We all have old clothes that we just have a hard time parting with. Sometimes we envision ourselves being able to someday wear our high school skinny jeans twirling around on the floor like a disco queen in a a glittery shirt. Although the 80′s will likely never make a return, you can take some of your pieces from yesteryear and modify them to a more current and fashionable look. Read the rest of this entry »
Jeans are a fashion staple that are part of everyone’s wardrobe. Rarely do we come across a more versatile style than denim. From the stonewash days of the 80s to the reemergence of the skinny jean, everyone loves denim and it works on all body types. Jeans can be dressed up or down and can be paired with almost anything. Read the rest of this entry »
The Internet has revolutionized the fashion world, making trends more accessible and affordable for everyone, and expanding where and when we can shop. Social media has taken fashion a step further, encouraging discourse on designers and providing real-time feedback on the looks that work, and the ones that don’t. Read the rest of this entry »
The high heel shoe is synonymous with style, beauty, and elegance. We like to wear our heels out to the clubs and bars at night, out for dinner, or every day at work. Heels can also be synonymous with discomfort, blisters and pain. How many times have you found yourself cursing the choice of those super cute 6 inch heels at the end of the night. Heel-a-holics now have a saving grace, foldable flats, the newest trend in comfort footwear. Read the rest of this entry »
The primary function of glasses is to improve eyesight, but if you’re going to wear ‘em every day, you might as well treat them as an important accessory. When you choose frames for your glasses, you want to take your personal style into account. It is tempting to choose a flashy pair of glasses, but if you do so, you run the risk of getting sick of your glasses, or not being able to find an outfit to go with them. Read the rest of this entry »
There is a fine line between choosing an outfit that makes a paramour sit up and take notice and picking one that leaves you looking like a tart. But how can you tell when you’ve crossed over to the wrong side of that line? It’s really a matter of class, but that’s a pretty vague description that tells you very little about the logistics of planning your ensemble. You probably know enough not to leave the house dressed like a streetwalker, but it’s all too easy to go a bit overboard with skin-tight spandex or body-baring mini-skirts. So if you’re not sure how to put together a look that exhibits the confident and sexy woman you are (rather than implying that you’re a commodity ready to be bought and sold), perhaps you should heed some helpful tips. Read the rest of this entry »
You have to work – right? The professional world can be uptight and stuffy. You want to be perceived as a professional woman, but that doesn’t mean you have to dress like a man at the office. You can find some beautiful styles that are professional and cute all at the same time. You don’t have to give up looking good just because you work for a living. And you don’t have to downplay your sense of fashion to be a professional. Read the rest of this entry »
The emo hairstyle today is a trendy hairstyle for young people, but it’s definitely not for everyone. Some people hate the emo style, but other people may be interested in the unusual look.
The emo haircut is similar to the punk or goth look, but it transcends the hairstyling realm from looking good to making a statement and expressing your own look. Emo hairstyles allow youth to express their creativity and individuality. The most basic of emo hairstyles may be long or short, although short hair styles are seen more often.
The shorter emo hairstyles involve a spiky, short cut with longer bangs. Within this style, bangs are usually worn with a longer fringe and left lying over the person’s face and sometimes brushed off to the side. The bangs may cover an eye, either completely or partially. The fringe of the bangs will present a canvas on which the individual can express themselves with streaks or highlights.
Young males may prefer shorter emo hairstyles that are spiky and short in the back with longer bang fringes in front. Some females also like these shorter emo haircuts as well.
The longer emo hairstyles involve a shaggier cut. When this style is worn, bangs are usually a longer fringe and brushed off to the side of the youth’s face. The longer bangs are parted off, usually to the right side.
Longer emo hairstyles often appear in dark colours, and they frame the face while the bangs sweep off to one side. Young women often prefer a longer emo hairstyle, with longer bangs in the front and often layer the hair.
