hair care

Hair Extensions: Methods and Aftercare for Gorgeous Locks

Feeling like your hair could use a little extra oomph? Have you ever considered extensions? With so many types of hair extensions that promise to add length and body to your hair, we want to make sure you have the information you need to take the plunge and get the mermaid hair of your dreams. Glue-In and Sew-In Hair Extensions Two types of extensions that Pinup Salon offers are glue-in and sewn-in extensions. Glue-in extensions involve attaching...

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Kick Off the New Year in Style With These Five Hair Trends for 2019

New Year, new you. Isn’t that how the saying goes? But you don’t necessarily have to embark on a full-on lifestyle or personality change to feel refreshed on January 1st — sometimes changing your hair is all it takes! Consider one of these five gorgeous hair trends to help you feel like you can take on whatever 2019 brings. Image via Pexels Painted Highlights for Curly Hair Create depth and draw attention to your natural curls with painted...

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How to Protect Your Hair From Winter Damage

It isn’t just severe heat that can damage our hair. When the weather starts getting chilly, our hair can seem dull and show signs of breakage and dryness. A big reason for this is the effect that dry heat — found in our apartments, home, and workspaces during winter — has on our tresses. Don’t get too worried, though, you can do a multitude of things to take care of your locks this fall and...

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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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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 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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How to Preserve Your Hair Color Longer

A fresh color treatment can boost your confidence and add to your look’s wow factor. Not only do you walk out of the salon with the perfect shade, you also have that glossy, healthy finish that everyone craves. Unfortunately, as the days fade away, so does your hair color. However, there are a few things that you can do to protect your hair color from fading, saving it until your next appointment. Here are five tips...

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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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Keep Your Hair Moisturized and Silky Smooth This Winter

Winter months bring harsh and extreme weather conditions that can really dry out your hair. Add to that static cling, and central heat in your place of work and your hair can really take a beating. We have come up with some great ideas to keep your hair moisturized and silky all winter long. We think your hair will agree these are pretty good! Extend times in between Shampoos: Shampoos and hot showers can really dry out...

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SOS! Pinup to the Rescue: Saving You from Hair Disasters

There are just some things that should require the warning label “Do Not Try This at Home”. At home hair treatments are some of the common rescue missions that our competent staff find themselves called to remedy. Basic deep condition treatments or even simple, light bang trimming can be fine for you to manage on your own. However, the following treatments all too often have gone wrong and our voice of experience encourages you to...

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Hair Styling Alternatives to Heat Treatments

Day after day, week after week of high temperature heat styling can really take its toll on your hair. Once the hair follicle is damaged, there is no chance of repair. Your only option is to tame the frizzies or damaged ends and smooth them with products so that they look less damaged. A great prevention strategy to avoid this position is to be proactive about giving your hair a “heat break” once a month or...

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