From the monthly archives: "October 2013"

Fitness Guru Richard Simmons recently released a new pop song called Hair Do, which celebrates various hairstyles. In the video Simmons dances, dresses in drag, sings about Vidal Sassoon, and hits up muscle beach. Best yet, he tells women to go to the salon and “get something cute, get something girly.” Be warned this video is addictive. We’ve already hit repeat 12 times. And we’re off to the salon to get a new ‘do. –– Michelle Rotbart

bad haircut
Imagine you walked into the salon with the anticipation of getting a brand new A-list ‘do, but walked out disappointed. Nothing is more frustrating than seeing your hair be hacked into a botched look. And while we are tempted to hide until our hair grows back, there are solutions on how to fix and even love an unimaginable new ‘do. If you’re not happy with your current cut, read on to learn some alternatives to wearing a hat everyday for the next two months. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →
mia farrow
Mia Farrow is synonymous with scandal: A messy marriage to Frank Sinatra, an even messier situation with Woody Allen, but the hair-obsessed will always remember the pixie scandal. The cut famously given to her by Vidal Sasson on the set of her breakout role in Rosemary’s Baby is stamped in public memory.  Over four decades later, the still popular cut made headlines again. Earlier this year, Mia corrected a statement in the New York Times, declaring that she cut the pixie herself with fingernail scissors. The hair community was shocked. Yet who really knows what’s true and what’s not. One thing’s for sure, fans continue to embrace and mimic this famous cut. Want to be as iconic as Mia? Read on to get the details. –– Michelle Rotbart