From the daily archives: "Tuesday, October 20, 2015"

cold shower

In this weather cold showers are not ideal, but they can benefit your hair way more than a hot shower. So if you want more shine, less frizz and an overall healthier look to your hair, don’t need to go overboard with product, go for a cold shower instead. Simply switch the temperature of the water you’re showering with. To learn about more hair beauty benefits of turning down the dial in your shower, click through to the notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

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chain link braids

This open weave pattern offers a dramatically different feel and texture from more common braids like the fishtail and French braid. Because it relies on the use of negative space, it’s best for surface designs and is a great choice for fine and thin hair. The technique is surprisingly easy. Click the notes for step-by-step instructions.

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umber

Warm and earthy, natural umber is on one the oldest pigments used by man. It was a favorite hue of classic chiaroscuro painters Caravaggio and Rembrandt. The shade is soft, rich and layered. It contains a mix of gold, red and charcoal hues that makes an unusual yet understated brown. Click the notes for the professional formulation. –– Laura Martin

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content

I recently stumbled across an article that talked about cutting your hair according to the moon. Sounds crazy right? Absolutely, and that is why I had to read it. I take this kind of thing with a grain of salt but that doesn’t mean I don’t have an insatiable appetite to read more. While it does seem silly to tailor your hair care around what the moon is doing, the article does make a couple cool points. Click the notes for more. –– Kelly Rowe

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