Braids are everywhere, and with the summer months approaching, this easy look will be a go-to summer style. Braids are perfect for the beach, elegant enough for a garden party, and they fit right in at a summer concert. Braids are versatile and much easier to recreate than they look. Check out this article where you'll find helpful tips for perfect braids.
As the weather starts to heat up it's time to start educating your clients about summer hair health. Quick, easy tips can maintain the integrity of the hair all summer long. Keep color looking vibrant, and strands feeling supple with this list of great summer haircare products.
I've been doing a lot of on set styling lately and it's made me realize how important it is to have the right tools for the job. When you're working solo, there aren't other stations you can run to to borrow something if you've forgotten it. When you're on set you want to stay as calm and stress-free as possible, and the best way to do that is to come prepared with the essentials.
Below you'll find a few articles that will help you to build your kit if you're just getting started, and it can be a great refresher for any seasoned stylists.
When you start doing the research about what kinds of toxic chemicals are in some of our favorite beauty products, the facts can be quite scary. Every day, more companies are opting to find alternatives to these chemicals that have been proven to cause cancer, skin irritations and respiratory problems. Think twice before you buy your next beauty product, and check out some of the articles below to get further educated.
For many years the general belief has been that as you age your hair length should get shorter and shorter in the process. For some reason this dated idea still holds strong in the minds of many women, but I think it's time that idea took a hike. Read on to learn why it's time we start changing our views about age and hair length.
Some stylists fall victim to the idea that they've already been to school, completed their apprenticeship, and have now been working for several years over - so why more education? When we think we've learned everything, we run the risk of being left behind. As a beauty professional, there are constantly new techniques and emerging technologies to learn about. Now more than ever, product technology is advancing exponentially. It's our job to stay up to date.
Hair and Beauty trade shows are a great way to get inspired, which will help you retain the clients you already have, and gain new ones. So check out this list of hair and beauty trade shows for 2014 and start marking your calendars!
Tip - The cost of your trade show ticket can be written off at tax time.
Millions of people suffer from eczema every day, and unfortunately I'm one of them. I've always been frustrated with the go-to option for most dermatologists which is to hand you a tube of harsh steroid cream. I don't like slathering chemical laden creams on my body, and while I was lamenting this to an esthetician friend, she gave me several wonderful suggestions on how I could treat eczema naturally. Read on to learn some helpful tips that you can share with your clients who suffer from this uncomfortable skin disorder.
The year has come to an end, and if your clients are heading out tonight they'll most likely be on a mission to look their best. I love showing my clients simple styling tips that they can use at home for a fun night out. Check out this article about holiday hair ideas that will inspire you and your clients.
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Scientists are learning more and more every day about what really causes hair loss, and how we can fight it. One of the newest developments is the observation of how a hormone called DHT effects our hair's follicle. When DHT levels rise in our bodies it binds to the hair's follicle, causing stress to the hair. Read on to learn how we can block DHT naturally, and help our clients battle hair loss from the inside out.
Curly hair eludes some stylists. It's completely different than straight hair, and not just visually. Care and maintenance also varies when it comes to straight or wavy hair. Having a big head of curly hair myself, I've been lucky to experiment, and find, products that I really love. Below you'll find some of the best options in shampoo, conditioner and styling products for curly hair