Essential Resources

Link to the best products, hairtoys, forums & more for long hair support!

Long Hair Appreciation

The Beauty Bottle - hair, skin, makeup & more here

Celuriel's Grotto here 

Cinnamon Hair's Long Hair Vanity here 

Czech Long Hair site - by Dan here

Fairy Tale Ends by epiphanee here 

Hair Boutique here

Hair Garden - epiphanee here 

The Hair How-To Homepage - katzedecimal here 

JJJ's Long Hair Photo Page here 

Lenka's Long Hair Page here

Longs Cheveux - Belgium here 

Long Hair - Klare here

Long Hair Community - LHC here

Long Hair Loom here 

Long Hair Page Austria here

LTress - Long Hair Streaming Video here 

Madeleine's Twisted Pages here 

Medusa's Lair here

Naturally Curly here

Rapunzel's Delight here 

Shelly's Layer here 

snippet's hair journal here 

Sparrow's Long Hair Site here 

The Brunette here

The International Long Hair Club here 

The Long Hair Paradise here

The Long Hair Site here

The Long Hair World here


Long Hair Forums

The Beauty Bottle - Chatter here 

Growing Hair - Live Journal community here 

Hair Boutique Long Hair Support  here

Long Hair Community Discussion Boards  here 

Long Hair Community -- backup boards here

Long Hair Loom Discussion Boards here

Men's Long Hair Hyperboard here 

Naturally Curly CurlTalk here  

"Old" Long Hair Community - by Shawnee here

The Long Hair Site Guestbook  here



Hairtoys

Accessory B2B - clips, barrettes, sticks, bobbies, tiaras here 

Adorable Hair Accessory - crystal & gemstone accessories here 

American Bridal - crystal & faux pearl hairpins here

Argoth - Gothic hairsticks & slides here 

Argus Designs here 

ArtisTree Wood Art here 

Aud Treasures - birchwood, clay hairsticks, very creative here 

Baerreis Designs - wooden hair sticks & forks here and here

Bali Booty - handcarved Sono wood hair sticks here & barrettes here

Barrette Baron - unique wooden inlay  here 

Bayside Brush Company - Camila Paris here 

Beresta - Russian birch bark hair accessories here 

Be Dazzled - clips, clamps, hairsticks, barrettes here 

blondiesturn - handcarved hairforks here 

Blue Heron Woodworks here 

Blue Moon Artistry - hairsticks here 

The Bow Lady - hairbows and headbands here 

Bronze Jewelers - unique metal slides, buncovers, & more  here 

Byrd Designs - metal barrettes, bobbies here 

Camila Paris - sticks, combs, clips, barrettes here 

Castle Mountain Designs - by Elle here

Castle SkyeFyre - headdresses, circlets, crowns, tiaras here  

Cattails - lampwork hair sticks here 

Celestial Wave - vintage-look metal barrettes here 

Charles Rupert - silver & pewter Art Noveau slides & forks here 

Cover That Bun - crocheted bun covers here 

Crafty Celts here 

Crafty Fox - crowns, circlets & coronets here 

De Renaudin - horn hair accessories here 

designs by Sandie Hairstyx - lampwork beaded hairsticks here 

Dominique Duval here 

Dressy Tresses here 

eggplant - crystal pins, combs, clips here 

Evita Peroni - combs, sticks, bobbies here 

Flexi-8 - hairslides here 

Ficcare -- awesome hair clips here (catalog here

Fire Mountain Gems - wholesale jewelry making supplies here 

France Luxe here and here

Glam Doilies - haircomb doilies here 

Good Hair Days - Magic-Grip hairpins here

Graydog Woodenware - Bill & Jill's sticks & combs, the BEST! here 

Hair Boutique Marketplace - Accessories here  

Hair Scroos - hard to find, search eBay here

Handmade Hair Sticks here 

Hawaii City - Koa & teak wood hair sticks & barrettes here 

House of Andar - snoods here 

Isara Creations - handmade crystal hairpins here 

Jazzy Gypsy - hairsticks here 

Jewelry & Belts - abalone and cloisonné barrettes here 

Jewelry Outpost - hair accessories here 

The King's Daughters - modest hair covering & Amish hairpins here 

Lady McSnood here 

La Paloma Hats - period & reenactors here 

Late Bloomer Boutique - silk & beaded flower hairtoys here 

Leather Jewels - barrettes & slides here 

Lejuel - Swarovski crystal accessories here 

Lotus Pond - metal hair jewelry here 

