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Chris Appleton Gives 4 Elle Editors Ariana Grande High Ponytails
Chris Appleton Gives 4 Elle Editors Ariana Grande High Ponytails
Chris Appleton Gives 4 Elle Editors Ariana Grande High Ponytails
 
We're not saying Chris Appleton invented the snatched ponytail, but he certainly did tweak it, elevate it, and change the high-pony game forever. We’d even venture to say he perfected it.
 
Chances are you've seen Appleton's work on the likes of Kim Kardashian West, Jennifer Lopez, and of course high-ponytail queen Ariana Davidson Grande. On this episode of No Filter, Appleton turns four ELLE editors into their own version of Ariana Grande. Thanks to a few bungee chord hair ties, Color Wow products, and extensions from Glam Seamless, four different hair textures get the snatched-pony treatment.
 
Appleton also gave us his top five tips and tricks for the perfect snatch. You'll have to watch the video above to see the rest of his pony secrets.
 
1. Follow your cheekbones up to wear the ponytail should sit on your head.
 
2. Bungee hook ponytails are your best friend!
 
3. A toothbrush with product can be used to tame flyaways.
 
4. Layer the extensions in your hair to make sure they don't show when the hair is lifted in the ponytail.
 
5. Wrap a small piece of hair to the finished ponytail for a professional finish.
 
Read more at: Chris Appleton Gives 4 Elle Editors Ariana Grande High Ponytails
 
 
Ariana Grande is a star. A really big star
To her millions of fans, Grande is a guiding light of unabashed femininity—and feminism
Ariana Grande Sweetener
 
Ariana Grande Is Here to Save Us
Ariana Grande is a star. A really big star. For millions of Arianators, as her fans are known, she’s a radiant, life-giving force they wake up with in the morning and go to bed with at night. They’ve followed the phases of her career as she’s risen from Broadway (the musical 13) to TV (Nickelodeon’s Victorious and Sam & Cat) to the apex of pop stardom and commercial success (eight multiplatinum singles, 9 billion music video streams on YouTube). They’ve contributed to the $100 million-plus that her tours have made, casting the likes of Drake and Sting in Ariana’s petite but long, five-foot shadow. They are among Ariana’s 121 million Instagram followers, making her the third-most-followed person, above both Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé. And when her latest album, Sweetener, drops August 17, Arianators will have helped its lead single, “No Tears Left to Cry,” break records set by none other than Ariana herself.
 
Read more at: To her millions of fans, Grande is a guiding light of unabashed femininity—and feminism
 
 
Ariana Grande owner of the world's most famous ponytail
Ariana Grande owner of the world's most famous ponytail
Ariana Grande owner of the world's most famous ponytail
 
       
 
Of course I'd heard of Ariana Grande before the thing that happened that meant everybody had heard of her. She is a major pop star, I write about pop for a living and her songs are as immediate as a vodka shot, made for impact. You don’t have to be the target audience for them to make an impression, but, still, I wasn't a fan as such. I don't think I was meant to be either – her music is aimed at teenage girls and I'm more than twice that age, and a man. Knowing something is good is different from loving it and that is where I was with Grande, until that thing happened, and the next day, I listened intently and found with her confirmation and celebration of how pop music can make you feel: bold, happy, alive.
 
Has there ever been a better mantra for self-improvement than 'Ain't got no tears left to cry / So I'm pickin' it up, pickin' it up / I'm lovin', I'm livin', I'm pickin' it up'?
 
Has there ever been a better mantra for self-improvement than "Ain't got no tears left to cry / So I'm pickin' it up, pickin' it up / I'm lovin', I'm livin', I'm pickin' it up"? Doubt it. It is the sound of the unlocking and the lift away – or somebody sticking two fingers up at the bad world and only hanging out in the good one. Christ, she's only 24. Twenty-five next week. Given what's happened to her, everything from now on is extraordinary. That she is tackling life with grace and wit is simply out of this world.
 
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Ariana Grande July Vogue
Ariana Grande Covers July Vogue
Ariana Grande July Vogue
 
Ariana Grande Is Unrecognizable With Long Blonde Hair and Freckles
Is that you, Ariana Grande? The “No Tears Left To Cry” singer stars on the cover of the July 2018 British Vogue, and the pop princess is hardly recognizable in the photograph by Craig McDean. Rocking a look that is entirely different from how we are used to seeing her, the songstress sports long, honey blonde locks that fall freely down her back and minimal makeup in the snap.
 
