Hair

Maintain Healthy Hair

How is it possible to maintain healthy hair and deliver a spectacular color or texture service as well? One of my biggest concerns in the salon is keeping the integrity of each clientʼs hair while performing various chemical services. With so much emphasis on celebrity hair changes, I find an increasing amount of requests for similar looks from a wide variety of clientele.

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What is a flattering hair length for women over 40?

So many of my clients have posed the question “What is an appropriate hair length for women over 40?” My answer is that it is relative to the individual’s face shape, body proportions and individual style. Really, the same rules apply at any age, the difference being that what worked at 30 may or may not work at 50 or 60, depending on how much these things have changed.

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Braiding Summer Hair Trend

Summer is here again and with it comes hairstyles that reflect the relaxed nature of the season. This season, a popular trend is braiding. Braiding has come a long way from the single braid and pigtail braids of childhood. Now there are halos of soft braids crowning the head, and the recently popular “fishtail braids” known to our friends across the pond as “plaits”.

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Causes of Hair Loss

Hair loss is a valid concern of many of today’s salon clients, and it isn’t just among those exhibiting the typical male pattern balding. Many women have also been experiencing a loss of hair due to issues such as stress, medications, and hormone changes from pregnancy. So many times I have had a client in my chair who 4-6 months after giving birth has expressed concern about what looks like hair breakage (short hair at the hairline and at the parting) but is actually the new growth coming back.

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Find the Perfect Hairstyle

A perfect hairstyle for 2015 is the one that flatters your face shape and helps send a message of who you are. Are you fun, warm hearted, innovative and creative or a good thinker, etc? Jean Haner, an expert in face reading, and author of The Wisdom of Your Face reveals what your hairstyle tells about you.

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Adorn Your Hair

Why not adorn your hair? When looking at options for changing your hair, different types of accessories can be a fresh solution. Whenever I feel that “bored with my look” mood surfacing, a quick rummage through my accessory drawer always provides the best remedy in two ways.

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How to Choose a New Hairstyle

Looking for a new hair style? Below are some ways to go about the process. To choose a new hairstyle, start by looking at pictures of hair styles in magazines and cut out pictures of the ones you like.

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How to Cut Your Own Fringe (AKA Bangs)

It seems that fringe have been increasing in popularity as of late, especially those that are worn a bit longer. Since my early days as a stylist, many of my clients have had a love hate relationship with the concept of wearing a fringe, mostly revolving around the maintenance being so frequent. With a longer fringe currently being in vogue that is definitely a relevant concern. While most upscale salons offer a zero cost fringe trim between regular haircuts, I decided after seeing the handiwork of too many of my own clients that had succumbed to their own impatience, to show them how to do it properly themselves. Enjoy the tutorial!

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Extend the Richness of Hair Color

As we enter into the height of summer not only are the days growing longer, but so is our exposure to the sun’s rays which tends to leave color treated hair looking a bit lackluster. While I hardly recommend avoiding the enjoyment of the outdoors for the sake of vanity, the public image of many is a vital component of daily business and a professional appearance must be maintained. Fortunately there are a variety of solutions that come in the form of simple maintenance that can extend the richness of hair color between regular appointments

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Hair Extensions 101

Hair extensions certainly are not a one size fits all type of hair product. Hair extensions serve several purposes including adding volume and length to your hair as well as allowing you to experiment with different styles for your hair. Choosing the right type of hair extensions will allow the hair extensions to blend in with your hair naturally so that most people won’t even realize they are in your hair. Choosing the wrong type of hair extensions will make them stick out like a sore thumb.

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