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  • New Innovative Ceramic Hair Brush Straightens Hair In Seconds

    If you have curly or frizzy, thick hair, getting your hair to look how you want can be a nightmare and take way too much time. The process of trying to tame the mane is a long one, stating with blowdrying, and ending with flat ironing your hair in small sections, over and over again. It certainly makes just throwing your hair up into a bun or pony tail seem like the only real option. But, always having your hair up in a pony tail holder isn't good for your locks!

    Fret not, though - a brand new tool is here to make straightening your hair oh-so easy. The geniuses of DAFNI invented an innovative new hot tool for your hair that's a combination of a brush and straightener! According to their website, DAFNI is a "revolutionary hair straightening brush. Simply brush your hair and it will be straight and smooth in minutes. No fuss, no clips."

    Sounds too good to be true, right? Check out the video below of DAFNI's co-founder Sharon Rabi using the brush (who has incredibly thick, curly hair!) to see the amazingness in action.

     

    It certainly looks like a quick way to get your hair style-perfect in a short amount of time. Just think... more time sleeping before needing to get to school or work! And, more time picking out that perfect outfit and doing your make-up before a night out with the girls or going on a date. It could certainly make a DIY prom, homecoming, or holiday party hair style a lot easier!  Continue reading

  • Haircut Trends to try for a New You!

    The school year is about to begin and the New Year is just around the corner! You are once again reunited with your classmates and getting settled into your new classes. This year, it's your chance to amp up your style and refresh your look. Fashion is constantly changing and usually some back-to-school shopping does the trick. But, if you want to really make a drastic change to your look...try a whole new hairstyle! So many haircuts are on trend right now and we picked out a few of our favorite current ones.

    The Lob - Long Bob

    So many celebs have drastically changed their hair for summer of 2014. One of the biggest trends of the year was the infamous long bob. This intermediate cut is not too short but not too lengthy.  The on trend term for the Long Bob is The Lob.  The long bob has a wide range of variations from sexy waves to groovy seventies inspired bangs.  Even Beyonce went from her luscious long locks to this sassy short cut. Everyone is jumping on this hairstyle and can't get enough of it. Who said short hair wasn't sexy? This is great for someone who wants to try something new but not totally extreme.  Sienna Miller and Jennifer Aniston are just two of the many A-List celebs that have opted for the the long bob hairstyle.

    Sienna Miller wears long bob lob hairstyle

    long bob hairstyle - the lob - Jennifer aniston

    Ombre Highlights

    For the past couple of years, ombre highlights have been getting so popular...everybody tried some kind of form of ombre...even ombre dresses! When it comes to your hair, whether it's a subtle one shade lighter ombre or a full on platinum blonde ombre...there's endless possibilities on how extreme you can go. Adding color like pinks and reds to add some edginess to your style is a great way to more drastically change your appearance.  Check out how Ciara and Rachel Bilson rock the ombre hairstyle below.

    Ciara Ombre HairRachel Bilson Ombre Hair

    Shaved Side Hairstyle

    Another trend celebs all over this year have been rocking is the shaved side hairstyle. You've seen it on pop stars like Miley Cyrus...Rihanna...and Cassie. Not many people would go for this look because of the drastic side buzz cut and the maintenance, but if you want a look that will have you standing out from the crowd, then this will definitely do it!

    Rihanna's shaved side hairstyleIf you want to try it but don't want to go too extreme, here's a temporary look Kendall Jenner rocked similar to that trend. Short, small braids is a great way to go edgy for just a few days without giving your mom a heart attack!

    Kendall Jenner's short small side braidsWhich trend is your favorite? Which one will you try out?? Tell us by leaving a comment below!

     

     

  • Hot Summer 2014 Quinceanera Trends!

    Is your 15th birthday rapidly approaching? Thinking of celebrating your Quinceanera soon? Summer is such an exciting time for you and your community to embrace this remarkable pastime, which you will cherish forever! Even though this tradition is held in many Latin, Central, and South American countries differently, the concept and value are still the same. It is important for families to recognize a young lady's presentation into society as a woman. The word "Quinceanera" actually refers to the young girl (15-year old) being celebrated and the ritual of a party and mass where this young girl presents herself to God and the community, honoring both herself and her religion. The Quineanera is a timeless tradition and should be carried out through generations of beautiful, talented young women!

    Quinceanera With Her CourtOf course, much planning goes into this special party, and we cannot forget the best part...the DRESS! Girls put much thought and effort into picking the perfect dresses for themselves and their court to match their theme and personality. Of course, trends are always changing, but traditional is always in! Many girls go with a standard princess-like, extra full, ball gown style dress. This season there are some newer colors and patterns, like animal print, but the most popular dresses are still the traditional ones. The trendiest colors for Summer 2014 Quinceanera's are pink, blue, white, and some pastel shades, however blue seems to take the cake! We pick Vizcaya by Mori Lee style 88001 in Deep Aqua for the ruffled organza skirt and beaded corset bodice!

