Saturday, June 23, 2018

NEON Please

Make Your Summer Extra HOTTT with a POP of Neon!
This year's summer fashion trend couldn't be more fun! We think neon is so rad that we can't wait to get home and try our hand at replicating Ziggy Stardust's lightning-bolt across our face! Kidding aside, bold is beautiful this summer. Stop covering up your features with foundation; start painting them up and see just where the night takes you! 2018 is all about ultraviolet, glitter and gloss on those lips. Think holographic kisses. For the eyes, you'll want to raccoon them out! Cover the rim of your

Replenishing Moisture

Does your hair appear dull? Is it prone to dryness and easily loses its vibrancy? The key to keeping hair, especially textured hair hydrated, is layering products and applying them where the hair strand is most in need.

Environmental factors like changes in temperature and humidity all contribute to hair looking and feeling dry.  Prevent this by protecting hair after every cleanse by using a leave-in moisturizer.  Macadamia Professional

Friday, June 22, 2018

Don't be Flaky!

We always get asked about dandruff shampoos, especially in the summer! What are the top performers of professional salon shampoos?  Well, a survey of over 200,000 Modern Salon Instagram followers gave us their top four and now we'll share them with you.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Get Your Summer Glow On With The Perfect Highlight!

Highlighting = Accentuating our lovely facial features and making them pop!
There are many ways and looks for highlighting. Check out our guide to see which highlight you should go for depending on the occasion and personal preference! 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

BEAUTY SCIENCE: Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate

Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate is a clear liquid that is insoluble in water. Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate is used in the formulation of many types of beauty products, including sunscreens and makeup products that marketed to contain ingredients that protect the skin from the sun. It is often listed as Octinoxate on sunscreen products. When you see on the ingredient listed for shampoos and other hair care products is it being used to protect these personal care products from deterioration caused by UV rays.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Vacation Essentials

Going On a Trip? Here's How to Pack up Your Beauty Routine 

So, maybe you're camping under the stars, pampering yourself on a 5-star cruise, sun-bathing in the tropics or planning a business trip for the big city this summer; is your travel bag ready!? Let's face it, different destinations call for some different essentials. Also, there may be some insightful products/tools that you haven't even thought of. While we all dread packing that suitcase almost as much as unpacking, it's got to get done. We want to take a load off your shoulders, so let us help you get your travel bag ready! Don't forget "what happens on vacation, stays on vacation"! Here are a few items you may not have thought of to include with your essential Dry Shampoo, Makeup Wipes, and Travel Sized Shampoo/Conditioner and Hairspray. So, what are we waiting for? ON Y VA!
When Wilderness Calls
We are not gonna sugar coat it, camping equals bugs and bacteria! But that's what makes the great outdoors so fun!? Keep it natural while visiting nature. Tea Tree Oil should be the first thing you'll want to grab. It can be used for just about anything! It works for fungal infections, critters (lice, fleas,

Monday, June 18, 2018

Choosing The Right Flat Iron - Ceramic? Tourmaline? Titanium?

Need a new flat iron? Or maybe the one you have is not doing the job you expected.  Keep reading to find out your best choice for your type of hair.
Ceramic. If you’re looking for healthy Infrared Heat and Negative Ion Technology, Ceramic is usually the least expensive way to go, but there’s a disclaimer: not all ceramic stylers are created equal. From your cheapest heating tools to your most expensive, you can find

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Weekly Trending Product: Mirabella WipeOut

100% essential in the summer because of how well they travel!
Don't be caught without your road-dog this summer! Ultra cute and compact, these wipes pack a gentle, but effective punch! Ready to go, WipeOut will take care of all your stubborn make-up needs! Also, take advantage of our

Saturday, June 16, 2018

12 Hair Color Terms You Should Know Before You Have Your Hair Colored!

You've made a decision to change up your hair color style and have made an appointment with your hairdresser to implement the change...but you're not sure what that change should be or what technique for applying color you want to try.  Well, we've gathered the terms here for you to use as a handy guide so you can have an informed discussion with your stylist.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Ten little Beauty Tips

Freeze Your Eyeliner
Does your eyeliner constantly crumble while putting it on? Leave it in the freezer for 15 minutes prior to applying your makeup. It should glide along your lash line seamlessly after that.

Shave With Conditioner
If you're out of shaving cream, lather your legs with conditioner instead of soap. Conditioner will soften the hair on your legs making it easier to shave (and it will leave your skin feeling extra silky).

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Brand Feature : Sojourn

Sojourn -  Stylist owned and operated by Hairstylist, Director of Education Debbie Boulton and her husband Matthew Boulton. Sojourn is a proud American Made company with an endearing dedication to the art and craft of hair styling with a focus on the highest quality ingredients that not only make your hair feel good, but allow your hair and scalp to heal from the inside out. 
Sojourn Science
Sojourn adopted a passionate and scientific philosophy based on positive chemistry for that perfect PH balance of 4.5-5.5 that the hair and skin require to be at it's healthiest. It's inspired by Sojourn's ideal that life isn't perfect but your hair can be with aide from some of nature's most nourishing ingredients:

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

BEAUTY SCIENCE: Color in your cosmetics

There is so much chemistry, legislation and biology related to color additives in cosmetics that is can be very difficult to understand. The complexity of color additives issues also makes them difficult for the ordinary consumer to know that their cosmetics are really safe.  Knock-off cosmetics not made in the USA do not generally abide by FDA regulations.
First, know that color additives in cosmetics include dyes and pigments and this group of ingredients is the most tightly regulated group in the cosmetic industry today.  All color additives for cosmetics

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Find the right bangs for you!

Want to change up your look in a small yet dramatic way this Summer? Try out some bangs! They're fun, adds some change and they come in a variety of looks.
Don't know what style to go with? Check out our list and see the pros and cons for each bang style to decide which one is the right one for you.