Give the gift of beauty this holiday season! Pamper your loved ones and help them feel beautiful, head to toe, all season long with our annual holiday gift guide. Ahead, see some of our top picks for gorgeous hair, radiant skin, luscious lashes and show-stopping nails to make this holiday season truly sparkle!Click through to see our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide! [pagebreak]
Take a peek at the runway and behind the scenes of American Crew Opening Night 2014!
In honor of CW's Jane the Virgin's recent fall finale (The CW, 9/8c), on set stylists Michelle Rene Elam, Department Head Hair, and Tena Parker Baker, Key Hair, share their backstage secrets for achieving the cast's signature hairstyles. Gina Rodriguez/Jane by Michelle Rene Elam
Hang up the ugly Christmas sweater; there's a new way to get decked out for the holidays this year - Beard Baubles! Created by Mike Kennedy and Pauline Ashford of the Grey London creative agency, Beard Baubles are just what they sound like: small, clip-on ornaments for your beard.
by Julie Cross, Educator for Eufora HERO for Men
With shorter styles for both men and women being so popular, knowing how to crate a versatile part on short hair is a great trick to have in the bag. David Boyd of Sam Villa ArTeam gives a how-to using a Sam Villa Signature Series Razor with 9-Gap Texturizing Blade and Sam Villa Signature Series Long Cutting Comb (always use a contrasting colored comb when cutting short hair for maximum precision).
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People magazine has announced its latest Sexiest Man Alive: actor Chris Hemsworth. The star, who's made a name for himself as the muscular, hammer-wielding Thor in Marvel Studios' Thor and The Avengers, has also been known to sport an array of different hairstyles, from long and flowing, to classic and cropped, to sun-kissed and 1990s-esque.Click through to see some of the Sexiest Man Alive's sexiest hairstyles! [pagebreak]
Hairstylist Kay Matthews recently created a rebelliously-tousled, men's hair look, reminiscent of classic styles like James Dean and Marlon Brando, but with a modern edge. The overall effect, one Matthews describes as "cleaned up, but not extremely defined," is rugged yet sophisticated.Get the Look:Says Matthews, "[The] model is a natural red head. I used Matrix Clear Glossifer for shine and body, after shampooing for 10 minutes.
“Barbering is an art that many hairdressers shy away from because they are intimidated by the technicality of a men's cut," says Arielle Calamari of Aurelio Salon in Howell, NJ, "but like with any design, it is all about the shape of the head; that's where you'll find the areas you need more height, de-bulking, etc. The intimidation with men's cutting is that you will see everything, but that's your opportunity to showcase your best work.”