Archive of ‘Hair’ category

Review: Beauty Box 5 and Its Products

I was contacted by Beauty Box 5 to see if I could do a review of their monthly beauty subscription box service. I immediately agreed (after all, who doesn’t like free beauty items?!) and they sent me a customized box in December. My BB5 box came with Coolway Cool Cleanse & Hydrate Shampoo and Conditioner, be […]

Smooth Hair At Last: HANA Titanium Ionic 1.5″ Flat Iron Review

Do you use a flat iron to straighten your hair? For the longest time, I didn’t…not until my late twenties, at least.  In fact, I was mostly just a get-out-of-bed-pull-my-hair-into-a-ponytail kinda gal.  It’s only as I’ve gotten older – and begun to look at myself and how I look as a complete picture, that I […]

How to Create Your Perfect Valentine’s Day Look

img source If you celebrate V-day with your significant other and want to look your best on the big day…here are a couple tips for romantic makeup, hair, and outfits.  With just a little bit of effort, achieving the whole package just got a little easier! MAKEUP A great look starts off with your face […]

Winter Hair Styling Options: Vivi Magazine

(click for enlarged) Winter is creeping up on us again – and I’m always at a loss as to how to style my hair during these months of mandatory headwear.  Japanese fashion magazines usually supply a plethora of cute styling options that are totally doable for a variety of hair lengths.  Master the art of […]

Wigs.com 5-Day Sale: Get Your Own Clip-In Bangs for 25% Off!

Some of you may have noticed the clip-in bangs I wear often – I love them soooo much! They’re so easy to attach – feel incredibly realistic – give me full, luscious bangs without the commitment – and the color is a perfect match for me!  They’re actually from the Hairdo line by Jessica Simpson […]

Clip-In Hair Extensions from Japan: Formspring.me Question

Priscilla-brand Clip-In Curly Wigpiece from Formspring.me: Hi there, I have been reading your blog for a while now and quick question. I don’t read or speak Japanese but think I might like a clip in ‘curly’ extension if it is indeed curly. Checked site mentioned but very lost. Any ideas for my language barrier? Did […]

Where's My Red Hair From?

from Formspring.me: Hi Carly! I just found your blog yesterday and I loved it so much I have been going through all your old posts! (Is that creepy? haha) This may seem a bit strange, but I was wondering if you are Irish. I LOVE your red hair! The Internet is probably the best place […]

DIY: Flowered Hair Clip

I have such a thing for accessories, and Japanese magazines such as Vivi never fail to supply an endless source of ideas and inspiration.  Always torn between whimsically feminine and punky/edgy, I constantly vascillate back and forth in my own outfits…but when it comes to frilly, flowery, and girly pieces Japanese mags always beat the […]

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