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15
Mar

Techniques To Try For 2019

Every year, we are all introduced to new tips and tricks on how to manage our curls. Just a few years ago, curls were as simple as just adding water and conditioner. Now, we have certain ways to produce the most defined curls, what temperature the water should be on when washing our hair and how often we should wash it. What may seem like a commitment and a lengthy process to some can actually be simple depending on your knowledge. For instance, deep conditioning plays a large role in...
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30
Jan

2019 Predictions

When it comes to the world of curls, we never know what to expect for the years to come. Just a few years ago, curly hair was barely being sported in lieu of straight hair being the beauty standard. Now, we have so many appreciated variations of curls that it’s almost impossible to think about what trends are next to come. Last year, the blonde highlights became a popular choice amongst curly haired girls. We even saw a few pixie cuts surfacing. We find that most girls choose their next...
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03
Jan

2018 Curly Fads

This year, the curly hair community definitely added some new styles and twists to their natural routines. Sure, wash-and-gos were still a thing, but when introduced to pixie cuts and blonde streak highlights, a lot followed the trend. Curls are already fun as they are and the possibilities are endless regarding what you can do with them. A lot have been going with the pixie cut trend as it allows them to feel free and removes their label of being just “the girl with curly hair.” Highlights are always fun...
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28
Dec

Smoothing Treatment Questions Answered

Most Popular Smoothing Treatment Questions Answered… Sale is January 1 – January 31 ——— This Treatment has NO down time ———- You may wet/wash your hair the same day ———- Yes please book your color and haircut on the same day ———- Swimming in salt water or chlorine is absolutely fine ———- Stays for 3 months ———- You need to use sulfate free (on sale!) shampoo to maintain ———- You may keep your sale price of $199 If you Maintain your treatment within 4 months (16 weeks) Book Now
20
Sep

Different Shapes You Can Achieve With Your Next Curly Cut

The beauty of curly hair is that it comes in all shapes and sizes. The texture of your natural hair and the shape of your face play a role in which shape suits you the best. Luckily for some, their curls already fall into the shape that they want and a curly trim is all you need. Others seek curly cuts (highly recommended)for their new look or use protective styles like braids or twists in order to achieve their desired look. It is also a matter of length and tightness...
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14
May

Quiz! How Well Versed are you in Curl Talk?

Ever heard someone refer to their hair as “CG” and wonder what does that even mean? Well, in the same way every country has their own language(s), curly hair has its own too. We use this jargon to refer to different things like the current state of our hair to the style we did overnight to protect it. It works for those with curls and makes conversation much simpler. Take our quiz and see how you rank with your curly lingo. Give your self a point for each term you...
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03
May

How You Can Protect Your Curls This Summer

While the summer can be the most fun time of the year for many, most curly girls agree it can be double the work. Think about the amount of time and maintenance your hair requires- now multiply that by two. The sun and its UV rays can be detrimental to your hair by drying it out. For those who love lightening their hair color, the sun will definitely help in that department but you must still be careful of accidentally damaging curls by not protecting with enough moisture when entering...
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29
Mar

Color Options For Your Curls

  Okay, so you’ve made it through the transitionary period of your curls and now you’re ready for some color. This time around, it won’t be done by using a box dye at home. The temptation is real, especially after browsing through dozens of pages featuring a rainbow of curly haired girls. We’ve all been there! Nevertheless, make sure to do your research and find a salon that specializes in coloring curly hair or else you’ll find yourself back at square one again. These salons should be able to provide...
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10
Jan

Winter Curl RX

The dreaded dry out is upon us. Once the heat goes on a north eastern winter brings a whole new set of problems with it. Fly aways, split ends and less than voluminous crowns of curls can be less than flattering. Not to mention having to rip through the tiny fairy knots that lock themselves in. They never seem to be relieved until the scarves come off. If you have 3 minutes– Get it looking hydrated………. Polishers can help keep curls tame. Choose the most frizzy curls to polish with...
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14
Nov

Safe Ways to Add Heat to Your Curls

Adding heat to curly hair is a big risk- in fact, it is such a risk that your curl pattern might be altered when you wash it again. However, the risk level lowers when you use caution and don’t add heat frequently. For those who are transitioning from damaged hair, heat use isn’t recommended but if you do choose to add heat, it should only be done at least once a month. Many people who are transitioning don’t feel 100% comfortable with their hair so they blow dry it because...
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12
Sep

How to Care for Your Curls in the Fall

    As the summer comes to its end, changing our wardrobe isn’t the only thing we should be worried about. The summer is already a difficult season to maintain your curls because of the heat, humidity and chlorine from swimming pools (if you like to take a dip every now and then). Deep conditioning is crucial during this time of the year and it doesn’t change when the fall arrives. For those with curly hair, maybe you’ve already started thinking about how you’re going to maintain your hair in...
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01
Mar

Curl Trends from Spring Fashion Week 2017

Spring looks straight from #FASHIONWEEK. Crop Top curly girls were all over the runway. Natural styling and rounded tops with a tear drop shaped nape area finishes the look.Keep curls feminine by defining out small pieces around the face try Curlfections Polishing Whip or Glimmer Polish . Slick Soft Waves Apply product wet and gently comb to smooth out curl. Air dry for natural waves. Try Ouidad’s Clear Control Pomade or Wave Create Sea Salt Spray.   Heavy Bangs with bohemian soft waves cascading to the shoulders. Use a cream that will not over...
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01
Feb

Your Just Glowing!

How could you not love looking at the vivid or neon color combinations. Even if your not in the market for a vibrant look its hard to turn away. Our stylist live, sleep and breath these fabulous colors just because they are lively and can be so fun to work with. When a client is ready to be creative and allow  a stylist  to create a custom look you get a result that will be unique and eye catching.With the new addition to the market of florescent black light Top Coat your look can...
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01
Feb

Enchantingly Easy Styling Tutorials to Love

You can’t go wrong with a romantic style. Soft and pretty these flirty looks can be restyled for days. Perfect looks for a romantic evening out after a long day or plan for them in your weekly routine.  Wash and go on day 1. Then use these as your day 2nd,3rd or 4th day look to keep from having to repeatedly wash and dry out thirsty winter curls. Texture and hold is the key to longevity. See our stylist top product picks below to compliment your look. Click each picture to enlarge each style.          ...
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04
Nov

Blow Dry with out Damaging Curls

This is a tutorial best for waves and s curl pattern curly girls Integrity is key when blow drying curls. You want a style change NOT a permanent look from heat damage, which can easily happen to curls if done improperly. We encourage you to think about protecting curls from beginning to end.This is a great night time style to do before you go to bed. You will be ready to go in the morning. A good blow style can last a full week. Take your time its worth it!...
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18
Oct

Get Inspired

Pintrest, Instagram and Google searches will lead you to a plethora of excellent photos to find inspiration. Get the most from your pins by keeping a theme in mind and storing photos in the same place. The more visuals the better!   Don’t be afraid to show your stylist several different looks but explain why you like each one specifically. If you have multiple photos you like for varying reason and cant decide on one style, show them all and include explaining what you don’t like so you get the most out of your...
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