Beauty and Hair Care

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Halloween Costume Tips: How Paint Your Face Like a Rock Star

    Halloween is upon us, music fans. Where did all that costume-making time go? Did you spend more on a pumpkin keg than you have for a spooky look? No worries. You're not the only one feeling the frightening fatigue of pumpkin-spiced-everything. Luckily, you can make a Halloween look on the cheap-an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Local Bartender Tyler Baublitz Invents Cocktail-Themed Beard Oils

    Tyler Baublitz, bartender at Art Bar (2732 Cherokee Street; 314-769-9696), strokes his neatly groomed blond beard as he recounts how he started making and selling his new product -- a line of cocktail-themed beard and mustache oils. He's been at it for just over three weeks. "Growing a beard's a n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    The 29 Best Hair Salon Names in St. Louis

    "Where'd you get your hair done?" When a lady hears that question, she doesn't want to respond with some barber shop chain with a boring name like Quality Haircuts or Styles for Women. She wants to drop a name with as much flair and swag as her newly-done coif. Luckily, St. Louis is a treasure tro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Skrillex's Haircut is Coming to St. Louis

    According to these tour dates posted yesterday on Rolling Stone's website, Skrillex's haircut will be making a stop in St. Louis on Tuesday, June 17 at Chaifetz Arena. Performing with the stylish coif will be Dillon Francis, What So Not, and Milo & Otis.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    St. Louis Beard and Mustache Club Hosts First Facial Hair Competition This Weekend

    For the president of a club about men's facial hair, Richie Darling is actually quite the feminist. "To hold office and vote on important club things, you have to have facial hair, which makes it a men's club by default," admits Darling, founder of the St. Louis Beard and Mustache Club."But I like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    She Likes Rough Sex and It Scares Me. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, 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 been glopping the stuff ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 23, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Eight Women Accuse Cosmetic Laser Center Owner of Sexual Assault at St. Peters Clinic

    Eight Missouri women say that routine hair removal procedures took a bad turn when the owner of a St. Peter's, Missouri clinic began touching them in places that had nothing to do with the cosmetic services they were seeking. Lawrence Branam, 48, was indicted this week on a series of counts of sex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    OMG! Karlie Kloss Gets New Haircut!

    Can we all just agree that the New York Times Style section is the most important source of news in our time? How else would we know about all the ways wealthy, Ivy League-educated residents of Williamsburg and Park Slope mingle, mate, marry, raise dogs and children and send those dogs and children ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Paul McCartney's Six Best Moustaches

    Today, June 18, 2012, Paul McCartney celebrates his seventieth birthday. We're having our own private party by counting down Sir Paul's six best moustaches. Let us know your favorite McCartney mouthbrows in the comments below.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    St. Louis is Nation's Seventh Manliest City

    What constitutes manliness? Is it merely the presence of certain genitalia and a Y chromosome and the ability to manufacture large quantities of testosterone? Or is it something more complex and metaphysical like, say, knowing how to knot a necktie or possessing an understanding of certain complexit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Buffalo-Wing-Flavored Soda, Wine Perfume Hit Shelves Despite Nobody Asking For Either

    All right, so the end of days might be nigh. Is that an overreaction to learning that a buffalo-wing-flavored soda recently hit the market, as did a line of perfumes scented to smell like wine varieties? OK, perhaps it's a slight overreaction, but come on, when solid food becomes inspiration for lib ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    American Mustache Institute Calls on Tax Breaks for Lip Hair; Plans March on D.C.

    ABC NewsDr. Aaron Perlut calls on a march on Washington.​The St. Louis-based American Mustache Institute last week joined forces with tax preparer H&R Block in calling for a $250 federal refund for men (and women) who proudly wear facial hair. Dr. Aaron Perlut, chairman of AMI, says the money ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Operation Brightside Commercial = Hope!

    In case you missed it, First Punch Film Production made this goofy lil' spot for the mayor:  We find it significant that the only person with enough decency and respect to not litter is the kid with the faux-hawk. Maybe there's hope after all! (For the future of St. Louis, that is; the young ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Broke? Try Bartering!

