From the daily archives: "Thursday, May 30, 2013"

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Remember the 1990s? Victoria Beckham was a Spice Girl, Donna Martin “graduates,” and Zach and Kelly were together. The latter of the Saved by the Bell duo introduced us to the hair flip –– a sexy, voluminous hairstyle that made Kelly the most sought-after girl at Bayside High.  And now, the tossed to the side style has made a return on the red carpet and the runway –– see Lanvin, DVF, and Giles Spring. Adding extra volume at the crown and leaving the rest down is simple, sexy, and assures a great hair day. This is an easy yet smart way to add some sex appeal to any outfit. Click through to style notes to learn our favorite ways to wear this flirtatious trend.

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“Face-framing” is often associated with long layered styles, but these whimsical bobs provide feature-enhancing femininity that rivals any layered shape. Disconnected strands around the face give airy swing to the classic shape, and soften the crisp lines of the cut. The diffused edge adapts this trending look, making it suitable for bold features and strong jaw lines. These bobs combine 1920s glamour with contemporary softness for an irresistible take on the classic shape. Read the style notes for steps on creating the look. –– Laura Martin  

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Vowing to soften hair, add body and texture, and fulfill beauty dreams the newest it-product –– oil –– is penetrating hair strands and the beauty industry. Though beauty mavens have long used oils, over night our favorites –– sunflower seed oil, Jojoba seed oil, and sweet almond oil –– have become liquid gold for everyone’s locks. The best hair oils contain a blend of ingredients and are multi-tasking wonder aids that do the job of multiple products. For tips on how to use oils for maximum benefits, click through to style notes.

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You might think of your hair as pretty, fun, interesting…but what about sexy? When was the last time you thought of your mane as alluring? Wouldn’t it be great to have the kind of hair that men wanted to run their finger’s through, that women would gaze at with envy, that made you feel desirable? The styles shown here are guaranteed to provide instant confidence and get you noticed. Read on for tips on achieving alluring, touchable hair. — Laura Martin

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