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Drink Yourself Beautiful This Holiday

November 28, 2015

MATCHAAs wonderful as traditional green tea is for you, matcha green tea is even better. Why? With matcha, you’re ingesting …

Fancy Veggies: Summer Edition

August 20, 2015

JICAMA What is it? Pronounced “hecama”, this root vegetable is grown in many parts of Central America, South Asia, the Caribbean, and some Andean South American regions. Unlike other starchy root vegetables such …

Keep Your Hair Happy At The Beach

July 20, 2015

Who doesn't love a hot day at the beach? But how do we enjoy the surf with the least damage to our strands? 1. Spray your hair with water mixed with a spoonful …

6 Mantras To Practice Self-Loving

July 14, 2015

1. I HAVE EVERYTHING I NEED I have the power to love, to heal and to grow. I need nothing else. I am not driven by worldly possessions or the affections of others. …

Best Summer Hairstyles

July 6, 2015

Summer is all fun and sun until you realize you’ve got a sunburned scalp and fried ends. These hairstyles will allow you to enjoy all this summer can offer! 1. AVOID SUNBURN 2. PROTECT …

Get Better Hair From Inside Out

July 6, 2015

From how to eat our way to a stronger and healthier head of hair to the answers to our thinning hair dilemmas, here’s how to makeover your fridge and beauty routines to …

5 Ways You're Applying Your Hair Products Wrong

June 16, 2015

1. You're using way too much moisturizing cream, which can weigh your hair down. Instead, squeeze a pea- to quarter-size amount of the hydrating leave-in formula onto one of your palms, and then …

Go Big Or Go Home

June 12, 2015

Summer hair means big, bouncy and flawless. Our team at Aviva put together a list of 4 must-try ways to create voluminous hair. 1. FLIP IT A deep part is the easiest way to …

The Ultimate Hair Schedule You Should Follow

June 3, 2015

We plan for a lot of things in our life. So why not follow a plan to achieve healthier hair? 1. SHAMPOO LESS Start by washing every other day at first, and keep stretching it …

Meet Your New Beauty Staple: Witch Hazel

June 1, 2015

Witch hazel has been around forever, but it’s only recently that the drugstore basic has made its way into our beauty regimens. Try these innovative ideas and experience this a cure-all panacea. Acne …

5 Fruits & Vegetables for A Summer Metabolism Boost

May 27, 2015

Sick of hearing about foods you should be avoiding to achieve that perfect Summer look? Us too. Here are 5 foods that you SHOULD eat in order to boost your metabolism and …

Stylish Hair For A worry-free Graduation Day.. and Night

May 21, 2015

It’s that time of the year again- graduation season! And those square, tasseled hats bring a whole new meaning to “hat hair”. Try out these stylish ‘dos to avoid the inevitable rumpled …

What You Need To Know Before Going Short For Summer

May 13, 2015

1. DON'T WORRY ABOUT THE FACE SHAPE The short cut has to do more with your state of mind than the shape of the face. The key here is finding the right style …

Tips For Better Hair While You Sleep

May 8, 2015

SPLURGE ON A SATIN PILLOW CASE This is one investment that will make a huge difference in your hair health. Smooth satin doesn’t catch and pull your hair as much when you toss …

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

May 7, 2015

The ultimate goal with a Mother's Day gift: finding something that says "You lived through labor and my teen years and words cannot describe how much I love you." These gifts will achieve …

Six Common Flatiron Mistakes

April 30, 2015

Let's be honest: Perfect blowouts typically only happen at a salon. If you want super-straight hair at home, a flat iron is the way to go. Once you find a hot tool …

Is Your Workout Ruining Your Hair?

