There are a lot of interesting things about John Paul DeJoria. Yes, he's the co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems, which sells hair products in more than 150,000 beauty salons in 87 countries. Many of us are familiar with his shampoo if not DeJoria himself. But few know about his other ventures. The 68-year-old DeJoria was also founder of more than a dozen other businesses, from Patrón Spirits to the House of Blues to DeJoria Diamonds. And then there's his hardscrabble life. He worked to help support his family when he was a kid, and he was even homeless twice once just as he launched John Paul Mitchell.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Notre Dame's Adrian Dantley sported muttonchops.
In her previous life, Kseniya Sobchak bared her soul -- and a lot more -- as Russia's version of Paris Hilton, a socialite with her own reality show.
Russia's socialite, former reality show star Kseniya Sobchak, uses her fame to enter the political arena.
Bobby Montoya views himself as a girl - but is having troubles becoming a Girl Scout.
When a boy struts in a tutu or a girl dons boxer shorts, it makes grown-ups nervous. It's one of the first lessons kids who are gender nonconforming learn.
Tashina Green's electric colors, shapes and designs are all part of her craft. CNN scratches the surface of nail art.
We're not usually the type to follow every beauty trend, but this spring we found one we just adore: "Looking imperfect is in," says Eva Scrivo, a New York City salon owner and author of Eva Scrivo on Beauty, "because it shows off what makes us individuals, and unique."
We've all been there: standing at the drugstore in front of rows and rows of conditioners, wondering what to buy. From daily conditioner and heat-protecting leave-in mists to deep conditioners and keratin masks, the options can be daunting.
The financial fate of Greece hangs in the balance this week, as officials reconvene over the contentious topic of Greek bonds, or more specifically, how big a writedown private investors are willing to take.
Switching shampoos often? Shivering through a cold rinse? It's time to rethink your routines.
If gray hairs are sprouting long before you're ready to embrace them, you're not alone. According to a recent British survey, about 32 percent of women are under 30 when they find that first gray strand. A bottle of hair color isn't always enough to send it undercover: Gray hair is stiffer and drier, making it difficult to mask. (There's a reason it's called "stubborn.")
CNN's Athena Jones looks at one industry that's growing despite the sluggish economy.
If you're looking for an industry that's thriving even during these tough economic times, look to the hair industry. It may be the closest thing to recession-proof.
When Justin Bieber chopped off his trademark shaggy sideswept hairdo last February, legions of tween "Beliebers" gasped in shock. So did one 49-year-old veteran toy maker who delivered the very first Bieber dolls to rabid fans last year.
I'm frequently mocked for my AOL e-mail address, which calls me out as old and out of touch, the kind of person who rides the information superhighway at five miles an hour with his turn signal flashing. I'd change lanes to let you pass but -- as my e-mail address confirms -- I'm terrified of change.
She trades her punky pixie cut for bleach blonde curls
Keneesha Hudson, owner of Urbanbella salon, explains what it means for women to "go natural" with their hair.
Tamara Winfrey Harris tells a story of being in a chain restaurant with her husband when their names were called for a table.
The late singer danced alongside her goddaughter, Dionne Bromfield, in London
Alison Kosik briefs us on the latest passport protocol in this "On The Go."
"She didn't appear fazed by the people staring at her - she was radiant," says one onlooker
But Casey looks away; the prosecution case is nearing an end in the murder trial
While virtually anyone would enjoy a good foot massage at the end of the day, some workers could use one more than others. Here are 10 jobs for which owning a comfortable pair of shoes should be a prerequisite:
Jennifer Lopez's request is on the mind of the finalists before Tuesday's big show
Middleton has been seen sporting the swept-back 'do twice recently, spurring rumors
The starlet, who's expecting a baby with Benicio del Toro, steps out for a family dinner
Weaves and braids may contribute to a type of permanent hair loss that appears to be common among black women, a new study has found.
It's going to be blondes versus brunettes for season 4 of Bravo's hit show
The actors will vie for the affection of Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss
The first woman to run for Vice-President of the United States was 75
Sigourney Weaver's character has the same "fighting spirit," she says
Stylists compete at the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show in Atlanta, Georgia, showing off their skills styling ethnic hair.
