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Common Hair Washing Mistakes

I know. It's not rocket science but there are actually several mistakes you can make when it comes to lathering up your locks. When you shampoo your hair "Lathering up the ends" is unnecessary. The dirt, sebum and dead skin live at the scalp, not 12 inches out on your ends. So lather at [...]

By | 2018-04-10T05:04:38+00:00 April 16th, 2018|beauty, beauty tips, Hair, Hair-protection|0 Comments

Happy Hair Travels

Getting ready to travel a bit? I had a question posed to me a couple of days ago about why a client's hair reacted differently when she was traveling. "It never looks like it does when I am at home styling?" Here are a few quick tips I suggested she try: Humidity is a huge [...]

10 Tips For Fine/Thin Hair

Here are a few tips I give my clients to help them with their fine hair. 1. Shampooing every day is hard on the hair. Try instead to use a dry shampoo for one or preferably two days. There is a number on the market that are wonderful. My favorites are Osis+ Refresh Dust [...]

By | 2018-04-09T21:09:34+00:00 March 21st, 2018|beautiful, beauty, Beauty Salons, beauty tips, Fine hair, Hair, hair loss, Hair tips, Haircare, Heathy hair, Limp hair, Perms, Published, So Reno, Texturizing|Comments Off on 10 Tips For Fine/Thin Hair

New Product Alert!

Thinning hair is a problem for many folks. Like many things as we age, cellular turn over slows down. We do not heal as fast, we do not produce as much oil so our skin gets drier and the list goes on. Hair follicles often become weaker from many things. One of which is [...]

By | 2018-03-27T00:58:45+00:00 June 19th, 2017|beautiful, beauty, Beauty Salons, beauty tips, conditioning treatments, dry hair, Fine hair, Hair, hair loss, So Reno, UV protecting|Comments Off on New Product Alert!

Long Hair Goals? Ask for a Dusting…

When you tell your hairdresser you want your hair dusted or just a dusting, it means you want less than 1/4 inch off of your hair. The term I use with my clients is "You just want an new end. Right?! Hair grows approximately 1/4 inch a month. That means if [...]

By | 2018-03-27T00:25:12+00:00 February 5th, 2017|beautiful, Beauty Salons, beauty tips, behind the chair, Extensions, Long Hair, No-heat curls|Comments Off on Long Hair Goals? Ask for a Dusting…

Happy Hands & Cuticles (winter edition)

Hands in particular are exposed and at risk for dry, chaffing, irritation and sometimes cracking skin during this cold season. We are washing them more than usual to ward off cold and flu germs. We are drinking less water, which is what our skin, hair and nails need the most. And [...]

By | 2017-02-06T16:01:49+00:00 November 28th, 2016|beauty, Beauty Salons, beauty tips, Hands, Healthy, Nails, Reno, Skin, skincare, So Reno, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Hands & Cuticles (winter edition)

Aunt Denny’s Peanut Brittle

If you like peanut brittle you should give this recipe a try. I have been told by Peanut Brittle connoisseurs it is their favorite. Aunt Denny says it is all about the cast iron pan. Honestly it is the only time I break that darn heavy thing out of the cupboard. [...]

By | 2018-03-27T00:51:58+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Farmer’s Market, Food, Goofing off, Holidays, Recipes, Reno, Reviews, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Aunt Denny’s Peanut Brittle

Being Aware Is A Beautiful Thing

Now that school is back in full swing here in Washoe County and we are all getting ready for back to school conferences with our children's teachers this is a great time to be made aware of the food allergies that may be affecting your children or others in her classroom. [...]

By | 2017-02-06T16:02:50+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|allergies, Food, Reno, Trends|Comments Off on Being Aware Is A Beautiful Thing

Burner Hair

As the epic event begins to transform our biggest little city into something that resembles a scene from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome some of our locals love to participate as well. This is a great time of year to try something completely unexpected and daring. After all everyone will just think you [...]

By | 2017-02-06T16:03:24+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Burning Man, Color Correction, Fun Color, Hair tips, Reno|Comments Off on Burner Hair

What do you Believe in?

For anyone that has sat in my chair while I have done their hair in the last two years or so I am sure it will come as no surprise to you that I believe in the power of positive thinking. I love to think Big and I love to help [...]

By | 2017-02-06T16:03:53+00:00 July 24th, 2014|Activities, Art, artistic, Charity, Donations, Downtown, Reno|Comments Off on What do you Believe in?