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Inphenom: The Best Hair Product Line You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted by on September 25, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Inphenom: The Best Hair Product Line You’ve Never Heard Of

As a Master Hair Colorist, I have the pleasure of having access to many different product lines and hair products. While I love some of the products from the hair product lines that are pretty much household names, I am also lucky enough to know that some of the best products hail from lines that you’ve probably never heard of. It’s hard to pick between these under-the-radar lines, but my absolute favorite is called Inphenom. Perhaps there is no product line in the world that I love as much as Inphenom and if you are my client...

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Age-Old Hair Remedy: Beer Hair-Care!

Posted by on September 17, 2016 in Education Blog | 0 comments

Age-Old Hair Remedy: Beer Hair-Care!

I love hearing about wacky hair-care remedies, new and old. Today’s is a classic and what better day to talk about this than on the weekend of Oktoberfest? As you may have guessed, the hair-care remedy that I am  referring to is beer. Believe it or not, beer hair-care treatments are a thing. The logic behind this remedy is that the elements that create the composition of beer can help your hair feel voluminous and shiny. So, this remedy is a God-send for people who have limp and fine hair.  The nutrients found in beer are said to repair...

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Best Caffeine Substitutes for Healthy Hair

Posted by on September 16, 2016 in Blog, Education | 0 comments

Best Caffeine Substitutes for Healthy Hair

I absolutely love coffee and I most people I know can’t go through their day without their usual dose of caffeine. If I am not careful, however, I can overdo it with my daily intake. If you’re like me and you simply love the taste of coffee, it’s important to be conscientious of how much of it you drink because it has some serious repercussions for your skin and hair. Caffeine causes your body to lose B vitamins (among other nutrients) which are needed for healthy hair growth and strength. Below is a list of my favorite coffee substitutes...

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Age-Old Hair Remedy: Castor Oil

Posted by on September 9, 2016 in Blog, Education Blog | 0 comments

Age-Old Hair Remedy: Castor Oil

Everyone  wants longer, healthier hair- there isn’t a single client who sits in my chair that doesn’t. However, for most, the exposure to chemicals and many years of heat styling has made it so that attaining this goal is no easy task. There is one age-old remedy that is said to provide a solution and (surprise!) it’s found in your bathroom drawers: castor oil! Years ago it was recommended to me by my eyebrow lady as a way to help grow them out, so I decided to do a little research. Castor oil has natural antibacterial and...

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Crazy Hair Trend: Velaterapia

Posted by on August 28, 2016 in Blog, Education Blog | 0 comments

Crazy Hair Trend: Velaterapia

There are no shortage of crazy trends as you may very well know- from fitness, to fashion, to nutrition, and now even hair! The latest hair care craze you may have heard about is called Velaterapia, the act of burning your hair with a candle in order to rid your strands of split-ends. At this point you are probably thinking, “But wait, aren’t we supposed avoid burning our hair?” And who could blame you, this fad seems pretty out there at first, but could it be that there is more to it? Velaterapia first caught mass attention...

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Top Picks for Hairsprays

Posted by on August 21, 2016 in Blog, Education | 0 comments

Top Picks for Hairsprays

I’m from Chicago and it’s true what they say- it really is the “Windy City.” Naturally, this spells out disaster for your hair as the high impact of heavy wind does not take kindly to long locks. Yes, I am a Master Hair Colorist, but my connoisseur status has developed more out of necessity than my expertise with all things hair-related. Below are my top picks for hairspray’s that get the job done while maintaining the health of your hair. Best for healthy hair: Stylbrid 9 by Sebastian is ideal if you are serious...

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How to Prevent and Restore Dry Hair

Posted by on August 14, 2016 in Blog, Education, Education Blog | 0 comments

How to Prevent and Restore Dry Hair

The texture of your hair is perhaps the most important factor to your hair looking gorgeous. If you have dry hair (either naturally or because of style/color damage) you more than likely understand how difficult it can be to style. One of my main principles as a Master Hair Colorist is to treat hair with the tender love and care it requires to maintain its moisture and, therefore, its vitality. However, this care isn’t something you should focus on only when you are getting your color; In fact, you should make sure that your every day hair...

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End of Summer Activities

Posted by on August 8, 2016 in Education, Education Blog | 0 comments

End of Summer Activities

When we were children perhaps there was no greater excitement and no greater despair than the beginning and end of summer. The season of sun, fun, and no school held adventure and hope and resulted in some of our best memories. Our childhood days are long gone, but the feelings of hope and loss that come and go with summer still remain. Now it’s almost time to say goodbye to summer 2016- it went as fast as it came, in the blink of an eye. However, there are still a few weeks left to make some amazing memories. Below is a list of my favorite...

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Hair Myths that Everyone Believes… But They Aren’t True!

Posted by on July 21, 2016 in Education, Education Blog | 0 comments

Hair Myths that Everyone Believes… But They Aren’t True!

What do these two things have in common: (1) If you have a shot of whatever you were drinking the night before, it will cure your hangover and (2) chocolate causes pimples? If you guessed that both of these statements were myths, old wives tales, if you will- then you are right! Myths are widely circulated ideas that are taken as fact, but they aren’t true. There is no shortage of myths for the hair industry, below are three of the most common ones. Read on and see if you’ve been believing this faulty information for as long as you can...

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City Vibes Through Hair Color

Posted by on July 7, 2016 in Blog, Blonde, Brunette, Creative, Education Blog | 0 comments

City Vibes Through Hair Color

As many of you know, I do a lot of traveling; in my opinion, traveling is the best education that you can give yourself, and it is quite possibly the only thing you pay for that actually makes you wealthier. I travel a lot for my work as a Master Hair Colorist and try to get away as much as I can when I can take a rare vacation. One of my favorite things about my travels is that each city- with it’s beauty, culture, and nuance- inspires my work. Every single city has a distinct vibe and, being a Master Hair Colorist, I automatically...

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