Styled by Kate Phelan in a Chanel fall/winter 2018 lace dress with chain straps, Ariana’s go-to mane man Chris Appleton swapped the singer’s usual sky-high ponytail for a cascade of loose waves. While Grande has tried platinum tresses in the past, we’ve never seen her try this multi-dimensional blonde before. Appleton posted a pic of the singer from the shoot on his Instagram feed with the caption, “simply stunning in so many ways.”
 
Ariana Grande Explains How Her Ponytail Is a Symbol of Her Personal Evolution
 
When it came to her makeup, artist Mark Carrasquillo kept things simple and monochromatic. Saying so-long to the fluttery falsies we are used to seeing on Ariana, he left her lashes bare and brows lightly filled in. He did, however, add a smattering of freckles across the bridge of her nose and tops of her cheeks, before finishing off the sun-kissed look with a her-lips-but-better rosy pink hue.
 
While Ariana had kept a low-profile much of the last year, she’s recently been back and better than ever to promote her new music. She wore a stunning Sistine Chapel-inspired Vera Wang gown to the 2018 Met Gala (her first appearance at the annual fashion fete) and crushed it on stage at the 2018 iHeartRadio’s KISS FM Wango Tango by AT&T with her signature brunette ponytail and sexy style.
 
In the mag, Ariana opens up about the anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder-like symptoms she dealt with in the aftermath of the May 2017 bombing at her concert in Manchester, England. While she said she still struggles to make sense of what happened, she considers the last year one that “changed everything.”
 
It remains to be seen if she gives this pared down beauty look another go, but there is no denying she looks beautiful either way!
 
Read more at: Ariana Grande Is Unrecognizable With Long Blonde Hair and Freckles
 
 
Waking Up With Ariana Grande
Waking Up With Ariana Grande
Waking Up With Ariana Grande
 
"I'm very grateful to be here, and that overpowers any of the negative elements that come with fame." Vogue wakes up with Ariana Grande, cover star of the July 2018 issue.
 
Read more at: Waking Up With Ariana Grande
 
 
Ariana Grande Ponytail Is a Symbol of Her Personal Evolution
Ariana Grande Explains How Her Ponytail Is a Symbol of Her Personal Evolution
Ariana Grande Ponytail Is a Symbol of Her Personal Evolution
 
There is no person in the public eye more synonymous with the ponytail than Ariana Grande. Much like Meghan Markle is known for her glossy strands, Ariana Grande is known for wearing her hair up and back — but her look, though centered on a particular style, has evolved throughout her career. And now, she’s getting candid about why the look is special to her, and how she’s decided to change things up in a new interview with Fader.
 
The chartopping songstress is currently rocking platinum strands and wearing her hair in a low ponytail (a style she debuted at the March for Our Lives a few months ago), quite the departure from her cascading ponytail of the past. On her new look, Grande explained, “The pony has also gone through an evolution, and I’m proud of that. Old pony? I don’t know if she’s that girl. But new pony? I like her.”
 
Bear in mind, in a Facebook post in 2014, the singer revealed that she felt most comfortable rocking a ponytail because her hair had been left extremely damaged from years of coloring it. And while she recognizes that the style has become her calling card, that doesn’t mean she rocks the look without variety. Throughout the years, she’s added ombre, donned cat ears and added mega-long extensions to keep her vibe fresh.
 
Another reason for the change? She’s shed her relationship with Mac Miller and is newly dating Pete Davidson. Grande has a new man, so she’s got a fun new style too (she posted a pic of them together wearing a high braided ponytail).
 
The point: she’s the same artist we know and love, but evolving her identity.
 
Read more at: Ariana Grande Ponytail Is a Symbol of Her Personal Evolution
 
 
Ariana Grande's Blonde Hair
 6 Ways to Go Blonder Without a Salon Appointment
6 Ways to Go Blonder Without a Salon Appointment
 
This season’s newest hair serums are created with subtly sunnier strands in mind. To bump any shade up a notch, Atkin advises spraying her heat-activated solution, which uses a gentle blend of lemon, pineapple, and, yes, a form of hydrogen peroxide, from the mid-lengths of the hair to the tips, avoiding roots. Still other formulas are blonde-specific, from Klorane’s natural chamomile-flower-and-honey-spiked elixir to It’s a 10’s Miracle Leave-In Potion, which features conditioning fruit and seed extracts in addition to its citrus-based lifting ingredient. Mist them into dry hair for a day outdoors and rinse them out before bed. Here, six ways to get a healthier, shinier blonde—no salon visit required.
 
