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Going Undercover in Search of a Safe Hair-Straightening Solution

When I told friends I was taking a hidden camera to investigate the safety of keratin hair straightening treatments they asked, “How can you realistically go undercover about that?” What they,…

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How to Dry Hair Faster to Protect It From Damage

Taking the time to blow-dry your hair is a huge time suck. To add insult to injury, every time you take a hot tool to your strands—whether a dryer, curling iron,…

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3 Tips for Getting Your Most Flattering Highlights

Who doesn’t want hair color that looks effortlessly natural? Let these expert tips guide you toward highlights that brighten and flatter while remaining totally realistic.

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5 Tips for Healthy, Shiny Summer Hair

Summer is a great time to shine. Picture walking on the beach or around the pool with brightly painted toes, radiant skin (thanks to a sunless tanner) and a wide…

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Hair in the Drain: Should You Be Concerned?

So, you’re finding clumps of hair clogging up the drain at the end of your showers? This is totally normal and you probably have no need to worry. As hair cycles…

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5 Things You Should Know About Safety At the Hair Salon

Here’s a first: I’m writing this blog from beneath one of those huge 1950s-looking hair dryers at a salon as my highlights cure. Wow, that’s two confessions in one! There’s…

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Are Ponytails Bad for Hair Health?

Ponytails are convenient and stylish, but in general, women should treat their hair gently. You shouldn’t feel like you’re giving yourself a mini-facelift every time you pull your hair back….

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The Best Bangs For Your Face Shape

If you’re looking for a beauty change in 2014 but aren’t ready to commit to a full hair overhaul, bangs are a good way to tiptoe into something new. Indeed,…

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Can Your Hair Get Used to Shampoo?

It’s definitely a bummer: You find a shampoo that totally works for your hair, and then one day, it doesn’t. Instead of bouncy, your locks are limp. Instead of sheen,…

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5 Tips to Keep Long Hair Healthy

Hair grows from its roots at an average rate of one centimeter per month. That means that if your hair is past your shoulders, which makes it at least 16…

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