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
Clients are always looking for fast, easy ways to style their hair. We all know they'll never take the time to style their like we will, nor should they have to. It's part of our job to educate and share easy tricks that they can try at home. One of the easiest ways to get the job done is to teach your clients how to style their hair in their sleep. Confused yet? Read on to learn a few easy tricks that will have your clients waking up with fabulous hair in no time.
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Have you noticed how everyone in Hollywood is aging backwards these days? Injectables and mini-facelifts have a lot to do with it, but often times it's laser facial rejuvenation treatments that are behind these drastic transformations. Blasting hot, powerful lasers at your face is no less risky than taking a scalpel to it, but with less downtime than surgery, and often times more natural results, lasers are quickly becoming the must-have anti-aging treatment. Making Sense of Laser Facial Rejuvenation Treatments
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The Summer is coming to an end and clients will soon be pouring in to cut and color those sun-ravaged locks. This time of year is great to stock up on new tools and hair products. Back to school sales at sites like Folica and Sephora can save you hundreds of dollars on new equipment that will start the season off right. Check out the lists below of best products and tools to get you started.
One service that booms during the summer is keratin treatments. Clients are pouring in looking for a reasonable way to battle the fuzz and frizz that comes with all of this humidity. Keratin products have come a long way in the past few years. The formaldehyde levels have come way down, with most of them containing none at all, and now more than ever, there are numerous choices when it comes to deciding which product to use. Check out this list of the top keratin products that stylists are using in the salon.