Hollywood is always influencing the hairstyles and shades that become mainstream trends. From shocks of color to footwear for your hair, here are the hair trends that made waves in 2012.
Something happened to the mustache in the 00s. It became so ironic to sport one, that the irony morphed into acceptability and cliché, which in turn morphed back into irony and then back into a kind of post-ironic neo-cliché. Surely this must have something to do with Portland, Brooklyn, and other hipster meccas. We don’t pretend to understand it, but we can document it to help you do your part to eradicate this pretentious scourge. Because as we know, a mustache is just a mustache, be it ironic or not.
Hair. Everybody has it (at least at one point in their life). Everybody has to deal with it. It clogs drains, messes up your day, and it costs a lot of money to manage, whether it’s cut, waxed, pulled, plugged, or shaved. Some people make hair their life, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But it doesn’t mean we have to like every trend that pops up. Here are three hirsute fads we hope not to see in 2013.
The year of 2012 gave us a lot of great things. 2012 brought us The Dark Night Rises and Grumpy Cat, but it also brought us a lot hair trends that made us raise an eyebrow.
During the winter, looking your best shouldn’t be a once-in-a-while thing. With all of the holiday parties and family get-togethers, fly-aways, dry and frizzed hair isn’t an option! But relax because there are easy, inexpensive remedies to those winter hair problems you’re having. Here are just a few tips to keep the cost down and the glamor up during this holiday season.
Dandruff is the term used to describe many dermatological problems which result in an itchy scalp and flakes. Although dandruff is not contagious, it can still be an embarrassing and irritating issue. Treating dandruff can often be a problem, due to the differing varieties and methods used to solve dandruff issues. Instead of looking for an overarching solution, the key to curing dandruff is finding the cause of the problem and addressing the specific situation.
Want shiny, healthier hair that could rival the hair you see in a shampoo ad? Perhaps what your hair really needs is a vacation. A recent survey analyzed the wind conditions, water softness, and other statistics of major U.S. cities to come up with the ultimate list of the best places to go for a good hair day.
When a woman goes to get a hair cut, she most likely takes a photo of a celebrity ‘do with her. But what about cartoons? These famous, hand-drawn ladies have amazing hairstyles that women everywhere should be brooding to achieve.
The 1990s paved the way for a multitude of trends. But, nothing beats the trends that came out of the boy and girl band era. The Backstreet Boys, Spice Girls and N*Sync all contributed to the fashion industry in their own way.
Glam Metal, or hair metal, introduced a look that was both classic and grungy. Bands such as Van Halen, Aerosmith, Kiss and Cheap Trick really took this hairstyle to its fame by rocking it on and off stage.While the look was usually rocked by famous guys in rock n’ roll or heavy metal bands,their followers also jumped on the trend. For the perfect big hair look
The mullet first appeared in the media in the 1960s and 1970s with the help of rock stars such as Davis Bowie and former Beatles member Paul McCartney. It didn’t become widely known until the 1980s and the success of the Band U2. U2 singer Bono rocked a mullet during the Live Aid performance that has been widely credited for influencing the mullet style. The mullet style is where the hair is cut short in the front and let long in the back. The style continues to appear in today’s society, however, it has lost most of its popularity.
We’ve all probably had a few bad hair days in our lives, but what about a bad hair decade? Sometimes styles become insanely popular out of nowhere, then leave us saying, “what were they thinking?” years later. In this installment of “Bad Hair Days,” we’ll be looking at a popular style from the 1960s – the beehive.
There’s a word of action happening on that strand of hair. Photo by Grahamc99
When you think of a typical art gallery, what comes to mind? A spacious room with paintings on the wall? Row after row of collages? A typical art gallery does indeed require a lot of space and lighting to properly display all of the works.
Facial hair can be an excellent way to shape your face, appear older and more sophisticated, and is a great stylistic choice for personalizing your appearance. But sometimes people can go overboard when grooming the hairs growing on their faces. Here are 11 interesting and unique facial hair styles that are sure to have you scrambling to find your razor.
This featured hairstyle of the past would be the Rachel haircut, also known as just “The Rachel”. Who could forget when Jennifer Aniston hit the show Friends rocking the bouncy, square-layered hairstyle? Women all over the country were booking appointments at their salons to copy this famous TV cut.
The Charlie’s Angels star can easily be recognized for her blonde feathered hair. Her hairstyle made a fashion statement among the days of the shag and afro. These soft tresses changed the way women styled their hair because the do was so versatile, it worked on every face frame. There is no doubt Ms. Fawcett is considered a hair icon.
This 1920s/1930s classic hairstyle is for the young and daring. Short/faded sides and back and disconnected length on top, this do can be styled in various ways. Slicked back, faux hawked, and tussled are a few popular ways men show off the Undercut.
Supplements are great. But do you really need them to have beautiful healthy hair? You can find all the supplements you need in these foods in order to provide your follicles with the nutrition they need to keep your hair looking great!
The main function of eyebrows is to block sweat and other debris from getting into the eyes, but another objective of those hairy eye mustaches is to convey facial expressions. Eyebrows say a lot about a person, whether they are raised in surprise or drawn on with a marker. Here are five different eyebrow styles and what they say about the people who possess them.
For many, the mohawk conjures up images of rebels, dropouts and overall outcasts from the fringes of society, but lately the mohawk has found its way into mainstream styles and contrary to popular belief, it didn’t come from 90’s punk music.The mohawk has a long and colorful history (just like the hair in some mohawks!) and today it can be seen on anyone from children to businessmen. Here’s a look at how this infamous style became a part of our culture.