If you have straight hair, the fringe of bangs is easy to achieve. If you have frizzy, wavy or curly hair, it will be more difficult to maintain the long bangs of the emo look. Many hairstyling products will help to tame your wild waves or curly hair into the emo hairstyle. You can use anti-frizz products, hair wax and hair gels to help tame your hair so that it will look good in the emo hairstyle. You may also use hairstyling products like blow dryers and straighteners in order for the long bangs to lie correctly to achieve the proper emo look.
Emo hairstyles are among the hottest styles for teens today. But some people are confused about just what an emo haircut is, and what that style says about the person who wears it. These issues are open for interpretation by individuals.
Emo hairstyles began from the word “emo”, which is short for “emotional”. When the term is used today, it refers not only to emo hairstyles, but also to alternative clothing and makeup styles. There are many emo haircuts that can reflect the individual and personal style of the person wearing them. They are strongly related to punk hairstyles, and they were very popular among alternative musicians back in the 1980′s. Today, there are many more interpretations of emo hairstyles.
An emo hairstyle will be different for every person who wears one, and they may seem similar at first sight to punk or gothic styles. Generally, emo hairstyles do have characteristics in common with punk and goth styles. Emo hairstyles often involve texturing, which is done by layering the hair, and also by spiking, uneven cutting or other techniques. Chunks, fringes and smaller pieces of hair are quite often cut strategically into the hairstyle to get the look that is desired. You won’t see chemically treated or mechanical curls in emo hairstyles.
Another common characteristic of emo hairstyles is contrasting colours and lengths, and even the juxtaposition of different looks into one hair style. The under layer may be left sleek and long, and you may see short spikes on the top, or longer pieces set off by a shorter cut.
As far as colours for emo long or short hairstyles go, deep and rich colours are the most popular, especially deep brunette and black. These may be accentuated with highlights in unusual shades or in stark contrast to the overall hair colour. Black hair may even be highlighted with orange streaks, red tones or white accents. Mostly, any colours that are vibrant and bold may be incorporated into an emo hairstyle. However, bold and dark colours aren’t the only ones used in the emo hairstyle. Red, platinum and blond have also found a home for this type of hair.
Emo style includes loose, medium hairstyles not normally restrained by any hair accessories. Emotion can’t be restrained, so most emo hairstyles are loose as well, even though heavier hair styling products might be needed to help style the proper look.
Curly hairstyles show off a special look that can be altered to go with any occasion. Lots of people who have naturally curly hair would rather have straight hair, and people with straight hair would prefer curly hair. It’s human nature to want what we don’t have.
Curly hairstyles may be worn by anyone, even if you have curly hair that tends to get frizzy. In cases like that, a curly hair care product like a heavier gel or a more relaxing balm will be beneficial, and to you can follow that by allowing your hair to dry naturally.
There are many hairstyles that utilize curls since they add that extra touch. But curly hair styles may become frizzy or stressed, or even develop split ends. If you have medium length curly hair, take extra care of it since that is where damaged hair and poofy strands often start. Short and medium hairstyles look great when you add curls, since it is so fundamentally different than straight hair. The structure of curly hair is different, and so are its needs.
The best-looking curly hairstyles look wonderful because they result from combining the proper cut and curly hair care products. Longer curly hair can be easily styled into sassy ringlets. Tight curls are also very attractive and shorter curly hairstyles may be cut in a casual way, so that they lend style to the appearance.
There are many different ways to create curls. You can use a diffuser to give the look of loose and bouncy curls, and a curling iron will let you choose what size you desire your ringlets to be. The newer hair styling triple-barrel curling iron may also give you unique looking curls. When you style your wavy or curly hair, use a pick or a comb. Hair brushes may cause your hair to become more frizzy. To create tighter curls, you may wish to wrap your hair around a pen or pencil and dry it with a diffuser. To achieve the same curly hairstyle look, you can use small hot rollers or a curling iron with a smaller barrel.
Colour looks great on curly hair. Using a darker or lighter colour may give your curls more dimension. It doesn’t reflect light as much as a straight hairstyle, so using hair colouring can show off a healthy shine. You can even arrange your curly hair in an updo, leaving some tendrils loose on the side, to make it look soft and romantic.