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Color Trends 2017

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Grab yourself a Pumpkin Spice Latte and take a look at the yummy Color Trends for 2017. Looking at these amazing colors how can you implement them into your home, wardrobe, hair or makeup? Which Color Trend Colors for 2017 will work with your look? After looking at the fashion week photos from NY 2016, the models on the runway featured big bold lips. The red color above would look stunning on lips for 2017. Therefore it is no surprise…

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Why Consider Balayage?

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Balayage (French Word meaning ‘Sweeping) evolved back in the 80’s. However, Balayage is a current trend in the US.  Balayage can offer a  very natural approach to adding dimension to your hair. What does Balayage mean to you?  Less Maintenance–  Ever leave the salon loving your highlights then 3 weeks later feel like you need it retouched?  Balayage is a hand painting organic approach leaving the look for fused at the roots.  (See above picture) Natural appearance– The picture above & below show how…

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Protect Your Hair From The Sun

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We are flooded with information about protecting our skin from damaging rays from the sun, however do we take the right steps to protect our scalp and hair? 4 Reasons to Protect Your Hair From the Sun. Hydration- The sun will deplete our hair and scalp from hydration.   So, it’s essential to replace the lost moisture from sun exposure.  A professional recommendation from your stylist will direct you in the right direction.  One of my favorites is Pureology Hydrate Mask….

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Beards are Hair too!

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Let’s not forget Beards are the other hair! Beards are the rage today showing up in all different length, styles and colors. Did you know there are special clubs formed just for beard owners. So, what is involved in growing a beard today? Commitment– You must commit to growing a beard and just stop shaving for about 4 weeks. I recommend you choose a time you are away from your job and no special occasions planned in that time frame….

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Things To Consider When Moving

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Moving to Sarasota County Florida can offer so much including great beaches, prestigious golfing but finding the right home to conduct your personal business can be overwhelming and sometimes challenging. For example, finding a new financial institution, Primary Doctor, Dentist, Hair Stylist, CPA, Insurance Company etc. just to name a few. So, where do you start? Just a few things to take into consideration: how long in business what awards have the business won while in business referrals and recommendations…

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Fashion and Hair of the 80’s

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So are you a fan of the 80’s? Perhaps the music or fashion is most remembered from your childhood? The music never died but the fashion over the years including hairstyles have faded away. What if I told you the fashion and hair may return? However, with a twist of today added into it too spice it up. Would you be a fan? Who remembers the movie Flash Dance?  I remember the big hair and use of headbands throughout this…

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Signs of Aging Hair

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As we age our hair and nails will show signs as well, how do we detect these signs of aging Hair and Nails? LOSS OF COLOR IN YOUR HAIR– This occurs when the hair follicle stops producing “melanin.” Follicles are structures in the skin known for growing our hair and are found beneath the cuticle layer of the hair. Typically this starts about age 30, however many feel that graying is related to your gene makeup so this could change…

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Combat Hair Color Fading

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Did you love the color of your hair when leaving the salon? Perhaps maybe you loved the way your hair felt when leaving the salon? However when you return 4 weeks later, your color has faded and your hair feels dry. What are the environmental & mechanical factors that contribute to this dilemma? Contrary to peoples belief your hair stylist didn’t sneak something in your hair color to fade. As stylist’s our aim is to combat your hair color from…

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Top 5 Myths About Your Hair

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Find out the truth about the 5 top myths about your hair. Brushing Your Hair Makes It Healthier MYTHS- Brushing your hair will not make your hair healthier. In fact excess brushes can damage the cuticle.  As a young girl I always remember my grandma saying “brush your hair at least 100 strokes a day.” I am happy to know this is not the case. You shouldn’t Color the Hair During Pregnancy MYTHS–  The reason some doctors feel you should…

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Helpful Tips About Dry Shampoos

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Dry Shampoo’s are not just for your Grandma anymore. There are ton of different beauty products flooding the market everyday, however what do you know about Dry Shampoo’s?   We are being advised by beauty experts to shampoo our hair less often, and not to use shampoos containing sulfates, but what is all the hype about Dry Shampoos?  Like with any product learning and educating yourself is the best way to use it correctly.  Follow these helpful tips about Dry Shampoos…

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