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Cosmetology

What Is a Brazilian Blowout?

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For the past year or so, I’ve heard a lot about Brazilian blowouts, yet had no idea what they were.  The name alone intrigued me; it sounds fun and exotic.  I also noticed that it was a really expensive hair treatment, which made it even more intriguing. After wondering for what felt like forever, I decided to Google it. It turns out that a Brazilian blowout, aka a keratin smoothing treatment, is a temporary hair straightening service.  Let me tell you a little more about it…

Have you ever heard of a "Brazilian Blowout" and wondered what it meant? Learn all the pros and cons of this controversial hair treatment...

In this article, I will discuss everything there is to know about a Brazilian blowout.  I’ll also answer some typical questions like “Will it work on African hair?”, “How does it work?”, and “Does it really have formaldehyde in it?”

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21 Memes That Every Hairstylist Can Relate To….

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This may or may not be funny for the average person, but I’ll bet that almost every hairstylist in the world can relate to most of these hilarious hairstylist memes.  Either way, it can’t hurt to check them out. You just might laugh a little…

21. When you can’t talk sense into your client…

Are you looking for a good laugh? Here are 21 of the funniest hairstylist memes that I could find on the internet...

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Dictionary of Hair Terminology

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Hairstylists literally use their own language sometimes.  There is so much hair terminology and phrases that they use on a daily basis, that might mean nothing to non-cosmetologists.  Do you ever wonder what some of these common phrases that hairstylists use mean?  Well,  if you said “yes,” then you’re in luck!  I’ve compiled a list of all the hair language I could think of, and I’d like to call it the “Dictionary of Hair Terminology.”  I plan to keep this page updated when I think of new terms and/or when new terminology comes into play, so make sure you save it.

Do you ever wonder what all the hairstylist lingo is? Check out this dictionary of hair terminology!

The Hair Terminology:

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Acid Perm– A type of permanent wave that produces softer curls and has a pH level of 6.5 to 8.0.

Activator– A chemical ingredient added to hair bleach to speed the process without creating extra damage. (more…)

Fade Haircut Timelapse

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So last night, my husband desperately wanted me to cut his hair so he could look “fresh” for Thanksgiving, where we will obviously be around family.  He gets a fade haircut and I thought that it might be a cool experiment to time-lapse the whole haircut on my iPad.. and I think the results turned out pretty cool… (more…)

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