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A Salon for All Hair Textures
By Angelique Serrano | 07/10/2009 - 15:52

It’s no lie some hair salons cater to only certain kinds of hair textures—whether they advertise that fact, or not. So if you have very naturally curly hair, for example, you might not feel welcome, understood, or best served in every salon you enter. Here’s great news: Opening this week is Hair Rules New York, a Manhattan salon created to service strands of all textures, shapes and shades. Run by A.

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Best Tressed: Monica Cruz's Signature Fringe
By Sandra Mariscal | 07/10/2009 - 10:45
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Curly Qs: Heat Wrap Trick
By Sandra Mariscal | 07/08/2009 - 09:13

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Kurt Hez Lowry, an Aveda master hairstylist. Among other things, we talked about conditioning treatments and how to do them at home. He filled me in on a cheap alternative to using a heat cap for deep treatments: When you feel your hair is in need of some extra TLC, use a deep-conditioning leave-in treatment or mask on strands—then, instead of covering hair in a heat cap, Kurt says you can use cellophane to wrap your hair! And who doesn’t have clear wrap in their kitchen?

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Best Tressed: Tatyana Ali's Curly Coif
By Sandra Mariscal | 07/02/2009 - 12:15
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Curly Qs: Retrospective
By Sandra Mariscal | 07/01/2009 - 13:30

I love my curly hair now, although I wasn’t a fan of my locks growing up. My friends all had sleek straight hair and most of my family members have wavy hair. I felt awkward. I didn’t understand why I couldn’t get a brush through my tight curls, while all the other girls could comb their hair during recess. More often than not, I ended up pulling it into a ponytail. But eventually, I found solace in music, novellas and films—not from the lyrics or the plots, but from the confident curly-haired Latinas I saw in the spotlight.

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New Rainforest Collection Highlights Native Nutrients
By Angelique Serrano | 07/01/2009 - 10:32

Beauty company Alba Botanica has just launched a collection of hair- and skin-care products chock full of concentrated ingredients from the tropical rainforest. Their new Lush Facial Cream features Brazil nut oil, which imparts a deep, natural hydration to skin. The Gentle Acai Renewal Scrub sloughs away dead surface skin while protecting new layers with the antioxidant power of the acai fruit.

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Best Tressed: Roselyn Sanchez's Fresh Cut
By Sandra Mariscal | 06/26/2009 - 09:07
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Curly Qs: Non-drying Shampoo
By Sandra Mariscal | 06/24/2009 - 12:10

As a girl with curly hair, I’ve tried tons of shampoos through the years that have left my locks dry as bone. To offset this, I’ve also found some shampoos that aren’t stripping and still get rid of product buildup. What shampoos do you like to use when you’re not co-washing? Here are my top picks:

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Pau Gets Wiggy with Spanish Elle
By Angelique Serrano | 06/24/2009 - 09:10

On the July 2009 cover of Spanish Elle magazine, Golden Girl Paulina Rubio is pictured having ditched her signature blonde curls in exchange for an übershort red wig. And we like it! Tell us what you think of this pop star’s makeover.

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Best Tressed: Camilla is the Belle of the Ball
By Sandra Mariscal | 06/19/2009 - 15:30
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