As 2000s fashion trends slowly start making a comeback, Taylor Swift surprised us with her little throwback hipster moment on a recent dinner date night with her girlfriends. The singer looked classy and elegant in her simple ensemble, showing that she’s clearly living her 2011’s-girl era.
Taylor Swift’s Throwback Moment
On November 13, during a girl gathering, Taylor was seen in a stylish fall outfit that gave out major throwback vibes. The singer had gone for a simple white slip dress and had put a navy blue peacoat on top. To go with her ensemble, Swift had added a mini olive green shoulder bag.
For shoes, she had chosen a pair of reddish-brown heeled loafers. Due to the fall weather, the “Blank Space” writer also put on sheer black tights, which are both functional and stylish, taking the outfit up a notch. It’s always important to keep warm, especially in New York City this time of year!
Manhattan’s Lower East Side
Taylor Swift and her squad can often be spotted on dinner dates in New York City. This time, she was accompanied by her friend and fellow singer, Gracie Abrams. Gracie has been one of the opening artists for the Eras Tour. She had chosen a more tomboy-ish look. Her ensemble included dark gray trousers, black loafers with white socks, a khaki jacket, and a small black bag.
The two ate at Freeman’s, a restaurant on Manhattan’s Lower East Side known for being a “hip spot.” Taylor is often seen hanging out with fellow singers and celebrities as well as supporting her friends, whether it be attending their shows or hosting them at her home, especially if they’re not as famous as she is. She’s truly the gift that keeps on giving, both musically and friendship-wise.
Winter is a shocking season for your hair. After you’ve been basking in the sun all summer and your locks tried to adjust to the heat, now it’s time for another difficult adjustment — winter. Hair breakage, loss of volume, and lack of shine are the usual suspects in the cold season. To help you keep your hair healthy during this time, here are three simple, DIY hair mists to try at home!
Why Give Hair Mists a Try?
If you have a healthy haircare routine, hair mists can only strengthen the effects of what you’re already doing. But if don’t have a routine in place, your hair can suffer even more damage come wintertime. Cold season is bad news for untreated strands — this includes thinning, dullness, and breakage. With strong winds, dry air, and low temperatures, it’s crucial to restore the protein and moisture of your hair.
That’s where DIY hair mists come into play. They require simple ingredients you can get from any drugstore and pour into a spray bottle. It’s easy, affordable, and very effective if you use them consistently.
Sea Salt, Sandalwood, and Water for Volume
If you’re suffering from lifeless, limp hair, you’re not alone. Winter can only worsen that problem. To combat this issue, use a combination of sandalwood oil, sea salt, and water. Pour that into a spray bottle and use it on your scalp. The sandalwood will increase the production of hormones that stimulate hair growth, and the salt water will lift your roots. The best part? This is one of the most aromatic hair mists ever!
- 15 drops of sandalwood essential oil
- ½ tablespoon of sea salt
- ½ cup of water
Aloe Vera to Boost Shine
Aloe vera is probably the most important ingredient you need to have in your beauty cabinet. This powerful plant’s incredible antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties make it the perfect head-to-toe beauty solution. If you’re struggling with dull hair, aloe can help big time. It will hydrate your hair, thus restoring the moisture in your dry strands. The saponins in aloe will also help to seal the cuticles, so your hair gets that nice extra sheen.
- ½ cup aloe vera gel
- ½ cup water
Almond Oil to Nix Breakage
There’s hardly a person out there who doesn’t suffer from split ends. Applying hair mists regularly can really help with that problem, especially if the mist contains almond oil. Due to its high concentration of vitamins E and B-7, almond oil fortifies hair at the root, thus preventing shedding and breakage. Not only that, but its oleic and linoleic acids provide deep moisturizing to the hair.
- 1 cup water
- ½ cup almond oil