Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Mid-Age Hair Perceptions

Mid-Age Hair Perceptions

Ever wonder how our hair care needs, goals and purchasing preferences shift as we mature? In a recent survey, 1,000 women ages 30-60 were asked about their hair care needs and goals. And, based on the results, it appears that one size does not fit all.

It turns out that hair overwhelmingly influences the way women in this age range feel about themselves. In the study titled...more

Fine Hair Finesse

Fine Hair Finesse

The frustrations of having fine hair are real. Finer hair tends to lay flat, stuck to your head and does not typically hold its shape when styled. According to Platform Educator Tyson Daniel, haircut and styling techniques, as well as the right products can make a world of difference for someone who has the limitations of fine or limp locks.

The limited haircut and style options have been a longtime challenge for fine-haired people. However, the good news is there are innovations in hair cutting techniques that have been part of the ever-evolving craft of hairdressing...more

Blow Dryers

Dried and True

Hair dryers have come a long way since the days of loud, bulky appliances that take a bodybuilder to lift, let alone use all day. Today’s models are sleek, lightweight and ergonomic for better long-term use. There’s an assortment of powerful AC and DC motors with an output that is measured in watts, and a range of heat/speed settings and displays to appeal to every user.

One thing that most professional quality dryers have in common is the use of ceramic technology. The same heaters used in styling irons offer blow dryers all of the benefits of ionic styling: producing even heat, smoothing the cuticle and reducing frizz. However, one of the trends with dryers is...more.

Golden Globes Style

Golden at the Globes

While the stars graced the red carpet at the 2018 Golden Globes last night in an all-black, it was their empowering message that took center stage. Subtle beauty looks reigned, letting the real sentiment of the night shine through. See below for some of our favorite beauty looks that can be recreated with Palladio Beauty cosmetics and Keratin Complex styling products.

Power Play

Mandy Moore, Emma Watson, and Claire Foy offset their black ensembles with a strong red lip – the perfect combination of beautiful and powerful. Try Palladio Beauty’s Dreamy Matte Lipstick ($7.50) in, of course, Red Carpet and accent with a subtle cat-eye using the Fifty-Fifty Cat-Eye Liquid Liner + Smoky Kajal ($15) and voluminizing Twisted in Love Mascara ($10).

Natural is Beautiful

Laura Dern, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kerrie Washington showed us that natural hair and makeup is bold too. Get the look using Palladio Beauty’s Velvet Matte Lip Color ($7) in Jacquard for a matte, nude lip, then apply the I’m Glowing Creamy Stick Luminizer ($8) to give skin a flawless glow like the celebs. For high volume curls, try Keratin Complex’s Vita Volume Boosting Foam ($25) to gives hair body and fullness, then use the Transformer Interchangeable Styling Rod ($169) to create curls. Finish the look with the Flex Flow Flexible Shaping Hairspray ($25) for a light hold.

Statement-Making Eyes

Debra Messing, Katharine Langford, and Issa Rae expressed their individuality by adding color to their eye look. Get this hued eye look with Palladio Beauty’s Silk FX Eyeshadow Palette ($12) in Mystique, Femme Fatale, and Garde for a modern take on the smoky eye and finish with theDouble Agent Lash Extender + Fiber Booster ($12) for the longest of lashes.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Best Blowouts

The Perfect Blowout

What’s the best way to achieve an at-home blowout that will last for days? According to Sara Caroline, a busy salon owner and an educator for Bosley Professional Strength, the more time that you can spend on your blowout, the longer that it will last. As far as technique, here are her suggestions for achieving the ideal blowout: 

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Color Trends for Winter

Rich Hues

The U.K.’s Anne Veck of Anne Veck Salons is making an illuminating statement for haircolor for the cooler months. This busy color expert is recommending sparks of intensity and warmth through richly hued or softly silver bases. Well aware that these exaggerated statements in cut and color are not for the faint of heart, Anne suggests taking cues from her collection and making them your own...more 

Root Lifting Products

Base Jumping

Add oomph to your hair with volume at the root for a sexy, bodified style. With the help of our favorite sprays, foams, gels, serums, lotions, and powders, even fine, thin hair can flaunt a fuller finish!

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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Ahhhh...the holidays are upon us, so let the gift-giving commence! Scroll down for some of this year's most chilling hair and beauty gift sets...more

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Best Styling Foams

Foaming Up

Looking to add a little structure to your curls, lift to your roots or body to your limp strands? Foam up and slather on any of these gravity-defying mousse stylings products to your hair the ooomph and wow that it needs!

Click here to view the full article on Focus On Hair magazine.