Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Prioritize yourself for 2013

Prioritize yourself for 2013!  Think about what changes you would like to do with your hair, skin, nails, or weight and plan for the change.  First step is to decide, write it down.  If you want to change your hair write what you want, look for pictures, find out if it can be done and save accordingly and budget so you can accomplish your goal with yourself!

Friday, November 23, 2012

Thin Hair Thick Hair...

Thin Hair Thick Hair, curly hair, straight hair, there is a style for all types of hair and products for all hair types and hair styles that do work.  Hair styles most often are seasonal.  Each climate change makes a difference on your hair style and how your hair behaves.  Changing the hair products you use and styles with seasons for many works out great!


Monday, November 19, 2012

Do You Have Natural Curly Or Wavy Hair Or Are You Not Sure?

Do You Have Natural Curly Or Wavy Hair Or Are You Not Sure?
Most often it is all in the hair cut and the right product to use to get that pretty beachy wave, body or curl if you have it naturally.  Many times clients will tell me they don't think they have curly hair until we get the right cut and product in their hair and they are pleasantly surprised :)

Friday, November 9, 2012

Travel Size Hair Spray

Travel size hair spray is great to have in your purse especially in the colder climates.  If you wear a hat on your way to work when you take it off so often you have static in your hair.  Just tip you head down and fluff and spray and than run your hands through your hair or brush your hair to eliminate the static.  Keep in mind you want a light dry hair spray.  Enjoy the cooler weather its  great time of year!  Happy Holidays :)

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Itchy Scalp

Itchy Scalp can come from weather change because the weather gets cold and dry.  Rubbing conditioner in your scalp can help the dry itch and if you have dandruff head and shoulders or another dandruff brand shampoo can help

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Holiday Hair

Holiday Hair is any styling you want with rhinestones, glitter, colors and ribbons!  Braids, rolls, up dos and curls.  Do it all and and show it off, look good and feel good !

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Halloween Hair

There are so many fun colors you can put in your hair and feel festive for the holiday of Halloween and actually all the colors such as pink, blue, purple, orange, yellow are in style also.  So whether you put a blue in your hair through out your or just a few pieces, its all good and fun!
Happy Halloween :)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Get Wavy Hair While You Sleep

Get Wavy Hair While You Sleep.  If you have long hair put your hair in a pony tail on top of your head with scrunchies down your pony tail 2 -3 inches apart and when you wake up take your hair down and you will have wavy hair for the day.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Static Hair......

Static Hair can be very annoying.  When your hair stands stand up from static if you spray a light weight dry hair spray on your hair brush and brush through you hair that helps take care of the problem.  If you don't brush through your hair you can still spray your hair and run your hands through

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Price Checking for Hair Services

Price Checking for hair services in hair salons a head of time will allow you to know whether you can afford where you are going. Knowing what you are getting and how much you are paying ahead of time is smart planning.  Many times there can be hidden prices so be sure to know what is included in the price you are quoted.  Plus if they have a website you can check the price list and the gallery of pictures of their work.  Good luck!

Friday, October 5, 2012

Anti-Frizz Products

Anti-Frizz Products don't always work but seek and you shall find the right one that does work.  If you see it works when your stylist uses it buy it from the salon.  Let frustration and money trying to find the product that works.  If you find it buy it!  Scruples Hair Products work great on curly frizzy hair.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

multi color micro bead hair extensions

Multi Color Micro Bead Hair Extensions can come in a high-lighted weft so you have part light and part dark.  Looks great ; you can also have your top half of your head light and put darker extensions on the bottom for another great look!
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Loop Brush

If you have Micro Bead Extensions the hair brush you use is very important for proper brushing with let tangles and matting.  A loop brush is highly recommended and can be found on Ebay at a reasonable price.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Thin Hair............

