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    STYLING 101: Bangs Are Beautiful…But Make Sure They’re The Right Ones! There’s nothing quite…
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    STYLING 101: Bangs Are Beautiful…But Make Sure They’re The Right Ones! There’s nothing quite like bangs to shave years off your face or update a boring hairstyle. And the good news is that bangs are hot right now….from thick, blunt bangs to side-swept bangs. Here’s a quick cheat sheet for the best bangs based on…

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    HAIR HACK: LESS DAMAGE FOR YOUR EXTENSIONS Researchers have determined that 8 out of…
    Extensions Hair Hack: Watch that Water!

    HAIR HACK: LESS DAMAGE FOR YOUR EXTENSIONS Researchers have determined that 8 out of 10 people wash their hair the WRONG way, leading to damage to hair extensions and even your natural hair. Instead, do this: Shampoo the scalp, rubbing in circular motions, and not the whole head of hair. Be gentle on bond sites.…

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    Extensions Hair Hack: Detangle!

    Client tips for better wear with their add-on hair: “Before washing, hair should be detangled with a detangling brush, starting from the ends and working up to the roots. Strands should then be washed in a downward motion from the roots to the ends. It’s important to remember that rubbing can cause the hair to…

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    OCCASION HAIRSTYLE: “GENTLY TOUSLED” Paired with an elegant evening dress, these is perfect no…
    OCCASION HAIRSTYLE: “GENTLY TOUSLED”

    OCCASION HAIRSTYLE: “GENTLY TOUSLED” Paired with an elegant evening dress, these is perfect no hairstyle that is less fuss-free than gently tousled hair that just looks SO natural. Ideal for any holiday event…or even for every day! STEP 1: For this style, apply a leave-in conditioner to dry hair and rough dry it in an…

  • STYLING 101: Bangs Are Beautiful…But Make Sure They’re The Right Ones! There’s nothing quite…
  • HAIR HACK: LESS DAMAGE FOR YOUR EXTENSIONS Researchers have determined that 8 out of…
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  • OCCASION HAIRSTYLE: “GENTLY TOUSLED” Paired with an elegant evening dress, these is perfect no…
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MAKE SURE TO PRESCRIBE EXURE THIS HOLIDAY It dramatically impacts your retention rate with…
MAKE SURE TO PRESCRIBE HOMECARE THIS HOLIDAY

MAKE SURE TO PRESCRIBE EXURE THIS HOLIDAY It dramatically impacts your retention rate with new customers! Did you know that Mintel, a global company that frequently does demographic studies into our industry last year released a report on the importance of retail recommendations? ~ If a new client purchases two or more retail products from…

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COLD WEATHER? DRY THAT HAIR! We’ve all heard the wintry warnings before: don’t go…
COLD WEATHER? DRY THAT HAIR!

COLD WEATHER? DRY THAT HAIR! We’ve all heard the wintry warnings before: don’t go outside with wet hair, you’ll catch a cold. While you won’t catch a cold…you will damage your hair. Cold weather can exacerbate hair breakage in wet hair, causing strands to snap off. The water penetrates the hair shaft, and if that…

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HAIR HORROR STORY: THE REAL LIFE WEREWOLF & LIZ TAYLOR
A Weird Hair Tale for Halloween!

The year was 1873 and the era of the circus, the carnival…and the macabre fascination with the sideshow ruled the autumns of the world. An audience was gathered in the crisp October air in a small village outside Paris, France. The crowd was hushed…the ring master bellowed out, “Meet the Wild Man from the Kostroma Forest…the Wolf Man of Russia!” The crowd gasped…completely covered in hair, a 55-year-old Russian man named Adrian Jefticheiev stepped on to the stage…and then brought out his 5 year old son, Fedor…equally covered in hair. Someone probably screamed…

Of all the bizarre hair conditions, hypertrichosis (also called Ambras syndrome) is the most bizarre and shocking. A genetic disorder that still continues to this day, those born with the condition suffer with an abnormal amount of hair growth over the entire body. It is believed that extensive cases of hypertrichosis, also known as werewolf syndrome, were the origin of stories of the mythical werewolf.

Of all of those in medical history with the disorder, Fedor’s son Adrian Jefticheiev was the most famous. A social outcast, Adrian had the fortune of meeting one of P.T. Barnum’s talent agents in Liverpool, England in 1884 who immediately wired the king of circus in America to make arrangements to bring Adrian to the U.S. A genius for show, Barnum transformed Adrian into Jo-Jo “The Dog-Faced Boy”, contrasting his animalistic looks with a Russian cavalry uniform. He was a sensation at the Barnum circus and became one of the most legendary of Barnum’s sideshow personalities. He tragically died at the early age of 35 of pneumonia in Greece and made headlines the world over.

While the condition can be treated today with electrolysis and lasers, not all those born with the disorder have it for life. A few years before the death of Adrian, on February 27th, 1932, a raven-haired screen siren-to-be was born to Francis and Sara Taylor. That child was Elizabeth Taylor…born completely covered in black hair! Luckily for her (and future Hollywood) the hair fell away in a matter of weeks.
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VINTAGE HALLOWEEN HAIR
Real spiders and insects in your hair? How about a big nope!
Of all the varied hairdressers of the Golden Age, Vasco was the most outlandish. In his 1950’s trend unveiling, he was inspired by the color and beauty of the natural world and decided to incorporate insects as attractive and colorful adornments to complement his latest hair trends. As the butterflies were delicate, he painstakingly reinforces their wings with supports so they hold their shape. But why stop there? After finding a tarantula in a bunch of bananas he picked up at the farmer’s market in Hull…he incorporates that and a beetle in another.
Proof positive that if you’re creative enough, even the creepy crawlies can inspire you!
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