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Beauty and Hair Care

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    The Best-Tasting Throat Lozenges For Cold and Flu Season

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be largely inoperative because of the government shutdown and, as the website states, "the lapse in government funding," but here at the Houston Press, we've still got your back. So sure, we can't with any medical authority tell you what this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    10 Texas Acts We Totally Want to Smell Like

    Last week, pop goddess Katy Perry unveiled her brand-new perfume, Killer Queen -- a fruity, intoxicating scent named after some old Beatles song or something. The fragrance's official Web site claims it features top notes of dark plum, wild berries and bergamot with subtle hints of cashmeron, natura ... More >>

  • Music

    September 19, 2013

    Sibling Revelry

    A few local bands keep it in the family.

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    She Likes Rough Sex and It Scares Me. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! I'M A MAKEUP JUNKIE Dear Willie D: I started wearing makeup when I was 12 years old and have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    A Timeline of the World, Post-Beyoncé Haircut

    On August 7, in the year of Beyoncé and Blue Ivy 2013, a photo was placed on the official royal Instagram of her Bey-Hiveness Beyoncé. The queen had gotten a haircut. People gasped, women immediately called their beauticians at the stroke of midnight wanting the cut. Rihanna, Miley Cyrus and Pin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Bathtime = Mealtime? Appetizing Personal Care Products

    This post is not about eating and drinking in the bathroom. There is no shame is sipping a glass of wine during a luxurious bubble bath or taking advantage of a mounted television a swanky hotel's powder room to snack on some cheetos while watching Deadliest Catch and tweaking your eyeliner. What ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2013

    Keep Houston Beard

    A movement, for the playoffs.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Keep Houston Beard: Rockets Fans Create Meme, T-Shirt in Support of Team

    Rockets fans have, at times, been criticized for their lack of fervor. Outside of the Red Rowdies, the Toyota Center can be a staid place, even during critical games. But much of that is owed to the fact that the most expensive seats -- the seats often occupied by corporate interests rather than har ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    These Old AQUA VELVA Commercials Alone Should Get Pete Rose Into The Hall Of Fame (w/ VIDEO)

    Major League Baseball decided to delay announcing the 2013 Hall of Fame induction class until Wednesday this week so as not to have the news buried by coverage of the historic clash between Alabama and Notre Dame for the BCS title. For Major League Baseball, it's a refreshing dose of self awareness ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    David Sha's "Her Hair" Is Unapologetically Natural

    The other day our dear friend Lisa told Rocks Off a story that really brought emotion and life to Houston R&B artist David Sha's anthem, "Her Hair," a romantic cry for African-American women to wear their hair as God intended -- natural. The story goes that when Lisa saw Mary Lou Retton win the al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Incubus' Brandon Boyd On Music, Imagination, And Moustaches

    Tomorrow night, Incubus performs up in the Woodlands, flanked by Mutemath and Linkin Park for the 2012 Honda Civic Tour. On paper, it's a pretty odd lineup. But, at the suggestion of vocalist Brandon Boyd, we'll substitute the word 'odd' for another one: Eclectic. As it stands, all three bands are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Wait: Why Is Justin Bieber Making Perfume For Girls?

    Look, I like money. It's fun. It smells good in your hands. It can get you food, clothing, shelter and even booze. I get the appeal of money. I hope one day to have more money than I have now. Maybe even a credit card. Justin Bieber likes money too. I respect that. "Get your paper, dawg," as he wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    What Does 180 Years Smell Like? Heaven, When You're Guerlain

    Guerlain makes some of the most beautiful perfumes in the world: l'Heure Bleu, Jicky and the Queen of All Perfumes, Shalimar. One of the oldest, most famous Parisian design houses, Guerlain has been making luxury perfumes since 1828 and for many perfume fans, it represents the highest standard of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Men, Nail Polish and Gender Identity: Did You Know This Was a Thing?

    fashionbombdaily.comDave Navarro: Indoctrinating young boys into a cult of nail polish?​Just as I was wrapping up researching and writing a lighthearted piece about what a man's nail polish color says about him, I happened to tune in to an episode of ABC's Primetime Nightline entitled "My (Ext ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Calvin Day: Alleged Pervy Dermatologist Loses License

    KSATJust walk away, Cal Day​The Texas Medical Board has suspended the license of a San Antonio dermatologist indicted last month on two counts of sexually assaulting patients -- but what really got our attention is the part where he ordered an employee to stick a laser hair-removal device "int ... More >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    OPI's Texas Nail Colors: Some Ideas They Missed

    Texas hair and Texas nails​If you have ladyparts and have ever had a mani/pedi, odds are pretty good you've been adorned with OPI nail polish, and probably even bought some to take home. OPI's built a strong reputation on not only its high-end but affordable and durable products, but also its ... More >>

  • Music

    February 3, 2011
  • Music

    January 27, 2011
  • Calendar

    December 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Music's 15 Gnarliest Moustaches

    ​Moustaches are all the rage these days. From shirts to snow globes, rides, wax and tattoos, everyone wants a moustache or at least to support the cause. Rocks Off even has a moustache. When it was longer we combed it while driving or lounging, much to the chagrin of the people around us. Ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Seven Reasons Why Your Hair Stylist Hates You

    Soccer Moms -- SHUT UP!!!!​Okay, we admit it -- we don't really care who cuts our hair. But we drafted someone who does, to find out the inner secrets of the scissors-wielding fraternity.She talked to one of the best hair stylists in Houston, and learned things that made her hair curl -- and turne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Mullets & More: 17 Signature Musical Hairstyles

    ​If you have hair, Craig's Hlist hates you. Not in a "you shot my whole family" or "you are the serial killer who dissolved my sibling in a vat of acid" way, more in a "you got the last sausage and cheese kolaches at the office" way. Our hair loss began sometime in high school, when we were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Why Can't We Stop Staring At This Guitar?

