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The Recap: 2011 Must Haves

The Recap: 2011 Must Haves

In preparation for next week’s announcement of the 2012 Must Haves, I wanted to have one final show of all the items I grew to love in 2011. And if you like what you see, keep an eye out for 2012’s list that will be coming out next week!   2011 Must Haves: Moisturizer – [...]

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“How long has it been since…

“How long has it been since…

…your last haircut?”  Sound familiar? I’m sure a barber has asked you this question once or twice in your lifetime, and for good reason! It’s how we gauge how short we should cut your hair. You see, the average person’s hair grows approximately 1/2″ per month. So the best way to get your barber to give you a haircut closest [...]

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Stop the gray?

Stop the gray?

Just yesterday I was talking to one of my clients about gray hair and a particular myth surrounding it. You know, the one about plucking one and then two appearing (which is false by the way, see here)! Anyway, he asked me a question about gray hair that got me thinking… He said- “Is there a [...]

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Is it dandruff or dry scalp?

Is it dandruff or dry scalp?

Dandruff and dry scalp both cause annoying flaking, but they aren’t the same problem. The main difference between the two is the type of flakes produced. With dandruff, you’ll see large, greasy flakes fall onto your shoulders, and your scalp could be red and itchy. It can be treated with either an anti-dandruff or prescription-strength [...]

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Bumble and bumble: Texture

Bumble and bumble: Texture

What do you get when you merge the control offered by a gel and the texture enhancing capability of a matte putty? You get Texture by Bumble and bumble. The best way to describe it is to quote the folks who made it… “Gives hair that elusive, undone-yet-done quality, with a hint of grit, hold and a tousled, [...]

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The 2011 Must Have Hair Products

The 2011 Must Have Hair Products

What do you get when you merge the control offered by a gel and the texture enhancing capability of a matte putty? You get Texture by Bumble and bumble. The best way to describe it is to quote the folks who made it… “Gives hair that elusive, undone-yet-done quality, with a hint of grit, hold [...]

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Over styled Hair.

Over styled Hair.

I think we all know someone who takes their hairstyle a bit too seriously. And if you don’t… hey, maybe your friend will have the decency to let you know after he reads this. I think there are a few places where over styled hair actually works, for example: a photo shoot, an audition, a [...]

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Where’d my conditioner go?

Where’d my conditioner go?

Ever notice how quickly your hair conditioner finishes in comparison to your shampoo? If so, it’s because you’re in the habit of using the same amount of each. Trust me, even I’m a victim of this habit! But here’s what you need to know. Your hair conditioner does not need to lather in order for [...]

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John Allan’s: Sport (Hydrating Conditioning Shampoo)

John Allan’s: Sport (Hydrating Conditioning Shampoo)

Every few months or so, men are reminded of how “busy” they are by companies selling products that are supposed to get the job done quicker. That’s definitely what John Allan’s Sport (Hydrating Conditioning Shampoo) is pushing, and in their case it’s working! Although I am not 100% convinced that 2-in-1 shampoos & conditioners are ideal for every [...]

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The Pool Fix

The Pool Fix

Ok, name a Water Park: Wet ‘n Wild in Florida, Raging Waters in So. Cal., SplashTown in Houston… Nothing says summer fun like a splash in a wave pool with friends and family! But as much as it’s fun, the chlorine in the water can sometimes make it a downer for your hair. So here’s a quick [...]

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