Category: The Weird Side of Beauty

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 Trends
WELL IT HAPPENED…MEET “GLITTERAGE” …the combination of balayage and biodegradable glitter! The oddest trend…
Hair Trend: “Glitterage”?!

WELL IT HAPPENED…MEET “GLITTERAGE” …the combination of balayage and biodegradable glitter! The oddest trend this summer has to be the return of glitter. Not since the 90s has the sparkly accent of hair (and body) been so popular on social media, at festivals, and with celebrities. One enterprising stylist pondered what would happen if she…

Hair Trends
THIS SALON HAS A BIG THING FOR GLITTER… Owner Sophia Hilton has a “no…
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This Salon LOVES Glitter

THIS SALON HAS A BIG THING FOR GLITTER… Owner Sophia Hilton has a “no judgement policy”, with each client getting a complete color makeover…incorporating a dose of biodegradable glitter!This salon dumps glitter on its clients.

Hair History
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#TBT: The Hawaii Themed Salon ~ 1956!

#HAIRHISTORY: THE HAWAIIAN THEMED SALON…WITH BEER “SHAMPOO”? That day in 1956 when Leonard Poutney gutter his hair salon to reinvent as is Hawaii! What about that day in 1956 when whacky hairdresser Leonard Pountney reopened his salon after another successful remodeling into a Hawaii themed beauty parlor? One of our favorite and unorthodox hair legends…

Hair History
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#TBT: Salon Marketing of the 1960’s

#TBT: SALON MARKETING OF THE 1960’s…DO THE TWIST! In 1960, a young Chubby Checker was in studio to record his cover of the Hank Ballard and The Midnighters’ 1950 single, “Teardrops on Your Letter”. His song, “The Twist” exploded to the top of the charts and ignited a dance craze that was the first to…

Hair History
THE 60’S WENT A LITTLE HAIR CRAZY

Check out the 1965 “Hat Wig” Thankfully the era of synthetic hair extensions, pieces and wigs was short lived. But at the height of their popularity in the 1960’s, you could order your very own “Hat Wig” made of synthetic hair for just $4.97 from the Montgomery Ward catalogue. Available in 4 colors! Groovy!