LongLocks Hairsticks Boutique - hairsticks here 

Lovely Creature's Creations - hairsticks here 

Lytha Studios - Pewter Celtic, Nature & Mystical Hair Accessories here 

Maiden's Treasures Hairstyx here 

Mamacat Wood Creations - hairsticks & forks here 

Many Horses - wholesale hair stick blanks to decorate here 

Marnie's Handmade Creations - lampwork & stone handpainted hairsticks here 

Mei Fa Hairstyx here 

Merlin & Morgana's - hairtoys & headdresses here 

Old School Leather Co. - leather hairslides here 

Papadon - OzarkTwist hair sticks here 

Pearl Hair Pins - pearl, crystal, & silk floral hairpins here 

Plainly Dressed - Amish hairpins here 

Quantum Jewelry & Gifts - pewter & silver hairtoys here and here

Quattro Originals - hairsticks & hairpins here

RainKitty's Hairslides - handtooled leather here 

Real Rose Hair Accessories here  

Redot Designs - crystal & faux pearl hairpins here 

Rhinestone Jewelry - bun covers, tiaras, bridal here 

Ruby Lane here 

S. Axelrod Co. - jewelry making supplies here

St. Justin - Celtic pewter accessories here 

Scanport - silver hairslides handmade in Denmark here 

scünci - bobbies, scrunchies, clips & more here 

Serendipity Stix Hair Jewelry here 

Silver Enchantments - sterling silver Celtic & Renaissance hairsticks here 

Stranded Treasures - flowers for your hair, vintage to Gothic here

Sticks and Stones - Hair Sticks by Fox here 

Sugar Locks - baby hair bling here 

Treasured Finds - sterling barrettes, sticks, combs here 

Treasures From the Tree - hardwood ketylo sticks here 

Ulta - Bellissima, Karina, Good Hair Days brands here 

Unique Presence - crystal hair accessories here  

Vera's Victorian Variety - bone hair accessories here 

Vermont Country Store - pins, snoods, rats & more here 

Walgreens - clips, pins, combs, scrunchies & more here 

Wee Ones - girls' hair ribbons & bows here

Wire Jewelry - unique copper hairslides here 

Wood Jewelry - multi-color wood accessories here 

Yosifa-Penina - funky, fun, flexible barrettes here

Zeestick Accessories - hair sticks here


Products

ABBA Pure & Natural Hair Care here

A/G Hair Cosmetics - re:coil is a winner here 

Alba Botanica here

Al'chemy Hair Care by Purist here 

Aubrey Organics here 

Avalon Natural Products here 

Aveda Hair Care here 

Back to Basics here 

Beauty.com here 

Beauty Without Cruelty here 

BioSilk by Farouk here 

Blended Beauty - curly hair care here 

Blinc here

Bliss haircare here

Bumble & bumble here 

Carol's Daughter - products for all ethnicities here 

Chagrin Valley - Ida's natural soap & shampoo bars here 

Drugstore.com - many products; has ingredients listings here 

Elucence - Moisture Acidifying Shampoo rocks! here 

Essential Wholesale - oils, essential oils, butters here 

Folica here 

Giovanni Organic Haircare here 

Goldwell - Kerasilk here 

Goth Rosary conditioners here 

Hair Boutique Marketplace - Hair Care here 

Hamadi Beauty - love the Shea Hair Mask here 

The Jane Carter Solution here 

Jessicurl - not just for curly hair! here 

Joico - Spray Glacé, K-Pak here 

Kenra here 

Kiehl's here 

Korres here 

Lamas Botanicals here 

L'ANZA Healing Haircare here 

Madora/George Michael products here 

Malibu Wellness - EC Mode products here 

Matrix - Biolage, Amplify, Curl.life here 

Mehandi - Henna, Indigo, Cassia, Amla  here

Miss Jessie's - curly buttercreme, pudding & meringue here 

The Modest Moose - sea buckthorn berry products here 

Nature's Gate here 

NaturallyCurly CurlMart - Elucence, Hamadi, Jessicurl, Oyin, Terax here 

Nexxus - Humectress, Therappe here 

Nioxin here 

Nirvana Natural Hair Care - love the Flax Sculpting Gel here

Ojon - "the people of beautiful hair" here  

Origins here

Ouidad - the curl experts here 

Oyin Handmade here 

Phytospecific here

Planet Beauty here

PureOlogy here 

Sephora here 

Suave here 

TIGI Haircare - Bed Head, Catwalk here 

Ulta - haircare here 

The Vitamin Shoppe - vitamins; Aubrey Organics, Nature's Gate, Giovanni here 

Walgreens - hair care products here 


 

