Monthly Archives: July 2013

This One's For the Birds

This ultra-modern updo’s feathery finish gives an edgy yet ethereal quality that’s perfect for trendy Summer events. But don’t try this at home, because this kind of work is professional grade only. Come for your personalized Director consultation where we

4 Great Summer 2013 Sun Screens

SPF is just one factor in choosing (and wearing) a sunscreen. How a sunblock smells, feels, and works with your makeup determines whether you’ll actually rub it in. Here are creams to try this summer.


A seriously hydrating sunscreen

Bang It

This picture of Rooney Mara from Vogue shows how even a more aggressive cut can be beautiful if done well. The wide open, round fringe shows off her amazing cheekbones and large eyes. And the longer, bob inspired back balances

Braided and Unbridled

1. Prep towel-dried hair with a volumizing Blow Dry Lotion like B&B Thickening Spray or Oribe Maximista. Rough-dry and made a deep side part. 

2. Section the hair into two parts: a front section going from the side part, over

Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board

This classic one-length shape is made new again by the dramatic use of blonde variation from roots to ends. We love how this sleek, stylish cut can make even the roundest of faces look slimmer.
To achieve this look, prepare

Shades of Steel Grey

We love how this unconventional color still looks beautiful as the deep regrowth fades into an icy blue grey and the combination with a traditional haircut makes this edgy look more accessible. This gradated color technique can also be utilized

Summer Fairy Floss

Amanda Hoffhines at luxelab, Color Educator, loves this fun summer color that while quite funky is still soft and pretty. The underwater-like movement of this shape is enhanced by fading from a deeper shade of lilac pastel to a

All Shook Up

We love how this picture of Elvis from the early 60’s looks like it could be worn today. It can be made more modern by barbering the sides and leaving a loose disconnected pompadour on top. Using Oribe’s Grandiose Mousse


We love this update of a classic Sassoon look that incorporates graduated weight in all the right places to make it look sleek, modern and sexy. To get this look use Kerastase’s Volumactive Mousse before blow drying with a large

Angles and Asymmetry

Luxelab stylist Lauren Sill did a fabulous cut on another stylist Amanda Hoffhines, the shattered asymmetrical bob has a disconnected nape and was highlighted with the new L’Oreal Inoa Ultrablonde series.