I know this may sound a little over the top but your bridal party absolutely needs a checklist! Again, if it’s a laid back wedding then don’t sweat it but if you’re going to flip because someone didn’t bring something then being proactive is the way to go! The reason I came up with the [...]
I believe that every bride should have a checklist to prevent bridezilla syndrome (unless you are really laid back and just don’t worry much). I can’t even count how many times I’ve had a bride rush to her hair appointment late spilling orange juice & vodka down her arm. You don’t have to be a [...]
Salon Color vs. Box Color has been a huge topic of my readers e-mails and comments. This infographic is the first of a series that will help explain the difference between salon and box color. If you just can’t wait for my next infographic…10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Box Color is a great post [...]
1. That Gal by Benefit Cosmetics Brightens your complexion Wear alone or under makeup Raspberry & Chamomile soothes skin $29.00 2. Prime Time by Bare Escentuals You won’t even know it’s there! Available in: Original Oil Control Neutralizing Brightening Minimizes pores, lines, texture, dryness & more Mineral Infused, Preservative Free All Skin Types [...]
I decided to write a post about perms because I hear this question more often than you think, and from people who should not even be considering a perm! I expect it from my “baby boomer” generation clients because they have grown up with perms as did their children. Then there are those with very [...]
Everyone wants to know what the difference is between professional products and drugstore brands. Maybe we can’t see the difference….but it’s there! I used products from Wal-Mart until after college and I knew I liked the expensive stuff, but it was more of a luxury. Now that I only use professional brands I couldn’t [...]
I always knew that I wanted to get into cosmetology and as my journey began I realized that there is so much more help for college students opposed to trades. My guidance counselor office at the high school was all about helping you get to college, but when you say “I want to do [...]
Does your hair turn green in the pool? Do your ends get really dry or break easily in the summer? Check out these tips for keeping your hair healthy in the heat! 1. Use Leave-In Conditioner! Using leave-in conditioner is my number one tip for so many reasons. If you apply [...]
I’ve seen plenty of wedding day salon disasters so I’m giving everyone some information to make sure your big day goes smoothly! There seems to be a million things to think about when planning a wedding and when it comes to hair most people don’t think past making an appointment. You [...]
If you’re not sure what you need to change up from your winter routine then you’ve come to the right place! I subconsciously use different products in summer than in winter as most of you probably do. This list will give you a head start on great new products as well as old favorites for [...]
We all love to get a good pedicure when we can but there are some things you should know before you make your next appointment. I am very choosy about where I will get a pedicure and that’s probably why I end up doing them myself. At first it was because I am a [...]
”I don’t know what happened, it’s the same box I always get.” Surprisingly enough I get a lot of clients that look at me puzzled when I say that box color is bad for their hair. I’ve always known this to be common knowledge and a few of those reasons you can guess [...]
All I can say is….this is THE product to use when you’re at the point of no return! There are lots of great conditioners out there, but this one has covered all bases. The first time I heard about It’s a 10 was when a fellow student over-processed my hair. Sacrificing my beautiful long hair [...]
All I can say is….this is THE product to use when you’re at the point of no return! There are lots of great conditioners out there, but this one has covered all bases. The first time I heard about It’s a 10 was when a fellow student over-processed my hair. Sacrificing my beautiful long [...]
A special thanks to everyone for participating in Octobers “Social & Share” Contest! Each month there’s a new giveaway and all you have to do is be social and share! Some months will feature more than one giveaway and remember….you can’t win if you don’t pin! Congratulations October Giveaway Winner: Michelle Boor, Thanks for tweeting [...]
Learning from others is one of the easiest ways to grow. Not only is it free, but absorbing the wisdom of someone you respect, look up to, or relate with can open many doors in life. People are always looking for answers whether they realize it or not….sometimes those answers are right in front [...]
Keep your clients needs and requests above your own and you will succeed. Depending on your outlook you may think one of two things when reading the above statement. Being positive in everything we do throughout life is one of the major factors to success. I believe that we get from the universe [...]
The life of a hairdresser….well….it’s not always as glamorous as others may perceive it to be. Often I hear, “Oh, it must be such a fun career!”. Like everything else, it has its ups and downs….eating hair all day without realizing it isn’t as bad as it sounds! BehindtheChair.com has countless tips, [...]
A mini guide to the best eye makeup brushes from Bare Minerals. Which brushes you need daily….and those that are best for special occasions! Quick Makeup Brush Tips: 1. Clean your makeup brushes regularly to maintain their life and beauty. You can use Well-Cared For Conditioning Shampoo by Bare Minerals or any gentle shampoo/soap. [...]
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