Thin Hair can be frustrating when you want to wear your hair up or wear an up do.  Also if you just want fuller hair wearing it down hair extensions can be your answer.  Very limited if any damage or hair loss wearing micro bead individual hair extensions.  Try them for the holidays can be very satisfying to wear different looks and to give your hair a chance to grow without having to mess with you hair so much. Positive  results with the micro beading.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Pink Feathers

Pink Feathers to put in your hair for Breast Cancer Awareness is a great idea for support that everyone sees!  You can use micro bead application for a more secure longer lasting for the month verses the clip in.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Micro Bead Hair Extensions

Micro Bead Hair Extensions are attractive and very safe to have with minimal hair loss if any.  If taken care of you can keep the hair up to 6 months.  In some cases if the hair is in good shape you can always reuse the same extensions you have.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Deep Conditioning

Its always good to deep condition your hair once a month especially if you use chemicals on your hair and or use flat irons etc every day.  You can get it done in your hair salon or do it yourself at home.  If you do it at home you want a good conditioning that penetrates in your hair with heat.  A quick conditioner that is for only a few minutes is not enough.  After your shampoo towel dry your hair enough so your hair is not dripping wet.  Apply conditioner throughout, put a plastic cap on your head, a shower cap works great if you have one.  Sit under a hair dryer on high heat for 20 minutes.  During that time the heat keeps your hair shaft open and the conditioning agents will penetrate into the hair.  Rinse well

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Looking to treat yourself and relax at an affordable price...

Looking to treat yourself and relax at an affordable price;  sign up for web specials such as, living social, groupon.....  There are several local advertising in your area online you can sign up for and get great deals to business's you didn't even know were around.  You get the chance to get your hair done, nails, skin or massage at a very discounted rate!  You may find a new hair stylist, salon, skin tech, massage therapist and catch lunch or dinner that is also offered with these specials!  Time for some positive changes with the new season approaching.  Enjoy yourself and treat yourself.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012


Blonde on Blonde is also a look that is in right now.  Wide weave with some very light blonde through out the top have from the ears up looks great!  Accent a bang whether is across your forehead or a side sweep. Blonde and Bold :)

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Deep Color Tones For Fall

Deep Color Tones For Fall of Reds, Golds, Violets, and Carmel Tone Hi Lites is the way to go this Fall.  Bold and Soft works great depending on what you like.  Weave Low Lites or go all the way and color your whole head.  Start thinking and saving for it now and have fun this fall!

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Friday, August 10, 2012

Ombre High Lights

Ombre High Lights can be bold or subtle.  They can very light or just a few shades lighter than your natural color.  A pretty look that you don't have to be concerned about touching up your roots because the look is to have roots .  The high lights can be woven or wide sections.  Check out the Ombre styles and ask your hair stylist about getting them if you like them!  Its August, end of summer, start thinking about a change for the fall :)
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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Expensive Blow Dryers And Curling Irons etc

Expensive Blow Dryers and Curling Irons makes sense to buy when you are a stylist and using the tools all day long on all different kinds of hair.  There are brands on the market that will work fine on your hair if you are using these tools just from home use on yourself.  You wont put all the hours of use on your dryers and irons like a hair salon will.  Most dryers on the market are sufficient enough and for flat irons and regular irons you want to be sure the temperatures are between 392 and 400.  Some lower temps will work on some hair but most of the time you need the higher temps.  Be sure you use styling products that have the
 " protective barrier complex" in them to protect your hair from higher heats such as Scruples hair products.  Using the right conditioners and styling aides will protect your hair and keep  your hair hydrated if you tend to get dry or have dry course hair.

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Friday, August 3, 2012

keep In mind................

Keep in mind color will not lift color.  If you put dark color on your hair you can not lift it to a lighter shade with hair color, you have to use bleach.  Be very sure you want dark if you tint your hair black or dark brown because if you do it so many times it is almost impossible to lift it without getting a lot of red when your lifting it.  I would always consult with a professional.

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Oils, Polish, Glossing.....

Oils, Polish and Glossing is great to help smooth, re-hydrate and protect your hair from blow drying and heated tools.  Oily to Normal hair is not generally in need of any types of polish/ gloss unless your hair is dry and damaged.  There are conditioning oils and minerals along with some leaf extracts that help condition the hair when using these products.  Check the ingredients so you know what you are buying

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Shampoo and Conditioner

Shampoo and Conditioner go hand in hand.  Many do not like conditioner because they feel greasy or their hair does get greasy or weighs their hair down.  Some heads of hair is so fine and soft you feel conditioner isn't needed.  Every one can use conditioner.  If its not working to your benefit than you have the wrong conditioner for your hair.  Protecting you hair in general from brushing, blow drying, heated tools, and the environment alone is necessary.  There are several leave in conditioners that are very light and could possibly give you some body in your hair along with protecting your hair. Do your research and ask a hair stylist what would be best for you.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Vitamins for Hair Skin and Nails

Vitamins for Hair Skin and Nails is formulated strictly to target those areas mentioned.  There are many vitamins and minerals in addition to Biotin and healthy oils and leaf extracts that can be beneficial for your Hair Skin and Nails and your overall health.  If you have thinning hair companies will also have shampoo conditioner and scalp treatments that you can use in addition with taking the vitamins.
You can always ask your local pharmacist or if you prefer research the ingredients on your own!  

