Posts tagged stylist
BRING THE BEST VERSION OF YOURSELF TO THE SALON

As a stylist, I don't try to recreate a person with their hair style, mainly because I know they'll migrate back to their comfort zone and not maintain it. I examine the hair to see what it wants to do, what it's able to do, and what my potential client is able and willing to do with it.

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WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH BOX COLOR?

There are about three things a guest could mention in the salon that makes a stylist cringe: cutting your own hair, unprofessional shampoos/conditioners, and box color. All three of these things sabotage what is possible for the stylist to achieve in the salon, and, therefore, they sabotage the guest's dreams for her hair.

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT HAIRDRESSER

Choosing a hairdresser is like choosing an artist to commission a painting for your home. It's like choosing a therapist who can hear words you're not saying and understand things you can't explain. It's helpful if they have the same sense of "pretty" as you and stay up on their education enough to know how to do the things you're asking for.

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REMEDY FOR THIRSTY HAIR

If you can correct your dry hair, you can avoid most of the issues that keep you from having good hair. The molecules in coconut oil are small enough to get into the hair shaft and repel water long enough to protect it from getting waterlogged. This will allow your moisturizing products to get in there and actually do what you've paid them to do.

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WHY IS MY HAIR BRASSY?

Brassy is not a color, it is what remains in your hair after the removal of color. If you leave the salon perfect, but turn brassy after a couple of shampoos, then you need to examine you hair-care routine to find the cause. 

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THINKING OF GOING PLATINUM?

Here's what you need to know...

The first thing you need to know is that platinum hair has been lifted to a pale yellow. Like the inside of a banana. The variables that I consider when pushing someone's hair that far are the starting color, your chemical service history, the condition of your hair, and your home care.

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