Fashion Friday : Bling 101
Courtesy of The Beauty Department
Featured Product: Redken Shine Flash
If you want to try the trend we highlighted in our last post, check out Redken’s Shine Flash 02. This finishing spray adds a subtle, natural-looking sheen and it smells amazing. Try it out & let us know what you think!
Trend Alert : Wet & Wild
A trend labeled as “glistening hair” was seen all over Spring 2012 Fashion Week. The tousled, wet locks shown above were featured at Diesel Black Gold.
Shear Pleasure: Time For A Haircut?
On of our most frequently asked questions is, ”How long until I come back in to get my cut touched up?” Every time we cut someone’s hair, we discuss the “expiration date” with them on their way out the door. Because every single haircut is different. You cannot generalize all haircuts with a 6-8 week time period. Here’s our basic breakdown… Short cropped hair: 4-6 weeks. Super short (pixie)...
Fashion Friday : Office Chic
Let’s talk about the eternally classic BLAZER!! The possibilities for hair styles are endless when you’re sporting a blazer. You can do just about anything, but– the deciding factor will usually be how you style + accessorize your blazer. Above are a few good examples. Hair down- If you’re headed into a meeting, to the office or off to school, you can never go wrong with wearing your hair...
Hair Don'ts: Top 5 Common Hair Mistakes
Chances are, you’ve committed at least one or two hair faux pas. From waiting too long to get a haircut to combing hair while wet to choosing the wrong shampoo for your hair type, we’re all guilty of making a few hair mistakes in our time. Fortunately, these common hair mistakes are all easy to fix, so fear not and tread forth with determination to correct your past errors. Delaying...
Tutorial Tuesday: Short Hair Affair
YES… spring has sprung! That means fresh, new short cuts will be on the rise. So many of our clients have been on a mission to go shorter this year and the very first thing we tell them is: short hair is all about learning different textures! It’s really easy to find updos, styles, braids + buns for longer hair lengths but not usually so easy for girls with mid-length hair or shorter. Here’s the...
Hair We Love: Stencil Art
We loved this lace stencil painted hair at Betsey Johnson f/w 2011.
Tutorial Tuesday: The Curl Chronicles
Over the years, we’ve heard so many stories from women who were tortured by their curls growing up. Little girls with little halos of frizz and no clue on how to deal with it. Luckily today we have so much information readily available to guide us in the beauty department. When you’re armed with knowledge and you’re willing to put some time into trying things out, you can become the boss of...
Fashion Friday: Stars A-Lined
Courtesy of The Beauty Department
Featured Product : Dry Shampoo
Alright, time to give you the rundown on this little bottle of magic we call dry shampoo. It’s one of our favorite products on the market today and we love teaching people about it! We’re always surprised when people sit in our chairs and haven’t heard of it. We can talk about it all day, and we’re about to… What is it? Dry shampoo is a super-fine powder that comes in spray-on,...
Trend Alert : Knot Your Average Bun
Blinged out buns popped up all over s/s 2012 fashion week. Featured is an updo we loved at YSL.
Tutorial Tuesday: Extend Your Blow Out
This post will be a great visual for someone who’s learning to extend the life of their blowdry. Here are some step-by-step suggestions to go with the images above… Day 1, (not pictured) is always smooth + easy. No issues there. Congratulations! Day 2, though it’s still “kinda” clean, it can be a little suspect. In the top left photo, you see a discheveled look that often comes from sleeping...
Fashion Friday: The Strapless Dress
Warm weather is quickly approaching so in the spirit of summer, we must discuss the gorgeous + girly strapless dress. You pretty much have free-reign on hair when wearing a strapless, so this is a great time to try fun new flirty hair styles! Chignon or bun: Try to keep it back and show your neck or have it slightly off to one side. It’s important not to crowd the neck with chignons because...
Featured Product: Redken Anti-Snap
Redken Anti-Snap is our favorite at-home treatment for extreme hair repair. This leave-in helps prevent breakage and split ends so your hair won’t bend… & SNAP!
Hair We Love: "Bow"dacious Updos