How Much to Tip a Barber (and Other Barbershop Etiquette)

Heading to the barber for a new stylish cut or even a simple trim should be a relaxing and enjoyable experience. However, if you are worried about proper etiquette while there, you will find that your otherwise calming experience is filled with nerves, concerns and regrets. Your mind may be filled with many questions if …

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How to Thin Out Nail Polish (That’s Too Thick, Goopy, or Clumpy)

One of the greatest beauty tragedies is having your favorite shade of nail polish run out or become too thick or clumpy to use any longer. This is particularly unwelcome if it happened with a limited edition shade that is no longer sold in stores. Thankfully, there are several ways to revive old nail polish …

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10 Benefits of Dry Shampoo (and How to Use It)

Even if you love the squeaky-clean feel of freshly washed hair, you most likely do not love taking so much time to shampoo, condition, comb, dry and style your hair. If you’ve been going through this full hair care routine every day, you’re probably sick of wasting your time every morning just to find out …

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8 Myths About Hair Coloring (Fact vs Fiction)

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Whether you’ve been coloring your hair for years or are just beginning to think about coloring your hair for the first time to cover up some annoying grays, you may have a few questions about how chemical colors are going to affect your hair. No matter what shade you choose, you will want to make …

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Hairdresser vs Barber (What’s the Difference?)

When you hear the term barber, you probably think of the traditional red, white and blue-striped twirling pole posted outside most neighborhood shops. Despite the fact that these signs of the trade date back hundreds of years, barbershops are still very much in vogue and can be found in almost any small or large town …

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What is a Blowout? (Cost, How Long it Takes and Lasts)

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Everyone likes to look and feel their best, and a blowout for your hair may be one of the best ways to accomplish that goal. You probably have plenty of questions about this service, such as what the experience will be like, how long it will take and how much it will cost you. You …

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Should I Get a Pixie Cut? (7 Things You Need to Know)

Although your hair is a huge part of what gives you your identity, it is also one of the easiest parts about you to change. One hour in your stylist’s chair can give you a new color, bold highlights, a fresh cut and a sassy style. However, if you have been tied to one particular …

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11 Different Types of Manicures

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Are you looking for a way to amp up your fingernails and add some health and vibrance to them? A professional manicure may be just what you need to restore your confidence and grow out ragged fingernails that are lacking in strength. However, if you do not already have a type of manicure that you …

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How Much to Tip For a Massage? (and Other Spa Etiquette Questions)

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Are you a little nervous about your first trip to the spa? Have you never before experienced a professional massage or never even set foot in a spa before now? While your insecurity over what to expect may leave you feeling as if it would be better to stay home rather than possibly embarrassing yourself, …

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