Studies have shown that 75% of men who suffer from hair loss feel less confident, especially when dealing with the opposite sex. Other studies have shown that men who suffer from hair loss earn almost 10% less than men who do not suffer from the condition.
We’re all familiar with the traditional lover’s charm with a lock of hair in it, but what if the charm itself were actually made from human hair?
Did you ever take a closer look at a celebrity’s hair style and think to yourself, “I know that’s a wig”? Sure you have. And perhaps it was one of these celebrities.
There have been many leading men in epic Hollywood movies that have sported some pretty memorable facial hair. From Groucho Marx’s sweet ‘stache to “The Dude” in The Big Lebowski, facial hair in movies – and the stars who’ve sported them – have inspired men to let it grow for many generations. Let’s take a look (in no particular order) at some of the best facial hair icons in cinematic history…
Editor’s Note: Welcome to our weekly series “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow”. A few times per week, we’ll be featuring a current hair trend or examining an iconic hairstyle from a bygone era. Check back for regular updates!
For centuries, hair has been a symbol of youth, vitality and power. Nearly all cultures have a lengthy history of struggles with hair loss. In ancient Greece, it was believed that oil or grease would help hair grow, and men would rub it on their scalps in hopes that it would make their hair thicker and fuller. While it may seem ridiculous now, there are still plenty of rituals and myths that modern humans follow in pursuit of the perfect head of hair. Here’s a look at some widely believed myths that many believe to this day.
Ever wonder what foods/food groups are beneficial for optimum hair growth?
This is a great starting list of guidelines on how to help bolster the health of your hair.
People often view their hair as an extension of themselves. Our hair is part of who we are, its color, the way we style it, its versatility, these are all aspects of hair that we use to individualize ourselves. Hair loss can have a profound effect on the self-esteem of the hair loss sufferer and can lead to problems with their psychological and emotional health. Dealing with the side effects of hair loss can sometimes prove to be consuming and difficult. Many hair loss sufferers turn to psychological help or medical treatment by way of
Has modern science found a way, through the use of stem cells, to regrow hair? This fascinating study suggests some success, although research and implementation are still very much in their infancy.
When you first meet people, your face is the first part of you they see, and that includes your hairline. Hair restoration procedures give you a permanent solution to thinning or balding problems. However, not all hair restoration surgeons are equal in their training and talent. Your confidence in your appearance is too important to leave to chance; it’s worth doing your research before you decide. Choose an experienced specialist who understands how to combine art and science for the most successful, natural hair restoration available.
For individuals suffering from baldness, a hair transplant can be a dramatic and permanent last resort. As technology continues to advance, there are now more transplant methods available to achieve results. Traditionally, many doctors have used the strip method but recent innovations have led to Follicular Unit Extraction or NeoGrafting. Because a hair transplant is … Continue reading “Understanding Hair Transplant Procedures”
Hair transplant technology has advanced greatly over the years. What was once an imperfect procedure done to restore lost hair on men’s scalps, today’s hair transplants allow for very fine control and for artistic placement down to the individual follicle. Because of this, a new type of hair transplant has emerged — the eyebrow transplant. … Continue reading “Is an Eyebrow Transplant Right for Me?”
Have you been checking your hairline in the mirror more than usual lately? Do you have that sinking feeling that baldness and thinning hair has become your generational curse? It’s true, permanent hair loss is primarily a genetic problem that you may have received from either or both parents. However, hair transplantation can stop the … Continue reading “Five Great Reasons Why a Hair Transplant Could Be Right for You”
For many people, a hair transplant is a life changing experience. Transplanting new hair can make you look younger, cover scars or give you a completely new look. A new technology in hair transplants, NeoGrafting, now makes hair transplants easier and more aesthetically pleasing while reducing scarring in the area of your scalp that donated … Continue reading “NeoGrafting: A New Standard in Hair Transplants”
Zen Vuong recently posted this story on Medill Reports. Medill Reports is written and produced by graduate journalism students at Northwestern University’s Medill school. Each day, students uncover, report, write, file and produce news stories for both Web and print for use by various media outlets in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here, Zen … Continue reading “Hair Now, Gone Tomorrow”
Nu/Hart has performed hair transplant procedures on many different celebrities, including The Doobie Brothers’ Mike Hossack, TV’s “Grizzly Adams,” Dan Haggerty, Eddie Mekka from “Laverne & Shirley,” makeup artists Tom Savini and Myke Michaels, the Original Coral Reefer Band’s Greg “Fingers” Taylor, and “Walker, Texas Ranger” star Mike Norris, just to name a few. Although … Continue reading “Celebrities And Their Hair Transplants”
U.S. News gets to the bottom of nine common beliefs about hair loss. Here’s the bald truth. Read More Hair loss may be permanent, but there’s still a solution–and Nu/Hart has it: hair transplants. Contact us today or call 800-776-7775 for 24/7 assistance!
The latest crazy quick fix to arrive on these shores from Hollywood is Botox for hair loss; but as Consultant Trichologist MIT Iain Sallis says it’s nonsense. Read More Botox may not be the answer; but hair transplants are! Contact us today to learn more about our restoration services. 800-776-7775
I was so shocked when Dr. Phil said that 70% of men would rather amputate a limb than go bald. I had no idea some men, actually most men, felt that way. I personally think that bald is attractive. Guys out there, do you feel that way–that you would rather lose a limb than go … Continue reading “70% of Men Would Rather WHAT???”