April 24, 2015

Shocking truth is that you could be doing some serious damage to your hair when you workout. Our team at Aviva Hair is bringing you all the necessary tips to make sure you …

The Secret To Beauty Might Be Right Between The Sheets

April 21, 2015

There are a few things most of us women have in common: we appreciate a decadent dessert, we love a clearance sale at our favorite store and we all wouldn't mind looking …

Beauty Benefits Of Honey

April 17, 2015

Turns out the key to glowing skin and shiny hair is almost definitely already in your kitchen cupboard: honey. No, we don’t mean that sweetened, sticky mess that comes in a bee-shaped …

Beet Detoxifier Smoothie

April 17, 2015

This recipe is a great liver detoxifier so sip up after a long night out, or when your liver, skin, hair and nails need a little extra love. INGREDIENTS 1 cup of organic frozen …

Best Wavy Hair Tutorial For Fine Hair

April 14, 2015

Somewhere between the Kim Kardashian and the Gisele is the Chrissy Teigen—the perfectly smooth, not too messy, not too glossy cool-girl waves we’ve been waiting for. 1. PREP Work volumizing serum through damp hair and …

Pink Hair Don't Care

April 8, 2015

For all the ladies with pastel-colored hair and just in time for Coachella, we are bringing you the ultimate "pink hair care" guide! 1. Brighten Up If you need to brighten up in time …

How To Get Your Fine Hair To The Third Day

April 6, 2015

We all know about the "no 'poo" movement and that washing less is more. But what a gal with fine hair do when skipping shampoo gets you into a grease-ball territory. Our team …

Pixie Remorse & Remedies

April 2, 2015

Kris Jenner, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Lawrence and now Katy Perry have one thing in common... their love for pixie cuts! You might have decided to follow the trend but didn't fall in love …

Your Ultimate Beauty Smoothie

March 31, 2015

INGREDIENTS 2 cups very cold, filtered water 7 cups spinach or kale, chopped 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce 1½ cups chopped celery, about 2 stalks 1 apple, cored and chopped 1 pear, cored and chopped 1 banana 2 Tbs. fresh …

The Ultimate Hair Brush Guide

March 26, 2015

Here's a full guide to the most common types of brushes on the market, plus when to use each one. 1. Synthetic Bristle Brush Usually made from nylon, synthetic bristles are best for super thick hair …

The Perfect Hair Collection

March 23, 2015

Our team at Aviva put together the ultimate list of the best products for your hair. WASH & SOOTHE Hydracreme Hair Care Set - suitable for all hair types and safe for both colored …

Hottest Hair Trends

March 20, 2015

As soon at the hottest events of the year, we are bringing you the top 3 haircuts for your S/S 2015 hair inspiration. 1. THE BOY As seen on: Scarlett Johansson Short …

Go Thick or Go Home

March 18, 2015

If you spend countless hours struggling with your baby-fine strands, begging them to hold a wave or wishing they could magically inflate overnight, then consider this your ultimate full hair list: 1. TAKE …

Revive Your Post-Winter Hair

March 10, 2015

Spring has finally sprung, making it the perfect time to refresh your beauty routine for the new season. To kick things off right, why not start off by tackling probably one of …

Avoid Kim Kardashian's Hair Mistake

March 9, 2015

We all were caught off guard with Kim Kardashian's platinum blonde tresses during the Paris Fashion Week. Although half of us totally loves it and the other cannot stand it, we all agree …

Get Your Hair Back

March 4, 2015

Feeling your ponytail getting thinner? It's time to take these preventive steps. 1. LOOSEN UP Choose looser styles rather than tight updos all the time and to opt for a brushless blow-dry (where you …

Celebrate #NationalPancakeDay With These Hair-Healthy Almond Pancakes

March 3, 2015

Almond Flour Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup almond milk 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional) 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 cup almond flour (finely ground almonds) 2 tablespoons coconut oil melted pinch of sea salt Blueberry Maple …

Healthy Hair Smoothie

February 26, 2015

Boost your morning routine with the delicious healthy hair smoothie. INGREDIENTS  APPLES Apples are rich in antioxidant compounds called flavonoids that combat free radical damage and inflammation. They are the highest natural source of an …

Know Your A, B, C's and E's

February 23, 2015

Vitamin A Beauty Perk: The Anti-Ager Vitamin A is an antioxidant that’s super helpful in the growth and renewal of new skin cells.  You can take it in pill form, or apply it topically – this …

4 Cuts That Magically Add Volume

February 16, 2015

1. ANGLED BOB Celebrity look: Emma Stone, Kate Mara, Lucy Hale A slightly angled lob right above the shoulder will add body and shape to your thin hair. Add side-swept bangs and feathery layers …

FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR HAIR ONCE AGAIN

February 12, 2015

MAGIC TOWEL Think of it as a ShamWow for your head: a microfiber hair towel that soaks up water quickly, so there's no need to torque your hair in a terry-cloth vise—which can …

So You Got A Bad Haircut...

