The Cocktail Hat – What is it Exactly?

cocktailhatFor those of you who do not know what a cocktail hat is – it’s a small brimless dress hat that is worn simply for style since this hat does not provide Hair Coverage at all. The base of the hat can be found in a few variations such as a tear drop shape which allows it to sit comfortably on ones head or a flat base. They usually have flowers, feathers and such other designs and embellishments which makes it dressy and fashionable. In addition, some come with a net hanging over which droops down over ones face to provide an extra special look.

How did the Cocktail Hat come about?

In the 1930’s women took great interest in wearing daytime hats. However, these weekday hats did not suit their needs when they were looking to go to fancy affairs such as cocktail parties, tea dances, etc. Therefore, the designers of the time came out with the cocktail hat which is more appropriate for dress of higher class. Today, Cocktail Hats are worn by women all over, especially by Royalty. It makes a great fascinator and hair accessory for a Wig and Hair on a special occasion. Cocktail hats can be found in white worn by a bride as well as in all different colors for any special occasion. Some have tall embellishments for those looking to provide height and some are small and flat.

So if you’re looking for an extra little something to dress up your outfit you know exactly what you need! Just remember, if you are looking for a Dress Hat to provide head coverage you should try and stick to a cloche or other kind of Hat.

At Your Wits End With Your Wig? Try The Wigrip Comfort Band!

wigripThis is for those of you who wear wigs and for those of you who don’t wear wigs yet. Understandably, a wig can tend to be a little uncomfortable at times due to many reasons such as clips, security, weight, etc. However, what to do when you need to cover your hair for reasons such as hair loss and religion and are interested in wearing a wig?

The answer of course is the WIGrip comfort band.

The WIGrip was created with you in mind to provide ultimate comfort and practicality so that wearing a wig is now ideal! The wigrip is basically a Velour One Size Fits All band made to fasten your wig, hat, scarf or snood securely on your head without glue, pins, clips, etc. All you have to do is put the WIGrip on your head like a headband and slip on your wig or head cover. No need to clip it on – just place your wig on the band and your good to go!

The wigrip will not only secure your wig in place comfortably but in addition to preventing bald spots it will eliminate headaches as well since you no longer have to clip your wig on tightly. The wigrip is the ideal solution for alopecia, chemo/cancer patients, and anyone seeking the ultimate in comfort and security.

Still not sure if it’s for you? Here’s what our customers are saying:

“P.S. the Milano wig band is fabuuuuulous! Can’t feel it, it is soooo comfortable and it does its job well. “

“I ordered the Milano Wigrip Comfort Band yesterday and am so excited after 20 years of a slipping wig.”

“A quick note to tell you how happy I am that thanks to your Wigrip, my friends’ daughter is wearing her wig without the discomfort she used to feel.”

” I received my Milano WIGrip today, and I wanted to write and say what a wonderful product this is. I am amazed. I was at my wits end trying to get my wigs to stay on with my very fine, thin hair. I have bald patches and sores from clips, and even bobby pins weren’t working. I cannot believe how this band works. I feel like a new woman. I’ve even done a workout at the gym and my wig didn’t budge. I’ll be ordering more!”

So if you are not yet wearing a wig due to the fear of the discomfort or if you wear a wig and are at your wits end – you know what your answer is!

Camo, Camo, read all about it – Army Print is the Raid this Season!

cap-army-allFor those of you who are not yet aware, the Army print is definitely the raid this season – people are going crazy for it! Take a look around and you’ll see it on children’s clothing, accessories school bags and more as well as on Women’s head covers, clothing, handbags and of course the list goes on. The reason of course is that it is bold, original and a new look.

Have you ever wondered why this camouflage print stands for the army? How come the military uniform is made up of this camouflage print? The answer is simple. When soldiers are at war or carrying out a specific task they don’t want people to see them. Therefore, they wear a uniform with a camouflage print so that they won’t be noticed and kind of just blend in with the scenery, which is why the print is made up of earth tones such as greens, browns and tans. Over time this camouflage print was improved time and time again for the ultimate camouflage look.

Of course, when we take this army print to our head covers and accessories we only take the print not the camouflage colors because we have nothing to hide and are not looking to look like the trees or earth around us. You can find the camouflage print on Soft Wide Head wraps or caps in Pink, Blue, Orange and more! So go ahead and try the new look – you’ll love it!

Monkey See, Monkey DO!! Got Your BANANA Clip Yet??

A banana clip is a  curved hair clip that has teeth and opens and closes from the top.

A banana clip is a curved hair clip that has teeth and opens and closes from the top.

Did you know that banana clips are back in full swing? I find it to be perfect timing since these days it’s hot out and all I want to do is keep my hair up and off my neck! A banana comb allows me to keep my hair up and still look good. It makes my hair look long as oppose to putting it up in a pony holder which makes it look shorter. Plus, they are so much fun, colorful and summery!

For those of you not quite sure what a banana clip is – it’s a curved hair clip that has teeth and opens and closes from the top.

Banana clips, like any other hair clip come in a variety of sizes. They can range from mini ones about 2.5 inches, up to large which are about 6 inches high. Depending on the thickness and length of your hair and the size of your head is the size banana clip you should go with. In addition, you can find banana clips made of cool shapes such as bows, flowers, swirls and much more! They come in many different colors, shapes and some even come in stylish prints or with rhinestones.

Banana clips are a great hair accessory to keep in your pocket book just in case you feel like putting your hair up. This practical and fashionable hair accessory is a flashback of the 80’s modern trend of today! I guess it’s the popular ones that always come back in:)

What Are You Planning On Wearing in your Hair for your Next Wedding?!