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

itchy and or flaky scalp

Products like Mizani Supreme Oil and Argan Oil can be rubbed into your scalp when your hair is wet or dry to help control itching and flaky scalp.  These mentioned oils have some natural oils that are helpful not just for our hair but our scalps too.
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Hair Products for Men and Women

Hair Products for Men and Women can be equal.  The scents will be different but shampoo for oily, dandruff, dry can be for men or for women.  So if you have a lot of product or catch a good sale and your man doesnt care or for the man reader that is catching the sale if you dont mind the scent go ahead and get it :)

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Summer Hair

Summer Hair is loose and wavy, up and braided, up and twisted half up half down.  Purchase a book on braiding hair if your hair is long enough and you can do your hair or your kids hair in the summer hot months or for different occasions.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Rainy Days are good to.............

Rainy Days are good to get out of your pajamas, get the color you have been thinking of or perm/texture and go to the mall.  Buy yourself something for working hard all week, enjoy a lunch at the food court and you will look terrific and feel terrific!

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Wavy Hair Without Chemicals....

Wavy Hair Without Chemicals can be achieved with putting a braid in the back of your hair or one on each side of your head and either sleep with it or keep it in your hair for an hour or so.  If you use small sections your waves will be tighter, bigger sections the wave will be bigger and looser.  Using moose or volume foam on your hair first when its wet or a light weight gel should help setting the wave pattern.  Have fun with it and enjoy the look!

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Get Your Nutrients Internally

Get Your Nutrients Internally with a good balanced and healthy diet along with some form of exercise.  This helps blood circulation and the vitamins are good for you hair skin and nails.  If you feel you need more there are dietary supplements on the market that are specifically for you hair skin and nails.  This may help in addition to conditioning if you hair is dry and also help if you have thinning hair due to hormone issues etc. 

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Are You Using enough hair product?

Are You Using enough hair product?  If you are using the right product for your hair type and hair style you can use conditioner/leave in conditioner, styling foam or gel etc., and texture paste or molding gloss/therapy polish and hair spray!  Sounds like a lot but they all serve a purpose and if every product is light and water soluble you should be just fine :)

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Value For Your Dollar...

Value For Your Dollar is something everyone is looking at during this struggled economy.  All the more you want to get the best value for your dollar and when it comes to hair product if its cheaper and you buy it and it doesn't work, it ends up under your sink or in the trash.  If you have gone in the salon a few times and you see the product works, buy it.  More often than not it will last just as long or longer then other brands that are cheaper.  If it works its worth every penny!  If you have a family member or friend with the same hair type ask what they use if you see it works for them.  Ask your hair stylist what he/she uses on your hair sometimes you can find it cheaper online if you search it out.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Travel Size Your Purse...

When you see travel size hair product you like at your local salon grab it when you can, not all the time do the companies offer those sizes.  Putting hair spray, gloss/conditioning oils, texture paste, or moose is great to have in your purse to perk up your style in the middle of the day.  Not too many people can fix their hair and have it look great all day.

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Saturday, June 2, 2012

Clarify Your Hair

Clarify your hair and deep condition one a month or more.  If you use a lot of product on your hair daily a good clarify treatment once a week would be a great idea!  Removing build-up on your hair and conditioning helps you to get the style you want to achieve easier without heavy build up.  Go to your local salon for a clarify treatment or do it at home with a good clarify shampoo and a TBSP of baking soda to 8 oz. of warm water, comb through and leave on 5 minutes.  You may have to do that a few times if you have heavy build up.
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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Be Positive...

Be Positive about your appearance.  You do feel better when your hair looks good, and what ever type of hair you have and how much you have there is always a solution for your hair to look nice.  Hair cutting, hair styling, color, hi lites, growing color out;  Speaking to a professional can help you decide what is best for your facial shape, hair type and life style.  Be Positive there are solutions!

