- L’oreal Paris | Author Blog Posts | Mon, Mar 4, 2013 12:42 PM EST | Comments
Shampoo, rinse, repeat -- and fade. It never fails; your glorious, color-treated hair goes from shiny to dull after a few weeks. If you're not careful, you'll be back in your hair stylist's chair before your regular appointment, ready to plunk down a chunk of change for a redo. With a few tweaks to your haircare regimen, you can prolong that gorgeous hair color, keeping it looking vibrant and shiny longer, without frequent visits to the beauty shop.
Limit your washes, ladies. Who doesn't like drowning the day away under a warm shower for at least 10 minutes? Getting your hair wet frequently, like daily hair washings or swimming in the pool, can suck the life right out of your hair. If you want to keep color vibrant you'll have to limit the water. Try washing your hair every other day and wearing a swim cap for the pool.
Protect your hair from sun. I'm a true believer in slathering on the sunscreen. Those ugly age spots seem to run in my family and I'm determined to avoid them...Read More »
- Fri, Mar 1, 2013 5:34 PM EST | CommentsBored with your same old strands? Peep our favorite new 'dos on these trendy celebs and you'll be switching up your tired hairstyle in no time!
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- L’oreal Paris | Hair Guide | Mon, Feb 25, 2013 12:03 PM EST | CommentsWe've all stood in front of a mirror, horrified at the mop of hair staring back at us. This could take place 15 minutes before you have to run out the door or even be one of those days where you have plenty of time, but your hair refuses to cooperate.
Sock bun tutorial.
No matter the situation -- and no matter how unruly your mane -- know that it is possible to walk away from the mirror with hair that's worthy of compliments.
Detailed below are three easy hairstyles to try. The best part? They can all be created in under three minutes each, giving you ample time to make up that pretty face of yours and leave the house without feeling flustered or pressed for time.
Dressed Up Pony
When you're really in a pickle, resort to the basics: a ponytail. If you want to make an impact, though, refrain from sweeping hair up into your standard pony. Instead, dress it up a little bit.
To begin, apply a dime-sized amount of hair serum to your fingers and massage through your hair from root to tip. Try L'Oreal's Fri...Read More »
- Fri, Jan 11, 2013 4:48 PM EST | CommentsIn the great fight for laziness, in the grand battle against flat hair, we have but one weapon. The dry shampoo. But not all dry shampoos are created equal. Some smell, like, really strange. Others provide an immediate, painful itch. Some (most) are made with propane? Some are tinted, others blast out a really, really white residue and you spend the day looking regrettably similar to George Washington. Some cost more than your dining room table. I know, it's tough to navigate these dry shampoo waters, isn't it? That's why I, a self-confessed dry shampoo addict, am here to help! Here are 8 of the best and worst dry shampoos I've tried. - By Natalie Holbrook
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- L’oreal Paris | Beauty | Wed, Feb 20, 2013 3:17 PM EST | Comments
Protect your hair from heat damage.
As a whole, women are not too kind to their hair. Straightening, curling, coloring and styling can all cause major harm. Instead of repairing your hair after the damage has been done, take precautionary steps and protect your locks from getting that way in the first place. Here are five types of common hair damage and how to protect against them.
1. Heat Styling Damage
Whether you're a curly-haired gal who wrestles the hair straightener daily, or have stick-straight hair that needs the assistance of a curling iron, heated styling tools are awful on your strands. Give your hair a break by limiting the use of curling irons and straighteners to two or three days per week. Turn down the heat setting to further protect your hair from being seared. Apply a heat-protectant to your hair before using a hot tool, and use a restorative dry oil in-between to seal in moisture and prevent dry locks.
2. Color Damage
If you color or highlight your mane, you're no stranger to damage. Chemical processi...Read More »