Posts in salon/styling
Can I Color My Hair - Podcast Part II

I'm getting serious, getting even more specific about what happens to your hair when you want to bleach it and even getting a little geeky with info. As with my last podcast - Can I Color My Hair, Part I, there's a lot to learn and, more important to you, practical considerations to have in your back pocket when you consider changes to your hair and meeting with your trusted stylist.

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Can I Color My Hair - Podcast Part I

Here's a new podcast about a FAQ I get in the salon all the time: Can I color my thinning hair. I hope you'll take a little time to listen to this, to take notes, make some decisions for yourself and then have an honest conversation with your trusted hair stylist.

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Covering my scalp! Fuller-looking hair begins with great products for my roots!

Want to know the essential products I use on my roots to help with coverage of my thinning hair? Here's a quick video of me showing my personal faves, how I use them and why. 

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Modern [Salon] Love & Continuing Ed...

I was honored to be one of the featured stylists in Humans of HAIR+ - in the March issue of Modern Salon magazine (@modernsalon) - one of my industry's premier publications. And I was again just recently in their April issue online (more on that later), but here's why education is so integral to my work in the salon and with the thinning hair journey.

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Scarring Hair Loss

Ever heard of “traumatic styling?” Well, it isn’t a syndrome we hairstylists get when we have to blow out someone who has super thick hair. It's a real thing and it's happening through heat styling and coloring and to younger and younger clients.

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Stress-Induced Hair Loss - A Recovery Plan from behind the Chair

My client and friend Sarah Roe and I talk about how her hair was falling out in clumps a couple of years ago. Through conversations and care, we identified that it was stress-induced hair loss and then we fought back - me behind the chair and Sarah through her passion - Clean Eating!

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When to Start Wearing a Wig?

Most of us don’t want to live without what we believe to be our “natural hair.” At the moment, I am not visibly ready for wig wearing. I am still discovering ways to keep the hair on my head and make it appear to be thicker, fuller, and more dense. I do have many clients who are past the point of “visibly” thinning hair, and supplemental hair would give them the confidence they need. Many women are living with hair loss, some since childhood and their teens, and this is due to genetics.

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Hair Plus Summit - I'm back!

I'm back from Modern Salon's Hair Plus Summit in Atlanta, where for 48 hours I was completely blissed out by the quality of information, amazing personalities, free-flowing idea sharing and crazy talent I saw. I'm just now coming down enough to talk about it. (Btw, ALL conferences, regardless of industry, should have this level of energy. I was alive. I was so in my element. It's like finding your tribe again after being away for a while. I was home!)

 

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