There were plenty of Crayola-colored wigs and long, silky extensions displayed at the 64th annual Bronner Bros. International Hair Show, which drew more than 60,000 stylists, hair enthusiasts and exhibitors who work with black hair this past weekend.
Dressed for a later dinner, President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy smile as they greet guests in the grand ballroom. A mariachi band plays behind them. Men and women, the latter wearing the bouffant hairstyles of the time, shake their hands.
Lady Gaga gave Rolling Stone an advance preview of four songs from her upcoming album "Born This Way" an hour before the first show of the final leg of her Monster Ball tour in Atlantic City.
When the weather turns frigid, your survival instincts kick in. You jump into a scalding shower, slather on medicated lip balm and blow-dry your hair into submission. Little did you know these common beauty blunders only perpetuate a vicious cycle.
Thirty-five years ago, it was the fantasy of millions of teenage boys. From now on, it will be a museum piece.
The most notable women in technology probably don't spend all day thinking about hairstyles and dinner parties. But according to a bright pink infographic making its way around the web, you can tell a lot about some of the world's most tech-savvy women based on their hairdos and extracurriculars.
The former teen heartthrobs make a TV appearance, reminiscing about their days as Brandon Walsh and Dylan McKay
She talks to George Lopez about going to the same high school as Snoop Dogg
â¢ Was she having a good hair night? Ashlee Simpson-Wentz stepped out for a party at the Andy LeCompte Salon in West Hollywood, where the starlet helped launch the Black 15in1 product. The singer wasn't the only well-tressed star in attendance: Vanessa Minnillo, Taryn Manning and more danced to tunes spun by DJ Lindsay Luv, downing champagne and hors d'oeuvres and writing their winter hair woes on a wall in the salon.
Objective: Find a fabulous but not outrageously priced gift for the label-loving fashionista on your holiday list. This seemingly daunting task is no problem, with InStyle.com's seven stylish picks.
The rocker says his sister-in-law's guy is "really smart" and "Jessica really loves him"
Try these easy tricks to make your morning routine less hectic.
The Swedish actress, who says her 7-year-old son wanted her famous Mohawk, talks about the fun she's having in London now
Snooki will channel her favorite snack, while Pauly D catches a case of Bieber fever
Alberto Culver, the maker of Tresemme and Alberto VO5 haircare products, said Monday it has agreed to a $3.7 billion buyout.
Women who desire a more "exotic" appearance are looking to the fashion world's growing multi-culturalism for inspiration.
The former Survivor contestant says he's "happy to wake up in the morning" with girlfriend Jenna Morasca
Shopping for back-to-school "basics" used to mean T-shirts, jeans, socks and some notebooks. This year, parents added a few other things with one item that really stands out: tattoos.
CNN's Emily Chang reports on the latest trend in pet fashion in China, dyeing pets to look like wild animals.
His name is Kung Fu, and he has become a celebrity pet in one Beijing neighborhood. He looks like a panda, and he is named after a panda -- but he is actually a dog with a dye job.
There's this thing called a girl crush, and we all have them.
â¢ Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky, causing quite a stir as she arrived at Gavert Atelier Salon In Beverly Hills for her hair appointment. The reality star was there to get some hair extensions put in, but she also ran into Eclipse star BooBoo Stewart outside. In fact, the two literally collided head-on, causing plenty of excitement for onlookers outside.
Which actor - Cruise or Farrell - is more convincing bald and paunchy?
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on two Palestinian women whose love for racing sports cars is breaking down taboos.
A smell of burning rubber hits you as you arrive at the car-racing course in Ramallah.
Finalist Janine Jarman gets married - with fellow finalist Matthew Morris creating her Priscilla Presley-inspired wedding hair
Is this the face of somebody breaking up with Bachelor Jake Pavelka?
A growing body of research is linking five chemicals -- among the most common in the world -- to a host of ailments, including cancer, sexual problems and behavioral issues.
Seems Khloe might be! She hacks into Rob's Twitter account and unleashes a torrent of silly Tweets
For now, the actress will also be randomly tested for drugs once a week
Age discrimination. Ask any baby boomer who's been job hunting for several months and he'll likely tell you a personal horror story.
"We're going to end up doing something that we both feel is great," says the 30 Rock star
The actor's buzz cut is simply a change of pace now that heâs not shooting Two and a Half Men
Use these tips and tricks to hone your look.
