From the daily archives: "Friday, May 22, 2015"

braid

Whether your Holiday weekend plans involve dancing at the Electric Daisy Carnival, loafing by the barbecue, or getting out of town the increasingly warm weather will make you want to get your hair out of your face and off of your neck. A natural take on the headband, the halo braid is elegant and chic, and great for when you don’t have the will to blowdry and style. Learn how to create a quick and easy halo-inspired ‘do in the notes.

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Summer –– it’s like a butterfly emerging from a gloomy cocoon. Which is why this editorial staring Anna Jagodzinska, wrapped in cables and nets, with silver hair and a writhing body is perfect for the weekend that marks the unofficial start of summer. It’s inspired by the coming out of a butterfly. Whatever the genesis, this collection features remarkable wisps of silver hair, artful photography, and the timeless contrast of black versus white. See all the images below.

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hairdressing terms

You woke up excited. Today you’re going to get your hair cut! A fabulous new look. The feeling of rejuvenation. Wonderful! You put on a frock and you stroll into the salon. Beautiful people swarm all round you. They take your coat and they get you a coffee and they escort you to your seat. Your hairdresser swashbuckles to your side. The spine is tingling now. And then. . . . “Hmmm, well, we could put some graduation in, but only if you want it tapered to the nape. This one length line isn’t working for you and if I take the weight out I can give you more swing. Otherwise, we can texturize the top and layer the sides.” The excitement dissipates and, suddenly, you’re afraid. Of what might happen. Of what’s getting cut off. Of what on earth they are talking about! Click the notes to find out what fancy hairdresser terminology really means.

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