Read more at: 6 Ways to Go Blonder Without a Salon Appointment
 
 
Getting The Perfect Sleek Ponytail
Red Carpet Secret to Getting The Perfect Sleek Ponytail
Getting The Perfect Sleek Ponytail
 
The secret to an impossibly smooth updo lies in the way you blow your hair dry.
 
 
Ariana Grande, Jimmy fallon and The Roots Sing "No Tears Left to Cry"
Ariana Grande, Jimmy & The Roots Sing No Tears Left to Cry with Nintendo Labo Instruments
Ariana Grande, the Roots Perform With Nintendo Labo Instruments
 
Ariana Grande enlisted The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and the Roots for a special performance of her new single "No Tears Left to Cry" Monday, with the crew performing the track entirely with Nintendo Labo instruments.
 
Each instrument used was fashioned entirely of cardboard and a Nintendo Switch. Appearing in a sparse room dressed up with color-blocked windows, taped geometric shapes lining the floor and cardboard boxes propping up some of their gear, Grande sang her uplifting song about perseverance and rising above negativity.
 
The band played their cardboard instruments live for the segment. Fallon played guitar and employed the piano studio, Questlove used the Labo robot kit, Black Thought was on the electric guitar fishing rod, Kamal Gray and James Poyser played Toy-Con pianos, Captain Kirk was on acoustic guitar, Mark Kelley was on bass guitar and Stro played a Toy-Con drum machine.
 
Read more at: Ariana Grande, the Roots Perform With Nintendo Labo Instruments
 
 
Ariana Grande’s ponytail
Ariana Grande found stable ground where there was none. Now she’s making the music she always dreamed of.
Ariana Grande found stable ground where there was none
 
I don’t really want to start off by talking about Ariana Grande’s ponytail, but I can’t help it. Today, her silver hair has been built up with multiple extensions by her Grecian god of a hairdresser, Chris Appleton; as Ariana shuffles around a cavernous photo studio in slides she designed for Reebok, it bobs behind her like a loyal Pokémon. There’s detailed braiding going on in the front and pounds and pounds tied up in the back, with some pieces dyed a pleasing shade of lilac. When I first spot her across the room — alongside her mom, Joan, who is in full Calabasas momager drag — I release a long “yaaaas” under my breath.
 
The 24-year-old singer has worn variations of the high and tight hairstyle since 2013 and has rarely appeared in public without it. In 2014, after some people online started to beg for a new style, she explained in a Facebook note that it’s the only look she was comfortable wearing: years of bleaching and dying her hair red, when she was a teen actor on Nickelodeon, damaged it severely.
 
On the cover art for this spring’s “No Tears Left To Cry,” the lead single from Sweetener, her fourth album, out this August, she left her fans proverbially bald by being photographed with a ponytail that was 45 degrees lower than normal. As one viral tweet put it: “Ariana lowered her ponytail, it’s over for you bitches.”
 
In a variety of ways, she says, "I've never been this vulnerable to myself." With her new album, Grande explains, "I feel like I graduated almost. I feel like for a long time the songs were great, but they weren't songs that made me feel something the way these songs do."
 
Since releasing her first single at 19, Ariana has managed to defy the pop star convention of reinventing her look for each musical era. At the end of our interview, I ask if she considered going totally nuclear for this album cycle, like if she ever thought of shaving her head. After the year she’s had, she could certainly play the reinvention card.
 
She wraps her hair around her hand and gives it a comb and affectionate toss. “The pony has also gone through an evolution, and I’m proud of that,” she says with a heaping tablespoon of self-awareness. “Old pony? I don’t know if she’s that girl. But new pony? I like her. I mean, it’s like a Victoria Secret angel without angel wings. It’s still her without them, but when she’s with them it’s like, Ohh, I get it, she’s an angel.”
 
