Melody Nazarian | April 28, 2011 10:04 amThere's Drybar for straight hair, but what about all us curly-haired girls who prefer to let our tresses go with the flow? Of course, there's a bevy of products out there that enhance waves — BellaSugar can share some great ones — but it all starts with the right cut. As any curly-haired gal knows, finding a curl guru is about as easy as finding Mr. Right in a bar — it's not impossible, just not easy!Read More
Melody Nazarian | March 31, 2011 8:04 amWhen I was at the Whitney Port event at the Sunset Tower Hotel last week, I spotted two girls with extra shine in their hair. No, it wasn't Pantene Pro-V; they were wearing hair shimmers! If you ever watched The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, you'll know that Adrienne Maloof also rocked the glitzy style.Read More
Larkin Clark | March 7, 2011 8:00 amConveniently lodged between the Miracle Mile and Wilshire districts, Salon 180 Beauty Lounge is the perfect place for a beauty about face. Founded by industry vet Melanie Charlton, the newly opened salon spa affords its clients a unique, you-can-have-it-all experience. Known for precision cuts, high-quality hair extensions, color, and relaxing, it also packs a wicked beauty arsenal, including makeup, nail, and full body waxing services.Read More
Melody Nazarian | December 7, 2010 8:37 pmYou've heard me rave about Drybar, but should you need further proof of the gorgeous transformation your tresses can experience, take a good look at Jennifer Love Hewitt before and after a recent trip to the blow-dry-only salon. The actress arrived with a bun and left with a super-glam Southern Comfort 'do. I wonder where she was off to!Read More
Larkin Clark | November 11, 2010 7:00 amForever fighting frizz? Then get a fume-free Brazilian blowout and haircut at Shane Hair Style Color, a Sherman Oaks salon with its finger on the pulse. Performed by Vidal Sassoon Advanced Academy graduate and Brazilian blowout certified stylist Shane Hawkins, this unique, safe blowout is the only professional smoothing treatment that actually improves the health of hair.Read More
Melody Nazarian | November 3, 2010 9:30 pmThe next time you need a blow dry, skip the regular hair salon and head to Drybar (11677 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, 310-442-6084). Fanning out fast, with additional locations in Studio City and West Hollywood, it's the new trend in beauty salons, a blow dry-only space that offers five types of blowouts.
Order the Manhattan for a stick-straight 'do; for loose curls, opt for the Cosmopolitan; the signature blowout is called Straight Up; for lots of volume, ask for the Southern Comfort; and for messy and beachy waves, go with the Mai Tai.Read More