I'd say that around 70% of the hair-related pins I see in my feed are short, spiky, pixie-style cuts with comments like "Someday I'll work up the nerve" and "Love this look, but just can't pull it off." Short hair, wishful thinking.
Now is the time some of our clients pull back a bit and return to their jobs and carpools with a list of New Year's resolutions. As salon professionals, a slowdown for us isn't a bad thing. The funk months become an opportunity.
They say the key to raising a strong, resilient child is to share your experiences with them -- good, bad, and ugly -- and by doing so, show them how you can make it through. I'm glad I shared this with my daughter and didn't try to hide it.
It's that time of year again: when the glossy magazines are two-inches thick, spilling with new shapes and colors for fall... store shelves are stocked with sweaters and a virtual boot buffet... and makeup shades suddenly seem richer, deeper, and more sophisticated.
Three of my favorite looks to play with during fashion week can be amped up for the runway or toned down for an evening out. And many are inspired by the past, but can be individualized and altered for a very current feel.
When we lose sight of our appearance, nothing we do ever seems to be enough. Our hair color seems dull, the hair shape is never stylish enough, and the pursuit for the right shade of makeup is never ending.