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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Rope Braid Pony

Summer is the season of the ponytail! Here is another quick and easy way to dress one up. This style is so easy, I've done it at the park, in the car, wherever. No mirror required. Rope braids are super cute on little girls, too. Get the tutorial after the jump. (more…)
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Friday, July 6, 2012

A Fresh Start

I'm very pleased to announce that I've made a career change! Beginning on July 20, I will be working for Pin Curls salon in West Town. The brand-spanking-new business is the perfect blend of style and luxury. From the second you walk in, you know you are in a unique place. The decor is retro…
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

ABS 2012

Last weekend, March 3-5, Cosmetologists Chicago Chicago celebrated it's 100th anniversary at America's Beauty Show. This annual show features an enormous trade show floor (see the picture above for one corner of the exhibit floor), educational workshops, and live performances on The Runway. I attended the show on Sunday with my beauty school BFF, the…
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Who Is Oribe?

Oribe is a super glamorous hairstylist with over 30 years in the industry. Born in Cuba, Oribe got his big break when he became an Assistant to Garren (another ultra fabulous and well-known stylist) in New York City. He was occasionally given the opportunity to do editorial work when one of the more established stylists…
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Monday, January 23, 2012

Q and A – Too Much Protein?

Question: I've heard that some protein-based products can actually make your hair brittle. Is this true? Answer: The short answer is yes, this is true. Breakage is caused by an imbalance in hair's elasticity. For "normal" elasticity, there must be a balance between protein content and moisture content. Adding too much protein to your regime…
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