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 […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Lupita Nyong’o's Sleek Hair at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

Lupita Nyong'o Golden Globe Awards 2014

Lupita Nyong’o STOLE the show in a breathtaking crimson Ralph Lauren gown with a matching cape.  The dress was only matched by how minimal, gorgeous and sleek her hair and makeup were.  Celebrity Hairstylist Larry Sims gave her natural hair definition and took it all the way to wow with affordable products from Smooth and […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Taylor Schilling at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

Taylor Schilling at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards

Taylor Schilling at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards.  So many beautiful looks last night but I LOVED this new trend of dressing to be polished and classy over dressing to be sexy.  Taylor stars in one of my favorite shows “Orange is the New Black”.  Celebrity hairstylist Ryan Trygstad created the gorgeous look for Taylor […]

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 […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Christina Aguilera at the American Music Awards

Christina Aguilera American Music Awards 2013

Christina Aguilera at the American Music Awards last night was a sight to behold.  Her style was classically retro, which has always been her sweet spot.  At the 41st Annual American Music Awards,  this diva stole the show the moment she stepped out on the red carpet, and again shortly after she took the stage […]

Hair Refresh: Oribe Côte d’Azur…

Oribe Côte d'Azur

Oribe Côte d’Azur is my new favorite hair product!! I am a sucker for a great product and who doesn’t want to have sexy hair? My hair is a bit longer now and since I only wash it once a week, I like to freshen it up in between washes. I love dry shampoo, but […]

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 […]

NYFW: Backstage with René Furterer at Band of Outsiders SS/14 [MBFW]


While some top-tier hairstylists might reference Classic Hollywood or French New Wave screen icons as the inspiration behind the hair looks they design for the runway, the legendary Didier Malige of Art Partner arrived at his concept for the Band of Outsiders Spring/Summer 2014 collection from a completely different direction, channeling none other than Jan […]

Fashion Week: Ted Gibson at Pamella Roland SS14 [NYFW/MBFW]

Ted Gibson Pamela Rowland SS14

Ted Gibson brought his A GAME to Pamella Rolland on his inaugural voyage.  The hair was all about a Bardot type of influence and it was DEAD sexy.  Guess what, you can do the same thing at home. Ted says….. “This was my first time working with Pamella Roland and I have to say that […]

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 […]

TMG Events: My African Pride Ultimate Beauty Social…

African Pride Ultimate Beauty Social Washington, DC

The topic of hair in the African American community is one that instantly sparks up conversation, and at times debate. Your hair is a reflection of your personality, and personal choice. Today women have many options when it comes to how they wear their hair. Natural, relaxed, enhanced with hair extensions, braided, you name it! […]

Red Carpet Beauty 2012: Michelle Dockery at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards…

Michelle Dockery Emmys

Here we go people awards season has begun!!   I am really looking forward to a few trends this year….one of them is unfussy hair that still has a bit of structure.  Michelle Dockery who plays Lady Mary Crawley  in the runaway hit Downton Abbey.  She worked with celebrity stylist Jonathan Hanousek for her red carpet […]

TMG Faves: Sedu Revolution Pro 6000i Hair Dryer…

Sedu Revolution 6000i dryer

Hair dryer….schmair dryer.  They don’t make a difference – right??  WRONG.  I have never spent more than $40 on one and never thought I should spend more.  Until now…that is.  I have been successfully converted….I believe….I believe!! The Sedu Revolution Pro 6000i Hair Dryer is one of the BEST dryers I have used in a […]