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Fall Color Maintenance Tips

There's no denying it. After a beautiful, sun-filled summer, fall has finally arrived in Seattle. This seems to prompt us to change into our darker wardrobe, and darker hair colors as well. Have you checked out our previous blog post about going darker? Have you now changed your hair to a darker hue? If so, and you're loving it, that’s great! Here are a few tips from our team on how to maintain it. Tinted shampoos...

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Get To Know More About Lindsey!

Where were you born and raised? I was born in Seattle and raised in Woodinville, WA. What made you want to do hair? I always loved doing hair from the time I can remember.  I think it's in my DNA. Where did you train at? I went to Seattle Vocational Institute, where Jen and I met. How did you start at Pinup? Jen and I were friends and graduated beauty school together. I saw her post on Facebook  that she was looking...

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Is Going Darker For Fall Right For Me?

We've had an incredibly bright and sunny summer season this year, which generally prompts us to brighten our hair accordingly. Now as the seasons are changing, are you feeling the itch to go darker? If so, here are some hair color facts to help you make an informed decision before you make the plunge! First off, think about your natural color. If you’re a natural blonde who likes highlights in the summer, but you want to...

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Punk Hair Color: Don’t Try This At Home!

Ever wanted to try a more adventurous hair color? It's more work than you think! Having rainbow-colored hair is one of the most high-maintenance styles you can have. Here are some facts to know before you take the plunge! 'Punky' colors (those vibrant unnatural shades) are a completely different type of hair color from what we use as professionals to create your typical blondes, brunettes, and redheads. Regular hair color is used in part with developer to...

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Myth: Skipping Haircuts Will Help Your Hair Grow Faster

A lot of you have probably at one point or another gotten adventurous and cropped your hair on the shorter side, only to spend years growing it back out. So how did your hair fare during that long grow out period? Was it  in fabulous condition, or feeling wispy and tangled? If it was the latter, then it probably was in part to you neglecting your regular haircuts while growing it out. You're probably thinking that cutting...

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Dry Shampoo To The Rescue!

You've probably at some point, or frequently, explained to your stylist that your hair gets greasy quickly, and maybe they've told you to try a dry shampoo, but you still haven't. Our question is, why not?! Dry shampoo is probably one of the best products to keep on hand for at home and travel. The number one use for dry shampoo is to spray it at the root of your hair when it's feeling oily or...

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Meet Jane, Again, Or For The First Time.

Q: Where were you born and raised? A: I was born and raised here in Seattle. Q: What made you want to do hair? A: My back round in theater made me want to do hair and makeup. I was so amazed by how everything came together with those finishing touches. Wig making blew me away, though I like working with people much more. They're much better conversationalists. Q: Where did you train at? A: Seattle Vocational Institute, where Jen was...

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Get Rid Of The Brassy!

Are you always striving for that soft ash or beige blonde, or the Gwen Stefani platinum? Do you love your hair when you leave the salon but find the color looking a little too yellow a couple weeks later? Well say goodbye to yellow and hello to AG's Sterling Silver shampoo and conditioner! AG's Sterling Silver shampoo deposits violet tones on the hair while cleansing, washing away dirt and removing brassy tones. Imagine the color wheel. On it, violet and...

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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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Welcome The Balm Cosmetics!

Some exciting things are in the works here at Pinup Salon. We're expanding our retail products and introducing cosmetics from The Balm! We're thrilled to now not only to be able to use The Balm cosmetics, but to also take the time to educate our clients and show them how to properly apply makeup to enhance their best features, and diminish their less desirable ones. Our staff have all individually sought out various makeup education classes, including...

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