Retexturizing, aka PERMS! We are into it – bring on the curls (and waves)!

By |2019-03-08T12:59:41-07:00January 31st, 2013|Hairstyles|

You'll never guess what we did last Sunday.  We had a perm class! Yes, perms, aka "retexturing" which sounds much less scary, doesn't it? You may be wondering what we've been up to lately. Or not. But I'm going to tell you anyway - we had a perm class last Sunday! Yes, perms, aka "retexturing" which sounds much less scary, doesn't it? Over the last 20 years or so, hairstylists have been talking people out of perms and into colour instead. Why? Well, curls were on the outs, and frankly we were tired of doing them. All those spiral sets, with what seemed like 1500 rods, taking HOURS. It was horrible for the guest as well as the stylist. So what has changed? Well, for one, we are doing a modern version of the perm. This means body, wave, fullness and hold, not a head full of Ramen noodles. We are wrapping using 25 rods or less.   There are still a few rules and guidelines. If you are over about [...]

Hair Trends for 2013

By |2019-03-08T12:59:41-07:00January 7th, 2013|Trends|

Miley Cyrus; Film Magic Chloe Moretz; Getty Images Remember when hair and beauty trends were slavishly adhered to, whether they worked for the person or not?  Thankfully these days it's pretty much anything goes, as long as it works for YOU.  We're seeing short, medium, long, blonde, brunette, red, side parts, middle parts, bangs, no get the drift.  No need to conform to a 'do that leaves you frustrated and chained to your bathroom vanity for hours on end!  You can do almost whatever you want and look on-trend, with a few guidelines to keep your look modern.  Check out this slideshow of hot hair "trends" from the New York Post, who talked to 4 celebrity stylists to get their take on what's going on in 2013.  Then give us a call so we can give you a whole new look, or just a minor tweak.  Our goal:a whole new year of great hair days for you! 604-560-5360