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Split Decision: How to Recover From a Tragic Haircut

Women are notoriously indecisive. We're in constant look of the next best hairstyle. If you tried your hand at a new hairdo that didn't turn out quite like you imagined, don't panic! There is hope to salvage your new look. Shake off the regret and make the best of your new tresses.

Woman In MirrorAccept it! 

After the initial panic you must take the reigns of your wild emotions and accept the reality. Acceptance is the last of the 9 steps in grieving. Once you come to grips with the truth you can move forward with the next steps.

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Research

Go out and get some inspiration about how to rock your new 'do. Find celebrities with similar haircuts and borrow their style. Make a list of the products you'll need and the styling tools. If celeb inspiration isn't enough then go to a salon and consult with a stylist. Get creative with your look and you may find yourself falling in love with your new style.

Ciara Long PonytailFake it till you make it

If you simply cannot work with your new hair (or lack thereof) don't be shy about investing in extensions. Wigs, weaves and clip ins could be the answer to your problem. Take the time to rock new looks and get your confidence back. Look at it this way, you can 'date' new hair styles without fully committing to them. Lesson learned?

vibe vixen exerciseGet Healthy

If your stylist got too scissor happy and your yearning for longer locks, take care of your hair from the inside out. Invest in vitamins and drink plenty of water to encourage healthy hair. Miracle pills don't exist, but popping vitamins like Biotin could make a huge difference. Don't be afraid to hit the gym either, by focusing on your health you will get a much needed confidence boost and stress relief.

Woman Putting on MakeupExperiment

Besides the obvious go-to accessories like hats, scarves and earrings, tinker with your look through makeup and fashion. Try out daring makeup and outfits you wouldn't usually opt for. You can still look like a bombshell without relying on your mane to be the star of the show.

Live!

Don't sit on your butt at home waiting for your hair to grow. If you spend time outside of your house you are likely to forget about a silly hair cut. Let loose at a party with your best girlfriends, or go to a movie. Life is way too short to stew in regret!

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Kelly Rowland Says Her Highly-Anticipated Project Is "Definitely Coming"

Six years ago, Kelly Rowland released her fourth studio album titled Talk a Good Game. The project boasted hit singles like "Kisses Down Low" and the transparent "Dirty Laundry." Now, the Houston native is preparing to release a project that'll surely satisfy fans' patient earbuds.

In an interview with Billboard, Rowland shared her hopes for putting out a new body of work and the pressure that she's encountered since she's been in the studio. "This is by far the longest, most pressure-filled process ever, only because I know what it's supposed to be and I have been so hard on myself. I know it," she said. "And it's the first time I've said it out loud. I've been extremely hard on myself. But it's definitely coming, and I'm more so excited about this project than anything else."

The news follows the recent release of Rowland's "Kelly" track, which was met with critical acclaim in November 2018. In addition to preparing the release of new music, the "Motivation" singer discussed fans' wish for a Destiny's Child reunion. The rumors have been fueled by social media photographs of Rowland with either Beyonce or Michelle or all three, especially during Beyonce's past Coachella performance. But Rowland assures readers that it's not what they think.

"It's so funny. I guess every time people see us together, they just see music but I see sisterhood, and that's what we are and that's what me, her, Michelle [Williams] and Solange and I are. People see us all together, they immediately think music. I'm like, no. Just family." As Rowland previously mentioned Solange, she hopes to one day work with her again.

"I'm a huge fan," she said. "I love her writing and how detailed and particular she is. I always wanted to figure out how the heck she has so many different layers of harmonies when she is constructing these vocals, and it's so complex but simple. It's genius. It's the genius in her genius mind that she has in there." One of the last times the pair collaborated was on Rowland's "Simply Deep" track off her debut solo album of the same name. Solange also penned a few songs off the same project. Fast forward to 2016, and Rowland's vocals were featured on Solange's iconic A Seat at the Table.

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Teyana Taylor To Pay Homage To Ballroom Culture In "WTP" Video

Teyana Taylor aims to keep her hot streak of innovative videos coming thanks to this recent announcement. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday (Jan. 9), the "Gonna Love Me" singer will show adoration to ballroom culture in the visual for "WTP."

Directed by Gregory "Beef" Jones, The Aunties Inc., and Taylor herself, the Harlemite takes viewers on her journey to the expression-filled space where she hopes to rack up 10s across the board from a group of judges. The premise of the video also seems to follow a mockumentary format airing on a fictional network named FEMTV. Alongside Taylor, other men and women get ready to display their talents and confidence on the ballroom floor.

"WTP" is featured on the mother-of-one's sophomore album, K.T.S.E., which was released in June 2018. While the rollout's controversy didn't entirely muddle the excitement behind the project's debut, Taylor said she was sold on the idea that her album would be treated as the biggest out of G.O.O.D. Music's string of releases last year.

"I didn't know ahead of time that there wouldn't be any singles or visuals. But I knew that it was going to be the five-album thing," she said during a HOT 97 interview. "[Kanye] wanted [my album] to be last, he wanted mine to be the biggest. That's the way they sauced it up. I was sold."

The video will debut on Jan. 19. Check out the teaser below.

 

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👀 1.19.19 👀 #WTP Directed by @teyanataylor & @ogbeefjones @theauntiesinc 🙏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 The wait is ALMOST over. 😏 @museumofsex

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Trina Braxton’s Ex-Husband, Gabe Solis, Dies After Battle With Cancer

Gabe Solis, the ex-husband of Trina Braxton, lost his battle with cancer, Thursday (Dec. 20),  TMZ reports. He was 43.

Solis passed away at his home in Texas, surrounded by friends and family, according to the outlet. No official details have been released about his passing.

Solis had reportedly been keeping his cancer battle private. His death came as a shock to his loved ones. On Friday (Dec. 21), Braxton seemingly mourned the loss of her ex-husband with a cryptic Instagram meme reading, “I need a hug..E bottle of wine.”

The former couple tied the knot in 2003, and appeared together on previous seasons of WEtv’s Braxton Family Values. Despite finalizing their divorce in 2015, Braxton and Solis confronted lingering issues from their marriage during an episode of Iyanla: Fix My Life, earlier in the year.

Braxton has since moved on to a new relationship, but remained friends with Solis.

 

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