Wednesday, May 26, 2010

New Product From Aveda

Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair

Our daily leave-in treatment instantly repairs damaged hair by 26%, helps protects from heat styling and detangles to help prevent further damage.
  • Certified organically-derived quinoa protein penetrates hair to instantly repair damage and strengthen from the inside out.
  • Wheat protein helps protect from heat styling—such as blow-drying and ironing.
  • Soy-derived oil detangles to help prevent further damage and breakage.
  • Certified organic essential oils including bergamot, mandarin and ylang ylang provide an uplifting aroma.
  • Apply daily after your favorite Aveda shampoo and conditioner to keep your hair healthy.
  • When used with a weekly treatment: apply shampoo, weekly treatment, then Daily Hair Repair.
  • Work a small amount of product in hands, apply through damp hair and comb to distribute. Do not rinse out. Style.
Tips from Antoinette Beenders, Aveda’s global creative director and award-winning stylist:
  • Application is key. Use an amount about the size of a quarter for medium-length hair. Work it in your hands and apply it through damp hair.
  • To maximize results, focus on the most damaged areas and distribute the leave-in treatment evenly.
  • Don’t rinse—because Daily Hair Repair is a leave-in treatment. It will give you a healthy foundation to style and finish with your favorite Aveda products.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

A Hair Wizard...

I met a really nice woman today that gave me a compliment that made my day, probably my week and maybe even my month.
Her son had come in a few months ago for a haircut, with a hat on. You always know that a guy needs his hair cut when he ALWAYS wears a hat (or he just REALLY doesn't know how to style his hair). He uncovered his head and it's the curliest, most awesome hair ever! I asked him what he wanted to do, and he didn't want to go super short, but leave it a little longer, basically just a trim.
A little snip here, there, and along the perimeter (bottom of the haircut), we went. I asked him how he styled it. He reached for the hat. I shook my head, and I think the very first time, I actually put some Confixor (Aveda's liquid gel) in it to try to teach him.
He returned about a month later for his next trim, again with me. I was a little surprised, because usually teenager boys just need in today, now, and yesterday. It's always is a compliment to have them request that you help them achieve the look they're going for. Again, with the hat, and this time, I just let him put that on to style it.
Today, I got the opportunity to work with his mother's hair. She'd never had a service in the salon, so I gave her a referral card and asked how she heard about it. She said her son of course. She told me, "The first time you cut his hair, he came home and posted on his Facebook page that you were a hair wizard." She said that often times he has so many problems getting his haircut at other places, because they just try to cut it really short, chop it all up, and it gets really frustrating for him.
I told him - curly hair, men's hair, and color are my 3 favorite things to do, so between her and her son, they help make my time at the salon much more enjoyable. So we made her hair appear highlighted again, brightened it up for spring, and gave her the desired volume again, while making the ends appear thicker and healthier. Great day in the salon helping people appear their absolute beautiful best!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Schedule Changes

I'm super excited; as most of you know, I've decided it's time to rejoin the "normal adult working world". Aka - a 5 day work week.

So here's the rundown, because there's been some Ch-Changes!

Monday & Tuesday will be my days, to myself, occasionally to teach/take classes.

~South Memorial Location
Wednesday: 3-9
Thursday: 11-8
Friday: 9-5

~Utica Location
Saturday: 9-5
Sunday: 12-6

That's right! Another new awesome change for my midtown clients = 2 days at Utica, BOTH days on the weekend. I'll be at South Memorial location two late nights, so everyone should be able to get in then.

I'm trying to not reschedule anyone that has a previous made appointment, but if you do have any trouble rescheduling or trying to fit in, by all means, just let me know. Either when you call the salon, send a message my way, get on the Wait List, or just shoot me an e-mail.
I definetly try my absolute hardest to not reschedule anyone, yet I know that sometimes things come up. For me, and for my clients. Please just rememeber that if you set up the your appointment and need to move it around, as soon as you realize, it's much easier to switch around a week or more in advance than the day of. For you and me!