Hair




A cold-weather guide for extending your hair’s color

After a few weeks of daily shampoo, your fab color can start looking a little drab—and dry winter air doesn’t help! Without moisture to protect your cuticle, color seeps out with every wash. Try applying a hair gloss in the shower after your shampoo its a quick and easy way to help maintain color and shine. We love Rita Hazan’s Ultimate Shine Gloss, which provides added protection to lock-in moisture.Read More >

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This August, take a Hair Vacation (all you ever wanted)

Beach house breaks, last-minute getaways, summer Fridays: these are some of the best parts of the season.  So consider giving your hair a chance to rest from the stress of flat irons and blow-dryers with a Hair Holiday. By picking one or two days a week to 'go natural', and applying a reparative hair mask (like Clear's Ultra Shea Treatment Mask) you're helping your hair get the RR it needs to stay healthy.

Hair




Summer hair beautiful

The sun can wreak havoc on hair.  Regular exposure to sun will dry and damage your hair, oxidize your hair color, and burn your scalp. Add this to regular styling and color-treating, and your hair is in for a stressful summer. To keep your summer hair beautiful, the very best approach is to keep your head covered when outdoors. When at the beach or the pool, apply a UV-protectant spray to your hair and tie it up in a ponytail.Read More >

Body




You’re on burn notice: how to avoid painful days in the sun

Despite our best efforts to use sunscreen, many of us still manage to get a sunburn at least once every summer. To ensure your sunny day doesn't become a painful experience, try to avoid direct sunlight if you're taking medications like ibuprofen or certain antibiotics. These substances can make the top layer of skin more sun-absorbent, leading to painful burns. Wear a hat if you're shampoo contains coal tar, because that can heat up under an afternoon sun.Read More >