In May of 2017, Ariana performed to a sold-out crowd at a Manchester, U.K. stop on her Dangerous Woman world tour, which was originally planned to take her to six continents over eight months. Shortly after the show was over, a bomber set off an explosion in the arena’s foyer. Her concerts attract a fairly young crowd, so the area was bustling with parents waiting to pick up their kids. The explosion killed 23 people and injured over 500. It was the deadliest terror attack in the U.K. in over a decade.
 
Ariana and her crew were still backstage when it happened, and no one on her team was hurt. Hours after they’d been cleared out of the arena safely, she tweeted, “broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.”
 
Even almost a year later, she still can’t talk that much about it. She hasn’t sat down for an interview in months, and pretty much has cut off all communication from the outside world. At the first mention of the word Manchester during our chat, she begins to tear up and at several points breaks down into sobbing. As she explains to me, “I guess I thought with time, and therapy, and writing, and pouring my heart out, and talking to my friends and family that it would be easier to talk about, but it’s still so hard to find the words. When you’re so close to something so tragic and terrifying and opposite of what music and concerts are supposed to be, it kind of leaves you without any ground beneath your feet.”
 
Read more at: Ariana Grande found stable ground where there was none
 
 
Ariana Grande wearing a Sistine Chapel Dress at the Met Gala 2018
Ariana Grande wearing a Sistine Chapel Dress at the Met Gala 2018
Ariana Grande wearing a Sistine Chapel Dress at the Met Gala 2018
 
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Il tema del Met Gala 2018, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, era certamente uno degli argomenti più ricchi di ispirazione per gli outfit sfoggiati dalle star sul mitico red carpet di apertura. E tra i look più belli…
 
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Ariana Grande on Her Sistine Chapel Ceiling Dress
Ariana Grande on Her Sistine Chapel Ceiling Dress | Met Gala With Liza Koshy | Vogue
Ariana Grande on Her Sistine Chapel Ceiling Dress Met Gala With Liza Koshy Vogue
 
Ariana Grande talks with Liza Koshy about her Vera Wang dress printed with images from Michelangelo's fresco, The Last Judgement, painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
 
 
Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon Break Records Tonight Show Takeover
Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon Break Records During Tonight Show Takeover
Jimmy Fallon interview 'Ariana Grande Spills All the Tea About Her Album Title and Release'
 
People were really into Ariana Grande's TV takeover
 
Just hours after the "Side to Side" singer appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, E! News has learned the episode became late-night's most social episode of the year.
 
Her appearance on Tuesday night's show earned more than three million total interactions.
 
As for what got fans and viewers talking throughout the evening, let's just say there were plenty of good moments to choose from.
 
During the episode, Ariana and Jimmy Fallon came together to surprise deserving fans who simply thought they were covering one of the 24-year-old singer's biggest hits.
 
Later on in the show, the pair would star in a sketch called "NBD" and compete in "Musical Genre Challenge." In addition, Ariana announced that her upcoming album titled Sweetener will be released soon.
 
"Thanks to my bff @jimmyfallon for letting me co-host the show tonight and perform 'No Tears' for the first time on tv," she wrote on Twitter. "You're my favorite always and forever !"
 
Jimmy later wrote, "We love when you visit. More fun coming soon..."
 
Read more at: Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon Break Records During Tonight Show Takeover
 
 
Hair Extensions featuring Ariana Grande
How to Maintain Flawless Hair Extensions
Hair Extensions
Hair extensions are a great hair accessory. They allow you to try a new ‘do with little commitment. You can go from long to short or short to long and back again. You can experiment with colors or textures different from your own. Or you can use them to add volume to beef up a skimpy mane.
 
Some women wear extensions as a protective style while transitioning from chemically processed hair to their natural hair texture, so as not to compromise their healthy hair goals in the process. “The trend of wearing curly/textured extensions really ties into the overall natural hair movement and the desire by women to have options that fit within, rather than disrupt, their personal style choices,” says Ngozi Opara, certified hair manufacturer and founder of Heat Free Hair.
 
Others, such as celebrities, models and entertainers may wear extensions as a protective means to shield their hair from the daily stresses that it endures on a film set, photo studio or stage. Whatever your reasons for wearing extensions, choosing the right type for your needs and maintaining them properly is key.
 