February 9, 2015

If your chunky layers or lob-gone-mushroom wasn’t exactly what you expected, this article is for you! 1. DON'T GO FOR A QUICK FIX AT HOME Sure, getting a new cut is a good way …

What To Feed Your Hair

February 3, 2015

Just take a look in your bathroom at all the various products you’ve invested in to keep your locks in pristine condition from serums to masks. But, all those things work from …

Top Products For Your Hair Type

January 28, 2015

YOUR HAIR IS FINE & STRAIGHT Goal: volume without weight How-to: start off with washing your hair with a thickening shampoo and conditioner, but use the latter only on the very ends of your …

4 Ways To Detox Your Hair

January 26, 2015

Wash, condition, apply serum, apply heat styling spray, blow-dry, hairspray... repeat. Did you ever stop to think about what you are doing to your hair everyday? Perhaps a hair detox is in order. 1. REPLENISH …

What It Takes To Go & Stay Blonde

January 20, 2015

Celebrities like Michelle Williams, Rita Ora, and Gwen Stefani serve up some serious blonde hair envy. If you maintain a full Pinterest board of platinum blonde beauty, then read on! 1. CONSULT A …

How Vitamins Aid Hair Growth

January 16, 2015

Well, it’s official: 2015 is upon us! With the start of a new year, many of us will be looking for ways to lead a healthier life, whether that means eating cleaner, …

Hair Habits You Need To Quit

January 14, 2015

When all the shea butter and coconut oil in the world can't revive your broken (or frizzy or dull or...) hair, it's time to start playing some damage-control offense. Here are the …

5 Worst Foods For Your Hair

January 12, 2015

Did you know that some foods can keep your locks from growing? It’s true! If your NYE resolution is to grow a glowing mane these are the top 5 foods to avoid …

Big Bun Theory

January 7, 2015

HOW TO STYLE A GIANT TOP KNOT WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE A LOT OF HAIR 1. Gather your hair into a high ponytail. It is easier if you flip your head over and brush your hair up. Make sure …

Grow Your Hair

January 2, 2015

START WITH HEALTHY HAIR Make sure your hair feels healthy before you start the grow-out process, because if it starts to break off, you're going nowhere. Use a deep conditioner regularly and consider …

New Years Beauty Resolutions

January 1, 2015

New Hair Color Nothing says makeover like bright colored locks. And because summer is often a time to lighten up with highlights and ombre, winter seems the ideal season to spice up your strands …

Bubbly Pairings

December 30, 2014

Champagne and caviar go hand in hand for New Year's. This holiday season we suggest you go for less conventional pairings, which turn out to be as surprising as they are delicious. 1. To …

New Year, New Healthy Hair Countdown

December 26, 2014

WEEK 1 Start daily acts of kindness to your hair. Drink 5 glasses of water, everyday. Add color to your diet by eating different kinds of fruits and salads. Substitute your cup of coffee …

Hair Volumizers That Work

December 18, 2014

These insider secrets inflate a limp mane, leaving you with awesome, long-lasting volume. GIVE YOUR ROOTS A MEGA BOOST Wash your hair with a vokumizing shampoo then apply conditioner to the ends only (you …

New Hair Washing Rules

December 16, 2014

Little tweaks in your shower routine could make your hair fuller, healthier, and more manageable. "Lather, Rinse, Repeat"... NOT DO IT EVERY OTHER DAY Your hair looks best when the natural oils that start in …

Holiday Gifts for New Parents

December 12, 2014

Aviva browsed the net for the handiest. coolest and newest "new-parent" gifts on the market. Get inspired! CONVERTIBLE CAR SEAT You may be thinking: Oh, sure, every parent will already have a car seat for the baby, …

Best Cuts for Fine Hair

December 10, 2014

With a few standard hair rules and cutting techniques, your fine hair can be on it’s way to voluminous styles in no time. Stay Classic Bobs never go out of style, and they're an …