â¢ Before jetting off to L.A. to mentor the contestants on American Idol, Miley Cyrus paid an emergency visit to New York's Gemini 14 Salon for some more highlights and extensions. In fact, Cyrus delayed her private plane for four hours while she met with her regular stylist Kristina Vidov.
The battle over health care and whether to use the shortcut tactic known as reconciliation to push it through has thrust the Senate parliamentarian into the spotlight.
But even Mattel had to tone down the Mad Men character's curves for the collectible line
Contrary to what your mama might have told you, "just be yourself" is not always the best advice. Almost all of us have something we're insecure about, and while years of pricey therapy might eventually banish self-doubt, I've found that the best way to get over it in the short-term is to refuse to acknowledge it exists in the first place.
The Shear Genius host says her and Matthew McConaughey's newborn is "beautiful and peaceful"
"He knew I had a thing for English men, and he knew I needed to be with a good guy," she says
The country singer says her hockey player fiancÃ© Mike Fisher looks even "better in person" than in photos
In Cuba, a female umpire has made it to the big leagues. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
On a field dominated by men, Yanet Moreno is the only woman to step onto the baseball diamond during Cuba's national championship.
Acting and dance coach Verne Fowler Kreisel won't remember Brittany Murphy as the Hollywood starlet from movies like "Clueless," "8 Mile," and "Girl, Interrupted."
Carbon trading, a mechanism to tackle global warming, is high on the Copenhagen agenda. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
I'm 28 and noticed my hair has started thinning out. My father is completely bald, and nobody on my mother's side is. For the first time this week, I can see my scalp through my hair. If I could simply keep the hair I have, I would be happy. What alternatives to drugs can you give me? I've done enough research to know that baldness is caused by DHT and have seen a lot of "DHT Blockers" on the Internet. Are there any vitamins I can take, shampoos I can use or foods to cut out of my diet that will help? I would prefer to use something that I didn't have to use every day simply from a cost standpoint. Thanks!
Paris Hilton hosts a launch party for the unveiling of her newest business venture, "The Paris Hilton Hair And Beauty Line."
Once a fixture on the red carpet and a staple of the daily news cycle, Paris Hilton has recently all but disappeared from the American consciousness.
Celebrity tutors in Hong Kong are becoming millionaires as students strive for a better education. CNN's Anna Coren reports
Chris Rock is an Emmy-winning comedian, devoted husband and loving father --but it's time to get to know a new side of this funnyman. Meet Chris Rock, hair expert.
Grace, Kara and Trichelle were created to fill a void for young black girls who for so long have been playing with dolls that don't look like them.
Jack Quavis doesn't shy away from heated political discussions; in fact, he encourages them. Politics is an ever-present topic in his one-room barbershop in Buffalo, New York.
Film-maker Bob Smeaton tells CNN's Peter Wilkinson about the mini-documentaries that are on the remastered Beatles albums.
Remastered versions of the Beatles catalogue will be released on Wednesday, giving listeners what the remaining members of "The Fab Four" say is the closest reproduction ever of how their music sounded in the studio.
Here are ways to stand out from the crowd this season by shaking up the style rules.
E. Lynn Harris, the author who introduced millions of readers to the "invisible life" of black gay men, was a literary pioneer whose generosity was as huge as his courage, friends said Friday.
Kumi Walker and Sean Heywood open San Francisco barbershop with a twist
A 100-inch, high definition screen projects an intense college basketball game. Massage therapists rub the nervous tensions of men and women away. Scissors skillfully cut men's hair. Two chandeliers adorn the main room, complimented by brick walls and a glass bar that doubles as a retail counter.
When Clifton Green and his wife adopted an adorable little girl from Ethiopia, they knew they would eventually have to deal with the hair issue.
While shoulder pads and big hair are no longer part of the Bangles' repertoire, those glorious harmonies remain.
One revolutionized women's hair in the 1960s. Another brought fear to Middle Earth. Another is a champion golfer who now designs courses all over the world.
His bald mug shot is just one of a series of bad hairstyles he's sported
Stephen Colbert left no doubt about his solidarity with American troops when he taped the first of four Comedy Central shows he'll produce in Iraq this week.
Battling cancer, he tries out a new 'do before losing his hair to chemo