampling of lovely plaits for those glorious hot sticky days, via People online. The always well-groomed Jennifer Aniston takes it to the sultry side with this on-trend side Dutch braid (that's a French braid inside out).  Who needs a big ol' barette?  Not us! Photo credit: Jason Merrit/Getty Images Jennifer Morrison takes the milkmaid braid in a more formal direction with this beautiful fishtail braid, leaving soft tendrils out. Photo credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic Naya Rivera looks summer-cool with three braids keeping the hair off her face. Photo credit: Greg DeGuire/WireImage These are all well and good for long haired gals, but what if your hair is more medium-short-ish?  Emma Watson shows us what can be done with a back-and-forth braid. Photos: [...]