Julianne Kaye's Quick & Easy Beauty Tips for Busy Moms

Curling lashes gives eyes the appearance of being wider, brighter and more awake. A trick of mine is to curl lashes AFTER mascara because it will actually hold the curl longer and better! A lot of women have it engrained in them that if they curl after mascara application their lashes will fall out... but that won't happen if your mascara is dry first. Just gently squeeze and pulse at the base of the lashes, that's all you need. Shu Uemura eyelash curlers are the best.

Cream Shadow can be your best friend when you're in a time crunch: it makes it easy to do a quick application without any problems with fallout that tends to happen with eyeshadow. Smudge with your fingers or a brush, a cream shadow is super blendable and customizable to the intensity you want to achieve as you layer. NARS Pearl Beach is a gorgeous daytime color.

A highlighting concealer pen is a great way to brighten up your complexion because it illuminates and conceals. Portable and easy to use under the eyes, down the bridge of the nose, and the high points of the cheekbones for a mid day pick me up. Try Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch.

A strong lip statement in coral or fuchsia can brighten up your look If you have very little time in the morning. Keep the rest of your makeup minimal and you'll be right on trend for Spring and Summer! Maybelline 24 hour color in Endless Ruby is gorgeous, glossy and lasts all day.

Skip the two part process of using liquid foundation and powder with a powder foundation. A product like this fuses the versatility of both in one quick and easy step. Most formulations are equally beneficial to the skin fighting free radicals and boast a high SPF like Physicians Formula, which has an SPF of 50.



Julianne Kaye, a Los Angeles native and makeup artist to the stars has worked with some of the worlds most well known celebrities including Britney Spears, Scarlett Johansson and Eva Mendes to name a few as well as having her work published in Harper’s Bazaar, Rolling Stone and Shape. Kaye has also had the opportunity to work with such noted photographers as Peter Lindbergh, Mark Seliger and Matthew Rolston.

Introducing the 2012 6th Edition Sephora Sun Safety Kit

One of Sephora’s most popular kits, the Sun Safety Kit ($30) features a collection of SPF must-haves. While Skin Cancer is the most common type of cancer found in the United States it is also one of the most preventable. Help others become aware of this growing presence of skin cancer while defending yourself against the sun’s harmful rays. 100% of the net proceeds will benefit the Skin Cancer Foundation.



Sephora’s 2012 Sun Safety Kit Includes:


Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer All Day Defense Moisture Lotion - SPF 30 (.5 fl oz.) – An ultra-light, two-in-one antioxidant sunblock and hydrator that is oil and fragrance-free enriched with hydrators, anti-oxidant vitamins and SPF 30 protection.

Murad Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 (.33 fl oz) – A three-in-one moisturizer that mattifies immediately, regulates oil production for up to eight hours, and effectively reduces breakouts with UVA/UVB protection.

Bare Escentuals bareMinerals SPF 25 Mineral Veil (.03 oz.) – The ultimate finishing powder just got an extra dose of sun protection, for even more beautiful benefits. Apply using the Mini Flawless Application Brush that’s included to ensure medium-to-full sun protection.

Ole Henriksen Protect the Truth SPF 50+ Sunscreen (0.5 fl. oz.) – A lightweight, anti-aging barrier that provides protection from environmental factors and UVA and UVB rays.

boscia Oil-free Daily Hydration SPF 15 (.5 fl oz.) – An ultra-light, sun-protecting moisturizer that controls shine, refines pores, provides continual moisture, and fights signs of aging.

Origins VitaZing SPF 15 (0.5 fl oz) – This multi-tasking moisturizer hydrates, energizes and protects skin while also imparting a healthy hint of radiance you get from a week's vacation.

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion SPF 60 PA +++ (.23 fl oz.) – Prevent sunburn, cell damage, and premature signs of aging with this UVA/UVB-blocking skincare essential.

Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free UV Protector SPF 42 (.23 fl oz) – A day cream that shields the skin to fight unavoidable environmental aggressors utilizing advanced sun care technology to protect against dryness, oxidative pollutants, and UVA/UVB rays that cause photo-aging, spots, and wrinkles.

Sephora Collection Age Defy Moisture Cream SPF 15 (5 mL) – This rich cream is a complete anti-aging treatment that targets wrinkles and works to improve overall hydration and radiance featuring light-reflecting pigments that create a healthy glow, and UVA/UVB filters protect skin from sun damage.