    Marc Brubaker​ While we were sifting through all the fine pictures that were taken Sunday at Buzzfest, Rocks Off found this one of Seether frontman Shaun Morgan. Look at the intensity in his eyes as he probably plays their cover of Wham!'s "Careless Whisper" or something. The chipped black nail po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    New DVDs This Week: Good Hair by Chris Rock

    This is bad hair: that ratty, tatty, tangle of hair that has been relaxed, greased and flattened to within an inch of its life sitting atop the heads of lots of African American women (and some men). Since it won't do anything even slightly Vanessa Williams-like (no bouncing curls or windswept ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Dominique Sachse, The Ball's In Your Court

    We were nosing around the blog of our sister paper the Dallas Observer and saw this item about a local newswoman's interview with George W. Bush.In reading the comments to it, we learned that the blogs of the local television newspeople in Dallas are a helluva different in Dallas than they are here. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Highest-Ranking NASA Woman Ever Prepares For Re-Entry To Private Life

    Shana Dale, the highest-ranking woman in NASA history, is leaving the agency after three years as second-in-command.NASA's press release on the subject said she announced the decision today, but readers of her blog were tipped off about it last week. (Clearly, we were not readers of her blog.)Dale s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    Not So Great News from the Health Department

    We scanned the Houston Department of Health and Human Services reports from August 11 to August 19 and found these places among the offenders. The School of Culinary Arts (1900 Yorktown) seems to have a hairy bunch of students. During an August 19 inspection, its kitchen 405 was cited for “Food e ... More >>

  • News

    July 10, 2008

    A Native American Family Fights Against Hair Length Rules

    When five-year-old Adriel Arocha ran afoul of the Needville school district, getting cut off wasn't an option for his parents

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    I Cannot Stop Watching the Trojan Vibrator Ad

    Um, has anyone else seen the Trojan ad for that new purple vibrator you can wear on your fingertip? You have? You want to see it again? I first saw the ad on late night cable, and I was initially stunned as I watched two bad actresses discuss Trojan’s new Vibrating Touch, a small massager th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008

    Slideshow: Lebowski Bash at Caroline Collective

    We just loaded up a batch of photos from Saturday's Lebowski Bash at Caroline Collective, featuring bowling balls, mustaches, art cars, nihilists, the Tontons and SexyATTACK. -- KP

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Drenched in MySpace

    Yes, that’s right, folks! Drenched In Blog has a new MySpace profile. We promise no annoying spam about ringtones and gift cards if you add us. We will never post late night drunken bulletins detailing our suicidal plans or ruined dates, but we will warn you about illicit content in the picture se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2007

    Found...and Now We’re Lost

    I found this flyer this morning at Diedrich Coffee on Montrose. Is this some sort of viral marketing campaign or someone with a serious eye problem who's really into prayer? Maybe this guy is just terrified of having a bad haircut or rocking the pirate look. Hit up the comments if you've got any inf ... More >>

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Making Scents of the Stars

    A buyer's guide to celebrity fragrances

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2006

    I'm Sorry, Enrique Iglesias

    Does this guy look "extra small" to you? It was a harmless little joke between two guys who were getting along. A joke that went horribly, horribly wrong. Last year, I briefly interviewed (scroll down) heart throb Enrique Iglesias when he came to town to promote his new cologne, True Star. When I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2006

    I'm Sorry, Enrique Iglesias

    Does this guy look "extra small" to you? It was a harmless little joke between two guys who were getting along. A joke that went horribly, horribly wrong. Last year, I briefly interviewed (scroll down) heart throb Enrique Iglesias when he came to town to promote his new cologne, True Star. When I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    Will Shave for Sex

    Gibson.com So, Houston ladies, you're saying this ain't sexy? H-town has been making all kindsa' lists lately. And now it seems that damn, we're smoove. Proving that in America, anyone can start an organization about anything, we have word from the National Organization of Social Crusaders Repu ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 10, 2005

    Preserving Hair-itage

    A photographer documents traditional Nigerian hairstyles

  • Resolutions

    January 20, 2005

    That's Rich

    We're not making up these beauty and fitness treatments

  • Music

    April 22, 2004
  • Calendar

    July 31, 2003

    Hair Today...

    A documentary restyles a misconstrued haircut

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Letters

    Pull Back the Cover, Bellaire Brats, Do It Yourself

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Hair Line

    Superfast at Supercuts? Not if you want Trevino's special styling.

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Hairdresser

    Kevin Roberts, On the Cover

  • Dining

    September 7, 2000

    Trend-scendent

    Lunch with: Melissa Noble

  • Culture

    July 8, 1999

    Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    Clune's Chicks takes a cheeky look at the '70s

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