Make Your Own Products

Beer here

Honey - honey.com here 

Honey - Burleson's here 

"How to Make Your Own Hair Conditioner" - Soapcrafters here 

Lemons - Sunkist here

Recipes - AAA Salon here 

Recipes - Care2 here 

Recipes - Herbal here 

Recipes - India Times here 

Recipes - I Love India here 

Recipes - Kitchen Cosmetics here 

Recipes - motheringdotcommune here 

Recipes - Pagan Hearth here 

Recipes - Pioneer Thinking here 

Recipes - RecipeGoldMine here 

Recipes - Recipezaar here 

Recipes - detangling - MotherNature.com here

Vinegar Page here 

 

Product Reviews

Makeup Alley here

Household Products Database - National Institutes of Health here 

Skin Deep - Environmental Working Group here 



Hair Science

Better Hair through Chemistry here 

Hair Biology, Hair Care, and Loss - Skin Biology here 

Hair Loss - American Hair Loss Association here 

Hair Loss and Its Causes here 

Hair Product Ingredients - Wella here

Hair Science - L'Oreal Research here 

pH and Hair Dyeing here 

Split Ends here 

The World of Hair - Proctor & Gamble here 

 

Vitamins, minerals, oils & herbs

All Natural Ingredients Glossary here & here

Blessed Herbs here

Dietary Supplements - USDA here 

Drugstore.com here

Essential Oils Safety & Basics here 

Essential Wholesale - oils, butters, aromatherapy here 

From Nature With Love - oils, EO's, herbs, hydrosols here 

Garden of Wisdom - essential oils, hydrosols here 

Ginco International - Monoi oil here 

HobaCare - Jojoba oil info here 

LuckyVitamin.com - best prices, huge selection, fast shipping here 

Mail Order Hawaii - Monoi oil here 

Meadowfoam here 

"A Modern Herbal," by Mrs. M. Grieve here 

Mountain Rose Herbs here

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Consumer Database here 

Oils by Nature - all natural oils, butters, waxes here 

A Semi-Comprehensive list of Herbs and Plants for Haircare by justme here 

Shea Butter Benefits by Treasured Locks here 

Simplers - Essential Oils & Herbal Extracts here 

Snowdrift Farm here 

Some Thngs to Know About Essential Oils by heidi w here 

Sweet Success Hair Growth Oil by moonchiald here 

Tahiti 1 - The Monoi here 

Tahiti-Iti - Monoi oil here 

Twelve Supplements You Should Avoid - Consumer Reports here 

The Vitamin Shoppe here 

Virgin Coconut Oil & Your Skin here 

Vitamin Guide - Harvard School of Public Health here

Vitamins - National Institutes of Health here 

Web Vitamins - also Jason, EO, Herbavita here 

Wellness Guide to Dietary Supplements - UC Berkeley here


 

Tools

Heavenly Harvest - women's horn comb here 

Kent - combs & brushes here 

Mason Pearson combs & brushes at Beauty.com here 

Micro HairCap - cordless heat cap for deep treatments here 

Rinse Ace Microfiber Towel - forget that it's a pet towel, it's the best! here 

Sierra Legacy Hardwood Combs - Ric Carpenter, Combmaker - here

Tenderheaded - Kent, Creative, & Denman combs & brushes here 

The Body Shop - wood detangling comb here 

 

Styles/Instructions

Braids - Braided Image here

Braids - Dreamweaver here 

Braids - HairFinder here 

Braids - Tresses Entwined here 

Bun - Dressy Tresses here 

Bun - eHow here 

Buns & French Twists - Prayer Coverings here 

Figure 8 Bun - Bronze Jewelers here 

French Twist - Cinnamon Hair here 

French Twist - Madeleine here 

French Twist - The Spookstress  here 

Gibson Girl here  

Hair History & Historical Hairstyles here 

Hair Sticks Video Demo here 

Hairstick styles - Marnie here 

How to Use Hair Sticks here 

Irish Dance ringlets - curling your hair for the Feis here and here

Irish dance ringlet curlers - Soft Spike curlers here

Imaginary Styles - Star Wars, Star Trek, LOTR here 

Long Hair Styles Gallery - DressyTresses here 

Messy Waves here 

Period Hairstyles - In Timely Fashion here 

Pincurls here

Plopping here 

Pretzel Bun - JJJ here 

Psyche Knot here 

Renaissance Hair Taping herehere and here

Rope Braid Bun - Athena's Owl, LHC here 

Star Wars Hair - by starfilly here 

Styling Station - Long Hair Loom here 

Scarf Tying - Tznius here 

Sockbun here 

Sockbun - Veronique2046 on LHC here 

Twisted Sock Curling - by Anais Satin here 

Wedding Styles - Long Hair here 

Wedding Updos here 

 

