Hey gang, happy Friday! This week in the salon I did some really fun live streaming via Facebook over the process of yours truly getting the Brazilian Blowout treatment. First let me say, that I am so in love with my hair and I have received so many compliments on my new mane! So let's get down to how to care for your blowout once you're home so that you can get the most out of your investment!
When you come in to receive your...more
Fun in the sun is effortless, as should be your beach waves. Living in Austin never disappoints but we aren’t on the beach; or close enough to the coast to achieve that beautiful vacay hair on the daily. The new Oribe texture products have made it easy on us girls not so ‘blessed with the best’ effortless waves to achieve that lived-in look. Aside from the gold packaging and the original Oribe scent, each product is its own little...more
Ellen Fate- Advanced Stylists, Downtown Location
One of the most frequently asked questions I get as a stylist is, "What is a toner?" The easiest way I can explain this is to show them a platinum blonde client. After their foils came out they didn't have that hue magically. They were most likely a pale baby duck yellow. So, what cancels out yellow? Purple.
Therefore,to achieve those platinum locks a "toner" with a violet base was applied after shampooing out the highlights. Now...more
Kelsie Schoch - Advanced Stylist @ WIld Orchid Bee Cave & Downtown
Balayage /balā yäZH/ is a technique for highlighting the hair in which the dye is painted on in such away as to create a graduated, natural looking effect. You may have seen this new hair coloring technique in fashion blogs lately. The French inspired, free hand painting technique is up and coming. The maintenance is less than the traditional foil method more common for precise highlights. Unlike ombré which is focused solely on the ends...more
Rebecca Engel - Advanced Stylist @ Wild Orchid Salon Downtown
I’m sure that you have heard the phrase…”It’ just hair.” But as a hairstylist when a person says this to me I am quick to defend that it is indeed more than just hair. I do not defend it only because it is my passion and livelihood, I defend it because our hair says so much about us as individuals, it has the power to accentuate our most amazing feature, and because there is so much tangled up in the way we wear our hair.
Let me start...more