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What are the Benefits of a Hot Lather Shave?

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For many men, shaving has become a dreaded chore that results in nicks and irritation. Whether you’re shaving at home or treating yourself to a professional shave at a salon or barber shop, the addition of hot lather will make you feel relaxed and help turn your shave into a more luxurious, enjoyable experience. Hot lather also has some important practical benefits for your skin and hair. Using it results in a much more effective shave, and a result, makes…

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What is the Best Haircut for Your Face Shape?

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When it comes to our hair, whether we realize it or not, the shape of our face may dictate what works best. The secret of hairstyles is actually all about simple geometry. When we know what shape our face is, we can then use this knowledge to choose a style. So, what is the best haircut for your face shape? 1. Oval Shape The shape of your face is curved with your forehead and jaw being the same width. This…

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How Often Should You Get Your Hair Cut?

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You may have heard the old rule that you should only get your hair cut once every six weeks. You may also know that many women with fantastic hair that only get haircuts a few times per year. So the big question is this: is there a one-size-fits-all rule? Knowing how often to get haircuts has a lot to do with your hair type. Consider the following advice for different hair types: Long and Straight If your hair is long,…

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What to Look for if You are Changing Stylists

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Your appearance is important to you and your hair is a big part of that. Whether it’s because of relocation or needing a new stylist, here are a few things to consider. 1. Referrals The first thing to do in your search for a new hair stylist is get referrals from people who have hair you love. That might be friends or family members or it might mean stopping a stranger on the street to ask who she sees. 2….

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The Origin of the Barber Shop and Why it is Still Relevant Today

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The barber shop for years was exclusively a male experience where men were able to go and get their hair cut, nails trimmed, and skin treated. In fact, the word barber originates from the word “barba” which fittingly means “beard.” The barber shop can be traced all the way back to the Ancient world and has numerous artifacts supporting its historic existence, including relics of combs, scissors, and more that have been found in the Ancient Egyptian world. In Ancient…

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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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Hair Tips for Combating the Sun

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A Florida lifestyle offers white sandy beaches, cool ocean breezes, and lots of year-round outdoor activities. It also offers hot, sunny days with high winds and humidity that can take a toll on your hair. When you live in Florida, it’s essential to protect your hair from the sun’s damaging rays that can strip your color and deplete moisture. Here are some great tips to protect your hair from the sun. Moisturize Your Hair and Scalp Healthy hair requires a…

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How to Naturally Blend in Gray Hair for Men

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While wisdom and experience are positive benefits that come with age, gray hair might not be something you consider so positive. Fortunately, there are ways to blend gray hair naturally and restore your more youthful appearance. Challenges of gray hair Coloring gray hair presents challenges because its texture is more course than natural hair. Gray hair follicles also create less oil, which makes gray hair dry. Both of these characteristics make it difficult for hair color to penetrate the gray…

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Hair Tips for Men: Do I Have Dandruff or Dry Scalp?

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When you see white flakes in the hair around your scalp, it’s a distressing situation. It’s important to know whether the flakes are due to dandruff or dry scalp before pursuing treatment. Dandruff Definition and Symptoms Dandruff or pityriasis involves excessive shedding of dead skin cells found on the scalp. Frequent exposure to extreme cold or heat can cause dandruff. Symptoms of dandruff include itchy, scaly scalp and oily white flakes of dead skin in hair and on shoulders. Dry…

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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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