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    Salon Speak Decoded

    This is the spoken-code professional’s use in the salon. Acupuncture Face Lift/Facial Rejuvenation – A method of eastern medicine (Oriental) where tiny (hair thin) needles are inserted in the body, face and head to reduce and remove the signs of aging while balancing the entire body, mind and spirit. Acupuncture facelift. Asymmetry – A style that is not symmetric. Either side doesn’t match evenly. Here is an  example Back-Combing – A modern term for teasing (without using a rat-tail comb and packing, and ratting the hair down close to the scalp). The technique is achieved by holding the hair up taunt in a sections. Then in the opposite direction toward…

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    Are expensive styling tool worth the money?

    There is an old saying “An artist is only as good as his tools.” I am a firm believer there is merit to that saying. Years ago when I was a platform artist setting trends for thousands of professionals I use the most expensive, and very best tools money could buy. Spending a $1,000.00 on a pair of shears, $500.00 on a blower and $250.oo for a brush is over the top, I know, but when I was setting trends all eyes were on me only the very best would do. Since then, I found that expensive isn’t always better, its a matter of preference. Finding the tools that feel…

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    Budget Hair Cuts? I can’t afford an expensive stylist any other alternatives?

    I’m on a budget and can’t afford an expensive stylist to cut my hair every month. Last month I cheated on my stylist and went to a super cheap budget salon and got butchered. Is there a mid priced haircut salon that I can go to? Or are there any other alternatives? A great haircut goes an extremely long way…   Just because the stylist works at a high end salon does not reflect the quality of their work. Some times you can find a great stylist at a mid priced salon. I’m not sure they will be using tools like this Tondeo 9030 Premium Sensation Offset 5.5″ Hair Shears…