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Posted by 05.25.16

Bangs are one of the easiest ways to change your look in a major way, without resorting to changes like hair length, color or texture. Done right, a fringe can make someone look young, chic and cooler-than-cool. Done wrong, you’ll spend months trying to grow them out.

Danielle Allyson, stylist at NYC’s Butterfly Studio Salon, says your face shape plays a role in what will work best on you.

OVAL: This shape is perfect for basically any bang. Select a bang that compliments your current cut to frame your face perfectly.

ROUND: Rounder shapes are pretty symmetrical. Choppy, asymmetrical bangs or long, face-framing bangs with a center part will help to elongate the face, drawing the ey

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Posted by 08.13.14

StyleSeat, a genius beauty booking app and website, gives you immediate booking access to more than 250,000 stylists in over 15,000 US cities. For our newest Gorgeous Giveaway, this online platform has generously partnered with Beauty in the Bag to give one lucky reader a $100 gift certificate, which can be applied toward an appointment with any StyleSeat beauty specialist.

The way StyleSeat works is that you simply sign up, type in your location, desired service, and date, hit search, and the program will list available stylists and times. Services range from haircuts and makeup to massages and manicures.

The online and mobile platform serves both sides of the marketplace. StyleSeat

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Posted by 10.05.13

Just because the building front of 601 Madison Avenue gives no hint of the hair mecca within doesn’t mean that entering Manhattan’s Eiji Salon won’t knock your socks off. More treasure trove than hidden gem, the fifth floor salon embodies style, grace, and a serene modernism.

Recently, I had the fortune of receiving a haircut from the master himself, Eiji Yamane. A protégé of dry-cut pioneer, the late and legendary John Sahag, Eiji (pronounced A-Gee) continues to evolve his mentor’s approach with individually conceived cuts performed strand by strand on completely dry hair.

Before turning my locks over to Eiji, colorist Jessie performed his tinting magic. He applied a Clairol

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Posted by 09.27.12

On Monday, October 15, the international hair care brand Davines will give you a chance to get a haircut for a mere $15 donation and at the same time support a great environmental and humanitarian cause. From Vancouver, Canada to Orlando, Florida, more than 150 hair salons in the U.S. and Canada will be opening their doors to support the second annual Davines Sustainable Beauty Day.

One hundred percent of the donations collected on Sustainable Beauty Day will go to The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation. This organization plants fruit trees in impoverished communities in developing countries to provide improved nutrition and long term environmental benefits. Last year, Davines raised more tha

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  • Craving the matte but not the flat? Meet Velvet Glam and say goodbye to dry, flat lip color and hello to an almost matte finish that lasts! Infused with microscopic pigments that imperceptibly reflect light for full coverage color that appears matte, yet keeps your lips looking fresh and supple. Enjoy long lasting color and beat the battle of the dry lip for good! How to use: Apply to clean, exfoliated lips. Outline with precision applicator, then fill in lips to desired coverage. Blot with tiss

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