During winter time, most of our clients like to wear a darker color - even blondes out there may wish to deepen their color, and it’s certainly preferable. It’s just more of a natural appearance to have brighter color when it’s really sunny outside during the warmer months, and a richer, deeper tone when it’s gets colder. Often a reddish tone is a lovely choice to add into color during winter time – again, both to blondes or to light brunettes – if the skin tone can carry it.
I've been a hairstylist for over twelve years. It has been years of excitement, bewilderment, anxiety, laughter, anger and pride. One of the things that I decided to do years ago was enter contests and see if I could win. Well, I've won some and lost most.
The hottest young celebs today are cropping of their hair into edgy, short shapes. One of the fears of short hair is having no options.
“Do you want to be an innovator or a laggard? You better decide because your future depends on it,” says Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California. As a social media guru, McIvor guides salon professionals through the digital world - those that adopt social media early benefit more than those that lag behind.
The holidays are coming, joy is in the air. All those lovely clients waiting to be sold to and there's you with the perfect answer to their holiday needs. You just need to be ready to make the most of every opportunity and ensure you are busy and profitable.
I think we can all agree that not everyone should be granted the First Amendment Right. I know, I know, that would be considered “unconstitutional.” Freedom of Speech is great, unless you have a disgruntled client that goes online and writes a review that is a complete lie. Has this happened to you? Because it has happened to me, more than once, and each time it made me feel like a complete failure. I have had an employee that I fired go online and pose as an unhappy client and write a horribly untrue review. Lie.
Do you know your A,B,Cs of natural budget beauty? Check out these tips for clever beauty products from A to Z!
Apples: Apples contain Malic acid which act as a natural astringent.
Beets: Natural coloring in beets can act as a lip and cheek stain.
Coffee grinds: Research has shown that the caffeine in coffee grinds helps reduce unsightly cellulite.
It was so great reconnecting with Marilyn Manson on Chris Hardwick's show "The Talking Dead" on AMC! I did Manson's video "Tainted Love" with the cast of Not Another Teen Movie a few years ago and we laughed over the antics that happened during those two days we spent together. He reminded me that I was one of only 3 makeup artists that he'd ever let do his makeup. He usually does it himself!
As a hairstylist who sees clients daily, you’re bound to run into at least a handful of difficult customers, and the more customers you deal with, the more likely it is to happen. Here are six ways to deal with difficult customers and avoid awkward situations. Follow these tips and you may even earn a new loyal client!