Philosophy Hope Oil Free SPF 30 (.4 oz.) – This gentle, fast-absorbing daytime lotion provides optimal hydration to revitalize skin and strengthen its natural moisture barrier, while preventing sun damage.

St. Tropez Gradual Tan (2.50 fl oz) – This enriched, nourishing body moisturizer cleverly combines serious skincare benefits with a healthy touch of bronze so you can effortlessly achieve a natural looking glow.

Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 15 With Dermaxyl Complex (.25 fl oz.) – Prime, protect, and correct in just one step! The revolutionary formula contains DERMAXYL COMPLEX™ for anti-aging benefits and SPF 15 to guard against harmful UVA/UVB rays.

Dr. Jart+ Premium Beauty Balm SPF 45 PA+++ (.33 fl oz.) – A moisturizer, sunscreen, and treatment serum, this all-in-one product includes advanced brightening properties and mineral sunscreens to provide broad spectrum sun protection from both UVA and UVB rays so that skin is left looking smooth, perfect, and natural.


Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15 (.08 oz) – A hydrating treatment that nourishes lips while also providing essential, year-round protection from damaging UV rays.


Supergoop! Everyday UV Lotion For Face and Body SPF 30+ (.33 fl oz.) – Formulated for daily use, this ultra-lightweight face & body lotion provides photostable UVA (PA++) and UVB (SPF 30+) protection while keeping skin soft and hydrated.

Kate Somerville Somerville360 Face Tanning Pad (1 pad) – A hydrating towelette that will produce a uniform, natural-looking glow on the skin within two to four hours with one easy application.

TanTowel Plus Self-Tan Towelette For Face & Body (.50 fl oz.) – This easy to use self-tan towelette offers a uniform, natural looking glow with no streaking, mess, or fuss.

Silk׳n Giveaway



Prize: Two winners will receive two of the following products: Silk'n Flash&Go and Silk׳n FaceFX Anti-Aging (a $600 value) - courtesy of Silk׳n.

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Silk'n FaceFX is a hand held light emitting diode (LED) anti-aging device. Using a unique blend of deep dermal heating, light energy and massage, the FaceFX can result in improved skin texture and tone while reducing fine lines, wrinkles and pore size.

Silk'n FaceFX includes one handheld device, charging stand, electrical cord and training manual.

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Silk'n Flash&Go is an innovative light-based device for permanent hair removal on the face and body. The new high tech design of the Flash&Go applicator allows individuals to properly target and zone into any area that requires treatment.

Silk'n Flash&Go provides you with permanent hair removal previously only achievable in professional clinics.

Silk’n Flash&Go includes one device unit with narrow lamp cartridge, one bonus narrow lamp cartridge (total 2000 flashes) and instructional DVD.

The giveaway will conclude on May 10th.

Elite Model Fragrance Giveaway

Prize: Two winners will receive an Elite Model Fragrance of their choice - Paris, London, New York, or Rio.

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Elite Models is introducing their global beauty and style into the world of fragrance with the debut of four fashionable scents! The Collection offers four evocative scents that transport you to the world’s hottest cities – Paris, London, New York, and Rio.

Paris Baby: Inspired by the city of love,Paris Baby is a romantic, feminine fragrance with a twist. Spray on when you’re feeling romantic and mischievous.

London Queen: Just like London, London Queen pulsates with energy. The overall experience excites and exhilarates the senses. For when you’re in the party-mood for mayhem!

New York Muse: Spray on New York Muse for a flavor of fast-moving life in the Big Apple. Spray it on for a blast of edgy, urban attitude.

Rio Glam Girl: Capture the vibrant, celebratory spirit of Rio, home of the carnival, sun-kissed beaches and electric nights with Rio Glam Girl. Perfect when you have the most glam places to go.

The giveaway will conclude on May 5th.

DIY Tips for Achieving the Ultimate Look for Prom 2012 from Celebrity Hairstylis​t & Makeup Artist

With the arrival of the warm weather, one can be sure that there is only one thing on the minds of high school seniors everywhere: prom! Between securing a dress, shoes, bag, and accessories for the event, the cost can be difficult to contain. One money-saving option that has become increasingly popular is creating hair and makeup looks at home for the big night. Here, celebrity hairstylist, makeup artist and owner of Gocha Salon, Gocha Hawkins shares her favorite classic looks for prom that will flatter any style or personality.