    Will Fischer A table of offerings from a previous Barter Fest. ​An alternative for holiday gifts exists just on the horizon, and it doesn't require spending a single penny! Gut Check would like to re-introduce a concept that most at least have vague familiarity with: bartering. Bartering, or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Post-Dispatch Sniffs Out Story on Bath Salts -- Months After News First Broke of Fake Cocaine

    Post-Dispatch: It was right there! Under our nose the entire time!​Have you read the news today? Oh boy.It seems the Post-Dispatch has at last discovered that kids are snorting bath salts containing the drug mephedrone that simulates the effects of cocaine. The daily features its findings on the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Iconic Hairstyle's Midwestern Roots Honored

    ​It's been fifty years since a hairstylist in Chicago first worked iconic magic with a rat-tail comb and a ton of hairspray. And now, her contribution to the planet's catalog of fabulous is being honored by the Chicago History Museum and Cosmetologists Chicago.Margaret Vinci Heldt invented the fam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Helen Petty on Rock & Roll Hair and Dance Parties With Her Son

    Jon Scorfina​The cultural importance of records extends beyond the music within their grooves. Generation after generation has defined itself by its vinyl aesthetic. From Elvis Presley to The Beatles, The Sex Pistols to Madonna, the album cover has become a cultural landmark that encapsulates ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Morgan Spurlock Discusses Lip Hair, What He'll Do If Named "Mustached American of the Year"

    Is that a handlebar 'stache or one half of the McDonald's golden arches? ​Morgan Spurlock will be in St. Louis on Saturday for the American Mustache Institute's annual 'Stache Bash.The filmmaker and screenwriter, perhaps best known for Supersize Me, is in the running for AMI's Robert Goulet Memori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Free Aveda Massages at St. Louis Galleria Today

    Don't you feel better already?​Black Friday shopping got you ... stressed?Today only, the Aveda Experience Center in the St. Louis Galleria is offering free head, neck, shoulder and scalp massages, says spokeswoman Kelly Plummer. No need to make an appointment; the Aveda staffers are offering the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Brooke Shields Makes Pitch for Mustache Finalist, Actor Brandon Wardell

    Competition is heating up in the race to be named this year's Robert Goulet Mustached American of the Year. This week famed actress Brooke Shields jumped into the fray, endorsing fellow thespian Brandon Wardell -- whose mustache and singing talents have landed him roles starring as Freddy Mercury. Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    'Stache Bash Changes Addrache -- Moving from Hrabosky's to Shannon's on December 4

    Image Via'Stache Bash headed thatta way.​This just in from the folks at the American Mustache Institute. Their annual gala slated for next month is changing addresses -- moving from the bar of one Cardinals' broadcaster to another. That's right, on December 4  'Stache Bash will take place at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Thirteen Questionable Mustaches from the Pitchfork Music Festival

    As a fad or trend, mustaches are rather passe. (Shh -- don't break the hearts of the fine folks at the American Mustache Institute, who have made the facial hair their life's passion.) But someone forgot to tell the attendees of last weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival that not everyone can rock the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 4.27

    The best restaurant in the world for 2010 has been announced, and it's Noma in Copenhagen. The Guardian reports on the restaurant's upset of El Bulli, the winner for the past four years and the return of rustic over modernism. Tweezers: they're not just for splinters and unwanted facial hair anymo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Holly Golightly, John Mayer Announce St. Louis Shows

    British garage-rock queen-bee Holly Golightly is returning to St. Louis for the first time since August 2005 at the Firebird on Tuesday, December 1. Details forthcoming. Also, John Mayer has announced a show with Michael Franti and Spearhead at the Scottrade Center on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Ticke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Who Needs Paul Mitchell When There's Rod Blago Shampoo?