Books & Articles

100 Long Hair Tips by Catherine here 

A semi-comprehensive list of herbs & plants for haircare -  justme, LHC  here

"Braid Your Own Hair," by Karen Ribble, book & video here

The Care and Feeding of Long Hair, by Lance Melin & Jody Nisula here

Cone-Free Hair Product List - by Elyce here 

Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary - Cosmetics Cop, Paula Begoun here 

"Curly Girl," by Lorraine Massey & Deborah Chiel here and here

Detangling Emergency - Long Hair International here 

"Dressing Long Hair," by Patrick Cameron here and here

"Encyclopedia of Hair:  A Cultural History," by Victoria Sherrow here 

Feye's Self Trim Instructions for Long Hair, by Feye here  

Fia's Hairtyping System, by Fia here 

Four Steps to Growing Long Hair, by Jennifer Bahney here 

"George Michael's Secrets for Beautiful Hair," 

     by George Michael & Ray Lindsay, published 1981; out of print 

"Hair: A Book of Braiding & Styles," by Anne Akers Johnson here 

Hair books - Quiz Box here 

Hair Care & Hairstyle Books - list here 

Hairpin Tutorial - by Shell here

Hairstyles of the Rich and Famous, 2000 years ago - Ancient Coins here 

Hair Related Links - by Victor Engel here 

Hair Styles - definitions - shingle, Eton, Mohawk, mullet, it's all here here 

Healthy Hair, by Joanne Elliot here 

How Long is Your Hair? by Ursula, LHC here 

How to Grow & Keep Lovely Long Hair, Autumn 1981 Hair Book here 

How to Prevent Split Ends here 

"The History of Hair: Fashion and Fantasy Down the Ages," by Robin Bryer here 

I Removed the Henna and Went Back to My Blonde, by Goldenhair here 

Ingredients (oils) here 

Jane Seymour's Long Hair Care Secrets here 

Lauryl, Laureth, pardon? - by Tracey here

Long Hair Care Articles, by Robert/PurpleBubba here

Madora / GM NYC - 1 Hour Treatment - by Polyhex here

Morrocco Method Lunar Haircutting Chart here 

Natural Hair Makeover by Alana Gold, RD here 

"Naturally Healthy Hair," by Mary Beth Janssen here

The Official Wicked Hair Dyeing Page here 

On Clarifying & Chelating: An ACV rinse is not a clarifier - heidi w, LHC here 

Skin Care - CO hair wash, Dr. Hugh Malloy, dermatologist here

Split Ends - Cosmetics Cop here 

Standard Hair Lengths by thinkfirst here

Styling and Pampering Modern Rapunzels - New York Times here

Sulfate-Free Shampoo List by Flaxen, LHC here 

Twelve Supplements You Should Avoid - Consumer Reports here

Understanding Hair Loss in Women here 

Wrapping a Towel Turban - Madeleine, LHC here

Washing Your Hair by Salome here

Weekly Hair Cleansing Routine - Sheba, LHC (Network54) here



Hats, Scarves, Turbans, Cloches, Berets

Buff Headwear here 

Corona Hats here 

Frock of Ages - Vintage hats here 

Fyne Hats by Felicity - hats, fascinators, hoods, circlets, snoods here 

Handspun Hats - natural fiber hand spun hats here

Hats in the Belfry here 

Hatstuff here 

Headcovers here

HeadGames - hats, small selection of Ficcare clips here

Miller Hats here 

Renaissance Hats - hats, snoods, circlets here

Scarves by Margaret here 

Stetson - western here 

Tall Toad - Renaissance, Elizabethan headgear here

Tznius scarves here

Village Hat Shop here


  

Modest Hair Covering

Al Hannah - Islamic shaylas, hajibs, shawls here 

Al Muhajabat - Islamic hajibs, souqs, shaylas here

Al Sundus - wraps, scarves, stoles, & shawls here

Arabesque - sheilas & abayas with a French touch here 

Artizara Treasures from the East - chic Islamic clothing & scarves here 

Cover My Hair - hats, snoods, scarves, bandanas here 

Head Coverings - veils, snoods, caps here 

The King's Daughters - modest clothing, hair covering & hairpins here 

Modest World - modest apparel & scarves here  

Plain & Simple Headcoverings  - bonnets, snoods, hairpins here

Plainly Dressed - Amish hairpins; prayer coverings here

Wendy's Modest Dress - veils, caps, bonnets, snoods here

Shukr - Islamic hajibs here 

Tznius scarves here 

 