Romantic Flair



Who can resist bringing a touch of romance to the party? With a look this delicate, the focus should be on emphasizing best features and keeping natural beauty a top priority, says Gocha. “This look has always been and will remain a popular option for young women because of its understated elegance. With a minimalistic approach to makeup and a simple yet defined hairstyle, young ladies can let their inner beauty shine and not spend the night worrying about touch-ups in the bathroom. This version of romantic makeup and hair involves flowing curls with flecks of pink and gold on the face for a luminous boost.”

Hair: To achieve soft curls, add a volumizing product for added texture. Important: comb the product through hair so that it is evenly divided from root to tip. Blow dry and take a curling iron (1 or 2 inch barrels will produce the desired effect) to small sections of hair. Throughout the night, the curls will loosen, so don’t worry about the appearance of tighter ringlets. Spray with a flexible hold hairspray (Gocha likes Dove Flexible Hold Aerosol Hairspray with Natural Movement, $4.59 | Buy 2, Save $1 at Drugstore.com). Right before heading out the door, run fingers through curls and finish with a wax product to maintain shape and contain frizz (such as Bumble and Bumble Styling Wax, $23 at Sephora).

· Makeup: As this makeup style calls for pink and gold hues, it’s important to test out products as certain shades look better with specific skin tones. For instance, if skin is an autumn or a spring tone (golden undertones with greenish veins), a warm coral will be most flattering. If skin tone is a winter or summer (blue undertones with purplish veins), a pink with a hint of purple will make features pop. Use one product that doubles as a lip and blush tint (like Sephora’s Lush Flush Lip & Cheek Stain, $12) and swipe on lips and cheeks. Use a natural eyeshadow with flecks of gold and lightly apply black liner to the rims of eyes. Finish with a coat of mascara for the ultimate flirtatious eye flutter.

Glamour Girl



If the red carpet has taught us anything over the last few months, it’s that the chignon will always have a place in Hollywood’s go-to hair repertoire. And what’s more classic and glamorous than a bold red lip and smoky eye pairing? “Are you one of those girls who admire the old-Hollywood glamour of pinups like Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, Brigitte Bardot, and Betty Grable? Go all out for prom with this fool-proof formal look. I would suggest sporting a modified version of the standard chignon by adding volume because this summer, it’s all about big hair! In terms of makeup, this style is all about red lips and smoky eyes,” Gocha explains.

· Hair: The best thing about this updo is that it will stay in place throughout the evening, so feel free to dance the night away. To achieve this look, start by prepping hair with mousse (Gocha’s favorite: Biosilk Silk Mousse, $11.62 at Drugstore.com). Tease hair at the crown, taking particular care if the texture is fine. Comb back into a low ponytail, looping it around itself and securing with bobby pins. To ensure that the style stays in place for the night, spray with a flexible hairspray that doesn’t leave hair sticky or stiff so that the look remains soft.

· Makeup: Dramatic makeup is the name of the game when it comes to glamour. Make sure to choose the right red lip hue for your skin tone. For autumns and springs, go with a warm red with an orange undertone; if skin is a winter or a summer, a pinky red with a bluish undertone looks best. Start by moisturizing, and apply lipstick with a brush. It allows for more control. After, blot with a tissue and add concealer at the corners of the mouth to ensure that there is no smudging. For the perfect smoky eye, use a palate containing different natural hues and prep the eyelid with foundation. Apply liner in the darkest color of the palate across upper and lower lash lines. Use the lightest color for above the eyelid, up to the brow bone. Blend with finger to smudge the liner and apply a few swipes of mascara to set the look.

Fashion Forward



Are you always the first one of your friends to sport the hottest trend from the runways? Why should prom be any different? Here, Gocha explains some of the best looks in makeup and hair from the spring and summer collections. “For the girl who’s always ahead on beauty trends, I’ve created a look that incorporates the cutting edge styles we saw on the runways for spring 2012. An updated version of the cat eye with pops of bold colors and a voluminous, messy ponytail bring together the best of fashion week beauty,” says Gocha.

· Hair: Nothing is more “right now” than a ponytail that sports high volume. Not only is this look easy to achieve, it’s perfect for a sticky summer evening spent sweating on the dance floor. Once out of the shower, allow hair to dry. Then, tease hair at the crown by applying hairspray while you run a comb through in short, quick strokes. After, simply twirl and pin back hair into a twist from front to back. Secure with pins and/or a small hair tie, depending on hair’s texture.

