Category Hairstyle Tips and Advice

Hairstyle Trends 2023 – “Fresh and Trendy for the Summer”

Medium Length Curly Bob with midlength bangs

Hairstyle Trends 2023 – Cutting Edge and Some Revisited

“As we see more and more social media post regarding fashion in 2023, a few key hairstyle trends 2023 are starting to stand out.”

Some new hairstyle trends are emerging as we scroll through social media posts about fashion in 2023. They are creative variations of classic styles with eye-catching colors and details inspired by some new influencers. Celebrity hairstyles show us that we don’t have to limit ourselves to the same old hairstyles that are supposed to suit certain face shapes. With some styling and a fresh perspective, we can achieve trendier and more sophisticated looks.

Bobs with Bangs are Still Banging

Med Length Bob with Bangs Brown Hair

Bangs continue to be popular in 2023. A bob haircut with bangs is a versatile and stylish choice for summer...

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African American Braids and Locks “Professionally Crafted Master Pieces”

“Professionally Crafted Hair Braids and Locks for all Lengths and Texture”

Established in the year 2000, Fatou Kane from Senegal, Africa, is the sole owner of Auphirah African Hair Braiding & Locks with over 25 years’ experience braiding and locking hair. “Braids and Locks have been a large part of African culture and tradition for centuries and Fatou and her hair braiding team can braid or lock any length or texture of hair as long as they can grab it.”

Her hair braiding salon specializes in all varieties of braids and related services including Senegalese twist, micro twist, Savannah twist, box braids, jumbo braids, feed in, sew in, locks maintenance, locks repair, interlocking and much more. Most of their braiding styles will last between a month to three months...

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A Successful Hair Color Correction Makeover – by Haircolorist Marg Navratil

A Successful Hair Color Makeover Correction – from Red Orange to a Beautiful Natural Brown

Model: Bobbi Jo Valdez – Physical Therapy Tech

by Marg Navratil (America Board Certified Hair Colorist, Salon Owner, Makeup Photographer)

I met Bobbi Jo Valdez, Physical Therapy Tech during a 6-week Physical Therapy assignment for sciatica. During my first session I immediately noticed how her red complexion looked with her red orange hair color. I asked if she was happy about her hair color and the answer was a definite no.

I invited Bobbi Jo Valdez to make an appointment at my hair salon, A Gallery Salon, Santa Fe, NM, for a hair color correction makeover. She smiled and immediately agreed to schedule an appointment and soon started the first session...

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Long Hair Updo • Simple, Elegant and Easy for any Formal Occasion

Elegant Long Hair Updo

Easy but Elegant Long Hair Updo for any Formal Occasion

“Watch hair style artist Johnny Lavoy create a long hair updo with a simple black ribbon you can purchase from any trimming store.”

In this video he will show you how to create an updo that’s really simple, elegant and easy for the upcoming Holidays. If you’re in a hurry and need a quick do after work for a party, then follow this video to create a professional updo.

Johnny uses a neat idea of putting a ribbon in a braid that creates a hair style that works great as a formal hairstyle, wedding hairstyle as well as a prom hairstyle.

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Pony Tail Hairstyle • Transform it Into a Stunning Modern Hairstyle

Hanna Beth Pony Tail Stunning Modern Hairstyle

Transform a Simple Pony Tail Hairstyle Into a Stunning Modern Look

Johnny Lavoy in this video shows how to add a new twist on the pony tail hairstyle to make this everyday look more modern and exciting.”

With his easy to follow step-by-step instructions you’ll learn how to style your hair at home just like a professional.

I see a lot of pony tails on women these days. So if you often tie your hair up in pony tail, try using a simple accessory like a headband, scarf, pin or broche to give it a celebrity look. Accessories can be an all important addition that helps enhance and sometimes hide your hair.

They also look really chic with a bit of fringe in the front.

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Men Hair Extensions -“Great Option to Increase Confidence and Look”

Men hair extensions on a young man

Men Hair Extensions – Look Younger and More Dynamic

“Men hair extensions are more acceptable today and can increase confidence, dramatically change a man’s look and a suitable option for male pattern baldness.”

Many men go through the different serums and creams and find that the results are just not there. It may seem a bit embarrassing for men to visit a hair salon or hair specialist looking for hair extensions but you would not believe just how popular they are. The great thing about hair extensions is you can get them before you are balding and no one will ever know the difference.

