Key Steps to Prepping for Your Wedding!

Congrats on the engagement! Right about now, there’s so much to do—dates, a venue, selecting your wedding party. And what about your hair? Well, I can’t even begin to help with bridesmaid selection or the awkward conversation about why you have to invite your fiancé’s third cousin twice removed, but I can help with keeping…

Craving Some Creative Color? Check Here First!

Are you thinking it may be time to rock some creative fashion colors? Whether it’s the peacock, oil slick, or some custom haircolor made just for you, these creative looks are pretty darn cool. For today, the goal is to break down some of the basics to help determine whether or not this is the…

Why Your Shampoo Habits Could Be to Blame–Part 1

The world of shampoo is vast and exhilarating! Well, maybe not. But good, bad, or indifferent, today’s task is to jump into the proverbial lake of surfactants! How often should I shampoo? This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions in the salon. The general response? As seldom as you can possibly get…

Why Your Shampoo Habits Could Be to Blame–Part 2

Welcome back! It’s time for part two of shampoo. As we mentioned last time, try to shampoo as seldom as possible. And second, always use products with appropriate pH range listed on the bottle. These products are sometimes more expensive, but it really makes a difference on the appearance of your hair and protects the…

What You Need to Know About All-Natural Colors

With the increasing demand for more natural products, vegetable-based colors (like henna) are becoming more common and are even available in mainstream stores like Whole Foods. In the past, hennas were more associated with various tones of yellow, orange, and red (think of Lucy in I Love Lucy). However, more recent developments have enabled manufacturers…

Boxed Color: The Slings and Arrows

Oh, the world of boxed color. We’ve all tried it, some of us with better luck than others. The temptation is understandable! Relatively inexpensive and ready at your convenience. But here’s the thing; boxed color is a one-size-fits-all solution for a situation that really requires true customization. Let’s see if any of these have ever…