· Makeup: Two styles that looked great on the spring runways were the updated cat-eye (think singer Adele) and pops of bright eye shadows. For maximum impact, choose a color that complements your dress, rather than an exact matching shade. For the cat-eye look, use a liquid liner (like Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner, $20 at Sephora) and draw a line from the inner to outer corner. If hands are a little shaky, go halfway from either side and meet in the middle. Use a cotton swab with makeup remover to create the right shape at the outer corner. Finish with mascara. Because the end result is a dramatic eye, keep other makeup to a minimum, using lip and cheek stains that are similar to natural coloring.

“Prom is about finding the perfect look for you by blending from classic variations of formal styles. The most important thing to remember is to be true to yourself and your personality and have fun with your look! Nothing is more beautiful than embracing your best features and feeling confident in your inner and outer beauty,” says Gocha.

How to Score a Discount at the Spa



1. Wellness Week

Today kicks off SpaFinder's Wellness Week. From now through Sunday you can indulge in your favorite treatment for just $50, or at savings up to 50-percent off, along with various free events. Find out which spas and salons are participating in your area by visiting SpaFinder.com. When you use coupon code: MOM12 - you can get a Free Gift Box and Free Shipping on $25+! The coupon code expires on May 14th, 2012.

2. Off-Peak Perks

Weekday mornings are slow for most spas and salons so you can generally find deals during the morning hours. Call ahead to find out what discounts are available and take advantage of these off-peak perks.

3. Search for Savings

Consumers cut back on luxury services during tough economic times, so spas look for ways to boost business by extending specials offers to attract old and new clients. To find these exclusive deals, sign up to receive e-newsletters from your favorite spa or follow them on Facebook and Twitter. Alternatively, you can score up to 13 percent instantly by purchasing discount gift cards to SpaFinder from some web-sites.

4. Cut the Extras

Basic services like a massage or facial can be affordable as long as you skip the extras. Spa service providers may try to bump up your bill with enticing add-ons like an extended body treatment (extra 30 minutes), or perhaps an invigorating body scrub. Though the cost of these treatments seem minimal, the fees quickly add up, especially after you factor in gratuity.

5. Get Group Discounts

Many facilities will extend discounted rates for groups of five or more on various services and treatments. Organize a Sunday spa day with your gal pals and work with a spa manager on group pricing and package deals.

6. Student Savings

You don't have to be enrolled in school to enjoy student savings. Many massage and spa schools offer great rates or sometimes even free services from their students who need to practice their skills. These are extremely affordable resources for great spa and beauty services.

7. At-Home Spa

Though chemical peels are best left to the experts, there are plenty of basic services like facials, manicures and body scrubs that can be done at home. To get the full spa experience, set the mood with soothing music, scented candles and bubble bath.

Andrea Woroch is a nationally-recognized consumer and money-saving expert who helps consumers live on less without radically changing their lifestyles. From smart spending tips to personal finance advice, Andrea transforms everyday consumers into savvy shoppers. She has been featured among top news outlets such as Good Morning America, NBC's Today, MSNBC, New York Times, Kiplinger Personal Finance, CNNMoney and many more.

New Brow and Lash Brushes at Sigma Beauty



On Monday, April 16th they are launching two new brushes that will be sold individually!

E75 Angled Brow ($11) - This firm, angled brush is perfect for filling in sparse brows with powder or gel products. Use a sketching motion to create a hair like effect and more defined brow. Synthetic bristles.

E80 Brow and Lash ($9) - An essential grooming tool for brows and lashes. Ideal for combing and taming brow hairs while shaping and filling. Great for pulling through lashes for separation and exactness. Synthetic bristles.

Palette d’Antoinette is Coming May 1st



Satin corsets, mischief, and violins… Marie awakes from her dream feeling the sun rays on her pillow. She reaches over, grabs a peach macaroon and quickly stuffs it in her mouth. Could today get any better?

Palette d’Antoinette is a Fantasy Eyeshadow Collection from Lime Crime, inspired by the iconic Queen of France, Marie Antoinette. Five pastel hues, each reminiscent of royal confectionery delights, offer luxurious payoff, velvety texture and superb blendability. Treat yourself to a small slice of decadence on May 1, $34.99, exclusively via Lime Crime. Cruelty-Free & Vegan.

$50 Visa Gift Card and Tone Gift Package Giveaway

Prize: One winner will receive a package worth approximately $100, including a $50 Visa gift card, Tone Fruit Peel Body Wash product and spa accessories in a canvas market tote with handles.

