Heather Muir Maffei

As the beauty director of Real Simple, Heather is always on the hunt to find products that help women look and feel their best (while saving them time and money). When she’s not trying out the latest beauty treatments (right now she has purple eyelash extensions!), she spends her time hiking with her husband in the Hudson Valley and cuddling with her two Great Danes, #ApolloandChunk. Follow her on Instagram @hmuir.

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Great hair makes you feel like a million bucks. We couldn’t think of five women who deserve that feeling more. They’re pushing through heartache, hardship, or illness to start a new chapter in their lives—and New York salon owner Nunzio Saviano is sending them off in style.