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012


Keratin is great for taking frizz out of hair.  But there is some Keratin that does have formaldehyde and even some hair straightening chemicals. So do your research before you get a treatment on the product used and look it up online and you can even call the distributor for questions if you feel you should.  You want to know exactly what is put on your hair and if its for your type of hair.  Also know the maintenance afterwards.  Using a Keratin shampoo and conditioner is necessary and its best to use the same product line of the Keratin that was put on your hair.

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Do you ask your stylist to thin your hair?

Do you ask your stylist to thin your hair?  If you have very thick hair thinning your hair can get rid of some bulk, look more tame and cooler in the summer.  But I can say thinning your hair creates bulk as your hair grows out.  So unless you have very thick hair you may want to be sure thinning is what you want.  If you have wavy curly hair when your hair is growing in you will get a lot of bulk because curly wavy hair creates bulk anyway along with the shorter pieces growing in. Just know you have to keep up with hair thinning to keep your tame look.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Hair Jewelry

Hair Jewelry can dress up a do and also bring a beachy feeling or conservative or even a funky touch.  What ever you mood is you can bring on the hair jewelry as I call it.  Ribbons, feathers, tinsel, beads, barrettes, rhinestones etc.  Have fun with it!

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Long Hair Ideas

Long Hair Ideas can have different looks as short hair by changing color and wearing your hair up with different type of casual up-dos.  Low Lites, Hi Lites, Wide Hi Lites and Fine Hi Lites.  Enrich your natural color deeper with semi permanent color (Ex: Richess by Loreal) or with a little Red Cocktail.  Long layering, texturize for more of a shaggy look.  Many options for short and long hair!

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Short Hair Ideas

Short Hair Ideas can be fun putting color with a kick (reds, plums, darker), or some fine hi lites all over or the bang area.  Cut fringe around the face and neck line or cut sharp blunt lines around the neckline and over the ear.  Point cutting all over so you have a shaggy blow and go type of look.  If you have really curly let it go!  Have fun with curl and live sasssy and carefree!  Tight curl, loose curl, its all great :)  Long bangs, short bangs, long sides, short sides, you can be creative with short hair.

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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Are you one of the millions of people that has a ton of hair product under you sink?

Are you one of the millions of people that has a ton of hair product under your sink?
When it comes to shampoo and conditioner you wont see huge results right away especially if your hair in need of conditioning.  You want to give it a month to work. As your hair gets repaired and reconditioned your shampoo and conditioner and styling products may need to change.  Seasonal changes will affect your hair which will  mean the product you use may need to change.    Organize what you have according to season and or your hair condition, consider if you are coloring, hi lighting, straightening etc.  Time to spring clean under your sink and get organized , clear out what you know doesn't work, and remember recycle the plastic and if the products are organic or natural you may be able to use it on your pets if you ask your local veterinarian

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Frizzy Hair?

Frizzy Hair needs product on it!  Some frizzy hair is dry and the texture is courser, and some is fine and healthy but just frizzy. 
So if your hair is dry use hydrating shampoo, a good conditioner, and or a leave in conditioner/serum ( White Tea Magical Serum by Scruples works great)  and a frizz control gel and hair polish/oil type finishing. 
If your hair is not dry a shampoo for normal or oily to normal with a daily conditioner or a leave in conditioner that keeps hair soft along with a smoothing gel for frizzy hair.  If you lack body but you still have frizz there in a product by scruples called "Silk Control" that is a huge seller that smooths the hair but still gives you body. 
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Monday, May 7, 2012

PBX (Protective Barrier Complex)

PBX  (Protective Barrier Complex)  helps protect your hair against heated tools and environmental damage.  Scruples Hair Care have that ingredient in their products.  You can find Scruples at my salon and online store at

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Low Lites Fading

Low Lites fading can be common.  If you hair is very light and you wash with a shampoo that is not gentle for colored hair, products can make it fade as much as washing it daily.  Unless you have oily hair most do not need to shampoo everyday.  Sometimes you need to build your hair strength and condition of the hair in order for the color to take properly and stay for a while without fading too much.

