How to Get Loose Waves

22 Apr

Do you want a carefree, straight from the beach summertime look? Loose, wavy hair is in and you can get it with a few easy steps. Whether you have fine, straight hair or thick, curly hair, you can achieve loose waves. For waves that’ll last all day, start with hair that hasn’t been shampooed for […]

Say Goodbye to Hair Product Buildup

31 Dec

Has your hair lost its healthy shine? Do you sometimes have an itchy scalp? Product buildup may be the reason. Too much product can make your hair appear dull and limp and cause your ends to split and feel brittle. Follow these 4 hair care tips to get rid of that buildup and bring back […]

Are you Bold Enough to Try Splashlights?

19 Nov

Forget ombré. Splashlights are the new highlighting craze that you just have to try! A splashlight is just that: a splash of light or bright color that adds a bold highlight to your hair. It’s a horizontal band of color or bleached hair that stretches from ear to ear. Like most trends, it started out […]

4 Common Hair Problems Solved

10 Sep

There are as many different hair problems as there are heads of hair! And as a hair stylist, you want to solve them all. That’s not always so easy to do, though. Your clients will be coming to you with lots of different hair problems, caused by such habits as over-processing and over-styling. It’s your job […]

4 Tips for Taking Clients from Brunette to Blonde

23 Apr

Blonde hair and a glowing tan just go together! As the summer temperatures heat up, more women will be asking their stylists to lighten their locks. Going from brunette to blonde can be a complicated process. If it’s not done correctly, you can seriously damage your client’s hair, or turn it a brassy, in-between color […]

10 Common State Board of Cosmetology Violations (And Tips to Avoid Them)

06 Nov

If you want to start a new career in the beauty industry, there’s a lot riding on the California State Board of Cosmetology exam you’ll need for licensure after you graduate from cosmetology school or esthetician school. After you’ve worked hard in school and studied long hours for the exam, the last thing you’d want […]