Alicia Keys Inspired Hairdo

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys . . . Leona Lewis . . . are you looking for there A-list hair style? I know I am! Celebrity stylist Johnny Lavoy details how you too can get the Keys/Lewis look. Equip yourself with your fav Hot Tools curling irons and simple extensions to get this fab look.

Ketchup Good for Green Hair?

Ketchup for Hair

Ketchup for Hair

Kim Vo, celebrity stylist to the likes of Brittany Spears and many more, has just disclosed the very rich and tasty secret to getting the pesky green hue out of blond hair that plagues blondies during the summer chlorine filled months. The answer Ketchup! Put a squirt of Ketchup on your hair and comb through. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse out with warm water. Bam no more green hair. Enjoy!

Other Remedies for Green Chlorine Hair
– Try mixing lemon juice or vinegar and rinse the hair after swimming
– Before swimming rinse your hair with warm water, squeeze all excess hair and then apply a deep conditioner.  Swim to your heart’s content.

Weekend Beauty Reads

The Makeup Divasreviews Mac Solar Bits in Black Ore and Scatterrays.

The Daily Cookie is celebrating her first reader newsletter with a GIVEAWAY! Sign up and enter for your chance to win a Kat Von D True Romance Beethoven palette for you and a friend.

A Touch of Blusher tells you where to indulge in beauty retail therapy in London.

Beauty Anonymous reviews Dior Bronze Matte Sunshine SPF 20 Bronzing Powder.

Elke shares how you can get creative with your makeup. Have the makeup? Now what? Read for her fun solution.

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic gets the low down from Makeup Artist Molly Stern on her favorite brushes and makeup items!

The Muse rocks out with the new Bare Minerals Rocker Eye Kit and shares product photos, a review, and FOTD using this great new kit from BE!

Beauty Banter asks the makeup pros all you’ll ever need to know about STAINS – how to apply, when to wear, and which ones are the best in this month’s A Girl’s Guide to Stains!!!

The Beauty of Life is giving away products from Bliss and Farfalla, worth over $80!

Beauty Junkie in SF finally has clear, beautiful, break-out free skin with the help of Jan Marini Skin Research.

What beauty product put Beauty411’s glow on? Check out her review of Kate Somerville Deep Tissue Repair!

What kind of eyeliners should you invest in? Cybelesays recommendsfour you don’t want to be without right now.

Beauty Blogging Junkie has identified her holy grail concealer. Find out what it is here.

Can’t find the perfect mascara? Makeup Moxie thinks the new Lash Stash from Sephora might be your ticket to true love.

Karen from Makeup and Beauty Blog sits down with Sarah Jessica Parker and gets the skinny on SJP’s newest scent, Covet Pure Bloom.

Listen up, curly girls…for this week’s giveaway, Spoiled Pretty is partnering with world famous hairstylist, Ouidad – “The Renowned Queen of Curl.” Click here to enter!

Want their favorite combination for gorgeous hair? The girls from Beauty in Real Life deliver the scoop.

StyleBell discovers a long time secret of the stars, Klorane Dry Shampoo!

Eyebrows 101

Are you looking for a fantastic tutorial on how to tweeze your eyebrows. Fatima Olive gives us an incredible look into the world of eyebrow tweezing. Being an avid eyebrow tweezer myself I had to share Fatima’s 5 steps to beautiful brows. One word of advice don’t over tweeze! Enjoy!

Dry Hair? Your Answer to Lustrous Hair

Oil, Answer to Dry Hair

Oil, Answer to Dry Hair

Are you plagued by dry hair during the summer months. This is a homegrown remedy that has been passed down in my family for generations. It is simple, proven, and effective way of keeping your hair and scalp healthy and beautiful.

1) Warm up a ¼ cup of olive, almond, jojoba, or coconut oil; whatever you have around the house. I would not use vegetable or canola oil.

2) Take a cotton ball and dab in the warm oil.

3) Part your hair in the middle and start dabbing the warm oil into your scalp

4) Change the part one inch over to the right and continue. Do this for your entire scalp

5) Once completed give your scalp an intense massage

6) Then place left over oil in your hair. Keep on your hair for a min 30 min and max as long as you can handle it.

7) Rinse with your favorite shampoo and conditioner,

I assure you the results are amazing. Continue doing this every month. Your hair and scalp with thank you for it!

PHYTO Universe, A Spa for Your Hair!

Phyto Universe

Phyto Universe

A brand new spa in NYC, just what everyone wants?!  Yes I am saying that sarcastically.  We really do not need another spa but what about a spa for your hair.  Now that is definitely newsworthy! 

PHYTO Universe is the latest innovation from Patrick Alès, the creator of the renowned botanical hair care brands, PHYTO and PhytoSpecific.  Situated in the heart of midtown Manhattan on the third floor of 715 Lexington Avenue at 58th Street, the center designed in conjunction with French architect, Anne Gernez, is the artistic dream of Patrick Alès.  His life-long mission: To treat the hair, scalp and skin with the utmost care and respect.  His vision? Create a destination where consumers and stylists alike can immerse themselves in the “universe” that is PHYTO: Plants.

Phyto Universe provides a complimentary Diagnostic and Expertise center which features two diagnostic stations where PHYTO experts analyze the hair and scalp with a “hair scope.” The scope magnifies the hair and scalp 200 times in order to properly diagnose its health and for the experts to prescribe targeted solutions.  They help solve any hair problem including hair loss, dandruff, dry scalp, hair breakage, and the list goes on.  You can also go even if you do not have any hair issues just to allow your hair and scalp to be completely pampered.   Sign me up.  I have made my appointment and will report back what I find.  Review to come soon!

 

Help for Curly Hair!

Is your hair a giant puff ball when you wake up in the morning? Are you just fed up with handling your curly locks. Ford Model Erin with the help of Aveda gives you tips on how to handle your curly locks.

Portia De Rossi Emmy Hairstyle

Poria de Rossi emy hair styles

Portia de Rossi Emmy hair styles

We all love Portia De Rossi with her incredibly beautiful blond locks with darker shade low lights which accentuate the movements of her natural wave. Portia has been attending the Emmy’s each year with GF Ellen DeGeneres. Which do you like best – Left 2007 Daytime Emmy’s or Right 2008 Daytime Emmy’s?  I personally love her look this year. Green is definitely the new black! Comment and let us know your thoughts.