Author: Misty Angelique

Tips for Thicker, Fuller Hair

Do you feel like your hair used to be thick, full, and voluminous but now it’s on the thinner side and you can’t seem to bounce it back to what it used to be? If you feel that way, know you are not alone! Many men and women struggle with the aftermath of thinning hair. Some find hairstyles that try to mask the thinning while others try various remedies, hoping for a miracle. We’ve compiled some tips and tricks below that will help you get your hair looking and full as it once was. Be picky with your hair products. When choosing a shampoo and conditioner, make sure to choose one that is volumizing. We offer a Volume Shampoo and Volume Conditioner, as well as an Amplifying Foam that boosts the volume of your hair right before your eyes. The right products can make all the difference. Style your hair for max fullness. When you dry your hair, are you flipped over so that the air is blowing the roots upward or are you blowing them down, slicking them to your scalp? Drying your hair will help lift the roots, creating more volume. Once hair is dried, tease your hair to add even more volume, especially at the crown. Pay special attention to what styling tools you use as well. Ceramic tools provide a lot of volume while leaving...

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Stop Sweatin’ It

If you are someone who has natural hair and likes to sweat it out at the gym, you might have wondered if your sweat is taking a toll on your hair. Guess what? It is! We’ve been trained to think that washing your hair daily is harsh on your hair, but you can’t just sit back and do nothing or that sweat will start damaging the locks you are working so hard to grow out or maintain. We all know there are major benefits to sweating. Not only is it a sign that you are getting in a great workout, but it’s your body’s natural defense at ridding your body of toxins and cooling it down as you exercise. I know what you’re thinking: yeah, yeah, that’s all fine and well but what about the damage it’s doing to my hair? Sweat contains salt, and salt and natural hair aren’t always compatible. Actually, if the sweat is left to sit on your hair and scalp, it will cause dryness. There is good news! You can halt these harsh reactions by taking a few simple steps to protect your hair. Control the Sweat Now, you can’t totally control how much you sweat, but you can try to reduce the amount or wick it away. If you are looking to absorb sweat, try wearing an absorbent head wrap or headband that...

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Saving Your Skin this Winter

This time of year is so beautiful. The snow glistens on the rooftops and branches where the leaves once were. The earth is at rest, getting ready for a beautiful spring. Beauty is all around us and then we look at our once beautiful skin and shriek! What in the world has the winter done to our skin!? Dry skin can be a challenge that most of us face during this chilly season but with a few tips, you can curtail just how bad it gets. Save your skin in the shower. When you are frozen from being outside,...

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Boost Retail Sales this Holiday

Your books are full thanks to everyone wanting to look their best when they see their family and friends during the holidays so why not use this increase in foot traffic to boost your retail sales, too? With a few key tricks up your sleeve, your products will be flying off of the shelves as people look for gift ideas. Have your doubts? Read on for easy things you can start doing today to sell your retail. Keep key products or gift options at eye level. This is the sweet spot where products sell the fastest. Utilize the color red in your displays. Red generates emotion and a sense of urgency so it’s best to use red near your hot gift items or items that are on a great sale. Group items in odd number quantities. Having items grouped in of 3, 5, or 7 are more visually appealing than groupings of 2, 4, 6, etc. Shine light on the featured product or gift basket that you are promoting to put them in the spotlight. Price items clearly, whether it is on the product itself or on a shelf marker. Utilize the senses when creating your displays. Adding in a scented oil warmer or candle and adding some light Christmas music can completely change the mood in your salon and for the better! Keep your salon and products clean....

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Preparing Your Salon Staff for Holiday Hustling

It might only be October, but the holidays are creeping in and will be here before you know it! This is your busy time of the year since all of your client’s want to look their best as they celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, and ring in the New Year with family and friends. Taking the time to prepare your staff for the upcoming season will help to alleviate stress and anxiety and allow things to run a bit smoother. With a few simple tips in your arsenal, you’ll be ready to have a meeting with your team and get everyone...

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