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 […]

Steal This: Get a BRAND NEW Sedu Revolution Tourmaline 1.5″ Ionic Flat Iron for 25% off….

Sedu Revolution Tourmaline 1.5" Styling Iron

Hey hey all!  How would you like to get a NEW Sedu Revolution Iron 1.5″ iron for 25% off?  You totally would – right??  My friends at Folica,com have given me a discount code to share exclusively with TMG Readers for 25% off the Sedu Revolution Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron this weekend ONLY.  This new […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Michelle Williams at the 84th Academy Awards…


Michelle Williams looked STUNNING on the red carpet in a richly colored Louis Vuitton gown.  She had a very modern, sophisticated style accentuated by a look created by hairstylist Chris McMillan using Wella Professionals products. The Rundown: Start by applying Sebastian Professional Mousse Forte to wet hair, then allow it air dry. With a small round brush, […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Get The Look – Shailene Woodley at the 84th Academy Awards…


Update:  Hair by Matrix scroll down for info… Fresh-faced ingénue Shailene Woodley from the Oscars nominated film “The Descendents” has made quite the impression this awards season with her breezy fashion choices, barely-there makeup and minimalist style. But for the Oscars, the ultimate red carpet gala, she has upped the glamour quotient like never before. […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Get The Look – Rose Byrne at the 84th Academy Awards…

84th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

UPDATE:  Makeup by NARS – scroll down for more info…. Actress Rose Byrne’s black, backless Vivienne Westwood gown was complimented by a sleek, stylish bob. Her stylist, John Frieda International Creative Consultant Harry Josh, wanted to keep the hair simple, clean and chic. “We wanted it to be all about shine and a high-gloss finish,” […]

NYFW Backstage: Get The Look – Redken at Rag + Bone A/W 2012…

Redken - Rag + Bone NYFW A/W 2012

I am SO into beachy waves!!  It’s one of  my favorite hairstyles ever and it’s all over the runways here in New York. The ook at Rag + Bone was a disheveled rocker version that looked amazing.   Redken’s Creative Consultant Guido kicked off the Fall/Winter 2012 season in New York yesterday with a texturized, […]

Red Carpet Beauty: How To Hair by Wella Professional – Zoe Saldana at the 2012 SAG Awards…

Zoe Saldana - 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

The gorgeous and always fashionable Zoe Saldana never disappoints on the red carpet!  tonight at the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, her hair was styled by Mara Roszak for Wella Professionals. “Zoe’s dress was so inspiring. I wanted to create a “not too perfect” up-do by adding texture and movement to the hair, while keeping it […]

Red Carpet Beauty: How To Hair – Kristen Wiig at the 2012 SAG Awards..

Kristen Wiig - 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Red Carpet

Kristen Wiig who was, nominated for ‘Bridesmaids’ for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at tonight’s Screen Actor’s Guild awards looks amazing on the red carpet! Dove Celebrity Stylist Mark Townsend shares his tips for achieving these red carpet looks, on and off the red carpet. Mark used products from the NEW […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Madonna’s Hair by Wella Professional at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards…


Madonna looked AMAZING tonight at the Golden Globe Awards in s STUNNING Reem Acra gown.  Wella Professionals Celebrity Stylist Andy LeCompte has provided his inside scoop on styling the pop icon with Wella Professional for her win on tonight’s Golden Globes Awards. TheRundown: Madonna styled by Andy LeCompte, Wella Professionals Celebrity Stylist According to Andy, […]

Holiday Beauty: Sassoon Salon Gives The Gift of Beautiful Hair This Holiday Season…

Sassoon -Three Models

Can I tell you a secret??  I used to be a hair model for the Vidal Sassoon salon back in the day!! (if I could find a picture I would show you! LOL).  Sassoon has been around for 50 years and they have salons all over the world.  This holiday season, they are having a […]

Must Have: CONAir Infiniti-Pro 259 Salon Quality Hair Dryer…

ConAir Infiniti Pro 259

Talk about POWER.  I’m used to hairdryers that take a while – but this one dried my hair in less than 15 minutes.  The secret?  The CONAir Infinit-Pro Salon Quality Hair Dryer [34.99] has a powerful motor that delivers TONS of air with 1875 watts and ionic/ceramic technology.  This dryer is also extremely QUIET compared […]

TMG Faves: Leonor Greyl Certified Organic Palm Oil Hair Treatment….

Leonor Greyl Palm Oil

Looking for a great hair treatment for summer??  Summertime means time at the pool or beach and that is the perfect time to treat your hair while lounging in the sun.  On of  my favorite legacy brands is Leonor Greyl, which is a bit on the pricey side but I use it sparingly as a […]

Must Have: Catwalk by TIGI Session Series Salt Spray…

TIGI Session Series Salt Spray

Are you getting nowhere near the beach this summer?  If you are like me, your hair looks AMAZING after a day at the beach…no matter what texture there is something about the salt water that makes everyone’s hair (even the natural girls) a little flyer.  Curls are a little curvier, waves are a little wavier […]

Royal Watch: NEW For Hair – TIGI Your Highness Collection…


Are you a Royals watcher? I’m not sure how I feel about the whole thing but I do remember watching Diana Spencer become Diana Princess of Wales. Kate and Wills nuptials are all in the news (hell the Today Show flew all the anchors over there!) These days with social meda, the wedding will probably […]

New York Fashion Week: Behind the Scenes at Chado Ralph Rucci

Chado Ralph Rucci A/W 2011

The beauty looks for Chado Ralph Rucci F/W 2011 consisted of a sophisticated smoky eye, coupled with a modern french twist. Tom Pecheux for MAC Cosmetics customized the dramatic eye to each model, using matte black eyeshadow, loads of mascara and liner inside the eye. To highlight the eyes, the foundation was kept matte, along […]