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My Favorite Products For Sleek, Shiny Hair

It’s been a couple of years since I told you about the products I was using to tame my unruly hair. While those products are still great backups they’ve been replaced with something even better. About a year and a half ago I started using the Oribe haircare line and let me just say I love it! It makes my hair silky soft and so shiny, no easy task, since my hair leans towards bushy, frizzy and curly. I’ve toyed with the idea of getting it straightened but in the end I simply don’t want to expose myself to...

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A Classic Returns

The hair accessory made famous by the likes of Brigitte Bardot and Catherine Deneuve, is back and bigger than ever. The headband – this season the wider the better – is fabulously versatile. Take it from someone who has wildly unruly hair – throwing on a headband can literally save the day. When I’m running late and don’t have the extra hour in the morning to straighten my hair, I throw on a headband and voilá, I’ve created a sleek and polished look. For a sleeker, sportier look I slick my hair straight back into a low ponytail and...

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How I Tamed My Unruly Hair

Thanks to my sister, I’ve been getting lots of compliments on my hair lately. She’s my resident researcher when it comes to mining the marketplace for the best non-toxic, natural and organic products out there and I do believe she struck gold when she discovered the shampoo and conditioner I’m now devoted to. The products I’ve been using for about a month now are made by Acure Organics, a company with a commendable mission statement: Acure Organics is a family owned and operated company founded on sustainable principles to provide the highest quality fair trade, natural and certified organic...

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Best Hair: Get The Look

Loved Olivia Wilde’s understated elegance at last night’s Oscars. The Valentino-clad actress who is seven months pregnant looked absolutely gorgeous from head to toe. I especially liked her elegant, upswept hairstyle. It was reminiscent of Brigitte Bardot and really capped off the sleek lines of her high-neck, black and white gown. Today, Styling and Grooming Expert, Jenny Bingham shares the following how-to tips on recreating Olivia’s elegant up-do: Start by blow drying hair with a round brush to create body, volume and slight wave to the ends. Separate into two sections.  Take the crown and front section and pin...

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Anne sells beautiful shoes—think Louboutins and Jimmy Choos—but it’s the gorgeous skin of this ageless beauty that I am taken by every time I see her. Some women half her age don’t have as wrinkle-free skin as she does, so when I ran into her recently I just had to ask, What’s your beauty secret?  “Coconut oil,” she said.  “It’s the only product I use.”  Coconut oil has long been touted for its health benefits, both as an antioxidant and an antimicrobial, but many people, like Anne, are using this tropical oil as the newest weapon in their beauty...

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