Natural Remedies for Hair Growth

December 10, 2014

At Aviva, we are all about giving women the tools they need to get the long, healthy, luscious locks of their dreams. Whether you’re growing out an unfortunate haircut or just want …

Holiday Ribbon Braid

December 9, 2014

1. Section off the hair on the top of your head in a horseshoe shape (the base of the horseshoe is at your crown). 2. Gather all the hair from the front section …

Thicker Hair Tricks

December 4, 2014

The secret for blow-drying fine hair? Don't be so meticulous about it. Let us explain. 1. Use Two Volumizing Products At Once. Prep damp hair from roots to ends with a volumizing spray and …

Reboot System

December 2, 2014

Thanksgiving is over! But sugar-filled cranberry, sweet potato casserole and pumpkin pie may still be with you. Did you know that some food can remain in your system for up to four …

Beauty Enhancing Thanksgiving Foods

November 26, 2014

Instead of feeling guilty give yourself a pat on the back for all the beautifying nutrients on your Thanksgiving plate. Turkey: lots of lean protein Beauty benefit: longer, stronger nails Brussels sprouts: 1/5 of your …

DIY Pumpkin Hair Mask

November 25, 2014

As one of the most nutritional foods available year round, the pumpkin is so much more than a delicious pie filler. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, both the flesh and seeds of …

Winter Proof Your Hair

November 20, 2014

Winter is coming. Time To Switch Up Your Beauty Routine. Harsh cold can wreak havoc on your complexion and hair. As winter temperatures fall and the air gets drier, your skin and hair …

Top 10 Beauty Bloggers in 2014

November 18, 2014

  Ask any beauty enthusiast and they’ll tell you that few things compare to the excitement of finding a new blog that they can really connect with. Luckily, these days the internet world …

Beauty Must Take Two

November 17, 2014

A Beauty pill reimagined. Close your eyes, take a deep breath and picture a perfect vitamin. One that provides you with beauty perks, essential nutrients and revitalizing botanicals. All your hair and …

Postpartum Hair Tips

November 14, 2014

Ask any new mommy and she’ll tell you that having a baby is the best decision she’s ever made. But what’s less likely to garner enthusiasm? Postpartum hair loss. This side effect, …

Keeping Bleached Hair Healthy

November 14, 2014

It’s no surprise that so many of us insist on going to the salon for highlights and dye jobs, even though we know how damaging bleach can be. Few things can brighten …

Winter Season Hair Tips

November 13, 2014

It’s that time of the year again, when we have to put away all the summer gear and whip out the sweaters and boots. The leaves are changing and it’s time to …

Top YouTube Beauty Gurus 2014

October 2, 2014

Ask any girl and she’ll tell you that few activities can compete with the fun of swapping beauty tips and doing makeovers with friends. These days, YouTube has made it possible to …

Nate Bova

August 12, 2014

The internal structure of African-American hair is more susceptible to breakage than any other hair type. It must be nourished and treated with care to grow long, strong and luxuriant. Women with …

FitFabFun Interviews Ron Robinson

August 12, 2014

Aviva Hair Revitalizer Cosmetic Chemist, Ron Robinson If you’ve got lackluster locks, think about what you’re putting into your hair, in addition to what you’re putting on it. Enviable tresses require proper …

Questions on Hair Loss for Women

July 31, 2014

60% of women will experience hair loss at some point in their life – why is this number so high? The scalp has approximately 100,000 hairs and it is completely normal to lose …

Popular Myths About Dark Hair Growth

July 14, 2014

Dark hair is inherently “different” from other types of hair.Not true! At a very basic level, most types of hair are exactly the same. And all hair is “dead”—otherwise, it would hurt …

Nate Bova

June 20, 2014

Achieving the latest beautiful red carpet looks at home takes a creative hand and long strong hair. Taking a supplement like Aviva Hair Revitalizer All Natural every day can help improve length, …

Hair Loss Solutions for Women

March 10, 2014

Did you know that 40% of Americans suffering from hair loss are women? Hair loss happens to everyone, every day, but many women miss the early warning signs of severe hair loss. …