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12 Jun

If You Like Athleisure, Braids Are The Perfect Hairstyle For You


From old school to new cool: forget traditional pigtails cos this elementary hairstyle has graduated to suit grown-ups with several added twists- literally. If you’re always at the gym or if you’re simply a fan of athleisure, this is the hairstyle you’re gonna wanna rock! Take cues, stat.


Add attitude and power to your regular plaits by parting your hair in the centre to create two equal sections. Then, start with small, tightly-woven French braids at the roots that gradually grow larger towards the ends.

GYM-CLASS CORNROWS Channel your inner badass ballerina by sporting two twisted topknot buns instead of one. The fearless factor: cute-but-complicated cornrows visibly displayed underneath...
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5 Jun

7 Easy Beach Hairstyle Ideas


We've got nothing against beach waves. The beloved, tousled texture is a summer hairstyle staple, but sometimes it's nice to mix things up. Plus, there's the fact that not everyone can get beachy waves without some major styling. We all deserve to look cute and effortless at the beach, regardless of our texture, which is why we asked hairstylist Adam Bogucki, owner of Lumination Salon in Chicago, to share seven fresh ideas for the perfect seaside style.

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Slicked Back Make it look like you just went for dip, all while staying comfortably dry on your lounge chair. Smooth and sleek, this wet look is ideal for those with naturally straight or slightly wavy strands, says Bogucki. Work...
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29 May

The “Octopus Bun” Trend Is the PERFECT Lazy Girl Hairstyle for Summer


There are all sorts of hair trends that we would've never thought of until some hair genius or another brought them into our lives. For example, the mother-of-pearl hair trend — that's not exactly something that occurs naturally (or, at least not when it comes to hair). Other times, a trend has been around forever but only really takes off when Instagram finds a cute name for it. That's what's happening with the "octopus bun," which is really just another name for a specific type of messy bun. Take note.

Hi. _ My name is Brittney. I have hair like an octopus and I don't know how to take selfies. 🐙😮 #awkwardpictures #octopusbun #itsoutofcontrol #bungameonpoint #liveawkwardly #livefree #vsco #vscocam #vscohair Brittney Laird(@bernietaylor)님의...
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23 May

Summer Hair Trends: Pearlescent Hair


Just when you thought we’d reached peak unicorn, mermaid, iridescent, rainbow whatever, we’ve had to make an exception for this summer hair trend: to dye for seashell shades of pearlescent hair.

Celebrity hairstylist Kevin Murphy is behind this under-the-sea colourful hair hue which comes in shiny shades of rainbow hues, silver blondes, pearly sheens – whatever you like.

👑 PulpRiot Princess 👑 Had so much fun creating this pastel unicorn hair on @stjohnnnn Adorned with a crown from @mystique.vp and all @pulpriothair color💗 • • • @behindthechair_com #behindthechair #btconeshot_pastel17 #btconeshot_rainbow17 #btconeshot_creativecolor17 #btconeshot_wavesandcurls17 #btconeshot_unconventionalcolor17
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Kate Reid, renowned colourist and design director for Kevin Murphy‘s Color.Me, told POPSUGAR what we learned when we looked into going icy blonde...
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22 May

Kylie Jenner Is Now Rocking a Pixie Cut — and She Looks JUST Like Kris


Kylie Jenner is something of a hair chameleon. She's constantly changing her look, experimenting with not only the color, but also the length and texture. She's done a short blonde bob, long luxurious waves, a blue lob, and has even dyed her hair twice in 48 hours for Coachella. Though most of these looks are courtesy of wigs and extensions, Jenner has also revealed what her natural hair looks like, which is apparently to her shoulders. In a recent Instagram post, Kylie just tried out the shortest look we've seen yet, and she bears such a strong resemblance to her mom in the photo it's actually shocking.

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The striking black and white image,...
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17 May

How to Do a Snake Accent Braid Hairstyle in 3 Simple Steps


We all love a good braid. Whether we’re trying the crazy colorful corset trend, an Insta-inspired knot, or even braided pigtails, the plaited hairstyle is a tried-and-true look that we’re always down to create. The best part is that some of them can give the look of a complex style but actually only require a few simple steps to achieve IRL. The edgy snake braid fits that bill and instantly elevates any look you pair it with.

Making waves + braids @allure today w/ @thebeachwaver 💓 Head to #allure's insta story to see how I created this Coachella-inspired look on @amandarbohnson! #igotbeachwaved #thebeachwaver #snakebraid #braidinspo
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This intricate accent is a celebrity favorite with stars, including Blake Lively, Elizabeth...
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5 May

Fishtail Flower Braid

With the amount of bridesmaid duties and wedding dinners I have to attend this year, not only am I spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a pretty dress (because anyone who’s been on Zalora knows my pain), I’m also having a tough time deciding on a suitable hairstyle for each occasion. #Priorities I’m a fan of anything that’s girlie and sweet, hence why loose braids are one of my favourite hairstyles to do on a lazy day. But why stop there? This flower inspired up-do is the perfect look for a dinner party and I can’t get enough of it! It’s the ultimate feminine hairstyle that’s rather easy to accomplish on your own, however, if you’re not a pro in the fishtail...
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28 Apr

Watch This Vlogger Create a Cute Festival Look for Natural Hair

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Festival season is upon us, and while Coachella-inspired looks have been dominating social media, black hairstyles for festivals are few and far between. And while I’d love to just leave my 4c curls to blow free and wild in the wind, I cringe thinking about the breakage and the tangle nightmare I’d had to deal with afterwards. So what’s a girl to do? Beauty vlogger Naptural85 (aka Whitney) has the solution, with an easy protective style for all the baddies out there. It's the perfect combination of a funky festival look, combined with all the benefits that come with protective styling. Your hair stays moisturized and healthy, while you’re free to be your most expressive self – what's not to love? To execute...
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27 Apr

Selena Gomez Debuts a Bob Haircut on Instagram

Selena Gomez has just made a major change to her look. Posting a photograph to Instagram on Tuesday morning, the 24-year-old singer showed off her brand-new bob. That’s right: a real bob instead of her usual lob. The star just chopped off her past-the-shoulder hair in favor of a shorter, edgier cut that hits right at her chin. The photos look as though they were taken immediately post-cut. Gomez shows off her angles, hair still wet, wearing what looks to be a white bathrobe pulled off her neck and shoulders. Looking more gorgeous than ever, she seems to be wearing no makeup to speak of. How's that for flawless? Gomez wrote no caption at all to go along with the snaps,...
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24 Apr

Meet the Crazy Colorful Corset Braid Trend Taking Over Instagram


There’s no shortage of ways to braid your hair — we can think of at least 100 off the top of our heads. There’s one style in particular that seems to be blowing up our Instagram feeds as of late, however: corset braids.

We first told you about the trend back in March of last year, after the corset braid first made its debut at Vancouver Fashion Week last season. Models walking in Toronto-based designer Lesley Hampton’s show hit the runway with thick, see-through ribbons weaved in between two large braids. Now, as  the search for ultimate festival hair picks up speed, the look is being picked up by thousands of devoted followers across the country, like the awesome creation from @ray.voltage above:...
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