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5 Things You Need To Know About Curtain Bangs

5 Things You Need To Know About Curtain Bangs

True life: I got curtain bangs. I had been out of the bang game since 2008, when I went for full, thick, straight bangs to keep my face warm through a brutal cold Chicago winter. Last week, I was due for a trim. When my stylist asked what I wanted to do, I told her I was so bored with my hair that I was contemplating bangs. I told her of my recent habitual pinning of curtain bangs, and she…

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The Best Hair Dryer On Sale Right Now

MADEWORN ROCK Salt N Pepa Tee

I know I’ve shared it before, but I had to let you know that my favorite hair dryer, the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Hot Air Brush, is on sale right now right here, and here. When I tell you this dries and styles my hair in less than 10 minutes, I’m not just blowing hot air (hardy har).…

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The Best Hair Mask

The best hair mask

I casually mentioned to my friend the other day that my hair had seen better days. Normally when my hair is short it looks and feels healthier, but between the sun, the sand, and pool, my ends were feeling dehydrated. Since cutting my hair short, I still try to hold off on washing at least every two days, however, my lob requires a bit more styling than my long locks. Rather than air dry every other wash, I feel like…

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The DIY Root Touch Up Kit You Need Right Now

DPHue Root Touch Up Kit Review

The only thing worse than my nail roots were my grey hairs all over my scalp. For some backstory, I have had grey hair since around my 12th birthday. I started dying my hair Liv Tyler Empire Records era auburn in middle school to mask it, which went well with my Doc Martens and flannels. As an adult, I’ve come to rely on 4-6 week apart root touch-ups to keep things copacetic. At first I accepted my roots and it…

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The Best Purple Shampoo Ever

joico-blonde-life-violet-shampoo

During my drastic cut and color, I blurted out, “I need to get purple shampoo. First thing in the morning.” I was experiencing what I will call “brass anxiety.” My hair has red undertones, so whenever I go lighter I fear my strands turning tawny. My stylist could sense my fear was real. She sent me home with a little care package.…

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Donating To Locks Of Love

Locks of love donation

I just had my hair cut this past week to donate to Locks of Love. It’s sixth donation, and my largest at a whopping 14 inches. I’ve been surprised during recent conversations around it that most people think they would not be able to donate, so I wanted to dispel some common misconceptions and share some guidelines in case you’re thinking about making the cut.…

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The Best Hairstylist In Manhattan

The Best Hairstylist in Manhattan

Today is National Hairstylist Appreciation day, and I could not be more excited to share mine with you (but just not on Thursdays every 6 weeks at 4) because I truly believe she is the best hairstylist in Manhattan, and quite possibly the world. A good hairstylist is life changing, and I am humbled to say that’s exactly what happened to me when I met Randi Deverson in 2010. We could also call her The Artist Formerly Known As Chloe.…

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Amika Switch Kit Starter Set Review

Free People Walk Me Home Set

My very first hair wand was gifted to me by a friend almost a decade ago. Clipless curling irons were new to the market, and she was working for Amika, which was little known in the US. The first few times I tried it, I burned myself so many times I gave up. Soon after, it became an indispensable tool in my hair care kit.…

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The Best Hair Tool For Getting Loose Beachy Waves

amika (mod)ern curler

A few of you have asked how I get my super straight hair to get and stay in loose beachy waves. I’m currently working on a video to show you exactly how I (lazily) go through the actual process, but in the meantime, I thought I would share the most important tool I use. Any suggestions on best quick video editing tools are welcome here puh-lease.…

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