Little girl with tiara bridal accessory

Give your little one a chance to feel like a princess for a day by giving her a lavish Tiara

Now that Wedding Season is in full bloom thought you’d like to know this seasons trendy wedding hair styles. Whether you’re looking for a hair style for yourself, your teen or your little one, we’ve got ideas for all ages. Below are some practical, easy and really beautiful wedding hair style ideas topped with some stunning wedding hair accessories and updo pins.

  1. Is your hair on the shorter side and having trouble getting it to look good for a special occasion? Do you want your little ones hair to be kept up for this special occasion? Try my favorite updo which will take you almost no time at all to make! Start by putting your hair down. Then take a generous piece of hair from both sides closest to your face and twist them. Tie the two pieces into a pony in the middle of the back of your head. You should now have a half a pony princess look. Take all the hair that was left down and tuck it into the middle of the two twists (almost like a topsey look). You should now have a beautiful updo! To make it dressier you can always add an updo bridal pin with rhinestones for a finishing touch.
  2. Flowers are just the thing this Summer! With a floral wreath you’ll be sure to look fresh and fashionable. Wear it with curls or beach waves for a cute summery look.
  3. Give your little one a chance to feel like a princess for a day by giving her a lavish Tiara. A tiara is a great wedding hair style accessory for many reasons such as holding their front hairs out of their face so that they can be comfortable and enjoy the night.
  4. Looking to keep your hair down but wantto keep your hair out of your face? Try wearing a Silver Swirly Diamond Hair Band for Updo and consider keeping your hair half up to lift some weight off your shoulders and provide more comfort.

As you can tell, wedding hair styles are simple and can be done in the comfort of your own home. You’d be surprised how much updo bridal pins and headbands can do- give them a try they won’t let you down!

Head Coverings and Hair Accessories – Keep COOL on a HOT Summer Outing!

Baby with sun hat

Make sure you and your kids are fully protected by the sun.

Thinking of doing some awesome sports this summer such as hiking and biking? Plan ahead and make sure to take along head coverings and accessories to ensure you and your kids will be as comfortable as possible. Of course, when purchasing head covers and hair accessories for outdoor sports there are lots of things to look out for. Below is a guide and more information you’ll need to know before getting the perfect hair accessories for your trip.

-          When spending time in the sun it is very important to make sure that your face and your children’s faces are fully protected by the sun. Look for a lightweight head covering with a visor such as a Sun Cap, Pre-tied head scarf with a visor or simply a Sun Visor that has a Velcro in the back of your head and keep safe at all times.

-          Do you have any sort of front bang? Having hair in your face on a hot summer day can be really uncomfortable and make you feel really hot so you definitely don’t want to forget some bobby pins. Bobby pins are one of the most ideal ways to keep your bangs up when they are in your face. In addition, another great option is a head band or soft wide head wrap. These hair accessories will definitely keep you cool and stylish on your outings

-          Being outdoors, especially when the sun is strong, makes you feel really hot and uncomfortable? Opt for keeping your hair up with strong and durable pony holders. Looking for something funky and summery? Try wearing a Scrunchie pony holder which will keep you cool and prevent pony marks

-          Prefer wearing your hair down? Keep a Jaw clip in your back pocket for emergencies. A jaw clip will allow you to leave your hair down yet still have some hair up which will keep less hair off your neck and keep you cool.

-          We all know how knotty hair can get when doing summer sports. Don’t forget your pocket brush with a mirror so you can keep on making sure you look great anytime and anywhere!

Once you have your hair accessories and head covers packed and ready for your trip you are good to go! So have fun, keep cool and look good this summer no matter where you are and what it is you are doing!

Top 5 Hair Styles Topped with Stylish Hair Accessories for Hot Summer Days!

Topsey Pony Tail

1. Looking for something different and original to do in your hair? Try making (what I like to call) a Topsy!

First thing first. ALWAYS carry a ponytail holder with you in the summer. Whether you’re going to the park, the beach, on an outing or anywhere outdoors for that matter, the second you get too hot, sweaty or itchy all you gotta do is slip it out and tie your hair up and out of the way. Never underestimate the power of a Pony Holder, it may be small but it is definitely one of the most practical hair accessories I know of.

1. Looking for something different and original to do in your hair? Try making (what I like to call) a Topsy! Tie your hair into a pony tail with a pony holder. Then, right above the pony holder, make a little hole by dividing your hair down the middle and separating it. Now, take your pony tail and put it over and in the separation you just made. Tighten your pony holder for a secure fit. This pony with a twist is a great hair style to do on your little one, your big one or yourself!

2. For a Hawaiian, beach and summery look, put your hair in a low side bun. If you’d like to have some hair in your face, take out a few strands of hair from here and there for a chilled, natural look. Then, take a big colorful and summery flower hair clip and put it right above your bun. Wow! So fresh and easy!

3. Rolled out of bed with a bad hair day? Can’t seem to tame your frizzy hair in the humidity? Consider wearing a hot and stylish summer cap! By wearing a cap in the summer, not only do you look fashionable but you are actually protecting your face form getting sunburned at the same time!

4. If you haven’t got yourself a soft wide head wrap yet –NOW’S THE TIME!! Headwrap headbands are the hottest hair accessory this summer! Wear it as a partial head cover, a thin head band, over a fall wig and much more! Buy one simple hair accessory and keep on wearing it in different ways. What’s nice about a soft wide head wrap hair band is that it allows you to leave your hair down in the summer and still keep cool- definitely the best of both worlds!

5. Looking for a hairstyle that you won’t have to be busy with all day? Tie your hair into a neat French braid and put a bow at the end! Make sure to tie it secure so that it’ll last you all day long. This is a great hair style especially for little kids who run around all day and can’t stand to have hair on their face or neck.

Hope these tips were helpful! Any more suggestions? We’d love to hear!