Tips for Growing Out Bangs

Bangs

Bangs can be a big change. They can be trendy, help change up your look and be an easy hairstyle to rock. But after a while, bangs can be a bit of a drag. You might be bored with the bangs or decide they are not quite the perfect cut for you. Then comes the moment of terror: it’s time to grow them out. Growing out bangs can be a pain and cause some hair distress, but it is possible to grow your bangs out without looking like Cousin It for half of the process.

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The Best Products to Create Beachy, Wavy Hair

Beach Waves

What would summer be without a golden tan and those effortless-looking beach waves? The thing is, creating beachy-wavy hair is not actually all that effortless most of the time. Unless you have constant access to the beach (and if you do I’m jealous), creating those salt kissed waves may seem impossible. Luckily, there are ways to create this look year round without the ocean and beach, and I’ve crafted a list of the perfect hair products to help you achieve that sexy and natural look!

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Bombshell on a Budget: The Top Hair Products Under $20

Hair (Image Credit: Mitya Ku)

Hair (Image Credit: Mitya Ku)

We all want bombshell hair but don’t want to explode our bank account in the process. Every now and then it’s worth it to splurge on something completely worthwhile- like the professional hair dryer that cuts your drying time down by half!- but for the most part we want beautiful hair at a price we can afford. Being on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t have great products, and we prove it below with our list of the top hair products for under $20! Continue reading

Celebrity Stylist Aubrey Loots (Image Credit: Mack Strockis/The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Celebrity Stylist Aubrey Loots

Celebrity Stylist Aubrey Loots (Image Credit: Mack Strockis/The Daily Quirk)

Celebrity Stylist Aubrey Loots (Image Credit: Mack Strockis/The Daily Quirk)

Celebrity Stylist Aubrey Loots is no stranger to fashion week runways. Having styled catwalk models everywhere from New York to Paris, Loots is a veteran of the fashion week hustle and bustle, and loves every minute of it. He enjoys the excitement and deadlines of styling backstage just as much as the relaxed atmosphere in his glamorous Studio DNA Salons, and the up-and-coming LA Fashion Week stands out as being a personal favorite for its indie, creative feel.

The Daily Quirk sat down with Loots backstage during LA Fashion Week at Concept Los Angeles Mack Sennett Studios, for an exclusive interview to talk what it’s like styling for runway, LA Fashion Week and how every girl can feel runway ready. Watch the exclusive interview below!

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5 Easy Ways to Revitalize Your Hair!

Hair (Image Credit: Andrea Rose Murrow)

Hair (Image Credit: Andrea Rose Murrow)

Winter is finally dwindling down to the last few flakes and spring is right around the corner. You are probably hard at work on your new beach body and trying to get rid of the excess winter weight. But your body is not the only thing that needs some revitalizing- your hair probably needs it too! Bring on spring with beautiful, healthy hair with the following 5 tips. Continue reading

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Tips for Rocking a Non-Traditional Hair Color

Pink Hair (Image Credit: Hillary Boles)

Pink Hair (Image Credit: Hillary Boles)

Outrageous hair color is no longer only for the punk kids making a statement or the artist that nobody understands. Bright, non-traditional hair colors have been pouring into the mainstream steadily over the past few years. It is still a bit risky and intriguing to try out pink or blue hair, but it is definitely more acceptable now than it has ever been. If you’re thinking about taking the color plunge, whether with streaks or all over color, we have five tips below to help your color stay brighter longer.

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The Unexpected Beauty Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

 

Apple Beauty (Image Credit: Andrey Maximov)

Apple Beauty (Image Credit: Andrey Maximov)

Apple cider vinegar—the name may mean nothing to you now— but try using it for one of its many unexpected properties, and you might just fall in love. In its organic and unfiltered state, ACV (as some call it), provides natural, beauty and health benefits, that can easily be incorporated into your daily routine. Whether you’re seeking more radiant skin, or trying to fight exhaustion this winter—it might be time to let ACV work its little magic on you! Continue reading

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Strange Beauty Tricks that Keep Celebrities Red Carpet Ready

Miranda Kerr (Image Credit: Eva Rinaldi)

Miranda Kerr (Image Credit: Eva Rinaldi)

Whenever I find myself looking at celebrities on the red carpet, I can’t help but wonder…how do they make themselves look so damn good? Of course, there are always a few that seem to take their style a little too far, but I have to say, most of the time, I’m down right impressed. Between their flawless make-up, frizz-less hairstyles, crimson white teeth and porcelain clear skin, celebrities almost always attend the red carpet looking nothing short of perfect. I decided to do a little research so I could find out some of the red carpet beauty secrets celebs must be using. Interestingly enough, some of the secrets are down right weird.