Hair Extension Considerations
“The first thing you should do when considering getting extensions is that you should have a consultation with a professional hairstylist who specializes in extensions to determine the best match for your hair and desires. Bring in reference photos. You should have an idea of the style that you want and you can discuss with the stylist the best types of hair you would need,” says Amoy Pitters of Amoy Couture, a celebrity extension expert whose star clientele includes Joan Smalls, Naomi Campbell and Chanel Iman.
 
Depending on the type of extensions that you get, they can either last you a few months or a few days.
 
 
Tips for Maintaining Your Extensions
Treat them the way you would your real hair. “Naturally textured virgin hair extensions should be treated and cared for the same way you’d treat your own natural hair. Regularly washing, moisturizing and detangling your textured hair extensions is key to extending the life of the hair,” advises Opara.
 
Dry your hair well. Hair that hasn’t been dried properly can lead to scalp issues, including fungal ones. So if you have thick hair, be sure to clip your hair in sections and dry your braided sections thoroughly.
 
Don’t neglect your real hair. “Hair that hasn’t been maintained under a weave may begin to suffer from breakage or matting when the extensions are removed,” warns Pitters.
 
Remove them in a timely fashion. Extensions will damage your hair if left in too long. Pitters recommends redoing interlock sew-ins every 6 weeks and the braided sew-in version every 8 to 10 weeks.
 
Avoid oils. If you have glue-on bonded extensions, oils will break down the extension glue. And that is something that you don’t want to happen until you are ready to remove your pieces.
 
Take a break now and then. Allow your natural hair and scalp to breathe from time to time. Relieve the stress placed on your hair and scalp by waiting a week or two after removal of your extensions before getting them replaced.
 
 
Synthetic Hair vs. Human Hair Extensions
The main difference between synthetic hair and virgin hair extensions (human hair that has been untreated and uncoated) is that synthetic hair is artificially manufactured hair, while virgin hair is natural human hair provided by donors. “Quality and authenticity is very important when purchasing virgin hair extensions. So, it’s important to make sure you purchase from a reputable brand or retailer that can provide quality assurance,” says Opara. “Another difference between the two is the price and quality; synthetic hair is available at lower price points, but it does not last nearly as long as virgin hair extensions,” continues Opara. Virgin hair can last up to a year with proper care and maintenance. Human hair extensions can also be heat styled and colored, while synthetic hair can not.
 
And be aware that some women are allergic to synthetic hair. So if you opt to go the synthetic route, ask your stylist to attach a test strand before you fully commit. If done correctly, weaves can look gorgeous and unbelievably real.
 
 
Long-Term Hair Extension Options
 
Long-Term Bonded Extensions
Extensions are fused by a hairstylist to a few strands of your natural hair with a heat-activated, keratin-based polymer. This option allows for greater versatility and movement, but can be very damaging if removed improperly. Sew-In Extensions
 
Sew-In Extensions
Interlock Version: The hair weft is sewn down directly on top of your hair. Pitters utilizes this method for very fine or stick straight hair that can not support a braid. .
 
Braided Version: Pitters employs this method on clients with thicker manes or textured tresses. Hairpieces are sewn onto cornrowed tracks
 
Tape-In Extensions
Small hair wefts are taped to your roots. This type of extension is great for fine, blond hair because the point of attachment is barely visible.
 
Read more at: How to Maintain Flawless Hair Extensions
 
 
Ariana Grande: No Tears Left to Cry
Ariana Grande: No Tears Left to Cry (TV Debut)
Ariana Grande: No Tears Left to Cry (TV Debut)
 
 
Ariana Grande Billboard Cover Shoot
Ariana Grande Billboard Cover Shoot
Ariana Grande Billboard Cover Shoot
 
“If you’re going to rave about how sexy a male artist looks with his shirt off,” says Grande, “and a woman decides to get in her panties or show her boobies for a photo shoot, she needs to be treated with the same awe and admiration. I will say it until I’m an old-ass lady with my tits out at Whole Foods. I’ll be in the produce aisle, naked at 95, with a sensible ponytail, one strand of hair left on my head and a Chanel bow. Mark my words. See you there with my 95 dogs.”
 
