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Carissa Mendoza

Carissa is a hairdresser in Dallas, Texas at Hairstory Studio Dallas. She does both cut and color, specializing in hand-painted hair and balayage. The world of color in every form has always fascinated her. Carissa loves the history of color, the chemistry involved, and the influence it has in our lives. Then, you apply these principles to the world of hair and she falls in love with it all over. A cut and or color can transform the way someone looks, feels or even acts. Carissa loves collaborating with her clients to create a look that brings out their personality and makes them feel like their most authentic selves. This is what drives her to do what she does and grow in her craft daily. Carissa is most proud of the connections she makes with her clients. The skills and knowledge she continues to develop and execute provide her clients with customized cuts and colors to fit their lifestyle and personalities.

When we reach for a new food or skin care product, many of us turn to Google to find out what is in it. Unfortunately, most people do not do this when picking out hair care products, and our scalp is often given little thought. Do you know what shampoo really is or why you even use it? Did you know there are many shampoo alternatives that give better results? Find out more about the no-poo method and why ditching the shampoo is not as crazy as it sounds.

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Miscommunication between stylist and client is a common obstacle to perfectly painted hair. As a stylist, I spend a lot of time consulting with my clients before a color service is done. This is one of the most important parts of the service. To help with that communication, here are 25 hair-coloring terms and techniques all contemporary stylists want their clients to learn.

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