    Vizcaya by Mori Lee 88001

    For something more sophisticated and without so much ruffle, we adore Vizcaya by Mori Lee 88066 in either white, champagne, or light blue. The bow accent is very glamorous and the jeweled bodice is breathtaking!

    Vizcaya by Mori Lee 88066

     No Quinceanera would be complete without shoes, and for some, several pairs! In fact, many ceremonies have a "changing of the shoes" where the girl's father will take off the honorary girl's low heels, and replace them with a high heel, as a sign off stepping into womanhood. Many Quince's will have three pairs of shoes including flats to dance in, or to be comfortable towards the end of the celebration. The trend for Summer 2014 in this category is pretty spread out including pink heels, metallic platforms, glittery sandals, and even strappy, colorful heels with tassels of favorite soccer teams! The options are limitless, so it's a good thing some get to choose more than one pair! We like the Jilly by Night Moves Metallic Heels, and the Gail by Sweetie's Strappy Sandal!

    Jilly by Night Moves Jilly by Night Moves
    Gail by Sweetie's Gail by Sweetie's

    Once the party outfit is put together, it's time to think about hair! Most girls like to wear a tiara or crown, but some go without it. As far as Quince hairstyles, the traditional way is to wear a simple, age appropriate up-do or hair flowing and pinned half up. Nothing over the top to take away from the dress or a girl's natural beauty, but something elegant and off the eyes and face. Many girls like to accent their hair with flowers or crystal jewels, or match their hair with their damas (fellow girl court members).

    Pretty Quinceanera Hairstyle Pretty Quinceanera Hairstyle

    Getting everything together for this special day can take many months of planning and organizing so don't forget to start early! Having the perfect look is a major part, and we are always here to help! Stay tuned for more Quinceanera trends and updates!

    Vizcaya by Mori Lee 88098
  • Pixie Parties!

    Have you attended a "pixie party" yet? Probably not, since it's not something you necessarily attend; it's more of a movement. Pixie haircuts are taking over our favorite Hollywood hotties and we're loving the fresh and fun hair-do!

    Pixie cuts are so prominent that almost every magazine has picked out their favorite starlets that switched from long locks to pixie cuts. We've gathered up our favorites - take a look below!

    sev-cos-01-jennifer-lawrence-pixie-lgnJennifer Lawrence - The Roo Crew are HUGE fans of The Hunger Games, so it's no surprise that J. Law topped our pixie list. Rumor has it thst the reason she traded in her long Katniss braid for short blonde hair is due to the damage dying constantly has caused to her locks. Either way, we think she looks gorgeous.

    sev-celebs-with-short-hair-shailene-woodley-lgnShailene Woodley - We can't even begin to describe how excited we are for Shailene to star in The Fault in Our Stars - another bestselling book turned movie. She chopped all her hair off to play the role of Hazel Grace, a cancer survivor, and after the big cut she donated her hair to a nonprofit called "Children with Hairloss."

    Charlize-Theron-Glamour-7oct13_pa_b_592x888Charlize Theron - We loved Charlize as the Queen in "Snow White and the Hunstman" which is why we're not surprised that she picked a hairstyle suited for royalty.

    anne-hathaway_glamour_7may2013_pa_bAnne Hathaway - It is widely known that Anne chopped her long Princess-Diaries locks off for her lead role in Le Miserables. However, what most people don't know is that she is having an extremely hard time with the hair growing back. We're not upset about it because we're totally loving her pixie princess look!

    With the New Year almost here, a pixie haircut is definitely a great look to try out for a New You! Just print out a picture of your favorite hairstyle and bring it to your stylist! Which celeb is rocking your favorite pixie cut? Comment below to share!

    Source: Seventeen Magazine, Glamour Magazine

  • Get Ready for your Winter and Holiday Formals with A Roo Girl!

    The most exciting part of having an upcoming event is picking out the perfect outfit, which goes far beyond just the dress. You also have to make sure you have the perfect hairstyle, make up, and shoes to truly complete your outfit! Because of all these important aspects of putting an outfit together, sometimes it can turn into a lengthy process, especially if you have no idea where to start! So, we're going to show you how we get ready for our special events in four easy steps! Read on for easy steps to get ready for a winter inspired dance or formal event.

    Step 1: Pick which dress length you would feel most comfortable in. Since you're going to a formal event, you'll be walking, sitting and probably dancing. Therefore, you want to choose a dress that doesn't keep you from the fun! And, of course, one that you love!

    Blush style 9800We chose Blush 9800, a floor-length, powder blue/nude mermaid gown!