Health & Wellness

5 A Day here

Adagio Tea here

Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast Cancer - National Cancer Institute here 

Breast Cancer - Susan G. Komen Foundation here and  here 

Diabetes - American Diabetes Association here 

FitDay here

Food Pyramid here 

Household Products Database - National Institutes of Health here 

Intuitive Eating blog - Jenn here 

Menopause - North American Menopause Society here 

Osteoporosis - National Osteoporosis Foundation here 

Skin Care Articles - DermaDoctor here 

SpecialTeas here

Wellness Letter - UC Berkeley here

SparkPeople - diet and fitness here

 

Beauty

Bare Escentuals natural mineral make up  here and here

"The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women,"  by Naomi Wolf here 

Cat Kabuki brush - the softest! here 

Gloss - Estee Lauder, MAC, Clinique & more here 

Mineral Make Up Tutorial here

Wondercloth - use with coconut or walnut oil for facial cleansing/exfoliating here

Zia Natural Skincare - Papaya Enzyme Peel a must here


Long Hair Salons

Catherine's Salon - Woodbridge, Virginia here

Enchantress - Olmsted Falls, Ohio here

Farlow's - Atlanta, GA here

George Michael Long Hair Salon - Stockholm here 

Long Hair Specialists - Pasadena, CA here 

Madora/George Michael of Madison Avenue - NY here 

Rapunzel's - Columbus, OH here 

Variations - London here 

 

Local Shopping

Look for one near you:

Claire's here 

icing here 

Renaissance Faire here 

Sally Beauty   here

Whole Foods Market here

Wild Oats here 
 

Vintage

A Brief History of Hairstyles here 

A Brush with History - Vintage Hairstyles here 

Antique Hair Comb blog - by BarbaraAnne here 

Elizabethan Hairstyles here 

Hair History, Long Hair,  & Fun with Hair Blog - Dixiegal here

Hairbrush History here

Hairstyle History here 

Hairstyles of the Elizabethan Period here 

Hats & Hair Fashion History - Fashion-Era.com here 

Understanding the History of Hair - University of Houston here 

Stage Beauty - vintage hairstyle photos here 

Upbraid Yourself - Medieval Braiding here 

Vintage Hair Fashion - The Hair Archives here 

Vintage Hairstyles & Hats - PictureHistory.com here 

 

Random Fun Stuff

100 Best Books here 

100 Wonders of the World - I've only seen 11 of them! here 

Bandwidth Speed Test here

The Battle for your Mind - be aware here 

Biiible - Biblical search engine here 

Bread is Dangerous here 

Citibank Identity Theft Solutions - funny! here

Comic Strips - updated daily here 

Common Errors in English here 

Consumer Reports here 

Conversion - currency, sizes, measurements & more here 

Customizing Windows here

Darwin Awards here 

Don't Write Like an Idiot here 

Evolution of Dance here 

Firefox Internet browser - Mozilla here 

Global Issues here 

Google Video here 

The Great Lakes here 

Hard Water Map - US here 

IMDB - Internet Movie Database here 

Internet Frog here 

IP Tools here 

Kitchen Myths here 

Mensa here 

Mr. Rebates - get cash rebates for your online shopping here 

National Archives & Records Administration - National treasures, genealogy here 

Naughty Codes - discount links & codes for retail sites here 

Numa Numa Dance by Gary here 

Planet Hazard - worst polluters in your area here 

Post Secret here 

Project Gutenberg here 

Quotes herehere and  here 

Roadside America here 

Scribbler here

Sheep Dash here 

Short Story Classics here 

Smithsonian - the life story of a nation here 

SorryGottaGo here 

The Smoking Gun - high profile legal case documents here 

Style Guide here 

Time Zones here 

Urban Legends - Snopes (although they are sometimes wrong, too!) here 

USPS - free shipping boxes & supplies here or call 1-800-527-1950

What is your IP Address? here

 

 

 

 **Disclaimer - I don't agree with every comment on every long hair website, nor have I done business with every one of the merchants.  

As always, your good judgment is advised.**

 

  Supporting Lovely Long Hair for Women of All Ages