It happened a few weeks ago. I had gotten an evening blowout that was *supposed* to last me a few days. But something went terribly awry. While I cautiously slept, my perfectly tousled waves and voluptuous curls transformed into crimpy kinks and unruly frizz. A $60 blowout down the drain; and a potentially effortlessly glamorous morning turned BAD HAIR DAY!
Alas, all wasn't lost. There are a few easy ways to salvage your mane and tame those tresses despite the threat of an, um, hairy situation.
Pump It Up With Dry Shampoo
When hair falls flat, you'll want to avoid MOST products. But you can easily revive it with a comb and some dry shampoo. Yes, it's not just for oily roots. Dry shampoo lifts the root to give you more volume and more oomph.
How to Care For Your Orchid to Keep it Alive
Flowers are such a balm. Having a bloom in my home can instantly bring my stress level down a few notches. I love getting weekly bouquets from my farm stand and I love having flowering plants in my home too. The trouble is, I'm not great with plant care. I've been wondering how ...read more
Ten Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW to get ready for ski season
I finally see snow in the forecast here in Vermont and that means ski season isn't too far away. Like all gear-intensive sports, you're going to need to do some pre-season work to make sure you're ready for the first snow day. And don't forget, skiing and riding also require ...read more
Cheesy Chicken Nacho Recipe
This week you're likely to let the kids indulge a bit on sweets. And guess what? More holidays are coming. The kids want sweets. Moms want the kids to eat well-balanced meals with plenty of nutrition. I rely on easy recipes that are ready in a flash with wholesome ingredients ...read more
Use a comb to tease your already messy hair, and then sweep it up into a big sloppy-chic bun at the top of your head.
Go for the Pony
When in doubt, sweep your hair into a high ponytail. It's a fun flirty look that never goes out of style.
Switch Your Part
This is as easy as it gets: switch your part, switch your look! If you normally part on the left, part it on the right. If you normally do a middle part, pick a side. You'll be amazed how this can improve your overall look in seconds--actual seconds.