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Friday, May 4, 2012

Ashy Color in your Low Lites

Ashy Color in your Low Lites will happen if you don't use gold and/or reds in your color.  Natural levels and letter A (ash) or N (natural) on the color box will give you some ash tones on top of blonde hair.  In order to get darker shades on blonde hair you must put some red pigment in the color because blonde hair as gray hair there is no red pigment which is needed to darken to brown shades and darker.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Low Lites 3

Low Lites will compliment any hair style whether you are using them all over or just around the face, the bang or darkening the lower back portion around your hair.  If you have thinner or want a thicker look Low Lites will help! Ask your Stylist about Low Lites!

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Friday, April 27, 2012

Low Lites 2

Low Lites can be added with or without Hi lites to break up a root definition line.
 If you want to let your color grow out Low Lites is a good way to let your color grow out without looking root bound! 

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Low Lites

Low Lites can be any darker shade than what our base color is.  Some are or feel too blonde and want different levels of blonde in their hair so we put a darker shade of blonde and light browns throughout so it breaks up the flat blonde look.  You can be subtle with your blondes and browns and just put a few levels of deeper tones in the hair.  And many like to go bold and put very dark against very light.  Also useing reds to go with some browns and blondes are eye catching.   Blue, Green Yellow, Purple, all systems are go with Low Lites!

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Friday, April 20, 2012

Hair Color Knowledge

There are different ways of coloring your hair depending on what result you are looking for. There are color, rinses, color washes, temporary color, permanent color, color cocktail etc.  Color rinses wash out when you shampoo
 Color washes are very weak in developer strength so you can freshen up your color and will wash out within  a few weeks depending on how much you shampoo your hair, if you shampoo everyday you will get a week or so.
Semi Permanent Colors are designed to stay in your hair 4-6 weeks, again if you shampoo everyday or have gray hair to cover it will not last a full 4 weeks. Keeping in mind gray hair can be very resistant and a Semi Color may not even work for you
Permanent Color is a higher strength developer designed to open the hair shaft and soften the cuticle so the color molecules will be able to enter the hair strand.  Gray hair coverage is best with permanent hair color.  Sometimes you will get fading if your gray is resistant or you are out in the sun a lot.  But pretty much you will see hair growth when your roots show up and you know its time to color.  
Color  Cocktail  is a squirt of a bright color to kick it up notch! Just a kick, a burst of something rich whether its a red, plum, gold etc.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Hair Spray 2

Hair Spray can be used for styling and shaping and also for extra hold.  Extra hold is always good when you are finished with your style and the shaping is good when you want to spray and work with your hair.  Hair Spray that goes on dry is easier to work with and of course going on dry always helps the hair style from falling if its a wet spray.  Living in humid states in the summer humidity resistant hair spray can be very helpful.

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Hair Spray Helpful Hints #1

Using a light weight shaping spray you can blow dry your hair and than spray your hair and continue to style with round brush and blower or curling/flat iron.  You can get volume on top of your hair for some puff/height by spraying lightly the root area and over directing with iron in the opposite direction your hair will fall.  This will help you get your style quicker and easier and hold longer.  Remember not to hold the spray can too close to your head so its not all over your scalp.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

When Styling Your Hair.....

When Styling Your Hair you want to be sure you not only use the styling product that works for your hair and the style you have, but also be sure you blow dry your hair completely dry.  When the warm heat is on your hair it can feel dry and it isnt.  Always let your hair cool a bit and feel your hair again.  It must be completely dry for the style you put in to work and to stay

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Monday, April 9, 2012

All about Hair: Caring For Hair Extensions

All about Hair: Caring For Hair Extensions

Caring For Hair Extensions

Caring For Hair Extensions is very important.  First you want to be sure you have real hair, and you want to use a boar bristle hair brush.  You want to sleep at night with your hair braided, or in a pony tail with cloth scrunchies down the pony so the hair will not get tangled while you sleep.  When you wash your hair do it in the shower and work in a downward motion, do not swish your hair around, it will tangle.  Use a good shampoo and conditioner.  If you take good care of your hair and extensions the longer they will last.  We do Micro Bead at Tropical Waves Hair Salon, very nice way to apply them and safer to the hair comparing to some other methods.

