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What mousse should I use for my hair?

I have thin, curly, short hair. I used to use Redken Fresh Curls Spring Mousse and it worked beautifully on me. It wasn't sticky, it didn't crunch up my hair and I was able to apply it, let my hair air-dry, and my curls would form, essentially frizz-free (in Florida's humid environment!) and look great. But now, Redken has discontinued that mousse. What can I replace it with? [more inside]
posted by lea724 on May 13, 2014 - 10 answers

Hair Dilemma: Chop it off or keep it? What cut?

I'm seriously considering chopping my hair short again, but it's a tough decision as my hair grows slowly. I'd love some help and opinions!! [more inside]
posted by Crystalinne on Mar 3, 2014 - 22 answers

Who is the Lisa Eldridge of hair?

I am obsessed with Lisa Eldridge's fantastic makeup videos - she's incredibly friendly, her videos are beautifully shot, and she talks to you about why you should or shouldn't do things as well as how. Do you know of someone similar who focuses on just hair? [more inside]
posted by ukdanae on Sep 7, 2013 - 5 answers

What do I do with these out of control sideburn things?

If I was a guy, I would call them sideburns and shave them into submission. But I'm a 50 year old woman and they have turned into horrible wiry gray kinky bushy things and I don't know what to do. Stylists freak if I suggest shaving them. So, help. [more inside]
posted by mygothlaundry on Jun 18, 2013 - 36 answers

Does such a hair product exist?

Is there a product that will keep my hair from getting frizzy post-shower, yet not weigh it down? [more inside]
posted by un petit cadeau on Jun 16, 2013 - 18 answers

"Do you use 'product'?", "What the hell is that?"

I'm looking for suggestions for men's hair care products meant to hold the hair in place. [more inside]
posted by coolxcool=rad on May 10, 2013 - 22 answers

Replacement for "Pureology Texture Twist" - now discontinued?

For years I've been using Pureology Texture Twist. Product description here. Of course since I like it, it's now discontinued. I haven't tried other products, I liked the way this allowed me to style my hair (messy/spikey). I liked that it was more on the "natural end" of things, didn't have petroleum/mineral oil, and was amazingly balanced at "staying" and being easy to wash out. Any recommendations for a replacement? I found this from a hair stylist I used to see who was always trying new stuff. My current one only recommends things she sells (surprise!)
posted by bluelava on Mar 28, 2013 - 7 answers

Update my haircut

I have a boyish haircut, and I want to mature it up a bit. How should I style it, and what should I tell my haircutter? [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Mar 28, 2012 - 6 answers

I should have eaten my crusts.

I have fine, long, wispy, ultra-ultra-straight hair and according to the hairdresser, lots of it. I would like to occasionally have some loose, simple curls or waves, for going out, weddings and other dressy events. [more inside]
posted by reshet on Feb 17, 2012 - 13 answers

help me learn to make the best of my hair!

until now, i've been a roll-out-of-bed-into-the-shower, go-to-work-with-wet-hair, throw-it-into-a-tight-ponytail-by-midday type. i'm now trying hard to put juuust a little more effort into how i present myself to the world. any suggestions for working with my hair type? (details below) [more inside]
posted by carlypennylane on Dec 6, 2011 - 21 answers

can I get what you've got at CVS?

I do okay when it comes to doing my makeup and hair, but I pale in comparison to the girls at my university who are able to come to class fully dolled up. What am I missing? [more inside]
posted by These Birds of a Feather on Sep 19, 2011 - 42 answers

The Path to Male Hairstyle Nirvana

Hair styling pros and enthusiasts, let's once and for all illuminate the path to male hairstyle nirvana. [more inside]
posted by Foci for Analysis on Aug 3, 2011 - 14 answers

How do I replicate her hairstyle?

I have been watching season 4 of The Office, and I really love Pam Beesly's hairstyle (shoulder length, and curly). I have a tough time styling my hair, and would love tips on how to do something similar to Pam's hairstyle. [more inside]
posted by I_love_the_rain on Feb 27, 2009 - 4 answers

why do models clip tissues above their ears?

What is the purpose of clipping (usually a model's) hair with tissues while putting on makeup/getting dressed/etc, as in this picture? [more inside]
posted by dahliachewswell on Sep 12, 2008 - 3 answers

Photographer wants to style hair

What's a good way for a photographer to learn the basics of styling hair? [more inside]
posted by sjl7678 on Apr 23, 2008 - 3 answers

Mitigating a bad haircut

How do I mitigate a bad haircut? [more inside]
posted by goofyfoot on Aug 2, 2007 - 30 answers

My blowouts blow.

how do I get my blowout perfect? [more inside]
posted by sweetkid on Dec 1, 2006 - 10 answers

Hair stylist or Hairstylist?

Which is the correct spelling of these words: hairstyle or hair style? hairstyling or hair styling? hairstylist or hair stylist?
posted by garyfugere on Nov 3, 2006 - 7 answers

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