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Tone Fruit Peel Body Wash contains fruit acids (apple, kiwi, and citrus) that gently exfoliates away dull, dry skin as it cleans. A small amount goes a long way, because it lathers well! Also, the smell is tantalizing. You might believe that you're vacationing at the tropics if you close your eyes for a brief moment. Since these ingredients vigorously work at softening and moisturizing the skin, it leave it soft, smooth, and radiant looking - perfect for those spring skirts and dresses! This affordable beauty luxury enables you to turn an ordinary bath or shower to a spa-like experience.

Note: It's gentle to use everyday, but it's recommended that you use sunscreen, limit your exposure to the sun, and/or wear protective clothing while using this product and for a week afterwards. This is due to the fact that AHAs (Alpha-Hydroxy Fruit Acids) will increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun, resulting in a possible sunburn.

Disclosure: We also received a gift basket for hosting this giveaway - courtesy of Tone.


The giveaway will conclude on April 25th.

OBVITA Organic Skin Care Regimen Kit Giveaway

Prize: One winner will receive the OBVITA Organic Skin Care Regimen Kit - Acne & Oily, Normal & Sensitive, or Age Defense (a $67 - $76 value).

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The name OBVITA loosely translates to ‘relating to life’ in Latin. OBVITA Organics’ origin is one of altruistic health education as the organic product suite was born to help clients of our natural health clinic find truly natural alternatives to a conventional world of hidden and not so hidden toxicity. The goal and subsequent accomplishment of OBVITA has been to develop skin care products that are not only healthier but products that feel better and work better. The good news is that the results are in and we have succeeded!



These Organic kits contain all you need to get your skin refreshed, nourished, rejuvenated and healthy. This great kit gives you OBVITA Organics' complete rejuvenating regime. Whether you are new to OBVITA Organics and would like to try the products or are already an ardent fan and want the smaller sizes to take with you on vacation or a business trip; this kit is the perfect choice. Each of these products have incredible high performance skin healing benefits and when used together produce optimal & professional results.

The giveaway will conclude on April 20th.

Fresh Deal at The Body Deli: April 6th - 12th

VITAL-C SERUM and Was $113.00 Now $90 and Free Shipping


VITAL-C SERUM helps to correct cellular damage with clinically proven antioxidants that reverse free radical damage. Rovisome Vitamin C, is the most potent and stable form of bio-available C. Both water and fat soluble Rovisome C penetrates the skin tissue and delivers stable antioxidants in conjunction with Alpha-Lipoic Acid, CoQ10 and cell regenerating allantoin. Repair environmental damage with nature’s most powerful antioxidants.

They use a leading edge Liposome technology in their VITAL-C SERUM. Rovisome vitamin C rebuilds Collagen density, helps to reverse sun damage and increases elasticity. Correct environmental cellular damage with clinically proven antioxidants that help reverse free radical damage. Supplying the skin with abundant sources of state of the art liposome encapsulated Vitamin C that finally delivers a stable form of topical Vitamin C. Fruit and Vegetable Fresh Cells supply potent sources of Anti-Oxidant cocktail that help to keep the skin looking youthful.

NUTRA-PEPTIDE SERUM is designed to reduce the depth of lines and wrinkles and speed up cellular turnover. Potent anti-aging actives such as wrinkle relaxing TRIPEPTIDE-5, skin protector WASABI EXTRACT, perfecting NIACINAMIDE B3 and conditioning and hydrating SEA BUCKTHORN OIL.

This revolutionary breakthrough in anti-aging skin care is designed to reverse the effects of time and gravity on the face. A synergistic blend of Tripeptide-5 a highly effective anti-aging acitve, stimulates collagen and helps to combat wrinkles and loss of elasticity in aging skin. Tri-Peptide-5 has been clinically proven to reduce the depth of wrinkles in a controlled study of 60 volunteers who reported a 350% percent improvement in 80 days of use. NUTRA-PEPTIDE SERUM is exponentially made more effective with Niacinamide B3 and ultra-potent antioxidant Wasabi Extract.

Fool-Proof Spring & Summer Hair Trends from Celebrity Hairstylis​t

While some may argue that winter never truly arrived, there is no doubt that for most of us, spring has sprung. With a new season comes new trends, and the world of hair is no exception. From recent red carpet events to runway shows, celebrities and style trendsetters alike are blazing the trail of the most sought-after looks for the warmer months. The question becomes how to make them work for everyday wear. Here are fool-proof versions of hot spring and summer looks from celebrity hairstylist, makeup artist and owner of Gocha Salon, Gocha Hawkins, with emphasis on low-maintenance styling, also known as a woman’s best friend.

