Frizz Control

The Complete Guide to Curly Hair Care

Curly hair is incredibly common but often misunderstood, even by those who were gifted with natural curliness to their hair. From how it responds to shampoo and conditioner treatments to the impact of heat styling and products, curly hair is quite different than straight hair types. Running a brush through it won't make your hair seem well-managed and sleek; it could very well produce a riot of tangles and an undesired increase in overall hair...

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Curly Hair Is In! Know How To Care For It

“Curly hair is not a trend, it’s a lifestyle.” That’s the word on the street lately, and we are finding many of our clients in agreement and overjoyed at the recent embracing of their natural wave and curl textures. Over 65% of the population has some form of curl in their hair, so why are so many of us fighting against it? Here are some tips on caring for your curly locks, to keep your hair looking and feeling fantastic year round.

Start with a curly-centric haircut. Did you know that curly hair should be cut differently than straight or wavy hair? There’s an art – and actually a certification – to the technique, and luckily your stylist here at Pinup knows how to do it masterfully! Our staff has a unique passion for curl texture, and we like to respect your hair as much as we respect you!

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Hair Product Shopping: It’s Not As Easy as Heading to the Drugstore

Despite the perceived convenience and low price, it might not be the best choice to do your hair product shopping at your neighborhood Bartell’s Drugstore. You could be in for a lot of wasted time and money if things go wrong, or at very least, a bad hair day.

It is really important to become educated on your hair and its special needs.

Hair isn’t generic or one-size-fits-all in its care. Hair is a lot like skin – it’s unique to you, with its own needs and moods. Johnson’s Baby Shampoo might have been the ‘no tears’ solution that your mom used when you were in diapers, but the wrong shampoo these days can really bring on the water works (or at least the desire to cry).

Be Nice To Your Hair!!!

It's summer (for those outside of the PNW anyway)! That means it's the season of highlights and brightening up, and therefore putting a little more damage on your hair. It's also the season of being out in the elements, mostly the sun and windy, beach air! Even if you don't color your hair, these things might leave your hair not feeling it's best, but you know can refresh and rejuvenate it in just 20-30 minutes, right? Let...

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Special July 4th Offer on Frizz Free Hair!

In honor of July 4th we want to celebrate freedom, from FRIZZ! Come into either of our locations by July 4th and receive $100 off any of our anti-frizz, and curl reducing smoothing treatments! Not already familiar with them? Here's the scoop! Pravana Perfection Smoothout - Normally $250 The Pravana Perfection Smoothout treatment uses natural amino acids to smooth and defrizz the hair, adding shine to every hair type! This treatment will relax the hair a bit, but...

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UNITE Product Cocktail for a GREAT Blowout

Today we're talking about one of our favorite product combos, Unite's Creamy Paste and Blow&Set lotion. Here is a little about each product.   Blow & Set Lotion: The Blow&Set lotion is a lightweight sculpting lotion that is great for all hair types and will add weightless moisture, shine, and volume to the hair.  Run about a quarter sized amount (double that if you have longer/thicker hair) through your hair from scalp to ends while the hair is...

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Pravana Perfection Smoothout – The Frizz Solution

Being a hairstylist opens a lot of doors that would normally be locked to most, but battling frizz is a door I've never been able to keep unlocked for long. When I say long, what I mean is until the moment my hair gets wet, whether it be from showering or from the daily drizzle we know here in Seattle as rain! You can imagine my ongoing frustration, especially if you dislike your frizz as...

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