Hairspiration: Resolutions for 2012

Beauty

In 2012, I will:

1. Learn to love my natural texture
2. Primp & curl when time allows
3. Wear a hat when all else fails
4. Break free from the top knot
5. Rock a messy braid
6. Add some hardware to my pony
7. Try out a new flirty style


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BY Kate Arends - January 3, 2012

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  1. Bekka

    January 3rd, 2012 at 9:14 am

    I seriously needed this. I am suffering from a case of hair-lethargy right now.

  2. Lizzie

    January 3rd, 2012 at 9:21 am

    I just dyed my hair like #6 and am loving the change!

  3. erin | houseofearnest

    January 3rd, 2012 at 9:21 am

    I love all of these… something like #7 is definitely on my to-try list for 2012!

  4. Desi

    January 3rd, 2012 at 9:21 am

    i too am addicted to the knot top. my husband calls it “bad hair cut.” as in “honey, are you going to wear bad hair cut again today?” It’s a problem.

  5. Kate

    January 3rd, 2012 at 9:23 am

    HA! Desi, that made me laugh out loud 😀

    The link to the updo images has some nice options, i’m looking forward to trying something different too.

  6. Patti

    January 3rd, 2012 at 10:11 am

    love all these hair resolutions. I am loving the color & cut of # 7. xo

  7. Morgan

    January 3rd, 2012 at 10:12 am

    love the hardware idea; i am a tried and true INVISIBLE ELASTIC girl but that metal band is kind of PERSPECTIVE CHANGING, no?

  8. liv

    January 3rd, 2012 at 10:53 am

    whoa i really need to break free from the top knot. but it’s just so convenient…

  9. Mattie

    January 3rd, 2012 at 11:07 am

    i love these pictures, especially the color on 6 and the style on 7. maybe you’ve just given me the idea for a hairstyle change 🙂

    btw, just discovered this site, i love it so much!

  10. Sarah O'Brien

    January 3rd, 2012 at 11:10 am

    I’m totally stealing this from you! Thanks for a great post.

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  12. Amy H.

    January 3rd, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Where is pic #3 from? There isn’t any link. Love that bag!

  13. laura [prismera]

    January 3rd, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    oh, how i miss long hair right about now.

  14. Ella

    January 3rd, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Say whaaaatt?? Break free of the top knot?? Haha…oh that’s right, there are OTHER hairstyles. Thanks for the reminder. Might mean I’ll hear a little less of “hey, you guys have the same hairstyle.”

  15. Kate

    January 3rd, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    i agree- it’s hilarious. cheers to finding other lazy girl updos 🙂

  16. sara @ the by & by

    January 3rd, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    Man I totally need to try a few of these – I’m in a definite hair rut. Love your ideas!

  17. Ana

    January 3rd, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    well this is just lovely. adorable collage!

  18. Annie

    January 3rd, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    Excellent resolutions indeed! Love numbers six and seven. Happy New Year Kate – I hope it’s a great one for you! Annie x

  19. Haydee

    January 4th, 2012 at 9:22 am

    Loving all of these! Especially #6 since I just got my hair color done just like it:)

  20. Kate

    January 4th, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    This is totally inspiring! Love the way you number and grid ; )
    Happy New Year!

  21. rooth

    January 5th, 2012 at 9:50 am

    I really need to let go of the top knot as well but it’s SO EASY!

  22. Erica Midkiff | Dearingford

    January 5th, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    I love these! I get stuck in such style ruts–this is just the ticket. Happy new year!

  23. rachel

    January 6th, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Such a great idea!

    I want to become skilled at the more complicated french braiding techniques. I watched Tanner Hall the other night and Rooney Mara’s hair is so pretty.

    I tried this look this morning but took it out before going to work because it was, um …unsuccessful.

  24. christine

    January 6th, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    my hair in rollers never looks as put together as #2 and I LOVE that metal hair clasp in #6!

  25. Di

    January 7th, 2012 at 7:53 am

    I like #2. It would keep my hair out of my eyes which makes me a little bit crazy.

  26. apricots+silk

    January 7th, 2012 at 11:09 am

    This is a good post, Kate! I’ve been thinking about my hair more lately, especially with the new year coming in!
    My very favourite and what I need to do this year is:
    #1. I’ve got curly hair but always straighten it more. But I love the effortless look. So I’d like to go for that more.
    xxxx

  27. Becky!

    January 8th, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Just got the fanciest haircut of my life yesterday…yeeesh. I should probably do these things so it doesn’t go to waste.

  28. Lauren (L.A. in the bay)

    January 8th, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    so much gorgeousness. Love!

  29. Flo

    January 9th, 2012 at 7:41 am

    Beautiful, all of them!!!!
    It would be lovely to see what us curly-haired ladies can do, as well!

    Best regards

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  32. Nicke

    January 10th, 2012 at 11:15 am

    what is the caramel color in photo #6?????? I’ve been looking but haven’t found…Help!

  33. Kate

    January 10th, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    i’m sorry, i have no idea!

  34. Erin

    January 10th, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    i really wish i could pull off bangs. Alas. not in the cards. Happy 2012 to you btw. Wishing you the most wonderful of 2012s!

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  40. A&B

    February 13th, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    love the hairspirations! I need to try a few of them out and make doing my hair a habit!

  41. Andy Soria

    August 8th, 2012 at 7:10 am

    Magnificent weblog. Plenty of helpful information here. I was looking for this.Thanks for sharing!

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