Tight Top Knot



The updo is back this spring, and arguably the most popular style of the moment is the upswept top knot. “More than ever, we see people taking more chances with hair. The top knot has been a favorite of celebrities for a long time, and now more women are looking to capitalize on this easy, yet impactful, trend. One thing to remember when doing the top knot is that your hair should be shoulder length or longer; anything shorter, and your style will be much more difficult to achieve. When you add too much product, it can be sticky and unflattering,” says Gocha.

· Gather hair as if putting up in a high, slicked-back ponytail. If hair is thin and does not have a lot of natural volume, tease gently and pull back, securing with hair elastic.

· Divide hair into two sections, winding them around one another from the base of the ponytail.

· Using hairpins, secure hair by pinning the base and then any additional loose hair. The key is to keep most of it contained so the look emphasizes the knot, like Jennifer Lopez’s look at this year’s Academy Awards.

· Spray with hair spray to keep in place throughout the day or night.

Effortless Waves



While for some of us, beachy hair may be easier to achieve, for those without a natural wave, it takes a little practice to get the right look without overloading on product. As Gocha explains, “One of the biggest mistakes with the beachy-haired look is to utilize products without understanding your hair type. For all hair types, you’ll want to avoid products that are sticky or that make your hair feel hard. Overdoing it on gel or spray can make hair appear stiff, and often, it doesn’t solve the issue of frizz. If your hair is prone to frizzing, use a serum; they are most easily absorbed into hair.”

· While hair is still wet, apply a volumizing spray; after all, the desired effect is a little bit of a boosted, “heavy-with-saltwater” wavy style that requires some volume. Kate Hudson’s look is the perfect mix between carefree and careful, deliberate face frames.

· Blow-dry with hands; don’t brush hair while styling.

· Choose random groups of strands and twist with fingers; particularly those around the face.

· Finish with hairspray if needed.

High Volume



With humid months around the corner, it’s helpful to have a few styles in the repertoire that lend themselves well to high volume. As Gocha puts it, “Why fight it when it’s humid outside? It’s a losing battle, unless you want to spend your day doing countless touch-ups, and who has time for that? I usually suggest going for trends that are low-maintenance and work well for women with thicker hair that changes texture in heat. Achieving a bigger look is simple, and contrary to popular belief, does not require a trip to the salon for a professional blowout!”

· If hair is thin, use a shampoo that specializes in producing volume.

· Use volumizing spray, and then flip hair until upside down. Blow-drying this way produces natural heft and allows closer access to roots that may need teasing. Like Beyonce, don’t straighten bangs, but blow dry them so that they keep the same texture.

· If needed, use a three inch curling iron (make sure all hair is dry first!) to add more control to waves.

· Not big enough? Tease hair at the crown. Then, using a large flat brush, comb out and seal with hairspray.

Short and Chic



There is no time more popular for short hair styles than spring and summer. And with more and more stars embracing the pixie cut, the moment to go short is now. “Not only are short hair styles the most low-maintenance and easiest to style, but they’re also increasing in popularity as more and more celebrities embrace them. It’s important with a short haircut to trust your stylist to give you the right look; this isn’t something that I would suggest trying at home. It takes a certain personality to pull off this trend, but it’s worth it to be on the cutting edge of what is chic,” explains Gocha.

· With short styles, keep in mind that they look best on women with square, oval or heart-shaped faces and hair with a certain degree of texture. Not curly, but wavy, is the best for short hair, though thin can also work if layered well. Not ready to go for the full pixie? Take a cue from celebrity Sienna Miller and keep hair longer in front.

· While many women think that a pixie cut is a “one-trick pony,” there are certain cuts that can be very versatile. For example, a short pixie cut can be styled into choppy bangs, a deep side part, spiked up for volume, or tousled.

· One of the best go-to products for any type of styling for a pixie cut is a wax-based product, which adds volume and also separation for sectioning hair. Use this as an alternative to hairsprays for keeping the style in place.

“Spring and summer are the prime seasons for women to be more confident in changing hair. I always suggest going for whatever look you’re considering, because it is hair, and it grows back! These easy styles are great for women-on-the-go who seek low-maintenance, yet trendy, looks. And isn’t that all of us, after all?” Gocha says.