Friday, February 16, 2018

Sweetheart Duos

Love is in the air, and apparently in your hair! These top selling, tress loving duos provide the ultimate daily care for your precious strands. Lather up and suds away dirt, debris, and build up and then slather on the conditioning goodness that leaves your hair looking and feeling its very best....More.

Color Trends for Enhancing Texture

Texture Enhancing Color
Hair color is an interesting and ever-evolving medium. The colorists who create the trends are artists in their own right and they proudly use hair as their canvas of choice. Taking a path of their own, the team at Venom in Invercargill, New Zealand have unveiled a collection of hair color masterpieces that are both daringly artistic and wonderfully wearable. The one main consistency is the use of color to create texture-enhancing abilities.

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Beauty for Every Skin Tone

2018 Beauty for Every Skin Tone 
at Every Budget

Tarte Cosmetics is not having a good week. Social media is lit taking them to task over the forthcoming Shape Tape Foundation, the follow-up to the best-selling Shape Tape concealer. Weeks of baiting and teasing came down to a 15-shade collection with (nearly) no suitable options for people of color. Instead, three orange-leaning deep/dark shades are paired with 12 variations of fair, light, medium, and tan. Not surprisingly, the promise of 10 shades to come wasn't enough to pacify consumers who have taken to Twitter and Instagram sharing their outrage, calling the brand out for being tone-deaf...More.

Styling Iron Giveaway

Cricket Friction Free Slim Styling Iron Giveaway

Leave hair feeling smooth and shiny with the Friction Free Slim Professional Styling Iron. Everyday styling leaves hair with friction and roughs up the cuticle, which takes away the sheen and smoothness. By using advanced Tourmaline technology, hair is left with shine, while reducing frizz. The low-friction Tourmaline Ceramic plates use a proprietary blend of polymers that reduce friction and leave hair looking smooth and healthy.

One lucky US-based winner will receive their very own styling Iron. click here to enter to win. 

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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