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Short Hair Tips

For the perfect wash-and-go style, you just can’t beat the appeal of short hair.

But there's more to short hair than just quick styling times. Short hair is also very versatile and can give you a huge range of...

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Choosing the Right Hairstyle for your Features

Sometimes though, we might have some features we'd rather flatter than flaunt and this guide will let you know how to choose the right hairstyle to enhance, disguise and make the most of your features.

Low/Medium Hairline

If you...

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Beautiful Bun Hairstyle Tips

While it might seem simple enough, you are after all only pulling your locks on top of your head; a bun does require a few tips and tricks in order for you to create a successful look. Keep reading to...

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Top Knot Hairstyle Ideas

Buns can be worn loose and low, or piled high on the top of the head-also known as a top knot. But don't be fooled-there is more than one way to create a top knot...

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Big Hair Tips: Backcombing and Volume


Backcombing uses teasing to add height directly into your hair strands where you need it to create big hair looks that pack plenty of punch.

To backcomb your hair use these easy steps:

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Hair Part Ideas

Giving your hair a makeover doesn't mean that you have to chop off your locks or get a new hair color. Often, the simplest changes can make just as big an impact, and you can't get simpler...

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Short Hairstyles for Straight Hair

Spring is almost here and many ladies out there are ready to go for a brand new short 'do as the warmer weather approaches. Short hair can flatter any...

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Hairstyles to Hide a Bad Hair Day

Regardless of whether your bad hair day is caused by greasy locks, frizz, uncooperative strands or lack of styling time, these easy hairstyle...

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Hairstyle tips for Busy People

When you're in a rush, often your hairstyling falls to the wayside. It is still possible to get a great look with little time on the clock, however. Just give these easy tips a try!

Skimp on the Styling

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Asymmetrical Haircuts

Asymmetrical haircuts are the kinds of haircuts that, from the front (if you're looking at someone's face) aren't even— or symmetrical. You may have seen someone with an asymmetrical haircut. Perhaps it was just the bangs that, rather than cut...

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Evening Hairstyle Ideas: Side Swept Locks

A great evening look doesn't have to involve complicated styling, expensive products or professional tools. Sometimes a simple hairstyle suits any evening occasion and works with any hair texture is better than an uber...

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Fine Hair Styling Tips and Advice

Anyone with fine hair knows how easily it can be plagued by frizz, flat limp locks and the inability to hold a curl, and how easy it is for these factors to cause you to give up even trying...

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Beautiful Curly Hairstyles For A Night Out

Curls can be used to create a great variety of styles so there's no better hair texture to use when getting glammed up for an evening engagement. To find a beautiful look for your next night out, take a look...

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Heat Styling Hints for a Great Hairstyle, Every Time!

We’ve all had those moments where we’ve found the perfect hairstyle for a big event, a "new me" look or a hairstyle trend we’ve just got to copy,...

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Ponytail Ideas for Any Hair Texture and Occasion

While the humble ponytail is certainly an easy hairstyle to try when you're short on time, there's much more to this stunningly simple updo. Just adding a few different techniques when styling, or wearing your ponytail high, low, or...

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Spice Up Your Short Hair

Although you will always have your one look to fall back on, sometimes it feels like your styling options are limited when you have short hair. You may feel like you can't change up your style...

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Evening Hairstyle Ideas: Curls and Waves

Perfect for a party or dinner date, these curly and wavy hairstyle ideas will have you looking your best on a night out!

Side Styled Waves

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The Best Length for Thick Hair

While thick hair can certainly come in handy when styling your hair, it also has its share of frustrations. But rather than forcing your hair to be something it’s not, why...

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Holiday Hair

Fun in the Sun You should have your color done at least two weeks before going away so that the color will not instantly fade as soon as you hit the sun and surf. Apply a deep leave in...

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Curtain Bangs

Curtain bangs, Bardot bangs, a center-parted fringe--whatever you choose to call them, there's no doubt that they are one of the hottest looks around. A little bit of French Riveria glamour mixed with a little bit of rock star, these...

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AnnaLynne McCord's Easy Evening Hairstyle and Makeup

AnnaLynne McCord is praying for something in this photo, but it sure isn't great hair or makeup - she’s already got that going on! AnnaLynne has gone through quite the style transformation over the years, moving from crazy, curly blonde...

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Demi Lovato's Jewel Tone Hairstyle and Makeup To Match

If there's anytime to break out the deep, dark and delicious hair colors, it’s winter! Demi Lovato must be feeling the opulence of the festive season as her new colour is perfect for Christmas and New Year’s party-hopping. Not many...

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Valentine's Day Hairstyle and Makeup Ideas

This Valentine's Day, whether you're single or attached, embrace your inner Venus and pamper yourself with a special day of beauty. Try to book a massage or treat yourself to a shopping trip in the daytime, then hang out with...

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The Alternative Haircut

If you feel like a little excitement, try an alternative haircut. Forget and trendy hairstyles and ask your hairstylist for something a little edgy and alternative instead (for examples of "cool hairstyles" see our article "

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Great Hair is Easy!

Your own hair and individual features (such as your face shape) play a vital role when it comes to the kind of hairstyle we all dream of- something that...

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Salon Hair Everyday

The celebrities in the following images surely had professional stylists working on their hair minutes before the photos were taken. They look great, no doubt. Probably the only time your hair looks this good is when you just step out...