Even if you are not balding and are looking for a bit of a change or a new color but don’t want to go through all the color treatments for highlights, male hair extensions are a great alternative to consider...

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Hairstyles for Young Professional Women

“To be successful in her career and still be fashion-savvy, a woman must examine her job description from the point of view of hairstylists.”

How should a professional woman style her hair? There is no single accurate answer for this question. Beyond individual preferences, the appropriate hairstyle depends on many factors, most importantly, the nature of her job. The job description of her chosen profession has a great influence on the way a woman should style her hair.

But other factors also come into play, such as her other social roles and her personal goals. Sometimes, these factors have conflicting demands on her. For example, a woman might be an event planner who may need a glamorous long hairstyle, but she is also a new mom whose baby likes to grab her hair...

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How to Find the Best Hairstyle for Your Face Shape

“Choosing the perfect hairstyle is just one of those things that elude most women.”

Sometimes, a gorgeous cut is undermined by the fact that the woman wearing it is too busy to style it properly. Other times, a cut is chosen because of how great it looks on someone else, but ends up looking pathetic on the woman wishing to mimic the style because her hair type and texture is the exact opposite needed to wear the style beautifully.

But not everyone is destined to encountering hairstyle disaster after disaster on their quest for the perfect cut, and neither are you. All it takes is just a little bit of pre-planning and consideration to get the perfect hairstyle each and every time you go to the salon. Here are just a few questions that you should ask yourself when changing your style:

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Creating Sexy Supermodel Long Hairstyles

Sexy, Long Hairstyle with a Medium Barrel Curling Iron

In this how to hair style video, Johnny Lavoy shows you how to create a sexy, long hairstyle with a medium barrel curling iron. It’s an incredibly beautiful loose curl look and a simple hair style which you can do from home in minutes.

Tip for Long Thick Hair

For you ladies with long, thick hair, instead of making 4 sections of your hair make an extra section or two out of the back two sections. You may also find you need to add a few more seconds (10-20) of heat from the curling iron to get the desired curl.

Don’t over set the curls because you want them to look natural. Also if the top layer of your hair has more volume or is extra thick you may want to curl a bit of it as well...

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Hair Extensions for Thin Hair – “Instantly Making Thin Hair Look Long and Beautiful”

“Hair extensions are a very popular way of instantly making thin hair look long and beautiful.”

“While hair extensions will not actually make your thin hair hair thicker, they will give you the appearance of thicker hair”.

Hair extensions are a very popular way of instantly making thin hair look long and beautiful. Growing your hair long takes 5-6 years at an average of 1 cm per month! Hair extensions can give you around 21 inches of thick hair in just a few hours!

And if you’re a man that has always had long hair, but began noticing bald patches and/or a receding hairline, hair extensions are good for a temporary solution. We emphasize the word temporary because extensions add weight to your hair. While they may look good for the time being, extensions put stress on your hair follicles.

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Hairstyles for Thin Hair – Accentuate Your Best Features

Hairstyles for Thin Hair – Hide the Thinning Spots of Your Hair

“Short hairstyles are known for taking the attention away from your hair and back to the best features of your face”.

When you have thinner hair, it can be hard to find the right hairstyle for your thin hair that will not only compliment your facial shape but also perhaps hide the thinning spots of your hair as well.  All too many times the latest and most popular hairstyles tend to only accentuate your thinning hair instead of making you feel more comfortable and fashionable. There are millions of people who have thin or fine hair that may not go well with absolutely every hairstyle, but there are many great hairstyles that can compliment your hair and your style.

As men and women both experience thinning and fine hair, men h...

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Fringe Hairstyles – “Make Your Eyes Prominent and Smile Sparkling”

Fringe hairstyle Blonde Short Hairstyle with fringe bangs

Fringe Hairstyles – “Add Softness to Your Hair and Accentuate Your Best Features “

“Fringe hairstyles are still among the popular hairstyles for that subtle yet sexy look”.

You too can get that fabulous look just like the celebrities and add a unique softness to your hairstyle. Fringe hairstyles are still among the most popular hairstyles for that subtle yet sexy look. Often cut well past the eye, bang hairstyles can take away attention from some peculiar facial features like a high forehead.

If you want to make your eyes prominent or add that special touch to your smile, curly fringe bang hairstyles done off the face can be an excellent choice.

Fringe Hairstyles Work With All Hair Lengths

Fringe hairstyles are very versatile and can go well with both straight hair, curly or wavy hair...

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