Holiday Gift Guide

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With the holidays upon us, many of us are in a frenzy to “get our shopping done!”  What if you could avoid land-sharking parking spots at the mall or fighting to protect your online purchases from porch bandits? On a cross-country flight, you might peruse the SkyMall catalog, but you still have to order, wait, and wrap! What if you could …

Blonding Maintenence Part 2: Products

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It’s not a wives’ tale that chemically produced blonde hair is more fragile and brittle than natural blonde hair. The fragility is due to the lightening, or lifting, process which changes the protein structure of the hair, causing it to weaken. In order to strengthen the hair, you want to invest in products that contain keratin, amino acids, and hydrating …

99 Problems, But Curls Ain’t One

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When it comes to curly hair there are plenty of myths, advice, and ways of caring for textured hair. One thing that all professionals agree on is that there is no one-size-fits-all method for getting the most out of your hair. For many of us, learning about our curls resulted in anything from some perm-gone-wrong situations to dripping out of …

Fashion Color Extraordinaire!

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Fashion color is everywhere! If you have Instagram you’ve seen them. If you’ve been to a music festival, I bet you’ve caught yourself staring at some fantasy hair color thinking, “How did they do that?” I sat down with Lux and Aerial, our Fashion Color experts, to give you the lowdown on what it is and what we see happening …

Don’t Even Think About Going Blonde…Unless You’re Willing to Do These 4 Things

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Blondes have more fun, right? You bet! Blonde is also one of the most high maintenance hair colors out there. While successful brunettes turned blondes may make it look easy-breezy, we have the top 4 tips if you want to join the Blondetourage. 1. Invest in your hair Being blonde is expensive. Like no joke. Depending on your hair color, …

Balayage

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Balayage (rhymes with “folly cause”) is a hair painting technique originating from France (thus the tricky pronunciation). It is the most popular technique used to achieve a natural and low maintenance look. Hair is sectioned in a variety of different ways based on desired effect, density, and texture. Select sections are painted on the surface using light brush strokes, which …