Tag Archives: coarse

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Let’s Get Geeky – Thick Thin Fine Coarse

It happens all the time: A client sits down and says, "my hair is so fine!" when it's actually coarse or "I have thick hair!" when it's really quite thin. The terms for describing hair texture and density are really easy to confuse. Chances are, your stylist knows what you mean but in case you…
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Q and A * Tools for Thick Hair

Question: I have extremely thick hair that holds water after washing. What is the best blow dryer and flat iron for me? Also what product would I use for softer hair? Answer: It's really important when you have thick, unruly or damaged hair that you buy top-quality tools. It sounds like your blow dryer and…
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Monday, August 8, 2011

Before and After

My friend Yoko came in the other day asking for a cut that will help her tame her awesome amount of thick, coarse hair. We took off the dead ends and removed a lot of bulk. Yoko got this sleeker look just in time for her talent show performance of "All the Single Ladies." Make…
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Monday, August 1, 2011

Q and A * Hairstyles for Thick, Coarse, Wavy Hair

Question: I have extremely thick, coarse hair that has kicks and waves in some places but is by no means uniform. I've had short hair but I'm not interested in having my hair pixie-short right now. What kind of cut should I ask for? (My hair is currently at my shoulders, stacked in the back--a…
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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Let’s Get Geeky

One of my favorite parts of being a cosmetologist is learning all the science behind it all. How is hair constructed, what is it made of, why and how do certain techniques or products work? In short, I'm kind of a nerd. Really understanding what is happening from an anatomical or chemical viewpoint really helps…
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