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Mark Your Calender - 2

My last post was to mark your calender to condition your hair;  you also want to mark your calender to trim your hair.  If you like the style you are wearing you really should keep it trimmed every 4-6 weeks.  If you have the type of hair that grows slow you can go 8-10 weeks.  If you are trying to grow your hair I would skip the one trim date and just follow up with every other cut date.  Now if you do not have healthy hair or your ends tend to split or you have thin hair you should trim every 6-8 weeks and just get a "dusting" which is trimming a minimal amount off but that will help prevent breakage.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Mark Your Calender For Your Hair -1

 Be sure to deep condition each month your hair ;at home or in your salon.  If you don't have the proper conditioning if you choose to do it at home fit that in your budget to get what you need.  Remember wrapping your hair up in a shower cap/plastic cap and applying heat keeps your hair shaft open so your hair can soak up all the nutrients you are trying to feed it.  Your hair needs 15 minutes to drink up all it needs in one treatment.  Its easier and more efficient to have it done in the salon, but if you are on a strict budget you can do it and get good results at home too :)

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Nourishing Hydrating Sprays

Nourishing Hydrating Sprays often can be used for your hair and for your skin.  In the summer time its nice if you are at the beach or pool to be able to spray a conditioning for your face, skin and hair.  If are interested in White Tea by Scruples with Vitamin B and Panthenol  you can email at and request a price or if your local come by and pick one up!  Feed your skin and hair with vitamins when your in the sun!

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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Lets Talk Hair Sprays

Lets Talk Hair Sprays.  You want to be sure not to spray too close so you don't spray too much on your scalp and over load your hair.  Hair Sprays that go on wet tend to dampen your hair just enough to mess up your hair style.  Dry hair sprays are what you want to find, also you can get firm sprays but still workable while styling.  You don't have to have stiff hair to know its working.  If you wear the type of hair style that you do not want to move, than yes extra hold such as "Rock Hard" that I use on my clients will hold.  Even if you need just a little kick with out real stiff, a dry spray like Rock Hold but sprayed lightly will work also.  So be sure you know what kind of hold you are looking for and look for dry spray :)

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Hair Products

Hair Products can be pricey, but keep in mind the ingredients with natural oils and proteins and also many of them can last longer so your money goes along way.  Always check for sales with your favorite sellers.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Styling Fine Limp and/ or Oily Hair

Styling Fine, Limp, or Oily Hair needs a good Clairfying Shampoo and a light but firm moose or a Thermal Spray.  When you use leave in conditioners and styling aides be sure to comb through your hair so it evenly gets distruibuted throughout your hair strands.
Note: Most of the time fine limp hair is oily so clarifying helps remove oil from your scalp and hair.  This helps in appearance and styling

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Tame Curly Hair

Tame Curly Hair can be a little challenging but one word to remember is Product!  Curly Frizzy hair needs hair product on their hair and heavy is fine.  Condition after you wash, leave in conditioner that softens and offers sleekness to the hair and shine, plus a styling aid that will create shine, soft and smooth.  Those of you that have course hair you may put a gloss/polish on when your hair is dry.  Men can do the same and use a water soluble Gel to help keep your hair in place.

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Friday, March 16, 2012

Hair Products for fine or thin damaged hair

Hair Products for fine or thin damaged hair you would want more protein than hydration, unless you are dried out from being damaged. You want proteins to build strength in addition to cutting those dead ends off. Deep conditioning with heat is good but with fine hair I think a good leave in conditioner works better.
 In my salon I recommend Scruples White Tea Miracle Foam leave in conditioner, it helps in restoring hair strength and adds body to the hair even if it is damaged.  Protecting your hair from environmental damage and heated tools used on your hair with styling is a must.
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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Hair cut techniques for your hair type

If you want to encourage a shaggy, uneven edge in your hair cuts point cutting would be a suggestion.  Point cutting also enhances natural body and curl .

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Flaky Scalp

Flaky Scalp can be caused from dandruff, dry scalp, and or hair styling product residue.  Generally dandruff is present on an oily scalp.  Dry scalp can be treated with coconut oils or other scalp moisturizing oils that can help the flaking.  If you use water soluble hair products that will avoid any residue flaking.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Does Your Color Fade Quickly?