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Easy Great Hair: Just Look in the Mirror

My hairstyles were awful until I understood face shape geometry. I remember years ago having the same old conversation to absolutely no avail. I said to my hairstylist: “I hate looking like I've got...

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My Banging New Look (and How I'm Maintaining it)

Just before my last hair appointment, I felt like doing something a bit different with my hair, but I was happy with my hair color and length, so I decided...

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Cool Hairstyles Depend on Who's Wearing Them

Getting a cool hairstyle is easy... and hard too. I'll tell you why. There's no such thing as cool hairstyles really. Everything's cool if you make it that way. So it's easy for a hairstyle- or anything for that matter-...

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Know Your Hair Texture and Elasticity: Free Consultation

I'm a writer at the and I've noticed we regularly receive "help emails" like this:

The biggest problem I have when trying to decide on a new haircut is working out if it's right for my hair. My question...

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Worst Hair 2008: Oscars, Grammys and Celebrity Hairstyles

This time of year is award ceremonies season, and as part of our coverage of the best Oscars hair and Grammys hair at the up and coming Oscars 2009 and Grammy Awards, we also think it's fair to...

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How to Wear Your Curly Hair When You're Growing it Out

Here at, there is help at hand, and we can show you what hairstyles you can wear when growing out your fabulous cut!

This month we have chosen to look at curly, medium to coarse texture hair types.


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How to Wear Your Straight Hair When You're Growing it Out

Here at, there is help at hand, and we can show you what hairstyles you can wear when growing out your fabulous cut!

This month we have chosen to look at straight, fine to medium texture hair types to...

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How to Wear Your Wavy Hair When You're Growing it Out

Here at, there is help at hand, and we can show you what hairstyles you can wear when growing out your fabulous cut!

This month we have chosen to look at wavy, fine to medium texture hair types to...

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Viewer Trend Report: August 2014

The summer months are winding down now and it’s time to start looking at back-to- school/work/colder weather hairstyles. But before we do that, let’s check out what the hottest hairstyles in August were, according to you, the viewer! So far...

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Up-do Hairstyle Ideas

It's prime time for weddings, elegant evening events and other fancy activities, so it’s high time we created another edition of up-do hairstyle ideas. Although the main trend on the red carpet lately has been to wear the hair down,...

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Great Short Black Hairstyles

For many of us, the urge to chop our hair off is just too much to ignore! Whether you have a chic bob or ultra long locks right...

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The top Hairstyles for September 2014

It's hard to believe that we are heading into the last few months of the year and are now well into the crisper fall weather. As always, our viewers have been busy checking out the latest hairstyles and the...

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Hairstyles for Wavy Hair

Wavy hair has been all the rage for a while now, and is set to continue to be one of the trendiest looks for the rest of this year. This month there were some fabulous wavy hairstyles on the red...

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Smooth and Sleek Hairstyles

Smooth and sleek hairstyles have always been popular, now so more than ever. Back in the 90s Friends celebrity Jennifer Aniston gave the smooth, sleek look mass appeal, and its popularity has continued to grow today...

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Straight vs. Curly Hairstyles: Golnesa Gharachedaghi

It’s always amazing just how much changing up the length and/or texture of your hair can affect your look. In particular, going from straight to curly or vice-versa is always a game changer when it comes to your personal style....

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The top Hairstyles for October 2014

It’s that time of the month again! Time to find out which hairstyles were the most viewed on As you know, we have thousands of hairstyles on our site, so to make it into the top five takes a...

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Trendy Hairstyles

As long as you feel like your hairstyle's trendy then nothing else matters. Your clothes, your shoes, your accessories become unimportant because you have the confidence of a trendy hairstyle. A trendy hairstyle is something that's in fashion but not...

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Hair Makeover: Hairstyle Consultation for Members

Hair Makeover: Hairstyle Consultation for Members


Name: Penny
Face Shape: oval
Complexion: peach cream
Eye Color: brown
Hair Texture: medium
Hair Density: medium
Hair Elasticity:...

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Blow-Drying Hair Tips: How to Get a Style That Lasts

We all have those days when getting out the blow-dryer so our hair looks half-way decent is the last thing on a very long to do list, especially if you’ve fallen into the habit of blow-drying your hair every day....

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How to Style Your "Dreads" (Dreadlocks) for Your Work

Hairstyles and Careers? Lenny Kravitz

Roger wearing Lenny

It's true: how you dress for work- especially your hair- plays a big part in your success. There...

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Emo Hair Styles

The whole point of a fashion like emo is to be different, so it's kind of pointless saying "this is what emo is" because by the time you decide on a definition, it's probably changed already. So instead of trying...

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Award Winning Hairstyles

The best place to find these kinds of hairstyles are music and film awards ceremonies on TV. The American Music Awards just happened, so I thought I'd show you some celebrity hairstyles from there, as well as a...

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Hairstyles for Your First Date

The first date is probably the most important date for many women, so it's absolutely essential that your hair is perfect. You want to make an impression, but you don't want to look like you're trying too hard; you want...

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Going Short

While there are always factors to consider when changing your 'do, the decision to go short, especially if you've always had long hair, should not been taken lightly nor should it be a daunting experience. So, to help you make...