    Unreal just heard about some employees at a Chicago radio station who received an unexpected package last week, ripped it open and proceeded to laugh so hard that some of them peed their pants. The joke du jour: BLAGO Volumizing Shampoo and Conditioner - For Really Big Hair. "IT'S BLEEP'N GOLDEN!" r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    So, That's What Pimp Juice Smells Like! Nelly Launches a Perfume

    Have you heard the news?St. Louis' favorite rapper, Nelly, is out with new fragrance for his Apple Bottom line of female fashion wear. And no, the artist is not naming the perfume after his popular energy drink and song, Pimp Juice. Not that that matters. The ladies will still be attracting all the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Beauty Bar/Punk Rock Hair Salon Opens this Saturday

    The Beauty Bar is a name of a venue in other cities -- Austin and Las Vegas, for starters -- and now a "punk rock hair salon" in St. Louis. The grand opening is tomorrow, and will feature beer, BBQ, burlesque and tunes from Strawfoot. (I tried to continue the "B" alliteration, and just couldn't. Bum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Rick Ankiel Has Shaved His Mustache

    Well, like many great surprises, it didn't last very long.It looks like the Cardinals' Rick Ankiel has shaved it off. You know, the mustache that garnered not one, but two, blog posts, and a couple thousand visits via Google. Seems more people were interested in it than one might've guessed.It's an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Rick Ankiel's Fancy New Mustache

    I really don't get it. What in the hell is going on with the Cardinals and their facial hair these days? Edit: Oh, and thank you very much to Mr. Nick Lucchesi for scooping me on this one. Awesome. Just what I've always wanted; to play second fiddle to an editor. A damned editor!!! 

  • Calendar

    February 11, 2009

    We Work Hard for Our Money

    So hard for it, honey

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Remembering a St. Louis Haircare Pioneer

    Have you heard about Chris Rock's new movie, the documentary on African-American coiffure titled Good Hair?Rock got the idea for the film a few years back when his daughter complained to him about her kinky hair. The comedian was so baffled by his daughter's complaint that he set out to examine the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Discount Cards for Stache Growers

    You know it's a down economy. No news there. But amongst all the chatter about bailing out financial industries, and now the auto industry, the St. Louis based American Mustache Institute is offering a salve for the weary: discount cards for mustache growers  Well, they're working on it anyway ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Photos: Baseball Mustache Hall of Fame

    There isn't a baseball mustache hall of fame, but if there were, these ballplayers would have to be included. In the wake of the American Mustache Institute's "'Stache Bash," this past weekend, Aaron Schafer has put together a list of ten nominees for such an HoF! Here's a sampling: 7. Luis Tiant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Photos: Famous and Infamous Mustaches

    In honor of the annual American Mustache Institutes's'Stache Bash (this Saturday in St. Louis), we tracked down some famous and infamous mustaches (you can also spell it moustaches if you'd like). Hell, some mustaches aren't even famous. Some well-known 'staches aren't even on humans. For more gre ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2008

    Hairy Halloween

    Not so secret 'stache

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    The Mustache Awards are Coming to St. Louis

    Mustaches. They invoke dignified old timey crap that we all love so much, like the guy riding the bicycle with the really large front wheel or the ripped weightlifter who's now probably someone's great-grandfather. Mustaches also make us think of the 1970s, when they took on a sexier mystique. Then ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 1, 2007
  • News

    January 17, 2007

    Bad Hair Days

    A Clayton salon owner claims his former stylists are poaching his upscale clients.

  • Culture

    October 11, 2006

    Women on the Verge

    Orange Girls are back -- and Bold.

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2006
  • News

    July 19, 2006
  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Place To Get a Regular Haircut

    Larry Evilsizor Barber Stylist

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Hair Salon

    Thu Do Hair Design

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Hair On a TV Personality (Female)

    Keryn Shipman, KDNL-TV (Channel 30)

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    How Do You Fix a Bad-Hair Day?

    Week of March 28, 2001

  • News

    December 13, 2000

    American Beauties

    Don we now our gay apparel

  • News

    June 14, 2000

    Going Out with Style

    For Libby Yocco, preparing for death included a postmortem coiffure by a loving granddaughter

  • News

    February 23, 2000

    Force Behind the Throne

    A St. Louis barber-chair maker weathered the Depression, succumbed to Japanese competitors and adapted to changing fashion

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