Monthly Archives: December 2009

Fabulous Natural Frizz Fighters

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A few days ago, I was at an event with a few beauty editor friends of mine, and I commented that my hair was naturally very curly and frizzy. No one believed me…and that made me ridiculously happy. For as long as I remember, I hate frizz. I hate my curls. And I do all…

Santa Claus in Dreadlocks: Rachel Isadora’s Textured Children’s Books

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Princesses with braids, princes with shaved heads donning Kufi hats, and Santa Claus in dreadlocks: this is the textured world of Rachel Isadora’s children’s books. During a decade of living in Africa, Rachel Isadora was inspired to create fairytales retold in African settings. She has received the famed Caldecott Honor for her stunning illustrations that…

Is Your Flat Iron Too Hot?

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Most of you flat irons owners turn on your iron and pump it up to the highest temperature.  This could result in major damage to your hair.  I just got the 411 on a fantastic tip to assure your locks stay healthy under the heat.  How you ask? Turn on your iron to your desired temperature. …

Tea Tree Oil the Itchy Away

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Seasonal changes make me itch. Especially the change from Autumn to winter. As the crisp air chills outside, and the heated air dries out inside, my skin dries, too. I get itchy eczema patches on my arms and legs. My scalp tightens and begins to itch. My hair gets extra dry. I used to run…

Hot Hat Hair: Stop the Hate!

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Seasonal hats are very much a mixed bag for many of us. They keep us warm and cozy but when the wool comes off, make us look … anything but. The key to success with hats is to work with the style rather than against it. Hats can be super hot, and if we wear…

StyleBell Deal Day! CHI Organics only $12 & $14

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StyleBell Deal Day!  StyleBell is having an incredible Deal Day on the new CHI Organics!  CHI Organics brings the ancient philosophies of using olive oil to the forefront for an organic, rejuvenating beauty regimen. Olive oil restores moisture to dry, parched hair while providing conditioning and protection from the heat it encounters from daily styling.…

Formal Hair: The Messy Chignon

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My work involves a large amount of formal events, travel, and cocktail parties – sometimes a combination of all of the above. It’s hard to look pretty and poised when you’ve likely been on an 18-hour flight just an hour before, or are coming off a day of six appointments. Essentially, the easier the hairstyle…

Holiday One Day Sale & Free Shipping Over $25

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StyleBell is having an incredible Holiday One Day Sale!  StyleBell has slashed your favorite products up to 75% on select FHI, Metropolis, Hot Tools, Paul Brown, CHI and Babyliss products!  Remember this is a One Day Sale!  Plus get FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $25! CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE HOLIDAY ONE DAY SALE!

Can Vitamins Help Hair Growth?

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For the last few months I have been doing research on Vitamin D and recently even purchased a bottle of the Vitamin D supplement at the local Trader Joe’s.  Dr. Oz has claimed that receiving the right amount of Vitamin D is impertative to our overall health.   Did you all know that Vitamin D also…