Whoever said those with thick hair can’t use claw clips have never met the right claw clip hairstyles for thick hair. The hairstyling staple can tame any mane—most notably fuller, thicker hair types—with a simple gather and grasp. But there are a few things to keep in mind when reaching for the accessory, so we enlisted the help of Gina Rivera, Phenix founder and celebrity stylist, for a few claw clip lessons, including a trio of easy-to-follow tutorials to achieve the look at home. Read on here for a crash course on your new favorite hair clips!
The only part about a beach vacation that isn’t fun? Packing. As veteran travelers, we know the struggle is real, especially when faced with the dreaded carry-on-only travel. So, we’re taking the stress out of your next trip by having 20 pros give us their favorite products to pack when they skip town. Keep reading for the best hair products to pack for a beach vacation!
Good hair days can make a person feel prepped, poised, and polished. While we love natural hair textures and think messy-pretty hair is always in, the fact is that we all have moments when we long for a styled-looking hairdo. This is why heated hair tools are essential — especially on days when your locks misbehave. Maybe you fell asleep with your hair wet and want to tame some unruly waves, or you simply want to style your hair straight for added shine and uniformity. Perhaps achieving ultra-straightness will just be the first step in styling a sleek, slicked-back pony. With countless reasons why you might want to straighten your hair on a given day, the flat iron is an essential within the realm of the best hairstyling tools. These heated straighteners are more versatile than you think and can be used to achieve different looks from glossy straight down ‘dos to beachy waves — and beyond. Read on here for these tips and recommendations!
Hair dye has the power to transform your appearance this summer— for the better, or for worse. Read on for tips and suggestions from Gina Rivera, celebrity hair stylist and founder of Phenix Salon Suites for 3 common dye and color mistakes to avoid over 40 to prevent adding years onto your look.
The scalp is finally having its main character moment — so much so that many beauty buffs have coined 2022 as the year of the scalp. This era of scalp skin care encompasses a rise in ingredients and treatments traditionally used on the face making their way into the hair care realm, all with the overall goal of having healthier strands.
Read on for scalp care tips that’ll boost your overall head of hair as well as which at-home products and treatments experts recommend.
Keeping your hair moisturized is no easy feat. Aside from the fact that certain textures are more prone to dryness to begin with (looking at you, curly-haired friends), on any given day, it feels like there are a zillion different things threatening our hair’s hydration levels—like the sun, hot tools, shampoos with heavy detergents, excessive brushing, and chemical treatments, to name a few. And because dry hair can take on a few different characteristics, it may not be immediately obvious that your strands are dying of thirst… which means you’re likely ignoring the root cause of some of your most annoying concerns.
To help you get things back on a well-hydrated track, we chatted with Gina Rivera, celebrity hairstylist and founder of Phenix Salon Suites, and Kerry Yates, trichologist at Colour Collective. Keep reading for the tell-tale signs that should tip you off to the fact that your hair needs more moisture, plus exactly the steps you need to take to properly quench those strands.