Have you seen the new L'Oreal Feria Ombre hair color out there for home use? You start with dark hair, and comb in the highlights on the bottom. Ombre hair usually looks like bad roots to me, but this is pretty, with all the different colors.
How to curl hair with a flat iron (best curls ever). I actually got rid of my curling iron because this works so much better! Curls rarely stay in my hair because it's so thick and heavy, but when I use my flat iron they stay all day long!