I've gotten some requests for a hair version of the post I wrote about last week regarding natural-looking makeup. Embrace your natural texture, girl. Thick, thin, curly, wavy, kinky, pin straight -- honey, we all need some love.
As college students on a budget, we sometimes have to sacrifice our favorite beauty regimens in favor of our weekly trips to Dollar Beer night (or maybe we are actually being responsible and shelling out a few hundred dollars on a semester's worth of textbooks). But just because we want to save some money doesn't mean we have to look like dingy hags with 12 cats and a knitting room.
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If you’ve read any of my DIY columns, then you probably know I’m completely in love with hair flair! I love a good headband, head-wrap, and now I’m really into adding some bling to spice up a normal hair day. And although I love a bold hair flair statement, I also like elegant and simple hair accessories, too, like sequined and rhinestone bobby pins.
It’s now almost three weeks since Christmas (and only 353 ’til Christmas Day 2010… not that I’m counting!) and, like many of you, I have a slew of gift cards for different retailers, many of them to Sephora. This year, instead of spending my gift cards on lots of little things, I’m planning a few splurges on beauty products that are really worth my cash.
I used to think I was so cool with my crunchy, scrunched waves back in middle school. And then I realized I was wrong. There's nothing cute about crunchy hair. But unless you really know what you're doing, it's hard to achieve pretty, natural looking waves, especially with a ton of mousse and scrunching.
Last week we found out about a pill made of alcohol. Our excitement over the potential to skip the calories and the burning sensation in the back of our throats were almost too much to bear. We thought, “This is the best thing to ever happen to us college girls.” Which was true.
What do Mischa Barton, Mary Kate Olsen and Nicole Richie all have in common? They're all embracing their inner hippie by sporting the forehead headband. Now, we have to admit, we weren't on board with this trend at first. Seriously, why not just push the headband back off your forehead? But after much consideration, and a few times actually sporting the trend ourselves, we're convinced ...