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Get The Look – The Textured Bob


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We loved seeing all the textured bobs at the 2014 Emmy Awards!
Stars like Kristen WiigJulianne Hough, and Kate Mara all looked gorgeous with this chic, purposefully messy style.
This look works day or night, and is incredibly easy to duplicate!
1. Using a medium-size curling iron, curl 2-inch sections of hair, starting at the crown, without curling the ends. Alternate the direction of the curl with each section.
2. Flip hair upside down and work a small amount of volumizing mousse or dry shampoo into the roots to add volume.
3. Flip hair back over, and tousle hair with your fingers as needed to break up the curls and get the desired level of messiness. 
4. Apply a small amount of pomade to just the ends of a few sections of hair, to create a piecey texture, and finish with your favorite hairspray.

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3 Dos and Don’ts for Healthy Summer Hair

By Lauren Quick | 07/15/2014 9:57:00 AM – Via ModernSalon.com

Of course someone named Natasha Sunshine would know how to keep hair at its healthiest during the sunny summer months!

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The Pureology PureArtist knows that UV rays, pool chemicals and extreme humidity that summer is known for can cause breakage, dulling and out-of-this-world frizz. Below are a few of her suggestions for keeping hair healthy in the summer.

DO DON’T
 

1. Use a hair masque (try Pureology Strength Cure Restorative Masque) at least twice a week to give your hair an extra dose of nutrients.

 

1. Skip using a leave-in conditioner and thermal shield (like Pureology Colour Fanatic) before blow-drying. It’ll keep your color from oxidizing and Colour Fanatic in particular has 20 beautifying benefits.

 

2. Toss a leave-in conditioner in your beach or pool bag to spray before you swim or bask in the sun.

 

2. Blowdry your hair every day. Summer is a great time to embrace air-drying for wavier locks (they’re very on-trend, you know)!

 

3. Mix an ounce of your daily conditioner (Sunshine recommends Pureology 
Strength Cure Condition) with a bottle of water. Shake until milky and spray onto hair, then tie into a knot to protect from chlorine.

 

3. Skimp on deep-conditioning. Condition every time you wash and use a masque for a minimum of 5 minutes on a weekly basis.

 

5 Summer Hair Solutions from Sam Villa

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By Lauren Quick | 07/01/2014 10:06:00 AM – Via ModernSalon.com

 

Maintaining healthy hair can be difficult in the summer. Between sun, salt and chlorine, your clients’ hair can take a major hit.

Advise him or her to change hair care habits with the season (hello, retail opportunity!) with help from Sam Villa, founding partner of Sam Villa and Redken education artistic director.

 

5 TIPS TO HEALTHY SUMMER HAIR

1. PROTECT
Oils can be hair’s best friend in the summer. Get one that’s light, like Redken Diamond Oil Shatterproof Shine, to deliver restorative and protective properties. Good for second- or third-day hair and adding shine.

2. SET
“Take advantage of the braid parade,” Villa says. The trendy style is great for a day by the pool or at the beach, and in the evening just unbraid for beachy waves and curls.

3. TEMPERATURE
Avoid high heat with tools in the summer–hair is already fragile during these hot months. “Stick to medium and color-treated temperatures,” Villa says. “And slow down to speed up. Slow down the pass with the iron so heat is directed to the sections of hair that need to be altered; it prevents unnecessary wear on hair and styles it much faster.”

4. SPRAY
Make sure your client doesn’t leave the salon without an anti-humidity, frizz-proof hairspray. Villa recommends Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile hairspray; it’s formulated with vitamins C and E to protect hair and prevent color fading, and it provides 24-hour humidity resistance and 8-hour control.

5. SHINE
Blondes especially tend to need help in this department. Pump up shine with a gloss (a la Redken Shine Flash 02 Glistening Mist). It has vitamin B5 and camelina oil to boost hair’s natural shine and control frizz for an ultra-polished look.

 

 

Sam VillaTo see more from Sam Villa,check out this video.

 

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How to Repair Hair’s Integrity After Coloring Multiple Times

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Do you have a teen/young adult teen client who likes to experiment with various hair colors within short periods of time? What should colorists recommend to those clients to help maintain/repair their hair’s integrity? Today’s read comes to you via  Schwarzkopf Professional‘s Color Ambassador Rick Wellman –

“For any fun-loving color chameleon, I recommend using easy application extension wefts when possible, such as invisi-tabs… they easily accept any shade, especially when you desire fun, vivid colors,” says Rick Wellman, Schwarzkopf Professional Color Ambassador. “I can relate as I was one of those kids in the ‘80s…we only had food coloring and Manic Panic and were without the high-tech hair repair treatments available today.

“Recommend that your clients use a sulfate-free shampoo, which protects hair against color fading and adds shine. Follow with BC Repair Rescue Conditioner to seal the hair’s surface and ensure its integrity. I also suggest exploring color flip flopping with the stronger underneath hair and avoiding the top layer, as it can already be sensitive and exposed to the elements. ‘Peek-a-boo’ color can be more fun, sophisticated and less overwhelming.

“You can also gently highlight strands with Schwarzkopf Essensity Lightening Cream and Powder prior to depositing with IGORA Viviance for extra light reflection. The combo is perfect for experimental clients, as it allows for vivid tones to latch on, slowly move and lighten easily with minimal wear and tear on the hair and zero ammonia. I also love OSiS Dust It because it helps preserve pigment for this type of client. Always keep in mind that hair color is not a tube of lipstick that wipes off at night.

“Have fun with your clients while also guiding them to make wise hair color decisions and make an agreement to treat your work and their hue(s) with extra T.L.C. These colorful individuals can also be the most eye catching topic of conversation at parties, so make sure they have lots of your business cards!”

For more information about Schwarzkopf Professional products, visit www.schwarzkopf.com.

– Via Modernsalon.com