NEW: Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex for Hair…

Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by SheaMoisture via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of SheaMoisture. I’ve teamed up with SheaMoisture (a brand I have long been a fan of) to tell you a bit about their newest range SheaMoisture Superfruit Complex. This range […]

Salon Love: Ian McCabe Studio in Washington DC…

Ian McCabe Studio

Ian McCabe Studio throws down the gauntlet to make it one of the rising salon stars among DC elite for cut and color (we needed some new blood here so this is a welcome change!) I love talking to people that are passionate about what they do. This is evident when you spend 5 minutes […]

TMG Faves: Blo Blow Dry Bar…

Blo Gaithersburg

Blo Blow Dry Bar has opened a new location!  Few things make me happier in life – one of them is getting my hair blown dry by someone else!  It’s always straighter, smoother and lasts longer than any at home blow dry I give myself (I’m good…but I’m not THAT good!)  So imagine my surprise […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Blake Lively at the 2014 Met Ball…

Blake Lively 2014 Met Ball

Blake Lively at the 2014 Met Ball was GORGEOUSLY stunning and it didn’t hurt that her hunky husband Ryan Reynolds was GLUED to her side.  NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Elaine Offers to create the beauty look for Blake Lively at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala celebrating the unveiling of its newest exhibit, […]

TMG Faves: It’s A 10 Miracle Leave in Potion with Keratin…

It's A 10 Miracle Leave in Potion with Keratin

It’s A 10 Miracle Leave in Potion with Keratin [$19.99] saved my hair from being a soggy mess!  Anything that makes my hair smoother and more manageable always merits a second look.  It’s A 10 is a brand I hadn’t heard of but I started seeing it pop up all over the place. This made […]

TMG Faves: L’Oreal Preference Ombre Touch Haircolor…

L'Oreal Paris Ombre Touch After

I loove L’Oreal Preference Ombre Touch Haircolor [$9.99]!! I have been WANTING some summertime hair for a minute.  After I got my last professional ombre – my hair was pretty damaged, which led me to lopping off about 5 inches last month. I love the dimension that a few highlights give though….so when I saw […]

TMG Faves: Bumble & Bumble CitySwept Finish…

Bumble & Bumble Cityswept Finish

Bumble & Bumble CitySwept Finish [$29] is a FANTASTIC new finishing spray that gives you second (or third in my case) day hair on the first day.  This makes my hair look like, “Oh…I don’t care….” or “I woke up like this…” I am a huge Bumble & Bumble fan….and now that my hair is […]

TMG Faves: AG Hair Color Care Deflect & BB Cream…

AG Hair Color Care BB Cream and Deflect Heat Protector Spray

AG Hair Color Care Deflect & BB Cream are my new hair muses.  If you are not familiar, AG Hair is a brand out of Vancouver.  It’s creators (a husband and wife duo) started out by hand filling jars and bottle in their home, they got so popular they had to move to a full […]

TMG Faves: Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine…

Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine

Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine [$24.00 for 2 oz.] is the very first product EVER made by the line and it is my holy grail for that perfect second day hair look.  Don’t get me wrong, I love a good clean blowout, but there is something about that “dirty hair looks better” look…it kind of does.  […]

TMG Faves: Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo Invisible Spray…

Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo

Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo Invisible Spray [5oz for $25 or 1oz for $11 ] is on my fave list.  I LOVE dry shampoo…it makes life so much easier and it’s nice to be able to spray and go.  This particular one is a grand departure from the first version I bought back in 2007 […]

TMG Faves: Conair Infiniti Pro Curl Secret

Conair Infiniti Pro Curl Secret

Conair Infiniti Pro Curl Secret [$99] is my new best friend!!! I had seen this on TV, but I had always wondered how the heck it worked!!  I had the opportunity to review this and now I am hooked.  It does take a bit of time to get used to the operation BUT once you […]

Fall Hair Care: Organix Awapuhi Ginger and Hydrating Macadamia Oil Formulas…

Organix Macadamia Oil

Fall Hair Care:  Organix Awapuhi Ginger and Hydrating Macadamia Oil formulas.  In the fall your hair is a little drier AND needs a little more love after a long hot summer filled with salt, sand and chlorine.  Quench, revitalize and transform hair from the inside out with Organix Repairing Awapuhi Ginger and Hydrating Macadamia Oil […]

TMG Faves: Rita Hazan Foaming Gloss Shine Enhancer…

Rita Hazan Foaming Gloss Shine Enhancer

You know you want shiny hair – right?  Instead of paying for it at the salon, check out Rita Hazan Foaming Gloss Shine Enhancer [$26] you get a salon worthy gloss for your hair right there in the comfort of your own shower.  You can use this salon-inspired glossing treatment to keep your hair color […]

Hair Apparent: Sedu Revolution Diamond Styling Iron…

sedu revolution diamond styling iron

Sedu Revolution Diamond Styling Iron [$210] is a FABULOUS addition to my styling arsenal. This latest innovation from Sedu is sleek, lightweight (weighing less than a pound), and ergonomically designed for better control. Diamond Technology is used to enhance plate durability, which maximizes the longevity of the iron. My hair is flawlessly smooth and frizz […]

TMG Faves: Redken Diamond Oil Haircare


Redken Diamond Oil Haircare has been my savior for the past two months!! It’s like Liquid Gold for my strands.  If your hair is on the dry side, curly, coarse or chemically treated I recommend this 100%.  Diamond Oil utilizes an exclusive formula of silicone free hair oils that include camelina oil, coriander oil, apricot […]

TMG Faves: John Frieda Salon Shine Dryer…

John Frieda Salon Shine Dryer

The John Frieda Salon Shine Dryer [$39.99] is a POWERFUL hair dryer that won’t break the bank (Hallelujah!!). Hard working and compact, this baby packs 1875 watts of power and a fast drying high-tourque DC Motor.  Thanks to advanced ionic conditioning, I was able to dry my hair in about 20 minutes VS the usual […]

Trend Watch: Lovely Braids for Fall Hair…


Braids for fall is a pretty hair trend, they are making a big presence on women – everywhere. This trend is great for all hair textures and lengths and can be the perfect accessory to any style or look. I have seen these on the runway for a few seasons now, and they are showing […]

How To: Braided Updo Courtesy of Aveda…

Braded Updo

And just like that, Summer is almost over!  With the first day of school in plain sight, here is an easy on-trend up-do straight from the runway that will channel every girl’s inner fashionista and give confidence to tackle even the worst hallways.  Braided styles are de rigeur these days.  They are the perfect way […]