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Mickey Bolek Weighs in on the “Dry Haircut”

Posted by Mickey B.

A while ago I read an article in Harper’s Bazaar about dry cutting hair. The writer described some of the situations in which dry cutting is preferred. At the time this method of cutting was very popular. It still is, so I thought it would be a good time for me to revisit the subject.

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When It’s Time for a New Hairstyle

Posted by Mickey B.

Clients frequently choose fall as the time to try a new hairstyle. When they ask for advice from their stylists, they may not hear exactly what they want. At that precise moment stylist and client begin to collaborate.

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Is Red Hair Right For Me?

Posted by Mickey B.

Have you ever wondered how you would look as a redhead? Lots of women have. Red hair color is a standout – less than 2% of the population is naturally red – and redheads grab the attention. For some, going red can be an agonizing decision.

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Summer Hair Doesn’t Have to be Frizzy Hair

Posted by Mickey B.

Summer is full-blown and the humidity is spiking to new levels. If you hair is frizzing – from flyaway wisps to a fully involved mop – there are ways for you to tame that frizz. A combination of salon treatments and home care will keep your hair healthy looking and manageable for the season.

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Trending Cool for Men: The Taper Fade

Posted by Mickey B.

  It’s hard to avoid reading, seeing or hearing about “the fade.” This popular hairstyle for men, with all of its many variations, is everywhere – check out Brad Pitt. According to GQ Style, it’s become a universal cut, worn by investment bankers and lawyers as well as by the young and cool set. 

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Hair Pomade: Not Your Father’s Hair Wax

Posted by Mickey B.

Men’s grooming is one of the fastest growing categories in our industry. Men are spending more time in salons, and they’re not just getting haircuts. Beard grooming and hair coloring to camouflage gray are among the most popular services men are requesting. Like their female counterparts, men want advice on at home care.

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Mickey Bolek: How to Keep That Vibrant Hair Color

Posted by Mickey B.

You know that feeling you get when you leave the salon with the perfect hair color? It’s the finishing touch on the investment you’ve made in your appearance. You are ready for anything that comes your way! Here are some tips for how to keep that vibrant hair color looking great. 

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There’s No Bargain – A Good Haircut is Priceless!

Posted by Mickey B.

Maybe it’s because I “do hair.” But I am always mystified by the tendency for those who “wear hair” to look for a bargain haircut. It doesn’t make sense to shop for the best fashion and then cut corners at the hair salon. Why? Unlike those great boots or designer label pants, you wear your haircut every day.

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Mickey Bolek’s Summer Hair Care Tips

Posted by Mickey B.

Summer’s here and it’s time to head to the beach. As a stylist, I think about what happens to your hair when you expose it to the combination of sun and salt water or chlorine. Summer hair care can be a challenge.

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Hot Hairstyle Trends for Your Summer Fun

Posted by Mickey B.

The 2016 beach season has begun. You’ve spent hours getting the right bathing suit, planning trips, and praying to the weather gods that the rain holds off till September. Now, what about your hair?

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