Category: Hair How-To

Hair How-To
STYLING 101: Bangs Are Beautiful…But Make Sure They’re The Right Ones! There’s nothing quite…
STYLING 101: Bangs

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…

Hair Extensions
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.…

Hair Extensions
Client tips for better wear with their add-on hair: “Before washing, hair should be…
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…

Hair How-To
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…

Hair How-To
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…

Hair How-To
#HAIRTREND: #ROOTBEERHAIR When clients pop in for some holiday color work, start reaching for…
#HAIRTREND: #ROOTBEERHAIR

#HAIRTREND: #ROOTBEERHAIR When clients pop in for some holiday color work, start reaching for those warm brunettes…because “Root Beer Hair” is trending! This stunning blend of medium and deep-toned brown shades is characterized by both highlights and lowlights in the warm family. These warm tones are flattering on a wide variety of skin tones. It…

Hair How-To
BLOWOUTS 101: The angle is EVERYTHING To give clients a big, bouncy blowout after…
BLOWOUTS 101: The angle is EVERYTHING

BLOWOUTS 101: The angle is EVERYTHING To give clients a big, bouncy blowout after installing their SHE Hair Extensions, finger-comb the hair upward and follow with the dryer pointed at a 45-degree angle. If you want a sleek, sexy blowout, apply the same technique but in a downward motion. But never just blow-dry the hair…

Hair How-To
Mastering: line, layers and graduation! This video from Shannel Mariano @shannelmariano is brilliant! Racking…
Mastering: line, layers and graduation!

Mastering: line, layers and graduation! This video from Shannel Mariano @shannelmariano is brilliant! Racking up over 580,000 views in the last 6 days. It’s a great visual on mastering these 3 core skills to be a better hairdresser. She explains: “LINE (or one-length) Starting from the bottom, I took horizontal sections cutting all the hair…

Hair How-To
THIS COLORIST IS GOING VERTICAL??? In a video that colorist Caitlin Ford posted, at…
THIS COLORIST IS GOING VERTICAL???

THIS COLORIST IS GOING VERTICAL??? In a video that colorist Caitlin Ford posted, at first glance the client’s hair (shown on a side view), looks like a rocker-style mohawk. But take a closer peek and you’ll see a piece of clear, crescent-shaped plexiglass holding the hair in place. This is a color board Ford created…

Hair How-To
Hairspray: chances are…you’re doing it wrong! One of the most common mistake with hairspray…
Hair Hack: The Right Way To Hairspray!

Hairspray: chances are…you’re doing it wrong! One of the most common mistake with hairspray is applying it too closely to the hair. You should hold the nozzle at least 12 to 14 inches away from your head. Keep a steady stream while misting for overall hold. You want to create an even mist—don’t use it…