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Easy Back-to-School Hair

Back-to-school season is here, and you know what that means: You’re looking for new supplies, clothes, and even hairdos to start the year off right. Coming up with new hairstyles is usually the hardest part, because you need to find looks that are quick and easy to reproduce when you’re running late, and that won’t require much attention throughout the day. But don’t stress — we’ve got you covered with six ideas for easy back-to-school...

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Mellicia Marx with hair styled by Pinup Salon

Poplin Style Meets Pinup Salon

Poplin Style Direction: Seattle’s Personal Stylist Seattleites may tend to prioritize staying warm, dry, and comfortable over being fashionable, but some people have a harder time than others when it comes to personal style. That’s where Mellicia Marx from Poplin Style Direction comes in. As Poplin Style’s founder, Mellicia believes that people should be able to express their unique style effortlessly while going about their day-to-day lives. This isn’t easy, so Poplin Style’s mission is...

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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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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 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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5 Vintage Hairstyles Making a Well-Deserved Comeback

Looking glamorous isn’t just for Old Hollywood starlets or red carpet celebrities. Anyone can rock a uniquely vintage look! Master these styles and make everyday your runway, or go all-out with a professional ‘do for that spring wedding or your next special event. These five styles are making a comeback this year -- try one or all of them at the salon! [caption id="attachment_1171" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo via Brit + Co[/caption] 1. The (Faux) Bob No need to...

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A Guide to Men’s Cuts, Styles, and Hair Care

Self-expression and self-care aren’t just for the ladies… and neither is the salon! Guys can benefit just as much from some chair time. Whether you’re in for a quick professional snip, a specialty cut, or some fresh color, allow your personal stylist to help you execute a killer updated look. You don't need to spend hours in an intimidating high-traffic salon to leave with a look you love. We’re here to give each one of our...

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Hair Color Trends for Spring 2016

It’s a new season and there are some fabulous and fun hair color trends on the scene. The common new approach is multitoned in every tone that creates fun dimension and a sense of volume for every hair color. Try one of these on for a refreshing new start to spring. Cuivre Red: An exciting, shimmery copper shade has increased intensity and lots of shine. Autumn Red: This warm red tone provides yet another red option for...

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Top Spring 2016 Wedding Hairstyles

It may feel like winter out, but spring wedding season is not that far away. Now is the time to decide the look you want for your crowning touch on your special day. This gives you time to try what works and also grow your hair to the length you need to get the gorgeous look you want. Trends in wedding hairstyles for spring 2016 are combining soft country and natural textures with metallic and glitter....

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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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