Need Holiday Hair? 101 Hairstyles for the Holidays – a Pinterest Roundup

Need Holiday Hair? 101 Hairstyles for the Holidays – a Pinterest Roundup

Need holiday hair? Who doesn’t…the holidays are fast approaching and if you are a party kind of girl, you want to be coiffed from head to toe. We’ll get to the other stuff in a later post, but here, we are talking hair. Holiday hair. And I’m going to give you more than 100 styles to guarantee that you’ll find something awesome to wear (your hair) this holiday season. Related: get more hair ideas for the holidays, here. Need holiday hair? 101 Hairstyles for the Holidays – a … Read more…


Hair How-To: Upside Down French Braided Top Knot

Hair How-To: Upside Down French Braided Top Knot

It’s been done before – this upside down french braided top knot. I’m not the first and won’t be the last, to put it out there on the intertubes. But when I first thought of creating this hairstyle on Mags, I didn’t even bother to search out upside down french braided top knots. I just knew I wanted to braid her hair (in the french style) upside down and then whip it into a bun on top, at the end. Quick ‘n’ easy, like, too. That’s right, not … Read more…


Easy Eyebrow Wax (with pics) – at home with Sally Hansen!

Easy Eyebrow Wax (with pics) – at home with Sally Hansen!

Recently, I had the opportunity to wax some eyebrows that had never been done before. Oh goodness, if you’ve ever gotten a hold of virgin eyebrows, you KNOW my excitement. Or not. I guess it depends on what excites you. ANYway. Fresh eyebrows. For the plucking. Or waxing, first. ACCK. I should start over. Today I am going to share with you an easy eyebrow wax – at home with Sally Hansen. This isn’t a review of Sally Hansen, exactly. Though I have used their waxing product exclusively … Read more…


4 Quick Tips for Fine Hair French Braids (+ bonus tips included)

4 Quick Tips for Fine Hair French Braids (+ bonus tips included)

It may come as no surprise that I get lots of inspiration for my posts from Facebook (there is a LOT of fodder there, just sayin’…). Thankfully, my feed is full of good stuff to learn from and to teach from. This post is for a friend of mine, who wants to know a bit better about how to work with her daughter’s fine hair, as well as to (re)learn how to french braid on a squiggly toddler (who is totes adorbs). I was going to throw up … Read more…


Mental Health Day – February 18th

Mental Health Day – February 18th

Today, February 18th, is mental health day. A day to take a wee little break from the usual (whatever that means) and step back a bit to reflect on some things. OR not reflect – if that will help you enjoy your mental health day better. All that is required on this mental health day is for you to stop what you’re doing and do something different… That is what I’ll be doing today, anyway. Mental health day isn’t actually today*. I simply chose the date and made … Read more…


Hair How-To: The Sock Bun (with pics)

Hair How-To: The Sock Bun (with pics)

I know there haven’t been any hair videos in a few weeks but I wanted to begin writing about hair stuff a bit and since there was a wee little accident with my tripod (yes, the kiddo broke it and was horrified that she was in big trouble; but it was an accident. Truly.). What better time to share some fun and fabulous hair how-to’s than right now?!! This week we’re talking about the sock bun and Mags has graciously allowed me to photograph her implementing this easy-to-do … Read more…


4 Tips for Taking Care of Winter Hair

4 Tips for Taking Care of Winter Hair

If you live in an area of the world where Winter includes cold, snowy, inclement weather – you may know that caring for your hair during those months requires special treatment. Even with my current short hairstyle, there are things I do differently throughout the seasons to ensure my hair stays in good condition. Today I’m going to share with you 4 tips for taking care of Winter hair. Keep in mind that there are many hair types out there and because of body chemistry changes throughout your … Read more…


Video: Week 14 Hair Update: Shaving, Techno Trouble, Keepin’ it Real

Video: Week 14 Hair Update: Shaving, Techno Trouble, Keepin’ it Real

Okay, WOW. There is so much to say about this week 14 video hair update but I fear my incoherent ramblings will only make it worse. Let’s just say that there was some shaving, techno trouble, keepin’ it real and… …OMGosh. I mean, really. I can’t recall ever before a time where I had so much trouble FILMING a video. Editing, compressing, uploading, etc. – sure. But never in the filming of it. Seriously. Now. I have to admit that 98% is more than likely my fault. The … Read more…


Week 13 Hair Update – No Video, Just Words

Week 13 Hair Update – No Video, Just Words

There was supposed to be a video today but THAT isn’t happening. No video, just words. Week 13 hair update. Yep. Here it is the new year and we are growing well and GOOD with this head of hair, I’ll tell ya. I’ll be showing you, too. I promise. I even did something crazy, too. I colored it. Yes. I broke down, gave in, and got out a box of hair color. I didn’t do it for any other reason than I was beginning to feel like I … Read more…


Video: Week 8/9 Update – Hair, Holidays, New Look, and Love

It wouldn’t be a video update without some sort of madness, now would it? This week 8/9 update – hair, holidays, new look, and love is a combination of madness, discovery, and FUN. You see, there was a boo-boo with last week’s update number 8 (oh how I love that squishy number!)… Need more? Discover 8 fun facts about the number eight… …and so what I thought would be a lovely addition to this week 9 hair update, simply didn’t happen. But as you’ll see below, I made … Read more…