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Aubrey Loots Celebrity Stylist and Owner of Studio DNA Salons (Image Credit: Aubrey Loots)

An Interview with Celebrity Stylist & Studio DNA Salon Owner Aubrey Loots

Aubrey Loots Celebrity Stylist and Owner of Studio DNA Salons (Image Credit: Aubrey Loots)

Aubrey Loots Celebrity Stylist and Owner of Studio DNA Salons (Image Credit: Aubrey Loots)

One look at the mission statement of Studio DNA Salon and it’s obvious that celebrity stylist Aubrey Loots is all about making every client, famous or otherwise, feel like they deserve a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. I was lucky enough to catch up with Aubrey this past September to talk his personal hair philosophy, his position as head stylist at ABC’s The Taste and some great tips for achieving red carpet worthy hair. Read on for the interview and to find out which celebrity he would love to give a hair makeover…

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Reasons Headbands are the Best and Worst Thing to Happen to Your Hair

Headband (Image Credit: Caden Crawford)

Headband (Image Credit: Caden Crawford)

When I was younger I had crazy, curly hair. None of my curls were the same shape or size, they were all frizzy and I didn’t dare brush them (for fear of looking like a lion with an extra fluffy mane). When I discovered the straightening iron, I thought my hair problems were over, but I was wrong. Little wisps would stick up in every which way and stray hairs would hit me in the face or get caught in my mouth. The day I became obsessed with headbands was the same day I knew I wouldn’t have anymore pesky hair problems. Continue reading

Jennifer Aniston and Chris McMillan for Living Proof (Image Credit: http://www.livingproof.com/)

Jennifer Aniston reveals her obsessions, confessions and lessons on her path to a good hair day

Jennifer Aniston and Chris McMillan for Living Proof (Image Credit: http://www.livingproof.com/)

Jennifer Aniston and Chris McMillan for Living Proof (Image Credit: http://www.livingproof.com/)

America’s favorite “friend” Jennifer Aniston stars in a three-part series of videos on the website for Living Proof in which she dishes on her obsessions, confessions, and lessons in her quest to have a good hair day every day. The hair care company, in which Aniston is co-owner, has its roots in science. The co-founders, Dr. Bob Langer, an MIT institute professor, and Dr. Dan Anderson, an MIT associate professor, teamed up with Jon Flint, and Dr. Amir Nashat, partners in the international venture capital firm Polaris Venture Partners, to reformulate the hair care industry. In the web series, Jennifer Aniston explores the lengths to which women go in order to get the hair they most desire. The videos star Aniston herself, as well as a few regular folks who were interviewed on the street, and even feature some of the beauty industry’s top players. Read on as I break down each episode in the series: Continue reading

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What you need to know about Dry Shampoo!

Hair (Image Credit: Hillary Boles)

Hair (Image Credit: Hillary Boles)

We are all guilty of it: over washing. We wash, wash, wash our hair even when experts tell us not to. My hairdresser constantly scolds me about my over washing and I think it may be time to listen. It is typical to start your morning with a shower and it becomes habit to wash your hair. Doing this can reek havoc on your hair causing it to become dry and over processed. I mean we already use flat irons, curling irons and blow dryers to style it every which way. So now its time to get a hold of a product that lets you go a day or even five without washing it! Continue reading

Castor Oil: Nature’s Chia Seed?

Eyelash & Eyebrow Growth (Image Credit: Piotr Stryjewski)

Eyelash & Eyebrow Growth (Image Credit: Piotr Stryjewski)

The beauty world’s best kept secret for promoting growth of eyelashes and over-plucked eyebrows might just be something as simple and as common as castor oil. Many women, including myself, have fallen victim to over-plucking their brows or have skimmed through the pages of magazines only to be left seething with jealousy at the lush beautiful lashes of the women in the beauty ads. Continue reading

Add a dash of olive oil to your beauty routine!

Olive Oil (Image Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Olive Oil (Image Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Olive oil is a centuries old staple in the kitchen- but should it become a staple in your beauty routine? The same oil you use to stir-fry can actually help you look more beautiful. Olive oil can do wonders for your skin, hair and nails. According to The Olive Oil Source, olive oil is full of antioxidants that help repair skin damage and combat free radicals. It might seem a bit weird at first to add olive oil into your realm of beauty products, but once you do you will wonder why you never tried it in the first place! Continue reading