3 Ways to Prepare your Hair for Summer!

Remember when you were just a teen and giddily, with your friends you’d apply some brand of lightener spray onto your hair, then bask in the sun for hours and await its kisses?  Oh to be young again…NOT!  Thank goodness those days are behind us!  We are beautiful, mature, sophisticated women.  We know that pampering ourselves is well-deserved – so …

Why Continuing Education in the Beauty Biz Matters

I’m often asked why I take the time to attend Continuing Education Units (CEUs or classes.)  They are usually a full day (away from my clients ☹) and can be costly.  But not attending isn’t an option for me – I enjoy these classes because they bring me up to speed on what’s new in the fashion world, connect me …

Curls Just Wanna Have fun!

Do you have curly hair?  Do you find yourself “dealing with it” rather than loving it?  Oh, my curly-locks ladies, you are so blessed!  As our friends as Loreal Paris say, “when we wear our hair curly, we embrace one of our most beautiful attributes.” Granted, curls can be a little challenging because they do require special care daily. But …

Muy Caliente! Heat and Hair

Exposed to the Elements:  Q&A about Heat and Healthy Hair! Q:  I use hot tools on my hair every day.  What products do you recommend that will protect my hair from the heat? A:  I do not recommend using hot tools every day.  You see, the hair loses moisture whenever styled with hot tools:  curling wand, flat iron, etc.  If …

What is Balayage? Learn more at Salon Lola in Gilbert, AZ

What is Balayage?

Balayage is a French word meaning to sweep or to paint. It allows for “sun-kissed”, natural looking hair—color that is akin to what we are given by nature as children: softer, beautifully blended, less noticeable regrowth lines – lovely hair. Less is more The principle idea behind Balayage is that less is more. It provides soft, lovely color. Balayage is …