Does Your Color Fade Quickly?  If you have bleached areas in on your hair and you do not fill your hair before color, or deep condition first, or add some pigment in your hair color you do risk color fading quicker.  You also need to go a shade darker if you are very light or gray.  If you have healthy hair any chemical process always takes better, so remember to keep your hair trimmed and conditioned for better results.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Dimensional Coloring

There are different color systems in your salons that can achieve dimensional subtle and bold levels of coloring in your hair.  Whether its from the bangs going down the head or starting at the nape and going light as you go up the head.  A lot of fun attractive coloring and of course you want to match it with the type of hair cut you have and how you style it.
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Saturday, March 3, 2012

Low Lites / Hi Lites

Getting Low Lites with Hi Lites can bring a bold contrast and a subtle.  Some blonde's are so blonde they need to break it up with darker blonde's so they stay a blonde and don't look so washed out.  Some like to add dark for the contrast and helps to cover some of the grays peering through and for regrowth issues.  You don't see the roots so much coming in when you have low lites.  Bold can very bold, with dark brown, black, dark reds or dark plums and burgundy can look great with blonde's too!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Holographic Tinsel Extensions And Hair Crystals

Holographic Tinsel Extensions And Hair Crystals are so much fun.  They are worn definitely with class.  You have a nice sparkle in your hair wearing them, and you can flat iron wash and dry with them.  They are applied with a micro bead and stay in until you take them out.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Putting Bright Colors In Your Hair

Putting bright colors in your hair is a fashion trend right now, pinks are in.  If you have dark hair you will have to bleach up the section you plan to do pink.  Depending on the product you use and the color and condition of your hair will determine how long the color will last.  There are other options to consider;  You may want to consider feathers or clip in hair wefts of different colors if you are not a candidate to that type of service or your job wont allow you to have it permanently, plus the hair wefts and feathers wont fade as color will.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Perms and Body Waves

There are several differant wraps for perms to achieve differant type of curls.  Dont mistake a body wave with a perm, its all about the perm wrap.  There are Texturize Perms that are more gentle and are amonia free but keep in mind it is for texture not curl, great alternative for those that just want some fullness and body.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Styling Your Hair

When styling your hair be sure your hair is completely dry. When you dry your hair the heat from the blow dryer makes your hair feel dry.  Always let your hair cool a little than feel to see if your hair is dry.  If your hair is not completely dry you will not beable to style your hair properly and your style will fall.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Summer Pony's

Summer Pony Tails are cooler to wear and fashionable if you put some curl in them or pony pieces to attach that gives you more hair.  Wrap a section of you hair around the band holding your pony so you don't see it and it looks more stylish.  You can use fun ribbon, sparkly bands or beads that are strung to wrap around the pony to give it a little pop.  Enjoy those Pony's this summer!

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Curls Are In...........

Curls are in style right now and how much fun you can have with curl.  You can have a controlled curl which you achieve by using curling irons and rollers, barrel pin curls etc.  If you are putting curl in your hair remember using a thermal spray will work well and remember the bigger the section you take to put in the roller or the curling iron the bigger the curl you will get.
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Friday, February 17, 2012

What bang is for you...

What bang is for you that works for your hair type and hair line?  Unless you have straight hair bangs can be challenging especially in humid weather.  If your front hairline does not have peaks and curves bangs will work for you.  If you do have peaks or curves side bangs can work.  Cutting blunt will give you a full bang, point cut will give you a softer edge without looking too straight across.  If you are having a side bang you can slide cut and point cut it so it falls soft and blends and flows into the side of your hair.  You can angle your bang any way you want.  Thick or thin bangs, it all can work!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Low Lite Tip

If you want to look like you have a thicker healthier base (nape of neck) to your hair style do low lites at the nape half way up, than start your Hi Lites.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Styling your hair, whats in?

Styling Your Hair, Whats In?  Volume, soft big curls, beachy type of wave.  Cut blunt, texturize, get out your electric rollers, big barrel curling irons and have fun!  The bigger section of hair you make to put in your electric roller the bigger softer curl you will get.  Remember, you must use styling products on your hair, whether you need volume or you have too much naturally, the right product will be needed to style accordingly.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Blunt Cuts

Blunt Cuts always work well with fine hair.  Its helps create a full healthy looking edge with volume.  Longer layers work well too.  Be sure the scissor is sharp to get good results.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

what conditioner should you use?

If you have thick course hair, or very dry hair use a thicker creamy conditioner that contains hydrolyzed wheat protein, oils, and panthenol is good also, very healing.  If you have a thinner fine texture hair a finishing rinse which is not very thick is good.  If you have thin fine textured hair and you are very damaged a leave in conditioner with panthenol is not heavy on your hair and will help heal as well as other proteins in the ingredients.  One thing to remember unless you have extremely oily hair you should condition regularly.

