How To Make Super Easy Half Hair

I'm a hair stylist at Self Salon in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in New York....more

I Just Punched 2014 In The Face And Sent It Packing

It’s that time of the year where vloggers and bloggers are doing there best of 2014 lists. I decided to jump on that bandwagon and share mine as well. 2014 was a seriously stressful and chaotic year. I started my massage therapy business out of my sisters salon, which we started at the same time. It was fun and crazy and terrible all at the same time.The world in general was a bit more chaotic than usual. Well it felt that way to me. I hope 2015 is a bit calmer, quieter and less stressful!  These are a few of the things I used, read, and generally loved in 2014. ...more

Near Misses and Fake Carnage..............................

Honestly, there are some days when you really could NOT make it up, and yesterday certainly fell into that category.  ...more

Frustrated With Awkward Hair? 8 Tips for Growing Out a Pixie Cut

If you've ever tried to grow out short hair, you're already familiar with the frustrating awkward stages your hair goes through. I'd like to share some tips that have helped me weather the hair-growth wait....more
Perfect timing. Trying to see if I can get *to* a pixie cut....more

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Cute Hair: The Easiest Inside-Out "Braid" Tutorial

Lately, I have been completely obsessed with this easy "braid." I think it's because I recently cut more layers into my hair, so when I do a real braid, it doesn't last very long. That is where this technique comes in handy. Since you use a few small elastics, your hair stays in place— layers or no layers. And it's chic enough for a last-minute party style, and simple enough for an early preschool morning … or whenever, really. ...more
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Hurrah for Hat Season: Warm, Soft Favorite Berets, Caps and More

Oh, how I love hats! From brimmed caps to berets, there's something about donning a hat that makes me feel sexy and smart. Now that it's cold weather season, here are my favorites:...more

Four Superfoods for Healthy Hair

If you want a healthy head of hair, start with your insides first. What are you feeding yourself? Diet plays a very important part when it comes to our looks. These superfoods will have your hair growing, shiny, and healthy.Blueberries This little berry has a lot of power. Not only does it enhance your brain health. Your skin and hair will thank you too. Blueberries have a plant chemical called proanthocyanidins. This is a plant chemical that interacts with hair follicles to speed up the growth process....more

On Being/Going Gray

“Most of us do not take these situations as teachings. We automatically hate them. We run like crazy. We use all kinds of ways to escape -- all addictions stem from this moment when we meet our edge and we just can't stand it. We feel we have to soften it, pad it with something, and we become addicted to whatever it is that seems to ease the pain.”― Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heartfelt Advice for Hard Times...more
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60 Years and 60 Hairdos: A Tribute to My Mom

In 1954, Mom made her way into the worldMaking a family of four, five by adding a little girl.A curl here, a bang there, many hairdos she has had,Over the years some whoppers – whew!For some - maybe she should have tried a scarf instead?...more