How to bleach long hair

How to bleach long hair should be done by a color specialist.  This is not recommended for at home.  This young woman  came to our salon to have her natural dirty blonde / colored hair bleached and toned platinum blonde.   This was done by two of  us at the salon because speed and uniform work […]

Punk Hair color Vs. Real Life

Punk Hair color Vs. Real Life is a hot topic in hair color world these days.  I know its a trend that will come and  go. Just as it did in the 80s with the manic panic stage of punk color.  In the 80s it was a punk / anti establishment  statement.    Now its […]

Max Factor Hollywood Museum

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Max Factor Hollywood Museum was literally a trip to the past.  I have lived in Los Angeles for 21 years and have sat in traffic many times looking over at the deco 1928 building next to Mel’s Diner on Hollywood blvd. and Highland ave..  I never stopped to go in as I have never done […]

Grammy hair review

grammys 2015 hair review

Grammy hair review of the ones that stood out from my point of view.  Basically I felt the hair was hit and miss this year.  I have never been a Taylor Swift kinda guy but the more I watch her and hear her talk, I like this chick!  She always has classic hair style  This […]

A-line bob haircut

A-line bob haircut

A-line bob haircut is always classic and always on trend.  I have been noticing a big trend in my salon and in the world around me.  Seems from Kelly Ripa, to Heidi Klume, to the dental hygenist in my chair.  The trend is the classic slight A-line bob.  Not the bob that Barbara Streisand did […]

New Year new hair

new year new hair

New Year new hair is what my brave friend/client was all about.  She has overcome major stuff the last year and decided 2015 was about new ways of looking at things including herself.  She wanted the freedom of not blow drying her thick, wavy hair out.  Doing tons of foil work to give her natural […]

Brazilian Blowout vs. Pravana

brazlian blowout vs. pravana

Brazilian Blowout vs. Pravana smoothing treatments.  During the Brazilian Blowout social media attack a couple years back I too was wondering if there were truths behind the formaldehyde scare.  Is there a vapor that is going into the air and hurting my client and myself?  I had a battle with the back and forth of […]

Italian hair coloring

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Italian hair coloring done right.  Meaning when you bring a dark Italian haired woman into a blonde.  Its a tricky path to go down and if its not done right, then brassy issues can happen.  I have said this many times when you lift any dark color more than 2 levels from the natural that […]

Madonna Interview Magazine

madonna interview mag 2014

Madonna Interview Magazine brings us yet another “reductive” and “repetitive” version that Madge is tossing onto us.  Madonna always brings rad hair to the table.  Her stylists always deliver.  Her thick, Italian hair is blonded just right and styled into old school perfection.  Yes her body as usual is in rad shape, she is in […]

Brighten dull blonde hair

brighten dull hair

Brighten dull blonde hair by using low to no ammonia hair color on fine hair.  I had another new client referred to me to fix her dull, flat, over processed hair.  As soon as I touched her hair I could feel the damage on her fine hair from too much ammonia.  My new client is […]