Ever wonder how to get those Pinterest-worthy looks with your own hair? Looking for new ways to take your style to the next level? I know I always am. As an award-winning stylist and international styling educator, I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite styling tricks and hacks from all over. Keep reading to find ways to step up your styling game and don’t forget to have fun! [click to continue…]
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Hair health and hair beauty go hand in hand. Healthy hair is beautiful in any hairstyle – a simple downdo or a sophisticated updo. It doesn’t take much to maintain your hair health – a diet, regular trims and home remedies to give nourishment and moisture to your hair follicles. We collect smart hair ideas you can include into your maintenance routine and improve the health and beauty of your hair. We also reveal the most widespread hair care myths and disclose the truth behind them. Find out more about natural DIY solutions, tools for cutting and styling your hair at home, the most popular YouTube Hairstyling channels and everything else you want to know about hair!
As an idolizer of Parisian fashion, as well as vintage styles, it is really hard to never buy a new scarf. Every time I go vintage shopping, I always see unique scarves that I “need”. I have scarves in all kinds of sizes, patterns, colors and fabrics. But one might not really know what to do with an often very colorful and patterned piece of fabric. Therefore, in this article, I’ll demonstrate five different French-chic hair looks you can easily do yourself. [click to continue…]
Most of us know that our hormones impact our energy, our mood and our skin (plus, so much more), but did you know our hormones also influence the health of our hair? In Chinese medicine, we say that the hair can be an extension and reflection of our internal health, and if we are paying attention, it can tell us a lot about what is going on internally, particularly with our hormones. Keep reading to understand the connection between your hair and hormones. [click to continue…]
A haircut can be the most powerful piece in a wardrobe, or it can also be completely unnoticeable. Some haircuts are so overdone that they become the focal point. Others lack the ability to even get noticed, or even worse, become noticed for negative reasons. Somewhere in the middle of all that, is a haircut that is most suitable for an individual. A haircut that somehow makes the person feel more like themselves and brings attention to the individual, not the hair. Here are some of my guidelines to individualized hair. [click to continue…]
The Plump Method is a styling technique for people with naturally curly hair to create big, bouncy and fluffy curls. I have found that if I take my time with it on a wash day, I can achieve day 2/3/4 curls with minimal-to-no refresh. My hair type is 2c/3a, but I’m sure these tips work for all kinds of curls, so keep reading! [click to continue…]
Once upon a time, I created a hair color inspired by an amethyst crystal I had gotten as a gift. Then I found a photo of it on Pinterest, compared with the result and posted a fun collage to Instagram. The response was so positive that I started creating more and more gem-inspired hairstyles. I also included each meaning, as well. For me, it is both an art project and a new perspective on blending colors. Take a look at my crystal collection and pick your favorite geode hair idea! [click to continue…]
I had been having trouble growing my hair long since I cut it short as a teenager. Now, I’m a walking billboard for all these magical brands I incorporated in my routine a couple of years ago. These are just my lucky finds, not sponsored and honestly reviewed. Plus, all these hair growth products are available on Amazon, so you can order them in few clicks. [click to continue…]
Getting a haircut can be exciting and scary at the same time, especially when you are trying out a new stylist. Communication is one the most important part of our craft as hairstylists; without it, we will never be able to know what you want. It’s almost as if we speak a different language than you do, called hair talk. Here are 25 of the most important haircut terms to help you better communicate with your stylist! [click to continue…]
Have you ever wanted to embrace your inner magical soul? I help my clients do just that by mixing rainbow colors behind the chair. Besides a quality coloring process, I emphasize the importance of proper at-home care. Dyed hair isn’t the easiest thing to take care of, plus creative color and mermaid balayage require even more steps in your routine. Check out this ultimate guide to caring for unicorn hair! [click to continue…]
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.