Comfy Doesn’t Mean Frumpy!

While investigating the hottest trends for fall, I saw something that really concerned me! I discovered that “warm, comfy sweaters” would be one of the trends. And while this may sound alright, I immediately became concerned for our frumpy friends! Comfy does not mean FRUMPY! Here are a few ways to rock the warm and comfy look without looking like you just threw on any ‘ole thing! 🙂

Fall Trend: Warm, Cozy Sweaters
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Spring hair trends!

Yearning for a new spring hair ‘do?

Whether it’s a sleek, shoulder-length bob or a custom-blend of blonde highlights or thick, wavy locks (thanks to a few easy-to-apply extensions), spring hair is bold, carefree, shiny, and most importantly, healthy.

Accessories are another great way to add some spring flavor to your mane if you don’t want to do anything drastic to your hairstyle.

HAIR COLOR TRENDS
Balayage and Root Shading: “A current hair trend is in the application of color — skipping the foils and using hand-painting techniques — in order to get these rich, organic, and almost lived-in results,” says Scrivo. “In the world of artificial color, hair is lighter at the root area and more even throughout. So, it can become a bit wiglike.” But with sunnier days ahead, it’s time to get back to nature with hair color that is much more realistic.  Keep the roots dark and added subtle highlights around the face and onto the ends to create a bold, yet soft contrast.

Extensions: Already a way of life for models, actors, and entertainers, hair extensions are becoming more commonplace among everyday women. “Whether you’re experimenting with fun color and you don’t want to damage your hair or have the commitment of color, clip-in extensions are a great alternative for women who want to add highlights to their hair without the added stress.

Ammonia-Free Hair Color: As the seasons change, professional hair colorists are evolving with the trends and playing around with no-ammonia permanent and demi-permanent hair color. Experimenting with different formulations of dye allows for more innovative ways to blend and perfect hair color. With ammonia-free hair color  you won’t have to risk damaging your strands in order to achieve great coverage.

Beautiful Spring Hair

Healthy Hair: Great hair is healthy hair.  Start by cutting off split ends and using a good conditioning treatment. “The biggest trend for spring is full, shiny, healthy hair

Short Hair: Chin length bob is the best idea of the perfect haircut for spring. Leaving it slightly longer in the front with no layers, he created a fresh and modern look. running your fingers through for slightly, tousled effect.

Ponytails: With tons of inspiration on the spring runways ponytails are a must. Whether its for a movie premiere, luncheon, or awards ceremony, this simple, yet classic hairstyle can add the finishing touches to any ensemble.

Hair accessories are getting more and more popular each season. For Spring and Summer 2010, stock up on head bands, bows and trendy hair clips. Accessories like this are great to add to any of the popular hairstyles for this season or to help tie back your hair on those bad hair days.

Hot Hair Accessories for Spring and Summer 2010

Head bands

    A lot of the shows this year showed the headbands with accessories. These never get old, we just change how they are placed with the season looks. This season place the headband along the base of your Loose Bun to create a more polished feel with the softer hair.

Bows

    Big bold and outrageous this season. Either buy yours or if you have a creative bone in your body get some fabric and make your own. Great look with a loose hairstyle or as an accessory to soft natural curls. This look was shown at the Marc Jacobs show this season.

Clips

    Simple classic and beautiful, the clip.  Simple to do, easy to find. These are great for those bangs that you are trying to grow out from last season. A beautiful accessory for the clean hairstyle looks this season.