Category: Fashion

Preventing ‘Wicked Witch of the Summer’ Head and Hair

Preventing ‘Wicked Witch of the Summer’ Head and Hair Anyone living through hot summers with high sun is at risk. You know what I mean; parched, limp, flyaway, straw-like hair from too much exposure to sun, sand, salt water, sweat and swimming pool chlorine. Or nasty sunburn on scalps with little or no hair. Either […]

Parting is such sweet… Hair Psychology?

Donna Kim-Brand Parting Is Such Sweet…Hair Psychology? Have you lain on a couch in your hair salon dealing with deep rooted issues of your Hair Psychology? What?? I didn’t think so!! I almost always part my hair on one side – the left- which some psychologists would say indicates a dominance of my left brain; […]

Prom Hair Highlights

Donna Kim-Brand Prom Hair Highlights Unless you are a dancer, debutante, or played dress-up, your first formal dress-up event where hair plays a big role just might be your school prom. As I recall from years past, the trick is to look like you made effort while also feeling comfortable. After all, part of the […]

June 30 / 2015

The mystique of bridal veils

Donna Kim-Brand The Mystique of Bridal Veils Wedding season is upon us and today we wanted to explore at Hairchatter a crown of glory other than hair – the bridal veil that is. Nowadays, bridal veils are considered part of the traditional wedding outfit, along with gown, shoes and bouquet. Styles abound based on tradition, […]

Brow Loss Broohaha (part II)

Brow Loss Broohaha (part II)  Donna Kim Brand Enjoy part II of our blog post “Brow Loss Broohaha”: ·        Trichtomillomania– this is a self-induced, recurrent loss of hair whereby an afflicted person, often depressed, stressed or on the OCD spectrum, anticipates the tension of pulling their hair out strand by strand, then the sense of […]

June 16 / 2015

Brow Loss Broohaha

Donna Kim-Brand Brow Loss  Broohaha One day, an artist friend offered to permanently dye my eyebrows to gain more definition (of my face, not just my brows).  I was flabbergasted…and resitent. After a lifetime of minimal make-up use or personal primping, I finally took the time to actually look in the mirror at myself and […]

How to tame your mane

Top 7 Hair Frizz Factors and How to Tame Your Mane Donna Kim-Brand We say April showers bring May flowers, but what they could also bring is relief from dry, static-y, fly-away, frizzy hair. Frizzy hair is the bane of those who seek naturally cooperative hair that looks like you actually made effort to style […]

Hair Summer Maintenance (part I)

Donna Kim-Brand 10 Top Tips on Hair Summer Maintenance- It’s that time again! Time for the annual energetic burst of clean up and clear out that rears its head about this time every year. Whether it’s the sunshine & warm breezes, open windows and doors after a winter of being cooped up or something internal […]

May 07 / 2015

Meh Head Hair

Donna Kim-Brand Catwalks these days are graced by the finest in haute couture accented by… admirably unremarkable hair- otherwise considered non-hair, or ‘meh’ hair. Rather than the usual array of dramatic colors, edgy cuts or flamboyant styles, fifty shades of mousy brown hair hang limp, loose and long on many of the models. Many of […]

April 14 / 2015

Hippity Hop Hats

Donna Kim-Brand We finally escaped Groundhog Day and are well on our way into the full bloom of springtime. Along with garden flowers and cherry blossoms that burst onto the scene, so also do ladies’ hats. There are hat etiquette pointers, traditions and protocols to get aligned with, and special events to which wearing a […]

April 07 / 2015
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