Read more at: Ariana Grande Billboard Cover Shoot
 
 
Ariana Grande, Ombre can be very subtle or very striking
Ombre Technique by Clairol Professional Online Education
Ombre Technique by Clairol Professional Online Education
 
We Explain Hollywood's Favorite Hair Highlighting Trends
Ombré, Sombre, Balayage or Flamboyage?
 
You've done it. You've made up your mind. You're ready to highlight your hair.
 
But with so many techniques and trends out there—many of which are costly and time-consuming, which style do you opt for and what's the difference between them?
 
To give you a better idea of what might work best, we tapped celeb colorist Jennifer J to help us define four major hair highlighting trends right now. Because "you should always have a clear plan as to what color you are going to get, how it will affect your hair and the maintenance," she said.
 
Ombré
Timing: Up to 3-4 hours Great for: Someone looking for contrast, but bleaching hair ends may cause damage
 
"Ombré means [going] darker at the root and gradually getting lighter at the ends of your hair," Jennifer noted. "The beauty of ombré is that it can work for any hair type or color. If the hair is highlighted already, I just paint on a ‘fake' root and make it look like the color has grown out for a few months."
 
Sombre
Timing: Up to 3-4 Great for: The lazy set (though it's a celeb fave!)
 
"Sombre is a more subtle version of ombré. Even though it is more subtle, it takes the same amount of time as ombré," said Jennifer. The color transition is also much more gradual (read: no lines of demarcation, which means less touch-ups), making it a lower maintenance, less expensive alternative to its more obvious counterpart.
 
Balayage
Timing: 30-90 minutes Great for: Those looking for a natural-looking contrast
 
"Balayage is a French word for sweep," said the colorist. "Technically, it means that you area-painting highlights on the hair in a sweeping motion." Highlights will be in chunkier sections, making it seem like the sun naturally lightened the hair. Because no foils or meche is used to apply product, sections are less saturated than typical highlights and regrowth lines are less noticeable. Your hair will look just as good whether it's one week or one month from your initial salon appointment.
 
Flamboyage
Timing: 30-90 minutes Great for: Those looking for super-subtle highlights
 
"Flamboyage is basically the same [as balayage], but the ends may be lightened a little more," said Jennifer. A new alternative to traditional highlights, this process incorporates elements of both balayage and ombré techniques to give the hair more depth and a natural-yet-polished result—even after your hair has grown out.
 
Read more at: Hollywood's Favorite Hair Highlighting Trends
 
How To Balayage Ombre Step by Step Hair Tutorial
 
Coloring Natural Hair with Kiyah Wright Clairol Professional: Ombre
 
Sombre Hair Color Effect Clairol Color Director James Corbett
 
 
Ariana Grande Sends Love to Manchester One Year After Terror Attack
Ariana Grande Sends Love to Manchester One Year After Terror Attack
Ariana Grande Sends Love to Manchester One Year After Terror Attack
 
Ariana Grande's thoughts and prayers remain with Manchester.
 
Exactly one year ago, a terrorist detonated a bomb during a stop on Grande's Dangerous Woman tour, killing 22 people and injuring more than 500 others. The 24-year-old singer continued to show her support Tuesday, tweeting, "Thinking of you all today and every day. I love you with all of me and am sending you all of the light and warmth I have to offer on this challenging day." She added a bee emoji in her tweet, as the worker bee is a symbol of the city, and on Instagram Stories, she posted the cover of the Manchester Evening News' latest edition.
 
Grande recently opened up about the tragedy in TIME. "Music is supposed to be the safest thing in the world. I think that's why it's still so heavy on my heart every single day. I wish there was more that I could fix," she said. "You think with time it'll become easier to talk about. Or you'll make peace with it. But every day I wait for that peace to come, and it's still very painful."
 
Read more at: Ariana Grande Sends Love to Manchester One Year After Terror Attack
 
 
Why Ariana Grande Feels More "Vulnerable" Than Ever
Why Ariana Grande Feels More Vulnerable Than Ever
Why Ariana Grande Feels More "Vulnerable" Than Ever
 
Ariana Grande will never forget last year's Manchester Arena bombing, which took the lives of 22 concertgoers and injured more than 500 others. "I guess I thought with time, and therapy, and writing, and pouring my heart out, and talking to my friends and family that it would be easier to talk about," she tells The FADER, "but it's still so hard to find the words."
 