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Trimming your hair while growing it out

Its important to know to trim your hair while you are growing it out.  If you don't trim your ends they eventually split and break and that is how you get thin ends.  You can get a "dusting" which is a very small trim.  You will see healthy hair growth results when you condition and cut/dust regularly.  Dont be afraid to get the intitial cut to get your hair in shape to grow it out, you will see quicker results!

Monday, February 6, 2012

How often do you trim your hair

The hairdressing rule basically is trimming your hair every 6 weeks.  If you are wearing your hair in a short style most often people get it cut every 4 weeks, depending on how it grows out.  If you have a good hair cut it will grow out nicely and you benefit with a few different looks as it grows.

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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Flat Head

If you suffer from the flat head especially on top, there is hope to get volume.  Use a light weight moose, gel, or root lifter/volume foam - for curly hair;  using a product by Scruples called Silk Control is the answer.  Smooths friz while still giving volume.  Make sure you blow dry your hair in the opposite direction like upside down and be sure the roots get dry.  After drying the hair take horizontal 1" sections using the flat iron quickly sliding the iron at the root half way up the hair shaft to achieve some lift.  You can lightly mist a light weight hair spray through your hair first.  You can also spray you hair at the root and use a cool temp blow dryer to dry and seal the lift.  Works great :)  Looking for good products to use, look for my shopping cart coming soon at

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Ombre Hi-Lights

If you are looking for a type of Hi Lite you can wear for a while without having to touch up too often in addtion to a more subtle look, check out the Ombre technique, you may like it.
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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Get Hair Prepared for Spring and Summer!

Get Hair prepared for spring and summer.  Depending where you live the sun can be quite strong and summer swimming whether it be the pool, lakes or ocean can dry out your hair and fade out your color or even turn your hi lites a complimenting shade of green :)  To be better prepared you may want to start looking for product sales for your clarifying shampoos for chlorine and product build up and good conditioners to help put nutrients back in your hair!
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

updo with some friends part 2

I talked about going with friends or a friend and get a fun updo and go for lunch and shopping. If you are on a budget I mentioned to go clearance shopping.  Well you know you could call different salons and see who would help you have your day on your budget and do your hair for cheaper, an updo once for you and your friends at an affordable price :)  Personally, I would love the idea of a few friends to come in together and do a casual up do.  The positives are you may find a new salon and they may find a new client, you look great and the the salon just made some money with hopes you will tell your friends!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Fun day with an up do and good friends

Put on your calendar one day to get together with your girlfriends or just one good friend and go to your hair salon and get a fun up do to go with what you are wearing, go out for lunch and go shopping!  When you leave the salon you will feel so great and possitve.  If you are on a tight budget, only shop for clearance, make the shopping more interesting and fun!  My bet you all will have a great day and it all starts with a good cup of java and your hair done! 

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Taking a chance

Referrals are the best way to find a hair stylist, but during this low time with the economy many salons are looking for new clients.  If you see or have heard of a salon you might want to try but just a little leary ask if they are offering New Client Specials, you may be able to get your hair done and your nails or any other beauty service done at a good price just try out their salon!  You may love it and have found your new hair salon!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Do you and your stylist communicate part 2

Letting your stylist know you a little bit helps in thinking of a style for you.  Some styles are funky, concervative, sassy, classic.  Some will work for your hair or require some primping to achieve the look you want.  You may not want to take the time, you may like to primp.  If we as stylist understand your time schedules and what you normally do in a day we will know better how the style you like will work for you.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Do you and your Stylist Communicate?

Its very important to have good communication with your stylist so she/he knows exactly what you like and dont like about your hair, what you are looking for in a style and if it will work with your hair type and life style.  Pictures are very helpful.  To be continued..........

Friday, January 6, 2012

Support your hairdresser

There are times with the economy and holidays that business gets slow.  One thing to remember, if you have a stylist you like be sure to go in often enough to support her/him and salon you go to so they can stay in business.  I know its tempting to save money when you can but be sure its worth it to go to the cheaper place or having a friend family member to do it.  Just a thought when you working your budget.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Take care of you in 2012

Take care of you in 2012 and condition your hair, keep your ends trimed and enjoy healthy hair in the New Year!