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Shaping Your Identity Through Your Hair

Hair and Identity We often think of the clothing that we wear as a symbol of our personality, but our hair is just as powerful of a mechanism. Throughout history, women have manipulated their hair to showcase their femininity, identity, liberation, and more. Even today, we tend to associate a “bad hair day” with a day where nothing goes right, simply because how our hair looks and how we feel about ourselves are so closely linked. That’s...

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Popular Bang Styles and Where They Came From

Believe it or not, bangs weren’t always as popular as they are today. Like most trends, they originated when people dared to do things a little differently — and in the examples we’ve included below, the risk paid off. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular contemporary bang styles and the figures who made them famous.   Photo via Wikimedia Commons Blunt Bangs: Louise Brooks The 1920s were a time of great style experimentation for...

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Spring Clean Your Hairstyle

Spring cleaning is all about leaving the winter months behind and starting afresh — and it applies to more than just your home. You may make a point of cleaning out your wardrobe during this time of year, but have you considered refreshing your hairstyle? Revamping your ‘do is one of the best ways to usher in the better weather confidently. Here are five ways how:   Photo from pixabay.com 1. Chop It Off Whether you’ve long been considering...

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5 Cute and Simple Spring Break Hairstyles

Where are you headed this spring break? Whether you're jetting off somewhere exotic or enjoying a relaxing staycation, you'll stay cute and feel confident with these easy hair moves! Want some professional styling help for a special event (or just to treat yourself)? We've got you covered! Contact us for more information or schedule an appointment today. [caption id="attachment_1445" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo via Lush to Blush[/caption] 1. Wavy High Ponytail Whether your waves are natural, leftover from spending...

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What to Know About Split Ends

Split ends can be a real beauty bummer. No matter how put together your look is, if your split ends leave your ‘do a frizzy, tangled mess, it’s time to cut off any dead weight that is dragging down your hair game. Here, we review some facts about split ends and discuss how you can minimize damage. Behind the Split Did you know the technical name for split ends is trichoptilosis? While most hairs begin to split...

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Trending Hair Colors for 2018

With every new year comes new trends, and 2018 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for hair! There are plenty of classic and emerging hair color trends to consider for your New Year 'do. For those with bold tastes, bold roots instead of tips are increasingly popular, while both charcoal and salt and pepper dyed hair are gaining traction in current color trends. Blonde Tones to “Dye” For Baby blonde, a light and...

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Don’t Fall for These Common Hair Myths

Between mom’s wisdom and tips from beauty bloggers, most of us hear an abundance of advice on how to achieve the perfect locks, much of which can be conflicting information. It is increasingly tricky to sort myth from truth and to know which tips to follow and which to brush off. Many hair-related fables developed before people fully understood how hair grows and what impacts its appearance and health. The expert stylists who you entrust...

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How to Avoid Hat Hair during Beanie Season

As temperatures continue to drop, we’re swapping out our wardrobes accordingly. High-waisted shorts and halters have officially been replaced with boots and beanies until further notice. While a knit hat can be a cute and cozy way to top off a winter outfit, you may find yourself torn between keeping your ears warm and showing off that stylish new haircut or color. End-of-day hat hair is one surefire way to wreck your ‘do… or is it?...

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How to Keep Your Hair Sleek as Humidity Rises

Humidity has a way of turning even the most cooperative hair into an unruly frizz ball. No matter your hair type, you may find that all bets are off once you step out into humid weather. Naturally curly, wavy, or coarse hair may be especially vulnerable to unpredictable behavior under moist conditions. Thankfully, there’s no need to give up and reach for a hat (unless you’re inspired to rock one!). Here are a few ways to...

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How to Style Every Hair Length

How do you wear your hair? Pixie-length? Skimming your shoulders? Natural? Long and layered? No matter your haircut or length, show off those locks with some simple yet chic styling techniques. Tips on styling short hair Right now, the undercut is incredibly popular. This look pairs well with a no-nonsense short cut for a low-maintenance but trendy look. You can also opt for a dramatic side part to add volume and a hint of retro glam. If...

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How to Care for Your Hair as It Ages

Your hair is your crowning glory… at any age! As grays grow in and hair texture begins to change through the years, a little hair care routine adaptation can inspire great big confidence. So, what can you do to embrace your evolving look as the golden years approach? Prepare for coarser hair As we age, the natural oils in our hair become less prevalent. You can use shampoo and conditioners that list silk protein as an ingredient...

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How to Protect Your Hair Before Swimming (and Care for It After)

Spending hours at the beach or pool is one of the best parts of summertime -- until you get home and realize that those beachy strands were hiding a dried-out, tangled mess. But there’s no need to choose between enjoying the water or keeping your hair healthy. You have several options available to protect your locks while enjoying a splash in the water this summer. Consider the humble swim cap While these silicone caps may not...

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