You treat your body to some relaxing time out, sink into fragrant bubble baths and lather your skin with luxurious masks and essential oils – so why not do the same for your hair?

Lest you thought that all of your cosmetics belonged on your vanity table or in your bathroom cabinet, we encourage you to think again. Some of the most vital beauty fixes are things you would normally find in your kitchen, lending true meaning to the old adage – “you are what you eat.”

There’s no time like spring to harness the energy of renewal – but why stop with budding blooms, balmier temperatures and a brighter, lightweight wardrobe? If your wintertime tresses aren’t exactly uplifting, you can take the situation into your own hands and reinvent yourself with a fresh hair color.

Big night out? Second question – why short-change your hair? Even if you think your hair can only get so soft and silky, it remains to be seen what an intensive hair mask or treatment can yield, especially when you start prepping the morning of your event.

It’s been said that fashion is cyclical, with trends fading away only to become popular once more a few decades later. And judging by some of Hollywood’s chicest stars, it seems that hairstyles repeat themselves as well.

With fall underway, many women are likely to change their hair color from their summer standby to a more seasonally appropriate shade. And while some gals opt for subtle highlights, others prefer a more dramatic alteration to celebrate the arrival of a new season.

Fashion Week has moved to Milan, but that isn’t stopping people around the country from talking about the hottest looks that are showing up on the runways. And, it seems that there was one trend that dominated Gucci’s models – gloss.

While many women look forward to a trip to the salon, busy schedules can keep ladies from returning as often as they’d like. Gals on the go who don’t have time for regular appointments may want to employ a few tricks to keep their cut and color looking fresh for as long as possible.