To help the victims and their families last summer, she helped organize a benefit concert: One Love Manchester. "The fact that all of those people were able to turn something that represented the most heinous of humanity into something beautiful and unifying and loving is just wild," says Grande, who graces the cover of the Summer Music Issue. Since then, she's noticed a shift in how her peers respond when tragedy strikes. "We're in such a trying time and people have been responding with acceptance, love, inclusion, and passion," Grande says. "This generation, they're standing up and they're not going to take no for an answer."
 
Grande's new album is heavily inspired by the experience, and the "No Tears Left to Cry" singer's new album is more purposeful than her previous work. "I've always just been like a shiny, singing, 5-6-7- 8, sexy-dance…sexy thing. But now it's like, 'OK...issa bop—but issa message. Issa bop but also has chunks of my soul in it. Here you go. Also, I cried 10 hundred times in the session writing it for you. Here is my bleeding heart, and here is a trap beat behind it,'" she says. "There's definitely some crying-on the-dancefloor stuff on this one."
 
In a variety of ways, she says, "I've never been this vulnerable to myself." With her new album, Grande explains, "I feel like I graduated almost. I feel like for a long time the songs were great, but they weren't songs that made me feel something the way these songs do."
 
The 24-year-old singer was initially scared to share too much. But, she says, "The thing that makes me feel OK with opening up and finally allowing myself to be vulnerable is that I know [my fans] feel the same feelings. I've talked to them about it. I have fans that have become friends of mine. I have their numbers and we talk all the time. I played [the song] for them before I played it for my label. They were like, 'Thank you,' when they heard that one. It was so scary to do that, but to see them be like, 'I get it, I feel that too'..." As tears of gratitude fall down her cheek, she says, "I was just overwhelmed by how simple it can be if you let it."
 
Read more at: Why Ariana Grande Feels More "Vulnerable" Than Ever
 
 
Ariana Grande Dyed Her Hair Icy Silver Blonde
Ariana Grande Dyed Her Hair Icy Silver Blonde, and We Can’t Keep Up
Ariana Grande Dyed Her Hair Icy Silver Blonde, and We Can’t Keep Up
 
In the last month, 24-year-old singer, Ariana Grande has shocked fans (and beauty editors!) with not one but two changes to her classic chestnut brown locks. Add another tally, because she just switched her ‘do once again from steel-gray bangs, to what her hair stylist, Chris Appleton calls “ice silver blonde.”
 
Read more at: Ariana Grande Dyed Her Hair Icy Silver Blonde, and We Can’t Keep Up
 
 
Ariana Grande Bubblegum Pink Hair
Ariana Grande Bubblegum Pink Hair
Ariana Grande Bubblegum Pink Hair
 
Ariana Grande had us running to MAC stores last year when she released her first Viva Glam collection. If you're not aware, each of MAC's Viva Glam collaborations donate 100% of the proceeds to HIV/AIDS research.
 
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what we do
Black Hair Salons and Black Barbershop in association with iConversations Social Media engages business industries including Hair and Beauty, Entertainment, National News Media, Food and Fitness Industries, Professional Athletes, Celebrity Chefs, Political Representatives, plus more, to market Hair Salons and Barbershops.
 
how we accomplish
iConversations engages social media using customer relationship management best practices, and savvy marketing techniques incorporated with humor and wit to market. During this process Hair Salons and Barbershop business profiles are marketed using Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.
 
 
 
conversations social media
"A lifestyle everyone should have access to."
 
  • iconversations parterned with iSalons is savvy interactive online social media consulting on the "cutting edge" of information technology engaging industry moguls around the globe in "Real-Time" showcasing all business industry sectors.
  •  isalons iconversations engages industry moguls online interactively in conversations within the Entertainment Industry, Hair and Beauty business, National News Media, Professional Athletes through sports media, Celebrity Chefs who engage audiences with mouth watering cuisine.
  • iConversations Clients' business products and services are showcased to a very upscale diverse demographics of quality social media colleagues, thus giving your business high visibility locally, regionally, and around the globe.
  • iConversations has cultivated quality social media relationships engaging upscale diverse collaborative communities and businesses around the globe in "Real-Time".
  • Conversations values family, relationships, and her social media colleagues. We sincerely value people and our relationships with them first.
 
 
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