    Step 2: Now that you've picked your perfect dress, it's time to move onto shoes. We tend to go with heels for most formal events, but if you're not comfortable wearing heels you could always go with a dressy pair of flats, especially if you plan on wearing a long gown that will hide the shoes anyway! Listed below are Sizzle by Coloriffics Andes and Touch Ups Dale - two shoes that we'd love to wear with Blush 9800!

    Sizzle by Coloriffics Andes HeelsTouch Ups Dale Heels

    If you want to go with fancy flats, Sweetie's Anne Ballet Flat is a great choice! They are the perfect shoe to sweeten up any social occasion dress, and with them coming in 3 different colors: Black, Nude, and Silver, there's definitely one to match your dress. Continue reading

  • Get Bella Thorne's Gorgeous Red Hair

    Bella Thorne is known for shakin' it up on the Disney Channel TV show "Shake It Up," but she's also known for something else...her gorgeous red hair, of course! Ever wonder how she keeps her locks so perfect? HollywoodLife.com recently got the scoop on how how! Read on to see what they had to say.

    Bella-Thorne-red-hair

    Maintaining a vibrant hair color seems like a hard task, but HollywoodLife.com revealed that it doesn't have to be difficult at all. They said that using L’Oréal Professionnel Inoa Color Care makes maintaining that vibrant look a cinch. Available at salons like Warren-Tricomi in New York City, this line of products includes the Protective Cream Shampoo, which contains an excess amount of nutrients in order to prolong the intensity and shine of color-treated hair. The line also contains the Protective Cream Conditioner, which provides hair with a barrier on the surface to keep color looking vibrant. HollywoodLife.com also added in, "It also provents harmful aggressors from fading the color!" The Protective Maque is the final product in this hair care line, which hydrates dry hair while protecting the color, leaving hair silky and shiny.

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    Want another Bella Thorne hair secret? Watch the video above! She says that for those with naturally wavy locks, put your hair up in a bun when you go to sleep. When you wake up, you'll have perfect waves without the need of any extra product!

  • Give Yourself a Virtual Makeover!

    It's a new season, and that means it's a perfect time to reinvent yourself! Especially with Homecoming here, it's a perfect time to try out a new look, whether it be the type of dress you choose to wear to your homecoming dance, the makeup you wear, or a totally new hairstyle! We know it can be scary to change a style you've become so accustomed to, which is why we're totally in love with Seventeen Magazine's Virtual Makeover Tool!

    Seventeen's Virtual Makeover Tool

    The Seventeen Mag Virtual Makeover Tool is a perfect way to try out a new hairstyle or makeup look without taking the risk of actually cutting your hair, or spending hours doing your makeup, only to find out that you're totally not feeling it. You can either upload your own photo to get the most accurate results, or use one of Seventeen's models for a quicker option.

    Virtual Makeover Celebrity Instant Makeup Looks

    The hair options are super fun because they're all taken from celebrities. So, if there's certain celeb looks that you've been wanting to try out so badly, but have been too scared to pull the trigger, take a look at Seventeen's gallery! They have everyone from Katy Perry to Blake Lively.

    Virtual Makeover Lips

    The makeup part is so fun, too! You get to choose makeup for your eyes, lips, and overall face. Best yet, the tool will even tell you the exact makeup that's being used, so you can go out and get it yourself. And, if you just can't even decide where to start when it comes to the makeup, there's a whole slew of celebrity looks you can choose from for an "instant makeup look." If you choose from a celebrity's makeup look, the tool will still tell you exactly what makeup was used. It doesn't get much easier than this!

    Have fun with your virtual self, and comment below if you find a new look that you love!

  • Hot Homecoming Hair-Do's!

    School is just around the corner and you know what that means.. homecoming! And, everyone here at Rissy Roo's is definitely excited for homecoming! Not only are we looking forward to helping you pick out your dream dress, we want to show you some new hair styles to pull the entire look together. Let's get started!

    Jennifer Lawrence beach wavesJennifer Lawrence looks flawless with never ending beach waves, a look so perfect for homecoming. It keeps your hairdo simple, while still being so on trend.

    mcx-fall-hair-color-katy-perry-de-15921492A huge trend this year are finger waves. It's a classic, yet, elegant take on traditional curls, and Katy Perry wears the look so well in the above picture. It's a very elegant look to choose!

    Celebrity-Hair-style-Dianna-AgronHalf up half down is the perfect mixture of party and professional! You can rock this style with straight or curly hair! Dianna Agron's look above is so easy to do by yourself, or take the picture to your hairstylist for them to do it for you!

    celebrity-hair-accessoryBe bold by adding some accessories to your hair to spice things up a bit! This is a perfect hair choice if you're wearing a more subdued dress.

    What hairstyles are you gushing over for your upcoming homecoming dance?

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